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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens panel appointed for Comprehensive Plan update

Palo Alto has selected a new citizens panel that is charged with helping the city update its land-use bible, the Comprehensive...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Sep 25, 2014 at 10:06 am | 40 comments | 2772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pair arrested in Palo Alto for allegedly stealing mail

A traffic stop on Tuesday morning led to the arrest of two probationers in possession of mail stolen from several Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by rick, on Sep 25, 2014 at 3:45 am | 4 comments | 2907 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council race questions ?

I don't have that much time to read the ins and outs about the City Council members, and I don't much trust what they say...

Original post made by BummedOutTheBumsArentOut. on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Sep 25, 2014 at 3:37 am | 2 comments | 108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls shock rival Palo Alto in division volleyball opener

For quite some time, the Gunn girls volleyball team has been only the second-best squad in Palo Alto as the crosstown Vikings...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Brooke Santana, on Sep 24, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council incumbents, challengers vie in debate

Making no bones about their desire to shake up the Palo Alto City Council, self-described "residentialist" council candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Battle scars, on Sep 24, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 36 comments | 4091 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Growing the shuttle

As one piece of a multi-pronged approach to improving transit options and addressing parking and congestion, city officials...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 24, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 24 comments | 2463 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What makes an Expressway an Expressway?

The term "expressway" conjures up a picture of a road where traffic can travel faster and with less obstructions than a regular...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 24, 2014 at 1:14 pm | 6 comments | 223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Write in for Tim Gray

Since the positive posts for Tim Gray appear to be deleted while the negative ones remain, I will try this tactic. I think...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 24, 2014 at 1:12 pm | 4 comments | 187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to upgrade utility tax

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto established a tax on utilities and phone usage, city officials are preparing to "modernize"...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 31 comments | 3022 Views

AROUND TOWN

iPhone 6 debut draws large crowd to Palo Alto store

The new Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus went on sale across the country on Friday, Sept. 19, with hundreds of people braving long...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 18 comments | 1187 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto men sentenced to four years for threatening child with gun

Two East Palo Alto men who videotaped pushing a young boy in the head with a loaded handgun and threatening to shoot him...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 317 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto finds a new head baseball coach in a former player

During his days as a member of the Palo Alto High baseball team, Pete Fukuhara never made it to a Central Coast Section championship...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1189 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Avenue work now set to stretch until March

Palo Alto's reconstruction of California Avenue, which officials had expected to complete by the end of this year, is now...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Sep 23, 2014 at 9:27 pm | 29 comments | 5024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board hopefuls: more needed for minorities, special ed

A Saturday morning school board debate hosted by two Palo Alto parent groups that represent special education students and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by privilege, on Sep 23, 2014 at 9:19 pm | 41 comments | 4470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red light cameras in Palo Alto?

I entered an intersection while the traffic light was yellow and the light changed to red as I passed through. (The intersection...

Original post made by Driver on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Sep 23, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 21 comments | 587 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High senior publishes children's book on autism

Inspired by a friend and class assignment, an autistic senior at Gunn High School has self-published a children's book on...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 23, 2014 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 4474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why Palo Alto airport is such an important asset in an emergency

Napa Airport provides staging area for earthquake response September 1, 2014 by General Aviation News Staff When the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Auditor finds flaws in Palo Alto Police Department's internal probe

Palo Alto's independent police auditors raised flags this week about the way the Police Department investigated an allegation...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:48 am | 4 comments | 1559 Views

AROUND TOWN

A&E Digest

The Cantor Arts Center expands its hours, the City of Palo Alto announces the relaunch of its artists in residence program,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to reconsider closed sessions for labor talks

After weathering criticism for a controversial closed-door discussion in 2012, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to reconsider...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 686 Views
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