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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mandate to obtain elevation certificates for flood insurance

There is a new Biggert Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act 2012 that requires everyone in the flood zone to produce elevation...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Sep 27, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 14332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Censorship

A thread about Town Square editing was restricted to registered users by the moderator shortly after the initial posting...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 27, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford's endowment grows to $18.7 billion

Stanford's endowment grew by 9.7 percent in the 2013 fiscal year, increasing its value to $18.7 billion, the university announced...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Sep 27, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 1893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclists race to find cancer's 'canary'

More than 900 bicyclists took part in a massive bike ride this Saturday, Sept. 28, pedaling to fund research that could...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Halloween Costume Swap strikes environmental note

Blossom Birth Services, a local nonprofit education and resource center, is partnering with the City of Palo Alto this Halloween...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jahaida, on Sep 27, 2013 at 7:44 am | 5 comments | 2278 Views

BOOKS

State reps to host seminar to keep seniors from being scammed

Crimes against dependent adults or elders in Palo Alto are on the rise, increasing 70 percent from last year for the period...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by local geek, on Sep 27, 2013 at 12:59 am | 7 comments | 1891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Debate on Measure D to take place Saturday

The League of Women Voters of Palo Alto will host a debate on Measure D on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the City...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by SWE, on Sep 27, 2013 at 12:28 am | 25 comments | 1726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto launches electric-vehicle exposition

Hoping to drive more people toward zero-emission vehicles, the City of Palo Alto will host an electric-vehicle expo at City...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Il Corsicano, on Sep 26, 2013 at 3:05 pm | 14 comments | 15032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man caught with 6 kilos of pot gets three years

A felon who was caught with 6 kilograms of marijuana and a gun faces a three-year prison sentence after a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1463 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto may get recreational swim program

City of Palo Alto officials are looking into starting a year-round children's recreational swim league at Rinconada Pool....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 26, 2013 at 11:20 am | 17 comments | 2487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students and grads drowning in debt

With student debt exceeding national credit-card debt — crossing the $1 trillion point last year — and college...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Sep 26, 2013 at 6:19 am | 34 comments | 26533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Lying Liars, on Sep 25, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 1699 Views

BOOKS

'The Unwinding' is a requiem for the American Dream

In his new book, George Packer demonstrates that you don't need a passport to chronicle misery, poverty, destruction and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 25, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 6 comments | 12661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista owners reject residents' $14.5M offer

The owners of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto will not accept a $14.5 million offer by residents to purchase the...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 25, 2013 at 1:00 pm | 71 comments | 3014 Views

SPORTS

National, Pac-12 soccer honors for Stanford's Verloo

Stanford senior forward Courtney Verloo has been named national women's soccer player of the week by both the NSCAA and Top...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Soccer fan, on Sep 25, 2013 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Education historian, author, Diane Ravitch at Stanford, Monday, 9/30

Diane Ravitch will be at Memorial Auditorium for a free event, Monday, 9/30, beginning at 5:15 p.m. Dr. Ravitch's talk will...

Original post made by David Cohen on Sep. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Ambitions to reduce traffic

With residents expressing increasing frustration with the City Council's approvals of new commercial development projects...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Midtown resident, on Sep 24, 2013 at 11:20 pm | 42 comments | 6966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Skyline Blvd. collision kills Woodside woman

A Woodside woman on a bicycle was struck and killed in a collision with a van Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Sep 24, 2013 at 10:52 pm | 42 comments | 2904 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mtn. Vew mayor won't join anti-gun violence coalition

Mountain View Mayor John Inks has declined a request to join a coalition of over 1,000 mayors across the country that want...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by A Menlo Park Parent, on Sep 24, 2013 at 9:45 pm | 31 comments | 1885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen shot by pellet gun in East Palo Alto robbery

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the face with a pellet gun during an armed robbery in East Palo Alto on Monday night, according...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by carpo, on Sep 24, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 1493 Views
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