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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to revamp sewage-treatment operation

Palo Alto's plan to retire the two sludge-burning incinerators in the Baylands could receive a major boost next week, when...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Apr 13, 2017 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City holds Eichler guidelines workshop April 11

A community workshop to review proposed guidelines for Eichler neighborhoods in Palo Alto will take place Tuesday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 13, 2017 at 11:19 am | 16 comments | 2723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A year later, the question remains: What's happening with Cubberley?

It's been four years since the Cubberley Community Advisory Committee delivered its comprehensive report. But there is no...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Grumpy Old Guy, on Apr 13, 2017 at 9:44 am | 17 comments | 3758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State Senate Bill seeks to curb spikes in winter heating costs

Utility customers may see fewer spikes in winter heating costs if a bill introduced by state Sen. Jerry Hill passes the Legislature,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Green Wa$te, on Apr 12, 2017 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 1054 Views

MOVIES

'Space'd out

Part soul-searching drama, part whimsical road movie, part unlikely romance and part sci-fi comedy, "The Space Between Us"...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study urges paid parking in downtown Palo Alto

Sometime in the not-too-distant future, a visitor to downtown Palo Alto could be asked to pay for a scarce and coveted resource...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Mickie Six, on Apr 12, 2017 at 8:23 am | 64 comments | 4517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Upcoming disaster preparedness events

Numerous educational events are taking place during September and October, including at Palo Alto schools, in order to prepare...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2788 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View and Palo Alto share traffic problems and should share solutions.

Mountain View Voice has an article that should be a joint venture to solve similar traffic problems. https://www.mv-voice.com/square/2017/04/11/the-transit-system-of-tomorrow-for-tr...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Apr 11, 2017 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 141 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Air District issues third straight Spare the Air alert for Tuesday

The Bay Area's intense heat wave prompted regional air quality officials today to issue another Spare the Air smog alert...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Divisive downtown project wins approval

It took three years, 14 public hearings, four different architects and a threatened lawsuit for Elizabeth Wong to win an...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 11, 2017 at 6:42 pm | 72 comments | 8725 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Massage therapist arrested for sexual assault in East Palo Alto

A 55-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting female clients in his home, East Palo Alto police said...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by GRRRR, on Apr 11, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 4 comments | 3660 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge rules against developer in Edgewood case

Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center owner Sand Hill Property Company must pay $248,250 in back penalties for leaving the the shopping...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 11, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 49 comments | 5839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: First of three meetings on high-speed rail project

The California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold three community meetings between April 5 and 13 on the proposed San Francisco-to-San...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 11, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 15 comments | 2205 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New $52.4 billion gas tax plan wins approval from state Legislature

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Apr 10, 2017 at 11:55 pm | 34 comments | 2823 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents mourn loss of community garden

Once there were fresh tomatoes and a thriving gardening community. Now, it's a barren dirt lot behind the Baskin-Robbins...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2017
Last comment by michael, on Apr 10, 2017 at 11:23 pm | 40 comments | 5814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NYT: Tackling Student Stress

There's an interesting article in today's New York Times that calls out how a similar suburb outside of Boston/Harvard is...

Original post made by Member on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Que Pasa?, on Apr 10, 2017 at 5:44 pm | 18 comments | 883 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Campus police investigating two sexual batteries at Stanford University

Two sexual batteries happened less than 30 minutes apart along the same road at Stanford University on Friday night, the...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2017
Last comment by Respectfully Skeptical, on Apr 10, 2017 at 3:43 pm | 8 comments | 4965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Businessman's failure at leaving work behind leads to new mission

A Palo Alto man who found difficulty leaving his decades-long career in business consulting now leads a free five-part course...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2017
Last comment by Mutti, on Apr 10, 2017 at 1:53 pm | 8 comments | 4388 Views

SPORTS

Brennan named tennis associate head coach for Stanford women

Frankie Brennan has been part of the Stanford women's tennis program so long; he has his own legacy with the team dating...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 23676 Views

AROUND TOWN

First rain of the season forecast for Sunday

Roads will be slick on Sunday in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas as the first rain of the rainy season falls that...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by , on Apr 10, 2017 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 3354 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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