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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility rates set to rise in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents should brace themselves for a dramatic spike in their utility bills in July, with electricity, gas, water...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, 9 minutes ago | 15 comments | 2091 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rate increases projected for Palo Alto utilities

After a few years of holding steady, Palo Alto's utility bills are about to embark on an upward climb. According to the most...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sunshine, 55 minutes ago | 32 comments | 6200 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Super Bowl Sunday hoopla? Not in Palo Alto

The banners won't fly and Super Bowl 50 special events won't be taking place in one of Silicon Valley's premier destinations...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jean, 1 hour ago | 15 comments | 2720 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto firms up rules for pumping groundwater

Responding to a rising tide of citizen concerns, Palo Alto officials on Monday took aim at the controversial practice of...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Fear Groundwater, 1 hour ago | 53 comments | 4393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jay Paul scales back its development plans for California Avenue

After more than a year of commission reviews and design revisions, Jay Paul Company has withdrawn the application for one...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by JS, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 1934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teacher salaries compared statewide

The average public school teacher in Palo Alto earns somewhere in the middle -- not the highest, not the lowest -- compared...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Professional making less, 1 hour ago | 31 comments | 14624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Changing the tide' on youth mental illness

More than 300 local parents, educators, clinicians and community members gathered Tuesday morning to discuss ways to combat...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Carole, 1 hour ago | 36 comments | 1920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic drives 2016 priorities in Palo Alto

No one disputes the idea that traffic congestion is one of Palo Alto's most urgent and mystifying priorities. But as the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 3 hours ago | 49 comments | 5423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living on empty

By all accounts, Whitney Dafoe was leading a vibrant life before the mysterious illness overtook him. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Rolanda, 3 hours ago | 60 comments | 32898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Get the romance going at Gallery 9

Los Altos Gallery 9 is showcasing different artwork by 30 local artists, focusing on the symbolic meaning of the color red...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 89 Views

AROUND TOWN

Decorating for the Lunar New Year

To more than 9,000 Palo Alto residents of Chinese descent, February can be as festive as December. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Ex-Cupertinian, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cities join forces to back transportation-funding plan

With Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure, Palo Alto and eight other cities in the north...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Steve, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 92 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One dead from downtown police shooting

Palo Alto police: An officer-involved incident near downtown is in progress near downtown tonight. No officers have been...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2015
Last comment by an insider, 7 hours ago | 144 comments | 20890 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Drones prohibited over Super Bowl airspace

With the long-awaited Super Bowl 50 fast approaching, the Federal Aviation Administration is reminding Bay Area residents...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Be Positive, 9 hours ago | 14 comments | 2617 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Unemployment higher for men than women who grow up poor

Article states, among many interesting items, "Among its key findings: boys from families in the bottom quintile of the income...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Mike, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Stanford building gathers neuroscience researchers, clinicians

Stanford University's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center as well as its Center for Memory Disorders are among the groups...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Hopeful, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 1497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: Are we heading toward a correction this year?

At the beginning of 2015, I wrote the column "A long-term cyclical view" and pointed out the high probability of a temporary...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>ROSE CARE SERIES ...</B> Learn how to care for roses year-round with Filoli's Rose Care Series, which starts on <B>Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 445 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas honors seven with 'Lifetime of Achievement' awards

Seven local residents &#8212; three individuals and two couples &#8212; will be honored this spring by the senior services...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 121 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidates rake in cash for Assembly race

With the race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento heating up, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang has raised more than...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Holly, 13 hours ago | 19 comments | 2077 Views
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