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AROUND TOWN

Survey of voters reveals support for recall of Brock Turner judge

A new poll about the potential recall of Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky -- whose June 2 sentence of former Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 3 minutes ago | 10 comments | 1798 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto drops plan for November tax measure

A drive to place a tax measure on the November ballot in Palo Alto screeched to a halt on Monday night, when the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 5 minutes ago | 9 comments | 1452 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council backs plan to preserve Buena Vista

An effort to save Palo Alto's only mobile-home park from redevelopment took a critical step forward Monday night, when the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Question, 29 minutes ago | 19 comments | 1321 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Community Notebook: In Deep Radio to discuss Brock Turner case at Kepler's Books

In Deep Radio, a weekly news program hosted by Bay Area journalist Angie Coiro, will tackle in a live show Wednesday the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Hopenchange, 31 minutes ago | 1 comment | 264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Revamp of Baylands golf course to start, finally

It's not the sand traps, the bunkers or the soil mounds at the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course that have been causing headaches...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Ahem, 52 minutes ago | 7 comments | 2930 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scores victory in federal ruling on Buena Vista

The owner of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park suffered a defeat in federal court Friday when a judge dismissed his lawsuit...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 1 hour ago | 21 comments | 6212 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto teacher charged with nine sex crimes

Palo Alto High School science teacher Ronnie Farrell will face charges for nine sex crimes stemming from two separate incidents...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by outsider, 1 hour ago | 24 comments | 8166 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, 1 hour ago | 15 comments | 2205 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Resident appeal seeks to nix downtown Palo Alto development

A proposal to construct a three-story building next to a historic home on Lytton Avenue in downtown Palo Alto is facing resistance,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by onewhoknows, 3 hours ago | 11 comments | 2442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Tax measure rushed and ill-advised

Palo Alto City Council members are right to worry about political fall-out from the ever-worsening traffic congestion around...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 6 hours ago | 28 comments | 2232 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to vote on new business tax

Palo Alto businesses would have to pay a tax based on how many workers they employ and that money would pay for transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by Resident , 13 hours ago | 8 comments | 1785 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Saving Buena Vista

Intense and persistent efforts over the last year by Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian to put together a financial...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Cleo's mom, 14 hours ago | 61 comments | 3994 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Testing finds hazardous TCE under some College Terrace homes

A cancer-causing chemical found at Stanford's University Terrace housing development, which officials claim has not spread...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by no thanks, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 1643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide "musical" an insensitive and incorrect protrayal

Original post made by Two anonymous Gunn students on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by OPar, 17 hours ago | 25 comments | 1899 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Supervisors back Buena Vista plan

A proposal to buy and save Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park scored its first victory Tuesday when the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 20 hours ago | 77 comments | 3834 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Correct me if I'm wrong

To: The Palo Alto City Council Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/06/24/guest-opinion-correct-me-if-im-wrong...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Laughed All Weekend, 21 hours ago | 14 comments | 2916 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford's Ipsen seals second Olympic berth in diving

==BI USA Olympians == Stanford grad Kristian Ipsen and Michael Hixon used the huge point cushion they carried into the final...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by clyde, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 656 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Palo Alto Breakfast House closes and more

This week's column features news on Palo Alto Breakfast House's closure, as well as a mysterious bake shop that might open...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by My cup of Tea, on Jun 27, 2016 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 5343 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Postal worker taken to hospital after allegedly making threats

A postal worker was placed on a psychiatric hold at the East Bayshore Road post office in East Palo Alto early Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by guy potter, on Jun 27, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 10 comments | 9701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council set to rule on new housing development on Maybell

For the second time in three years, Palo Alto in preparing to approve a housing development for a former orchard site on...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jun 26, 2016 at 11:14 pm | 20 comments | 3154 Views
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