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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown landowners may be asked to pay for new garages

As Palo Alto marches toward a 2014 vote to raise funds for infrastructure repairs, officials are backing away from the kind...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by to be adult about it, on Sep 5, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 32 comments | 1720 Views

BOOKS

Book Review: A Cuban redemption story

Stanford University law professor Paul Goldstein thinks that "if you scratch any of the lawyer heroes in contemporary fiction...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by It IS fiction, after all, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 4051 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Gutless wonder, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer disputes Palo Alto's 'impact fees'

The developer building a hotel and 26 homes at the former Palo Alto Bowl site is demanding a refund from the city, which...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by city of fools, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 16 comments | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buena Vista residents seek to buy mobile-home park

Nearly 400 people living in Palo Alto's Buena Vista Mobile Home Park might soon fight eviction with a new tactic: purchasing...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 5, 2013 at 10:37 am | 79 comments | 3675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No resolution yet in dispute between nurses, Stanford hospitals

An ongoing contract dispute between Stanford Hospitals & Clinics and the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and the roughly...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Stephellon Deves, on Sep 5, 2013 at 4:17 am | 15 comments | 2223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New interim Menlo Park fire chief appointed

As Chief Harold Schapelhouman continues to recuperate, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board has appointed Daniel...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Sorry to Say, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 1246 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Activity blocking Bayshore at Loma Verde

Police appear to be diverting traffic between Fabian and Loma Verde on Bayshore. Anyone any idea why?...

Original post made by Driver on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by motorcycle rider, on Sep 4, 2013 at 8:34 pm | 3 comments | 1035 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weigh in on architecture decisions for our city

One citizen living in University South has initiated a survey worthy of your evaluation. Check out www.surveymonkey.com/s/paloaltoarchitecture If...

Original post made by Tom DuBois on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 4, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 1351 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo and Lofgren seek more answers before Syria vote

With the U.S. Congress preparing to debate a potential military strike at Syria, Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, and Zoe Lofgren,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by wmartin46, on Sep 4, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 34 comments | 1977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Its future uncertain, JJ&F Market to close

Palo Alto's 65-year-old JJ&F Market has been given a 30-day notice to make way for the long-stalled College Terrace Centre...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Sep 4, 2013 at 7:29 am | 33 comments | 4549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Morning left turn only on Churchill at Alma

This was in today's Paly Link and I am posting it here as a reminder to everyone. Thank you. Driver & Bike Safety, Churchill...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 1, 2013
Last comment by just trying to be safe -, on Sep 3, 2013 at 10:12 pm | 6 comments | 1552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opportunity Center security criticized

A Palo Alto woman who was beaten July 19 at the Opportunity Center for formerly homeless people is largely paralyzed, according...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 3, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 62 comments | 1799 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Foes of Maybell development shift focus from project site

Palo Alto's most controversial housing development of the moment would occupy a nondescript orchard site in the Green Acres...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by No to Zoning Changes, on Sep 3, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 51 comments | 4096 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men shot Saturday night in East Palo Alto

No arrests have been made in a Saturday night shooting in East Palo Alto that injured two men, an 18-year-old from Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by lms, on Sep 3, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 1484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boy struck by car while biking sues Palo Alto

A 12-year-old boy who was critically injured on a Palo Alto bicycle boulevard last November has filed a lawsuit against the...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Robit noops, on Sep 3, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 30 comments | 2458 Views

RESTAURANTS

Best of Palo Alto 2013

A snapshot of the Palo Alto area will show a place teeming with tasty restaurants, handy service businesses and retailers...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by college terrace mom, on Sep 3, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 7 comments | 26017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why cry for Miki's market

According to the daily post he owes $2.1m in debts to suppliers, landlord and Palo Alto utilities. However, for the first...

Original post made by Jonathan on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Sep 3, 2013 at 12:39 pm | 7 comments | 1244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Transportation vision shifts focus to bikes, parking

When Palo Alto last adopted an official transportation vision, the Prius had just been unveiled in Japan; high-speed rail...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 3, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 25 comments | 1618 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands Boardwalk Rotting Away

Spent some time this Labor Day at an old favorite family haunt and was very disappointed to see the state of the boardwalk...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 3, 2013 at 10:00 am | 5 comments | 2010 Views
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