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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Surviving 9/11, still

It's been 15 years since the 9/11 terrorists drove planes deep into the sides of New York City's Twin Towers, but for survivor...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 8, 2016 at 8:33 pm | 8 comments | 7040 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Political outsiders look to shake up status quo in council race

One candidate running for a City Council seat in Palo Alto says he wants to eliminate the Architectural Review Board and...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by margaret heath, on Sep 8, 2016 at 8:08 pm | 20 comments | 3017 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town

Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 8, 2016 at 3:46 pm | 96 comments | 9015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Consultant confirms increased airplane noise, flight paths

Hundreds if not thousands of airplanes from San Francisco International Airport pass over Palo Alto's residential neighborhoods...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Sep 8, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 55 comments | 6894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district hosts town hall on budget shortfall

The Palo Alto school district will hold a town hall to solicit community input about how to manage a $3.3 million budget...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 8, 2016 at 11:01 am | 6 comments | 1516 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man sought in robbery near Nordstrom

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who they say ripped a purse off a woman's shoulder in a Stanford Shopping Center...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by Edgar, on Sep 7, 2016 at 8:57 pm | 11 comments | 5271 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Target to open 'flexible-format' store in East Palo Alto

Target will open a new "flexible format" store in the Ravenswood Shopping Center in East Palo Alto, the retail company announced...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Epa650, on Sep 7, 2016 at 5:50 pm | 6 comments | 4273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Sales

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/09/02/home-sales posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Resident One, on Sep 7, 2016 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 1351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Srinivasan Subramanian drops out of Palo Alto school-board race

Palo Alto parent and engineer Srinivasan Subramanian has decided to withdraw from the race for a seat on the Board of Education...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 6, 2016 at 6:07 pm | 21 comments | 7252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Our housing crisis calls for regional cooperation

The housing crisis in our communities is both an economic challenge and a threat to sustainability. It is defined by the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 6, 2016 at 2:47 pm | 32 comments | 4550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How were you able to become a Palo Alto homeowner

I thought it would be helpful to start a thread where Palo Alto homeowners explained how they got here. There seems to be...

Original post made by PAresident on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Not worth the sacrifice, on Sep 6, 2016 at 1:56 pm | 33 comments | 1240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals named for Jordan, Palo Verde

The school district has named a Los Altos elementary school principal and Palo Alto middle school assistant principal as...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Gardner too, on Sep 6, 2016 at 1:31 pm | 25 comments | 6900 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

25 free articles per month

Dear Town Square, Several months ago you started a policy of only 25 free articles per month and after that registration...

Original post made by Reader on Sep. 3, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Sep 6, 2016 at 11:44 am | 26 comments | 745 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Employee suffers minor injuries after kitchen fire at Panda Express in Palo Alto

A manager at a Palo Alto restaurant suffered minor injuries when a fire broke out in the restaurant's kitchen Monday morning,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 6, 2016 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 4412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district committee drops Everyday Math

After devoting an entire school year to testing out new math materials at Palo Alto's elementary schools and selecting three...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Theodore, on Sep 5, 2016 at 2:27 pm | 37 comments | 7389 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Following Turner's release, recall-campaign organizers rally

Local and national elected officials, Stanford University students, sexual-assault survivors, parents and others threw their...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Sep 5, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 5 comments | 652 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Locals open up about housing struggles

A group of children sat at the back of Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, as they fidgeted with their marker and glitter-paint...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 5, 2016 at 7:46 am | 43 comments | 4904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air is smokey tonight in Midtown Palo Alto

Anyone else experiencing smokey air tonight? I've just closed all of our windows because of it. Seems like either firewood...

Original post made by Lily on Sep. 4, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 5, 2016 at 5:25 am | 1 comment | 188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Kirke Comstock survived rough-and-tumble politics, and a bomb

The passing last week of Kirke Comstock &#8212; a former mayor of both Palo Alto and Portola Valley &#8212; closes a long-ago...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by just a kid then, on Sep 4, 2016 at 8:43 pm | 3 comments | 1886 Views

SPORTS

Course record set in first cross country race of the year

Palo Alto senior Kent Slaney set a Bol Park course record, racing 10:13, at the annual Palo Alto-Gunn Alumni meet Wednesday....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2016
Last comment by running fan, on Sep 4, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 733 Views
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