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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Lisa Karpinski, on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 24 comments | 3322 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 1012 comments | 145823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magical Bridge Playground opens to the public on Saturday, March 28, 2015

Community Announcement: A Magical Playground for All Abilities is Finally a Reality in the Bay Area. The Magical Bridge...

Original post made by Jill Asher on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 27, 2015 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 126 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls changes to building-height limits

Faced with a stampede of massive new developments, Palo Alto officials are taking a fresh look at the zoning code and considering...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by SimplyNo, on Feb 27, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 84 comments | 10906 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Chamber, Weekly announce Tall Tree Awards

Volunteer Fran Codispoti, early childhood education leader Sharon Keplinger, the Stanford Federal Credit Union and nonprofit...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Former Resident of PA, on Feb 27, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 3223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rejecting appeal, Palo Alto approves Corina Way home

Despite protests from area residents and land-use watchdogs, Palo Alto officials approved on Monday a two-story home on Corina...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:33 am | 66 comments | 6404 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Stan B., on Feb 27, 2015 at 12:13 am | 23 comments | 9696 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man arrested in string of burglaries

Menlo Park Police arrested an East Palo Alto man in connection to a string of commercial burglaries in Palo Alto and other...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Nivea , on Feb 26, 2015 at 10:36 pm | 2 comments | 1797 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board discusses budget projections, planning

In a departure for a school district with usually conservative budget projections, Chief Budget Officer Cathy Mak presented...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Moses, on Feb 26, 2015 at 10:13 pm | 27 comments | 2794 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

net nutrality- city own fiber business is OK now

Finally there is a green light for Palo alto to to compete with the telcos and other Internet providers to commercially offer...

Original post made by net nutrality city own fiber is OK now on Feb. 26, 2015
There are no comments yet. 54 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where Will They Go?

If you're wondering why the Buena Vista issue is so vexing for many Palo Altans (and the city council), perhaps take a moment...

Original post made by JackB on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by common sense, on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 15 comments | 489 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to fix glass shards in California Avenue sidewalks

Responding to citizen complaints about polished glass shards in the new California Avenue sidewalks, Palo Alto is preparing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 50 comments | 5248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County supervisors OK $1.8M to help undocumented immigrants

The Santa Clara Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved $1.8 million for undocumented immigrants eligible for...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 26, 2015 at 7:24 pm | 8 comments | 1615 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman killed after train strikes car in Menlo Park

A female driver was killed when her car was stuck on train tracks in Menlo Park and hit by a Caltrain, sending the car flying...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by litebug, on Feb 26, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 82 comments | 18254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big Data in little city

Graffiti in Palo Alto is a force both subversive and adaptive. It perches on trash cans, hangs off fences, parks on cars...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Curious George!, on Feb 26, 2015 at 1:02 pm | 12 comments | 11224 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council may OK funds for new waste facility

Palo Alto has a rich history of discord and disagreement when it comes to disposing of the city's organic waste, but if there...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Dave Thompson, on Feb 26, 2015 at 11:58 am | 9 comments | 2909 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Has there been any write-up of the "Love your city" event last Friday?

I was unable to attend but am interested in what transpired. Can anyone please point me toward anything written about it?...

Original post made by Can\'t find the info on Feb. 26, 2015
There are no comments yet. 41 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Concerns over PA Housing Corp

The Weekly should consider its past biases that caused the overlooking of the FACTS and evidence it was provided for those...

Original post made by neighbor on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by @neighbor- from village fool, "The Weekly should consider its past biases...rather than deleting.., on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 118 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Driver killed by train in Menlo Park identified as East Palo Alto woman

Caltrain has identified the victim of the fatal accident on Monday, Feb. 23, at the Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Really?, on Feb 25, 2015 at 11:17 pm | 6 comments | 8071 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kids health benefit from underground power lines (instead of overhead poles).

Read an PA online article about the debate of putting powerlines undergraound: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18185 Thanks...

Original post made by Tina on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Derek , on Feb 25, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 5 comments | 5173 Views
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