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AROUND TOWN

Are 'ghost homes' becoming a problem?

The house in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood is large and beautiful, its lawn is regularly manicured and, peering...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by musical, 1 hour ago | 58 comments | 6338 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Preventive Medicine for Stroke (or Anything Else)?

Where do you go to get a true preventive and science-based approach for stroke prevention for life? Is there a website so...

Original post made by middle-aged palo altan on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Wife of M.D., 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 55 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Surf Air continues plans to expand local flights

Local residents and officials who had been trying to meet with Surf Air CEO Jeff Potter since the company announced a major...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by short period of time, 5 hours ago | 38 comments | 1396 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homeless shelter seeks neighbors' input

Heart and Home Collaborative, a nonprofit organization offering emergency shelter to homeless women, is exploring various...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Lynn Huidekoper, RN, 5 hours ago | 31 comments | 3140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto crossing guard does his part to make kids feel safe, joyous

Charles Gaters' gregarious presence as a local crossing guard since 2010 has been gratefully received by his manager, parents,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Hannah, 5 hours ago | 22 comments | 3571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown post office considers move to Alma

Citing critical loss of revenue, the U.S. Postal Service is considering moving its downtown branch to Alma Street at the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, 6 hours ago | 16 comments | 2710 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista closure heads toward final chapter

With the City Council just days away from making a decision on the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, supporters of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Greenacres, 6 hours ago | 22 comments | 2344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why so few hospital beds for teens?

The absence of adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds in Santa Clara County — described by one Palo Alto child and adolescent...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by RE: $$, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 1031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New city jobs prove a tough sell in Palo Alto

The budget climate may be as sunny as ever in Palo Alto, but the city's elected officials have been casting clouds over proposals...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by oh really, 7 hours ago | 17 comments | 1565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beyond the 5150

Sarah Gentile was shocked to find, in the midst of a crisis with her teenage son, that there are no hospital beds available...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Marietta Webster, 8 hours ago | 21 comments | 3616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford Driving School closed; other options?

My oldest child used Stanford Driving School to learn how to drive, along with most of her friends. I went to book lessons...

Original post made by Mom on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Other customer, 10 hours ago | 4 comments | 177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford fraternity loses housing indefinitely

Stanford University's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity has lost its house indefinitely after a university investigation found...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, 14 hours ago | 24 comments | 5344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cautious route on Cal Ave chain store ban

The goal sounds simple: Protect California Avenue's quirky character and mom-and-pop shops from an influx of offices and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, 15 hours ago | 37 comments | 3609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council redirects City Hall's proposed sign program

Is A,B,C really as easy as 1, 2, 3? When it comes to labeling the three levels of the City Hall underground parking garage,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, 15 hours ago | 25 comments | 1849 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Models and experts lean toward strong El Nino forecast for the fall

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2015/05/22/models-and-experts-lean-toward-strong-el-nino-forecast-for-the-fall/ I...

Original post made by Slow Down on May. 22, 2015
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Search for missing Palo Alto flight instructor entails massive area of Pacific Ocean

The search area of the Pacific Ocean for missing flight instructor William James McAdams is so vast that the U.S. Coast Guard...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by KP, 17 hours ago | 22 comments | 2863 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pilot was arrested prior to disappearance

A flight instructor who allegedly stole a plane from the Palo Alto Municipal Airport and [http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/15/palo-alto-flight-instructor-vanishes-over-pacific...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Take it Easy, on May 21, 2015 at 10:31 pm | 20 comments | 8421 Views

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Palo Alto businesses to participate in Bike to Shop Day

If you ride on two wheels and like to shop, Saturday is going to be your day. The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, in celebration...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by For Nick of Time, on May 21, 2015 at 9:33 pm | 15 comments | 1972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre closes for remodel

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre has closed for significant interior renovations, with new seating, updated restrooms and an...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Richard, on May 21, 2015 at 8:30 pm | 23 comments | 4681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is BETTER? PAUSD or Los Altos?

Having many friends in the surrounding districts, I am still really wondering if we aren't missing the real problem here....

Original post made by Parent on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by palo alto resident, on May 21, 2015 at 6:55 pm | 20 comments | 899 Views
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