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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measure K, establishing modest business tax

Although Measure K is far from ideal, Palo Alto is currently one of the few cities of its size in the area to have no local...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 18, 2022 at 9:02 am | 11 comments | 3632 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What you need to know about voter fraud in California

You're hearing a lot more about election integrity - for a lot of reasons. Since the 2020 election, the issue has been fueled...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2022
Last comment by Chris G Zaharias, on Oct 18, 2022 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 3310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How a Palo Alto couple is seeking to foster community through Gamelandia

When Berry Hatfield and Lisa Joyce moved to Palo Alto about a year and a half ago, they were surprised to there wasn’t...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2022
Last comment by rsmithjr, on Oct 17, 2022 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 7478 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: No on Measure L

If gas utility profits are transferred to the general fund, they'll be allocated among all the competing budget items that...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by staying home, on Oct 17, 2022 at 1:41 pm | 17 comments | 2587 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

World's largest digital camera debuts in Menlo Park

The largest digital camera in the world is in Menlo Park, on its way to a north Chilean mountaintop to map the stars, hopefully...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2022
Last comment by Barron Parker Too, on Oct 17, 2022 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 3803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ingrid Campos: Parents' rights and 'traditional' values

Ingrid Campos is running for a seat on the Palo Alto school board with what she describes as a focus on parents' rights in...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2022
Last comment by Forever Name, on Oct 17, 2022 at 7:50 am | 20 comments | 4441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sweltering days prompt school district to consider fast-tracking air conditioning installation

Palo Alto Unified is looking at options to fast-track the addition of air conditioning to elementary and middle school classrooms. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by Richard Hayes, on Oct 16, 2022 at 3:33 pm | 11 comments | 3572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Local students among recipients of new Amazon scholarship

In the latest column, news about local students who have received an Amazon Future Engineer Hardware Design & Engineering...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Oct 16, 2022 at 12:33 am | 1 comment | 3690 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County unveils plan for new primary health care clinic in Palo Alto-Mountain View area

Santa Clara County's health care system plans to bring much-needed services to the Palo Alto-Mountain View area with a new...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2022
Last comment by Richard Hayes, on Oct 15, 2022 at 2:57 pm | 5 comments | 5729 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: Yes on Measures K and L

Measure K, will provide almost $10 million annually to the Palo Alto budget to fund critical efforts in the community. Measure...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by T. PAR, on Oct 15, 2022 at 2:25 pm | 6 comments | 3406 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto shoots for carbon neutrality by 2030

Seeking to make the city a model in the global battle against climate change, the Palo Alto City Council adopted on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2022
Last comment by Larry, on Oct 14, 2022 at 7:06 pm | 45 comments | 7750 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Voting begins in Nov. 8 general election

Election Day may still be less than a month away, but voting has already begun, with options to cast your ballot by mail...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2000 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Grand jury takes aim at political chicanery in ballot language

When voters cast their ballots for or against local measures, it's tempting to assume that they understand what's at stake....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 13, 2022 at 4:16 pm | 15 comments | 4576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State Supreme Court to hear appeal in overturned conviction of 3 correctional officers for inmate's murder

The California Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal regarding the overturned convictions of three former sheriff's...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2022
Last comment by carlt, on Oct 13, 2022 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 3666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School matters: Four Board of Education candidates seek to refocus district priorities as pandemic wanes

Voters will get to choose next month who will fill two seats on the Palo Alto Unified School District's five-member governing...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2022
Last comment by Greene Parent, on Oct 13, 2022 at 9:21 am | 6 comments | 5866 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Candidates for East Palo Alto City Council discuss qualifications, concerns

Two seats are up for grabs on the East Palo Alto City Council this November, and seven residents are seeking the opportunity...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2022
Last comment by Shawon Jackson, on Oct 13, 2022 at 8:31 am | 6 comments | 3709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate courts real estate, tech donors in East Palo Alto City Council race

In East Palo Alto's City Council race, candidate Mark Dinan has a large backing from real estate agents and tech workers,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2022
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Oct 13, 2022 at 8:25 am | 7 comments | 5370 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Landlords push back against proposed rental registry

Protections for renters have long been a hot topic in Palo Alto, where sky-high rents have contributed to what city leaders...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2022
Last comment by Cedric, on Oct 12, 2022 at 9:49 pm | 38 comments | 7565 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 Facts and Figures, on Oct 12, 2022 at 9:32 pm | 17 comments | 4817 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California homeless population grew by 22,000 over pandemic

The latest point-in-time count of California's homeless population shows that it increased at roughly the same pace as previous...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2022
Last comment by Harriet Steinman, on Oct 12, 2022 at 9:37 am | 2 comments | 3589 Views
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