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PALO ALTO ISSUES

EIR raises concerns about city's future

Earlier this month, Palo Alto unveiled a draft environmental study of various strategies for city growth. The 837-page state-mandated...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 44 comments | 10678 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Kniss wins third term as Palo Alto mayor

Liz Kniss returned to the center of Palo Alto's political limelight Monday night, when the City Council unanimously elected...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, on Jan 12, 2018 at 12:06 pm | 66 comments | 10678 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to launch class-action lawsuit against battery makers

Palo Alto on Monday became one of California's first public agencies to charge into the legal battle against global companies...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on May 8, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 10677 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto, Menlo Park crack down on illegal fireworks

Determined to prevent a repeat of last year's fireworks explosions, the cities of East Palo Alto and Menlo Park have formed...

Original post made on May. 30, 2021
Last comment by YP, on Jun 1, 2021 at 5:31 pm | 7 comments | 10677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board majority favors pay raises

All but one school board member voiced support Tuesday night for a new multi-year teachers contract that will provide up...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Gunn mom, on May 18, 2016 at 4:28 pm | 99 comments | 10675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unmasking the truth: Beyond the stigma of mental illness

When I was first diagnosed with depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder, I was 12 years old. At first, I thought my episodes...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by For understanding, on Apr 7, 2016 at 9:35 am | 30 comments | 10674 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burt and Kou at front of crowded race for Palo Alto City Council seats

Former Palo Alto Mayor Pat Burt is poised to return to the City Council and Council member Lydia Kou appears set to win a...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 10, 2020 at 6:48 pm | 15 comments | 10673 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

GUILTY: Palo Alto man convicted of murder

Bulos "Paul" Zumot, 37, the Palo Alto hookah lounge owner who was charged with the Oct. 15, 2009, murder of his girlfriend,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by watcher, on Feb 11, 2011 at 8:20 pm | 27 comments | 10672 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to approve new bike bridge

They were looking for "Wow!" in the new bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101. Having failed, Palo Alto residents and city leaders...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 28, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 58 comments | 10671 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council clashes, compromises over housing at Cubberley

Palo Alto residents and City Council members clashed Monday night over a question that has come to dominate recent discussiona...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jun 7, 2019 at 8:13 am | 42 comments | 10670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embarcadero project aims to give bicyclists a smoother ride

For Palo Alto's bicycles and drivers, the bustling stretch of Embarcadero Road near El Camino Real isn't just a shared commuter...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 30, 2016 at 5:58 pm | 41 comments | 10668 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI report details Palo Alto home invasion, sexual assault cases

A Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit related to the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman in March reveals new information...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by True, on Sep 2, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 10668 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Radical convenience' spurs East Palo Alto vaccination push

Last Saturday, East Palo Alto Mayor Carlos Romero tried a novel way to get more residents vaccinated against COVID-19 --...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2021
Last comment by EmmaP, on Aug 30, 2021 at 4:24 pm | 8 comments | 10665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are there still parrots (conures) around Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Looking for Parrots on Feb. 17, 2007
Last comment by Ross Smith , on Sep 16, 2016 at 5:58 pm | 21 comments | 10665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board adopts harassment policy

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday adopted harassment policies to protect certain students as an 11-year-old girl, whose...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by explainer, on Feb 16, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 17 comments | 10664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What makes a good coach good?

What makes a good coach good? It's all about teaching and motivating, which require clear and direct communication, empathy...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 14, 2010 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 10663 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man one of escaped inmates still at large

A Palo Alto man is one of two inmates who escaped Wednesday night from the main jail in San Jose and are still at-large,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2016
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 26, 2016 at 10:51 am | 4 comments | 10662 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car crashes into garage in south Palo Alto

A Palo Alto woman narrowly missed being struck by a car that crashed into her garage in order to avoid hitting a motorcyclist...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 3, 2017 at 1:51 am | 22 comments | 10662 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

French teacher fights cancellation of AP exam

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Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Sad former student, on May 26, 2008 at 2:10 am | 22 comments | 10661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School enrollment rides the roller coaster

With Palo Alto elementary classrooms filled to overflowing this fall, old timers wince at the memory of having closed 11...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by observer, on Oct 28, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 46 comments | 10659 Views
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