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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto office cap slams Planning Commission

When the annual office cap goes into place, it will do so despite the activist Planning Commission which continues to show...

Original post made by Guy_Fawkes on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Yes_Pat_Burt, on Aug 25, 2015 at 9:42 am | 5 comments | 178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Unworthy PC 'reforms'

A year and a half after putting a temporary halt to any further negotiated development projects that exceed the existing...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, on Aug 25, 2015 at 6:06 am | 25 comments | 2918 Views

SPORTS

Shoji brothers named to U.S. World Cup volleyball team

Stanford grads Kawika Shoji and Erik Shoji were each named to the U.S. men's national volleyball team preliminary roster...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Stacy, on Aug 25, 2015 at 2:59 am | 1 comment | 610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Homework Spike

August 24, 2015 738 Los Robles Avenue August 24, 2015 Dear Online Friends, The “homework spike” that occurs...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by OrADifferentApproach, on Aug 24, 2015 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 184 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HSR will probably need TSA

HSR advocations have been telling us that, compared to commercial flight, HSR will be easy to get on and off - no security...

Original post made by PAmoderate on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Rome, on Aug 24, 2015 at 8:53 pm | 12 comments | 297 Views

SPORTS

Walsh Jennings and Ross earn silver at Grand Slam event

==BI World roundup == Stanford grad Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross earned the silver medal at the Long Beach Grand...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, on Aug 24, 2015 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 1112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driver wanted for 'acting strangely' near biking student

Palo Alto police are looking for a driver who was observed acting suspiciously after repeatedly driving past an 11-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Aug 24, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 3035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Regular school day on Yom Kippur

Does anybody know why there is school this year on Yom Kippur? For as long as I can remember, there was always no school...

Original post made by Mary on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Middle School Teacher, on Aug 24, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 9 comments | 271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living on empty

By all accounts, Whitney Dafoe was leading a vibrant life before the mysterious illness overtook him. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by margaret, on Aug 24, 2015 at 3:41 pm | 55 comments | 25774 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man, girlfriend arrested on suspicion of fraud, conspiracy

Deputies arrested two people on suspicion of conspiracy and fraud Sunday morning, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by destroy receipts, on Aug 24, 2015 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 2683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Palo Alto teens organize environmental event

Learn about Palo Alto's water sources (and restrictions), digitized carpooling and how to pack eco-friendly lunches at Green...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by moi aussi, on Aug 24, 2015 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 3091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

Ask any real estate attorney about disputes between sellers and listing agents and you are likely to hear a lament about...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 23, 2015 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 2061 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to raise minimum wage

Palo Alto is a relative latecomer when it comes to establishing a minimum wage, but a new proposal that the City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Aug 23, 2015 at 11:17 am | 45 comments | 3431 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors jump in to find Fresh Market replacement

With the clock ticking down to the March 31 closure of Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store, residents who live near...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Aug 22, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 42 comments | 2054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's up-and-coming teen actress

Palo Alto Preparatory School freshman Angelina Wahler stars in the new animated Nickelodeon series, "Harvey Beaks," which...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor Friend, on Aug 22, 2015 at 6:31 pm | 1 comment | 2426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spanish immersion program marks 20 years in Palo Alto

One works on climate change in the White House. Another started a new job this week as an elementary school dual-immersion...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 22, 2015 at 11:56 am | 10 comments | 5880 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey sheds light on downtown Palo Alto drivers

They drive alone and show up in droves -- that much is clear. But who are downtown's non-carpooling commuters and where do...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Well-Travelled, on Aug 22, 2015 at 8:59 am | 36 comments | 4907 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA to work to reduce plane noise

Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 22, 2015 at 8:11 am | 406 comments | 13889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>Transportation waste Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/08/21/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 21, 2015 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Alert neighbor halts prowler at Palo Alto home

A Palo Alto man was arrested Wednesday after a quick-thinking neighbor notified police when she saw him climbing into the...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 21, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 22 comments | 3406 Views
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