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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes restrictions on water for fountains, sidewalks

Responding to a statewide call for water conservation at a time of severe drought, Palo Alto is preparing to ban the use...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by CR, on Aug 14, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 18 comments | 3720 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Corruption and cover up by Palo Alto Police Brass

If you have not yet seen this NBC new story from last night you need to. I was shocked at what they exposed especially how...

Original post made by Shocked! on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Never Thought of it this Way, Did You?, on Aug 14, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 16 comments | 726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood profile: Greendell

Nuzzled against San Antonio Avenue in the southern outskirts of Palo Alto sleeps Greendell, a placid neighborhood of ranch-style...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 14, 2014 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1090 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two Palo Alto men arrested for battery with flashlight

Two Palo Alto men were arrested Wednesday after allegedly assaulting an acquaintance with a large metal flashlight early...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Aug 14, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1417 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to replace JJ&F meets with opposition, skepticism

A proposal by the project developer's son to run the new grocery store at College Terrace Centre proved to be a tough sell...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Saul Alinsky, on Aug 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 25 comments | 4003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors on Eichler block won't appeal new house

Despite major reservations about a new two-story home that will soon go up on their Eichler-style block, residents of Richardson...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by No, they are awful, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 31 comments | 3241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Expose of Palo Alto Police on NBC 11 News

The NBC 11 Investigative team is airing an expose tomorrow night during the 11 p.m. newscast about the Palo Alto Police Department....

Original post made by Watch Maker on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 14, 2014 at 10:54 am | 16 comments | 777 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New voices join Palo Alto's growth debate

Palo Alto's aggressive push to get the public more involved in upgrading the city's official land-use vision appeared to...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:31 am | 252 comments | 11446 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women ranked third in preseason volleyball poll

The Stanford women's volleyball team begins the season ranked No. 3 nationally as the American Volleyball Coaches Association...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 13, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 382 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver in Palo Alto car crash ordered to retest for license

The elderly driver who [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/07/31/three-critically-injured-after-car-crashes-into-downtown-coffee-shop...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by SRL, on Aug 13, 2014 at 4:32 pm | 28 comments | 4623 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Support President Obama to stay OUT of Iraq!

We need to support President Obama. Iraq should not be invaded, again. It always ends up about being about women and children...

Original post made by Julia on Aug. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 83 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Avenue work prompts road closures this week

A segment of California Avenue will be closed to eastbound traffic between Tuesday and Thursday as work crews reconstruct...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by barking mad, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:58 pm | 14 comments | 2207 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: 'Style Wars' a result of too much, too fast?

Palo Alto's latest architectural controversies center on questions of massing, density and style. And misconceptions about...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 1121 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new design, home on Eichler-style block in Palo Alto nears approval

After an outpouring of criticism from neighbors and significant design revisions, a Louis Road property owner this week received...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:40 am | 43 comments | 6544 Views

SPORTS

Atherton golfer advances to match play at U.S. Amateur

Atherton resident Jonathan Garrick, a junior on the men's golf team at UCLA, finds himself in a six-way tie for second place...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Peter Falk, on Aug 13, 2014 at 5:57 am | 1 comment | 611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music in the evenings at John's Cafe

Our corner café now has some booze and music - John himself doing the honours on a 12-string with some quite passable Cohen,...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by music lover, on Aug 13, 2014 at 1:10 am | 2 comments | 300 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man holds up "Free Hugs" sign at WBC's Apple picket

A man combated WBC's hateful signs with a hand lettered sign of his own....

Original post made by Monica Dhandapani Mallon on Aug. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens should be able to learn from mistakes, new Gunn principal says

As a chemistry teacher in suburban Chicago, Denise Herrmann teamed up with a biology teacher to create a project-based curriculum...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by feedback, on Aug 12, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 48 comments | 4513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paly English teachers skirt BOE ruling

This year, Paly is only offering one English 9 class; all other students will take English 9A, including all of those in...

Original post made by TEAM parent on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by labels, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 9 comments | 394 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls chain restrictions on California Avenue

As the commercial stretch of California Avenue continues its transformation into a fancier business district with fewer driving...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 31 comments | 5081 Views
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