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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Unfriendly skies

It doesn't take too many minutes of sitting in a backyard in Palo Alto or trying to sleep next to an open window to realize...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 5 minutes ago | 38 comments | 2236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When dogs bite

Muffin got lucky the day a large labradoodle attacked him and his owner during a walk in their Crescent Park neighborhood....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, 1 hour ago | 25 comments | 2244 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In drought, Palo Alto reduces water use by 36 percent

With the hottest summer months at less than the halfway mark, Palo Alto is forging ahead toward meeting its state-mandated...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Mizu, 2 hours ago | 40 comments | 3519 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Senior center expansion faces potentially turbulent parking challenge

Avenidas, the downtown Palo Alto senior-services center, has announced plans for a major expansion of its historic building...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District's special ed department gets new director

When Superintendent Max McGee began his new post in the Palo Alto Unified School District last fall, one of the first changes...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto , 4 hours ago | 7 comments | 3436 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones

About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, 12 hours ago | 12 comments | 321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Mark Zuckerberg, wife to become first-time parents

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl, according to an announcement...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 12 hours ago | 10 comments | 927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bicycle Traffic Lights

Here's an article with some good ideas for bikes, pedestrians and vehicle traffic. Bike traffic lights are necessary at many...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Good for spenders, 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 81 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA to work to reduce plane noise

Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by About East Palo Alto, 13 hours ago | 164 comments | 8868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

At first Realtors were whispering, "Wow, there is nothing for sale." Now they are yelling. Since 2008, the Peninsula and...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Good article, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 413 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Discovering new worlds

The third annual Mobile Digital Art & Creativity Summit will be held Aug. 7-9 at the Palo Alto Art Center. The exhibition...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Caroline Mustard, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 1255 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 Anna, 15 hours ago | 1059 comments | 163047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trace Amounts documentary on Vaccines

Since I refuse to provide my name to the Weekly who allows personal attacks and ridicule to remain on the town square for...

Original post made by Mom on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 17 hours ago | 32 comments | 482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto alums to speak on success and wellness

Two Palo Alto Unified School District graduates are hoping to stimulate further community conversation about definitions...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Perspective, 17 hours ago | 6 comments | 2115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto nears completion on fixing Embarcadero traffic signals

Responding to complaints from frustrated commuters, Palo Alto is in the midst of replacing and coordinating the traffic lights...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by stanhutchings, 18 hours ago | 29 comments | 3323 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Income inequality in Bay Area exceeds national levels

A Silicon Valley economic research institute said today that income inequality in the Bay Area is now more severe than in...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, 18 hours ago | 28 comments | 2276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to get people to switch off natural gas

Palo Alto's environmentalists cheered two years ago, when the city officially declared its electric portfolio "carbon neutral."...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Terry, 19 hours ago | 51 comments | 4350 Views

SPORTS

Cricket in Palo Alto

I saw a picture of a kids cricket club starting in Palo Alto, they were looking for a place to play. Not sure if anyone knows...

Original post made by Parent on Jul. 31, 2015
There are no comments yet. 39 Views

AROUND TOWN

I propose some new Town Square topics

At the time of this writing, 4 of the 6 most recently commented upon articles had to do with real estate. Palo Altans, that's...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 85 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits in Palo Alto

From June 7 to July 10, these five building permits printed in the [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/morguepdf/2015/2015_07_31.paw.section1.pdf...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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