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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man charged in tech-theft conspiracy case

Four executives, including one from Palo Alto, have been charged in an alleged conspiracy to steal technology from Applied...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by AP, on Dec 12, 2017 at 9:47 pm | 13 comments | 4690 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Crescent Park, a push to end traffic gridlock

Fed up with the daily traffic gridlock on their neighborhood's streets, Crescent Park residents are banding together to get...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 12, 2017 at 9:15 pm | 124 comments | 6684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The risks of secrecy

A new policy at the Palo Alto school district is a clever attempt to appear to construct safeguards against improper influence...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by That gal, on Dec 12, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 20 comments | 3301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why so little use of dog parks?

I often walk by empty dog parks in Palo Alto, though people will be exercising dogs off-leash close by. Why are folks avoiding...

Original post made by Dog park usage on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by Dogs Trespass, on Dec 12, 2017 at 5:16 pm | 10 comments | 329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council approves pared-down sustainability plan

The City Council approved a four-pronged revision to its 2018-2020 Sustainability Implementation Plan on Monday, which will...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 12, 2017 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 2305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park: Police name a suspect in Nov. 22 shooting in marshland area

Police have named Dagoberto Franco-Penaloza, 24, as the suspect in a Nov. 22 shooting of a Menlo Park man in the marshland...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by PA, on Dec 12, 2017 at 6:47 am | 3 comments | 2574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>PRICEY LANDSCAPING ...</B> In what might be one of the most expensive bills for a grass-trimming job, the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by parent and taxpayer, on Dec 11, 2017 at 1:42 pm | 4 comments | 4777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Edgewood market holds soft opening

The new and long-awaited grocery store at Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center in Palo Alto finally opened on Friday afternoon,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2017
Last comment by Lynne, on Dec 11, 2017 at 12:27 pm | 44 comments | 9269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Selling the nest?

The tight Midpeninsula housing market is having a big impact on empty nesters Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/12/07/selling-the-nest...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Dec 11, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 5 comments | 1567 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ross Road - Hazard

Ross Road is now a major hazard area and for safety's sake I urge anyone using it to consider the following. 1. Would...

Original post made by Ross Road on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by I've slowed down, on Dec 11, 2017 at 9:46 am | 69 comments | 1628 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

City seeks more protection from Stanford expansion

With Stanford looking to build more than 2 million square feet of academic space and 3,150 housing units by 2035, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Ralph Eckland, on Dec 9, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 7 comments | 3798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves new rule for anonymous donations

The Palo Alto school board was divided on a requirement to internally disclose anonymous donors' identities it ultimately...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Hoover parent, on Dec 9, 2017 at 3:00 pm | 19 comments | 3458 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Models at Silicon Valley Holiday Parties

From today's Bloomberg News: Models at Silicon Valley Holiday Parties From the article: "Local modeling agencies, which...

Original post made by unbelievable! on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 9, 2017 at 11:23 am | 15 comments | 512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The gift of knowledge

St. Elizabeth Seton School was able to provide new Glencoe Series science textbooks and additional LearnSmart software for...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 9, 2017 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 2290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

History Museum looks to rev up fundraising effort

A decade after Palo Alto officials set out to transform the historic Roth Building into a history museum, the effort is starting...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Ares, on Dec 9, 2017 at 7:15 am | 21 comments | 4053 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

City braces for impacts of new housing laws

Palo Alto is bracing for a slew of new laws that will take effect in January and that could transform the community conversation...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 8, 2017 at 10:01 pm | 37 comments | 4434 Views

AROUND TOWN

City's new anti-idling law unlikely to be enforced

As Palo Alto prepares to adopt a new law banning idling vehicles, city officials are warning that the new prohibition --...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 8, 2017 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 2913 Views

RESTAURANTS

High hopes

Many of Nobu's signature dishes and cocktails have stood the test of time, but the new Palo Alto location is still uneven...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by JLN, on Dec 7, 2017 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 2158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rising costs strain Palo Alto's infrastructure goals

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to fix up the city's aged infrastructure and build a new bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 is...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Remember the Rainbow Bridge, on Dec 7, 2017 at 10:33 am | 35 comments | 3098 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto explores ways to pay for revamped Caltrain intersections

Despite years of discussions about the need to separate the Caltrain tracks from the local streets that intersect the rail...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Guess What, on Dec 7, 2017 at 12:33 am | 79 comments | 6102 Views
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