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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Say No to Single Story Overlay

A group of Eichler owners have started a website to explain why Single Story Overlay is a bad decision for Eichler neighborhoods. They...

Original post made by Palo Verde Forward on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Flat roof owner, on Jul 15, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 4 comments | 246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: SamTrans confirms its bus was involved in train incident at Menlo Park crossing

More than 24 hours after witnesses reported that a SamTrans bus broke through a lowering railroad crossing arm and hurtled...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 15, 2015 at 11:07 am | 9 comments | 2266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here is what happens when you actually measure airplane noise

From Atherton Town Manager's Report "Beginning at 2 pm on May 13 through 11 am on May 14, Coffman Associates (Airport...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 15, 2015 at 7:34 am | 184 comments | 2370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Common Ground Garden's Edible Garden Tour expands beyond Palo Alto

Common Ground Garden presents the 2015 Edible Garden Tour on Saturday, July 18. The event showcases 18 local gardens, such...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second prowling incident reported in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who was reportedly lurking outside a private residence early Tuesday morning, the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Los Arboles makes bid to ban two-story homes

Seeking to protect the distinct Eichler character of their neighborhood, residents of Los Arboles have applied for a zone...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Resident since the 50's, on Jul 14, 2015 at 11:02 pm | 10 comments | 2196 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

As NASA probe nears Pluto, Ames hosts live screening

The world will get an unprecedented view of Pluto on Tuesday when a NASA spacecraft launched nine years ago nears the icy...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jul 14, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 5 comments | 1547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Fašade changes at Stanford University, Library Department budget

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of July 13. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/07/10/public-agenda-faade-changes-at-stanford-u...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Library user, on Jul 14, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 1684 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why are we letting this toxic spraying happen?????

Late to the game, here, I realize, but I am fuming over the fogging. I will be leaving my house for the next 2 days and...

Original post made by doreeteebee on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by sick, on Jul 14, 2015 at 9:46 am | 19 comments | 479 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Highway 101 lane closures scheduled for Friday, Saturday nights

To prepare for the replacement of bridges over San Francisquito Creek, lanes along U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto will be...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jul 14, 2015 at 12:58 am | 20 comments | 9164 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Plane crashes into weigh station off Highway 101

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Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Milo McLean, on Jul 13, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 4 comments | 2489 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Pederson named to NL team for MLB All-Star Game

While most of professional baseball will take a break next week for the annual MLB All-Star Game and festivities, set for...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by PowerMax, on Jul 13, 2015 at 7:50 pm | 6 comments | 1731 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Motorists ignoring new Middlefield turning restrictions

New signs to prohibit left-hand turns from Everett and Hawthorne avenues onto busy Middlefield Road in Palo Alto's Downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Karen Marincovich, on Jul 13, 2015 at 2:11 pm | 59 comments | 5455 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police use Taser to nab burglary suspect

Palo Alto police chased down, shocked with a Taser and arrested a 27-year-man who they said was attempting to burglarize...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by enough!, on Jul 13, 2015 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 3929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Economics teacher offers real-life lessons

Students hear it on the news. They hear it from politicians. They hear their own family talking about it, but how can they...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by eric, on Jul 12, 2015 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 1135 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Door to Door Home Buyer?

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Original post made by PA Resident on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 12, 2015 at 3:16 pm | 153 comments | 26990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jeremy Lin leaves Lakers, signs with the NBA's Hornets

Palo Alto High grad Jeremy Lin has left the Los Angeles Lakers and signed a two-year, free-agent contract with the NBA's...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by DubNation, on Jul 12, 2015 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 1408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whitney Dafoe: 'When I crash'

Though Whitney Dafoe can no longer speak and cannot write long messages, he wrote a description last December and January...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by John, on Jul 11, 2015 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 1960 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Fixing conflict-of-interest rules on Stanford ties

With Stanford University owning substantial commercial and residential property within Palo Alto city limits, City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by mattie, on Jul 11, 2015 at 6:25 pm | 17 comments | 2542 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Made with passion and care

Success is often found when talent is backed by passion, and when it comes to the artwork Bruce Pizzichillo and his wife,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Jul 11, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 3084 Views
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