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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dealership brings its fleet to animal shelter lot

In May of last year, Palo Alto's utility workers arrived at the Animal Services Center site on East Bayshore Road to move...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Dee, on Apr 21, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 40 comments | 8401 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With little fanfare, Palo Alto adopts housing vision

For Palo Alto, the new Housing Element is at once an expansive vision document, a catalog of future housing sites and a homework...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by They have blinders on, on Jun 23, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 19 comments | 8398 Views

AROUND TOWN

President arriving in Bay Area for Los Altos Hills event

President Barack Obama is scheduled to fly into San Francisco International Airport tonight for a short fundraising visit...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 23, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 18 comments | 8397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto speeds ahead with traffic-calming projects

The ongoing debate about traffic-calming projects in Palo Alto is almost certain to become more common and more vehement...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 7, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 66 comments | 8391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plastic bags to float out of Palo Alto?

It began at local supermarkets. Now, Palo Alto's war against the plastic bag is set to spread to every other food and retail...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by Mtn View resident, on Apr 30, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 56 comments | 8390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former student, now pop star in Japan, recounts story

A school-sponsored trip to Japan sparked a love for all things Japanese in Chris Hart, a 13-year-old African-American teenager...

Original post made on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by rob, on May 23, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 6 comments | 8390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark Hurd "resigns" as CEO of HP after sexual harassment investigation

Official press release from HP: http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/permalink/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20100806005894&newsLang=en...

Original post made by sexual harassment on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 12, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 83 comments | 8389 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Los Angeles ruling could jeopardize Palo Alto vehicle-dwelling law

The U.S. District Court of Appeals has ruled against a Los Angeles vehicle-habitation law similar to Palo Alto's, saying...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 17, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 87 comments | 8387 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State of emergency declared for East Palo Alto levees

California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in San Mateo County due to damage caused by heavy rains and flooding...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Overdue, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:05 am | 10 comments | 8381 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beasley sculpture approved for Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center will feature at its entrance a blockish, arch-shaped sculpture...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Rethink the 1%, on Nov 25, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 81 comments | 8372 Views

AROUND TOWN

New bike boulevards planned throughout Palo Alto

More than three decades after Palo Alto turned Bryant Street into the nation's first "bicycle boulevard," the city is preparing...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Donald, on Mar 17, 2014 at 10:33 am | 26 comments | 8366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open address to Ken Dauber - please form Shadow PAUSD Board

I have posted the following under the thread dealing with Strategic plan - http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=20367 The...

Original post made by village fool on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jul 17, 2013 at 6:10 am | 42 comments | 8363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday night 'Promenade'-- Was it a success?

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Original post made on Jul. 20, 2007
Last comment by Ben Reaves, on Aug 12, 2007 at 3:43 pm | 114 comments | 8363 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Dept. burns through half its overtime budget

The Palo Alto Fire Department has burned through half of its annual overtime budget -- $718,000 -- during this fiscal year...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Walter White, on Dec 14, 2013 at 10:30 am | 24 comments | 8362 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters knock down Ventura neighborhood house fire

Firefighters quickly controlled a house fire on the 400 block of Fernando Avenue on Wednesday evening. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by watts, on Jan 18, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 13 comments | 8359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain new parking system out of control

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Original post made by Philippe Bossut on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:09 am | 11 comments | 8350 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Driving School closes; students stranded

One of the Bay Area's oldest driving schools suddenly closed its doors last month, and hundreds of parents and student drivers...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jun 23, 2015 at 10:54 am | 14 comments | 8334 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans large expansion for small shuttle program

Taking a cue from Stanford University and Silicon Valley's high-tech giants, Palo Alto officials are considering a massive...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 21, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 26 comments | 8325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The kids aren't all right, but they'll be OK

The two minutes leading into the opening credits of Gia Coppola's atmospheric film adaptation of James Franco's short-story...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Other side of the tracks, on May 17, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 22 comments | 8316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shoreline Noise - does anyone care any more?

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Original post made by Deborah on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 31, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 38 comments | 8314 Views
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