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PALO ALTO ISSUES

As If It Didn't Happen

The Mercury-News covered it, the Chronicle covered it, but not a word in the news columns of our local weekly: Yesterday...

Original post made by March on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Dec 3, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 8 comments | 407 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara Valley Water District extends call for conservation

Rain has a welcome sight for the Bay Area this week, but the Santa Clara Valley Water District says more needs to be done...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Duh, on Dec 3, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to approve digital artwork for City Hall lobby

The latest element in Palo Alto's roughly $4.5-million effort to enhance the ground floor at City Hall will be nearly impossible...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Egos Gratification, on Dec 3, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 27 comments | 4214 Views

RESTAURANTS

Stanford Shopping Center announces further renovation plans

Stanford Shopping Center will enjoy a shopping spree of its own over the next two years, spending millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by SSC worker, on Dec 3, 2014 at 11:51 am | 31 comments | 21294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

North County to receive pilot satellite social services offices

Santa Clara County's Social Services Agency has launched a pilot program to staff "satellite offices" at nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ray Bacchetti, on Dec 3, 2014 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1727 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto brings new approach to old 'parking crisis'

If things go as planned, 2015 will be the year in which Palo Alto residents and workers say farewell to free parking. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycyle, on Dec 3, 2014 at 11:00 am | 35 comments | 9513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smoking ban spreads to Palo Alto business districts

From local parks and nature preserves to business districts, shopping centers and outdoor dining tables, Palo Alto's smoking...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Leslie, on Dec 2, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 27 comments | 5800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Delight Lighting store goes dark

Delight Lighting, Inc., once proud to be the only store on its block, is boxing up to head elsewhere. Delight was the one...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Info, on Dec 2, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 12 comments | 2699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens get uplift from downward dog

The physical and mental benefits of practicing yoga are numerous and well-supported by research: decreased stress, enhanced...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Like it, on Dec 2, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 2866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10 Books A Home invests in young learners

What can a bookcase and 10 books do for a child? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/11/28/10-books-a-home-invests-in-young-learners...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by KP, on Dec 2, 2014 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 5017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Inhabiture to close in Palo Alto

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the closure of eco-friendly furniture store Inhabiture and the time warp that...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 2, 2014 at 8:56 am | 14 comments | 2508 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto has the highest rental prices in the USA

According to the SF Chronicle, these are national rankings based on median home rental prices: 1. Palo Alto 2. San Francisco ... 5....

Original post made by Palo Alto is number 1 on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Dec 2, 2014 at 12:37 am | 18 comments | 777 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal judge throws out Vi at Palo Alto lawsuit

Residents of the Palo Alto senior community Vi saw their class-action lawsuit against its company dismissed by a federal...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 1, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 5 comments | 6834 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton girls advance to NorCal volleyball finals

The second-seeded Menlo-Atherton girls volleyball team advanced to the CIF Northern California playoff finals with a 25-14,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Volleymama , on Dec 1, 2014 at 10:51 pm | 4 comments | 1710 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police officer disciplined for texting photo of 'scantily clad' arrestee

A Palo Alto police officer faced disciplinary actions from the department earlier this year for texting to another officer...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 1, 2014 at 8:17 pm | 15 comments | 5205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen arrested in Gunn graffiti case

Palo Alto police have arrested a 17-year-old and detained an 18-year old in a May 12 graffiti incident, which involved racist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 1, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 12 comments | 5204 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County offers warrant forgiveness for the holidays

People who failed to appear in court and want to avoid spending the holidays in jail can get a second chance. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Give-Operation-Second-Chance-A-Chance, on Dec 1, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1908 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<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 | 846 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 | 1664 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 | 2650 Views
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