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AROUND TOWN

Surge in housing stock

The Chinese are no longer buying. They are selling. Hong Kong housing market is collapsing. The Chinese Credit crunch is...

Original post made by Jake on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:54 am | 4 comments | 403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto agrees to add land to Foothills Park

After three decades of languishing in obscurity, a flat parcel near Foothills Park is about to become the newest addition...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:32 am | 23 comments | 22675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nothin' but lunch

A vision of Palo Alto's California Avenue and its environs as a mecca for high-tech employees was met with limited enthusiasm...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Vrubel nachman, on Mar 27, 2014 at 10:05 am | 17 comments | 3546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to upgrade utility tax

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto established a tax on utilities and phone usage, city officials are preparing to "modernize"...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by common sense, on Mar 27, 2014 at 5:34 am | 27 comments | 2915 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rent-control manager resigns after audit

Carol Lamont, the manager of East Palo Alto's rent-control program, tendered her resignation March 12, after the City Manager's...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 27, 2014 at 1:21 am | 1 comment | 819 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three top Palo Alto officials to get raises

Days after Palo Alto officials approved pay raises for the lowest-paid city workers, a City Council committee has proposed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 21 comments | 4698 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board to city: 'Keep funding schools'

Palo Alto school board members Tuesday argued for the City of Palo Alto to continue to make payments to the school district...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Skelly, Please do Nothing, on Mar 26, 2014 at 8:33 pm | 10 comments | 2231 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista Closure Hearing set for April 21st

Now that the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park relocation impact report (RIR) has been found "complete" by the City, the closure...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 283 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man sentenced for attacking Palo Alto police officer

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's office today handed down an eight-year sentence for Ryan Goodson, a 34-year-old...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lockheed Martin opens new advanced-materials center

Officials at space-technology company Lockheed Martin unveiled a new research facility at Stanford Research Park on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Mar 26, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 7 comments | 4782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police embrace new recording technology

If you see a Palo Alto police cruiser passing by, the odds are that the cruiser can also see you, even if the officers inside...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 26, 2014 at 5:22 pm | 23 comments | 14143 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls ending its lease of downtown transit center

A long-standing agreement between Palo Alto, Stanford University and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Agency for the...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 26, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 13 comments | 3842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High names Fung as its new athletic director

It didn't take much of a search to find Palo Alto High's new athletic director. The final choice was on campus all along....

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by alarms, on Mar 26, 2014 at 1:28 pm | 23 comments | 2948 Views

BOOKS

Tom Wyman, library champion and activist, dies at 86

Tom Wyman, a longtime Palo Alto volunteer, died on March 10. He was 86. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/03/21/tom-wyman-library-commissioner-dies...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Liz Davis, on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:19 am | 10 comments | 10376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Architecture panel signs off on Stanford's housing proposal

As College Terrace residents prepare to welcome a new housing community for Stanford University faculty into their eclectic...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Mar 25, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 44 comments | 15310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three Palo Alto principals announce retirements

Fairmeadow and Ohlone elementary schools and the Palo Alto Adult School are searching for new principals following an announcement...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Mar 25, 2014 at 11:20 pm | 22 comments | 4529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study sheds light on Buena Vista children

While Hispanic children in Silicon Valley tend to experience high drop-out rates and steep barriers to quality medical care,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on Mar 25, 2014 at 9:18 pm | 47 comments | 5394 Views

BOOKS

Error in community calendar listing

This listing in today's PA Online Community Calendar caught my eye: "Author Nicholas Carr will talk about his most recent...

Original post made by Dave on Mar. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 457 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Interrupted burglary in progress in Palo Verde neighborhood

Palo Alto police have surrounded a home in the 800 block of Ames Avenue after a resident returned home Monday evening to...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by PV Neighbor, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 11 comments | 5524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students of color have a strong support group

Palo Alto students of color have a strong support group Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/03/21/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Mar 25, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 715 Views
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