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Residents call for more housing in Palo Alto

With home values soaring and affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto residents appealed to the City Council on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 16 minutes ago | 5 comments | 405 Views


Four-story hotel proposed for El Camino Real

A proposal to demolish a two-story motel on El Camino Real and replace it with a 50-foot-tall hotel elicited early skepticism...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 1 hour ago | 15 comments | 5139 Views


PAUSD committee recommends more traffic in Barron Park

I just heard about a special school board meeting tonight where a committee is apparently recommending moving all Los Altos...

Original post made by Barron Parker on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Safety First, 1 hour ago | 38 comments | 688 Views


Prioritizing choice programs. No new elementary school.

The PAUSD Board of Education will receive an Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) Update at a study session tonight,...

Original post made by South PA Parent on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sense, 1 hour ago | 22 comments | 376 Views


Aircraft noise

I have just spent some time emailing Anna Eshoo and Barbara Boxer (you have to fill out their website) urging them as our...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by OPar, 7 hours ago | 17 comments | 407 Views


How do I get my deposit back from Landlord? He's 45 days

I sure would love some helpful feedback. I rented a house for nearly three years. Gave my notice (with more than 60 days...

Original post made by single mom, reliable tenant in distress on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by single mom, reliable tenant in distress, 8 hours ago | 9 comments | 143 Views


Achievement gap persists in new state test scores

While school district staff celebrated at Tuesday's school board meeting the high achievement of most Palo Alto Unified students...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by @tension, 8 hours ago | 46 comments | 4289 Views


Castilleja proposes underground garage

Castilleja School has a new solution to a years-long battle over increasing enrollment and thus traffic in the surrounding...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Barron Park Dad, 9 hours ago | 29 comments | 7098 Views


Mayor commits to eradicating homelessness among veterans

Citing the deaths of two unhoused women in Palo Alto parks two years ago as emblematic of the need to end homelessness in...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2015
Last comment by Cybele, 9 hours ago | 7 comments | 1081 Views


Woman in Stanford sexual-assault case testifies

The woman whom former Stanford University student Brock Turner allegedly raped on campus in January appeared in court in...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Value, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 1268 Views


Palo Alto treads cautiously on fiber network

With Google looming as a major wildcard, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to wait until next year before making any decisions...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Robert Smith, 12 hours ago | 130 comments | 3858 Views


On homelessness, and those who strive to help

I have spent more than 3,920 hours working with the homeless population in Palo Alto. To most people employed in the social...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, 14 hours ago | 8 comments | 2068 Views


Shop Talk: The Nest comes to Palo Alto

The Nest boutique hotel comes to Palo Alto's El Camino Real, bringing the tally to four new hotels in the region this year. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Eva, 15 hours ago | 5 comments | 3161 Views


Changes for Charleston-Arastradero approved

No traffic-calming project has caused as much road rage in Palo Alto as the city's decade-long experiment with the Chareston-Arastradero...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by parent of 2, 16 hours ago | 42 comments | 5899 Views


Merchants set Meet The Street event

Call it a block party that the whole city is invited to attend. Palo Alto will kick off its inaugural Meet The Street event...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Carol Gilbert, 17 hours ago | 8 comments | 2779 Views


High school students make coding skills multiply

Coding isn't as hard as it sounds, but it might not be accessible to many teens. That was the idea that inspired Nikhil Cheerla...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Korny Korn Shell, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 1804 Views


Facing fear with faith

Palo Alto bicyclist and runner George Pierce doesn't remember anything about the collision with a truck that almost killed...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Mmmm, well..., 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 1760 Views


Recommend a good year round CSA?

I'd like to sign up for a year round CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Pick up anywhere in Palo Alto or Menlo Park is...

Original post made by Organiclaws on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Eric Munro, 21 hours ago | 5 comments | 3916 Views


Town Square and Registered Users

When TS started the idea of closing a certain thread to all but registered users, the reason given was that it would make...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 3, 2015
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 4, 2015 at 7:29 pm | 24 comments | 544 Views


Palo Alto trees dying in greater numbers

As the drought drags through its fourth year, Palo Alto's parched trees are dying in greater numbers, prompting city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by The Facts, on Oct 4, 2015 at 6:39 pm | 37 comments | 4190 Views
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