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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A bittersweet outcome

Like many decisions that come after much community angst, Tuesday night's final approval of 16 single-family homes on a 2.5-acre...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by cm, 21 minutes ago | 19 comments | 1736 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas unveils revised expansion plan

The senior services agency Avenidas last month unveiled a revised expansion plan for its downtown Palo Alto senior center...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by cm, 40 minutes ago | 6 comments | 1251 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Advocates sharply disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Many Inaccuracies, 1 hour ago | 29 comments | 2639 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Narrower lanes on Middlefield Road could slow traffic, improve safety

Middlefield Road in Palo Alto is scheduled for some updates that officials hope will improve safety around Jordan Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by resident, 1 hour ago | 29 comments | 2262 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman crashes car into Midtown Shopping Center

An elderly woman was shaken up after driving into two building posts of a Palo Alto shopping plaza and grazing the building...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, 2 hours ago | 16 comments | 3543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike, pedestrian study focuses on El Camino Real

Among cities that contain some part of the 43 miles of El Camino Real, two of them -- Palo Alto and Redwood City -- have...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 4 hours ago | 10 comments | 1384 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How Castilleja taught me to be a man

From its founding in 1907, the Castilleja School has consistently graduated excellent women. However, I am the first person...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Georgi, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 1856 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell housing development wins approval

A former orchard on Maybell Avenue that three years ago was at the center of a citizen revolt in Palo Alto will soon be the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, 9 hours ago | 39 comments | 6734 Views

AROUND TOWN

After toxic discovery, council approves changes to Stanford's housing project

The discovery of a cancer-causing chemical at a construction site prompted Stanford University to redesign its new faculty-housing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Been There Before, 12 hours ago | 4 comments | 3358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Back to basic on low income housing options

Can someone please explain why it is better and fairer to spend the available public funds to acquire an existing trailer...

Original post made by thoughtful gathering place on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 12 hours ago | 20 comments | 366 Views

SPORTS

Venus Williams into third round; Nicole Gibbs ousted

==BI WTA Tour == The Championships at Wimbledon are getting ready to close out the first week of competition and seven Bank...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Reader, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 682 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault survivors, supporters submit 200K more signatures seeking Brock Turner judge's removal

A group of women's advocates and assault survivors gave a judicial agency in San Francisco 200,000 more signatures Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 13 hours ago | 13 comments | 2187 Views

RESTAURANTS

All you can eat, vegan-style

Buffets usually trigger thoughts of tepid chicken and runny scrambled eggs. This is not the case at downtown Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jennifer, 14 hours ago | 3 comments | 2059 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three Tesla employees die in plane crash

Tesla Motors of Palo Alto confirmed today that three of its employees were killed in a small-plane crash in East Palo Alto....

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by BreinTrans LLC, 15 hours ago | 3 comments | 2568 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At 50, Stevenson House gets major overhaul

Residents temporarily relocated from their apartments at Stevenson House have moved back into the affordable senior-living...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 96 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>STORYTIME IN THE GARDEN ... </B>Looking for a late-afternoon relaxing summer activity for your little ones? <B>Gamble...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Patriotic display

Palo Alto artist Helen Hu, who has been making silk flower wreaths since 2010, shares her techniques for creating a spectacular...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes new ways to manage storm water

For decades, Palo Alto's storm drains have functioned like hidden highways, ferrying water away from local streets and into...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, 17 hours ago | 11 comments | 2469 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police make large fireworks bust days before July 4 celebration

More than $12,000 in illegal fireworks and explosive devices were seized on Thursday when authorities searched an East Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Tina, on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:12 pm | 3 comments | 1316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide "musical" an insensitive and incorrect protrayal

Original post made by Two anonymous Gunn students on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by High School Mom, on Jun 30, 2016 at 9:41 pm | 27 comments | 2145 Views
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