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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Two options to separate Caltrain tracks from roads move forward

The Menlo Park City Council is pursuing two options to separate Menlo Park roads from the Caltrain tracks. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 7, 2017 at 8:13 am | 2 comments | 1397 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fox researcher beseeches city to renew permit

City officials have delivered bad news to Palo Alto's "Fox Guy," Bill Leikam: they are not renewing his permit to study the...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by The Fox Guy , on Apr 6, 2017 at 4:42 pm | 18 comments | 3210 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police look into prowling incidents near California Avenue

Palo Alto police are investigating two prowling incidents that they say occurred on Sunday night in residential neighborhoods...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 6, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 4 comments | 4561 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Refuse rates set to rise this summer

Garbage disposal is about to get a little pricier for Palo Alto residents. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/04/04/refuse-rates-set-to-rise-this-summer...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by Cube Farm Haven, on Apr 6, 2017 at 3:21 pm | 12 comments | 2256 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dogged persistence

Dog parks have emerged as a key policy of the city's new Parks, Trails, Natural Space and Recreation Facilities Master Plan....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by New Resident, on Apr 6, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 30 comments | 2334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: hair salon opens; Starbucks closes; toy shop's final days

In this week's retail news in Palo Alto, columnist Daryl Savage reports on a new 'educational' hair salon and the closure...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by 20 Something Techy, on Apr 6, 2017 at 9:00 am | 9 comments | 9488 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police searching for missing baby taken by father in Mountain View

An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing baby who was taken by her father Tuesday in Mountain View. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Sylvia, on Apr 5, 2017 at 1:44 pm | 2 comments | 3239 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Ledecky helps women earn swimming title at Ohio State

Freshman Katie Ledecky set three NCAA records and a pair of American records in the Fall finale for the Stanford women's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1184 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Where is 'propaganda analysis' ed when we need it?

Propaganda techniques include often-subliminal marketing/advertising messages aimed at all ages - adults and children - that...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2017
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on Apr 5, 2017 at 8:02 am | 28 comments | 4858 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High demands for new California Avenue garage

The Palo Alto City Council will tackle one of California Avenue's most frustrating problems on Monday night, when it considers...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Eric, on Apr 4, 2017 at 10:00 pm | 33 comments | 5177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recreating Palo Alto's parks

Palo Alto's population is once again growing at higher-than-expected rates, prompting competing demands for recreation space....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Apr 4, 2017 at 7:01 pm | 10 comments | 6372 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shocking Avenidas plans

I just received a letter from Avenidas asking for support for their expansion plans. A picture of the new building is shown....

Original post made by Neighbor on Apr. 1, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 4, 2017 at 4:04 pm | 12 comments | 531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog Leash ordinance not enforced

Lots of free dogs running free outside the dog park at Mitchell park. If You mention to the owners about the Palo alto Leash...

Original post made by green meadow ace on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Apr 4, 2017 at 2:36 pm | 79 comments | 6483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It takes two -- million dollars, that is

A year ago, the already robust Midpeninsula residential real estate market soared beyond the stratosphere. This fall, expectations...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire battalion chiefs get raises in Palo Alto

After more than a year of negotiations, Palo Alto has approved a new contract with with four battalion chiefs in the Fire...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Cube Farm Haven, on Apr 4, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 22 comments | 3633 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month

This month is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a reminder that reckless and distracted driving is the number one killer...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 4, 2017 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 1071 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

By the people, for the people

Palo Alto has nowhere near the money it needs to pay for all the new dog runs, bathrooms and neighborhood parks that its...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 4, 2017 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill College names new president

Foothill College's new president, Thuy Thi Nguyen, is a practicing lawyer, general counsel for the California Community Colleges...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Keisha Warren, on Apr 4, 2017 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 7369 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brainstorm for downtown residential spillover parking

I wonder if there may be a politically viable way to bring Parking Panda ("rent your San Francisco driveway parking space...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 4, 2017 at 8:00 am | 6 comments | 3698 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto man sentenced for elder abuse

A 24-year-old East Palo Alto man was sentenced to a year in jail and three years probation for attacking his grandfather...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by EPAMom, on Apr 3, 2017 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 3364 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE