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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Online Petition Against Mandarin Immersion

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Original post made by Make your voice heard on Jan. 4, 2007
Last comment by Another, on Jan 6, 2007 at 10:11 pm | 15 comments | 6805 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boundary Issues or Tresspass?

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Original post made by Leslie on Sep. 7, 2006
Last comment by Carol, on Nov 7, 2006 at 12:55 pm | 6 comments | 6805 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City charts new path toward updating Comprehensive Plan

After a meandering eight-year slog, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday night to bring a fresh approach to upgrading the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 19, 2014 at 6:18 pm | 5 comments | 6804 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three council members challenge Sacramento housing mandate

As Palo Alto braces for an ambitious new housing mandate from Sacramento, three City Council members are requesting that...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2020
Last comment by Ray, on Jul 22, 2020 at 12:18 pm | 36 comments | 6803 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enrollment growth on school agenda

With Palo Alto's elementary school classrooms bursting with children, school officials will meet Tuesday, March 8 to discuss...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by interested, on Mar 8, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 218 comments | 6802 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sunset magazine sold to Los Angeles private equity investor

Sunset magazine, once located on Willow Road in Menlo Park, has been sold to Regent L.P., a Los Angeles-based private equity...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 5, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 6802 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Largest Palo Alto union gets new contract

City workers represented by Palo Alto's largest labor union will contribute more towards their pension and health care costs...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jul 26, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 22 comments | 6800 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A new Cubberley in sight

The former Cubberley High School site, likely the most valuable piece of publicly owned real estate in Palo Alto, has been...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Ms. Wells, on Mar 2, 2019 at 8:58 am | 5 comments | 6800 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Emergency Rally for Childrens Health Care

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Original post made by Elaine Elbizri on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by good grief, on Oct 4, 2007 at 2:45 pm | 6 comments | 6800 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council challengers see influx of cash

Incumbents may have the name recognition, but challengers are more than holding their own when it comes to cash raised in...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Oct 14, 2014 at 10:20 am | 50 comments | 6799 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to rebuild former Facebook headquarters draws concerns

A proposal to demolish Facebook's former headquarters at Stanford Research Park and construct four new office buildings at...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ha!, on Aug 14, 2015 at 9:38 am | 8 comments | 6799 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's the deal with Peeing on the Pavement?

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Original post made by Giraffe on Jun. 17, 2006
Last comment by Josh, on Jul 9, 2006 at 12:36 am | 1 comment | 6799 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ELECTION 2012: Stories, editorials, videos and resources

Stories, editorials, videos, photos and links regarding the Presidential General Election on Nov. 6, 2012. Palo Alto Online...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Roman Larson, on Nov 3, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 6798 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police: Man groped in Macy's restroom

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they say groped another man in a restroom at the Macy's department store, at 180...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Eeeeeeek!, on Feb 12, 2015 at 6:47 pm | 5 comments | 6798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto demolishes Rinconada fire station

After 70 years of service, Fire Station 3 at Rinconada Park in Palo Alto was reduced to rubble Tuesday morning. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2018
Last comment by Billy, on Jan 31, 2018 at 8:04 pm | 8 comments | 6798 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Averting an unneeded election

Palo Alto Mayor Liz Kniss was so surprised Monday night by the electronic vote tally displayed on the wall of the council...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 9, 2018 at 7:29 am | 31 comments | 6797 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park pastor's life celebrated by multitudes at service

"We are perplexed but we are not in despair," said Apostle Ross Garrison Jr. of Oakland at a Feb. 25 memorial service for...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2016
Last comment by Estella Henderson, on Apr 9, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 6797 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with organic-waste plan

Palo Alto's convoluted and contentious debate over organic waste trudged toward a hard-won compromise Monday night when city...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Composter, on May 15, 2014 at 6:51 pm | 23 comments | 6796 Views

SPORTS

Allen twins hope to follow in some big Stanford footsteps

Malcolm Allen and Marcus Allen haven't made an impact on the Stanford men's basketball team yet, but the freshman guards...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Lance and lawrence jones, on Feb 29, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 6796 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto council candidates address city's challenges

The Nov. 8 election could prove pivotal for the City of East Palo Alto as it faces an affordable-housing crisis, gentrification...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jones, on Nov 14, 2016 at 8:15 am | 5 comments | 6796 Views
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