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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo to host Saturday meeting on gun control

The topic of gun legislation, and the Senate's failure this week to pass a bill to strengthen the nation's gun laws, will...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Hook, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:02 am | 10 comments | 1096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Earth Day at the UN

There’s been the debate this week at the United Nations on a resolution on Harmony with Nature that was introduced by the...

Original post made by Resident 0.1 on Apr. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters

Most real-estate transactions go off without a hitch. Agents on both sides explain the rights and responsibilities to their...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by horselady, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 8 comments | 1095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: PRO: Retain the 50-foot height limit to protect residents

Palo Alto is a built-out city — it is increasingly difficult and expensive to expand public facilities such as schools...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 23, 2012 at 10:22 pm | 7 comments | 1095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto developers could pay low-income-housing fee

East Palo Alto developers could be required to pay a fee for low-income housing if the City Council approves a staff recommendation...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Archer, on Jul 1, 2014 at 7:10 pm | 3 comments | 1095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Art Center plans an Oct. 6 re-opening day

All the wall calendars owned by all the employees of the Palo Alto Art Center likely have one thing in common: a big circle...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jun 23, 2012 at 10:37 am | 7 comments | 1095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to light up California Avenue

California Avenue merchants and city officials haven't always seen eye to eye when it comes to the proposed revamp of the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 7, 2013 at 12:01 am | 5 comments | 1094 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes 'multi-pronged' approach to fixing downtown's parking problems

Faced with booming downtown development and a severe parking shortage, Palo Alto officials endorsed Monday a wide range of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 20, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 10 comments | 1094 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City in no rush to create Cubberley 'master plan'

As Palo Alto officials plow ahead with negotiations over a new lease for Cubberley Community Center, they are setting aside...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by jh, on Jun 27, 2013 at 10:41 am | 13 comments | 1094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Volunteers to bring holiday bouquets to veterans

Palo Alto volunteers are aiming to make the season brighter for veterans at Palo Alto's Veterans Affairs hospice by bringing...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Jan 7, 2012 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 1094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 23, shot in East Palo Alto

A 23-year-old man was found shot on an East Palo Alto sidewalk Sunday (Oct. 16) and East Palo Alto police are seeking the...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Oct 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 7 comments | 1094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Noise from 7-Eleven at night

I've been living near Waverley and Lytton streets close to the 7-Eleven since August. Since moving in, EVERY SINGLE NIGHT...

Original post made by FrustratedResident on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 15, 2011 at 9:59 pm | 9 comments | 1094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shots fired at dog walker in Menlo Park

An 18-year-old man walking his dog Monday night escaped unscathed after someone shot at him from a car near Newbridge Street...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 2, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters to the editor

<B>Pay the artist already Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18574 posted...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Agree with Cherie, on Mar 13, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 4 comments | 1094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prescribed burn set in Arastradero Preserve

Firefighters set a controlled burn at the Arastradero Preserve May 30 to help eradicate invasive plant species and get rid...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:31 am | 8 comments | 1094 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Conjoined twins to be separated at Lucile Packard

Two-year-old conjoined twins will be separated this week at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in a surgery expected to last...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lander Blanza, on May 2, 2012 at 4:49 am | 3 comments | 1094 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by MIdtown resident, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:25 am | 17 comments | 1094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for reliable Roofing Contractors

Hi all, Happy 2011! I am looking for a reliable and quality-conscious roofing contractor specializing in flat roofs, to...

Original post made by interested on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 16, 2011 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 1094 Views

AROUND TOWN

how far from an intersection can you safely park a car

California state guidelines say cars should not park closer than 10 feet from intersections. That distance makes it easier...

Original post made by pedestrian on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by pedestrian, on May 16, 2011 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 1094 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

King withdraws from county supervisor race

Former Saratoga Mayor Kathleen King has withdrawn from the race for Liz Kniss' seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Feb 3, 2012 at 1:30 am | 7 comments | 1093 Views
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