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PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA to work to reduce plane noise

Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Grateful, 12 minutes ago | 158 comments | 8690 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trace Amounts documentary on Vaccines

Since I refuse to provide my name to the Weekly who allows personal attacks and ridicule to remain on the town square for...

Original post made by Mom on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, 14 minutes ago | 13 comments | 225 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When dogs bite

Muffin got lucky the day a large labradoodle attacked him and his owner during a walk in their Crescent Park neighborhood....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, 19 minutes ago | 19 comments | 1322 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Discovering new worlds

The third annual Mobile Digital Art & Creativity Summit will be held Aug. 7-9 at the Palo Alto Art Center. The exhibition...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Diana Nicholette Jeon, 53 minutes ago | 1 comment | 815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Unfriendly skies

It doesn't take too many minutes of sitting in a backyard in Palo Alto or trying to sleep next to an open window to realize...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Console, 55 minutes ago | 11 comments | 1106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District's special ed department gets new director

When Superintendent Max McGee began his new post in the Palo Alto Unified School District last fall, one of the first changes...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by paly parent, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 1640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to get people to switch off natural gas

Palo Alto's environmentalists cheered two years ago, when the city officially declared its electric portfolio "carbon neutral."...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by nat, 1 hour ago | 49 comments | 3857 Views

AROUND TOWN

I propose some new Town Square topics

At the time of this writing, 4 of the 6 most recently commented upon articles had to do with real estate. Palo Altans, that's...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jul. 31, 2015
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Building permits in Palo Alto

From June 7 to July 10, these five building permits printed in the [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/morguepdf/2015/2015_07_31.paw.section1.pdf...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Recent home sales

In Mountain View during the past two weeks, Sierra Vista Avenue saw a little flurry of sales. The three combined sales along...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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Home Front

Find local news and events related to real estate, interior design, home improvement and gardening. This week includes an...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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Real Estate Matters

At first realtors were whispering, "Wow, there is nothing for sale." Now they are yelling. Since 2008, the Peninsula and...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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Sales at a glance

During the past two weeks, Menlo Park led the way in home sales with 27 purchases. But not far behind, Los Altos and Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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Adobe Meadow/Meadow Park neighborhoods

Full of wide and open streets roofed by tall green trees, and glass-walled, wooden Eichler homes, many of which were remodeled...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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East Palo Alto streets to get more lighting

About 25 East Palo Alto streets will have improved safety after the East Palo Alto City Council voted to approve a new LED...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by TGIF, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 1054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Challenge Success offers roadmap for school reform

Since its start as a stress-reduction program in 2003, Stanford University Graduate School of Education's Challenge Success...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by A Gunn Parent, 4 hours ago | 11 comments | 4161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Palo Alto police department receives funds to fight alcohol-related crimes

The Palo Alto Police Department has received a $41,000 grant from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by ControBoard, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 941 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bicycle Traffic Lights

Here's an article with some good ideas for bikes, pedestrians and vehicle traffic. Bike traffic lights are necessary at many...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 31, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas plans criticized over clashing styles

Hoping to accommodate Palo Alto's rapidly rising senior population, Avenidas is moving ahead with an ambitious plan to build...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by The Careys, 5 hours ago | 30 comments | 3372 Views

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Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board today approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification project...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 5 hours ago | 12 comments | 1234 Views
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Palo Alto: Pastis owner to open second French restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 1,723 views

The Four E's--Pope Francis and the Middle Class
By Steve Levy | 4 comments | 1,156 views

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My College Mindset is Intrinsically Motivated
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 4 comments | 1,089 views

The Remedy to Inadequate Citizen Input? More of the same
By Douglas Moran | 0 comments | 285 views