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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes aim at water heaters to curb carbon emissions

Seeking to accelerate its climate change efforts, Palo Alto unveiled on Tuesday an ambitious new program that would replace...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Mondoman, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 1233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In wide-ranging candidates' forum, 4 vying for school board seats tackle tough issues

Weighing in on topics ranging from homework policies to student achievement, the four candidates for the Palo Alto Unified...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 2456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on diversity and inclusion

In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education share their views on how...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by GreatPumpkin, 2 hours ago | 32 comments | 3917 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain plan to rebuild San Francisquito Bridge may upend Palo Alto's rail priorities

A proposal by Caltrain to replace the aged bridge over San Francisquito Creek may force Palo Alto to speed up its plans for...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by JR, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 1157 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The sheriff's race: What the candidates would do about the jails and staffing

The Palo Alto Weekly asked contenders for Santa Clara County Sheriff, Kevin Jensen and Robert "Bob" Jonsen, to weigh in on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 1320 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Flying out of SFO? Better bring your own food

Nearly a thousand fast food workers went on strike at the San Francisco International Airport on Monday, causing many food...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Erika Prescott, 6 hours ago | 6 comments | 1763 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dramatic spike in abandoned huskies leaves many up for adoption at animal shelter

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is experiencing a large spike in the number of husky and husky-mix dogs at their shelter,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Erika Prescott, 6 hours ago | 8 comments | 3862 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Pod house' found in violation of several city building codes

A Palo Alto home that's been touted as a model for affordable shared housing because it's been renovated with 14 small sleeping...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2022
Last comment by ndn, 7 hours ago | 34 comments | 15741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on innovation

In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education share what innovations...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 1657 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on the superintendent

In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education share what letter grade...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, 10 hours ago | 9 comments | 2719 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where the Palo Alto City Council candidates stand on rail crossings

This year's seven City Council candidates explain which designs they support for Palo Alto's rail crossings and how to get...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, 10 hours ago | 19 comments | 4719 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Climate activists take to Palo Alto streets to demand action from local politicians

With youth at the forefront, a group of 60 climate activists rallied in front of Palo Alto City Hall on Sept. 23 to demand...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by Meg Williams, 12 hours ago | 7 comments | 3715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on COVID learning loss

In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Board of Education share what impacts they believe...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2022
Last comment by Greene and Paly Parent, on Sep 27, 2022 at 8:22 pm | 13 comments | 3125 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The sheriff's race: What they'd do if elected

How the scandal-plagued Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office will operate in a post-Laurie Smith era will be determined by...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2022
Last comment by Neal, on Sep 27, 2022 at 8:16 pm | 2 comments | 2343 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With fiber expansion, Palo Alto prepares for fierce competition

Palo Alto is still at least five years away from a citywide fiber network, but 738 residents had already contributed $50...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2022
Last comment by resident3, on Sep 27, 2022 at 3:00 pm | 39 comments | 6157 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Junior Museum and Zoo removes birds from view amid avian flu outbreak

Concerned about a bird flu outbreak, the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo has removed its birds from public viewing and canceled...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2022
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Sep 27, 2022 at 2:05 pm | 5 comments | 2417 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why it's so hard for kids in crisis to access the mental health care they need in Santa Clara County

Peninsula teen Brian has battled depression and suicidal behavior since he was 10 years old. When he was in crisis, his family...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 27, 2022 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 4837 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where the Palo Alto City Council candidates stand on crime, policing

This year's seven council candidates explain their greatest concerns when it comes to crime and to how the city's police...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 27, 2022 at 7:31 am | 23 comments | 4481 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto school board candidates share their experiences in education

In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education share their experience...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2022
Last comment by D. in Barron Park, on Sep 27, 2022 at 6:19 am | 10 comments | 3320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where the Palo Alto City Council candidates stand on housing

The candidates propose how Palo Alto should plan for meeting a state mandate of 6,000 more housing units while keeping single-family...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by PaloAltoVoter, on Sep 26, 2022 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 2256 Views
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