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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eyeing Sacramento

From the coastal communities of Santa Cruz and Half Moon Bay to the sprawling campuses of Google, Facebook and Hewlett-Packard...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Top 2 runoff, on May 1, 2016 at 2:08 pm | 26 comments | 4812 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail may launch first in Silicon Valley

California's high-speed rail system would make its debut in the Bay Area, with bullet trains whisking passengers between...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jessica , on Apr 30, 2016 at 11:15 pm | 37 comments | 6144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hazmat incident closes Palo Alto Transit Center

Palo Alto's Transit Center is closed on Thursday morning due to a suspicious substance found on a bus, a Santa Clara Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by No VTA Passengers, on Apr 30, 2016 at 9:10 pm | 9 comments | 910 Views

RESTAURANTS

Woodside Bakery & Cafe to close its doors on March 15

The last day of business for the Woodside Bakery & Cafe will be Tuesday, March 15, according to Jan Sweyer, who co-owns the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by Joanna, on Apr 30, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 16 comments | 4945 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Surf Air representatives say they have identified an alternative flight path that would put their planes, and the noise...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Mimi, on Apr 30, 2016 at 10:19 am | 12 comments | 2601 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

To Honking Driver from El Camino and El Camino Way today

Yes, you, the driver behind me in the little yellow/orange car who was on your way to cut through the neighborhood to Arastradero...

Original post made by Driver on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Other People, on Apr 30, 2016 at 9:41 am | 17 comments | 556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Raises help fuel $11.8M jump in payroll at City Hall

Despite fewer permanent positions in City Hall, Palo Alto's payroll went up by $11.8 million last year, an increase that...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by sunshine, on Apr 30, 2016 at 7:08 am | 11 comments | 1248 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto teacher will face charges for lewd acts with students

A former teacher at Aspire East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly engaging in lewd...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1909 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Payroll, infrastructure fuel growing budget in Palo Alto

Facing a growing payroll and a City Council hungry for new garages, bike boulevards and public-safety facilities, City Manager...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Edwin, on Apr 29, 2016 at 9:20 pm | 49 comments | 4387 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The angst over second stories

When should the City of Palo Alto forbid the construction of second-story additions in a neighborhood dominated by single-story...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Robert Neff, on Apr 29, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 54 comments | 4580 Views

AROUND TOWN

At the crossroads

As a tight-knit community along the border of Los Altos, the Monroe Park neighborhood, located on the edge of South Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 29, 2016 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 1368 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Policing surveillance

A police cruiser in Palo Alto has five cameras: one pointing toward the front, another toward the rear, two covering the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by RMC, on Apr 29, 2016 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 3031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district's secondary-education director to retire

Katherine Baker, the Palo Alto Unified School District's chief academic officer for secondary education and former Terman...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Meanie, on Apr 29, 2016 at 9:55 am | 12 comments | 2420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>LOCAL BONSAI SHOW . . . </B>The <B>Kusamura Bonsai Club</B> will hold its 56th Annual Show <B>Saturday, April 30</B>,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1034 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four arrested in major Stanford Shopping Center theft

Four men who stole a delivery truck containing clothing worth tens of thousands of dollars have been arrested, according...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous tip: enforce immigration laws, on Apr 29, 2016 at 5:55 am | 7 comments | 3889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jet Noise web site doesn't work

Yesterday morning at around 6am I was awoken by jet noise, and counted many planes thereafter, at three to five minute intervals....

Original post made by pares on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Apr 28, 2016 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 85 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Aid-in-dying law begins June 9

California's new End of Life Option Act goes into effect on June 9, offering terminally ill persons who face painful or prolonged...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Joan S, on Apr 28, 2016 at 8:27 pm | 8 comments | 2421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested for package theft on Monroe Drive

A 37-year-old man allegedly found with stolen packages was arrested in Mountain View, near the border of Palo Alto, on Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by David, on Apr 28, 2016 at 2:42 pm | 4 comments | 1531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A library for everyone: Palo Alto branch reopens with new name, new features

Palo Alto Main Library &#151; now renamed the Rinconada Library &#151; fits into the current trend of how libraries are being...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by User friendly is gone, on Apr 28, 2016 at 1:23 pm | 28 comments | 10180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Gatos woman dies after crash on Interstate 280 near Palo Alto

A 47-year-old Los Gatos woman died this morning after her car crashed into a cement wall on northbound Interstate 280 near...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Apr 28, 2016 at 2:10 am | 8 comments | 9166 Views
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