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PALO ALTO ISSUES

National VA secretary visits, lauds Palo Alto facility

As part of a weeks-long trip across the country, the newly confirmed secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by John Thomas-Whitcomb McCoy, 0 minutes ago | 3 comments | 298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Human trafficking commission to crack down on 'modern-day slavery'

Determined to push human sex and labor trafficking out of Santa Clara County and to prosecute its perpetrators, Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by James, 8 minutes ago | 3 comments | 135 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Volunteers build East Palo Alto playground in one day

A new playground at Bell Street Park in East Palo Alto -- constructed by volunteers Wednesday in all of six hours -- will...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Kudos, 8 minutes ago | 2 comments | 59 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Billing errors lead to higher assessments for Palo Alto businesses

A "clerical error" has prompted the City of Palo Alto to send incorrect bills to downtown businesses as part of their assessment...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, 22 minutes ago | 1 comment | 71 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents near volatile creek make a plea for flood control

It's been more than 16 years since a flood swept through the homes of Spencenia Sims and her neighbors in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Old Paly Stone Cold Player, 22 minutes ago | 19 comments | 2323 Views

AROUND TOWN

I wonder if the spam string is on purpose

A few posters have sounded unhappy with some of the issues discussed on the threads, I wonder if the spam is on purpose?...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 32 minutes ago | 3 comments | 70 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Did anyone hear an airplane buzzing Palo Alto Mon. night / Tue. morning?

Last night I was up working and all of a sudden it sounded like the blitz, three was a noise like a plane was strafing...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 37 minutes ago | 77 comments | 1696 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: historic preservation, 385 Sherman Ave.

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/06/27/public-agenda posted Friday, June 27, 2014, 7:49...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 1030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mosquitoes?

Anybody else finding them bad this last day or so? Last time it was because of problems in the Baylands. Anything going...

Original post made by Itchy in South Palo Alto on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by I, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas names new president and CEO

Amy Andonian, a nonprofit executive with experience in services to seniors and caregivers, will become the new president...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 1039 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to weigh uses for new Foothills Park land

In a moment acknowledged to be three decades overdue, an enthusiastic City Council on Monday night officially dedicated as...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm...., 11 hours ago | 38 comments | 2754 Views

AROUND TOWN

The next generation

Mandarin Roots, the revamped version of Palo Alto's longtime Chinese standby Hunan Garden, is fresh, contemporary and inviting....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please rate Paly teachers

I have found these ratings to be helpful and accurate. Please help others by rating teachers you have had at ratemyteachers.com http://www.ratemyteachers.com/palo-alto-high-schoo...

Original post made by Student on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Rainer, 13 hours ago | 8 comments | 547 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Avenue work now set to stretch until March

Palo Alto's reconstruction of California Avenue, which officials had expected to complete by the end of this year, is now...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Here we go again, 17 hours ago | 19 comments | 2620 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bikes crossing Oregon with new lights and safety islands

I would love to hear comments from those who use these intersections today and for the new school year, bikes, drivers, pedestrians....

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, 18 hours ago | 13 comments | 348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council Candidate Ballot Order

The Secretary of State's office has conducted a drawing of the letters of the alphabet to determine the order of candidates...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Aug. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 69 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to appeal ruling from labor board

The City of Palo Alto will appeal a recent ruling by the Public Employment Relations Board, which has said that the city...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, 19 hours ago | 7 comments | 1179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four charged with perjury in 'Operation Sunny Day' cases

Four people who testified in cases relating to the San Mateo County District Attorney Office's "Operation Sunny Day" case,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 802 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council looks to technology to fix parking problems

Palo Alto, a city that takes pride in its high-tech savvy, is now looking to technology to help it solve the vexing and increasingly...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Silly, 22 hours ago | 19 comments | 2116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students return to school

About 12,600 Palo Alto students went back to school Monday and Tuesday, and school district officials said they expected...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Palo Verde Parent, 22 hours ago | 3 comments | 2374 Views
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