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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Years after divisive vote, Palo Alto proposes sharp shift on composting

Palo Alto's contentious plan to build a Baylands facility for turning food, yard and other waste into energy is about to...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 6 minutes ago | 2 comments | 354 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business registry proposed in Palo Alto

With offices filling up in downtown Palo Alto and parking shortages spurring tension between employees and residents, city...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Oldman, 6 minutes ago | 4 comments | 249 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Our Palo Alto' launches with lessons in local demographics

An attempt by Palo Alto officials to get out of City Hall and engage residents in a two-year conversation about the future...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Eric F, 9 minutes ago | 9 comments | 643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parents, doctors urge board to stock EpiPens in schools

Doctors and parents came out in force Tuesday to urge the Palo Alto Board of Education to require schools to stock medication...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 10 minutes ago | 40 comments | 1816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pioneering portraits

Stanford's Cantor Arts Center is currently exhibiting photographs of Carleton Watkins, a 19th century landscape photographer...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, 17 minutes ago | 1 comment | 17 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man sentenced for 2013 home-invasion robbery

Two young East Palo Alto men who lured an ex-girlfriend away from her family home and then returned to rob her mother with...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by what??, 25 minutes ago | 4 comments | 524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District rebuts Duveneck Elementary bullying complaint

In a strongly worded defense of the actions they took in response to bullying complaints at Duveneck Elementary School, Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Roger Dodger, 2 hours ago | 59 comments | 2624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First 'Our Palo Alto' panel to focus on changing demographics

Palo Alto's attempt to engage residents in a conversation about the city's long-term future will kick off Wednesday and continue...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by stephen levy, 4 hours ago | 12 comments | 1490 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA Residents Urged To Contact Council

A special meeting of the East Palo Alto City Council will be held tomorrow - Tuesday, April 22. This meeting has closed...

Original post made by Hmmm on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mother-son film team takes on auto exhaust

A Palo Alto filmmaker launched a $21,000 fund-raising drive this week for a children's video analogizing auto exhaust to...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Silly, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 129 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto man falls in Yosemite climb

A 26-year-old Palo Alto man was seriously injured on Sunday morning after falling 30 feet during a climb in Yosemite National...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, 12 hours ago | 6 comments | 2768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vi at Palo Alto files motion to dismiss lawsuit

The Vi at Palo Alto has filed a motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed by residents of the retirement community,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, 13 hours ago | 14 comments | 2973 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ban on feeding wildlife advances in Palo Alto

After years of encouraging residents not to feed animals at local parks and nature preserves, Palo Alto officials are preparing...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jim H., 13 hours ago | 18 comments | 1355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

As state embarks on new testing era, Palo Alto students help 'pilot-test the test'

It's out with No. 2 pencils and in with "click and drag" as students take on this spring's standardized tests in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Kay, 14 hours ago | 13 comments | 3700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why Eichler and Not Greenmeadow?

I don't get it. Two south Palo Alto swim clubs about a half a mile apart, both old and Eichlerish, both competing with...

Original post made by curious on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Eichler Member, 14 hours ago | 9 comments | 267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Housing Corporation nears sale of Maybell site

After seeings its proposal for a housing development on Maybell Avenue fall in a referendum last year, the Palo Alto Housing...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 14 hours ago | 58 comments | 4477 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto raises fresh concerns about Caltrain electrification

After years of talking about the benefits of a "modernized" Caltrain system, Palo Alto officials on Monday turned their attention...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by DC, 15 hours ago | 32 comments | 2828 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Garden Tips

I'm still cold, wet and bare in the garden. Well, not completely bare; I wear my swim trunks. I found that if I wear Teva...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Julia Carlson, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 26 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto planners to zoom in on Fry's site

It took more than seven years for Palo Alto to draw up a new vision for the neighborhoods around California Avenue, and about...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, 17 hours ago | 23 comments | 3885 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teens could get $84,000 for events, programs

Palo Alto teenagers could soon have more options for fun programs and local engagement after the city's Policy and Services...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by anon, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 848 Views
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Custom pizza joint on its way to Mountain View
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I Spy
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The Cinderella ride
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