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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to pay for repairs of Roth Building

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Original post made by Bill D'Agostino on Jun. 6, 2006
Last comment by Steven M, on Jun 6, 2006 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 5440 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Shady Lane moves, Anatolian Kitchen expands

Gift boutique Shady Lane is slated to move from University Avenue to Sharon Heights Shopping Center next month; Anatolian...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 17, 2015 at 4:47 pm | 33 comments | 5440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annoying police traps - what about folks who run lights???

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Original post made by td on Mar. 15, 2007
Last comment by Josh G, on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 22 comments | 5439 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tom DuBois enters race for City Council

Tom DuBois, a Midtown resident who jumped into Palo Alto's land-use politics during last year's heated battle over a housing...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 10, 2014 at 8:22 am | 40 comments | 5438 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Questions persist about basement construction

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Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Helen Grant, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:00 am | 18 comments | 5437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools not top-performing for Latino, low-income students

The Palo Alto school district ranks behind nine other Silicon Valley districts in helping Latino students gain proficiency...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by paly alum parent, on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:18 pm | 53 comments | 5437 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County voters may face tax question

Voters in Santa Clara County may be asked to approve a one-eighth-of-a-cent boost in the sales tax this November. The Board...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Aug 9, 2012 at 8:44 am | 18 comments | 5437 Views

BOOKS

Is someone trying to tell us something?

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Original post made by Carol on Oct. 6, 2006
Last comment by Amy, on Dec 5, 2006 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 5436 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Voting for trust

Located in downtown Palo Alto, Open Source Digital Voting Foundation's goal is to build a publicly owned digital elections...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:43 pm | 2 comments | 5435 Views

RESTAURANTS

What happened to Casa Isabel?

I drove by Casa Isabel today and it looked boarded up - also the phone has been disconnected. Does anybody know what is...

Original post made by Michele on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jenna, on Jul 21, 2011 at 5:39 pm | 12 comments | 5432 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County embarks on long road to fix congested expressways

Faced with thickening traffic jams throughout its expressway network, Santa Clara County officials are considering a range...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Silly, on Jul 24, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 44 comments | 5432 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill-De Anza tapped to create 'statewide online education ecosystem'

In the fast-moving world of online learning, the Foothill-DeAnza Community College District has been tapped to help pave...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hooray, on Dec 16, 2013 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 5430 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Four office buildings, theater planned for downtown Palo Alto

The City of Palo Alto and billionaire philanthropist John Arrillaga are pushing forward a sweeping development plan that...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Constraints are a good thing, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:06 pm | 85 comments | 5425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cory Wolbach jumps into Palo Alto's council race

Seeking to bring a fresh voice to Palo Alto's simmering debate over growth and development, Sen. Jerry Hill's staff member...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:25 am | 37 comments | 5425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: 'Show us' time on library bonds

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Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 11, 2008 at 10:23 pm | 54 comments | 5424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New superintendent dreams big for Ravenswood

Surveying East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District with fresh eyes, new Superintendent Gloria Hernandez sees a lot...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by OPar, on Jan 23, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 5 comments | 5423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Palo Alto banker Carl Schmitt dies

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Original post made on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by Ed F, on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:06 am | 4 comments | 5423 Views

BOOKS

Changing the way we die

What do you want to do with the rest of your life? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/01/31/changing-the-way-we-die...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 5423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas senior center head to step down

Lisa Hendrickson, president and CEO for the past 15 years of Avenidas, the Palo Alto senior-services nonprofit, has announced...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Thomas M. Pamilla, on May 16, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 5422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike improvements eyed around Palo Alto high schools

With about two dozen bike projects already in the works in Palo Alto, city officials are preparing to sign off on two more...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by just wondering, on Jan 21, 2015 at 11:21 pm | 30 comments | 5422 Views
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