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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents sue Palo Alto over closure approval

Residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park have filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto, challenging the city's decision in...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Carla, 8 minutes ago | 38 comments | 2229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Demolition for College Terrace Centre begins

The long-awaited, long-debated redevelopment of the College Terrace Centre on El Camino Real began with the first cracking...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by james, 20 minutes ago | 41 comments | 8226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes greater consistency at Palo Alto's high schools

Armed with a wealth of data on consistency – or lack thereof – across courses, subjects and teachers at Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by What are we teaching our kids, 25 minutes ago | 29 comments | 2463 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto tech worker arrested on suspicion of stealing trade secrets

A tech worker suspected of stealing trade secrets was arrested Thursday at San Francisco International Airport as he prepared...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by @resident 1, 29 minutes ago | 7 comments | 2536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission approves chain store limit on California Avenue

Palo Alto's effort to promote an eclectic and independent retail mix on California Avenue by limiting chain stores in the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by If If If, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study aims to bring data to Palo Alto's loud debate over airplane noise

With citizen complaints about airplane noise on the rise, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission a study focused...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by My Ears, 1 hour ago | 59 comments | 1731 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Six-vehicle crash in Palo Alto sends three to hospital, closes road

A six-vehicle crash on Alma Street and Oregon Expressway in Palo Alto injured at least three people and snarled rush-hour...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 2 hours ago | 70 comments | 6314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Q&A with Julie Lythcott-Haims

Julie Lythcott-Haims, former Stanford University dean of freshmen, Palo Alto parent of two and author of new book, "How to...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Tired of this, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 2064 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A groundling's lament; and call to action

This summer I became a reluctant advocate for quiet skies. I say reluctant because I am a teacher-librarian, not a rabble-rouser....

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 4 hours ago | 157 comments | 5413 Views

SPORTS

Victory for Stanford in Italian basketball opener

==BI Cardinal corner == The Stanford men's basketball team opened its six-game exhibition tour of Italy with a 75-26 victory...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Jim, 4 hours ago | 4 comments | 812 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood Plaza developer could face penalties for vacant grocery store

The developer of Edgewood Plaza will face a fine of $500 per day if the vacant grocery store formerly occupied by Fresh Market...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Chris, 4 hours ago | 29 comments | 2748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dauber seeks conflict-of-interest ruling from FPPC

Seeking to put to rest years of questions about his relationship with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Ashamedof PaloAlto, 4 hours ago | 45 comments | 3648 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Blown away

Several days a week, Stan and Kiyomi Hutchings relax on their brick-lined backyard patio in Old Palo Alto. They enjoy reading...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Alan, 12 hours ago | 82 comments | 6749 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista Residents Sue City Over Park Closure

Buena Vista residents filed suit on Monday against the City of Palo Alto in Santa Clara Superior Court. The residents want...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Winter, 14 hours ago | 10 comments | 285 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Maureen Helm, 16 hours ago | 1065 comments | 164937 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cities challenge VTA on transportation funding

With the regional push for a transportation tax measure cruising toward November 2016, Palo Alto, Mountain View and other...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by southbayresident , 16 hours ago | 44 comments | 3350 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood-liaison program to begin this fall

The City of Palo Alto's planned Engagement with Neighborhoods initiative took a step forward on Tuesday night after the Policy...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by May Belle, 18 hours ago | 11 comments | 969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework, grading, curriculum: Consistency in high schools

In its first meeting of the 2015-16 school year, the Palo Alto school board will tackle a 200-plus page research report that...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Community, 18 hours ago | 26 comments | 819 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Who's idea was it to resurface streets on garbage day

Some bright spark didn't talk to another bright spark. All around our neighborhood, no parking signs, streets being resurfaced...

Original post made by Palo Verde on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Oh the irony, 21 hours ago | 4 comments | 156 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts to retain, fix contentious zoning tool

Palo Alto's controversial "planned-community" process, which allows developers to barter with the city over zoning exceptions,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, 23 hours ago | 17 comments | 1951 Views
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