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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Personal belief' exemption for vaccinations will end

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, 1 hour ago | 82 comments | 1663 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How are the food scrap pails working out for you?

Thought we needed a place to share our grievances about the new system which is going to cost us so much. ...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Tired, 3 hours ago | 16 comments | 243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Impending sea-level rise will affect us all

Next month federal officials will release new rates for flood insurance in areas at risk for future flooding, and they will...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sheeples, 4 hours ago | 81 comments | 4414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bridge replacement could jam up Highway 101 this week

Drivers on U.S. Highway 101 can expect lane closures during the evening, night and early morning hours this week as the California...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Bad Planning, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 1191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Realtors reign in national rankings

Six local Realtor teams and 17 individuals were among the top 250 salespeople in the country in 2015, according to rankings...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Reader, 5 hours ago | 19 comments | 2086 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man dies in highway hit-and-run

A 29-year-old Palo Alto man died Saturday night after the motorcycle he was riding collided on a Milpitas highway with a...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by ChrisC, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 4118 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain loses bid for EIR exemption

Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Joe Bloe, 5 hours ago | 58 comments | 3107 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to bring back traffic-enforcement team

After years of budget cuts and staff freezes, the Palo Alto Police Department is now experiencing an "early thaw" and looking...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Happy, 5 hours ago | 47 comments | 5106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Outage blacks out large swath in Palo Alto

A power outage is affecting a large area in Palo Alto on July 4 morning, according to Palo Alto Utilities. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by Donald, 6 hours ago | 48 comments | 5123 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

T&C/Paly Intersection Status?

Does anyone know where we stand on any progress towards a solution? Beside the obvious need to synchronize the three...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, 8 hours ago | 4 comments | 139 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community notebook: End of era as Stanford Medical Center Auxiliary dissolves

Stanford University Medical Center Auxiliary members gathered for the last time on Feb. 28 after voting to dissolve the nonprofit...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Key ingredient for opening a restaurant in Palo Alto? Patience.

The City of Palo Alto has streamlined its processes to help new businesses open more quickly, but some restaurateurs say...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Time is of the Essence, 11 hours ago | 6 comments | 4024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A new center for geriatric, palliative care

Like all organizations that serve older adults, the Palo Alto Medical Foundation is preparing for a coming tsunami of Baby...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Nora Charles, 12 hours ago | 6 comments | 3522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Fran's Market closes

Palo Alto's Fran's Market closes suddenly; owners and customers say the eviction notice came at a bad time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, 12 hours ago | 22 comments | 3361 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 thedarkness13, 13 hours ago | 1050 comments | 160994 Views

SPORTS

U-S-A proves itself worthy as Women's World Cup champions

Carli Lloyd, the latest American hero, recorded a hat trick and helped the U.S. women's national soccer team leave no doubt...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by James R., 13 hours ago | 3 comments | 1038 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City contracts out parking enforcement for new downtown program

If there's one thing that's more frustrating for downtown residents than finding parking on their congested streets, it's...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Citizen 7, 14 hours ago | 12 comments | 2530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley resident halts apparent burglary

A Portola Valley resident came home just in time to prevent an apparent burglary on Wednesday, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Chance, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 2073 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New rules approved for proposed cell towers

Much like bad cell reception, new wireless facilities have been causing plenty of static in Palo Alto neighborhoods of late....

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, 15 hours ago | 46 comments | 3023 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Calpers is on shaky ground...how much will it cost Palo Alto?

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/09/business/dealbook/calpers-to-cut-ties-with-many-fund-managers-to-save-on-fees.html?_r=0 "Calpers,...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by John, 15 hours ago | 8 comments | 260 Views
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