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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to vote on new business tax

Palo Alto businesses would have to pay a tax based on how many workers they employ and that money would pay for transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by Resident , on Jun 27, 2016 at 11:57 pm | 8 comments | 2150 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Saving Buena Vista

Intense and persistent efforts over the last year by Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian to put together a financial...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Cleo's mom, on Jun 27, 2016 at 11:12 pm | 61 comments | 4364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Supervisors back Buena Vista plan

A proposal to buy and save Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park scored its first victory Tuesday when the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 27, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 77 comments | 4114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford's Ipsen seals second Olympic berth in diving

==BI USA Olympians == Stanford grad Kristian Ipsen and Michael Hixon used the huge point cushion they carried into the final...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by clyde, on Jun 27, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1009 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Palo Alto Breakfast House closes and more

This week's column features news on Palo Alto Breakfast House's closure, as well as a mysterious bake shop that might open...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by My cup of Tea, on Jun 27, 2016 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 8800 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council set to rule on new housing development on Maybell

For the second time in three years, Palo Alto in preparing to approve a housing development for a former orchard site on...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jun 26, 2016 at 11:14 pm | 20 comments | 3456 Views

SPORTS

Former Cardinal great Kostoff joins Stanford swimming staff

Former Indiana assistant swimming coach and Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame member Jeff Kostoff has joined the Cardinal as...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by Jan Ripple, on Jun 26, 2016 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 1084 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County approves $950 million housing bond for November ballot

In what is being hailed as a chance to end regional homelessness, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by to senior, on Jun 26, 2016 at 4:25 pm | 5 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by dave k, on Jun 26, 2016 at 10:05 am | 1097 comments | 193242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: High-end homes staying on market longer

A recent Bloomberg report reveals some shifts in the real estate market for higher-end homes in Palo Alto, pointing to an...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by TearerDowner, on Jun 25, 2016 at 7:19 pm | 3 comments | 1371 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talk global enterprise at summit

President Barack Obama sat down for a panel discussion with Palo Alto resident and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the Global...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by The kenyan, on Jun 25, 2016 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 3239 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama: Entrepreneurs have ability to 'transform the world'

President Barack Obama addressed an international crowd and emphasized the importance of entrepreneurship during the Global...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by George, on Jun 25, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 11 comments | 3931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County commits $600K to youth mental-health center

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Tuesday $600,000 over three years to support two "critical"...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Jun 25, 2016 at 2:02 pm | 10 comments | 5413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council drops Matadero Creek bikeway plan

Facing a slew of physical obstacles and neighborhood concerns, Palo Alto is veering away from a once popular proposal to...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Jun 25, 2016 at 1:22 pm | 48 comments | 7269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Close encounter with cougars

Warren Storkman, 89, has had a lifetime of adventure, traveling to remote corners of the world on treks to some of the world's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Thorstein Veblen, on Jun 25, 2016 at 10:01 am | 9 comments | 7027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board slows down math curriculum-adoption process

With the ire from the school district's last mathematics textbook-adoption process looming in Palo Alto Unified's not-too-distant...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Lera, on Jun 25, 2016 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 2907 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Setting a CA tax penalty precedent - help please!

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Original post made by California Citizen on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by alan, on Jun 25, 2016 at 2:20 am | 9 comments | 6636 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Consultant confirms increased airplane noise, flight paths

Hundreds if not thousands of airplanes from San Francisco International Airport pass over Palo Alto's residential neighborhoods...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 24, 2016 at 9:43 pm | 51 comments | 5841 Views

RESTAURANTS

A novel approach

As the first U.S. restaurant from a multibillion-dollar Japanese chain, Yayoi Japanese Teishoku Restaurant on University...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Love Japan, on Jun 24, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 3 comments | 2498 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Teens and Uber

It seems that Palo Alto teens under 16 y.o. are using Uber cars to go off campus to use drugs during school hours and travel...

Original post made by Uber, Teens and Drugs on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by Be Positive, on Jun 24, 2016 at 4:01 pm | 35 comments | 1954 Views
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