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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's transportation chief resigns

Jaime Rodriguez, Palo Alto's chief transportation officer and the architect of the city's aggressive plan to build a wide...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 13, 2015 at 9:30 pm | 60 comments | 7818 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes for Charleston-Arastradero approved

No traffic-calming project has caused as much road rage in Palo Alto as the city's decade-long experiment with the Chareston-Arastradero...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jan 12, 2016 at 1:39 pm | 47 comments | 7815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kindergarten: Too much for 4-year-olds?

Palo Alto kindergarten teacher Diana Argenti, along with Palo Verde Elementary School reading specialist Natalie Bivas and...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Nancy M, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:35 am | 80 comments | 7815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council members take aim at solo drivers

Faced with a glut of cars and parking that's spilling into downtown neighborhoods, four Palo Alto City Council members have...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by jb, on Sep 17, 2013 at 8:53 pm | 83 comments | 7812 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Body found in East Palo Alto trailer fire

Menlo Park firefighters fighting a fire at the former and abandoned Romic chemical refinery site found a body in a trailer...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Samantha L, on Apr 25, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 7810 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto tries to make 'hackathons' a family affair

Hackers, designers and Silicon Valley technophiles will flood downtown Palo Alto's most prominent gathering spot with food,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on May 24, 2013 at 8:02 am | 7 comments | 7808 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto admits mistakes in negotiations with developer

Faced with a stinging audit from the Santa Clara County Grand Jury, Palo Alto officials this week acknowledged that they...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Oct 1, 2014 at 10:32 pm | 51 comments | 7804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lowell Avenue redwood trees to come down

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Original post made on Aug. 31, 2007
Last comment by Geri, on Sep 6, 2007 at 12:01 am | 72 comments | 7801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tragic Cutbacks at Hidden Villa

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Original post made by Shana Barchas on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by Polly Clare-Rothe, on Jun 16, 2006 at 2:51 pm | 8 comments | 7801 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The push for 27 University

If you're confused by the process by which the City Council is considering a massive commercial office project put forth...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Dec 3, 2012 at 10:40 pm | 50 comments | 7800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal fire on Embarcadero deemed accidental

The house fire on Embarcadero Road that claimed the lives of two people Friday night was accidental and started in the kitchen,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by certainly sad, on Jan 20, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 9 comments | 7800 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South Palo Alto housing proposal shot down

After seeing hundreds of housing units pop up in their part of the city over the past decade, dozens of south Palo Alto residents...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Pecuniac, on May 4, 2011 at 11:44 am | 30 comments | 7798 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Four office buildings, theater planned for downtown Palo Alto

The City of Palo Alto and billionaire philanthropist John Arrillaga are pushing forward a sweeping development plan that...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Constraints are a good thing, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:06 pm | 85 comments | 7798 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student pleads not guilty after fatal crash

A Stanford Graduate School of Business student today pleaded not guilty to multiple felony charges related to a fatal wrong-way...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mikey Palo Alto, on Nov 15, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 13 comments | 7790 Views

AROUND TOWN

When is a comp not really a comp?

We've all heard a version of the same story at a dinner party or on the sidelines of our child's soccer game. It goes something...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 7 comments | 7790 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With El Nino looming, residents question timing of bridge replacement

With a whopper of an El Nino predicted for this winter, residents at a meeting on Thursday night told officials they want...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 4, 2015 at 5:42 am | 116 comments | 7789 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New golf course to uproot 500 trees in the Baylands

An ambitious overhaul of Palo Alto's golf course in the Baylands scored another victory Wednesday night when the city's planning...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 50 comments | 7786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police Chief Dennis Burns to retire

Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns, a City Hall veteran who rose through the ranks before assuming the department's top...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Jeffery P, on Dec 23, 2016 at 4:13 pm | 14 comments | 7786 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The way of Tao

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Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Taijiquan, on Sep 16, 2007 at 1:05 am | 9 comments | 7784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposal to ban two-story houses splits neighbors

What began as an effort to promote harmony and protect the privacy of Royal Manor residents has devolved into a full-fledged...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by MD, on May 9, 2016 at 11:41 am | 72 comments | 7783 Views
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