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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: The big 'cell'

Cell towers (the installation of small cell equipment on existing utility poles in Palo Alto) have been a hot topic for a...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2019
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AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B> CUBBERLEY DIPLOMACY ...</B> While grand improvements at the aged but treasured <B>Cubberley Community Center</B> are,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2019
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Equity ripples: East Palo Alto continues to struggle amidst neighboring tech boom

Skyrocketing housing prices, a historical lack of economic, educational and health care opportunities have created seemingly...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2019
Last comment by A Moral Compass, on Sep 20, 2019 at 7:30 am | 10 comments | 5105 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shot, killed when 'illegal transaction' evolves into dispute

A man shot when an "illegal transaction" evolved into a dispute in East Palo Alto died two days later, marking the city's...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by RIP VIctor, on Sep 19, 2019 at 6:53 pm | 4 comments | 3132 Views

SPORTS

Gunn, Palo Alto volleyball start at the top of the SCVAL

Gunn girls volleyball coach Baiba McGibben tried tempering her expectations for the Titans this season after they were promoted...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 19, 2019 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 1125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Persky's short-lived job; no end in sight for 'Blue Trees' project

In the latest Around Town column, former Santa Clara County Superior Court judge Aaron Persky finds a new job, only to get...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2019
Last comment by Jimmy, on Sep 19, 2019 at 5:06 pm | 49 comments | 6087 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business tax proposal moves ahead in Palo Alto

Palo Alto forged ahead Monday toward placing a business tax on the 2020 ballot when the City Council majority signaled its...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Beenherea while, on Sep 19, 2019 at 3:26 pm | 20 comments | 3218 Views

AROUND TOWN

'A long time coming': After 10 years in the works, the new Stanford Hospital hosts community open house this weekend

A $2 billion expansion a decade in the making, Stanford Hospital is getting ready to debut its new facility at two community...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 19, 2019 at 10:45 am | 14 comments | 8629 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Palo Alto school employee killed in Mountain View collision

The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office has identified two people who died in a fiery head-on collision...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Ridiculous, on Sep 19, 2019 at 10:20 am | 9 comments | 7402 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does the City think destroying traffic circulation encourages biking?

How codified is the impetus at City Hall to make driving harder, slower, more dangerous and difficult as the perceived route...

Original post made by citizen on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 19, 2019 at 9:35 am | 30 comments | 546 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford football coach John Ralston dies at age 92

John Ralston, the man who led Stanford to back-to-back Rose Bowl victories in 1971-72, died on Saturday in Sunnyvale. He...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by III, on Sep 19, 2019 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 1274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five things to know now about California's new vaccine law

California has a new vaccination law on the books. It cracks down on inappropriate use of medical exemptions that allow kids...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Rev. Beecham, on Sep 18, 2019 at 6:28 pm | 6 comments | 1865 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Admissions' skewers white liberal hypocrisy

Though it's set in New Hampshire, the world of Joshua Harmon's "Admissions," currently presented by Los Altos Stage Company,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by white privilege, on Sep 18, 2019 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 969 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board questions historic analysis of Castilleja expansion

As Castilleja School moves ahead with its divisive expansion plan, project proponents often cite the Palo Alto institution's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Old Palo Alto Neighbor, on Sep 18, 2019 at 10:57 am | 14 comments | 3261 Views

AROUND TOWN

With 'Baby Trump' soaring above, locals protest president's policies in first visit since getting elected

President Trump's fundraising luncheon on Tuesday ended up being in the Palo Alto foothills near Portola Valley, but protesters...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 18, 2019 at 10:02 am | 13 comments | 5090 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New rule on electric equipment sparks neighborhood opposition

Residents who enjoy the benefits of having all electric equipment underground in their neighborhood and who wish to keep...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Just sayin, on Sep 17, 2019 at 5:23 pm | 16 comments | 2484 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trump to lunch in Palo Alto foothills

With many conflicting rumors swirling in the past few days, it's been confirmed that President Donald Trump's Bay Area fundraiser...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 17, 2019 at 4:43 pm | 20 comments | 27158 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Above ground or below? The fight over utility boxes comes to Green Acres

Utility wires may be out of sight in the Green Acres I, where they are tucked away in underground vaults, but they are hardly...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 17, 2019 at 9:42 am | 12 comments | 2674 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women file away first volleyball loss in over a year

Less than 24 hours after grinding out a win over No. 4 Penn State, No. 1 Stanford dropped a 25-27, 25-27, 25-23, 20-25 decision...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Dave Hill, on Sep 17, 2019 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City wants 20% of apartment tenants to drive electric cars

In a city where about 15% of households already own or drive an electric vehicle, Palo Alto leaders are preparing to invest...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 17, 2019 at 8:22 am | 30 comments | 4435 Views
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