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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 For-The-Record, 4 minutes ago | 46 comments | 1966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown residents split over parking-permit program

As Palo Alto prepares to launch its long-awaited Residential Parking Permit Program, residents in the congested downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by 6Djockey, 15 minutes ago | 17 comments | 867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local mom launches app to help kids lose weight

Joanna Strober's 11-year-old son had a weight problem. Looking for advice and specific weight-loss tools, she took her son...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Healthy Eating, 30 minutes ago | 4 comments | 88 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 curmudgeon, 46 minutes ago | 20 comments | 2381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alo fourth-grader with Down syndrome wins self-advocacy award

Dashiell Meier might be Palo Alto's most accomplished 10 year old. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/10/24/palo-alo-fourth-grader-with-down-s...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Annie B. of midtown, 56 minutes ago | 7 comments | 408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editing afoot by school candidate

EDITING AFOOT ... The Weekly noticed this week that one portion of school board candidate Catherine Crystal Foster's profile...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Temperament matters, 58 minutes ago | 12 comments | 344 Views

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 Johns, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 850 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New direction proposed for Palo Alto's shuttle program

Palo Alto's tiny fleet of city-run shuttle buses may soon see a dramatic expansion, including a doubling of buses on the...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by West Shuttle, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 907 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police calls

Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/10/24/police-calls posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Terry Godfrey, Ken Dauber for Palo Alto school board

While we value the backgrounds of all the school board candidates, in our opinion Terry Godfrey and Ken Dauber are clearly...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, 3 hours ago | 14 comments | 8310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto residents seek relief from train noise

Living next to downtown Palo Alto's bustling train station has many benefits, but for residents of 101 Alma St., a good night's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Robert, 3 hours ago | 61 comments | 5343 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Making a noise: Government officials attempt to influence aircraft regulations

Palo Alto and other government officials have so far been fighting an uphill battle to decrease airplane noise over their...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Pegasus, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 396 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 guest, 3 hours ago | 18 comments | 2076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools mark Unity Day

A visit to any one of Palo Alto's 17 schools Thursday would have shown their own version of events to celebrate Unity Day,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by PA mom, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 516 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ramping up at Mitchell Park Library

The City of Palo Alto took local media on a guided tour Thursday of the new 56,332-square-foot Mitchell Park Library and...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City seeks outreach help for Our Palo Alto initiative

With the Our Palo Alto initiative stretching into its second year, city officials are preparing to hire an outreach consultant...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Annette, 5 hours ago | 25 comments | 1259 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to move forward with new El Camino Park fields

Four years after Palo Alto began to consider replacing the playing fields, upgrading the lights and sprucing up the pathways...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by Silly, 5 hours ago | 17 comments | 2880 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Propositions 1 & 2 - Opinions?

I listened to the Forum programs on these, and am really confused. Do I need to fear the limits on school reserves or...

Original post made by Votr on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Voter, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 48 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Airport runway set for overdue repairs

It didn't take long for Palo Alto to reap the benefits of taking over its namesake airport from Santa Clara County. The city...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 5 hours ago | 29 comments | 2148 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A howl of a Halloween

Two dozen crows circling above Santa Rita Avenue on Tuesday afternoon suddenly appeared like a spooky omen of Halloween to...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Miriam, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 56 Views
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