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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Chamber slams proposed office cap

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce jumped into the the city's growth debate Friday when it submitted a letter co-signed by...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, 0 minutes ago | 24 comments | 1213 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brutal day of plane noise over North Palo Alto

Today was an exceptionally bad day of plane noise over North Palo Alto. I had 25 planes over my home in 2 hours. That's about...

Original post made by tiredofthenoise on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by musical, 14 minutes ago | 97 comments | 1330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students speak to experiences, good and bad, at youth forum

Amidst Palo Alto's ongoing community conversation about youth health and well-being -- one that so often cries out for the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Douglas C. Thompson, 20 minutes ago | 10 comments | 2207 Views

AROUND TOWN

PAHC Chief Decides to live in PAHC Property.

This morning the Daily Post headlined an article about Candice Gonzalez, Executive Director of Palo Alto Housing Corporation...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous22, 25 minutes ago | 64 comments | 1151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Goodbye Selix Formal Wear, welcome back Papa Murphy's

Palo Alto's only tuxedo shop closes its doors, Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza returns to Palo Alto and Stanford University...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by musical, 41 minutes ago | 2 comments | 1116 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Library Foundation heads toward final chapter

When a small group of entrepreneurial bibliophiles met in 2001 to discuss ways to fix up Palo Alto's library system, the...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Brad Eggleston, 1 hour ago | 13 comments | 1885 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposed bill takes on cellphone-tracking

State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo County, has introduced a bill that would require local governments to take public comment...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Wayne Martin, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 290 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sad Scuba accident

Very very sad to hear of death by scuba diving accident of the young woman from Castellija Katherine Shepherson Hass Feb...

Original post made by solon on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grading the mile run?

My average weight boy runs the mile at J.L.S. He is not a fast runner but he does run (not walk) and averages about 9:30....

Original post made by PA Mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by PE is not enough, 2 hours ago | 28 comments | 3155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google unveils new HQ plans with startling design

Google has unveiled plans for an office campus that will undoubtedly be called extraordinary. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/03/02/google-unveils-...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by abc, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford upholds fraternity's housing suspension

After reviewing an appeal filed by a Stanford University fraternity whose housing privileges were suspended in December following...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Forward joins opposition to office-space limits

A citizens group that promotes more housing and transportation options in Palo Alto has joined some of the city's largest...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Citizen 7, 2 hours ago | 148 comments | 5310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A gathering place, again: Formerly derelict Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center finds new life

Bucking the trend of many other mom-and-pop businesses owners who've left town due to rising rents, Steve Stivala, owner...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 2 hours ago | 14 comments | 2734 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In its war on waste, city takes aim at food scraps

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to reduce the amount of trash heading to the landfill could soon bring a new service to...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by PAmoderate, 2 hours ago | 38 comments | 3655 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stevenson House shakeup boots director, staff

A major shakeup at senior-housing community Stevenson House has resulted in the dismissal of its longtime executive director...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by traceychen, 2 hours ago | 14 comments | 3562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

please think before you vote

up on the ballot is yet another PA schools parcel tax I ask you not to vote blindly for "such great schools" but to question: *...

Original post made by Joe BP on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by SpEd family, 3 hours ago | 9 comments | 450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Toby, 4 hours ago | 25 comments | 3354 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls among six local soccer teams heading to semis

CCS soccer It has been 33 years since the Palo Alto girls have shared a Central Coast Section title in soccer. It has been...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by paly parent, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 1314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panelists tell community: Listen more, listen deeply

A mother, a sister and a friend who have lost loved ones to suicide, along with a psychiatrist, a pediatrician, the Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by a parent, 12 hours ago | 31 comments | 5109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Parents: Let's REALLY Talk

PAUSD Parents: What do you REALLY think? Wednesday, the district held a "Let's Talk" event where apparently they continued...

Original post made by a pausd parent on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Pausd parent, 13 hours ago | 15 comments | 767 Views
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Kirk's Steakburgers sold to new owner
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 3,364 views

Eggs and Bacon Walk Into a Bar
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 1,714 views

A proposal for Monday Night's Office Cap Discussion
By Steve Levy | 11 comments | 1,447 views

Gifts (that are not bought)
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,446 views

Eating v. Exercise: Food Always Wins
By Max Greenberg | 3 comments | 1,272 views