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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council backs plan to preserve Buena Vista

An effort to save Palo Alto's only mobile-home park from redevelopment took a critical step forward Monday night, when the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 39 minutes ago | 55 comments | 3543 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal judge throws out Vi at Palo Alto lawsuit

Residents of the Palo Alto senior community Vi saw their class-action lawsuit against its company dismissed by a federal...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Felice, 51 minutes ago | 6 comments | 11271 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault survivors, supporters submit 200K more signatures seeking Brock Turner judge's removal

A group of women's advocates and assault survivors gave a judicial agency in San Francisco 200,000 more signatures Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Michele Dauber, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 970 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Davante Adams completes a football circle

When Tony Kelly became a receivers coach for the Palo Alto High School football team in 2010, Davante Adams was known more...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Midtown Mom, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 1644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Palo Alto Community Fund awards $385K in grants to local nonprofits

Over $385,000 in grants was awarded to 42 nonprofit organizations in the greater Palo Alto area by the Palo Alto Community...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by fcservices, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 1094 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interfaith coalition urges city to push for fossil fuel divestment

In 2007, an Interfaith Climate Convocation drew 150 to Congregation Kol Emeth. Peninsula Interfaith Climate Action (PICA)...

Original post made by Rev. Eileen Altman and Katia Reeves on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 6 hours ago | 75 comments | 2606 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell housing development wins approval

A former orchard on Maybell Avenue that three years ago was at the center of a citizen revolt in Palo Alto will soon be the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Greenacres, 8 hours ago | 31 comments | 3290 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Community Notebook: In Deep Radio to discuss Brock Turner case at Kepler's Books

In Deep Radio, a weekly news program hosted by Bay Area journalist Angie Coiro, will tackle in a live show Wednesday the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by @Actual lies, 10 hours ago | 4 comments | 341 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Jim G., 11 hours ago | 18 comments | 2439 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Body of local man recovered from Clear Lake

Authorities have recovered the body of a Palo Alto man who had reportedly fallen into the lake at Clear Lake State Park Marina...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 2827 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Testing finds TCE under some College Terrace homes

A cancer-causing chemical found at Stanford's University Terrace housing development, which officials claim has not spread...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by college terrace resident, 16 hours ago | 6 comments | 4603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Correct me if I'm wrong

To: The Palo Alto City Council Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/06/24/guest-opinion-correct-me-if-im-wrong...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 28, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 15 comments | 3134 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Correction, on Jun 28, 2016 at 8:41 pm | 4 comments | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Survey of voters reveals support for recall of Brock Turner judge

A new poll about the potential recall of Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky -- whose June 2 sentence of former Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by MOM2, on Jun 28, 2016 at 7:25 pm | 12 comments | 3964 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto drops plan for November tax measure

A drive to place a tax measure on the November ballot in Palo Alto screeched to a halt on Monday night, when the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Klattu, on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 16 comments | 2967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Postal worker taken to hospital after allegedly making threats

A postal worker was placed on a psychiatric hold at the East Bayshore Road post office in East Palo Alto early Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:33 pm | 11 comments | 9785 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Revamp of Baylands golf course to start, finally

It's not the sand traps, the bunkers or the soil mounds at the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course that have been causing headaches...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Teddie, on Jun 28, 2016 at 5:33 pm | 8 comments | 3167 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scores victory in federal ruling on Buena Vista

The owner of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park suffered a defeat in federal court Friday when a judge dismissed his lawsuit...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 28, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 21 comments | 6671 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto teacher charged with nine sex crimes

Palo Alto High School science teacher Ronnie Farrell will face charges for nine sex crimes stemming from two separate incidents...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by outsider, on Jun 28, 2016 at 12:15 pm | 24 comments | 8424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Resident appeal seeks to nix downtown Palo Alto development

A proposal to construct a three-story building next to a historic home on Lytton Avenue in downtown Palo Alto is facing resistance,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by onewhoknows, on Jun 28, 2016 at 10:24 am | 11 comments | 2491 Views
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