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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 | 2836 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 | 4767 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 | 660 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 | 2412 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 | 1253 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 | 609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council seeks new path to updated growth vision

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 Input, on Aug 7, 2014 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 197 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Worker killed, another injured when driver veers off U.S. 101

A highway worker was killed and another injured when a driver veered off U.S. 101 in Redwood City on Tuesday morning (Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by local, on Aug 7, 2014 at 7:14 am | 8 comments | 2749 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Palo Alto

Blossoming magnolia trees grace the streets, offering sweet fragrances in early spring. An abundance of multi-colored azaleas,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Thomas Charters, on Aug 7, 2014 at 4:37 am | 1 comment | 255 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Groundbreaking social entrepreneur Priya Haji dies

A Silicon Valley entrepreneur whose socially minded work included East Palo Alto's seminal drug-treatment nonprofit, Free...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Shyam V Nath, on Aug 6, 2014 at 9:38 pm | 5 comments | 9995 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothills Park hiker falls, is rescued via helicopter

A 70-year-old man fell down a steep embankment while hiking in Foothills Park Tuesday morning, sustaining injuries to his...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Booboo, on Aug 6, 2014 at 7:37 pm | 18 comments | 5409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's traffic, small-claims courts set to close

Faced with budget challenges, the Santa Clara County Superior Court announced Tuesday that it will be closing the small claims...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by local, on Aug 6, 2014 at 7:03 pm | 12 comments | 1950 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holman announces bid for second City Council term

Vowing to improve government transparency and protect residents from the impacts of new development, City Councilwoman Karen...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 6, 2014 at 3:51 pm | 16 comments | 1686 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to weigh different visions for growth

As Palo Alto prepares to debate this week four different visions for the city's long-term growth, one common theme stands...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Aug 6, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 50 comments | 3772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>Affordable housing loss Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/03/14/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Deb, on Aug 6, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 887 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Credit, debit card info breach reported at P.F. Chang's

A P.F. Chang's China Bistro restaurant in Palo Alto is one of 33 of the chain's outlets where credit and debit card information...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Kenny, on Aug 6, 2014 at 11:18 am | 8 comments | 1267 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford announces members of sexual-assault task force

Stanford University today named a group of almost 20 students, faculty and staff who will make up a task force charged with...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Aug 6, 2014 at 12:40 am | 16 comments | 3155 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Rakestraw helps Team USA earn a bronze medal

With Stanford sophomore Kevin Rakestraw in the middle of it all, the U.S. Men's Junior National Team defeated Puerto Rico...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by John, on Aug 5, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 543 Views

SPORTS

Team USA wins first volleyball match at FIVB Grand Prix

Stanford grad Alix Klineman helped the U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team beat Japan 25-27, 25-17, 25-22, 24-26, 15-11...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 5, 2014 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Humane Society eyes new animal shelter

After two years of uncertainty and a brush with closure, Palo Alto's aged animal shelter could undergo a radical expansion...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 5, 2014 at 8:41 am | 23 comments | 3093 Views
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