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PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new design, home on Eichler-style block in Palo Alto nears approval

After an outpouring of criticism from neighbors and significant design revisions, a Louis Road property owner this week received...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 7 minutes ago | 15 comments | 2390 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Wayfinding' program to bring signs, monument, to City Hall

Visitors who have a hard time finding their way around Palo Alto City Hall will soon get plenty of help from the city, which...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Residentialist, 9 minutes ago | 14 comments | 1320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growth debate tests city's height limits

With development anxieties running high in Palo Alto, the city's planning commissioners on Wednesday pondered three different...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 59 minutes ago | 47 comments | 2693 Views

AROUND TOWN

disgusted with cal ave changes

I grew up 2 blocks from cal ave..until 2 years ago that was my neighborhood. In the last two years I have been heartbroken...

Original post made by andrea on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Another native, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 95 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA: Shrinking membership is forcing gym closure

Citing for the first time a decline in membership and inability to attract new members due to an increasingly competitive...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Former Member, 1 hour ago | 131 comments | 6894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto the #1 snobbiest city in the COUNTRY?

Why is this story not published here? Too embarrassing? http://live105.cbslocal.com/2014/07/23/palo-alto-tops-snobbiest-small-cities-in-america-list-followed-by-san-rafael-and-...

Original post made by Blue on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 2 hours ago | 24 comments | 640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer drops plan to buy Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

Prometheus Real Estate Group has backed away from its plan to build high-end apartments for tech workers on the site of Buena...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by BL, 3 hours ago | 70 comments | 5893 Views

RESTAURANTS

Meet the winners of the 2014 Best Of Palo Alto

Some of these businesses are old friends, household names that are counted on and celebrated. Others are new kids on the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by musical, 10 hours ago | 16 comments | 2567 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, 11 hours ago | 36 comments | 3085 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Current council members pull papers for East Palo Alto council race

The East Palo Alto City Council race has stayed relatively quiet so far, with only current council members Ruben Abrica and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, 12 hours ago | 19 comments | 868 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two familiar faces enter Palo Alto council race

The crowded race for the Palo Alto City Council further expanded Wednesday, when two familiar candidates -- Mark Weiss and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Seriously?, 14 hours ago | 20 comments | 3638 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New head of East Palo Alto rent program resigns

East Palo Alto's Rent Stabilization Program administrator has resigned less than two weeks after his introduction to the...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, 14 hours ago | 15 comments | 1715 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Midtown Market (Duca Hanley) 1959 with Santa and me

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Dec. 27, 2006
Last comment by Sonny M., 15 hours ago | 8 comments | 10292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge sides with family in Palo Alto special education case

A federal judge has sided with a Palo Alto family in an interim ruling that orders the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous22, 16 hours ago | 107 comments | 6766 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands boardwalk closes due to unsafe conditions

The Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center Boardwalk, which runs between the center and the bay, has been closed...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 20 hours ago | 5 comments | 1173 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Damage control at the Y

Many organizations have an immensely difficult time conveying bad news to their customers. Out of a desire to not displease...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Paly Alum, 20 hours ago | 74 comments | 5299 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou joins Palo Alto's council race

The race for the Palo Alto City Council heated up Tuesday as two more residents declared their intentions to run for a seat...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 21 hours ago | 42 comments | 3672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, fired library contractor exchange 'cover up' accusations

The court battle between the City of Palo Alto and the contractor it has accused of badly botching the long-delayed construction...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jill, 21 hours ago | 36 comments | 2597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto youth program aims to build qualities for success

Curiosity, persistence, resilience. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/07/25/east-palo-alto-youth-program-aims-to-build-qualities-for-success...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jim Phillips, 22 hours ago | 3 comments | 1091 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man punched, knocked unconscious in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are seeking witnesses to a battery that occurred in downtown Palo Alto last Thursday, July 17, when a man...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Estrella, 22 hours ago | 40 comments | 3738 Views
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