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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nonprofit aims to bring laundry, shower services to homeless

People who are homeless in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto could soon have free showers and laundry services through a new initiative...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by John Kitchen, 16 minutes ago | 9 comments | 9661 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck driver convicted in 2011 crash that killed Palo Alto family

A truck driver involved in a fiery 2011 accident in Canada that killed a Palo Alto family of four was convicted Monday on...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by janet, 29 minutes ago | 11 comments | 7404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to hike fees for developers raises concerns

A proposal in Palo Alto to sharply spike the fees that developers would have to pay to support affordable housing faced significant...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Joe, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets today to discuss tax shortfall

The Palo Alto Board of Education will hold a special meeting this afternoon to discuss how to address an unanticipated drop...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, 3 hours ago | 17 comments | 1442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain swaps out old cars for larger ones to avoid overcrowding

Starting today, Caltrain will be replacing some of its trains with larger trains capable of accommodating more passengers,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by resident, 3 hours ago | 8 comments | 2935 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City hopes to preserve Palo Alto Square theater

Two efforts -- one relying on grassroots democracy and the other rooted in the zoning code -- have emerged to try to save...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by chris, 4 hours ago | 16 comments | 2785 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hotel California rooms to be reserved for affordable housing

Hotel California will be converted next month into an apartment complex for low-income residents -- a project that will bring...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by formerteacher, 4 hours ago | 12 comments | 2397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDC releases early findings from youth suicide study

Preliminary findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's epidemiological investigation into youth suicides...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by anne, 4 hours ago | 17 comments | 487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spate of burglaries hits south Palo Alto

The face of a burglar was captured on video after a home surveillance system recorded a brazen theft from a south Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Rudy Wang, 4 hours ago | 11 comments | 8117 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate pool grows in Palo Alto council race

The pool of candidates for Palo Alto's City Council race may soon widen, with seven residents recently pulling candidacy...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 598 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Visa to open new campus in Palo Alto

Credit card company Visa Inc. plans to open a new facility in Palo Alto's California Avenue Business District in November,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Rez E Dent, 8 hours ago | 23 comments | 7952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town

Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 10 hours ago | 40 comments | 7481 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Making 'green waves' with traffic lights

Seeking to create a smoother ride for local drivers and bicyclists, Palo Alto plans to reprogram traffic lights along several...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 12 hours ago | 30 comments | 6979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto parents ask public's help to find missing son

The parents of a Palo Alto man who vanished 11 days ago are seeking the public's help to find their son, 30-year-old Andrew...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by community member, 13 hours ago | 20 comments | 20463 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man reported missing

A 30-year-old Palo Alto man has been missing for almost a week, Palo Alto police said Sunday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Community Member, 13 hours ago | 24 comments | 17417 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing eyed at Page Mill and El Camino

After seeing its initial bid rebuffed by Palo Alto officials, the development team looking to construct a four-story building...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by City That Hates Its Residents, 14 hours ago | 49 comments | 6322 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cinemark to close Palo Alto Square theater

Another cultural treasure in Palo Alto will flicker out of existence in August, when CinéArts at Palo Alto Square shuts...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Catherine Shinners, 16 hours ago | 73 comments | 12033 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Advocates disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Cronyism, 18 hours ago | 236 comments | 9532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services

<B>Auto Care Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/22/services posted Friday, July 22,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by BPK, on Jul 27, 2016 at 1:45 am | 2 comments | 285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police investigate pedestrian fatality

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Saturday morning, July 23, leading to an investigation by Palo Alto police,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Confused, on Jul 26, 2016 at 11:04 pm | 52 comments | 9475 Views
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