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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping water off the street

In the midst of California's driest year on record -- and $500 fines for sprinkler runoff as of Aug. 1 -- residents with...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Big Drip, on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:11 pm | 3 comments | 813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zipcars - adding to the parking congestion?

Just saw this. http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/news/displaynews.asp?NewsID=2765&TargetID=268 How did this get by us without...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 28, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 8 comments | 179 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford MBA, startup CEO joins East Palo Alto council race

Three new faces have joined the quiet East Palo Alto council race, challenging the two incumbents who are running for two...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by What the devil?, on Aug 28, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 9 comments | 2393 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fair housing veteran to helm East Palo Alto rent control program

A longtime advocate for fair housing in East Palo Alto has been picked as the city's new rent-control administrator, staff...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 28, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 3 comments | 902 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holman cleared by FPPC after 'conflict of interest' claim

Councilwoman Karen Holman did not violate state law when she urged city staff to explore rezoning sites on Arastradero Road...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Sunnytown, on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 71 comments | 2915 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Valley entrepreneurs share job-creation ideas

To create jobs America must welcome entrepreneurial immigrants, transform education and get more students to choose engineering,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Cynderfigg, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:51 am | 18 comments | 1423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand Opening Exhibition of The Pacific Art League

The Pacific Art League of Palo Alto invites all to attend their Grand Opening Celebration in honor of the completion of their...

Original post made by The Pacific Art League on Aug. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 49 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for hate crime, cane attack in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police have arrested a man who they say committed a hate crime Saturday night when he yelled racial epithets and...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:12 am | 18 comments | 3398 Views

SPORTS

Atherton's Bellis pulls a stunning upset in at the US Open

==BI Gibbs wins her opener== American teen CiCi Bellis of Atherton became the youngest player to win a US Open match since...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 28, 2014 at 4:51 am | 1 comment | 257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cupertino developer buys Fry's site in Palo Alto

Cupertino-based developer Sobrato Organization has purchased a 15-acre property in Palo Alto that includes Fry's Electronics...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Peter Parkman, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:47 pm | 83 comments | 4622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss revised goals in first meeting of the year

In the Palo Alto Board of Education's first meeting of the 2014-15 school year tonight, members will continue to discuss...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:06 pm | 10 comments | 1279 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Twelve vie for seats on the Palo Alto council

With the filing period concluding this week, 12 Palo Alto residents have officially entered the race for the five contested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by citizen, on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:46 pm | 57 comments | 4758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista Mobile Home Park Closure Tentative Decision

Labadie finds that the owner's mitigation is sufficient. From the City's web site: On August 27, 2014 Hearing Officer...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent emphasizes need for review, unity, proactivity

On the second day of the Palo Alto school board's annual retreat, new Superintendent Max McGee introduced six ambitious goals...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Aug 27, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 50 comments | 5453 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Six arrested in fatal Shoreline Ampitheatre shooting

Six people were arrested after a 38-year-old man died after being shot multiple times Friday night at a Wiz Khalifa show...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Who, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 16 comments | 4454 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Off-duty detective spots downtown robbery suspect

A man suspected of robbing a person he'd just befriended in downtown Palo Alto earlier this month was arrested for the crime...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by biker, on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 6 comments | 1303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board discusses vision, role in annual retreat

The Palo Alto school board met in its annual retreat Tuesday, and with the added opportunity of a new superintendent's fresh...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by legal fees, on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:51 am | 16 comments | 2184 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic Professorville home to be lifted and rotated

A century-old house at 221 Kingsley Ave. described as an "anchor" of the historic Professorville neighborhood will be lifted...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by RomShady, on Aug 27, 2014 at 8:55 am | 23 comments | 5472 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

USGS warns strong aftershock could follow Napa earthquake

There is a 25 percent chance of a strong and potentially damaging aftershock in the next seven days following Sunday's 6.0-magnitude...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 27, 2014 at 3:25 am | 6 comments | 2004 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou joins Palo Alto's council race

The race for the Palo Alto City Council heated up Tuesday as two more residents declared their intentions to run for a seat...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cindy J, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:54 pm | 45 comments | 5491 Views
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