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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Eshoo's big challenge

It is rare for a member of Congress to become a lightning rod for complaints about the local impacts of a federal agency's...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Tom Rindfleisch, 7 minutes ago | 12 comments | 446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New proposal for Maybell affordable housing site

Residents near the Maybell/Clemo property which was at the heart of the Measure D ballot measure two years ago have received...

Original post made by Jerry Underdal on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by Billi, 10 minutes ago | 11 comments | 446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Q&A with Julie Lythcott-Haims

Julie Lythcott-Haims, former Stanford University dean of freshmen, Palo Alto parent of two and author of new book, "How to...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by my thoughts, 34 minutes ago | 10 comments | 2267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission approves chain store limit on California Avenue

Palo Alto's effort to promote an eclectic and independent retail mix on California Avenue by limiting chain stores in the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Todd, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 2111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buckets of changes

Kitchen pails for food scraps made their way to Palo Alto residents in June, and the service collection began July 1. As...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes greater consistency at Palo Alto's high schools

Armed with a wealth of data on consistency – or lack thereof – across courses, subjects and teachers at Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by First World Problems, 1 hour ago | 37 comments | 3202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study aims to bring data to Palo Alto's loud debate over airplane noise

With citizen complaints about airplane noise on the rise, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission a study focused...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 80 comments | 2286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits in Palo Alto

The software development firm Barefoot Networks gets ready to occupy the second floor of 2151 Park Blvd. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 90 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recent home sales

The top sale this edition happened in Atherton on Park Lane. The property was last sold in 1979 for $555,000. The most recent...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 98 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

Palo Alto saw eight home sales in this week's edition, with the top price coming in at $3,775,000. Read the rest of the real...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 94 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Fresh Look

Is your house full of things you love that don't seem to go together? Does your home lack a pulled-together, cohesive look?...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 95 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

This week includes East Palo Alto Children's Day in the Park on Saturday, Green Fest on Sunday and moth observations on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Training 'compassionate responders' for tense situations

Jacob Savage, a lifelong Palo Altan who signed up as a high school sophomore for the city's first police academy in 2006,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 27 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In city's new wage law, a modest proposal

The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 382 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts to retain, fix contentious zoning tool

Palo Alto's controversial "planned-community" process, which allows developers to barter with the city over zoning exceptions,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by resident, 10 hours ago | 19 comments | 2076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man allegedly exposes himself to woman at Palo Alto park

Palo Alto police are seeking the public's assistance to identify a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman who was walking...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2375 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto tech worker arrested on suspicion of stealing trade secrets

A tech worker suspected of stealing trade secrets was arrested Thursday at San Francisco International Airport as he prepared...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Midtowner, 11 hours ago | 10 comments | 3536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe construction halts, Urban Style barbershop thrives

Construction on midtown Palo Alto's new Bill's Cafe suffers a setback, while Urban Style barbershop offers clients an old-school...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 590 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A groundling's lament; and call to action

This summer I became a reluctant advocate for quiet skies. I say reluctant because I am a teacher-librarian, not a rabble-rouser....

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 14 hours ago | 165 comments | 5537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents sue Palo Alto over closure approval

Residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park have filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto, challenging the city's decision in...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, 15 hours ago | 67 comments | 4432 Views
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La Boulange Palo Alto set to close Sept. 3
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 1,888 views

Jobs Update
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 1,663 views

Transitions
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,093 views

Recreating the Planning and Transportation Commission: Part 2: Credibility and Confidence
By Douglas Moran | 7 comments | 699 views

Come hear the music!
By Sally Torbey | 3 comments | 529 views