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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents demand tunnels for high-speed trains

Anger, confusion and frustration over California's proposed high-speed rail system dominated a tense informational meeting...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by No Blasting, on Oct 28, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 66 comments | 3007 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ponders a digital billboard

When Palo Alto leaders talk about building a "leading digital city," they're usually talking about open data and high-speed...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Henry, on Oct 28, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 68 comments | 23315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure D opponents hang tough in cash battle

With Election Day just around the corner, the nonprofit looking to build a bitterly contested housing development on Maybell...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Oct 28, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 38 comments | 3822 Views

SPORTS

Riley helping to lead New Zealand to new soccer heights

Ali Riley hasn't had much time to visit her old stomping grounds. Playing for the New Zealand national women's team takes...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Petroski, on Oct 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 1372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Halloween in Palo Alto

How do Palo Alto residents with kids celebrate Halloween? Do they go out trick-or-treating? Where? In their neighbourhood?...

Original post made by Zoya on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 27, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 49 comments | 8471 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents ask for safer West Bayshore Road

More than 40 Palo Alto residents are petitioning the city to add a bike lane or sidewalk along a dangerous stretch of West...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 27, 2013 at 11:04 pm | 9 comments | 3887 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A good bridge approach

By the time the Palo Alto and East Palo Alto City Councils decide on what to do with the old Newell Road bridge, it may be...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 27, 2013 at 10:39 pm | 47 comments | 25198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strategizing for success

Prices are exploding and days on market diminishing, but there are fewer houses offered for sale. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 27, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 3 comments | 2964 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paycheck-fairness bill introduced by Eshoo

Fifty years after a fair-wage bill became law, women still earn just 77 cents for every dollar a man makes for doing equal...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Enforce, enforce, enforce, on Oct 27, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 16 comments | 3850 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

A shot at the wrong target Read the letters to the editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2013/10/25/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 27, 2013 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 8031 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Costumes, carnivals and concerts

Ready to get spooked? In a nice way, that is. Halloween events in the Palo Alto area tend to be more friendly than frightening,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New battles loom over 'planned community' developments

With residents in Barron Park and Green Acres up in arms against a planned housing complex on Maybell Avenue, their counterparts...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Oct 26, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 20 comments | 6628 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modernist building gets approval, mixed reception

Everyone agrees that the latest downtown development to win approval from Palo Alto's architectural board will bring an eye-catching...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 26, 2013 at 9:32 pm | 26 comments | 28595 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Making the condo jump

The way Peter Giovannotto sees it, choosing a condominium over a single-family home isn't a matter of square footage -- or...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Back in the Day, on Oct 26, 2013 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 2898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Halloween events include carnivals, contests

Some neighbors may keep their porch lights off, but local ghosts, goblins and Disney princesses need not despair. This weekend,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Oct 26, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>SIGNS OF THE TIMES ... </B>With just days left until the big vote, the two sides in Palo Alto's bitter Measure D debate...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 26, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to step in on Palo Alto summer school

Palo Alto recreation officials say they're looking to expand city youth programs next summer to help compensate for the expected...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by straight record, on Oct 26, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 16 comments | 4106 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Altans build field for fallen officer

More than seven years after East Palo Alto police officer Rich May was shot and killed while on duty, members of the Rich...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by speaktruth, on Oct 26, 2013 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 2507 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Paly student, horse fan dies from fall exercising polo horse

Ariel Shaker, 21, a 2005 graduate of Palo Alto High School and a horse enthusiast since she was 8, was pronounced dead Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Roxanne Pinto, on Oct 26, 2013 at 2:19 am | 16 comments | 5133 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google buses for everyone - public transportation that works.

At last, innovative public transportation for everyone that has a realistic approach to getting commuters to where they work...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 826 Views
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