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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing proposal for Maybell Avenue site set for review

A year after Palo Alto voters struck down an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue, the city is preparing to review...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by bland name , on Dec 2, 2014 at 10:26 am | 25 comments | 4697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Inhabiture to close in Palo Alto

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the closure of eco-friendly furniture store Inhabiture and the time warp that...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 2, 2014 at 8:56 am | 14 comments | 2345 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unfriendly skies: Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise

At a gathering in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion in Atherton last month, as a resident began to speak about the incessant...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Business as usual, on Dec 2, 2014 at 8:46 am | 323 comments | 11892 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto has the highest rental prices in the USA

According to the SF Chronicle, these are national rankings based on median home rental prices: 1. Palo Alto 2. San Francisco ... 5....

Original post made by Palo Alto is number 1 on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Dec 2, 2014 at 12:37 am | 18 comments | 723 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal judge throws out Vi at Palo Alto lawsuit

Residents of the Palo Alto senior community Vi saw their class-action lawsuit against its company dismissed by a federal...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 1, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 5 comments | 5950 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton girls advance to NorCal volleyball finals

The second-seeded Menlo-Atherton girls volleyball team advanced to the CIF Northern California playoff finals with a 25-14,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Volleymama , on Dec 1, 2014 at 10:51 pm | 4 comments | 1561 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police officer disciplined for texting photo of 'scantily clad' arrestee

A Palo Alto police officer faced disciplinary actions from the department earlier this year for texting to another officer...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 1, 2014 at 8:17 pm | 15 comments | 5012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen arrested in Gunn graffiti case

Palo Alto police have arrested a 17-year-old and detained an 18-year old in a May 12 graffiti incident, which involved racist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 1, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 12 comments | 4975 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County offers warrant forgiveness for the holidays

People who failed to appear in court and want to avoid spending the holidays in jail can get a second chance. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Give-Operation-Second-Chance-A-Chance, on Dec 1, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>THE COMMISSION OMISSION ... </B>Commission appointments are typically a humdrum topic in Palo Alto, but last week the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Dec 1, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 316 Views

RESTAURANTS

Unbeetable

Where can you find authentic pirozhki, borscht, shuba and pelmeni in Palo Alto? In the lobby of a tech company's office complex,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sandwich, on Dec 1, 2014 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday helpers take the stress out of entertaining

Chestnuts roasting, sleigh bells ringing, halls decked, etc. Boasting delicious foods, festive music, reunions of families...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by anne ream, on Nov 30, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 2440 Views

SPORTS

Sherman helps the Seahawks stop the Niners once again

Former Stanford standout Richard Sherman intercepted two passes, one that set up the only touchdown of the day, and one that...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by udall, on Nov 30, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 9 comments | 894 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation &#8212; A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Nov 30, 2014 at 11:03 am | 38 comments | 4877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto slammed for lack of transparency on Arrillaga proposals

Palo Alto officials circumvented the public process and ignored the city's own policies about leasing of public land when...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by ISRAT, on Nov 30, 2014 at 11:02 am | 73 comments | 7774 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Stanford students protest decision in Ferguson

Stanford students and community members marched from the university to City Hall on Nov. 25, 2014, in protest of a Missouri...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 30, 2014 at 10:47 am | 10 comments | 2389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers needed for "Holiday Flowers For Our Veterans"

If you are looking for a way to experience the true magic and meaning of the holiday season... come to the Nature's Alley...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Nov. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 206 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 29, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 80 comments | 4744 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday cheer: Concerts and gatherings to make spirits bright

As temperatures drop, the days grow shorter and the nights longer, it's harder to rely on sunshine for warmth and light....

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Helping kids this season

Don't let the booming Silicon Valley technology-driven economy lull you into thinking that there isn't a continuing divide,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1951 Views
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