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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Library Foundation heads toward final chapter

When a small group of entrepreneurial bibliophiles met in 2001 to discuss ways to fix up Palo Alto's library system, the...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Off Deadline — Stanford's John Hennessy takes a peek at Stanford's, and the world's, future

In a rare conversational interview Stanford University President John Hennessy disclosed some "modest" expansion plans and...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Stan B., on Feb 27, 2015 at 12:13 am | 23 comments | 9686 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man arrested in string of burglaries

Menlo Park Police arrested an East Palo Alto man in connection to a string of commercial burglaries in Palo Alto and other...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Nivea , on Feb 26, 2015 at 10:36 pm | 2 comments | 1692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board discusses budget projections, planning

In a departure for a school district with usually conservative budget projections, Chief Budget Officer Cathy Mak presented...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Moses, on Feb 26, 2015 at 10:13 pm | 27 comments | 2757 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

net nutrality- city own fiber business is OK now

Finally there is a green light for Palo alto to to compete with the telcos and other Internet providers to commercially offer...

Original post made by net nutrality city own fiber is OK now on Feb. 26, 2015
There are no comments yet. 51 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where Will They Go?

If you're wondering why the Buena Vista issue is so vexing for many Palo Altans (and the city council), perhaps take a moment...

Original post made by JackB on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by common sense, on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 15 comments | 483 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to fix glass shards in California Avenue sidewalks

Responding to citizen complaints about polished glass shards in the new California Avenue sidewalks, Palo Alto is preparing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 50 comments | 5215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County supervisors OK $1.8M to help undocumented immigrants

The Santa Clara Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved $1.8 million for undocumented immigrants eligible for...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 26, 2015 at 7:24 pm | 8 comments | 1577 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman killed after train strikes car in Menlo Park

A female driver was killed when her car was stuck on train tracks in Menlo Park and hit by a Caltrain, sending the car flying...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by litebug, on Feb 26, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 82 comments | 18133 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big Data in little city

Graffiti in Palo Alto is a force both subversive and adaptive. It perches on trash cans, hangs off fences, parks on cars...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Curious George!, on Feb 26, 2015 at 1:02 pm | 12 comments | 11133 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council may OK funds for new waste facility

Palo Alto has a rich history of discord and disagreement when it comes to disposing of the city's organic waste, but if there...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Dave Thompson, on Feb 26, 2015 at 11:58 am | 9 comments | 2904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Has there been any write-up of the "Love your city" event last Friday?

I was unable to attend but am interested in what transpired. Can anyone please point me toward anything written about it?...

Original post made by Can\'t find the info on Feb. 26, 2015
There are no comments yet. 41 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Concerns over PA Housing Corp

The Weekly should consider its past biases that caused the overlooking of the FACTS and evidence it was provided for those...

Original post made by neighbor on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by @neighbor- from village fool, "The Weekly should consider its past biases...rather than deleting.., on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 115 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Driver killed by train in Menlo Park identified as East Palo Alto woman

Caltrain has identified the victim of the fatal accident on Monday, Feb. 23, at the Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Really?, on Feb 25, 2015 at 11:17 pm | 6 comments | 7926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kids health benefit from underground power lines (instead of overhead poles).

Read an PA online article about the debate of putting powerlines undergraound: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18185 Thanks...

Original post made by Tina on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Derek , on Feb 25, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 5 comments | 5167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gone to the dogs: Stanford Shopping Center

Hadn't been to the Stanford Shopping Center for a long time, but yesterday's visit was for the dogs. They were everywhere:...

Original post made by Kay Nine on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Dogowner supports leash law, on Feb 25, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 22 comments | 705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district eyes expansion of Mandarin immersion program

The Palo Alto school board will discuss Tuesday evening a proposal to expand Ohlone Elementary School's popular Mandarin...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Feb 25, 2015 at 4:26 pm | 29 comments | 3350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community, district organize forums to discuss student wellness

The Palo Alto school district and community groups have organized several events over the next few weeks to provide further...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by Nick, on Feb 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 40 comments | 6000 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto pledges $8M to preserve Buena Vista

With the fate of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park still up the air, Palo Alto's city manager announced on Friday that he will...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by jerry99, on Feb 25, 2015 at 2:25 pm | 65 comments | 5457 Views
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