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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 | 9677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council rejects appeal of modernist building

The City Council on Monday shot down an appeal of a modernist development at 240 Hamilton Ave. in Palo Alto that appellant...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Dec 12, 2013 at 12:58 am | 58 comments | 9676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer proposes 30 homes for Maybell Avenue

The new owner of the Maybell Avenue site at the heart of last year's citizen referendum in Palo Alto is proposing a housing...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Local, on Sep 28, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 62 comments | 9676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residentialists lose out in commission shuffle

Days after Palo Alto voters elected three slow-growth proponents to the new City Council, the existing council took a step...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Rainer, on Dec 10, 2014 at 12:05 am | 90 comments | 9665 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Blown away

Several days a week, Stan and Kiyomi Hutchings relax on their brick-lined backyard patio in Old Palo Alto. They enjoy reading...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:56 pm | 82 comments | 9664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: The Performist brings cryotherapy to Palo Alto

The Performist brings cryotherapy -- the use of extreme cold to speed the healing process -- to Palo Alto's Town & Country...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by A Noun E Mus, on Dec 8, 2015 at 10:18 am | 21 comments | 9661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Widow maker' tree limb nearly hits resident

A large tree limb from an aged eucalyptus tree nearly struck a Crescent Park resident and has sparked a debate about the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Widow Maker Defined, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 41 comments | 9656 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 Nov 23, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 24 comments | 9653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five candidates prepare to compete for two seats on Palo Alto school board

Gearing up for this fall's campaign for Palo Alto Board of Education, candidates are polishing their websites, securing endorsements...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Aug 8, 2014 at 12:29 am | 55 comments | 9648 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys must forfeit 11 basketball games

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Original post made on Feb. 16, 2008
Last comment by Terry, on Feb 21, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 179 comments | 9641 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown Palo Alto liquor store robbed at gunpoint

Two men armed with handguns robbed a liquor store in Midtown Palo Alto on Saturday night, Dec. 29, and absconded with alcohol...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Local, on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:45 am | 21 comments | 9637 Views

RESTAURANTS

ShopTalk: Pizza Studio, Polo Ralph Lauren close

Farewell to Pizza Studio and Polo Ralph Lauren; hello to more communal dinner options in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Feb 11, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 11 comments | 9633 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves downtown 'Gateway' building

Downtown Palo Alto will soon have a prominent new "gateway" building next to the Caltrain station, though the glassy new...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Watch the City Council, on May 19, 2012 at 11:28 am | 40 comments | 9630 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the foghorns? I feel like I live next to a dock.

Been going on all Sunday morning to Monday morning so far. ...

Original post made by Enjoy Silence on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 49 comments | 9630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saving water and blooming all year round

Water-wise gardens, popular during the drought, do not have to be a colorless compromise, according to Roberta Barnes, who...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 9628 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to weigh appeal of Hamilton Avenue project

Residents concerned about the modernist design and parking impacts of a proposed development on Hamilton Avenue in downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Don't forget Alma, on Sep 11, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 18 comments | 9618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New superintendent shares her history, plans

Although she's the U.S.-born daughter of a U.S.-born Air Force employee, Gloria Hernandez — the new superintendent of...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by been there, on Aug 26, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 8 comments | 9617 Views

SPORTS

Another water polo showdown for Gunn, Paly boys

==B Tuesday's prep roundup== While the SCVAL De Anza Division won't be decided, the outcome of Thursday's showdown between...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 16, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 9 comments | 9612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The online college experience

A Berkeley-bound student who earned his associate's degree entirely online is among nearly 1,000 students who will graduate...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by just depends, on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 23 comments | 9602 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Trees chopped before city's OK was final

Not only did the City of Palo Alto fail to communicate a plan to cut down 63 mature trees on California Avenue last week,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by D, on Nov 2, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 162 comments | 9599 Views
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