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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation — A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 12, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 40 comments | 7083 Views

SPORTS

Stanford, UCLA all set for a showdown after bye week

No. 15-ranked Stanford is well into preparation for Thursday night's nationally televised game football game on ESPN against...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Tony Sandoval, on Oct 12, 2015 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 1536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Personalizing the 'urban forest'

The current dialogue over northern Palo Alto's historic "urban forest" may mean that residents need to take more personal...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Oct 12, 2015 at 12:59 pm | 7 comments | 2950 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP: Motorcyclist splitting lanes when crash occurred

A motorcyclist killed Tuesday in a crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto appears to have been splitting lanes at a high...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Chip, on Oct 12, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 39 comments | 8657 Views

AROUND TOWN

New cameras to count bikers, pedestrians

Dozens of cameras will be installed on utility poles throughout Palo Alto as part of the city's latest attempt to gauge the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by To Resident, on Oct 12, 2015 at 10:53 am | 57 comments | 4486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, Publisher Bill Johnson and...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Ed B., on Oct 12, 2015 at 10:29 am | 4 comments | 2778 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man booked for stabbing outside Happy Donuts

Palo Alto police have arrested a man who they believe stabbed another man in the back in an alleyway behind Happy Donuts...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by BV resident?, on Oct 12, 2015 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 3880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County approves cold weather homeless shelter program

Santa Clara County will have 255 beds available for the homeless during the winter under a program approved by the board...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 12, 2015 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 2479 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: New book club aims to improve interracial understanding in Palo Alto

A new book club starting in Palo Alto seeks to bring readers one step closer to understanding what it's like to be in another's...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Que Pasa, on Oct 11, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 5 comments | 2381 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vehicle strikes by trains up dramatically this year

An increase in the number of vehicles hit by Caltrain commuter trains this year has transit police and at least one city...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by WilliamR, on Oct 11, 2015 at 11:16 am | 22 comments | 2865 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Defensive effort highlights SHP's 47-13 football romp

In the first PAL Bay Division game of the season, Sacred Heart Prep's offense looked like a well-oiled machine, racking up...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 11, 2015 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor commits to eradicating homelessness among veterans

Citing the deaths of two unhoused women in Palo Alto parks two years ago as emblematic of the need to end homelessness in...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2015
Last comment by follow the lead of Salt Lake City, on Oct 11, 2015 at 9:48 am | 16 comments | 1335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps parking exemptions for downtown developments

In their latest attempt to solve downtown's parking frustrations, Palo Alto officials on Monday night agreed to strike from...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 10, 2015 at 10:41 pm | 9 comments | 2036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Responding to sexual harassment: What the law says

Federal, state and school district guidelines offer a framework for the investigation into sexual harassment. The Weekly...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Oct 10, 2015 at 12:03 pm | 14 comments | 2883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will China stop capital flight to our real estate

As a new arrival to Stanford we are trying to buy a house but cannot compete with the tidal wave of Chinese capital. Is...

Original post made by Sandra on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by NPR Report, on Oct 10, 2015 at 10:30 am | 34 comments | 1111 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water quality bad?

It feels like the water quality in PA has really deteriorated: I can clearly smell chemicals now from the tap water, it's...

Original post made by GV on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Slow Down, on Oct 9, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 10 comments | 1583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A tortuous school inquiry

Palo Alto school district officials had the perfect opportunity last fall to demonstrate they had learned from their past...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Oct 9, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 12 comments | 5695 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obituaries

George Liddicoat Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/10/09/obituaries posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 9, 2015 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 549 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>Noise, banner assault Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/07/17/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Chris Cummings, on Oct 9, 2015 at 4:18 pm | 1 comment | 468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine tips on how to turn a living room Zen

In today's hurried times, a home's living space is often the only, and quickest, escape from the stress of daily life, according...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Space, on Oct 9, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 6946 Views
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