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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission approves chain store limit on California Avenue

Palo Alto's effort to promote an eclectic and independent retail mix on California Avenue by limiting chain stores in the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 25 comments | 4993 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rock concert of the week

Catch the Dave Matthews band at Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre on Friday, Sept. 11. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/09/10/rock-concert-of-t...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Fan, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Getting hitched?

Calling all brides-to-be: The 3rd annual Hitched bridal fair comes to Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Community Center this Sunday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Recommended, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fashion forward

At Artistry in Fashion, regional designers and students show their stuff. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/09/24/fashion-forward...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Weekend Activity, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 824 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Parking Issues

Now that all day parking near downtown has gotten much harder, it is time to address the parking needs of occasional all...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 9 comments | 531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

THIS is 'waste free'? This is being 'green'???

Once again we received detailed directions from Palo Alto's "Green Waste" - this time again on how to plan a 'waste free...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Sep 25, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 13 comments | 618 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic board deals blow to project at former Shady Lane site

A proposal to construct a four-story building on the prominent downtown corner of University Avenue and Kipling Street suffered...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sandi, on Sep 25, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 32 comments | 4397 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn High School student Saini promotes National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and Divakar Saini, a Gunn High School junior, is spreading the word. Earthquake...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by local, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 2685 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-flying fun

Join the Palo Alto Airport Association on Sunday, Sept. 27, for Airport Day. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/09/24/high-flying-fun...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Cool, on Sep 25, 2015 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1251 Views

BOOKS

Recent home sales

Six homes in this week's edition of "Recent home sales" hadn't been sold since the 1970s. With more than 35 years between...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

The highest sale this week comes from Woodside at $9.5 million. The first runner-up came from the only sale in Los Altos...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1182 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Home Front

This week includes a handblown glass sale on Sept. 26 through Paly Fiery Arts, a vegetable market on Oct. 3 with support...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2068 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Community preparedness

David Rost started unit four by asking the class the four colors of triage. The room suddenly filled with a flurry of answers...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3674 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School on Yom Kippur

I am shocked to find out that there is school on Yom Kippur. I have been in the Palo Alto district for 13 years and its...

Original post made by Michelle on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Sep 25, 2015 at 12:28 am | 39 comments | 1469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Running with the pack

"Running with a group is the way to keep it going," said Ron Wolf, board member and runner in Palo Alto Run Club (PARC),...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by member, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 3495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Health Care CEO to step down

Amir Dan Rubin, the CEO and president of Stanford Health Care since 2011, will leave to join insurance giant UnitedHealth...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Former Patient, on Sep 24, 2015 at 8:28 pm | 5 comments | 4570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sidewalk Talk hopes to expand to Palo Alto

Sidewalk Talk, a San Francisco-based organization founded by two psychotherapists who believe in the power of listening to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 24, 2015 at 6:47 pm | 4 comments | 3283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto caps office development

Palo Alto on Monday night took its most aggressive and polarizing step yet toward curbing the rapid pace of growth when it...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 24, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 42 comments | 8872 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Owner rejects nonprofit's offer to buy Palo Alto mobile-home park

The owner of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has broken off negotiations with Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian and...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 24, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 116 comments | 10055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How immigrant-friendly are we?

Republican presidential candidates' vitriol against immigrants — and the apparent support it has elicited — reminds me...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 24, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 119 comments | 5348 Views
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