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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two new neighborhoods seek parking restrictions

As downtown Palo Alto prepares for new parking restrictions on its residential streets, two other sections of the city have...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by @CalAve Employee, on Apr 22, 2016 at 10:36 am | 38 comments | 6509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>CAMPUS LANDSCAPE HEAD HONORED . . .</B> The American Society of Landscape Architects has named <B>Cathrine Deino Blake</B>...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living on the outside

While their East Coast roots drew them to the traditional Old Palo Alto home in 2003, Rebecca and Marc Friend knew from the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 4025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing plan for Maybell site wins neighborhood support

Three years after residents rose up to oppose and, ultimately, defeat a proposed housing development on Maybell Avenue, some...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:23 pm | 44 comments | 5632 Views

AROUND TOWN

More seniors becoming homeless in Santa Clara County

The faces of Palo Alto's and other homeless Santa Clara County residents are getting older, as more seniors are becoming...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2016
Last comment by Don't be a loud hypocrite, on Apr 21, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 13 comments | 3781 Views

AROUND TOWN

A bawdy swashbuckler

TheatreWorks brings us the regional premiere of a new translation of Edmond Rostand's classic play, "Cyrano," breathing fresh...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2016
Last comment by Bob March, on Apr 21, 2016 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 2382 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto adopts new carbon-cutting target

With Earth Day just around the corner, Palo Alto officials on Monday renewed their vows to their native planet when they...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 21, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 36 comments | 2899 Views

RESTAURANTS

Budding palate

Daniel Frishberg may be just 12 years old, but he's an opinionated kid foodie, or "koodie," with a budding palate and an...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Christine, on Apr 21, 2016 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2160 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

American Lung Association gives Santa Clara County F-grade for air pollution

Report in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/science/ci_29791136/state-air-bay-area-one-most-polluted-u Air pollution...

Original post made by parent on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Obvious!, on Apr 21, 2016 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposal: three new bike routes, 266 fewer parking spots

A proposal to greatly expand Palo Alto's network of bike boulevards would bring new traffic circles, "sharrow" road markings,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by bikes, on Apr 21, 2016 at 8:00 am | 37 comments | 5551 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Speed Does Not Pay - Embarcadero Road

The distance on Embarcadero Road from the Hwy 101 ramps at Edgewood Plaza to El Camino Real is 2 miles. Driving at the...

Original post made by John Baum on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Joe Bloe, on Apr 21, 2016 at 1:30 am | 51 comments | 2158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss need for new schools

Long-simmering debate over whether or not the Palo Alto Unified School District needs to open a new elementary and/or middle...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by i dont have a mouse, on Apr 20, 2016 at 1:29 pm | 11 comments | 3411 Views

SPORTS

Special honors for Stanford men's tennis on All-Century team

Stanford was well-represented among the Pac-12 Men's Tennis All-Century Team, revealed on the Pac-12 Networks' flagship show,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by weasels, on Apr 20, 2016 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heidi Emberling to run for re-election to Palo Alto school board

Palo Alto Board of Education President Heidi Emberling will be making a bid for a second term this November, she confirmed...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2016
Last comment by Brown Act, on Apr 19, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 11 comments | 4890 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stockton man ordered to stand trial in East Palo Alto murder

San Mateo County prosecutors said a 23-year-old Stockton man was ordered Thursday to stand trial and faces 69 years to life...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jimmy, on Apr 19, 2016 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 3852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

campus defaced

http://palyvoice.com/2016/04/18/campus-defaced-with-racist-pro-trump-graffiti/ ...

Original post made by awful on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by All Over the World, on Apr 19, 2016 at 8:22 am | 3 comments | 466 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan urges shifts in transportation, natural gas systems

What would it take for Palo Alto to slash its carbon emissions by 80 percent? Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/04/15/plan-urges-major-shifts-in...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 19, 2016 at 1:05 am | 26 comments | 5397 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

IRS Phone Scam

Today we received a message supposedly from the IRS that a lawsuit has been filed against us and we are in dire trouble and...

Original post made by pares on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by have fun with them, on Apr 17, 2016 at 2:47 pm | 6 comments | 834 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford Health Care names new president and CEO

David Entwistle has been name the new president and CEO of Stanford Health Care, the organization announced Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Apr 17, 2016 at 7:35 am | 4 comments | 4044 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 Dr. M. Chen, on Apr 16, 2016 at 10:46 pm | 11 comments | 4792 Views
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Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
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California Restaurant Association tests out public-awareness campaign in Palo Alto
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Driverless self-driving car testbed issues
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Luck despite bad luck
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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