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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City cracks down on businesses infringing on sidewalks

In response to complaints in recent months about downtown sidewalks becoming more and more crowded with outdoor seating and...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by abc, 23 hours ago | 56 comments | 6955 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto pastor sued over controversial property sale

Members of an East Palo Alto church who invited a pastor to tend to their flock now accuse him of pulling the wool over their...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Becky Stillwell, on Jul 31, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 12 comments | 3984 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto narrows focus in quest for wider sidewalks

After seeing their prior effort to encourage wider sidewalks fizzle in June, Palo Alto officials are now narrowing their...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by safety first, on Jul 31, 2014 at 7:18 pm | 13 comments | 2674 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Boy Scout advocates for street safety

A local Boy Scout is trying to get city officials to change a Middlefield Road crossing he says is dangerous. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by H, on Jul 31, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 20 comments | 4844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shoreline Noise - does anyone care any more?

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Original post made by Deborah on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 31, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 38 comments | 6270 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford announces members of sexual-assault task force

Stanford University today named a group of almost 20 students, faculty and staff who will make up a task force charged with...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Stanford Alum, on Jul 31, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 12 comments | 2561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two-story classroom building at Duveneck to open next month

Duveneck Elementary School fourth- and fifth-graders will occupy a new, two-story classroom building and everybody will get...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 31, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 35 comments | 2924 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

LinkedIn offers job-search help for the homeless

A group of 55 homeless people paid a visit to LinkedIn's Mountain View headquarters Friday where dozens of LinkedIn employees...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Rooster, on Jul 31, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 9 comments | 2177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holman announces bid for second City Council term

Vowing to improve government transparency and protect residents from the impacts of new development, City Councilwoman Karen...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jul 31, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 14 comments | 1255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three arrested in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto after May 8 shooting

Police have arrested three men on drug and weapons charges in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto after police searched two homes...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Mclovin903, on Jul 31, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 14 comments | 3785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone else smell foul odor 2-4am?

OK, so please don't laugh at my post, which is gonna be super easy to make fun of. Both my neighbor and I (and our wives)...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 31, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 10 comments | 345 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man punched, knocked unconscious in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are seeking witnesses to a battery that occurred in downtown Palo Alto last Thursday, July 17, when a man...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 46 comments | 4316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto planning department sees senior-level shake-up

In the latest shake-up in Palo Alto's busy planning department, the city has hired a new assistant planning director and...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 31, 2014 at 10:57 am | 29 comments | 2361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Claude Ezran withdraws from Palo Alto's council race

Claude Ezran, an early entrant to Palo Alto's suddenly crowded City Council race, said Tuesday that he has decided not to...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by RT Cool, on Jul 31, 2014 at 10:02 am | 9 comments | 1959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ACLU lawsuit affects school field trips

A pending lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union is having far-reaching effects on school field trips around California,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by OK..., on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 65 comments | 3513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoreline noise, again...

Anyone else hearing the extra loud concert at Shoreline tonight (Arcade Fire) in their living room? Encourage anyone bothered...

Original post made by Anon on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 84 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor Nancy Shepherd announces bid for reelection

Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd announced Wednesday that she plans to run for reelection in the City Council race this November,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 30, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 12 comments | 2231 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Wayfinding' program to bring signs, monument, to City Hall

Visitors who have a hard time finding their way around Palo Alto City Hall will soon get plenty of help from the city, which...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:36 am | 47 comments | 3387 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man alleges excessive force, civil rights violations by Palo Alto police

A Los Altos Hills man is charging that Palo Alto police officers used excessive force and violated his civil rights in connection...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by KP, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:34 am | 13 comments | 2804 Views

SPORTS

Gunn trio hopes to bring regional success to PA Oaks

This past high school season was a tough one for the Gunn baseball program, as the Titans won only twice during a 30-game...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Oaks Fan, on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 100 Views
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