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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing Corporation fends off 'whispers of suspicion' over director's living arrangement

The Palo Alto Housing Corporation, a nonprofit that in 2013 tried to develop a housing complex on Maybell Avenue, on Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Local Realtor, 3 minutes ago | 35 comments | 2058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap

Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by thinking is hard sometimes, 4 minutes ago | 29 comments | 2101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two speeches to the Board: Save Gunn's 118 teachers

Dear Palo Alto Onliners, Along with my colleague Cara Stoneburner, a 4th-grade teacher at Juana Briones, I was one of...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Mar. 1, 2015
Last comment by Skellytons, 30 minutes ago | 13 comments | 510 Views

BOOKS

Filoli statement: More than 1,000 volunteers sign new agreement

More than 1,000 Filoli volunteers have signed a new volunteer agreement, Executive Director Cynthia D'Agosta announced in...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 441 Views

BOOKS

Police investigate possible East Palo Alto child abduction

A 9-year-old girl was taken from the Cesar Chavez Academy in East Palo Alto on Tuesday morning, March 3, and after an investigation,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 455 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prosthetic racing leg stolen from Paralympic hopeful, Gunn grad

The specialized prosthetic leg that Ranjit Steiner, a 2009 Gunn High School graduate, was counting on to carry him to a Paralympic...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grading the mile run?

My average weight boy runs the mile at J.L.S. He is not a fast runner but he does run (not walk) and averages about 9:30....

Original post made by PA Mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 1 hour ago | 35 comments | 3339 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brutal day of plane noise over North Palo Alto

Today was an exceptionally bad day of plane noise over North Palo Alto. I had 25 planes over my home in 2 hours. That's about...

Original post made by tiredofthenoise on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 110 comments | 1500 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stevenson House shakeup boots director, staff

A major shakeup at senior-housing community Stevenson House has resulted in the dismissal of its longtime executive director...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by slippers on the ground, 5 hours ago | 17 comments | 4711 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A gathering place, again: Formerly derelict Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center finds new life

Bucking the trend of many other mom-and-pop businesses owners who've left town due to rising rents, Steve Stivala, owner...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, 5 hours ago | 17 comments | 3522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford upholds fraternity's housing suspension

After reviewing an appeal filed by a Stanford University fraternity whose housing privileges were suspended in December following...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Drink safely with gfs, 7 hours ago | 9 comments | 2468 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 7 hours ago | 27 comments | 3456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students speak to experiences, good and bad, at youth forum

Amidst Palo Alto's ongoing community conversation about youth health and well-being -- one that so often cries out for the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Parent, 8 hours ago | 18 comments | 3861 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thirty teens dropped from Palo Alto school rolls

Thirty students were dropped from Palo Alto public school rolls this fall when their parents were unable to verify their...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Resident, 8 hours ago | 165 comments | 7954 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hungry for data, Palo Alto launches business registry

Seeking to unravel the many mysteries of local employment trends and commuting patterns, Palo Alto on Monday launched its...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by KP, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 1580 Views

SPORTS

East Palo Alto masseur in sex abuse case faces more charges

San Mateo County prosecutors have added five new felonies to the growing list of sexual abuse charges against an East Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1046 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Forward joins opposition to office-space limits

A citizens group that promotes more housing and transportation options in Palo Alto has joined some of the city's largest...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 9 hours ago | 153 comments | 5462 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In a certain light: Over the course of a day, Baylands is ever-changing

At the Palo Alto Baylands, the sights and sounds that catch one's attention are as likely to come from above as from below. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by andrew rich, 10 hours ago | 18 comments | 3957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mothers Symposium returns with theme of 'resilience'

Since 1998, a group of local mothers has organized a symposium to talk about the experience of motherhood through the lens...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by 21st century much?, 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In its war on waste, city takes aim at food scraps

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to reduce the amount of trash heading to the landfill could soon bring a new service to...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Mike, 10 hours ago | 42 comments | 3915 Views
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Kirk's Steakburgers sold to new owner
By Elena Kadvany | 13 comments | 3,870 views

A proposal for Monday Night's Office Cap Discussion
By Steve Levy | 14 comments | 2,077 views

Eggs and Bacon Walk Into a Bar
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 1,932 views

Gifts (that are not bought)
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,591 views

Eating v. Exercise: Food Always Wins
By Max Greenberg | 3 comments | 1,370 views