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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County supervisor to propose plan to save Buena Vista

An eleventh-hour plan to save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park from closure is expected to be unveiled tonight by Santa Clara...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Hulkamania was right, 0 hours ago | 22 comments | 1602 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drive-by paintball shootings injure pedestrians

Palo Alto police are searching for suspects who they say shot several people with a paintball gun on Monday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Joe, 21 minutes ago | 3 comments | 308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools parcel tax poised to pass

With a wide margin of 77 percent "yes" votes and 87 percent of ballots counted, Palo Alto schools parcel tax Measure A looks...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sea Reddy, 29 minutes ago | 57 comments | 2801 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Ave Sidewalks Question

I know there was an issue with the glass fragments on Cal Ave sidewalks, but why weren't all of the sidewalks done with the...

Original post made by Samuel Jessup on May. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 21 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council halts divisive downtown project

Two months after it seemingly secured the city's approval, a divisive four-story development proposed for the former site...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by curmudgeon, 1 hour ago | 101 comments | 5438 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto starts a news service

East Palo Alto residents launched their own news service on Tuesday, April 28, in an effort to cover the city's news and...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by More-EPA-Transparency, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 1338 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parked cars in front of our house

Does anyone know the law on parking cars on the street -- how long? We've got a neighbor who has renters parking in front...

Original post made by paresident on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Talk, talk, then talk again until they leave, 2 hours ago | 73 comments | 21001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The School District is Restricting Student Course Choices

For years, science-loving students in Palo Alto have been able to take multiple science courses sophomore year, taking both...

Original post made by Concerned Student on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, 2 hours ago | 44 comments | 1362 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain cautious about Palo Alto requests

While the City of Palo Alto is putting its weight behind the importance of restricting access to the rail corridor to prevent...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by NailOnTheHead, 3 hours ago | 45 comments | 4189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McGee: Tax renewal would protect Palo Alto school programs

Local voters have long supported the Palo Alto Unified School District to ensure we can provide a world-class education for...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Why does PAUSD need 2 new deans for middle school?, 5 hours ago | 156 comments | 6540 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jerry Hill helping Airlines get unfair tax break

Airlines are looking for a big tax break in California http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-20150503-column.html#page=1 "It's...

Original post made by Not amused on May. 3, 2015
Last comment by Not amused, 6 hours ago | 11 comments | 262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Searsville Dam will stay for now; endangered fish to get more water

Stanford University released a 41-page report today outlining two plans that would allow water to flow around or through...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 7 hours ago | 36 comments | 2719 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Early 20th century artwork discovered in downtown building

What began as a seismic retrofit to ensure that a historic downtown building meets earthquake codes soon turned into "an...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by chris cotton, 17 hours ago | 16 comments | 3670 Views

AROUND TOWN

With Flashing Lights, Transit Police Vehicles Park on Kellogg/Alma

I hope my greatest fears are proven wrong, but tonight when coming home from work--southbound on Alma, I spotted three Transit...

Original post made by Anxiety on May. 5, 2015
There are no comments yet. 114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Another buck for workers

A growing movement to adopt local minimum-wage ordinances is gaining momentum on the Peninsula and elsewhere in California,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by It's not the Realtors, 19 hours ago | 27 comments | 1842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How dangerous is football?

My son says, "Dad, in a few years I'll be driving a car. That's way more dangerous than playing football. Why won't you...

Original post made by Need Help on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Doc's Niece, 19 hours ago | 5 comments | 227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Slew of changes eyed for Charleston-Arastradero corridor

The Charleston-Arastradero Road corridor in Palo Alto may not be the city's most famous roadway but it is undoubtedly its...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Sunshine, 21 hours ago | 61 comments | 5918 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man told to pay $19K in restitution for Atherton, Menlo Park crimes

James Grady, 61, of East Palo Alto, who was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in January for charges related to a 2014...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, 22 hours ago | 6 comments | 1145 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglary suspect caught on video in College Terrace

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who they said went on a burglary spree in the College Terrace neighborhood on Thursday...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by theywont, on May 5, 2015 at 2:31 pm | 4 comments | 2702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Battle over Measure A heats up

With 11 days left until Palo Alto's special school parcel-tax election, Measure A campaigners are working to corral support...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Disillusioned and stressed parent, on May 5, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 109 comments | 6097 Views
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