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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Measure D: No on reducing council size

Talk of reducing the size of the Palo Alto City Council from nine to seven has come and gone for decades, but has never generated...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, 3 minutes ago | 9 comments | 2163 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to seek public input on trenching train tracks

Digging a trench for Caltrain would be a colossal undertaking with a price tag that could be higher than $1 billion, but...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by commonsense, 4 minutes ago | 5 comments | 288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City rejects developers' proposals for new garage

New parking garages may be an urgent priority in Palo Alto, but city officials balked Monday at giving private developers...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Carol, 28 minutes ago | 5 comments | 732 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to move forward with new El Camino Park fields

Four years after Palo Alto began to consider replacing the playing fields, upgrading the lights and sprucing up the pathways...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by Brian, 30 minutes ago | 14 comments | 2499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Poll in Palo Alto

I received another telephone "Poll" similar in nature to the fake poll a week ago regarding the Residentialist Slate. This...

Original post made by IGotThatCall on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by annoyed, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates pledge 'positive campaign' in heated race

With election season heading into its final stretch, the four City Council candidates endorsed by the group Palo Altans for...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peggy Duncan, 1 hour ago | 21 comments | 1555 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner releases identity of man killed on train tracks

A man who died on the train tracks in Palo Alto on Oct. 15 has been identified by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 9557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen well-being collaborative seeks new direction, again

Palo Alto's broad-reaching mental health coalition formed five years ago in response to teen suicides, Project Safety Net,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by A parent, 2 hours ago | 23 comments | 3633 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Bloomies goes high-tech, Common Ground closes

A brand new Bloomingdale's opens at the Stanford Shopping Center, Mac's Smoke Shop and Gryphon Stringed Instruments celebrate...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by musical, 3 hours ago | 10 comments | 1759 Views

SPORTS

SHP overcomes a big hurdle in quest for PAL Bay Division title

==BI Friday's prep football== For the past five years, Terra Nova has stood in Sacred Heart Prep's way of a PAL Bay Division...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 78 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another 'Fiber to the Premise' resurrection for Palo Alto?

The long-discussed dream of getting true high-speed fiber-optic service for Palo Alto is looking like a real possibility....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Ann Dunkin, 11 hours ago | 17 comments | 2000 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Grand Cru of wine shops

Mention pinot noir and watch Victor Pugliese's eyes light up. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/10/17/the-grand-cru-of-wine-shops...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by Organiclaws, 13 hours ago | 5 comments | 173 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Menlo boys post impressive efforts in water polo

==BI Weekend prep roundup== There's a very good reason why the Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School boys are a combined 25-2...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by METERS AT MENLO, 14 hours ago | 11 comments | 677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Isn't there something we can do

To the Palo Alto community: I want to start off by saying that this is by no means an attempt to project my frustration...

Original post made by Desperate Plea on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Parent, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace resident jumps into Palo Alto council race

As a retired aerospace engineer and a newcomer to Palo Alto, Seelam P. Reddy is at once a perfect representative of the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 18 hours ago | 87 comments | 5047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another flashing incident reported in Palo Alto

With Palo Alto police on the lookout for a man involved in a string of flashing incidents earlier this month, a parent has...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 20 hours ago | 4 comments | 1484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board candidates meet for last forum

The five candidates for Palo Alto Board of Education gathered Friday afternoon at senior center Avenidas for the last scheduled...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by Happy Terman Parent, 20 hours ago | 9 comments | 2616 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Loma Prieta earthquake: 25 years later

My name is My Nguyen and I am the digital editor for the Palo Alto Weekly. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Loma...

Original post made by My Nguyen on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by John Thomas-Whitcomb McCoy, 20 hours ago | 10 comments | 1734 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stifling public discourse while trying to control the election

This topic was limited from the beginning: http://paloaltoonline.com/square/2014/10/20/candidates-pledge-positive-campaign-in-heated-race And...

Original post made by Concerned voter on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 101 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for slashing roommate with a steak knife

A man who used a steak knife to slash his roommate during a fight in the kitchen of their Downtown North residence was arrested...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by George K., on Oct 20, 2014 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1145 Views
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