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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents in cottages feel the big-house squeeze

For more than 30 years, Crescent Park resident Marni Barnes has lived in a 1940s bungalow that is part of a cluster of four...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jill, 5 minutes ago | 19 comments | 1903 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain swaps out old cars for larger ones to avoid overcrowding

Starting today, Caltrain will be replacing some of its trains with larger trains capable of accommodating more passengers,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by no speed change, 11 minutes ago | 14 comments | 4269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate pool grows in Palo Alto council race

The pool of candidates for Palo Alto's City Council race may soon widen, with seven residents recently pulling candidacy...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by jane_u, 14 minutes ago | 38 comments | 2410 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arthur Keller enters City Council race in Palo Alto

Arthur Keller, a former Palo Alto planning commissioner with a long record of scrutinizing new developments, challenging...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Help We Are Drowing, 20 minutes ago | 22 comments | 1197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to hike fees for developers raises concerns

A proposal in Palo Alto to sharply spike the fees that developers would have to pay to support affordable housing faced significant...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by gentrification, 25 minutes ago | 18 comments | 1874 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feds Target Local All-Cash Sales

According to today's "The Daily Journal": "Federal officials are turning an eye to the Bay Area's hot housing markets as...

Original post made by about time on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by data?, 37 minutes ago | 2 comments | 76 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Postcard from the Democratic National Convention

Joining Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders, First Lady Michelle Obama and about 4,700 delegates at the Democratic National...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by MadamPresident, 53 minutes ago | 5 comments | 858 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City hopes to preserve Palo Alto Square theater

Two efforts -- one relying on grassroots democracy and the other rooted in the zoning code -- have emerged to try to save...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Apple, 1 hour ago | 28 comments | 4426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dead & Company, live

The story of Dead & Company -- which performs Saturday, July 30, at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View -- is in...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by sequoiadean, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from county...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a Glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/29/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Digging in

In an age when faster is better and attention spans are shortening, when people are hustling and smartphones demand quicker...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>PALO ALTO WASTE DROPOFF ... </B>If you live in Palo Alto and can prove it, you can bring your household hazardous waste...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board asks for multiyear, ongoing impact of tax shortfall

All five Palo Alto school-board members agreed during a special meeting Wednesday afternoon that finding the most fiscally...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Board watcher, 5 hours ago | 23 comments | 2024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cautious about encouraging second-dwelling units

For some in Palo Alto, "second-dwelling units" represent one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways for addressing the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Rick, 5 hours ago | 19 comments | 2715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family of Palo Alto man killed by police won't pursue lawsuit

The mother of a man who was fatally shot by Palo Alto police in December 2015 won't pursue a lawsuit after the City of Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Bob, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 417 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

To get more affordable housing, city may charge developers stiff fees

In their latest attempt to address the city's worsening housing crisis, Palo Alto officials are preparing to sharply raise...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by cornwall, 10 hours ago | 51 comments | 5896 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cinemark to close Palo Alto Square theater

Another cultural treasure in Palo Alto will flicker out of existence in August, when CinéArts at Palo Alto Square shuts...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 12 hours ago | 74 comments | 12296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Visa to open new campus in Palo Alto

Credit card company Visa Inc. plans to open a new facility in Palo Alto's California Avenue Business District in November,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Kickbacks?, 12 hours ago | 24 comments | 8526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets today to discuss tax shortfall

The Palo Alto Board of Education will hold a special meeting this afternoon to discuss how to address an unanticipated drop...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by He told you so, 16 hours ago | 19 comments | 1676 Views
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Opening alert: iTalico in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,722 views