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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to cameras for traffic data

Seeking to gather more data about local bicyclists and pedestrians, Palo Alto has installed dozens of cameras around the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on May 16, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 63 comments | 5440 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents, supporters ask for comparable compensation

The washing machines and dryers are infested with cockroaches, but Blanca Fonseca still wants to live in Buena Vista Mobile...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on May 16, 2014 at 7:00 pm | 58 comments | 6648 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto has submitted checklist for Google Fiber

Got this message from Google Fiber: "Good news! The City of Palo Alto has submitted its fiber-ready checklist, bringing...

Original post made by Mr.Recycle on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on May 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Palo Alto homeless woman dies at age 73

She wore a large 1940s wig -- Loretta Young-style -- and kept her face down. She took shelter under a blue plastic tarp with...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Latendresse, on May 16, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 21 comments | 7064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pros and Cons of Menlo School

I'd like to hear from people who have first hand experience with Menlo School. What are pros and cons of this school, apart...

Original post made by PA mom on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by in the know, on May 16, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 18 comments | 7581 Views

SPORTS

It's crunch time for the Stanford baseball team this weekend

Stanford has reached its weekend of no return as far as postseason baseball is concerned. After dropping a 10-8 nonconference...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 16, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recent experience with Palo Alto paramedics

I'm a wheelchair user and frequent participant in Stanford's Continuing Studies Program. Last fall when leaving a classroom...

Original post made by Dan Logan on May. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas senior center head to step down

Lisa Hendrickson, president and CEO for the past 15 years of Avenidas, the Palo Alto senior-services nonprofit, has announced...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Thomas M. Pamilla, on May 16, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 5814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ponders changes to term limits, council seats

A proposal to cut the number of seats on the Palo Alto City Council continued to gather momentum on Monday night when Councilman...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sunshine, on May 16, 2014 at 11:50 am | 11 comments | 2198 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves to make new buildings electric-vehicle friendly

Seeking to get ahead of an expected and desired electric-vehicle revolution, Palo Alto officials on Tuesday endorsed a new...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by so , on May 16, 2014 at 11:04 am | 17 comments | 3601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents monitor Matadero Creek

Zebulon and Madeline Miller splashed water into the bug net in a shallow pool in Matadero Creek, gathering tiny aquatic insects....

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council reforms eyed for Palo Alto ballot

Palo Alto's already crowded November ballot could soon see more expansion as the City Council considers asking voters to...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on May 16, 2014 at 7:01 am | 41 comments | 5285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with organic-waste plan

Palo Alto's convoluted and contentious debate over organic waste trudged toward a hard-won compromise Monday night when city...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Composter, on May 15, 2014 at 6:51 pm | 22 comments | 4714 Views

SPORTS

49ers' new stadium will host Pac-12 football title game

The Pac-12 Conference will stage its annual Football Championship Game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara for the next three...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on May 15, 2014 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 1575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying guidelines get school-board committee's OK

After 18 months of discussion, Palo Alto school board members appear to have reached agreement on a policy outlining steps...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Skung, on May 15, 2014 at 4:22 am | 4 comments | 3079 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bush pays surprise visit to Stanford

Former U.S. President George W. Bush paid a little-noticed visit to Stanford University last week. About 30 students were...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by editingwhiz, on May 14, 2014 at 10:57 pm | 11 comments | 4197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista hearing opens in Palo Alto

A three-day public hearing on the fate of Palo Alto's only mobile-home park, Buena Vista, began Monday night. A room full...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on May 14, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 28 comments | 1249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto committee to review new bullying policy

Bullying and discipline policies in Palo Alto schools will top the agenda Tuesday, May 13, when the two members of the school...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on May 14, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 5 comments | 2520 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys will play for a sixth straight CCS tennis title

Hot weather couldn't stop the Menlo School boys tennis team on Wednesday, nor could Bellarmine Prep in the Central Coast...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous MA player , on May 14, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 1784 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto wins 'grassroots' redevelopment award

In the last undeveloped area of East Palo Alto, most see empty fields, vacant lots and long underutilized, decrepit industrial...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bobby D, on May 14, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 2464 Views
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