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Residents call for more housing in Palo Alto

With home values soaring and affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto residents appealed to the City Council on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Midtown, 0 hours ago | 17 comments | 843 Views


Committee: Elementary enrollment in Palo Alto is stable, not growing

The chair of a school district subcommittee on elementary enrollment urged the school board and community members at a board...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by resident, 3 minutes ago | 2 comments | 142 Views


PAUSD committee recommends more traffic in Barron Park

I just heard about a special school board meeting tonight where a committee is apparently recommending moving all Los Altos...

Original post made by Barron Parker on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Safety First, 6 minutes ago | 40 comments | 722 Views


Aircraft noise

I have just spent some time emailing Anna Eshoo and Barbara Boxer (you have to fill out their website) urging them as our...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 13 minutes ago | 18 comments | 416 Views


Catching neighbors who fall through the gap

A Palo Alto neighborhood group is working to turn a holiday food drive for needy neighbors into a monthly grocery giveaway....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, 47 minutes ago | 9 comments | 35500 Views


Group of residents shelters, feeds the needy and homeless

Concerned about people sleeping on the streets or in their cars during the recent cold snap, Midtown-based Neighbors Helping...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, 50 minutes ago | 13 comments | 200638 Views


Is Comcast really the only internet option in this town?

Hi - I currently have Comcast/Xfinity and its fine (fast, good service) but I was wondering about cheaper internet/tv/phone...

Original post made by Midtowner on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 239 Views


Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sandro Lane, 1 hour ago | 45 comments | 12979 Views


Four-story hotel proposed for El Camino Real

A proposal to demolish a two-story motel on El Camino Real and replace it with a 50-foot-tall hotel elicited early skepticism...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 2 hours ago | 15 comments | 5148 Views


Prioritizing choice programs. No new elementary school.

The PAUSD Board of Education will receive an Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) Update at a study session tonight,...

Original post made by South PA Parent on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sense, 3 hours ago | 22 comments | 390 Views


How do I get my deposit back from Landlord? He's 45 days

I sure would love some helpful feedback. I rented a house for nearly three years. Gave my notice (with more than 60 days...

Original post made by single mom, reliable tenant in distress on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by single mom, reliable tenant in distress, 10 hours ago | 9 comments | 149 Views


Achievement gap persists in new state test scores

While school district staff celebrated at Tuesday's school board meeting the high achievement of most Palo Alto Unified students...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by @tension, 10 hours ago | 46 comments | 4300 Views


Castilleja proposes underground garage

Castilleja School has a new solution to a years-long battle over increasing enrollment and thus traffic in the surrounding...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Barron Park Dad, 11 hours ago | 29 comments | 7099 Views


Mayor commits to eradicating homelessness among veterans

Citing the deaths of two unhoused women in Palo Alto parks two years ago as emblematic of the need to end homelessness in...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2015
Last comment by Cybele, 11 hours ago | 7 comments | 1082 Views


Woman in Stanford sexual-assault case testifies

The woman whom former Stanford University student Brock Turner allegedly raped on campus in January appeared in court in...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Value, 11 hours ago | 3 comments | 1437 Views


Palo Alto treads cautiously on fiber network

With Google looming as a major wildcard, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to wait until next year before making any decisions...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Robert Smith, 14 hours ago | 130 comments | 3872 Views


On homelessness, and those who strive to help

I have spent more than 3,920 hours working with the homeless population in Palo Alto. To most people employed in the social...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, 15 hours ago | 8 comments | 2105 Views


Shop Talk: The Nest comes to Palo Alto

The Nest boutique hotel comes to Palo Alto's El Camino Real, bringing the tally to four new hotels in the region this year. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Eva, 16 hours ago | 5 comments | 3232 Views


Changes for Charleston-Arastradero approved

No traffic-calming project has caused as much road rage in Palo Alto as the city's decade-long experiment with the Chareston-Arastradero...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by parent of 2, 18 hours ago | 42 comments | 5909 Views


Merchants set Meet The Street event

Call it a block party that the whole city is invited to attend. Palo Alto will kick off its inaugural Meet The Street event...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Carol Gilbert, 18 hours ago | 8 comments | 2823 Views
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Southern California chain snags La Boulange space in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 2,105 views

The Food Party! Top Ten List
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,086 views

Fee Waivers
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 947 views

Lessons in marketing yourself: "Making lemonade" from the Presidential campaigns
By Douglas Moran | 0 comments | 432 views