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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big changes afoot at San Antonio Center

A new round of large-scale demolition and construction is under way at San Antonio Center as part of a long-planned second...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, 3 hours ago | 32 comments | 4917 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping Searsville Dam in place is a good solution

On May 1, the day Stanford University released its plans for Searsville Dam, an article titled "1000 dams down and counting"...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Resident 2, 4 hours ago | 32 comments | 3024 Views

SPORTS

Vlahos steps down from Menlo College coaching position

==BI Of local note == Menlo College softball coach Michell Vlahos has resigned her position, effective June 30, citing family...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Employee, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Changes underway at hazardous Menlo intersection

A six-month trial of changes to the Alma Street-Ravenswood Avenue intersection starts this week, according to the city of...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Old guy, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park Boulevard office building wins approval

The three-story office building proposed for Park Boulevard was, by all accounts, an exceptional project. For opponents,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, 9 hours ago | 30 comments | 3161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford professor wins $500K Gruber Neuroscience Prize

A Stanford University professor whose work has contributed to the understanding of such disorders as autism, schizophrenia...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Me, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 1119 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Too much noise!

Plane, after plane, after plane, non-stop for hours. What is going on? Is anyone noticing this problem tonight?...

Original post made by Luanne on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by pareto, 10 hours ago | 35 comments | 468 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

UA761 buzzes Paol Alto every day

Last week I flew into SFO for the first time this year. I occupied a window seat on right side of UA761 from ORD. I was...

Original post made by DonnaA on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, 11 hours ago | 26 comments | 526 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homeowners protest 50-foot office building proposed next door

A planned 50-foot-high office development with a shadow that neighbors said would plunge their home into darkness could receive...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by ndn, 12 hours ago | 20 comments | 2243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto club soccer team falls in NorCal State Cup

==BI Of local note== The U18 Palo Alto Soccer Club team, PA 97B Blue, saw its season come to an end following a 3-2 loss...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 1289 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Police body camera policy may let people request video deletion

Menlo Park may amend its police body camera policy to allow the deletion of videos with no investigative relevance upon request...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Bad Cop, No Donut, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 234 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Auto burglar arrested after ramming detectives

A serial auto burglar who rammed a police car during a pursuit was arrested through a team effort by Los Altos, Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, 16 hours ago | 8 comments | 1897 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marriott proposes two new Palo Alto hotels

In the latest sign of Palo Alto's surging hotel boom, Marriott has proposed to build two five-story hotels on San Antonio...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by musical, 16 hours ago | 43 comments | 5759 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Parking problems brew at Philz Coffee

Parking is getting tight in Midtown, and the opening of a new cafe may make matters worse. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/21/shop-talk-parking-...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Memories, 16 hours ago | 13 comments | 1677 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Neighborhoods

Named for an ancient redwood tree that was a living landmark for late-1700s Spanish explorers, Palo Alto today is a diverse...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by julie, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 27333 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents hope to drown out airplane noise with complaints

When Amy Christel moved from Barron Park to her new Midtown Palo Alto home last summer, she welcomed the time she could spend...

Original post made on May. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident3, 17 hours ago | 250 comments | 8591 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping Eichler neighborhoods from growing upward

Residents in five Palo Alto Eichler neighborhoods said they plan to ask the city to institute zone changes that limit homes...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by MD from TO, 19 hours ago | 60 comments | 5590 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 WT, 19 hours ago | 19 comments | 1258 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Elderly man missing from Stanford Hospital

Palo Alto police are looking for an 84-year-old man who went missing from Stanford Hospital Monday afternoon after he was...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Not Surprised, 19 hours ago | 4 comments | 155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Buena Vista aftermath: sadness, hope

Residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto said they are expecting eviction letters any day now since the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Me, 20 hours ago | 47 comments | 5880 Views
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