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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: What can be done to address the shortage of affording housing?

When demand exceeds supply, prices increase. To reduce the price of any commodity, including housing, you increase the supply....

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by 6Djockey, 0 hours ago | 10 comments | 516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kirke Comstock, former Palo Alto mayor, dies

Former Palo Alto councilman and mayor Kirke Comstock, who presided over the City of Palo Alto during the turbulent 1960s...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Hal Plotkin, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 683 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for new dog parks wins support

An ambitious plan to create new dog parks throughout Palo Alto picked up fresh momentum this week, when the city's Parks...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 322 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to change, cement retail-protection law

Retail in Palo Alto is easier to appreciate than to preserve, particularly at a time when soaring rents drive shops out of...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Me, 1 hour ago | 21 comments | 5393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: Palo Alto homes staying on market longer

There have been two noticeable trends in the Palo Alto property market this year so far. First, properties have stayed on...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Bob McGrew, 1 hour ago | 18 comments | 1686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: 'Giftedness' overlooked in social-emotional education discussions

"Sharon, you're smart, you're nice, and you're good at sports. You're going to have a great life," a friend told me during...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by musical, 2 hours ago | 40 comments | 7056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/08/26/home-sales posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/08/26/sales-at-a-glance...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rent Watch: Room for rent

QMy parents recently retired and live on a fixed income. They want to keep living in their home of 30 years. One idea they...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>MANAGE YOUR REMODEL ... </B>If you're about to embark on a home remodel, you may want to take advantage of a class...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feeling the squeeze

It isn't marked on Google Maps, and its size is not extraordinary, but the Mayfield neighborhood is a busy and vibrant hub...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 161 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study of texting aims to improve crisis counseling

What a counselor says &#8212; or doesn't say &#8212; during a crisis counseling session can make a big difference in whether...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 35 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Unhealthy racket: Support city efforts to quiet our skies

In a series of open meetings throughout spring and summer, the Select Committee on South Bay Arrivals met with Federal Aviation...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 53 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tweaks to rooftop-solar program irk industry execs

It's been a banner year for solar energy in Palo Alto, with the city signing new long-term contracts for its supply of solar-powered...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 48 Views

AROUND TOWN

Equestrians lose horse pasture at Stanford

Leland Stanford loved horses. They have been a part of the Stanford landscape dating from 1876, when he purchased his first...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 54 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Highway of change

Treasure Island Stamps and Coins doesn't look like a typical Palo Alto "destination." Crowds don't gather outside its doors...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 564 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town

Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by 2 cents, 10 hours ago | 93 comments | 8595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students show improvement in state test, but achievement gap persists

New results from the state’s standardized Smarter Balanced Assessment, released on Wednesday, show that most Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by EPA Resident, 11 hours ago | 13 comments | 2068 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for megahome raises neighbors' concerns

Neighbors in Palo Alto's Embarcadero Oaks are protesting a proposal to build an 11-bedroom, 14-bath residence with a one-car...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, 12 hours ago | 59 comments | 13724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board eyes more conservative budget projections

Palo Alto school board members supported a much more conservative budget outlook for the next five years during a discussion...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Board watcher, 12 hours ago | 21 comments | 2310 Views
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