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AROUND TOWN

Bed Bugs at Libraries

Finally, we have both Mitchell Park and Rinconada Libraries open, and now they have both been fumigated for bed bugs. Are...

Original post made by Palo Alto Mom on Sep. 29, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Rolling over for BART

Every time transportation sales-tax measures have appeared on Santa Clara County ballots since 1961, Palo Alto voters have...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by dandelion, on Sep 29, 2015 at 10:25 pm | 65 comments | 5876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study aims to bring data to Palo Alto's loud debate over airplane noise

With citizen complaints about airplane noise on the rise, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission a study focused...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 29, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 201 comments | 6500 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Food truck 'strike team' feeds fire victims

Making an arduous journey through miles of traffic and passing through a terrain of burned cars in a charred landscape, food-truck...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Fire survivor, on Sep 29, 2015 at 6:49 pm | 5 comments | 4737 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council looks to technology to fix parking problems

Palo Alto, a city that takes pride in its high-tech savvy, is now looking to technology to help it solve the vexing and increasingly...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Baloney, on Sep 29, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 23 comments | 5261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water in Adobe Creek

Has anyone else notice the large amount of water in Adobe Creek? I believe it is running into the ocean, and is flowing...

Original post made by Wha? on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Milk Pail Patron, on Sep 29, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 5 comments | 649 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ticketing to start by Oct. 13 for downtown permit parking program

Scofflaws who have been parking in downtown Palo Alto neighborhoods without a permit have no more than 17 days to change...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by downtownresident, on Sep 29, 2015 at 11:31 am | 19 comments | 4249 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man gets 16 years in prison for stabbing boyfriend

An East Palo Alto man entered a no-contest plea to a felony assault with a deadly weapon charge on Friday and was sentenced...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Watching Urban Forest Master Plan develop was like ... watching trees grow

The recent adoption of an Urban Forest Master Plan by the Palo Alto City Council comes just shy of a decade since the idea...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Catherine Martineau, on Sep 28, 2015 at 5:26 pm | 7 comments | 5134 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Slightly unusual lunar eclipse coming to Bay Area

The earth will get between the sun and the moon on Sunday evening Sept. 27, creating a total lunar eclipse for people living...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Sep 28, 2015 at 3:13 pm | 12 comments | 3969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cell tower on verge of approval for Little League field

It took many extra innings, but Verizon Wireless is now poised to score the winning run in its long and controversial effort...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Slow Down, on Sep 28, 2015 at 11:29 am | 31 comments | 6094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dance the night away

On Saturday, Sept. 12, from 7 p.m. to moidnight, Cheryl Burke Dance Studio in Mountain View will host a social dance party. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth Schwyzer, on Sep 28, 2015 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids' day of dance

Take the kids to Palo Alto's Cubberley Community Center on Friday, Sept. 11 for a free ballet class and a chance to watch...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth Schwyzer, on Sep 28, 2015 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts not to regulate Airbnb rentals

A proposal in Palo Alto to start regulating and taxing rooms rented out through sites such as Airbnb quietly fizzled on Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Irritated Bystander, on Sep 27, 2015 at 9:54 pm | 23 comments | 7119 Views

AROUND TOWN

The artistic process, revealed

Thanks to a gift from the Richard Diebenkorn Foundation, 29 of the artist's sketchbooks will be on display at Stanford's...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2015
Last comment by Karen Letendre, on Sep 27, 2015 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 3115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flu shot clinics today - Sunday, 9/27 9:00-2:00

You must be a PAMF member Very efficient. We were in and out in 20 minutes Palo Alto Center Weekend clinic: 9/27,...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 27, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Able and willing

Twenty-five years after the federal enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the law that was created to end...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Hope, on Sep 27, 2015 at 8:22 am | 4 comments | 9034 Views

SPORTS

Stanford runs away with football victory over Oregon State

Christian McCaffrey rushed for 206 yards, Barry Sanders added 97 yards and scored twice, and No. 21 Stanford downed host...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Football, on Sep 26, 2015 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 2388 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Father John Duryea dies at 88

Father John Duryea, who was excommunicated in 1976 after a third of a century as a Catholic priest -- much of it serving...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Pam Gabel, on Sep 26, 2015 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 7451 Views

BOOKS

Book Talk: New titles on Silicon Valley business, romance and more

This month, Bay Area authors tackle topics from Silicon Valley business to romance, share their personal stories and invent...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Paula, on Sep 26, 2015 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 1834 Views
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