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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County mulls hiring 'water conservation enforcers'

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is set to vote tonight on a staff recommendation to hire up to 10 temporary "water...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 1 minutes ago | 33 comments | 1234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two familiar faces enter Palo Alto council race

The crowded race for the Palo Alto City Council further expanded Wednesday, when two familiar candidates -- Mark Weiss and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 39 minutes ago | 8 comments | 706 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

It seems that we are the snobbiest small city in Palo Alto.

We have been saying it ourselves, but now it seems there are others who think we are snobby too! http://997now.cbslocal.com/2014/07/23/palo-alto-tops-snobbiest-small-cities-in-ameri...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 40 minutes ago | 1 comment | 35 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County embarks on long road to fix congested expressways

Faced with thickening traffic jams throughout its expressway network, Santa Clara County officials are considering a range...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 46 minutes ago | 43 comments | 3195 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mark Weiss

Mark Weiss is not a politician, and he is proud of it. He is a business owner who thinks the interests of business owners...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 2515 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou joins Palo Alto's council race

The race for the Palo Alto City Council heated up Tuesday as two more residents declared their intentions to run for a seat...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Lydia Kou, 1 hour ago | 33 comments | 2847 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, 2 hours ago | 26 comments | 1856 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Current council members pull papers for East Palo Alto council race

The East Palo Alto City Council race has stayed relatively quiet so far, with only current council members Ruben Abrica and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Sam R,, 3 hours ago | 11 comments | 592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wilbur Junior High

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 7 hours ago | 32 comments | 85069 Views

AROUND TOWN

President arriving in Bay Area for Los Altos Hills event

President Barack Obama is scheduled to fly into San Francisco International Airport tonight for a short fundraising visit...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, 8 hours ago | 18 comments | 5928 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Style wars: Is Palo Alto's architecture-review process broken?

Birge Clark wasn't just the most prolific and beloved architect in Palo Alto's history, he may have also been its most content. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by One hand clap, 8 hours ago | 74 comments | 6423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police searching for missing man with dementia

Palo Alto police are searching for a man in his 70s who was last seen on foot walking away from the Stanford Hospital at...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 338 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City cracks down on businesses infringing on sidewalks

In response to complaints in recent months about downtown sidewalks becoming more and more crowded with outdoor seating and...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by a, 9 hours ago | 55 comments | 6790 Views

AROUND TOWN

ShopTalk: CPK, Palo Alto Grill close; longtime florist loses lease

In this week's ShopTalk column, closures dominate. More downtown Palo Alto restaurants bite the dust, as well as 25-year-old...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Sunshine, 11 hours ago | 22 comments | 7013 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens panel appointed for Comprehensive Plan update

Palo Alto has selected a new citizens panel that is charged with helping the city update its land-use bible, the Comprehensive...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, 11 hours ago | 32 comments | 2272 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford law professor nominated for state Supreme Court

Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, a Mexican-born Stanford Law School professor and former White House official, has been nominated...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by But, but..., 13 hours ago | 3 comments | 1472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to bolster emergency medical services

With demand for emergency medical services on the rise, the Palo Alto Fire Department is preparing to add a fourth ambulance...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Wayne, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 567 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charges dropped in East Palo Alto drive-by shooting

Charges against a 24-year-old East Palo Alto resident accused of participating in a drive-by shooting have been dropped after...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, 14 hours ago | 7 comments | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local road closures, why can't we be told here?

Just got back from driving around town to a couple of different appointments and discovered that Meadow is closed to traffic...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 15 hours ago | 6 comments | 286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge sides with family in Palo Alto special education case

A federal judge has sided with a Palo Alto family in an interim ruling that orders the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, 15 hours ago | 105 comments | 6579 Views
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