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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City explores new direction for Baylands bike bridge

When Palo Alto officials set out to build a bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 five years ago, the plan was to create the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Midtown, on Nov 2, 2016 at 10:12 am | 38 comments | 5964 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Palo Alto Art Center celebrates reopening

After more than a year of construction, the renovated Palo Alto Art Center reopened on Saturday, Oct. 6. The free public...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Megan, on Oct 9, 2012 at 11:22 pm | 5 comments | 5964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday cheer: Concerts and gatherings to make spirits bright

As temperatures drop, the days grow shorter and the nights longer, it's harder to rely on sunshine for warmth and light....

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 5964 Views

MOVIES

My Best Friend

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Original post made by Nat on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by Peninsula Dweller, on Aug 15, 2007 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 5964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss $2 million in staff, program additions

Citing the improving economy and additional property tax revenues, school district staff is proposing a total of $2,086,941...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Undecided, leaning against A, on Apr 9, 2015 at 11:16 am | 73 comments | 5963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What can be done about teen drinking & drinking/driving

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Original post made by Parent on Nov. 2, 2006
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Nov 16, 2006 at 6:46 pm | 7 comments | 5962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board members to take oath

A public cake-and-punch reception to honor incoming members of Palo Alto's Board of Education will precede a swearing-in...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by huh?, on Dec 5, 2012 at 10:22 am | 21 comments | 5962 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey: We love our neighborhoods but are miffed by development

Palo Altans generally feel rosy about their hometown, but attitudes tend to sour when the conversation shifts to housing,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Jan 30, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 35 comments | 5961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates question one other

One portion of Thursday's debate featured questions from the candidates to each other. The questions and brief summaries...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Parent too, on Sep 15, 2014 at 11:52 am | 11 comments | 5961 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 | 5961 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bomb threat empties Palo Alto City Hall

An anonymous caller warned city officials Thursday morning (Jan. 7) -- at nearly the same 10:05 a.m. time a moderate earthquake...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 8, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 14 comments | 5959 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Renters vie for homes

Well-paying jobs, prime school-district locations and proximity to Stanford have always lured people to the Bay area. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by TheKBHomeDan, on Apr 24, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 5958 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Mysterious Death of Pat Tillman

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Original post made by Albert on Apr. 30, 2007
Last comment by Draw the Line, on May 7, 2007 at 3:20 pm | 58 comments | 5956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing the achievement gap, one student at a time

Can one-on-one, targeted tutoring provided to disadvantaged students in their very first years of school help reduce the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Nov 4, 2015 at 7:07 pm | 30 comments | 5953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail could stop in Palo Alto

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Original post made on Dec. 28, 2007
Last comment by Person with the facts, on Nov 1, 2008 at 6:06 pm | 139 comments | 5952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two-story classroom building at Duveneck to open next month

Duveneck Elementary School fourth- and fifth-graders will occupy a new, two-story classroom building and everybody will get...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 31, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 35 comments | 5952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bicyclist to head east on rare bike

Palo Altan Martin Krieg, known as the Pennyfarthing bicyclist and driver of the pedal-power Busycle, plans to ride an 1891...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Randy, I bike and drive, on Apr 16, 2009 at 11:46 am | 31 comments | 5952 Views

SPORTS

On being a Cyclist's Wife

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Original post made by Anonymous on Oct. 6, 2006
Last comment by a fan of most cyclists, on Oct 11, 2006 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 5951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Interesting Eichler Article on SFGate.com

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Original post made by Midtowner on Aug. 26, 2006
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are your teens getting enough sleep?

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Original post made on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Fred, on Jun 10, 2007 at 7:50 pm | 31 comments | 5950 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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