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PALO ALTO ISSUES

County expands homeless programs while searching for new shelter

Faced with a shortage of beds to accommodate the county's homeless population this coming winter, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Lynn Huidekoper,RN, 12 minutes ago | 18 comments | 3241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Questions and answers about mental health: Local experts offer their advice, guidance

As a community we are grieving. We have lost precious youth to treatable health conditions. We want our youth to feel encouraged...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Am I missing something?, 25 minutes ago | 10 comments | 1782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by End-The-VTA, 1 hour ago | 58 comments | 3340 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County looks to redesign Page Mill-Oregon, Foothill expressways

Some of the most dangerous and congested sections of Oregon Expressway/Page Mill Road from Alma Street to Foothill Expressway...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 1 hour ago | 22 comments | 3725 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Fatal shooting by police officers may not have been recorded

Only two of three Menlo Park police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect on Nov. 11 were wearing...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Bru, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto strikes down car-camping ban

Acknowledging a shift in the legal landscape, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday night to repeal the city's controversial...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Bru, 1 hour ago | 76 comments | 4369 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn student, former teacher call for more balanced academic culture

A Gunn High School student and former teacher brought to the school board Tuesday night a rallying cry to create a healthier,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Mom, 1 hour ago | 29 comments | 3476 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls advance to CCS volleyball finals once again

Playing in the Central Coast Section Division I volleyball playoff finals is nothing new for the Menlo-Atherton girls. After...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Fact finder, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents gather to talk, seek advice

In the days after Palo Alto's most recent student suicide, local mental health experts, school administrators and parents...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Would love to speak up, 2 hours ago | 21 comments | 5112 Views

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 Songbird, 3 hours ago | 250 comments | 10213 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials defend $4.6M upgrade of City Hall

Five months after Palo Alto officials approved a $4.6 million renovation of City Hall, council members made a public case...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by citizen, 3 hours ago | 25 comments | 2808 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Buildings of up to eight stories planned for East Palo Alto

With an eye on affordable housing and the city's bottom line, East Palo Alto officials on Monday night unveiled the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by resident, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto superintendent names members of achievement gap task force

Superintendent Max McGee announced Tuesday night the more than 20 faculty, parents, community members, alumni and administrators...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 3 hours ago | 19 comments | 2033 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 Ken, 5 hours ago | 986 comments | 134845 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Highway 101 bike/pedestrian bridge design discussion tonight

The proposed designs for a new bicycle and pedestrian bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in East Palo Alto will be discussed during...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Bruce, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 572 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking Guidance Systems & Parking Access Revenue

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal for Parking Guidance Systems & Parking Access Revenue Controls. ...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Nov. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 27 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars who broke into Palo Alto home captured on video

Burglars of a Palo Alto home Tuesday were recorded by a surveillance camera, and police have posted the video on [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0onDD6e0N5A&feature=youtu.be...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by paulsimon99, 9 hours ago | 4 comments | 3345 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mixed-use proposal for University Avenue meets mixed response

A proposal to demolish two stout commercial buildings at the heart of University Avenue's commercial district and replace...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by 35 year resident, 11 hours ago | 44 comments | 3870 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep gets No. 1 seed for CCS Open Division

With a 10-0 record, Sacred Heart Prep has compiled the best regular season in program football history. No doubt about it....

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Coach Craig, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 58 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cases of whooping cough high in Palo Alto

A rise in whooping cough cases in Santa Clara County, including many in Palo Alto, has prompted officials to issue a health...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, 11 hours ago | 11 comments | 11734 Views
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