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PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue construction hits merchants hard

Merchants who are struggling through the dust and noise of the California Avenue Streetscape Project have lost as much as...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, 13 minutes ago | 15 comments | 1732 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unfriendly skies: Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise

At a gathering in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion in Atherton last month, as a resident began to speak about the incessant...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 23 minutes ago | 163 comments | 7733 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is wrong with the USPS in Palo Alto?

Today, I was waiting for a package from Amazon that would be delivered through the USPS. I was given a tracking number and...

Original post made by Nayeli on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by Annonymous, 25 minutes ago | 84 comments | 2684 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residential Permit Parking Enforcement

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a consultant to provide Residential Preferential Parking...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Herb Borock, 35 minutes ago | 4 comments | 201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents voice visions for city's parks and recreation

Residents at a community workshop on Wednesday night said the things they want most for parks and open space include keeping...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by parent, 36 minutes ago | 4 comments | 63 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Grocer Miki Werness may make a comeback

Four new hotels scheduled to open, grocer Miki Werness is part of College Terrace Centre deal and the Nike store reopens. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mike, 44 minutes ago | 11 comments | 1234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fighting climate change: If not Palo Alto, then who?

You may not realize it, but as a Palo Alto resident you're living in a city that's leading the fight against climate change. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, 57 minutes ago | 4 comments | 71 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto settles suit over affordable housing

After five years of litigation, Palo Alto officials on Monday reached an agreement with a developer who challenged a city...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, 1 hour ago | 13 comments | 3183 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to shield retailers from office boom

Seeking to protect neighborhood-serving retailers from the recent boom in office development, Palo Alto is considering a...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Joe, 2 hours ago | 17 comments | 1141 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks plan a baseball boycott of the World Series

The Palo Alto Oaks have been playing semipro baseball on the Peninsula for 65 years. It's very doubtful, however, that the...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mark Petersen, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 1733 Views

MOVIES

A&E Digest: this week's arts news

In this week's arts news: Artists wanted for public art project, Peninsula Symphony names a new director and more. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Richie, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 33 Views

MOVIES

Citizen four at the Guild.

The Palo Alto Online review of "Citizenfour" http://www.paloaltoonline.com/movies/reviews/Citizenfour?review_id=2958 Director...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 62 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VA tree-clearing taking place near Bol Park in Palo Alto

Joggers, cyclists and residents in the Barron Park neighborhood are concerned about a tree-clearing project that has removed...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Douglas Moran, 4 hours ago | 13 comments | 1603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto puts finishing touches on new flagship library

When the Mitchell Park Library opens its glassy doors to the public in a "soft" opening next month and the first stream of...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 65 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Businesses to drive city's new traffic-fighting nonprofit

As Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles, impose downtown parking restrictions and offer other incentives for commuters...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, 4 hours ago | 20 comments | 2225 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's Daylight Saving Time

Twice a year I go crazy listening to people say Daylight Savings Time. There's no s at the end of saving. Will the writer...

Original post made by Curious Observer on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's Bowman International School purchases nearby property

Palo Alto's independent Bowman International School has purchased a 0.6-acre property just up the road, with plans to expand...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Question, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 486 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford doctor in voluntary quarantine

A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by pares, 5 hours ago | 7 comments | 2122 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation — A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 5 hours ago | 26 comments | 3359 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Traffic from Googleween was a horror show

What possessed Google to host a gigantic party without warning the neighbors? The traffic was truly horrifying. Non-Google...

Original post made by worker on Oct. 31, 2014
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