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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto brings new approach to old 'parking crisis'

If things go as planned, 2015 will be the year in which Palo Alto residents and workers say farewell to free parking. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycyle, on Dec 3, 2014 at 11:00 am | 35 comments | 9013 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smoking ban spreads to Palo Alto business districts

From local parks and nature preserves to business districts, shopping centers and outdoor dining tables, Palo Alto's smoking...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Leslie, on Dec 2, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 27 comments | 5426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Delight Lighting store goes dark

Delight Lighting, Inc., once proud to be the only store on its block, is boxing up to head elsewhere. Delight was the one...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Info, on Dec 2, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 12 comments | 2476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens get uplift from downward dog

The physical and mental benefits of practicing yoga are numerous and well-supported by research: decreased stress, enhanced...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Like it, on Dec 2, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 2448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10 Books A Home invests in young learners

What can a bookcase and 10 books do for a child? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/11/28/10-books-a-home-invests-in-young-learners...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by KP, on Dec 2, 2014 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 4704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing proposal for Maybell Avenue site set for review

A year after Palo Alto voters struck down an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue, the city is preparing to review...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by bland name , on Dec 2, 2014 at 10:26 am | 25 comments | 4709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Inhabiture to close in Palo Alto

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the closure of eco-friendly furniture store Inhabiture and the time warp that...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 2, 2014 at 8:56 am | 14 comments | 2354 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unfriendly skies: Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise

At a gathering in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion in Atherton last month, as a resident began to speak about the incessant...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Business as usual, on Dec 2, 2014 at 8:46 am | 323 comments | 11924 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto has the highest rental prices in the USA

According to the SF Chronicle, these are national rankings based on median home rental prices: 1. Palo Alto 2. San Francisco ... 5....

Original post made by Palo Alto is number 1 on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Dec 2, 2014 at 12:37 am | 18 comments | 724 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal judge throws out Vi at Palo Alto lawsuit

Residents of the Palo Alto senior community Vi saw their class-action lawsuit against its company dismissed by a federal...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 1, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 5 comments | 5997 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton girls advance to NorCal volleyball finals

The second-seeded Menlo-Atherton girls volleyball team advanced to the CIF Northern California playoff finals with a 25-14,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Volleymama , on Dec 1, 2014 at 10:51 pm | 4 comments | 1570 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police officer disciplined for texting photo of 'scantily clad' arrestee

A Palo Alto police officer faced disciplinary actions from the department earlier this year for texting to another officer...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 1, 2014 at 8:17 pm | 15 comments | 5021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen arrested in Gunn graffiti case

Palo Alto police have arrested a 17-year-old and detained an 18-year old in a May 12 graffiti incident, which involved racist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 1, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 12 comments | 4979 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County offers warrant forgiveness for the holidays

People who failed to appear in court and want to avoid spending the holidays in jail can get a second chance. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Give-Operation-Second-Chance-A-Chance, on Dec 1, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>THE COMMISSION OMISSION ... </B>Commission appointments are typically a humdrum topic in Palo Alto, but last week the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Dec 1, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 317 Views

RESTAURANTS

Unbeetable

Where can you find authentic pirozhki, borscht, shuba and pelmeni in Palo Alto? In the lobby of a tech company's office complex,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sandwich, on Dec 1, 2014 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 1456 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday helpers take the stress out of entertaining

Chestnuts roasting, sleigh bells ringing, halls decked, etc. Boasting delicious foods, festive music, reunions of families...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by anne ream, on Nov 30, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 2454 Views

SPORTS

Sherman helps the Seahawks stop the Niners once again

Former Stanford standout Richard Sherman intercepted two passes, one that set up the only touchdown of the day, and one that...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by udall, on Nov 30, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 9 comments | 900 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation &#8212; A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Nov 30, 2014 at 11:03 am | 38 comments | 4898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto slammed for lack of transparency on Arrillaga proposals

Palo Alto officials circumvented the public process and ignored the city's own policies about leasing of public land when...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by ISRAT, on Nov 30, 2014 at 11:02 am | 73 comments | 7789 Views
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