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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto residents seek relief from train noise

Living next to downtown Palo Alto's bustling train station has many benefits, but for residents of 101 Alma St., a good night's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 17, 2016 at 5:40 am | 79 comments | 11326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local lawyer turns crime novelist

Susan Wolfe had no plans to become a writer when she began practicing law as a corporate attorney in the heart of Silicon...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Rats!

Professorville resident Dexter Girton is an avid gardener who began noticing something was eating his crops. When he was...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by neighbors, on Oct 16, 2016 at 10:14 pm | 5 comments | 1459 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man found dead at Opportunity Center

A Palo Alto man who lived at the Opportunity Center homeless shelter was found dead in his room, according to a spokesperson...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 16, 2016 at 9:19 pm | 12 comments | 13652 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford's Lee continues hot start to college golf career

Stanford freshman Andrea Lee continued her impressive collegiate start, following last week's individual victory in Chicago...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by COACH , on Oct 16, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 1420 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car crashes into Palo Alto home decor store

A car crashed through the front doors into the Hudson Grace store in Town & Country Village in Palo Alto Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Chrisc, on Oct 16, 2016 at 11:16 am | 20 comments | 11213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mental health clinic for youth coming to Menlo Park

By the end of next summer, if all goes according to plan, Menlo Park will have a mental health clinic just for young people....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 16, 2016 at 11:11 am | 12 comments | 3950 Views

AROUND TOWN

In rare move, Chamber picks favorites in Palo Alto council race

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday jumped into the city's politically charged debate about office development when...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by john_alderman, on Oct 16, 2016 at 10:24 am | 98 comments | 6855 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Fire Station 3, school budget, Avenidas renovation

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Oct. 17. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/10/14/public-agenda-fire-station-3-school-bud...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by The Aristocrat, on Oct 16, 2016 at 6:03 am | 2 comments | 1386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flies!

It seems like the rain in recent days has awakened an army of weird looking flies. I noticed them this morning when getting...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by Uh-oh!, on Oct 15, 2016 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 150 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Neighbors resolve conflict over potential Airbnb rental

A Palo Alto property owner's suggestion to turn his Crescent Park home into an Airbnb rental set off a maelstrom of protest...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by interesting, on Oct 15, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 18 comments | 4906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bombarded by PIE requests -- HELP!

I am being bombarded by requests for PIE donations -- on phone, on email, etc. There is no opt-out on the email. Is there...

Original post made by PAUSDParent on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Oct 15, 2016 at 11:36 am | 10 comments | 387 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure A backers hope to put dent in affordable-housing crisis

What some officials say is the most significant measure in Santa Clara County history to help low- and moderate-income residents...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Its the details, on Oct 15, 2016 at 11:19 am | 6 comments | 3520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

pro-transit and environmental groups oppose additional VTA tax

Three pro-transit and environmental groups, BayRail Alliance, the Sierra Club, and Silicon Valley Transit Users are urging...

Original post made by Steve Ly on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Oct 15, 2016 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Age-discrimination lawsuit filed against HP

Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Hewlett-Packard companies for age discrimination,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 15, 2016 at 9:05 am | 17 comments | 6844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election '16: For the sake of the children

Two incumbents and three challengers are vying for three open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education in this November's...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by No incumbents please, on Oct 15, 2016 at 1:38 am | 20 comments | 7077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Vancouver slaps 15% tax on foreign house buyers in effort to cool market

Food for thought: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/02/vancouver-real-estate-foreign-house-buyers-tax "Foreigners...

Original post made by NoMoPa on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by But....?, on Oct 14, 2016 at 11:37 am | 54 comments | 1252 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No charges filed against Stanford student arrested for rape

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office will not file charges against a male Stanford University graduate student...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by But....?, on Oct 14, 2016 at 11:26 am | 16 comments | 10348 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Caffe Riace reinvents itself

This week's Shop Talk column features information on the revamp of established, authentic Italian restaurant Caffe Riace. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Ditto, on Oct 14, 2016 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 4548 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing agency eyes new affordable housing sites

After a bruising 2013 defeat of its proposal to build affordable senior apartments in south Palo Alto, the nonprofit Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by mmmmmMom, on Oct 14, 2016 at 10:35 am | 38 comments | 6239 Views
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Nobu confirmed to open in Palo Alto
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Secretary of Plate
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New York College Tours
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Family Planning: Both Agree Before Getting Pregnant
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