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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Eshoo's big challenge

It is rare for a member of Congress to become a lightning rod for complaints about the local impacts of a federal agency's...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 15 minutes ago | 208 comments | 5340 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate over new parkland leaves nursery's future uncertain

Tucked away on the western edge of Foothills Park, the newest addition to Palo Alto's park system doesn't have any benches,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Joel, 18 minutes ago | 9 comments | 1793 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When dogs bite

Muffin got lucky the day a large labradoodle attacked him and his owner during a walk in their Crescent Park neighborhood....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Walk with a stun gun, 36 minutes ago | 56 comments | 5113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Owner rejects nonprofit's offer to buy Palo Alto mobile-home park

The owner of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has broken off negotiations with Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian and...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, 6 hours ago | 111 comments | 7154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police, school district review policies for school resource officers

Palo Alto police and school officials are looking to revise their procedures for police officers' conduct on campuses in...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by teacher, 7 hours ago | 11 comments | 1468 Views

AROUND TOWN

New transportation vision targets congestion, parking

From congested roads to inadequate parking, transportation problems have been driving most of the debates at City Hall over...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, 7 hours ago | 21 comments | 1772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain begins upgrade of fencing along tracks

Caltrain began removing vegetation Tuesday along the rail corridor in Palo Alto as part of a suicide prevention program approved...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by Please, 7 hours ago | 24 comments | 2983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two San Jose men arrested in connection with theft

An alert resident's report of two men lurking around vehicles in the Barron Park neighborhood on Wednesday led to the arrest...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Frank, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 1335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No quick fixes for Palo Alto's new 'parkland'

What was once a quarry that few in Palo Alto knew existed is now a quandary at the center of the city's debate about future...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 10 hours ago | 13 comments | 3462 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A proposal for off leash use on Mid-Peninsula Open Space land

There are few if any trails in the Palo Alto/Portola Valley/Woodside open space area that permits dogs off leash. Below...

Original post made by Michael Jacobs on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 89 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bikes on the California Avenue underpass

I am concerned about people riding their bikes on the underpass that goes under the rail tracks at the California Avenue...

Original post made by Graciela Spivak on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by musical, 10 hours ago | 37 comments | 976 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police search for indecent-exposure suspect

Police are investigating an indecent-exposure incident that occurred on Friday, Sept. 4, in Palo Alto, according to a police...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by resident, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 533 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A groundling's lament; and call to action

This summer I became a reluctant advocate for quiet skies. I say reluctant because I am a teacher-librarian, not a rabble-rouser....

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by musical, 10 hours ago | 261 comments | 6750 Views

RESTAURANTS

The final course

Food critic Sheila Himmel bids the Midpeninsula goodbye, fondly remembering her favorite eateries. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Regrettable, 11 hours ago | 4 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrans offers $25K prize for ideas to improve transportation

Caltrans is giving Californians an opportunity to earn $25,000 in exchange for submitting the most innovative idea to improve...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by R Wray, 12 hours ago | 5 comments | 861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Greenwaste: unaccountable, terrible service

What is it about Palo Alto utilities and their stuck-up/would be holy, but in reality, unaccountable and terrible service?...

Original post made by TheRealSlimK on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Waddamess, 13 hours ago | 53 comments | 1037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Barron Park, city fixes sidewalks that go nowhere

In an effort to make routes to local schools safer and eliminate tripping hazards for pedestrians, some sidewalks in the...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Douglas Moran, 14 hours ago | 18 comments | 1839 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents sue Palo Alto over closure approval

Residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park have filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto, challenging the city's decision in...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Gold, 15 hours ago | 77 comments | 6327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Little enthusiasm for El Camino bus plan

A proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real is facing a new round of skepticism. On Wednesday, representatives...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 16 hours ago | 44 comments | 2254 Views

SPORTS

It's a makeover for Stanford defense with nine new starters

Fifth-year senior cornerback Ronnie Harris will be one of nine new starters on defense when the 21st-ranked Stanford football...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by not interested, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 937 Views
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