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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to rethink animal services

With Palo Alto's animal services limping toward an uncertain future, a City Council committee on Tuesday agreed to spend...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, on May 29, 2015 at 6:09 am | 18 comments | 3784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with 'urgency' law to protect retail

With Palo Alto's shopping centers thriving, its sales-tax revenues rising and its downtown vacancies virtually nonexistent,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by southbayresident , on May 29, 2015 at 2:04 am | 65 comments | 7839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown post office considers move to Alma

Citing critical loss of revenue, the U.S. Postal Service is considering moving its downtown branch to Alma Street at the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on May 28, 2015 at 11:29 pm | 29 comments | 8156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Expansion of bike share program approved

A tenfold expansion of the Bay Area Bike Share program was unanimously approved Wednesday morning by the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by 38 year resident, on May 28, 2015 at 4:58 pm | 19 comments | 3508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University lab received live anthrax shipment

Stanford University officials assured the public Thursday, May 28, that a vial potentially carrying live anthrax that was...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Citizen 7, on May 28, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Searsville proposals muddy San Francisquito Creek flooding questions

After an exhaustive multi-entity review of what to do about the Searsville Dam and the mostly silted-up flood plain behind...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Matt Stoecker, on May 28, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 3008 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian: 'Significant' need for inpatient psych beds for teens

Calling the lack of hospital beds for youth in mental health crises "a real and significant need," Santa Clara County Supervisor...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by I'd like to help save our children, on May 27, 2015 at 11:47 pm | 14 comments | 5371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community notebook: Leadership Palo Alto seeking emerging leaders

Leadership Palo Alto is currently accepting applications for its leadership development program, which starts in September...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Ok , on May 27, 2015 at 11:26 pm | 1 comment | 2791 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City celebrates revamped California Avenue

The brand new fountain sculpture wasn't the only thing making a splash Thursday on California Avenue, where a crowd of merchants,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by musical, on May 27, 2015 at 9:50 pm | 55 comments | 6833 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pilot was arrested prior to disappearance

A flight instructor who allegedly stole a plane from the Palo Alto Municipal Airport and [http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/15/palo-alto-flight-instructor-vanishes-over-pacific...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 27, 2015 at 9:17 pm | 28 comments | 12752 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local TV News Reports on SFO Noise in Palo Alto

See link below: http://wn.ktvu.com/clip/11535404/palo-alto-palo-alto-residents-compaion-about-landing-jet-noise ...

Original post made by Solomon on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by resident3, on May 27, 2015 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

KTVU NEWS - Palo Alto Residents complain about landing jet noise

KTVU NEWS - Palo Alto Residents complain about landing jet noise http://wn.ktvu.com/clip/11535404/palo-alto-palo-alto-residents-compaion-about-landing-jet-noise ...

Original post made by PA res on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Top of Agenda, on May 27, 2015 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 619 Views

SPORTS

SHP reaches its first CCS baseball title game since 1989

The last time Sacred Heart Prep played in a Central Coast Section baseball championship game, none of the current players...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by musical, on May 27, 2015 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 2136 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista closure heads toward final chapter

With the City Council just days away from making a decision on the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, supporters of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 27, 2015 at 10:32 am | 59 comments | 7978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools: Walking the Talk

Our kids learn from what we do, not what we say. In what ways should our schools and district walk the talk? In what ways...

Original post made by PAUSD Parent on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Introspective, on May 27, 2015 at 10:11 am | 2 comments | 611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

There's simply not much on the market

Would-be home buyers can count on frustration this spring as they confront the reality of today's market: Inventory of homes...

Original post made on May. 24, 2015
Last comment by question, on May 27, 2015 at 10:08 am | 14 comments | 2311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why so few hospital beds for teens?

The absence of adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds in Santa Clara County — described by one Palo Alto child and adolescent...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Thank you, on May 26, 2015 at 8:45 pm | 13 comments | 8704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Parking problems brew at Philz Coffee

Parking is getting tight in Midtown, and the opening of a new cafe may make matters worse. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/25/shop-talk-parking-...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jean G, on May 26, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 20 comments | 6128 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Preventive Medicine for Stroke (or Anything Else)?

Where do you go to get a true preventive and science-based approach for stroke prevention for life? Is there a website so...

Original post made by middle-aged palo altan on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by middle aged palo altan, on May 26, 2015 at 12:26 am | 11 comments | 844 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls splash to a state title in 200 free relay

It was just a week ago that the Palo Alto girls swam away with the 200-yard freestyle relay at the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on May. 23, 2015
Last comment by GraceZ, on May 25, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 3384 Views
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