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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain swaps out old cars for larger ones to avoid overcrowding

Starting today, Caltrain will be replacing some of its trains with larger trains capable of accommodating more passengers,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by resident, 0 hours ago | 8 comments | 2861 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City hopes to preserve Palo Alto Square theater

Two efforts -- one relying on grassroots democracy and the other rooted in the zoning code -- have emerged to try to save...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by chris, 16 minutes ago | 16 comments | 2634 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hotel California rooms to be reserved for affordable housing

Hotel California will be converted next month into an apartment complex for low-income residents -- a project that will bring...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by formerteacher, 29 minutes ago | 12 comments | 2279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDC releases early findings from youth suicide study

Preliminary findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's epidemiological investigation into youth suicides...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by anne, 53 minutes ago | 17 comments | 477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spate of burglaries hits south Palo Alto

The face of a burglar was captured on video after a home surveillance system recorded a brazen theft from a south Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Rudy Wang, 55 minutes ago | 11 comments | 7525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate pool grows in Palo Alto council race

The pool of candidates for Palo Alto's City Council race may soon widen, with seven residents recently pulling candidacy...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Visa to open new campus in Palo Alto

Credit card company Visa Inc. plans to open a new facility in Palo Alto's California Avenue Business District in November,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Rez E Dent, 5 hours ago | 23 comments | 7762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets today to discuss tax shortfall

The Palo Alto Board of Education will hold a special meeting this afternoon to discuss how to address an unanticipated drop...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Prop 13, 5 hours ago | 16 comments | 1384 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 Curmudgeon, 6 hours ago | 40 comments | 7478 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Making 'green waves' with traffic lights

Seeking to create a smoother ride for local drivers and bicyclists, Palo Alto plans to reprogram traffic lights along several...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 8 hours ago | 30 comments | 6700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto parents ask public's help to find missing son

The parents of a Palo Alto man who vanished 11 days ago are seeking the public's help to find their son, 30-year-old Andrew...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by community member, 9 hours ago | 20 comments | 20416 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man reported missing

A 30-year-old Palo Alto man has been missing for almost a week, Palo Alto police said Sunday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Community Member, 9 hours ago | 24 comments | 17397 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing eyed at Page Mill and El Camino

After seeing its initial bid rebuffed by Palo Alto officials, the development team looking to construct a four-story building...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by City That Hates Its Residents, 10 hours ago | 49 comments | 6318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cinemark to close Palo Alto Square theater

Another cultural treasure in Palo Alto will flicker out of existence in August, when CinéArts at Palo Alto Square shuts...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Catherine Shinners, 12 hours ago | 73 comments | 12023 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Advocates disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Cronyism, 14 hours ago | 236 comments | 9531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services

<B>Auto Care Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/22/services posted Friday, July 22,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by BPK, 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police investigate pedestrian fatality

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Saturday morning, July 23, leading to an investigation by Palo Alto police,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Confused, on Jul 26, 2016 at 11:04 pm | 52 comments | 9461 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third consecutive Spare the Air alert issued

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a third consecutive Spare the Air alert for Wednesday because of...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Smoke and Mirrors, on Jul 26, 2016 at 6:44 pm | 3 comments | 206 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Facebook's big expansion

A diverse parade of nonprofit, union and civic leaders turned out Tuesday night to a meeting of the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 26, 2016 at 6:26 pm | 19 comments | 2289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Foothills fire station debate reignites

For the past three decades, the seasonal fire station at Foothills Park has served as an insurance policy of sorts for the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Nutzola, on Jul 26, 2016 at 6:09 pm | 34 comments | 4240 Views
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