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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area gets hit with series of storms at start of El Nino

A series of strong Pacific storm systems hit the Bay Area Monday night in what National Weather Service officials say is...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jan 6, 2016 at 10:15 pm | 14 comments | 4055 Views

SPORTS

Lin returns to Bay Area, but Warriors ruin his homecoming

Former Palo Alto High standout Jeremy Lin was back in the Bay Area on Monday night and witnessed some history. Unfortunately...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by BP dad, on Jan 6, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 3 comments | 5724 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

drivers, please slow down and pay attention

We live near Oregon Expressway. Several times this morning, we saw ambulances speeding down Oregon, presumably to rescue...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Resident , on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:02 pm | 5 comments | 603 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford players look forward to NFL postseason

==BI Week 17== The National Football League's regular season is over. Now, it's on to the playoffs. While Stanford will...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Cincy, on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 3867 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Nino bringing even more rain to Bay Area

El Nino weather has hit the Bay Area and the worst is yet to come, according to the National Weather Service. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 6, 2016 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 4063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

8 Bay Area Traffic Reduction Policies, Ranked

Cordon charge, gas tax, road use charge, cordon charge, workplace parking charge, etc. Which is best? Assuming 80% of Palo...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 6, 2016 at 10:41 am | 14 comments | 770 Views

SPORTS

Youth sports now have a fast assessment for concussions

Concussions have been in the national spotlight recently and on the minds of many. Sports Illustrated has investigated the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Don Breen, on Jan 6, 2016 at 7:01 am | 1 comment | 6180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On homelessness, and those who strive to help

I have spent more than 3,920 hours working with the homeless population in Palo Alto. To most people employed in the social...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Jan 6, 2016 at 6:33 am | 9 comments | 4393 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man shot, killed in Las Vegas

A 42-year-old Palo Alto man was killed in a parking lot in Las Vegas on Dec. 29, according to Las Vegas Metro police. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jan 5, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 9 comments | 15728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In final meeting as mayor, Karen Holman wins praise from 'united' council

In her first council meeting of the year and her final night as Palo Alto mayor, Karen Holman won a pair of standing ovations...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 5, 2016 at 9:19 pm | 3 comments | 2583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rebounding from loss, refocusing on the students

2015 in the Palo Alto Unified School District was, indelibly, a year of immense loss but also one of significant change and...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Jan 5, 2016 at 4:44 pm | 41 comments | 7281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low stock of eggs at safeway and piazza.

I was at the Safeway in Moutain view and later on at Piazzas and noticed that the egg shelves had low stocks of most brands...

Original post made by Wondering on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 5, 2016 at 3:59 pm | 1 comment | 426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The wisdom of horses

Can horses teach people with early-stage dementia useful lessons about how to cope with their disease? Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Stephanie M., on Jan 5, 2016 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 6133 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested, two at large after robberies, crash into building

Four males who fled East Palo Alto police after allegedly committing two robberies crashed their car through a University...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic light changes every 11 seconds

Anyone notice this around Palo Alto or is it just this one traffic light at Coulombe and Arastradero? Every 11 seconds it...

Original post made by pares on Jan. 3, 2016
Last comment by pares, on Jan 5, 2016 at 11:10 am | 7 comments | 604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to select new mayor tonight

Palo Alto will have a new mayor tonight and, if tradition holds, the annual honor will go to a soft-spoken, data-hungry economist...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by Again, on Jan 4, 2016 at 11:49 pm | 12 comments | 3740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Palo Alto school administrator dies in scuba diving accident

Kathleen Meagher, a former teacher and administrator in the Palo Alto school district, died on Tuesday, Dec. 15, in a scuba...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 4, 2016 at 11:35 pm | 9 comments | 11045 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New generations lab to be announced at tech fair

Connecting older adults to young entrepreneurs is the impetus behind a new Generations Lab to be announced by Avenidas in...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 4, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 5 comments | 4311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New Year's Day fire displaces eight in East Palo Alto

An early morning house fire displaced eight people and left a dog dead in East Palo Alto on New Year's Day. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Jan 4, 2016 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 3411 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: New mayor, vice mayor to be elected

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Jan. 4. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/01/01/public-agenda-new-mayor-vice-mayor-to-be-e...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2016
Last comment by Looking forward, on Jan 3, 2016 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 2506 Views
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