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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday volunteering is around the corner

For some Palo Alto residents, the greatest gift they'll receive this holiday season is the gift they'll give. Here are a...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by a, on Dec 23, 2015 at 12:32 am | 3 comments | 2478 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Congress eases curbs on foreign real estate investors

From today's WSJ: http://www.wsj.com/articles/congress-eases-curbs-on-foreign-real-estate-investors-1450657972 "The changes...

Original post made by disgusted on Dec. 20, 2015
Last comment by not sure, on Dec 22, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 656 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto calls for collaboration in high-speed-rail design

High-speed rail is still more than a decade away from making its first run through the Peninsula, but the controversial project...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Dan Tucker, on Dec 21, 2015 at 5:00 pm | 16 comments | 4537 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Terror attacks bring adversity to local Muslim community

For the estimated 250,000 Muslims living in the Bay Area, these are the times when faith is put to the test. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Chip, on Dec 21, 2015 at 2:37 pm | 12 comments | 4125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coyote spotted in Old Palo Alto

Old Palo Alto residents are warning their neighbors to keep pets indoors after a coyote was spotted running through the neighborhood...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by lindaloo, on Dec 21, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 8 comments | 3681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Duveneck principal dies

Kathleen Meagher (pronounced "my-er") has tragically died in a diving accident. A memorial in Menlo Park is planned.https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/education/wp/2015/12/19/arlin...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 20, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Dec 21, 2015 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An encouraging first step by the FAA

Prodded for months by three members of Congress and an increasingly organized group of Peninsula and Santa Cruz County residents,...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Whoa, on Dec 20, 2015 at 10:42 pm | 17 comments | 5362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Shinola, b8ta open in Palo Alto

Luxury watch retailer Shinola and East Coast-based salad chain Sweetgreen move in to downtown Palo Alto, as does the hands-on...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Dec 20, 2015 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 2357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Targeting academic stress at Paly

There is no Dead Week at Paly but an editorial in the school newspaper suggests this would alleviate stress on students....

Original post made by Experienced Parent on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Advocate , on Dec 20, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 6 comments | 656 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Little foxes: One Palo Alto man's quest to protect the baylands' gray fox

In the early evening sunset of the Palo Alto Baylands, a pair of small, furry creatures peered from the brush, watching intently....

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by @David, on Dec 20, 2015 at 4:35 pm | 25 comments | 7995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Activities for teens away from school?

What non-academic, non-school-related, open-to-all activities for teens are there in town or nearby? When I was a kid it...

Original post made by Local parent on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Local parent, on Dec 19, 2015 at 10:23 pm | 16 comments | 776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: East Palo Alto man booked for trying to break into Crescent Park car

An East Palo Alto man who police said was trying to break into a car in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood early Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 19, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 3556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for block-long El Camino development fizzles

When Palo Alto officials approved in 2013 a block-long development on El Camino Real featuring 48 apartments, retail and...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Gimme, on Dec 19, 2015 at 12:59 pm | 8 comments | 5408 Views

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261 Hamilton Remodel Complete and it is STUNNING!

After what seems like an eternity of generically modern new buildings popping up all over Palo Alto, I was elated to see...

Original post made by Olenka Villarreal on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Missing University Art, on Dec 19, 2015 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Solving problems, one student at a time

Karin Schlanger is the director of Grupo Palo Alto, a small nonprofit that provides "brief therapy" -- a model that focuses...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by commemt, on Dec 19, 2015 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 4209 Views

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Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Maria?, on Dec 18, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 2 comments | 2718 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford, PAMF penalized over patient safety

Stanford Health Care and Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Menlo Park Surgical Hospital will see their Medicare reimbursements...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Been There Twice, on Dec 18, 2015 at 10:55 pm | 7 comments | 6738 Views

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Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/12/18/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2476 Views

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How to throw a holiday soiree

"Keeping it simple" is one of the repeated party-planning mantras of Michigan native Amanda Kuzak, owner of Kuzak's Closet...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 7649 Views

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Home Front

<B><B>RECIPE RELEASE ...</B> Purchase Gamble Garden's first-ever cookbook, titled "Treasured Recipes," and try some of the...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
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