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PALO ALTO ISSUES

The ridiculed registry

When Palo Alto launched a business "registry" more than a year ago, the goal was to collect useful information about who...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by senor blogger, 23 minutes ago | 4 comments | 686 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Faircourt joins movement to ban new two-story homes

As Palo Alto officials prepare to rule on a contentious proposal to ban new two-story homes and additions in the Eichler...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by stoi, 26 minutes ago | 13 comments | 1191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Andronico's drops plans to move into Edgewood Plaza

Plans for Andronico's Community Markets to open a grocery store at Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center apparently fizzled at the...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Curious, 28 minutes ago | 69 comments | 5472 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cruz/Fiorina

I cannot think of two other people who generate as much dislike as Ted and Carly. Forget their political positions, just...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhoods call for new parking restrictions in Palo Alto

The causes are different, but the problem facing the four Palo Alto neighborhoods seeking help from the city is the same:...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Parent of Paly student, 1 hour ago | 30 comments | 2475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Policing surveillance

A police cruiser in Palo Alto has five cameras: one pointing toward the front, another toward the rear, two covering the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by RMC, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 919 Views

AROUND TOWN

At the crossroads

As a tight-knit community along the border of Los Altos, the Monroe Park neighborhood, located on the edge of South Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by parent, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In wake of teenager's death, track guards still missing in action

Thursday evening, April 28th Dear Fellow Palo Altans, Please accept my condolences for last weekend's loss of another...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by GGB, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district's secondary-education director to retire

Katherine Baker, the Palo Alto Unified School District's chief academic officer for secondary education and former Terman...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Meanie, 2 hours ago | 12 comments | 1874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Child care director leaves after allegedly putting children in head locks

Palo Alto's largest child care agency, Palo Alto Community Child Care, has received two violation citations after a state...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Not Surprised, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 301 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>LOCAL BONSAI SHOW . . . </B>The <B>Kusamura Bonsai Club</B> will hold its 56th Annual Show <B>Saturday, April 30</B>,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 295 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Be creative in embracing change, preserving neighborhood

I am in favor of the proposed single-story overlay for the Royal Manor neighborhood of Eichlers in Palo Alto. I am also in...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 54 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District slow to publish decisions made at meetings

The Palo Alto school district is an outlier when it comes to officially documenting and making public the minutes from meetings...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 106 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four arrested in major Stanford Shopping Center theft

Four men who stole a delivery truck containing clothing worth tens of thousands of dollars have been arrested, according...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous tip: enforce immigration laws, 6 hours ago | 7 comments | 2194 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

To Honking Driver from El Camino and El Camino Way today

Yes, you, the driver behind me in the little yellow/orange car who was on your way to cut through the neighborhood to Arastradero...

Original post made by Driver on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Driver, 6 hours ago | 11 comments | 349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hazmat incident closes Palo Alto Transit Center

Palo Alto's Transit Center is closed on Thursday morning due to a suspicious substance found on a bus, a Santa Clara Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Mass standstill, 7 hours ago | 8 comments | 878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jet Noise web site doesn't work

Yesterday morning at around 6am I was awoken by jet noise, and counted many planes thereafter, at three to five minute intervals....

Original post made by pares on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Paly Grad, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 57 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Aid-in-dying law begins June 9

California's new End of Life Option Act goes into effect on June 9, offering terminally ill persons who face painful or prolonged...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Joan S, 16 hours ago | 8 comments | 2352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested for package theft on Monroe Drive

A 37-year-old man allegedly found with stolen packages was arrested in Mountain View, near the border of Palo Alto, on Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by David, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 1330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Surf Air representatives say they have identified an alternative flight path that would put their planes, and the noise...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by bignose, 23 hours ago | 9 comments | 2156 Views
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