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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cap on office development threatens projects underway

Palo Alto's push to limit growth in office space may jeopardize as many as 10 proposed developments, some of which have been...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gal Johnson, 16 minutes ago | 39 comments | 1714 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Exponential technologies will lead to a prosperous future AND improved environment

There is so much negative talk about scarcity and near doom among Palo Alto leaders. This fear mongering is not a harmless...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 30, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, 29 minutes ago | 2 comments | 39 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marriott proposes two new Palo Alto hotels

In the latest sign of Palo Alto's surging hotel boom, Marriott has proposed to build two five-story hotels on San Antonio...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ahem, 1 hour ago | 33 comments | 3733 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents hope to drown out airplane noise with complaints

When Amy Christel moved from Barron Park to her new Midtown Palo Alto home last summer, she welcomed the time she could spend...

Original post made on May. 24, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 158 comments | 7166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford student speaks out against 'culture of retaliation'

A Stanford University student who was retaliated against following a recent investigation into a fraternity has stepped forward...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by @Bunyip, 1 hour ago | 22 comments | 3688 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Buena Vista aftermath: sadness, hope

Residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto said they are expecting eviction letters any day now since the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by palo alto resident, 2 hours ago | 35 comments | 3520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista closure approved

In a decision that may signal the end of the road for Palo Alto's only mobile-home park, city officials on Tuesday affirmed...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, 4 hours ago | 71 comments | 7451 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homeless shelter seeks neighbors' input

Heart and Home Collaborative, a nonprofit organization offering emergency shelter to homeless women, is exploring various...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, 5 hours ago | 38 comments | 3359 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Givens earns three berths for state track meet

The 2015 Central Coast Section Track and Field Championships on Friday night at San Jose City College served two purposes....

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto post office unveils two new possible locations

Downtown post office patrons will have 30 days starting today to comment on a proposed plan to relocate the historic 83-year-old...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, 5 hours ago | 12 comments | 2832 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: No beds for teens

It was a shock to us and many readers to discover that when local teens facing an acute mental health crisis need hospitalization,...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by resources, 6 hours ago | 15 comments | 1515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New bell schedule approved for Gunn

Gunn High School will officially shift to a 75-minute rotating block schedule in the next school year after receiving the...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Gunn Alumnus, 15 hours ago | 18 comments | 1781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoptalk: Keen Garage steps into Palo Alto

Look for a mid-May opening for the footwear company Keen Garage coming to 278 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto. Finishing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Alex Romanovsky, 20 hours ago | 3 comments | 12011 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents seek to keep their Eichler neighborhoods from growing — upward

Residents in five Palo Alto Eichler neighborhoods said they plan to ask the city to institute zone changes that limit homes...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by MaryannH, 21 hours ago | 6 comments | 415 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Keeping Searsville Dam in place is a good solution

On May 1, the day Stanford University released its plans for Searsville Dam, an article titled "1000 dams down and counting"...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Matt Stoecker, 22 hours ago | 8 comments | 831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Early education, math key to closing achievement gap

With a sense of optimism around new leadership and a systematic plan for change after years of piecemeal efforts to reduce...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by JLS & Paly Parent, 23 hours ago | 15 comments | 2611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Palo Alto close its achievement gap?

Recommendations for how to help low-income and minority students excel in Palo Alto schools will be reviewed by the Board...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Carlos, on May 29, 2015 at 2:42 pm | 62 comments | 3696 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite cool reception, solar program to stay

Palo Alto's newest solar-energy program has plenty of fans but, so far, not a single user. Even so, city officials agreed...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Conflict?, on May 29, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 14 comments | 2192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community notebook: Changing the conversation around climate change

For the average person who feels a certain hopelessness about climate change, the City of Palo Alto Library, environmental...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 29, 2015 at 2:06 pm | 21 comments | 1989 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Buena Vista appeal, teachers union contract, Comprehensive Plan summit

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of May 25. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/22/public-agenda-buena-vista-appeal-gunn-bell...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by musical, on May 29, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1614 Views
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