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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Correct me if I'm wrong

To: The Palo Alto City Council Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/06/24/guest-opinion-correct-me-if-im-wrong...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 28, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 15 comments | 3190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Survey of voters reveals support for recall of Brock Turner judge

A new poll about the potential recall of Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky -- whose June 2 sentence of former Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by MOM2, on Jun 28, 2016 at 7:25 pm | 12 comments | 4760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto drops plan for November tax measure

A drive to place a tax measure on the November ballot in Palo Alto screeched to a halt on Monday night, when the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Klattu, on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 16 comments | 3379 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Postal worker taken to hospital after allegedly making threats

A postal worker was placed on a psychiatric hold at the East Bayshore Road post office in East Palo Alto early Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:33 pm | 11 comments | 9815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Revamp of Baylands golf course to start, finally

It's not the sand traps, the bunkers or the soil mounds at the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course that have been causing headaches...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Teddie, on Jun 28, 2016 at 5:33 pm | 8 comments | 3216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scores victory in federal ruling on Buena Vista

The owner of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park suffered a defeat in federal court Friday when a judge dismissed his lawsuit...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 28, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 21 comments | 6743 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto teacher charged with nine sex crimes

Palo Alto High School science teacher Ronnie Farrell will face charges for nine sex crimes stemming from two separate incidents...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by outsider, on Jun 28, 2016 at 12:15 pm | 24 comments | 8506 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Resident appeal seeks to nix downtown Palo Alto development

A proposal to construct a three-story building next to a historic home on Lytton Avenue in downtown Palo Alto is facing resistance,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by onewhoknows, on Jun 28, 2016 at 10:24 am | 11 comments | 2507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Tax measure rushed and ill-advised

Palo Alto City Council members are right to worry about political fall-out from the ever-worsening traffic congestion around...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:48 am | 28 comments | 2363 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to vote on new business tax

Palo Alto businesses would have to pay a tax based on how many workers they employ and that money would pay for transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by Resident , on Jun 27, 2016 at 11:57 pm | 8 comments | 1886 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Saving Buena Vista

Intense and persistent efforts over the last year by Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian to put together a financial...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Cleo's mom, on Jun 27, 2016 at 11:12 pm | 61 comments | 4070 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Supervisors back Buena Vista plan

A proposal to buy and save Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park scored its first victory Tuesday when the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 27, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 77 comments | 3915 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford's Ipsen seals second Olympic berth in diving

==BI USA Olympians == Stanford grad Kristian Ipsen and Michael Hixon used the huge point cushion they carried into the final...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by clyde, on Jun 27, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 756 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Palo Alto Breakfast House closes and more

This week's column features news on Palo Alto Breakfast House's closure, as well as a mysterious bake shop that might open...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by My cup of Tea, on Jun 27, 2016 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 7880 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council set to rule on new housing development on Maybell

For the second time in three years, Palo Alto in preparing to approve a housing development for a former orchard site on...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jun 26, 2016 at 11:14 pm | 20 comments | 3210 Views

SPORTS

Former Cardinal great Kostoff joins Stanford swimming staff

Former Indiana assistant swimming coach and Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame member Jeff Kostoff has joined the Cardinal as...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by Jan Ripple, on Jun 26, 2016 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 870 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County approves $950 million housing bond for November ballot

In what is being hailed as a chance to end regional homelessness, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by to senior, on Jun 26, 2016 at 4:25 pm | 5 comments | 1054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja to seek approval for growth plan

Castilleja School leaders announced at a community meeting Wednesday night that they plan to file a conditional-use permit...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Too Much to Ask, on Jun 26, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 15 comments | 3876 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by dave k, on Jun 26, 2016 at 10:05 am | 1097 comments | 191737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: High-end homes staying on market longer

A recent Bloomberg report reveals some shifts in the real estate market for higher-end homes in Palo Alto, pointing to an...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by TearerDowner, on Jun 25, 2016 at 7:19 pm | 3 comments | 955 Views
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