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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Chamber slams proposed office cap

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce jumped into the the city's growth debate Friday when it submitted a letter co-signed by...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Jim, 17 minutes ago | 5 comments | 473 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brutal day of plane noise over North Palo Alto

Today was an exceptionally bad day of plane noise over North Palo Alto. I had 25 planes over my home in 2 hours. That's about...

Original post made by tiredofthenoise on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 19 minutes ago | 95 comments | 1300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Forward joins opposition to office-space limits

A citizens group that promotes more housing and transportation options in Palo Alto has joined some of the city's largest...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 21 minutes ago | 146 comments | 5272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Library Foundation heads toward final chapter

When a small group of entrepreneurial bibliophiles met in 2001 to discuss ways to fix up Palo Alto's library system, the...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by palo alto resident, 22 minutes ago | 12 comments | 1666 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A gathering place, again: Formerly derelict Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center finds new life

Bucking the trend of many other mom-and-pop businesses owners who've left town due to rising rents, Steve Stivala, owner...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by sfkilner, 22 minutes ago | 13 comments | 2447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Toby, 44 minutes ago | 25 comments | 3348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students speak to experiences, good and bad, at youth forum

Amidst Palo Alto's ongoing community conversation about youth health and well-being -- one that so often cries out for the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Serena Wang, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 1551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stevenson House shakeup boots director, staff

A major shakeup at senior-housing community Stevenson House has resulted in the dismissal of its longtime executive director...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by Klara, 1 hour ago | 13 comments | 2875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Goodbye Selix Formal Wear, welcome back Papa Murphy's

Palo Alto's only tuxedo shop closes its doors, Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza returns to Palo Alto and Stanford University...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Midtown, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 563 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls among six local soccer teams heading to semis

==BI CCS soccer== It has been 33 years since the Palo Alto girls have shared a Central Coast Section title in soccer. It...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by paly parent, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 1217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panelists tell community: Listen more, listen deeply

A mother, a sister and a friend who have lost loved ones to suicide, along with a psychiatrist, a pediatrician, the Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by a parent, 8 hours ago | 31 comments | 5082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Parents: Let's REALLY Talk

PAUSD Parents: What do you REALLY think? Wednesday, the district held a "Let's Talk" event where apparently they continued...

Original post made by a pausd parent on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Pausd parent, 9 hours ago | 15 comments | 753 Views

AROUND TOWN

PAHC Chief Decides to live in PAHC Property.

This morning the Daily Post headlined an article about Candice Gonzalez, Executive Director of Palo Alto Housing Corporation...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, 11 hours ago | 58 comments | 1064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grading the mile run?

My average weight boy runs the mile at J.L.S. He is not a fast runner but he does run (not walk) and averages about 9:30....

Original post made by PA Mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by JLS Parent, 11 hours ago | 27 comments | 3115 Views

SPORTS

Gunn advances, but Palo Alto does not in boys' CCS playoffs

On a night when the Gunn boys pulled out a big victory following a thrilling rally, Palo Alto could not do the same and exited...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 13 hours ago | 9 comments | 340 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In its war on waste, city takes aim at food scraps

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to reduce the amount of trash heading to the landfill could soon bring a new service to...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Question, 15 hours ago | 37 comments | 3570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City leaders propose neighborhood-liaison program

Seeking to better understand what Palo Alto's neighborhoods need, four members of the City Council hope to appoint a staff...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Counterclockwise, 15 hours ago | 6 comments | 1555 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: When neighbors object

The Palo Alto City Council made the right call Monday night in upholding the staff approval of a single-family home proposed...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Counterclockwise, 15 hours ago | 19 comments | 3304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two speeches to the Board: Save Gunn's 118 teachers

Dear Palo Alto Onliners, Along with my colleague Cara Stoneburner, a 4th-grade teacher at Juana Briones, I was one of...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Mar. 1, 2015
There are no comments yet. 111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Stephanie Martinson, Racing Hearts founder and speech pathologist

Armed with a matter-of-fact cheerfulness and her fellow Palo Altans' willingness to help, Stephanie Martinson, a part-time...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2015
Last comment by Marc, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 1112 Views
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