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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation — A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, 1 minutes ago | 25 comments | 3318 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 mj, 24 minutes ago | 17 comments | 1631 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 Natalie, 54 minutes ago | 17 comments | 1126 Views

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 Markus Fromherz, 1 hours ago | 8 comments | 1191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to look at new uses for Municipal Services Center site

A proposal to move Palo Alto's Municipal Services Center and the Animal Services Center from their existing locations on...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Engineer, 1 hour ago | 25 comments | 2369 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to expand Palo Alto's shuttle program speeds ahead

Seeking to reduce car congestion, Palo Alto officials approved on Monday night a plan to dramatically expand the city's shuttle...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mom of 3 , 3 hours ago | 22 comments | 2034 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another 'Fiber to the Premise' resurrection for Palo Alto?

The long-discussed dream of getting true high-speed fiber-optic service for Palo Alto is looking like a real possibility....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, 3 hours ago | 31 comments | 2738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles

Palo Alto's small fleet of shuttles could grow substantially in the coming months, as the city prepares to unveil new routes...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Iconoclast, 5 hours ago | 43 comments | 5838 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 Hmmm, 5 hours ago | 76 comments | 2379 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 Jetman, 6 hours ago | 151 comments | 7604 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's Daylight Saving Time

Twice a year I go crazy listening to people say Daylight Savings Time. There's no s at the end of saving. Will the writer...

Original post made by Curious Observer on Oct. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 60 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Older biker hit my son's bike tonight and drove off

My son was riding his bike home tonight from Paly. When he was riding on Churchill towards Alma, an older fellow riding from...

Original post made by upset mom on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by parent, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford students join in national sexual-assault protest

An almost funeral-like procession of about 100 somber Stanford University students marched from White Plaza to the Main Quad...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 985 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 Mike, 9 hours ago | 21 comments | 4218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is Measure C a new 4.75% mobile phone tax?

The text of measure C http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civicax/filebank/documents/42827 reads like a new 4.75% tax on mobile...

Original post made by Bert on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 91 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 Sea REDDY, 10 hours ago | 5 comments | 1746 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measure B to increase hotel tax

Palo Alto Measure B would increase the city's transient occupancy tax, the tax added to hotel bills for visitors, from 12...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 45 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 Greenacres, 14 hours ago | 11 comments | 2909 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins preview of PAL water polo showdown over rival Menlo-Atherton

==BI North-South water polo== Before the top two teams in the nation -- Harvard-Westlake and Mater Dei -- battled it out...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Ron, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 57 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident Tim Cook made the international headlines today

Tim Cook published an essay is BusinessWeek magazine today and quickly made international headlines. Read it here: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-10-30/tim-cook-im-proud-...

Original post made by fanboy on Oct. 30, 2014
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