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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking program brings hope, anxiety to downtown Palo Alto

For downtown residents who have watched their streets transform into commuter parking lots in recent years, the trial of...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Mike, 2 minutes ago | 2 comments | 569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly journalism teacher pens book on innovative education

When Palo Alto High School journalism teacher Esther Wojcicki told one of her classes what her new book, "Moonshots in Education:...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Tom, 2 hours ago | 8 comments | 7744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Gatos principal named Palo Alto's deputy superintendent

The Palo Alto Unified School District has hired Los Gatos High School principal Markus Autrey to serve as the new deputy...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 1496 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

video cameras; what system works best to stop crime?

many articles stated crime was solved, or even prevented, by home security systems,or video cameras recording. so, what...

Original post made by solon on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Alarmed, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 48 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zoo expansion prompts nature debate in Palo Alto

As Palo Alto's cramped but popular Junior Museum & Zoo prepares for a long-awaited expansion, city officials are struggling...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Aint broke, just needs new, 3 hours ago | 13 comments | 2533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents call for fines against Edgewood Plaza developer

When Fresh Market closed shop at Edgewood Plaza last March, the move not only dimmed the hopes of area residents but also...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Clean up the mess, 3 hours ago | 47 comments | 3809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches downtown parking-permit program

Marking a new era in parking policies, Palo Alto on Tuesday night approved a long-debated permit program that officials hope...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Slow Down, 7 hours ago | 51 comments | 8064 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking restrictions to roll out next month in downtown Palo Alto

With new parking restrictions set to kick in in downtown Palo Alto next month, the city will host a community meeting tonight...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, 8 hours ago | 16 comments | 1562 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Unfriendly skies

It doesn't take too many minutes of sitting in a backyard in Palo Alto or trying to sleep next to an open window to realize...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Thoughtful, 9 hours ago | 102 comments | 5296 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: New stores to open at Town & Country

Fitness apparel store PrAna, upscale women's clothing boutique Joie and luxury cosmetics retailer Space NK prepare to move...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Parent, 10 hours ago | 33 comments | 3819 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men break into Palo Alto home

Three men, two of them wearing masks and armed with a knife and a gun, forced their way into a Palo Alto home Sunday night...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by pares, 12 hours ago | 22 comments | 8253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Conversation about race starts with events, book group

Vowing to change the nation's culture of racism by beginning locally, hundreds of Palo Alto residents gathered at the University...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by white male Palo Altan, 15 hours ago | 17 comments | 2982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Burglars scared off by alarm at Palo Alto home

Palo Alto police are looking for two people who attempted to burglarize a home on the 3800 block of Corina Way on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, 17 hours ago | 5 comments | 2461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When dogs bite

Muffin got lucky the day a large labradoodle attacked him and his owner during a walk in their Crescent Park neighborhood....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, 18 hours ago | 48 comments | 4231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mixed opinions on foreign-language education

"Strong," "innovative," "creative" -- as well as "disjointed," "not supported" and "gaps" -- are all words Palo Alto teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, 20 hours ago | 27 comments | 5418 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In drought, Palo Alto reduces water use by 36 percent

With the hottest summer months at less than the halfway mark, Palo Alto is forging ahead toward meeting its state-mandated...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Numbers Check, 21 hours ago | 51 comments | 3784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA to work to reduce plane noise

Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 22 hours ago | 194 comments | 9523 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Senior center expansion faces potentially turbulent parking challenge

Avenidas, the downtown Palo Alto senior-services center, has announced plans for a major expansion of its historic building...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 3, 2015 at 7:44 pm | 11 comments | 2194 Views

SPORTS

Cricket in Palo Alto

I saw a picture of a kids cricket club starting in Palo Alto, they were looking for a place to play. Not sure if anyone knows...

Original post made by Parent on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Cricket Palo Alto, on Aug 3, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 86 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto women arrested in connection with residential burglary

Two East Palo Alto women were arrested Thursday in connection with a residential burglary in Redwood City. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Aug 3, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 2630 Views
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Palo Alto standby Osteria sold to new owners
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 2,001 views

Trust But Verify
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 1,115 views

The Remedy to Inadequate Citizen Input? More of the same
By Douglas Moran | 10 comments | 970 views

Hope for Palo Alto's High-Schoolers
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 776 views

Play Ball! College Season Begins - Applications Live
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 764 views