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PALO ALTO ISSUES

VA tree-clearing taking place near Bol Park in Palo Alto

Joggers, cyclists and residents in the Barron Park neighborhood are concerned about a tree-clearing project that has removed...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, 43 minutes ago | 14 comments | 1716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district OCR legal bills top $366,000

The Palo Alto school district has spent a total of more than $366,000 in outside legal fees on Office for Civil Rights-related...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous22, 47 minutes ago | 18 comments | 2084 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A howl of a Halloween

Two dozen crows circling above Santa Rita Avenue on Tuesday afternoon suddenly appeared like a spooky omen of Halloween to...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by lower key, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 4874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue construction hits merchants hard

Merchants who are struggling through the dust and noise of the California Avenue Streetscape Project have lost as much as...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by resident, 1 hour ago | 21 comments | 2359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Grocer Miki Werness may make a comeback

Four new hotels scheduled to open, grocer Miki Werness is part of College Terrace Centre deal and the Nike store reopens. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by resident, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 1653 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Businesses to drive city's new traffic-fighting nonprofit

As Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles, impose downtown parking restrictions and offer other incentives for commuters...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Enough already, 2 hours ago | 21 comments | 2349 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to shield retailers from office boom

Seeking to protect neighborhood-serving retailers from the recent boom in office development, Palo Alto is considering a...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by resident, 2 hours ago | 19 comments | 1434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Construction firm threatens to take Palo Alto school district to trial

While Palo Alto High School students were finally able to make full use of a new classroom building and just-completed Media...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Don't donate to PiE, 3 hours ago | 22 comments | 4393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Updating Comprehensive Plan, protection of historic barn

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Nov. 3. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/31/public-agenda-updating-comprehensive-plan-...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Why the rush? , 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 86 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unfriendly skies: Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise

At a gathering in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion in Atherton last month, as a resident began to speak about the incessant...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 4 hours ago | 165 comments | 7784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residential Permit Parking Enforcement

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a consultant to provide Residential Preferential Parking...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Agenda, 4 hours ago | 5 comments | 217 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Website Maintenance Moving to External Hosting Provider

The City of Palo Alto is moving its website maintenance outside of City Hall. The current website designer and content provider...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Oct. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 46 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford doctor in voluntary quarantine

A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Deborah, 5 hours ago | 8 comments | 2232 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is wrong with the USPS in Palo Alto?

Today, I was waiting for a package from Amazon that would be delivered through the USPS. I was given a tracking number and...

Original post made by Nayeli on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by Annonymous, 6 hours ago | 84 comments | 2709 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents voice visions for city's parks and recreation

Residents at a community workshop on Wednesday night said the things they want most for parks and open space include keeping...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by parent, 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 87 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fighting climate change: If not Palo Alto, then who?

You may not realize it, but as a Palo Alto resident you're living in a city that's leading the fight against climate change. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 139 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto settles suit over affordable housing

After five years of litigation, Palo Alto officials on Monday reached an agreement with a developer who challenged a city...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, 7 hours ago | 13 comments | 3207 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks plan a baseball boycott of the World Series

The Palo Alto Oaks have been playing semipro baseball on the Peninsula for 65 years. It's very doubtful, however, that the...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mark Petersen, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 1747 Views

MOVIES

A&E Digest: this week's arts news

In this week's arts news: Artists wanted for public art project, Peninsula Symphony names a new director and more. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Richie, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 68 Views

MOVIES

Citizen four at the Guild.

The Palo Alto Online review of "Citizenfour" http://www.paloaltoonline.com/movies/reviews/Citizenfour?review_id=2958 Director...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 76 Views
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