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AROUND TOWN

City looks to bring public onboard for 'grade separation' debate

Faced with a new set of challenges and opportunities, as well as a transformed political landscape, the Palo Alto City Council's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Leslie, on Apr 14, 2017 at 11:03 pm | 109 comments | 6706 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters approve stormwater fee increase

Palo Alto's bid to raise stormwater fees to fund 13 projects cruised to victory Wednesday, with nearly two-thirds of the...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Apr 14, 2017 at 8:28 pm | 37 comments | 2974 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Adobe Creek under-crossing reopens

The City of Palo Alto has reopened the Adobe Creek under-crossing, according to the Palo Alto Public Works Department. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by parent, on Apr 14, 2017 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 1082 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Rags' is rich with history, music

"Rags" is a good old-fashioned musical with plenty to offer modern audiences. Judging by the standing ovation on opening...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Apr 14, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1313 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect charged in Palo Alto Online hacking case

A 34-year-old San Francisco man was arraigned on April 11 in federal District Court for the Sept. 17, 2015, hacking of Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Apr 14, 2017 at 12:28 pm | 12 comments | 4151 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Cool philosophy

Since Jesse Ziff Cool first opened Flea St. Cafe in Menlo Park more than 30 years ago, her first allegiance has been to the...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by The Train, on Apr 14, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 5 comments | 2106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Vigil in East Palo Alto protests Amazon, Facebook policies

Chants of "Jobs for EPA!" and "Hey hey, ho ho, racial profiling has got to go!" rang out Thursday night in front of 2100...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Me 2, on Apr 14, 2017 at 10:49 am | 34 comments | 1947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>CASUAL FRIDAY ... </B>The Palo Alto City Council didn't pass any laws, approve any new developments or launch any new...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eichler dilemma: 'How do we treat people fairly?'

An overflowing crowd of Eichler-loving residents filled the Mitchell Park Library conference room to capacity on Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 13, 2017 at 3:52 pm | 19 comments | 3336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto payroll on the rise

Despite a small dip in employee headcount, the City of Palo Alto's payroll went up by 3 percent in 2016, an increase that...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Mayfield, on Apr 13, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 34 comments | 4151 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council backs shift to downtown parking meters

Seeking to bring some order to downtown's chaotic parking scene, Palo Alto officials signaled on Tuesday night their intent...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Send in the Drones, on Apr 13, 2017 at 1:44 pm | 38 comments | 3242 Views

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 | 1292 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 | 2756 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 | 3817 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 | 1101 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. 1086 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 | 4572 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. 2798 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 | 151 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. 1276 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