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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Did anyone hear an airplane buzzing Palo Alto Mon. night / Tue. morning?

Last night I was up working and all of a sudden it sounded like the blitz, three was a noise like a plane was strafing...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, 2 minutes ago | 153 comments | 2602 Views

AROUND TOWN

A neighborhood challenge

Smriti Gautam has never been to a block party in her University South neighborhood because there hasn't been one. There's...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by barron park-ette, 13 minutes ago | 2 comments | 542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen arrested in Gunn graffiti case

Palo Alto police have arrested a 17-year-old and detained an 18-year old in a May 12 graffiti incident, which involved racist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, 21 minutes ago | 12 comments | 4273 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Streets Team to run Food Closet

After two disappointing years of subsidizing the Palo Alto Food Closet and other homeless services out of its other programs,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Marie, 30 minutes ago | 8 comments | 2086 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic Professorville home to be lifted and rotated

A century-old house at 221 Kingsley Ave. described as an "anchor" of the historic Professorville neighborhood will be lifted...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Hulkamania, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 1831 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Controversial plan for office building ekes out approval

Despite a chorus of protests from residents, Palo Alto's architectural board on Thursday approved a new three-story building...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by sigh, 1 hour ago | 25 comments | 3256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In NSA-funded initiative, Palo Alto students sharpen their Mandarin skills

As Americans debate revelations about sweeping data collection by the National Security Agency, the secretive federal department...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by 6th Grade JLS Parent, 1 hour ago | 30 comments | 4205 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents near volatile creek make a plea for flood control

It's been more than 16 years since a flood swept through the homes of Spencenia Sims and her neighbors in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 4 hours ago | 21 comments | 2483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent emphasizes need for review, unity, proactivity

On the second day of the Palo Alto school board's annual retreat, new Superintendent Max McGee introduced six ambitious goals...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by $94k Special Ed Legal, 11 hours ago | 49 comments | 3720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's own gelataio

There's something different about Gelataio, Palo Alto's newest gelato shop and the first retailer to open at brand-new development...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Member, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 183 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Human trafficking commission to crack down on 'modern-day slavery'

Determined to push human sex and labor trafficking out of Santa Clara County and to prosecute its perpetrators, Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Maria, 12 hours ago | 13 comments | 2478 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to weigh uses for new Foothills Park land

In a moment acknowledged to be three decades overdue, an enthusiastic City Council on Monday night officially dedicated as...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, 13 hours ago | 47 comments | 3054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tenant group calls for EPA city manager's ouster

A tenants' rights group is calling for the replacement of East Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez after the group reviewed...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, 14 hours ago | 15 comments | 1185 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

National VA secretary visits, lauds Palo Alto facility

As part of a weeks-long trip across the country, the newly confirmed secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by John, 15 hours ago | 15 comments | 2245 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Work on Oregon Expressway to close lanes tonight

Construction crews will be installing new roadway markings on Oregon Expressway Friday night, prompting lane closures in...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, 17 hours ago | 7 comments | 643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to modify traffic signals on Embarcadero Road

Seeking to relieve traffic congestion and respond to years of residents' complaints, Palo Alto is preparing to remove a traffic...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Paly Alum, 17 hours ago | 29 comments | 2307 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Airport gets ready to fly solo

Even as Palo Alto's airport risks losing $150,000 in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant money, one representative...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by can't wait, 20 hours ago | 34 comments | 5549 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Billing errors lead to higher assessments for Palo Alto businesses

A "clerical error" has prompted the City of Palo Alto to send incorrect bills to downtown businesses as part of their assessment...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Herb Borock, 21 hours ago | 7 comments | 1165 Views

SPORTS

Stanford fills baseball coaching vacancies with familiar faces

The Stanford baseball program named three assistant coaches Friday. Brock Ungricht rejoins Mark Marquess' staff this year,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local road closures, why can't we be told here?

Just got back from driving around town to a couple of different appointments and discovered that Meadow is closed to traffic...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 22, 2014 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 424 Views
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