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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hail to the Residents

Excerpted from prepared comments at last week’s invitation-only "Meet the Candidates" at the home of Janet Dafoe: It’s...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by anon, on Aug 11, 2014 at 7:58 am | 8 comments | 547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Replacing JJ&F

The developer of a long-delayed mixed-use project on the site of the former JJ&F Market is asking the city to approve his...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 10, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 29 comments | 3773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Got empathy?

Can teaching kids empathy change the world? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/08/08/got-empathy...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 10, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 5 comments | 4059 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City set to take control of Palo Alto Airport

After years of plans and negotiations, Palo Alto's takeover of its namesake airport is finally ready for liftoff. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2014 at 9:52 am | 54 comments | 5261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why detours Louis, Middlefield, Embarcadero, Oregon??

Does anyone know what is going on this Saturday with roads blocked off in PA and detours?? - ...

Original post made by anonymous on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Aug 9, 2014 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lost dog--older brown friendly Chihuahua (Ross & Ames)

We got her as a rescue just a bit ago and we think she slipped under the screen door around 6 pm tonight (Saturday) with...

Original post made by Glen Anderson on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Glen Anderson, on Aug 9, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 1 comment | 367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-tech hub proposed for Palo Alto's Varsity Theatre

Plans for downtown's historic Varsity Theatre took another turn this week when building owner Chop Keenan submitted a proposal...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Marianne, on Aug 9, 2014 at 9:56 am | 58 comments | 12901 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Question for Editors

How come there's now a selection on Town Square called "Woodland Park" that allows an E. Palo Alto resident to select that...

Original post made by Hmmm on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 9, 2014 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to vet new grocer for old JJ&F site

The developer of College Terrace Centre raised eyebrows earlier this year when he disclosed that his son will be in charge...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 9, 2014 at 8:26 am | 21 comments | 22695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents catch city wasting water

One day after the City of Palo Alto adopted water-use restrictions for businesses and residents, mushrooms growing in city...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Aug 9, 2014 at 3:54 am | 36 comments | 7029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thank you Weekly for letting us know that PAUSD Board decided unanimously to challenge federal agency.

Thank you Weekly for letting us know that PAUSD board decided unanimously to challenge a federal agency. The thread...

Original post made by village fool on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:47 pm | 1 comment | 483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dear members of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

Dear members of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, As you all know there will be denominational vote on this Sunday (March...

Original post made by Monica Dhandapani Mallon on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Monica Dhandapani Mallon, on Aug 8, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 119 comments | 10686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Weight Loss Training for Palo Alto Residents

Hello, On the advice of a friend, I recently tried getting a personal trainer to help me lose weight and I just wanted...

Original post made by Kelsey J. on Aug. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's rule changes for new El Camino buildings met with skepticism

After faltering in their first effort to promote wider sidewalks on El Camino Real, Palo Alto officials did little better...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Q, on Aug 8, 2014 at 2:50 pm | 7 comments | 2852 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto invited to meet top three candidates for police chief

Members of the community will have a chance this Saturday to meet three candidates in the running to become East Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 8, 2014 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 2247 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto teen faces multiple counts of attempted murder

A 16-year-old East Palo Alto youth will be tried as an adult for attempted murder and other charges in a drive-by shooting...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Throw the book, on Aug 8, 2014 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 2661 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women picked to win Pac-12 volleyball title

The Stanford women's volleyball team was tabbed the preseason favorite by a vote of Pac-12 coaches it was announced Thursday....

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When all the world's a stage

From a portrait of artist Norman Rockwell to the misadventures of a transgender artist considering gender reassignment, TheatreWorks'...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1868 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A gathering of the tribes

Roger McNamee of the psychedelic roots-rock band Moonalice loves playing in town parks. And on Saturday evening, Aug. 9,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 2285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Seeking vision for city's growth, council rejects staff's ideas

Faced with four different visions for future growth, Palo Alto's council members quibbled and agonized Wednesday night over...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 8, 2014 at 6:00 am | 20 comments | 3655 Views
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Trust But Verify
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