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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Top need for parks? Bathrooms

Playing around is serious business in Palo Alto, where praise and demand for parks, playing fields and nature preserves come...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 1 hour ago | 42 comments | 3409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA to work to reduce plane noise

Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 1 hour ago | 93 comments | 7066 Views

AROUND TOWN

A&E Digest: New public art approved, Redwood City gets spruced up

Palo Alto's Public Art Commission approves new art installations for City Hall's King Plaza, Mountain View's Community School...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 621 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas plans criticized over clashing styles

Hoping to accommodate Palo Alto's rapidly rising senior population, Avenidas is moving ahead with an ambitious plan to build...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Marie, 2 hours ago | 21 comments | 1882 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Elm trees are dying from draught?

I see many large elm trees in Palo Alto - especially along Louis Rd - have half brown leaves, all of them seem to suffer...

Original post made by Julie on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Unconcerned, 4 hours ago | 8 comments | 240 Views

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Palo Altan honored for creation of girls' STEM camp

Marie Wolbach, a Palo Alto resident, received a prestigious national honor in June for her creation and leadership of the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by XY Neglect, 4 hours ago | 7 comments | 1269 Views

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Real Estate Matters: First half 2015 property market recap: Palo Alto, key neighboring citie

Time flies. Not long ago, most of property market participants anticipated yet another strong year. Half of 2015 has passed,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Suspiria, 5 hours ago | 8 comments | 1483 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How are the food pails working out for you?

Thought we needed a place to share our grievances about the new system which is going to cost us so much. ...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 7 hours ago | 63 comments | 2392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Challenge Success offers roadmap for school reform

Since its start as a stress-reduction program in 2003, Stanford University Graduate School of Education's Challenge Success...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Actual practice, 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 2826 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Season's first Spare the Air Day called for Tuesday

As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by MV Resident, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 1150 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community notebook: Volunteers needed for Palo Alto's Utilities Advisory Commission

The City of Palo Alto is looking for volunteers to serve on the Utilities Advisory Commission on which they will advise the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 674 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 The Green Acres Kid, 9 hours ago | 1057 comments | 162769 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer scales down plan for Maybell site

Faced with criticism from the surrounding neighborhood, the developer looking to build houses on a much contested Maybell...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by sea reddy, 13 hours ago | 41 comments | 4022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feeding families

Lemotu Evaimalo comes to the East Palo Alto Library with her three young children almost every day she has off from work....

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by ChrisC, 21 hours ago | 8 comments | 3055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In drought, Palo Alto reduces water use by 36 percent

With the hottest summer months at less than the halfway mark, Palo Alto is forging ahead toward meeting its state-mandated...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by back off 2, on Jul 27, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 35 comments | 3286 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bike thefts in Palo Alto spike, prompting warning from police

A spate of bicycle thefts occurred recently in Palo Alto, with 10 thefts in the span of a week, according to police reports. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Jul 27, 2015 at 4:14 pm | 56 comments | 5910 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hot spell in this week's forecast

The National Weather Service is advising Bay Area residents of the potential for higher-than-normal temperatures this week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jesse, on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm | 3 comments | 1095 Views

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Police arrest woman in million-dollar embezzlement case

Menlo Park police arrested a 39-year-old San Mateo woman Thursday on suspicion that she embezzled more than $1 million over...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by muttiallen, on Jul 27, 2015 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2485 Views

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The Body Shop has gone from Stanford SC

It's always my favorites that vanish from Palo Alto! Just went to get supplies of my staples at the Body Shop and found that...

Original post made by Shopper on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by El Kay, on Jul 27, 2015 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments | 207 Views

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Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Shannon G., on Jul 27, 2015 at 9:12 am | 24 comments | 11518 Views
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