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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Rising hopes for Buena Vista

With the Palo Alto City Council's final vote a month ago confirming that the Jisser family had met all the legal prerequisites...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by John Galt, 1 minute ago | 67 comments | 4319 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City pledges funds to save Buena Vista

They haven't had much to cheer about over the past two years, but on Monday night about 300 residents of the Buena Vista...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Greenacres, 2 minutes ago | 16 comments | 3078 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Emergency roadwork causes heavy traffic on Hwy. 101

Commuters have been facing headaches and delays today, June 30, on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto due to emergency...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jc, 5 minutes ago | 2 comments | 360 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford: Expanded crime reporting requirements go into effect

Under a new state law amendment that goes into effect July 1, Stanford University police officers, security personnel and...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Midtown Resident, 11 minutes ago | 4 comments | 791 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why is Ground Water Pumping Still Allowed in Palo Alto?

Last night I was walking my dog and saw a new house being built in the 2100 block of Cowper in OId Palo Alto. The site was...

Original post made by Bill Glazier on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by SB, 23 minutes ago | 131 comments | 4476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here is what happens when you actually measure airplane noise

From Atherton Town Manager's Report "Beginning at 2 pm on May 13 through 11 am on May 14, Coffman Associates (Airport...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jetman, 26 minutes ago | 90 comments | 1072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can social media play a role in youth suicide prevention?

An internationally known suicide prevention researcher visited the Stanford University School of Medicine on Monday to share...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Community, 41 minutes ago | 6 comments | 4632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Impending sea-level rise will affect us all

Next month federal officials will release new rates for flood insurance in areas at risk for future flooding, and they will...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by musical, 51 minutes ago | 65 comments | 3741 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed Drought Surcharges

We got a Notice of Proposed Water Rate Changes in the mail. It appears that the city is proposing a 'drought surcharge'...

Original post made by joe giraffe on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by St. Francis, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 42 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: 520 Chef's Table now more affordable

Chef Clive Berkman of Garden Court Hotel has decided to offer his monthly, gourmet, multi-course meal for half the previous...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2015
Last comment by the Dining Dime, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 2712 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Eichler uprising

The dust had barely settled from Frank Ingle's first architectural battle when the next one came knocking on his door. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by useless guidelines, 3 hours ago | 50 comments | 7934 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City contracts out parking enforcement for new downtown program

If there's one thing that's more frustrating for downtown residents than finding parking on their congested streets, it's...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Member, 4 hours ago | 6 comments | 1461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cementing protections for retail

After passing an urgency law earlier this year to preserve ground-floor retail from converting to offices, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Downtown Worker, 5 hours ago | 14 comments | 946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to fix Page Mill Road takes another twist

A proposal by Santa Clara County to add two driving lanes on a congested segment of Page Mill Road hit a speedbump in Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, 17 hours ago | 72 comments | 5493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto murderer dies after 'compassionate' parole

Kenneth C. Fitzhugh Jr. had always claimed innocence after being convicted in one of Palo Alto's most brutal murders. After...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jane Dough, 19 hours ago | 12 comments | 14872 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Analysis: Supreme Court ruling likely to affect equal-rights laws

The U.S. Supreme Court's sweeping decision that same-sex marriage is protected by the Fourteenth Amendment will have widespread...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2015
Last comment by Anna Longwell, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 2180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to bring back traffic-enforcement team

After years of budget cuts and staff freezes, the Palo Alto Police Department is now experiencing an "early thaw" and looking...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 29, 2015 at 1:54 pm | 43 comments | 4950 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brentwood has Gigabit Internet before Palo Alto

http://www.contracostatimes.com/endorsements/ci_26125188/guest-commentary-ultra-high-speed-gigabit-service-comes I know...

Original post made by PAmoderate on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 29, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 11 comments | 744 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man arrested in Palo Alto package-theft case

Mountain View police arrested a man early Wednesday morning who was found to have a package allegedly stolen from a Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Jun 29, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 3867 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Here comes a massive stock market correction

GREXIT plus Shanghai composite collapsing under its own weight and lack of true market information, Wall street puffed up...

Original post made by Taffy on Jun. 28, 2015
Last comment by Hahahaha, on Jun 29, 2015 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 196 Views
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