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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows neighborhood support for Buena Vista residents

When residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents packed into Avenidas last week for a three-day hearing on the...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on May 22, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 53 comments | 4516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air Quality Concerns Around Embarcadero & El Camino

I would like to raise awareness about the air quality around the intersection of Embarcadero Rd. & El Camino Real. When...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Asthma Sufferer, on May 22, 2014 at 7:45 pm | 4 comments | 424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Transformation proposed for Palo Alto's planning department

If the budget is an indicator of city priorities, Palo Alto's planning department should be a hive of activity in 2015. The...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Yes, time for reporting, on May 22, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 5 comments | 2182 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the green road?

Meadow near El Camino Way was painted green last week. What's up with that? I saw some confused drivers today....

Original post made by Wondering on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on May 22, 2014 at 3:38 pm | 16 comments | 730 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County union supports candidate to oppose sheriff in 2014

Unions representing deputies and correctional officers today announced members voted in a "landslide" to endorse a candidate...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by valerie Howeth, on May 22, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 13 comments | 3045 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's softball season comes to a crashing end in CCS opener

Going to the Central Coast Section playoffs for the first time since 2010, the Gunn players had to be excited by the opportunity...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Softball fan, on May 22, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 1198 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto optimistic about infrastructure fixes

Palo Alto's evolving shopping list for infrastructure improvements began to crystalize Tuesday morning as city officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Neal, on May 22, 2014 at 7:17 am | 5 comments | 2061 Views

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East Palo Alto rent-control manager resigns after audit

The manager of East Palo Alto's rent-control program tendered her resignation on March 12 after telling the Rent Stabilization...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 21, 2014 at 4:36 pm | 38 comments | 7184 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lucile Packard rebrands itself as Stanford Children's Health

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is re-branding itself as part of Stanford Children's Health, a network dedicated...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 21, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 6 comments | 3794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oregon Expressway slowdown to speed up

Motorists and residents wondering when the Oregon Expressway traffic crawl will come to an end should get relief by early...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by BudS, on May 21, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 20 comments | 4553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss contract renewals, salary bump for subs

The Palo Alto Board of Education is set to discuss Tuesday night proposed contract renewals for three key district employees:...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by jerry99, on May 21, 2014 at 10:02 am | 17 comments | 2286 Views

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Critical mass lives? Bike riders still selfish?

Years ago when living in S.F., there was this regularly scheduled event called critical mass, where bike riders essentially...

Original post made by TheRealSlimK on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by to to sorry, on May 21, 2014 at 8:53 am | 17 comments | 1074 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New condos planned for El Camino site

A pair of three-story buildings that are slated to go up on vacant lot in the Barron Park neighborhood have some area residents...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on May 21, 2014 at 8:47 am | 151 comments | 9857 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to narrow down its infrastructure priorities

As Palo Alto marches toward placing a hotel-tax increase on the November ballot, city officials are still trying to figure...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Sunshine, on May 20, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 10 comments | 2971 Views

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Shop Talk

<B> HALF-PRICED PASTRIES, IF YOU'RE LUCKY ... </B> It's never announced ahead of time ó a sign is simply slapped on the front...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Misnomer, on May 20, 2014 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 8991 Views

SPORTS

No NCAA tennis title repeat for the Stanford women

The No. 11 Stanford women's tennis team dramatic attempt at an NCAA championship repeat came to an end on Monday afternoon...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Joel, on May 20, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1244 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cautious about expanding grant program

Palo Alto may be in the midst of a revenue boom, but officials are in no rush to share the newfound wealth with local nonprofits....

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by ChrisC, on May 20, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1270 Views

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Pollen source - Chinese elm?

For the first time in over ten years I got severe hayfever symptoms this past weekend in Palo Alto. The symptoms tend to...

Original post made by Hayfevered on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by got rid of my own allergies naturally, on May 20, 2014 at 1:58 am | 17 comments | 4192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

KTVU investigates teacher and administrator misconduct

A couple of days ago, KTVU began showing an investigative report on the state revoking teaching and administrative credentials....

Original post made by KTVU viewer on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by KTVU Viewer, on May 19, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 1414 Views

SPORTS

Bay Area Senior Games to converge on Stanford, Palo Alto

The eighth annual Bay Area Senior Games will swing into full gear over the next two weekends, with a number of events in...

Original post made on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on May 19, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 4146 Views
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