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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto runs out of water, development on hold

Hundreds of units of affordable housing and millions of square feet of commercial construction in East Palo Alto cannot be...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, 0 hours ago | 50 comments | 20095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Off Deadline: Journalism teacher takes aim at critical thinking, internationally

Esther Wojcicki — "Woj" to her friends and the Palo Alto High School (Paly) journalism and English students she has...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Class Size Question, 2 minutes ago | 14 comments | 3799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDC releases early findings from youth suicide study

Preliminary findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's epidemiological investigation into youth suicides...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by anne, 18 minutes ago | 8 comments | 316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Retail

New Business Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/22/retail posted Friday, July 22,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Big Question, 24 minutes ago | 3 comments | 308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kniss to run for fresh term on City Council

Palo Alto Councilwoman Liz Kniss, a two-time mayor whose political resume includes stints on the city's school board, the...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Big Question, 31 minutes ago | 31 comments | 2665 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Visa to open new campus in Palo Alto

Credit card company Visa Inc. plans to open a new facility in Palo Alto's California Avenue Business District in November,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Chris, 32 minutes ago | 13 comments | 4065 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto seeks to make 'green waves' with traffic lights

Seeking to create a smoother ride for local drivers and bicyclists, Palo Alto plans to reprogram traffic lights along several...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by More Nonsense!, 42 minutes ago | 12 comments | 1460 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing eyed at Page Mill and El Camino corner

After seeing its initial bid rebuffed by Palo Alto officials, the development team looking to construct a four-story building...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 46 minutes ago | 43 comments | 5931 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain swaps out old cars for larger ones to avoid overcrowding

Starting today, Caltrain will be replacing some of its trains with larger trains capable of accommodating more passengers,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Mark, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The education innovator

Revolutionary change in public education is rare. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/08/the-education-innovator...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 4350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police investigate pedestrian fatality

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Saturday morning, July 23, leading to an investigation by Palo Alto police,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by resident, 2 hours ago | 41 comments | 8323 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA seeks to reassure critics of bus-only lanes

With plans for a greatly expanded bus service on El Camino Real speeding toward a decision, several cities along the prominent...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steve Ly, 4 hours ago | 36 comments | 4194 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Facebook's big expansion

A diverse parade of nonprofit, union and civic leaders turned out Tuesday night to a meeting of the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Mark, 13 hours ago | 17 comments | 2182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto parents ask public's help to find missing son

The parents of a Palo Alto man who vanished 11 days ago are seeking the public's help to find their son, 30-year-old Andrew...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, 15 hours ago | 15 comments | 18222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cinemark to close Palo Alto Square theater

Another cultural treasure in Palo Alto will flicker out of existence in August, when CinéArts at Palo Alto Square shuts...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Arthur Keller, 17 hours ago | 69 comments | 11252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town

Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Google ain't coming to Palo Alto, 20 hours ago | 38 comments | 7394 Views

SPORTS

Stanford club teams in line for JO national water polo titles

It might be a little tough for fans of the Stanford water polo club boys 14U teams to catch both teams in action on Monday...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on Jul 25, 2016 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 1560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Seniors oppose 'ugly, depressing' new colors at apartments

More than 25 seniors and disabled residents have launched a petition against a new color scheme at their apartment building,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Uschi, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:23 am | 41 comments | 7192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Uber driver arrested for alleged sexual assault

East Palo Alto police have arrested an Uber driver for sexually allegedly assaulting his passenger after an incident that...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Coach, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 7489 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Foothills fire station debate reignites

For the past three decades, the seasonal fire station at Foothills Park has served as an insurance policy of sorts for the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:15 am | 33 comments | 4176 Views
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