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PALO ALTO ISSUES

At Buena Vista, new hope

If Santa Clara County can take possession of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto, the hopes and dreams of children...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jun 23, 2016 at 4:49 pm | 25 comments | 3381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council drops Matadero Creek bikeway plan

Facing a slew of physical obstacles and neighborhood concerns, Palo Alto is veering away from a once popular proposal to...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Marrol, on Jun 23, 2016 at 4:25 pm | 46 comments | 6645 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA proposes mandatory prison term for sexual-assault crimes

In the wake of widespread outrage over the three months former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner will spend...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by More smears from rapists, on Jun 23, 2016 at 3:15 pm | 30 comments | 5489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Demolish or deconstruct?

Taking apart a house piece by piece can keep junk out of the landfill Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2010/05/18/demolish-or-deconstruct...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by RRR Close the Loop, on Jun 23, 2016 at 2:22 pm | 12 comments | 5077 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County approves $950 million housing bond for November ballot

In what is being hailed as a chance to end regional homelessness, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 3 comments | 843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Palo Alto's summer concert series returns in July

Every Thursday evening, starting in July, music will be flowing into the streets from King Plaza in front of Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Jun 23, 2016 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 1648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto school district eyes capital improvements for Hoover Elementary School

In its last meeting of the 2015-16 school year, the school board will discuss allocating funds for capital improvements at...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by not all, on Jun 23, 2016 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 1424 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

District attorney to announce legislation 'inspired' by Brock Turner victim

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen will be holding a press conference on Wednesday in Palo Alto to announce...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Midtowner, on Jun 23, 2016 at 12:13 am | 4 comments | 3006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strut Your Mutt

Hot dog! Or is that haute dog? Dress up Fluffy and Fido and parade them down the red carpet at Town & Country Village's "Strut...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board slows down math curriculum-adoption process

With the ire from the school district's last mathematics textbook-adoption process looming in Palo Alto Unified's not-too-distant...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by john_alderman, on Jun 22, 2016 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 2107 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Train horn noise

We recently moved to Palo Alto, we live 1200 ft away from rail tracks. On most nights, we wake up because of extremely loud...

Original post made by kamala on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by RAILROADED, on Jun 22, 2016 at 4:51 pm | 84 comments | 21504 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood grad Sebnem Kimyacioglu qualifies for Rio Olympics

Stanford and Pinewood School grad Sebnem Kimyacioglu helped Turkey clinch the country's second Olympic berth at the recently...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Really?, on Jun 22, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments | 1466 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Saving Buena Vista

Intense and persistent efforts over the last year by Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian to put together a financial...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 22, 2016 at 12:13 pm | 60 comments | 3808 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Streetwise

Living on the Peninsula, how affected do you feel by airplane noise? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/06/17/streetwise...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by SuperSonic, on Jun 22, 2016 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 139 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA should pay attention to Palo Alto and Mountain View residents.

It is clear that those of us who live in North SCC are the ones that understand what traffic issues are like on a daily...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Robert, on Jun 22, 2016 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 182 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto runs out of water, development on hold

Hundreds of units of affordable housing and millions of square feet of commercial construction in East Palo Alto cannot be...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Resident 0, on Jun 22, 2016 at 9:52 am | 41 comments | 15819 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paly teacher arrested for alleged sex crimes

A Palo Alto High School science teacher who allegedly touched a student in a classroom was arrested by police on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ms.A, on Jun 21, 2016 at 9:14 pm | 43 comments | 20534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Resident appeal seeks to nix downtown Palo Alto development

A proposal to construct a three-story building next to a historic home on Lytton Avenue in downtown Palo Alto is facing resistance,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 10 comments | 2362 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Beltramo's is closing its doors

Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a local institution which has been owned and operated by the Beltramo family in Menlo Park since...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Gail, on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 19 comments | 8754 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest pair for alleged mail theft

Palo Alto police arrested a man and a woman Tuesday, June 7, for allegedly stealing mail from several residential mailboxes...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Fist bump to the cops, on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 4009 Views
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