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PALO ALTO ISSUES

spam phone calls from Palo Alto Utilities

I got a phone call on my voice mail today. The caller ID said "650-329-2161 Palo Alto Utilities". The message was from some...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Oct 2, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 1 comment | 172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yelp to move into planned College Terrace Centre

Palo Alto's College Terrace Centre development has secured at least one tenant in review website Yelp, according to the Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 2, 2014 at 9:46 pm | 35 comments | 5012 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Help me find person who hit my car and fled

I park on High Street in between Embarcadero Road & Lincoln Avenue for work. On 9/17 someone hit my car and fled the...

Original post made by Brian Cicalese on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 2, 2014 at 8:49 pm | 3 comments | 275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Battle over the Baylands

The brown and dusty expanse of barren land next to Palo Alto's water-treatment plant looks like an unlikely setting for the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by David, on Oct 2, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 37 comments | 3592 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Labadie issues final decision on the Buena Vista Park Closure

Link to decision: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civicax/filebank/documents/44109 From the City's web site: The City...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mystery poll queries residents on City Council race

It's a riddle, wrapped in a mystery: A phone survey asking Palo Alto residents about the upcoming City Council election has...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Oct 2, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 30 comments | 2898 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto admits mistakes in negotiations with developer

Faced with a stinging audit from the Santa Clara County Grand Jury, Palo Alto officials this week acknowledged that they...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Oct 1, 2014 at 10:32 pm | 51 comments | 5877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The value of world languages in elementary school?

Why do people think world language in elementary school is so important? What about more science and computer programming,...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Been There, on Oct 1, 2014 at 8:54 pm | 33 comments | 847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing in mixed-use projects can count toward state housing requirement

Menlo Park -- and other California cities and towns -- will now be able to count housing within mixed-use projects toward...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on Oct 1, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 989 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce replaces CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce will have a new CEO after its current leader, David MacKenzie, was asked to step down this...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Lisa Costa, on Oct 1, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 17 comments | 6615 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police report spike in residential burglaries

Fifteen residential burglaries in Palo Alto have been reported to the police in September, an increase in crimes that appears...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Oct 1, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 10 comments | 3670 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal's top defense is making a strong case for itself

There is growing sentiment that this season's Stanford defense is better than last year's, and might be one of the best in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 1, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto’s Proposed New Pension Tax – Oops, Hotel Tax

Interesting read about the level of bloat in the city government: http://unionwatch.org/palo-altos-proposed-new-pension-tax-oops-hotel-tax/ We...

Original post made by Voter on Oct. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 143 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Low Water Pressure from Development?

I saw numerous comments online about people in LAH having an increase in pressure a few weeks ago that has remained. We...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by another resident, on Oct 1, 2014 at 4:15 am | 3 comments | 211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The meaning of 'fight'

Palo Alto school Superintendent Max McGee opted this month to solve the newest complaint of a frustrated Palo Alto parent...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Oct 1, 2014 at 3:13 am | 21 comments | 5536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sex crimes, liquor violations remain high at Stanford, report says

Stanford University issued its latest crime report this week with a new "dating violence" sex-crime category and new definitions...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 30, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 284 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police conduct manhunt in downtown Palo Alto

Police in Palo Alto are searching the Downtown North neighborhood for a man who is suspected of fraud and also has a warrant...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 30, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 12 comments | 6944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by David V, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 41 comments | 4553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to conduct test of campus emergency notification system

Stanford University will conduct a test of the campuswide [http://web.stanford.edu/group/SUDPS/Alertsufaq.shtml AlertSU]...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Buddhist Temple marks milestone

It was born out of an idea discussed in a cemetery and it grew as a place of worship for Palo Alto's Buddhist community....

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Truthseeker, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 3421 Views
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