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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 | 1145 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 | 1376 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 | 2332 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 | 1363 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 | 1171 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 | 2088 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 | 3296 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 | 3835 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 | 2728 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 | 1469 Views

AROUND TOWN

'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 | 1218 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 | 1586 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hwy 280 Fatallity

Palo Alto Fire and CHP are on scene with a fatal collision north bound highway 280 just south of Alpine Road, on the right...

Original post made by David on Aug. 12, 2013
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Delayed election could doom Maybell project

When Palo Alto officials convene tonight to determine their next steps on a divisive Maybell development, dollars and cents...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 11, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 43 comments | 2278 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interesting Article About Bike Riding in the Netherlands

I found this article a very interesting read.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23587916 I think anyone who is interested...

Original post made by Occasional cyclist on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Aug 11, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 11 comments | 1087 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police nab suspected Mtn. View blind date robbers

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Original post made by Fantasy Football on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Kristin, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:07 am | 6 comments | 3635 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Long-awaited Fresh Market opens in Edgewood Plaza

On the opening day of the gourmet grocery store Fresh Market in the renovated Edgewood Plaza, there was one word on people's...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by bb, on Aug 11, 2013 at 12:57 am | 59 comments | 2754 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Starbucks employee files sexual-harassment suit

A Starbucks employee filed a sexual-harassment lawsuit against the company Aug. 7 alleging gender violence, assault and battery...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 10, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 16 comments | 5232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District Locks Out Its Charter Students

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130808006511/en/Parents-Bullis-Charter-School-Stage-Protest-School August 08,...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by MayerCt, on Aug 9, 2013 at 10:22 pm | 10 comments | 1187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford cuts down oak tree at soccer stadium

Workers began removing a large oak tree at the entrance of Cagan Stadium at Stanford University on Tuesday, Aug. 6. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 9, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 7 comments | 1074 Views
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