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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Altans work to fix 'food desert'

East Palo Alto has been labeled a "food desert" — a populated area where there is minimal access to healthy, affordable...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Evelia, on Sep 16, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 7 comments | 8024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior housing or not, Maybell area ripe for redevelopment

When Palo Alto officials agreed last month to rezone property on Maybell and Clemo avenues to enable construction of a senior-housing...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nasty ct resident, on Sep 16, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 70 comments | 3781 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Up next, Jay Paul

The massive building developer Jay Paul is proposing is likely to be the largest commercial office development ever built...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Just us sardines, on Sep 16, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 41 comments | 3657 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football team still seeking offensive diversity

Cardinal football coach David Shaw continues to look for diversity in his offensive production. Sometimes an opponent may...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Wilson, on Sep 16, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 2075 Views

AROUND TOWN

is Mark Zuckerberg abandoning Palo Alto for a more vibrant neighborhood

Story in the Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/matier-ross/article/Mark-Zuckerberg-manse-undergoes-extreme-makeover-4815217.php...

Original post made by fb on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Sep 16, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 6806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Propane-tank explosion causes late-night ruckus

Police say a loud boom that set off car alarms and awoke residents on the night of Aug. 28 was the result of a propane tank...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1720 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh helps Paly open its football season

Thursday's prep roundup San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has a busy weekend as his squad heads to Seattle to take...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Sep 16, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 4 comments | 1963 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Venting Some Really Bad Ideas

I just thought I would vent a few local things that I think were and are some really bad ideas. Some we can still stop. Some...

Original post made by Carol Gilbert on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by stopped reading , on Sep 16, 2013 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 1210 Views

SPORTS

Stanford gets Uhl tide of goals for women's soccer victory

==B Sunday's Stanford roundup == Taylor Uhl scored two goals and Natalie Griffen had two assists to lead No. 3 Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Giggling soccer fan, on Sep 15, 2013 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 2705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City tries to put a value on 'public benefits'

With the traffic and parking impacts of Palo Alto's building boom dominating public discussion, officials on Wednesday balked...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Sep 15, 2013 at 10:13 am | 32 comments | 3470 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Who Appointed the New Acting City Auditor?

The City of Palo Alto's Chief Communications Officer issued a press release yesterday announcing that some anonymous individual...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Social impact, on Sep 14, 2013 at 8:53 pm | 5 comments | 2023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district ranks sixth in state

The Palo Alto school district ranked sixth among California K-12 districts in standardized test results released Thursday....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Been There, Done That, on Sep 14, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 94 comments | 10412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh visits Paly football game

1982 Paly graduate, Jim Harbaugh visited Paly's game to toss the coin two days before the NFL's biggest game of Week 2 against...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Sep. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown development sparks architecture debate

With its glassy walls, boxy shape, 50-foot height and preponderance of office space, a four-story building proposed for 240...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Sep 14, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 51 comments | 245738 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo pledges 'no' vote on Syria Strike

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, came out Wednesday against U.S. military action in Syria, saying she would prefer a diplomatic...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Noel, on Sep 14, 2013 at 10:42 am | 19 comments | 1568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district, PTA to hold 'student services fair'

Information about academic support, mental health services, recreation and volunteer activities will be available Thursday,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Sep 14, 2013 at 9:49 am | 18 comments | 5616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Malibu Grand Prix and Castle Closing

I read today in the Mercury News that the Malibu Grand Prix and Castle in Redwood City is closing forever on Sunday. I and...

Original post made by Roger on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 14, 2013 at 8:34 am | 8 comments | 1223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed-rail 'safeguard' bill signed into law

Legislation spearheaded by state Sen. Jerry Hill that makes it next to impossible for the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ruth, on Sep 13, 2013 at 8:13 pm | 38 comments | 18254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto tries to curb public-safety disabilities

Palo Alto usually likes to be a leader, but officials found little to like in a recent finding by the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Meanwhile..., on Sep 13, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 10 comments | 4875 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Final Rinconada Park community meeting tonight

The City of Palo Alto will hold the last community meeting on the Rinconada Park Long Range Plan on Thursday evening, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Unneeded, on Sep 13, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments | 1227 Views
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