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PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to avoid another Alma Plaza

I pass by Alma Plaza every day and wonder how the builder got this passed. I remember 10 years of back and forth and this...

Original post made by Resident Ramona Street on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bg, on Jan 24, 2014 at 11:46 pm | 70 comments | 5836 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rent Watch

Q: I am a local property manager. Recently, after a rent increase notice was issued, a disabled tenant submitted a reasonable-accommodation...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

So Much For Us Being Greeted As Liberators

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Original post made by EnoughAlready on Jan. 24, 2007
Last comment by Ron, on Jan 29, 2007 at 5:40 pm | 47 comments | 5835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Widespread errors led to clearcutting of Cal Ave trees

Insufficient public outreach, miscommunication within Palo Alto's Public Works Department and the department's widespread...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Daddywarbucks, on Dec 19, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 70 comments | 5833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Town: Inviting Romic to leave

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jun. 20, 2006
Last comment by , on Jun 20, 2006 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 5832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford solar car takes fourth in world competition

Stanford University's 375-pound, panel-covered solar car took fourth in an international solar car race that stretches across...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Provide all info please, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:56 pm | 4 comments | 5832 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Let's respond quickly & strongly to acts of intolerance

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Original post made by Jeff Blum, human relations commission chairperson on Jun. 1, 2006
Last comment by R. Donan, on Jun 3, 2006 at 12:58 am | 1 comment | 5831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School teacher salaries published

Los Altos school district published school salary schedules for teachers and management. I was pleasantly surprised to see...

Original post made by PA Resident on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by High School teacher, on Oct 20, 2009 at 8:19 pm | 15 comments | 5831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family: Caltrain victim lost battle against mental illness

The man struck by a train in Menlo Park Friday morning was Eric Salvatierra, a 39-year-old Palo Alto resident, according...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by Kemery, on Mar 16, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 16 comments | 5830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PIE's big donor benefits

Whoa! OK, I think this is pretty powerful blog about Palo Alto PIE, and our fundraising efforts. Why are we publishing...

Original post made by PALY Parent on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Geez, on Jan 23, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 98 comments | 5828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Driver found dead in car down embankment

A man found dead in a Jeep Cherokee at the bottom of an embankment in Portola Valley this morning had likely been dead for...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 12, 2016 at 4:51 pm | 2 comments | 5828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto raises minimum wage

Palo Alto will have a minimum wage of $11 an hour starting next year thanks to a law that the City Council unanimously passed...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on Aug 26, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 29 comments | 5827 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Invoke Mandatory In-Car Testing for Senior Citizens

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Original post made by Mike on Nov. 25, 2006
Last comment by Kristi, on May 17, 2007 at 10:43 am | 10 comments | 5825 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man apologizes, pleads guilty for 1988 murder

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Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 18, 2010 at 7:53 am | 28 comments | 5824 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to revisit proposed massage ordinance

Palo Alto's quest to upgrade its massage regulations is hitting a nerve among local massage therapists, who are arguing they're...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Lisa G, on Feb 15, 2012 at 12:04 am | 18 comments | 5823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrator Kathleen Meagher to leave for Virginia

A top Palo Alto school administrator and former Duveneck Elementary School principal has announced she is leaving to take...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Mom, on Apr 14, 2014 at 11:55 am | 7 comments | 5822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Katsy Swan: The Midpeninsula's garden designer

Katsy Swan traces her love of flower arranging and gardening back to her years at the University of Kentucky, where botany...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Community Volunteer, on May 7, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 5822 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No parole for Chowchilla school-bus kidnapper

A state Board of Parole Hearings panel Monday night once again denied parole for one of three men -- all from wealthy families...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by David, on Dec 21, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 28 comments | 5820 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans to beef up enforcement of new business registry

Palo Alto's new business-registry program rolled off to a rocky start in March, with meager participation and widespread...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2015
Last comment by SteveU, on Dec 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 10 comments | 5819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Herriot files appeal in Channing House case

Sally Herriot, the 90-year-old Channing House resident who fought being moved against her will from her independent-living...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 21, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 38 comments | 5819 Views
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