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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: Finding balance in a new world

Few places in the world epitomize the juxtaposition of the global and local as does Palo Alto. Our region has the most active...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2014 at 7:42 am | 13 comments | 2307 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tap water smells and tastes terrible

A few weeks ago I noticed a pronounced change in the water pressure in our house. In my shower I'd guess that there is 50%...

Original post made by Duveneck Dad on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Marie, on Sep 25, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 20 comments | 717 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman reportedly groped in College Terrace neighborhood

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly groped a woman after walking with her for several blocks along California...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by y gentle soul is recovering, on Sep 25, 2014 at 9:08 pm | 2 comments | 12610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two found dead in possible gas leak in Mountain View

What started out as an investigation into the source of a possible gas leak took a dark turn, as two bodies were found in...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Sep 25, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 7 comments | 3925 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nears finish line on new housing vision

The last time Palo Alto adopted a new housing vision for the city, the feeling around City Hall was more relief than satisfaction....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 25, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 82 comments | 7401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Signature Platform? To Sign for Healthy Schools!

I am collecting signatures for a friendly signature drive to ask PAUSD to adopt an indoor air quality (IAQ) management plan...

Original post made by A Lumsdaine on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by A Lumsdaine, on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do I need a permit to put in an rv hookup in my backyard?

My mother is traveling around the country in her 30 foot rv. She is comin gout here in August and wants to stay with me...

Original post made by daughter on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by sauce for the goose, on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:00 pm | 21 comments | 9661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens panel appointed for Comprehensive Plan update

Palo Alto has selected a new citizens panel that is charged with helping the city update its land-use bible, the Comprehensive...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Sep 25, 2014 at 10:06 am | 40 comments | 2971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pair arrested in Palo Alto for allegedly stealing mail

A traffic stop on Tuesday morning led to the arrest of two probationers in possession of mail stolen from several Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by rick, on Sep 25, 2014 at 3:45 am | 4 comments | 3301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council race questions ?

I don't have that much time to read the ins and outs about the City Council members, and I don't much trust what they say...

Original post made by BummedOutTheBumsArentOut. on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Sep 25, 2014 at 3:37 am | 2 comments | 208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls shock rival Palo Alto in division volleyball opener

For quite some time, the Gunn girls volleyball team has been only the second-best squad in Palo Alto as the crosstown Vikings...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Brooke Santana, on Sep 24, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 962 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Growing the shuttle

As one piece of a multi-pronged approach to improving transit options and addressing parking and congestion, city officials...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 24, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 24 comments | 3705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Write in for Tim Gray

Since the positive posts for Tim Gray appear to be deleted while the negative ones remain, I will try this tactic. I think...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 24, 2014 at 1:12 pm | 4 comments | 271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to upgrade utility tax

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto established a tax on utilities and phone usage, city officials are preparing to "modernize"...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 31 comments | 3858 Views

AROUND TOWN

iPhone 6 debut draws large crowd to Palo Alto store

The new Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus went on sale across the country on Friday, Sept. 19, with hundreds of people braving long...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 18 comments | 1798 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto men sentenced to four years for threatening child with gun

Two East Palo Alto men who videotaped pushing a young boy in the head with a loaded handgun and threatening to shoot him...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 772 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto finds a new head baseball coach in a former player

During his days as a member of the Palo Alto High baseball team, Pete Fukuhara never made it to a Central Coast Section championship...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red light cameras in Palo Alto?

I entered an intersection while the traffic light was yellow and the light changed to red as I passed through. (The intersection...

Original post made by Driver on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Sep 23, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 21 comments | 996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High senior publishes children's book on autism

Inspired by a friend and class assignment, an autistic senior at Gunn High School has self-published a children's book on...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 23, 2014 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 6111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why Palo Alto airport is such an important asset in an emergency

Napa Airport provides staging area for earthquake response September 1, 2014 by General Aviation News Staff When the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 312 Views
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