Palo Alto Weekly

News - June 22, 2012

Around the block

ONE BARK ... A community dog walk will take place on Sunday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mitchell Park at 600 East Meadow Drive in Palo Alto. The event is a fundraiser for the volunteer group One Brick Silicon Valley and will feature dogs in fancy dress, a pet-photo booth, food trucks, rescue groups, local pet companies, games and dogs, of course.

CAR TALK ... The City of Palo Alto will hold its second Living in Vehicles Community Forum to gather the concerns of residents and people who live in their cars as well as potential solutions related to car camping. The meeting will take place Tuesday, June 26, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Palo Alto City Council Chambers, 250 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto. Options for regulating people who live in their vehicles will be presented to the City Council Policy and Services Committee in July. The meeting is open to the public.

NEW LOOK AT GREER PARK ... If it's a little cooler to picnic this summer at Greer Park, residents can thank the men and women of the Palo Alto Rotary. The Rotarians were out in June, decked in yellow shirts and hardhats, diligently building five shade structures over the picnic tables at the south Palo Alto park.

LIQUOR-LICENSE HEARING ... A public hearing on granting a liquor license to E Liquors at 3870 El Camino Real in Palo Alto will be held on July 25 and 26 starting at 9:30 a.m. The hearing will take place at the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) San Jose District Office, State Building Auditorium, at 100 Paseo de San Antonio, in San Jose. The license application is for an off-sale general license.

FOR ONCE, NO INFLATION ... College Terrace residents will not face increases to their parking-permit fees this year. The neighborhood's Residential Parking Permit Program, which has calmed parking woes, is in its fourth year. The City of Palo Alto will keep the fee at $40 per permit for the year starting in September, according to neighborhood leaders.

Send announcements of neighborhood events, meetings and news to Sue Dremann, Neighborhoods editor, at sdremann@paweekly.com. Or talk about your neighborhood news on Town Square at www.PaloAltoOnline.com.

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