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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council race expands

Former Gunn High School teacher John Fredrich, who has made four prior bids for the Palo Alto City Council, filed a candidate...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 26, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 22 comments | 4027 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Style wars: Is Palo Alto's architecture-review process broken?

Birge Clark wasn't just the most prolific and beloved architect in Palo Alto's history, he may have also been its most content. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 26, 2014 at 11:37 am | 79 comments | 10937 Views

SPORTS

It's all in the family when it comes to this NCAA title streak

The next NCAA championship won by a Stanford team will mark the 39th straight year that the Cardinal has won at least one...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Bill and Ginny Lee, on Jul 26, 2014 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 2069 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growth debate tests city's height limits

With development anxieties running high in Palo Alto, the city's planning commissioners on Wednesday pondered three different...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 26, 2014 at 9:23 am | 47 comments | 4047 Views

AROUND TOWN

disgusted with cal ave changes

I grew up 2 blocks from cal ave..until 2 years ago that was my neighborhood. In the last two years I have been heartbroken...

Original post made by andrea on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Another native, on Jul 26, 2014 at 8:46 am | 2 comments | 392 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New head of East Palo Alto rent program resigns

East Palo Alto's Rent Stabilization Program administrator has resigned less than two weeks after his introduction to the...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 25, 2014 at 7:23 pm | 15 comments | 3277 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Midtown Market (Duca Hanley) 1959 with Santa and me

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Dec. 27, 2006
Last comment by Sonny M., on Jul 25, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 8 comments | 11032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands boardwalk closes due to unsafe conditions

The Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center Boardwalk, which runs between the center and the bay, has been closed...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 25, 2014 at 2:21 pm | 5 comments | 1804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill Road YMCA to close Oct. 1

The Page Mill Road YMCA in Palo Alto is closing this fall when its 10-year lease is up, Chief Operations Officer Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by fewiley, on Jul 25, 2014 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1206 Views

AROUND TOWN

ShopTalk: CPK, Palo Alto Grill close; longtime florist loses lease

In this week's ShopTalk column, closures dominate. More downtown Palo Alto restaurants bite the dust, as well as 25-year-old...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jul 25, 2014 at 7:35 am | 24 comments | 11091 Views

SPORTS

Bank of the West Classic has yet another standout field

With any luck, Stanford grad Nicole Gibbs hopes she won't get the chance to qualify for the Bank of the West Classic women's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Katie Kuehner-Hebert, on Jul 25, 2014 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 2806 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former planning commission chair Eduardo Martinez dies

Eduardo Martinez, a soft-spoken architect who chaired Palo Alto's Planning and Transportation Commission before stepping...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Eduardo Martinez Jr., on Jul 24, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 10 comments | 5090 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to bolster emergency medical services

With demand for emergency medical services on the rise, the Palo Alto Fire Department is preparing to add a fourth ambulance...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Jul 24, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 1896 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County embarks on long road to fix congested expressways

Faced with thickening traffic jams throughout its expressway network, Santa Clara County officials are considering a range...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Silly, on Jul 24, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 44 comments | 5607 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford law professor nominated for state Supreme Court

Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, a Mexican-born Stanford Law School professor and former White House official, has been nominated...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by jmc, on Jul 24, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 4 comments | 2866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police searching for missing man with dementia

Palo Alto police are searching for a man in his 70s who was last seen on foot walking away from the Stanford Hospital at...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 24, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 2261 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto lawyer sentenced for bribery attempt

A Palo Alto patent attorney who was convicted of attempting to bribe a police officer and drunken driving after being pulled...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Above the Law, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:40 am | 14 comments | 3065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>NEXT STOP, PULITZER ...</B> Local high school journalism programs cleaned up at this year's <B>San Francisco Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 521 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EdTech conference and Google-fest hit Palo Alto this weekend

A glimpse into 22nd century education &#150; and a giant sales pitch for all things Google &#150; are in the offing this...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:09 am | 15 comments | 7101 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County mulls hiring 'water conservation enforcers'

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is set to vote tonight on a staff recommendation to hire up to 10 temporary "water...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 24, 2014 at 8:23 am | 33 comments | 2277 Views
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