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Santa Clara County approves cold weather homeless shelter program

Santa Clara County will have 255 beds available for the homeless during the winter under a program approved by the board...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Pearl, 2 minutes ago | 2 comments | 773 Views


New cameras to count bikers, pedestrians

Dozens of cameras will be installed on utility poles throughout Palo Alto as part of the city's latest attempt to gauge the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by fuck this, 5 minutes ago | 29 comments | 1343 Views


Prioritizing choice programs. No new elementary school.

The PAUSD Board of Education will receive an Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) Update at a study session tonight,...

Original post made by South PA Parent on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by OPar, 7 minutes ago | 34 comments | 794 Views


Menlo boys top M-A, grab control of PAL water polo race

Prep water polo The Menlo School boys took a big step toward taking back the PAL Bay Division water polo title they lost...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Polofan2, 12 minutes ago | 6 comments | 451 Views


Our Neglected Animal Shelter

Like the army camp in Apocalypse Now. Like something you have never seen in Palo Alto's historically first-rate services....

Original post made by William Warrior on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 48 minutes ago | 5 comments | 106 Views


Edgewood Plaza developer faces growing fine

The developer of Edgewood Plaza is now facing a fine of $1,000 per day for not replacing the vacant grocery store formerly...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Bob, 1 hour ago | 24 comments | 2958 Views


A call for more housing in Palo Alto

With home values soaring and affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto residents appealed to the City Council on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 1 hour ago | 177 comments | 7988 Views


School district launches special-education review

A longtime special-education advocate and Harvard University Graduate School of Education professor is visiting Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by sped parent, 1 hour ago | 16 comments | 2162 Views


Houzz Inc. settles privacy-violation case

Houzz Inc., an online platform for home remodeling and design headquartered in Palo Alto, has settled a lawsuit with the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Too old, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 1842 Views


Will China stop capital flight to our real estate

As a new arrival to Stanford we are trying to buy a house but cannot compete with the tidal wave of Chinese capital. Is...

Original post made by Sandra on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by ideas, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 113 Views


Aircraft noise

I have just spent some time emailing Anna Eshoo and Barbara Boxer (you have to fill out their website) urging them as our...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Wholly Moley, 2 hours ago | 35 comments | 634 Views


Stanford Children's Health begins to offer transgender care

Stanford Children's Health has begun to offer medical and other services to transgender children and adolescents, with an...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Keith, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 826 Views


Palo Alto school district eyes new gender-identity policy

The Palo Alto school district is considering a new comprehensive policy that would take a more intentional, inclusive approach...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Leslie, 2 hours ago | 25 comments | 3598 Views


Menlo Park Library reopens after bed bug scare

The Menlo Park Library in the Civic Center reopened Thursday, Oct. 8, at 10 a.m. after being closed Tuesday evening and Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by moi, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 804 Views


Mayor commits to eradicating homelessness among veterans

Citing the deaths of two unhoused women in Palo Alto parks two years ago as emblematic of the need to end homelessness in...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2015
Last comment by follow the lead of Salt Lake City, 3 hours ago | 14 comments | 1175 Views


Can a home seller pick their buyer?

With all the complaining about internationals buying houses with cash and outbidding others, I am wondering how much information...

Original post made by Wondering on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by True Blue, 4 hours ago | 16 comments | 365 Views


Palo Alto scraps parking exemptions for downtown developments

In their latest attempt to solve downtown's parking frustrations, Palo Alto officials on Monday night agreed to strike from...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 4 hours ago | 6 comments | 1458 Views


Winning cross-country efforts lift the spirits of Palo Alto coach

It has been a tough few weeks for Palo Alto High cross-country coach Kelsey Feeley, who lost her father, Jerry, to leukemia...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by A Gunn sophomore, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 779 Views


Orrange has career game in Stanford's win over Colorado

Amber Orrange scored a career-high 26 points to help the 15th-ranked Stanford women's basketball team escape with a 62-55...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Harvey Wade, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 2238 Views


Menlo Park library closed by bedbugs It seems once again that the bedbug was found...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Paly Mom, 16 hours ago | 6 comments | 178 Views
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