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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 | 1257 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 | 10395 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 | 4550 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 | 6266 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA: First-degree murder charges for Palo Alto woman

A Palo Alto mother of two will face first-degree murder charges in the July stabbing death of her sister-in-law, the Santa...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Overkill, on Oct 14, 2016 at 10:31 am | 21 comments | 11021 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

John Fredrich

In a position paper, City Council candidate John Fredrich called for more affordable housing, new parks and improved mass...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Under appreciated!, on Oct 14, 2016 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arthur Keller

Arthur Keller, a data-crunching veteran of Palo Alto's land-use battles, officially announced his run for City Council on...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Oct 14, 2016 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 644 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greer Stone

Homeless veterans. Struggling nonprofits. Seniors struggling to make it on a fixed income. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/14/greer-stone...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Oct 14, 2016 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 697 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault is Assault

The reality is most women and many men have been groped, attacked, threatened, or raped without permission. It's a huge...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Gay is Not Evil, on Oct 14, 2016 at 9:01 am | 6 comments | 248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>NATIVE PLANT SALE ... </B>Conserve water and make your garden beautiful this season by introducing California native...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>East Palo Alto Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/14/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building unity

From 2014 to 2015, 328 Foothill College students transferred to California state universities. Just five of them were black. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1922 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Len Ely

Try it. If it doesn't work, try something else. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/14/len-ely...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 685 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In their own words: Where the candidates stand

<I>In candidate forums, endorsement interviews and questionnaires sponsored by the resident groups Palo Alto Forward (PAF)...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

John Kerry discusses ethical, social challenges of internet age

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sat casually on the stage of the Rosewood Sand Hill Hotel ballroom in Menlo Park on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Oct 14, 2016 at 6:08 am | 5 comments | 2106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to shift fire station to Geng Road

A new fire station would go up near the Palo Alto Baylands and remain there for about 18 months while the city rebuilds the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Rainer, on Oct 14, 2016 at 3:39 am | 8 comments | 2094 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rethinking minimum wage: One size does not fit all

There is a great irony in the new minimum-wage requirements that have swept across California, a point that ought to irk...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by rocco , on Oct 13, 2016 at 5:48 pm | 13 comments | 4097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Todd Collins

Ask Todd Collins for his thoughts on just about any issue facing the Palo Alto school district, and he'll bring you back...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 13, 2016 at 5:27 pm | 6 comments | 1122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Melissa Baten Caswell

After serving for almost a decade on the Palo Alto Board of Education, Melissa Baten Caswell didn't initially plan to run...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 13, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 1117 Views
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