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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Security Issues v Freedoms and Liberty

In the past day or so, security concerns with Apple v FBI are national headlines. A precedent could be at stake and Apple...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Apple is lying, on Feb 21, 2016 at 11:35 am | 7 comments | 396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Project Safety Net director brings public health expertise

Health educator Mary Gloner has been hired to lead Project Safety Net, a youth well-being collaborative formed in response...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Still awful, on Feb 21, 2016 at 11:15 am | 3 comments | 4137 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents want state to reject Stanford toxics plan

The state agency tasked with regulating hazardous materials should reject Stanford University's plan to deal with trichloroethylene...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Ahem, on Feb 21, 2016 at 12:36 am | 3 comments | 617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Please share experiences with Owner-builder arrangement for homebuilding

Hi, I am in the design phase of a 2-story SFR and to say the least, the approximate quotes of building so far have been...

Original post made by ownerbuilder on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Feb 20, 2016 at 9:53 pm | 2 comments | 329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves to ban plastic foam

Last year, Palo Altans threw away about 114 tons of plastic foam -- enough packing peanuts, foamy egg cartons, ice chests,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 20, 2016 at 6:59 pm | 22 comments | 3716 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys wrap up a second straight league hoop title

==BI Wednesday's prep basketball== The Gunn boys got some help from an unexpected source to wrap up a second straight basketball...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Go Gunn, on Feb 20, 2016 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Victor Frost, well-known panhandler, has died

One of Palo Alto's most colorful characters, Victor Frost, has died, according to the San Mateo County Coroner. Frost, who...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Timekeeper, on Feb 20, 2016 at 9:31 am | 16 comments | 8015 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto High grad Braff finds a baseball home at SJS

Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, was a great place for Palo Alto grad Ozzy Braff to start his college baseball...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by John Furrier, on Feb 20, 2016 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 3273 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Maltz pins his way to a SCVAL wrestling title

Weekend prep roundup Gunn junior Andy Maltz dominated his weight division during the SCVAL De Anza Division dual-match season...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Danny Abramovitch, on Feb 19, 2016 at 11:43 pm | 5 comments | 3972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Online launches 'pay meter'

Frequent visitors to Palo Alto Online will soon need to either become subscribing members to obtain full access to unlimited...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Feb 19, 2016 at 10:38 pm | 28 comments | 5383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto hiring ex-cons to watch tracks

This was an interesting story on the news. Seems, the contractor that Palo Alto hired to watch the railroad tracks has a...

Original post made by Samuel L. on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by well done!, on Feb 19, 2016 at 8:45 pm | 10 comments | 799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto tries to get a piece of the 'sharing economy'

It's called the "sharing economy," but Palo Alto officials are growing increasingly concerned that the city isn't getting...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by SeniorCitizen, on Feb 19, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 51 comments | 7792 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A parking Rubik's Cube

Just how far will downtown Palo Alto employees venture into surrounding neighborhoods in order to park free during the day?...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Feb 19, 2016 at 5:56 pm | 8 comments | 3358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The CDC Cavalry Ride In (on donkeys)

Suddenly all the media outlets in the Bay Area--not to mention Newsweek, The Washington Post, and ABC News Nightline--are...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Feb. 19, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Raises approved for top Palo Alto officials

With all of Palo Alto's labor groups engaged in negotiations over new contracts, the City Council swiftly approved raises...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by Truman, on Feb 19, 2016 at 2:23 pm | 18 comments | 3160 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman in Stanford sexual-assault case testifies

The woman whom former Stanford University student Brock Turner allegedly raped on campus in January appeared in court in...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Chill96, on Feb 19, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 13 comments | 18534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Streetsweeping at 7.40 a.m.

It is our day for streetsweeping. At 7.40 am the streetsweeper has done both ways in our street. There are cars parked both...

Original post made by Palo Verde on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by This and plane noise too?!, on Feb 19, 2016 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 459 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Medical Clinic has BIG problems

The PA Clinic has big problems, and #1 is the interminable wait time on the telephone....made even more irritating with...

Original post made by Jim on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Get it Online, on Feb 19, 2016 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 445 Views

SPORTS

Elway finally gains some revenge for the 1982 Big Game

John Elway had to wait more than 30 years, but it was well worth it to gain a measure of revenge for losing to Ron Rivera...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by dennis, on Feb 19, 2016 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 3509 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police: Burglary suspect caught after hiding in mobile-home park

A man who Palo Alto police said tried to burglarize a Crescent Park home Thursday morning was arrested after a 90-minute...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 18, 2016 at 11:16 pm | 1 comment | 389 Views
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