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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planned home brings angst to Eichler block

With its leafy sidewalks and quiet air of suburban serenity, Richardson Court appears an unlikely battlefront in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by MD from TO, 0 minutes ago | 26 comments | 1905 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto narrows focus in quest for wider sidewalks

After seeing their prior effort to encourage wider sidewalks fizzle in June, Palo Alto officials are now narrowing their...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Question, 7 minutes ago | 11 comments | 2368 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three critically injured after car crashes into downtown coffee shop

Three people were critically injured in downtown Palo Alto on Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into University...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Honor, 18 minutes ago | 11 comments | 5668 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto pastor sued over controversial property sale

Members of an East Palo Alto church who invited a pastor to tend to their flock now accuse him of pulling the wool over their...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by The real truth, 30 minutes ago | 8 comments | 1130 Views

SPORTS

Stanford boys have two shots at JO water polo medals

Two teams from the Stanford Water Polo Club will play for medals at the National Junior Olympics on Tuesday at Stanford's...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Michael Fero, 33 minutes ago | 4 comments | 807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone else smell foul odor 2-4am?

OK, so please don't laugh at my post, which is gonna be super easy to make fun of. Both my neighbor and I (and our wives)...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 312 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shoreline Noise - does anyone care any more?

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Original post made by Deborah on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by Hmmm, 1 hour ago | 36 comments | 6209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford announces members of sexual-assault task force

Stanford University today named a group of almost 20 students, faculty and staff who will make up a task force charged with...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Stanford Alum, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 2390 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man punched, knocked unconscious in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are seeking witnesses to a battery that occurred in downtown Palo Alto last Thursday, July 17, when a man...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 2 hours ago | 46 comments | 4274 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holman announces bid for second City Council term

Vowing to improve government transparency and protect residents from the impacts of new development, City Councilwoman Karen...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 2 hours ago | 13 comments | 655 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We want Palo Alto to be the best place in USA - Dangerous Special Interests

Hi I am Sea - Seelam Reddy. I am running for Palo Alto city council. Donna from the Palo Alto city hall confirmed that...

Original post made by Sea-Seelam Reddy on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 76 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's rule changes for new El Camino buildings met with skepticism

After faltering in their first effort to promote wider sidewalks on El Camino Real, Palo Alto officials did little better...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 579 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto planning department sees senior-level shake-up

In the latest shake-up in Palo Alto's busy planning department, the city has hired a new assistant planning director and...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 3 hours ago | 29 comments | 2217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Claude Ezran withdraws from Palo Alto's council race

Claude Ezran, an early entrant to Palo Alto's suddenly crowded City Council race, said Tuesday that he has decided not to...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by RT Cool, 4 hours ago | 9 comments | 1725 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA refuses to budge on Page Mill gym closure

A special meeting between leaders of the YMCA of Silicon Valley and members of the Page Mill YMCA branch to discuss staving...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Also , 6 hours ago | 22 comments | 2302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two-story classroom building at Duveneck to open next month

Duveneck Elementary School fourth- and fifth-graders will occupy a new, two-story classroom building and everybody will get...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by JLS parent, 7 hours ago | 34 comments | 2874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by abc, 12 hours ago | 65 comments | 3480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ACLU lawsuit affects school field trips

A pending lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union is having far-reaching effects on school field trips around California,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by OK..., 15 hours ago | 65 comments | 3483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoreline noise, again...

Anyone else hearing the extra loud concert at Shoreline tonight (Arcade Fire) in their living room? Encourage anyone bothered...

Original post made by Anon on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 69 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Slowed-down Stop Light at Embarcadero and Greer

I live off Embarcadero near Greer. A few months ago I noticed that the traffic was backing up at Greer and Embarcadero when...

Original post made by Local Resident on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor , 16 hours ago | 7 comments | 190 Views
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