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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City has history of architectural diversity

Santa Barbara has its Spanish villas and San Francisco has its postcard-perfect Victorians, but Palo Alto's architecture...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Architecture Lover, on Jul 18, 2014 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 297 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Implementing Parking Permit Program

In January of this year there was an article stating that the city council voted to begin steps towards implementing a city...

Original post made by anyprogress on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jul 22, 2014 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill Road YMCA to close Oct. 1

The Page Mill Road YMCA in Palo Alto is closing this fall when its 10-year lease is up, Chief Operations Officer Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by fewiley, on Jul 25, 2014 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 606 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Verde

Take a bike ride down Louis Road in the heart of Palo Verde and you'll notice a recurring motif. Geometric planes and simple...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Sebastian, on Jul 28, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 1447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto residents could face water-rate increase

As a result of the continuing drought and new surcharges, East Palo Alto residents could face a double-digit water-rate increase...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Howard, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:44 pm | 1 comment | 246 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A gathering of the tribes

Roger McNamee of the psychedelic roots-rock band Moonalice loves playing in town parks. And on Saturday evening, Aug. 9,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 1898 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When all the world's a stage

From a portrait of artist Norman Rockwell to the misadventures of a transgender artist considering gender reassignment, TheatreWorks'...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1478 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senator hosts 'Java with Jerry' Friday

State Sen. Jerry Hill will host "Java with Jerry," a meeting and discussion with District 13 residents, on Friday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by BrownStreak, on Sep 5, 2014 at 6:06 am | 1 comment | 400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kidnapping suspect pleads not guilty

A man who allegedly stole a truck with three people in the backseat, crashed the truck then stole the car of a passerby pleaded...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Joyce, on Sep 16, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes new rules for retrofitting buildings

With earthquakes topping the list of looming threats in Palo Alto, city officials indicated this week that they plan to upgrade...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 18, 2014 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing in mixed-use projects can count toward state housing requirement

Menlo Park -- and other California cities and towns -- will now be able to count housing within mixed-use projects toward...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on Oct 1, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 929 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

spam phone calls from Palo Alto Utilities

I got a phone call on my voice mail today. The caller ID said "650-329-2161 Palo Alto Utilities". The message was from some...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Oct 2, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 1 comment | 150 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Think for Yourself

The weekly just completed their editorials , explaining to residents how they should vote in the coming election. Really,...

Original post made by Make up your own mind on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State launches Halloween crackdown on under-age drinking

California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is ramping up its statewide efforts to reduce the number of minors...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 996 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue construction hits merchants hard

Merchants who are struggling through the dust and noise of the California Avenue Streetscape Project have lost as much as...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by My Nguyen, 39 minutes ago | 1 comment | 86 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to shield retailers from office boom

Seeking to protect neighborhood-serving retailers from the recent boom in office development, Palo Alto is considering a...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by My Nguyen, 38 minutes ago | 1 comment | 130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Neighborhood Schools As Global Microcosms

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Original post made by Lisa Steinback on Jun. 1, 2006
Last comment by R. Donan, on Jun 1, 2006 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 5094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should schools get lock down gates ?

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Original post made by WorriedParent on Jun. 1, 2006
Last comment by Leslie White, on Jun 2, 2006 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 5135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

palo alto schools suck!

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Original post made by lily on Jun. 3, 2006
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Jun 3, 2006 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 5105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please wear helmets...correctly

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Original post made by Janet Neff on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by Eric Stietzel, on Jun 10, 2006 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 4730 Views
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