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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto weighs tax increases for infrastructure fixes

Faced with a laundry list of infrastructure needs and lukewarm support for a bond measure to pay for these repairs, Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 14, 2013 at 10:12 am | 57 comments | 3635 Views

AROUND TOWN

FOUND: Verizon Google htc Cell Phone @ Cubberley

Respond back in this forum as to the specifics of this phone to claim. Screen cracked, probably run over but powers up....

Original post made by Palo Parent on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by David, on Aug 14, 2013 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 678 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Equity prepares to buy East Palo Alto apartments

Despite protests from the community and concern from the City Council, Wells Fargo Bank is now finalizing its sale of more...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 33 comments | 2743 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's lost vision

The crowd arrived early June 11 and quickly filled every seat in the Council Chambers of Palo Alto City Hall, including the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jayna Sheats, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 9 comments | 1150 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible armed robbery occurs near downtown

A robbery that may have involved a handgun occurred last night at Bryant Street and Poe Avenue, according to Palo Alto Police. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 746 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto police investigate Newell homicide

East Palo Alto police are investigating the homicide of a woman found stabbed to death at 45 Newell Road this morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 9 comments | 1483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Artist makes point with pencils

Harriete Estel Berman's current installation in the Anita Seipp Gallery at Palo Alto's Castilleja School hangs like a colorful...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Harriete Estel Berman, on Aug 13, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 887 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Creek project will help endangered fish run free

Steelhead trout are expected to be able to swim more easily between the Searsville Dam and the San Francisco Bay after a...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 13, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 14 comments | 3259 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CHSRA Land Grab SCAM, now passed through Assembly

Please be aware that the California High Speed Rail Authority is now poised with this law, already approved by the Assembly,...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 13, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 17 comments | 1134 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council to review Sister Cities program

Turning a cultural-exchange program into one of strategic business and technology partnerships, the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 13, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 10 comments | 1368 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto contractor faces felony charges

The owner and chief financial officer of a Palo Alto construction company have been charged with several felonies in a scheme...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:28 am | 26 comments | 2317 Views

AROUND TOWN

To all those driving Teslas, Priuses, Leafs, Fiskers, etc.

I finally got around to reading this IEEE article that suggests Teslas, Leafs, Fusions, Priuses et al may actually emit *more...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by nyt ucs, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:04 am | 50 comments | 1352 Views

AROUND TOWN

One killed in head on crash in Woodside

One person was killed and another was airlifted to a hospital after a head-on traffic collision on the outskirts of...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 1163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD: South Palo Alto kids/schools -- wow

I was looking at STAR results for the 2nd grade. My son got "advanced" (the highest bucket) in both math and English, which...

Original post made by SouthPA Mom on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Aug 12, 2013 at 9:02 pm | 37 comments | 2079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gyms ditch 'big-box' mindset for community feel

Local gym Uforia is part of a national trend: fitness centers that forgo the large warehouses with rows and rows of sometimes-daunting...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Former Butterfly Life, on Aug 12, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 3 comments | 3273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nonprofits seek to help Palo Alto's vehicle dwellers

When Palo Alto officials passed a law Monday banning vehicle dwelling within city borders, they urged members of the nonprofit...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 12, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 35 comments | 3824 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Businesses blast proposed parking restrictions downtown

As downtown residents continue to clamor for the city to do something about the recent disappearance of parking spaces on...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by voter, on Aug 12, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 31 comments | 2703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maybell opponents accuse city of 'fraud'

When Palo Alto officials agreed Thursday to send a controversial housing development on Maybell Avenue to a November vote,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by PAcitizens, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:45 am | 60 comments | 1464 Views

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'Skin-to-skin' and 'rooming in' are on the rise in maternity wards

The growing practices of "rooming in" and "skin to skin" in today's hospital maternity wards have turned the traditional...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by ML, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City finds flaws in plan to compensate Buena Vista residents

An effort by the owner of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park suffered another setback this week in his quest to convert the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by jane, on Aug 12, 2013 at 7:52 am | 31 comments | 1578 Views
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