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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Design contest set for new Baylands bridge

Seeking to create a visible and iconic community landmark, Palo Alto officially kicked off on Monday a design contest for...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jay Ess, on Oct 13, 2014 at 4:19 pm | 10 comments | 3231 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council opts to keep 'planned-community' zoning

Acknowledging that the city's notorious "planned-community" process is flawed, Palo Alto officials signaled on Monday that...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 13, 2014 at 10:53 am | 23 comments | 3166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford football on Friday night raises parking issues

Stanford Athletics will host a rare Friday night football game when the Cardinal hosts Washington State on Oct. 10 at 6 p.m....

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Wayshegoes, on Oct 13, 2014 at 2:48 am | 15 comments | 1869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn teams compete in national engineering contest

Two teams from Gunn High School brainstormed on green technologies and efficient transportation to place in the top 10 in...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by friend of anne ku, on Oct 12, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 6 comments | 3388 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What Non-profits does Palo Alto donate money to?

Awhile back there was an article in the papers about the City allocating more money to give to non-profits. I can't seem...

Original post made by Curious on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Not so transparent, on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 740 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Oops! East Palo Alto 'evacuation' alarm was false

East Palo Alto residents received an alarming phone call at 4:59 p.m. Tuesday after the city's automated dial-up alert system...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by lilian , on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 2501 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Longtime Milk Pail employee, son killed in apartment fumes

The two bodies found in an apartment complex in Mountain View on Wednesday have been identified as James Liu and his teenage...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Oct 12, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 6 comments | 22442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A sadly misguided board

For more than two years, the Palo Alto school board has been very intentional in keeping everything about its dealings with...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by PA Online Documents, on Oct 12, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 214 comments | 14341 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate profile: The Critic; Tom DuBois

In mid-2013, Palo Alto's elected leaders stumbled upon the perfect formula for sparking civic engagement: approving an unpopular...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by Democracy in action, on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 1672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Visit the 7.7 acres in Foothills Park that Arrillaga wanted to buy

Public Meeting The City of Palo Alto invites the public to share their ideas For how to use the 7.7 acre addition to...

Original post made by Anon on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 11, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 15 comments | 1233 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford shuts down WSU passing attack in Pac-12 win

Kevin Hogan threw for three touchdowns, and had two others called back due to penalties, as No. 25 Stanford downed visiting...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 11, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 1557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto superintendent to convene achievement gap advisory committee

During a live call-in show Wednesday evening, Palo Alto Superintendent Max McGee announced the launch of a minority achievement...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Legal Bills, on Oct 11, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 25 comments | 6799 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys halfway to another league water polo title

==BI Prep water polo== Defending champion Gunn completed the first half of the SCVAL De Anza Division schedule undefeated...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Oct 11, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 2083 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with citywide fiber plan

The good news for Palo Alto's technophiles is that if all goes as planned, construction of a long-sought, citywide ultra-high-speed...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Silly Me, on Oct 11, 2014 at 11:05 am | 58 comments | 33434 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The 7 AM Air show

Are the planes that are shuttling in since 7AM really from SFO? They sound like military aircraft but more likely it's...

Original post made by wondering on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by wondering, on Oct 11, 2014 at 8:52 am | 11 comments | 724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 11, 2014 at 12:38 am | 9 comments | 8453 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to phase out plating shop

After more than half a century at its location on Hansen Way, Communication & Power Industries will soon be asked to leave...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by License to Poison?, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:21 pm | 37 comments | 8567 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect sought in third indecent exposure of the week

For the third time this week, a man in a car allegedly pulled up next to a female passerby and lewdly exposed himself on...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 3 comments | 2316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Valet parking at offices - pros and cons?

I have seen valet parking at an office on Bayshore. Presumably this is one method of getting more cars into less space. ...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Oct 10, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 5 comments | 804 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is more important??

It's Fleet Week. The Blue Angels fly over San Francisco and the Bay Area at 3:00 p.m. today. The President of the United...

Original post made by Bob on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 5 comments | 672 Views
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