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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public comment sought on flood-control projects

The public can learn more about proposed flood-control, restoration and recreation projects along San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Jerry Feingold, on Nov 20, 2017 at 4:32 pm | 11 comments | 2186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja Expansion

For several months, I've seen yard signs advocating against the expansion plans of Castilleja School. Based upon what I've...

Original post made by Albert on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by No upside for Palo Alto, on Nov 20, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 10 comments | 642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto adopts new Comprehensive Plan

Palo Alto concluded one of the most complex and contentious planning efforts in its history late Monday night, when the City...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 18, 2017 at 3:43 pm | 96 comments | 5562 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Four firms to present for superintendent search

The school board is aiming to select a firm to lead its search for a new superintendent on Nov. 28, when four companies will...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Parent of 2, on Nov 18, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 2036 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Protesters stage walkout on controversial lecturer

More than 140 protesters who attended a lecture by anti-Muslim and "anti-jihadist" author and blogger Robert Spencer staged...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on Nov 17, 2017 at 7:09 pm | 27 comments | 4967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Junior Museum and Zoo brings hands-on science to the classroom

A Palo Alto institution best known for its popular museum at Rinconada Park and its famous cast of characters, its instructors...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Nov 17, 2017 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 2787 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Love rushes into Big Game as national leader

Love has rushed for 1,622 yards in nine games, on 181 carries. San Diego State's Rashaad Penny is second with 1,602 in 10...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 959 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Thousands without power in south Palo Alto

About 4,500 electricity customers are without power due to an outage concentrated in south Palo Alto that started late this...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Visitor, on Nov 17, 2017 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 3904 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Give for the kids

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund, now in its 25th year, provides a grassroots opportunity for a community member to make...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1470 Views

AROUND TOWN

County receives sanctuary letter warning from DOJ

Santa Clara County is among 29 jurisdictions nationwide to receive sanctuary warning letters from the U.S. Department of...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 17, 2017 at 12:12 am | 3 comments | 3107 Views

AROUND TOWN

End of Life for the Egg on Lytton Plaza - Digital DNA

The iconic work is to have a final vote for removal by the Palo Alto City Art Commission on Thursday night at City Hall. What...

Original post made by Public Artist on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 16, 2017 at 4:55 pm | 2 comments | 260 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Digital DNA faces possible demise

Digital DNA, the egg-shaped sculpture made partly of computer circuit boards currently installed in Lytton Plaza, has been...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sandy, on Nov 16, 2017 at 4:52 pm | 37 comments | 3139 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wrong-way drivers creating hazards, neighbors say

Drivers on Park Boulevard in Palo Alto are using an oncoming traffic lane to cut around a road barrier, endangering other...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 16, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 39 comments | 4947 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senator Hill Will Not Respect Your Privacy in Feedback

I just called Senatir Jerry Hill's office to leave feedback about an issue relevant to protecting North Bay fire victims...

Original post made by Citizen on Nov. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 134 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pooling due to poor leaf removal and ADA compliant bumpy, yellow ramps at intersections.

I have been walking this lunch time around the Palo Verde area and there is a great deal of water pooling and very slippy...

Original post made by Walker on Nov. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board: Stanford growth could require new school

Stanford University's proposal to build hundreds of new housing units for graduate students, faculty and staff over the next...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Nov 16, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 13 comments | 4964 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three council members urge relaxed parking rules to spur housing

Three Palo Alto council members are proposing significant revisions to the city's parking regulations, including eliminating...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2017
Last comment by question, on Nov 16, 2017 at 10:54 am | 132 comments | 6835 Views

AROUND TOWN

County touts open enrollment for Covered California

Santa Clara County has announced that the 2018 open enrollment period for residents to register for Covered California health...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Be informed., on Nov 16, 2017 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 2688 Views

RESTAURANTS

Health inspectors shut down popular restaurant

Santa Clara County health officials temporarily shut down Calafia Café & Market A Go-Go on Thursday after inspectors discovered...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 16, 2017 at 7:53 am | 46 comments | 22017 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enforcement to remove RVs largely ineffective

The scores of RVs and other vehicles in which people are living along El Camino Real haven't dwindled much since late June,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 16, 2017 at 2:15 am | 104 comments | 9357 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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Eat, Surf, Love
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The Cost of Service
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