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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jay Paul withdraws Park Boulevard project

After more than a year of commission reviews and design revisions, Jay Paul Company has withdrawn the application for one...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Counterclockwise, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:39 pm | 18 comments | 9547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The sex-ed tumult

There are far too many more important issues facing our school district than to go through the motions of a months-long review...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 13, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 39 comments | 9546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents gather to plan future of Bol Park

With its meandering paths, great expanse of green, vintage agricultural tools and venerable donkeys, Bol Park has remained...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by MelC, on Aug 20, 2016 at 8:27 am | 21 comments | 9545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dispute delays opening of two Paly buildings

A dispute with a contractor has delayed this fall's opening of two major new buildings at Palo Alto High School -- a two-story...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:52 am | 45 comments | 9545 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Backyard chickens in Palo Alto?

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Original post made by PA Family on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Apr 12, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 17 comments | 9544 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents submit signatures for November initiative on office growth

With the hand-off of a half-foot-tall stack of signed petitions today, Palo Alto residents seeking to set a new and smaller...

Original post made on May. 22, 2018
Last comment by mauricio, on May 26, 2018 at 2:36 pm | 38 comments | 9544 Views

RESTAURANTS

Nonprofits serve up Dine Out fundraisers

Giving people the chance to contribute to charity while eating out is a growing fundraising trend for nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Hungry, on Mar 6, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 8 comments | 9544 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City proposes to peek at people's garbage

Palo Altans who repeatedly throw recyclable items into their trash bins could soon find themselves slapped with fines and...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous too, on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:29 am | 120 comments | 9543 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed in East Palo Alto car crash

A two-vehicle accident on East Bayshore Road in East Palo Alto Thursday left one person dead and two others injured, according...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Jun 5, 2015 at 12:57 pm | 3 comments | 9541 Views

MOVIES

Best and worst movies of 2007

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Original post made on Jan. 7, 2008
Last comment by Moviegoer, on Jan 8, 2008 at 4:27 pm | 6 comments | 9541 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hundreds call for more contributions from Stanford for expansion plan

With Stanford University’s ambitious expansion plan nearing the finish line, hundreds of Stanford students, public school...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 1, 2019 at 11:16 am | 33 comments | 9540 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trees dying in greater numbers

As the drought drags through its fourth year, Palo Alto's parched trees are dying in greater numbers, prompting city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:10 am | 42 comments | 9539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to raise 'impact fees' for parks, libraries and community centers

Armed with a new study, Palo Alto is considering making sharp hikes to the fees that it charges developers to support local...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2020
Last comment by Crescent Park Mom, on Jan 4, 2021 at 3:03 pm | 23 comments | 9539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion

The best for our best friends Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/14/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Homeless Dogs, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 9538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council set to adopt new vision for California Avenue

As jackhammers and excavators roar forth with an ambitious and expensive beautification of California Avenue, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Aug 24, 2014 at 11:26 am | 23 comments | 9537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk

<B><B>PIZZA CHICAGO RELOCATES ... </B> Read the full story here https://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/04/19/shop-talk...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by D Moore, on Apr 25, 2019 at 9:10 pm | 8 comments | 9536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local voter guide

It's just hours before Election Day polls open. While many voters have already cast their votes through early polling or...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by Mama, on Nov 7, 2016 at 7:39 pm | 20 comments | 9535 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Stanford alumnus behind Netflix documentary 'The Social Dilemma' wants you to stop scrolling

Director Jeff Orlowski's latest documentary, "The Social Dilemma," leaves no stone unturned as it dives deep into tech's...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 28, 2020 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 9535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School principals ask for Callan's immediate resignation

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by curious, on Apr 28, 2007 at 9:10 pm | 54 comments | 9534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto backs restrictions on use of force by police

Responding to calls for police reform, the Palo Alto City Council unanimously backed on Monday revisions to the Police Department...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2020
Last comment by MVresident2003, on Sep 4, 2020 at 1:56 pm | 70 comments | 9533 Views
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