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PALO ALTO ISSUES

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<B><B>THE COMMISSION OMISSION ... </B>Commission appointments are typically a humdrum topic in Palo Alto, but last week the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Dec 1, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 805 Views

RESTAURANTS

Unbeetable

Where can you find authentic pirozhki, borscht, shuba and pelmeni in Palo Alto? In the lobby of a tech company's office complex,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sandwich, on Dec 1, 2014 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 1651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday helpers take the stress out of entertaining

Chestnuts roasting, sleigh bells ringing, halls decked, etc. Boasting delicious foods, festive music, reunions of families...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by anne ream, on Nov 30, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 2640 Views

SPORTS

Sherman helps the Seahawks stop the Niners once again

Former Stanford standout Richard Sherman intercepted two passes, one that set up the only touchdown of the day, and one that...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by udall, on Nov 30, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 9 comments | 1002 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation &#8212; A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Nov 30, 2014 at 11:03 am | 38 comments | 5149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto slammed for lack of transparency on Arrillaga proposals

Palo Alto officials circumvented the public process and ignored the city's own policies about leasing of public land when...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by ISRAT, on Nov 30, 2014 at 11:02 am | 73 comments | 8042 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Stanford students protest decision in Ferguson

Stanford students and community members marched from the university to City Hall on Nov. 25, 2014, in protest of a Missouri...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 30, 2014 at 10:47 am | 10 comments | 2532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers needed for "Holiday Flowers For Our Veterans"

If you are looking for a way to experience the true magic and meaning of the holiday season... come to the Nature's Alley...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Nov. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 273 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 29, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 80 comments | 5057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday cheer: Concerts and gatherings to make spirits bright

As temperatures drop, the days grow shorter and the nights longer, it's harder to rely on sunshine for warmth and light....

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3745 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Helping kids this season

Don't let the booming Silicon Valley technology-driven economy lull you into thinking that there isn't a continuing divide,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2050 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The journey to the starting line

The Downtown Residential Parking Permit Program Stakeholder Group has been meeting for eight months and at its final meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is Crescent Park's parking 'creep' a sign of things to come?

Last year, Crescent Park residents learned all about the power &#8212; and the repercussions &#8212; of the city's parking...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preparing for the unthinkable: School district maintenance foreman develops emergency-response system

In the event that a shooting were to take place at one of Palo Alto Unified School District's 17 campuses, teachers would...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Police Parent, on Nov 27, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 13 comments | 5604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls options for new Foothills 'parkland'

It's not often that a city discovers that it owns 7.7 acres of undeveloped land that City Council members didn't even know...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 27, 2014 at 2:54 am | 18 comments | 462 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials defend $4.6M upgrade of City Hall

Five months after Palo Alto officials approved a $4.6 million renovation of City Hall, council members made a public case...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 27, 2014 at 2:41 am | 30 comments | 3953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers changing its policy for labor negotiations

Seeking to add transparency to its labor-negotiations process, Palo Alto is considering scrapping its practice of holding...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 26, 2014 at 7:21 pm | 9 comments | 2188 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Buildings of up to eight stories planned for East Palo Alto

With an eye on affordable housing and the city's bottom line, East Palo Alto officials on Monday night unveiled the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 26, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 40 comments | 5215 Views

AROUND TOWN

SHP's Choy completes perfect tennis season with CCS title

==BI CCS roundup== It's one down and perhaps three to go for Sacred Heart Prep freshman Sara Choy when it comes to her...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 26, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 1556 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Fatal shooting by police officers may not have been recorded

Only two of three Menlo Park police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect on Nov. 11 were wearing...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Another Ferguson, on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments | 1717 Views
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