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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 | 11401 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 | 419 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 | 16268 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 | 5840 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 | 322 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 | 8768 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. 232 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 | 2087 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 | 1900 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 | 2069 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 | 1059 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 | 1584 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 | 1990 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto adopts water-use restrictions

With drought conditions continuing to plague the state, Palo Alto officials swiftly passed a resolution Monday restricting...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Water saver, on Aug 8, 2014 at 7:09 am | 19 comments | 6155 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 | 3360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five candidates prepare to compete for two seats on Palo Alto school board

Gearing up for this fall's campaign for Palo Alto Board of Education, candidates are polishing their websites, securing endorsements...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Aug 8, 2014 at 12:29 am | 55 comments | 7983 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Invitation only candidates meeting

On Wednesday there was a by invitation only meeting with three of the candidates for city council-- Holman, filseth and Dubois....

Original post made by Rupert of henzau on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Aug 7, 2014 at 11:34 pm | 36 comments | 783 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County to create host-family program for unaccompanied immigrants

Up to 50 unaccompanied immigrant minors will be housed in Santa Clara County, the Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday, as...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Eric Schmist, on Aug 7, 2014 at 11:22 pm | 11 comments | 3105 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Current council members pull papers for East Palo Alto council race

The East Palo Alto City Council race has stayed relatively quiet so far, with only current council members Ruben Abrica and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 7, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 20 comments | 1820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yet ANOTHER bad PA driver resulting in a roll over

Worst drivers on the Peninisula by far. The police do zero to reign in the go-go-go aggressive/fast drivers that are more...

Original post made by Wear a helmet in Palo Alto on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Perverse humor, on Aug 7, 2014 at 3:31 pm | 21 comments | 738 Views
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