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PALO ALTO ISSUES

2015: Palo Alto's year of resistance

On the morning of Sept. 16, residents of downtown Palo Alto woke up to a new world. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/01/01/2015-palo-altos-year-o...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto , on Dec 31, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 4894 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Need for new downtown garage questioned

Palo Alto officials often liken the city's strategy for dealing with the city's parking crisis to a three-legged stool: reduce...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by K, on Dec 31, 2015 at 1:09 pm | 38 comments | 7298 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Odds 'n' ends

<B><I>With 2015 concluding, the Weekly is taking a look back at some odd news stories that stood out during the past year....

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 31, 2015 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 3495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhoods: Decisions made, decisions deferred

<B>Go Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/01/01/neighborhoods-decisions-made-decisions-deferred...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Winter, on Dec 31, 2015 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/01/01/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>VEGGIE DINNER ...</B> Enjoy velvety carrot-ginger soup, polenta cakes, Italian lentil stew, oatmeal snickerdoodles...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4978 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto men arrested for home burglary after neighborhood search in Milpitas

Two East Palo Alto men were arrested in connection with a home burglary after a neighborhood search Monday night in Milpitas,...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Alyssa2 , on Dec 31, 2015 at 8:19 am | 3 comments | 3440 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Weekly's five most-viewed videos in 2015

The subjects are diverse &#8212; chronic fatigue syndrome, the demolition of Palo Alto High School's big gym and the grand...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3942 Views

AROUND TOWN

As economy booms, so do price tags for Palo Alto projects

The past year has been kind to Palo Alto's economy, with real estate values soaring, hotel revenues booming, and the city's...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by An Enginerr, on Dec 30, 2015 at 11:59 pm | 9 comments | 3435 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Samtrans fares going up in 2016

Some fares for SamTrans paratransit bus service are changing in the new year. Paratransit riders can expect to see an increase...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 30, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1683 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans to beef up enforcement of new business registry

Palo Alto's new business-registry program rolled off to a rocky start in March, with meager participation and widespread...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2015
Last comment by SteveU, on Dec 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 10 comments | 6045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Road rage incident in Palo Alto leads to armed robbery in Atherton

What started as a road rage incident in Palo Alto ended with an armed robbery of four people in Atherton, police said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 30, 2015 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 4181 Views

SPORTS

All-American honors for Stanford's Garnett, McCaffrey

Senior offensive guard Joshua Garnett and sophomore running back Christian McCaffrey of the Pac-12 champion Stanford football...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Russell Upsumgrub, on Dec 30, 2015 at 5:35 am | 1 comment | 3595 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men finish year with a win; Pac-12 hoops looming

Stanford sophomore Dorian Pickens scored 18 points, one of four players to reach double figures, and the Stanford men's basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by NotaDawkinsFan, on Dec 29, 2015 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 3189 Views

SPORTS

Football bowl executive Cavalli set for his final kickoff

Gary Cavalli, Executive Director of the Foster Farms Bowl and a veteran of more than 40 years in college and professional...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2015
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 28, 2015 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 3454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area scientists given nation's top science honor

President Obama honored four Bay Area scientists this year with the country's highest scientific honor, according to the...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jet pilot, on Dec 28, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 3934 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City: Human Resources director resigned because of 'changing needs'

The recent resignation of Kathryn Shen from her position as director of the city's Human Resources Department was prompted...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Humble observer, on Dec 28, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 11 comments | 7554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Undeck the halls

Now that Christmas is here, the next thing for residents to consider is what to do with their trees and holiday decor. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by David Moore, on Dec 28, 2015 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 7208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits in Palo Alto

New furnaces and fixtures abound as Palo Alto permits finish out 2015. Scan the rest of the building permits to learn more...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3302 Views

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Home Front

This week includes a holiday art market, the California Avenue Farmers' Market, a sewing clinic, a rose trimming lesson and...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
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