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PALO ALTO ISSUES

A modest proposal

When Vice Mayor Liz Kniss was campaigning for re-election last fall, one issue towered above all others among residents with...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Anneke, on May 22, 2017 at 8:40 am | 5 comments | 1393 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Redwood City turns 150

Redwood City is celebrating its 150th birthday this month and the town is marking the historic occasion in a number of ways,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2017
Last comment by Pearl Kruss [Weiner], on May 21, 2017 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 561 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys, Palo Alto girls finish third in state swimming

Palo Alto's Alex Liang put on two tremendous performances at the CIF State Swimming and Diving championships at Clovis West...

Original post made on May. 21, 2017
Last comment by Go Paly!, on May 21, 2017 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 1927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: a home away from home

At a time when critically ill Stanford Hospital patients and their families often face staggering medical and financial burdens,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2016
Last comment by John, on May 21, 2017 at 4:19 pm | 5 comments | 10352 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford eyes undergraduate enrollment increase

Stanford University's new General Use Permit application, submitted to the county on Nov. 21, maps out ambitious expansion...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by LA, on May 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 19 comments | 8117 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for multiple thefts from cars

Palo Alto police said they havehave arrested a 24-year-old San Francisco man for multiple thefts from cars after he allegedly...

Original post made on May. 21, 2017
Last comment by davy, on May 21, 2017 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 3452 Views

AROUND TOWN

NCAA women's golf tournament is cancelled for the day

The second round of the NCAA Women's Golf Championships was cancelled Saturday due to severe weather threats all morning....

Original post made on May. 21, 2017
Last comment by old teacher, on May 21, 2017 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gathering 'round the Maypole

Skipping left and right and dancing in circles, the Barron Park residents take up colorful ribbons each year in May to celebrate...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by John King, on May 20, 2017 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1807 Views

AROUND TOWN

$40.4M deal saves Buena Vista mobile homes

Nearly 4.5 years after announcing plans to close the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto, the Jisser family has agreed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Fan of local students & families, on May 20, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 77 comments | 11840 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain's future: 'Spadework' needed for permanent stability

Caltrain's tortuous path to electrification and modernization has hit another wall with the new president's administration....

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 20, 2017 at 8:42 am | 78 comments | 5807 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Kitchen fire at Google I/O injures six

The second day of Google's I/O conference was brought to a halt just before 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon when a fire broke...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by reader, on May 19, 2017 at 11:08 pm | 4 comments | 2491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Buena Vista residents, joy, relief and a new beginning

Residents of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park gathered in the multipurpose room at Barron Park Elementary School on Thursday...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on May 19, 2017 at 11:07 pm | 3 comments | 2212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Coming into focus

In his "State of the City" speech on Feb. 8 — a talk normally confined to highlighting the City Council's recent accomplishments...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Linda, on May 19, 2017 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 3371 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lifting the lid

Some call it a blunt and unnecessary tool. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/05/19/lifting-the-lid...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by sheri, on May 19, 2017 at 8:16 pm | 1 comment | 1394 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cracks in the ceiling

For 40 years, almost all new buildings in Palo Alto had to be shorter than 50 feet in height. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/05/19/cracks-...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 19, 2017 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative opening second Palo Alto site

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is preparing to set up operations at a second location in downtown Palo Alto, according to...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by No Real Value, on May 19, 2017 at 2:43 pm | 11 comments | 9001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ocean-themed mural restored

Artist Morgan Bricca has been restoring the faded, damaged "Year of the Ocean" mural located on the California Avenue pedestrian...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by biker mom, on May 19, 2017 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any Alternatives to the "New" KGO Talk Radio Format?

I ask this because I think the "new" KGO format without the local personalities is truly horrible. It's like a bland repeating...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 19, 2017 at 1:03 pm | 30 comments | 3658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to meet on Paly sexual assault case as new details emerge

The Palo Alto school board has called a special closed-session meeting to evaluate Superintendent Max McGee and two other...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by Far Far Away, on May 19, 2017 at 12:44 pm | 59 comments | 14285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Do You Handle Neighbors with Barking Dogs?

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Original post made by Member on Aug. 17, 2006
Last comment by Jesse, on May 19, 2017 at 12:19 pm | 49 comments | 24305 Views
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