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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Driverless cars are becoming a reality (not self drive cars)

A town in Britain will have driverless cars soon, why isn't the Bay Area doing something comprehensive along these lines....

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 8, 2013 at 9:02 pm | 5 comments | 736 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After resounding defeat, the lessons of Maybell

Housing advocates clashed with neighborhood preservationists in Palo Alto on Election Night. When the dust settled, it wasn't...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by PA Dweller, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 7254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly's annual Holiday Fund launches

The Palo Alto Weekly formally launched its annual Holiday Fund drive this week, with a goal of reaching $350,000, Publisher...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 8, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 18487 Views

AROUND TOWN

The other big project in downtown Menlo Park

While attention has been focused on what Stanford University plans to build in Menlo Park, another developer has quietly...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Housing Advocate, on Nov 8, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 10 comments | 4448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dish parking plan irks residents

With plans afoot to expand the trail network near the Stanford Dish, dozens of residents who frequent the scenic hiking hub...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by 55 year resident, on Nov 8, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 63 comments | 32181 Views

SPORTS

Gaffney, Stanford make another Pac-12 football statement

The sixth-ranked Cardinal repeated its upset victory of a year ago with a similar script, beating No. 2 Oregon, 26-20, Thursday...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 8, 2013 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 4037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anne Warner Cribbs receives Athena Award

It's one thing to be crowned an Olympic goddess once in your life, but twice? That's the story of Anne Warner Cribbs, who...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by anony, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 3 comments | 4972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford football game to cause traffic delays

Palo Alto police are bracing for significant traffic delays today, when a sellout crowd of 50,000 football fans arrives at...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Noam Chumpsky, on Nov 8, 2013 at 8:26 am | 71 comments | 6700 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

San Jose Mercury News editorial today

Re: the defeat of Measure D The San Jose Mercury News' editorial today re: the defeat of Measure D was a sore loser, below-the-belt...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by PalyDad, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:47 am | 4 comments | 547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn's student newspaper is finalist in national contest

Coverage of social inclusion issues on campus, potential closure of Palo Alto's Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, last November's...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:25 am | 1 comment | 1454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Byxbee Park plans still uncertain, but restoration goes on

The 126-acre Byxbee Park, located at the center of the Palo Alto Baylands Preserve, is perhaps the most emblematic of the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 7, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 5 comments | 7415 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police look for DUI crash witness

The Menlo Park Police Department announced Nov. 6 that it is seeking a specific witness who may have watched a grisly fatal...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Nov 7, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 2505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test results, new spending on tap for school board

The Palo Alto school board will hear reports on school construction spending, SAT and Advanced Placement test results and...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 7, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 23 comments | 5856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Many mail-ins, little drama in Palo Alto election

The fire station on Arastradero Road in Palo Alto had all the trappings of a precinct on Election Day on Tuesday -- a table...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by KP, on Nov 7, 2013 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 2477 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/11/05/recent-home-sales posted Tuesday, November 5, 2013,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 7, 2013 at 3:45 am | 5 comments | 2632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks at trenches for Caltrain

Commuting by train may be on the rise in job-rich Palo Alto, but when the City Council meets on Monday to discuss the local...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 6, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 37 comments | 20290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dewatering after October

Anyone else notice the water is still running into the drain on the 2100 block of Bryant in front of the church? Groundwater...

Original post made by Anonymous on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 6, 2013 at 10:45 pm | 5 comments | 556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Saving the Baylands

The Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve marshlands, home to the endangered salt marsh harvest mouse and the California clapper...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Sally, on Nov 6, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 15 comments | 20360 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How can I convince my husband to vote?

His parents came from a different country and don't vote because their country was corrupt. So every election, my husband...

Original post made by American on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 6, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 12 comments | 1561 Views

SPORTS

Robinson leads Gunn girls to division title in cross country

Gunn senior runner Sarah Robinson capped off her league cross-country career with her best performance ever on the rolling...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Congrats!, on Nov 6, 2013 at 3:09 am | 1 comment | 2416 Views
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