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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Neighborhood power meets the Comprehensive Plan and 'the Common Good'

Next Tuesday (July 14) a group of 20 Palo Altans will meet for the first time as the new Citizens' Advisory Committee on...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by JoAnn, on Jul 16, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 35 comments | 4246 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Panel selected to help update land-use vision

Housing advocates, land-use watchdogs and two former planning commissioners are among the 20 residents selected last week...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Unbelievable!, on Jul 16, 2015 at 4:24 pm | 58 comments | 5929 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto priest assaulted in church parking lot

A man who allegedly beat an 89-year-old priest with his own cane pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Midtowner, on Jul 16, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 4 comments | 4642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gardeners file claim against city over leaf blowers

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Original post made by Bill D'Agostino on Jun. 9, 2006
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 16, 2015 at 8:29 am | 60 comments | 12382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eastside Prep teacher honored by president

Marianne Chowning-Dray, a math teacher at Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto, was one of 108 teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Liz Gaither, on Jul 16, 2015 at 7:23 am | 12 comments | 5160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police: Teen smashed jar over man's head during dispute over pot

A Palo Alto teenager who allegedly smashed a glass jar over the head of an adult acquaintance during a dispute over marijuana...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by outsider, on Jul 15, 2015 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 4900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Caltrain frees up tracks after train strikes crossing gate

Caltrain freed up both tracks in Menlo Park at 7 p.m. tonight after a disabled train caused significant delays during the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by OldGuy, on Jul 15, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 15 comments | 4206 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Vallejo kidnapping suspected in Palo Alto case

Matthew Daniel Muller, the man who was recently arrested in the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman, is a suspect in a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Math Queen, on Jul 15, 2015 at 1:55 pm | 4 comments | 4861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: SamTrans confirms its bus was involved in train incident at Menlo Park crossing

More than 24 hours after witnesses reported that a SamTrans bus broke through a lowering railroad crossing arm and hurtled...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 15, 2015 at 11:07 am | 9 comments | 3264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Common Ground Garden's Edible Garden Tour expands beyond Palo Alto

Common Ground Garden presents the 2015 Edible Garden Tour on Saturday, July 18. The event showcases 18 local gardens, such...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second prowling incident reported in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who was reportedly lurking outside a private residence early Tuesday morning, the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4718 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

As NASA probe nears Pluto, Ames hosts live screening

The world will get an unprecedented view of Pluto on Tuesday when a NASA spacecraft launched nine years ago nears the icy...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jul 14, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 5 comments | 2770 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Façade changes at Stanford University, Library Department budget

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of July 13. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/07/10/public-agenda-faade-changes-at-stanford-u...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Library user, on Jul 14, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 2443 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why are we letting this toxic spraying happen?????

Late to the game, here, I realize, but I am fuming over the fogging. I will be leaving my house for the next 2 days and...

Original post made by doreeteebee on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by sick, on Jul 14, 2015 at 9:46 am | 19 comments | 1028 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Highway 101 lane closures scheduled for Friday, Saturday nights

To prepare for the replacement of bridges over San Francisquito Creek, lanes along U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto will be...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jul 14, 2015 at 12:58 am | 20 comments | 13093 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Plane crashes into weigh station off Highway 101

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Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Milo McLean, on Jul 13, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 4 comments | 3464 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Pederson named to NL team for MLB All-Star Game

While most of professional baseball will take a break next week for the annual MLB All-Star Game and festivities, set for...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by PowerMax, on Jul 13, 2015 at 7:50 pm | 6 comments | 2879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Motorists ignoring new Middlefield turning restrictions

New signs to prohibit left-hand turns from Everett and Hawthorne avenues onto busy Middlefield Road in Palo Alto's Downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Karen Marincovich, on Jul 13, 2015 at 2:11 pm | 59 comments | 8472 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police use Taser to nab burglary suspect

Palo Alto police chased down, shocked with a Taser and arrested a 27-year-man who they said was attempting to burglarize...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by enough!, on Jul 13, 2015 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 5422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Economics teacher offers real-life lessons

Students hear it on the news. They hear it from politicians. They hear their own family talking about it, but how can they...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by eric, on Jul 12, 2015 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 2059 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.

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