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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Maybell housing proposal scores victory

Three years after a proposed housing development on Maybell Avenue stoked a revolt in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by I Speak fot the Trees, on May 31, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 56 comments | 4481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wilbur Junior High

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by Brian Parsons, on May 31, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 43 comments | 254994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle-school principal to head secondary education

Sharon Ofek, principal at JLS Middle School since 2009, will be moving to the school district office to serve as chief academic...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Another parebt, on May 31, 2016 at 2:05 pm | 13 comments | 3383 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks raise fees for storm-drain projects

It's not easy to get residents excited about storm drains during a prolonged drought, but that's what Palo Alto hopes to...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Gennady Sheyner, on May 31, 2016 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents call for 'road diet' to curb accidents on Middlefield

For John Guislin and his neighbors on Middlefield Road, screeching tires and clanging metal have become increasingly familiar...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on May 31, 2016 at 11:07 am | 68 comments | 5829 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Berman Mailers

If Marc Berman is worthy of being a stellar steward of taxpayer dollars, why the heck is he generating so much trash in the...

Original post made by Palo Alto Voter on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Annette, on May 30, 2016 at 10:15 pm | 7 comments | 252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keep Natural Gas for Palo Alto

My recently completed web site http://www.paloaltoenergy.org describes and shows in detail that resident's and business's...

Original post made by pestocat on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by pestocat, on May 30, 2016 at 4:50 pm | 4 comments | 184 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Strong fundraising boosts Marc Berman, Vicki Veenker in state Assembly race

Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman raised $104,481 in the latest reporting period for his bid to succeed Rich Gordon in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on May 30, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 19 comments | 3268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rethinking 'Madama Butterfly'

In wrapping up its 60th season with the most performed opera in the world's repertory, it would have been easy to replay...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by KKane, on May 30, 2016 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 1105 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Newish Jewish cafe, Pink Posy opens

A Jewish cafe will open this summer at the Palo Alto JCC's Town Square, a new bakery sets up shop at Stanford Shopping Center...

Original post made on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by Dick , on May 30, 2016 at 11:35 am | 4 comments | 3013 Views

SPORTS

Stanford product Piscotty is quite a hit with the Cardinals

Former Stanford standout Stephen Piscotty was at a hotel in Des Moines, Iowa last July after his Triple-A Memphis team had...

Original post made on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by rsy, on May 30, 2016 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to toss mobile-home park lawsuit

Attorneys for the City of Palo Alto and the Jisser family squared off in federal court on Thursday over whether the closure...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Ben Rumson, on May 30, 2016 at 9:50 am | 17 comments | 4235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Block-long development approved for Olive Garden site

The already sizzling construction climate around California Avenue is set to heat up even further after the City Council...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Pants on fire, on May 29, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 56 comments | 6654 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Olive Garden site project races to meet deadline

With the clock ticking toward the deadline for new office developments in Palo Alto, two proposals by the same architecture...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on May 29, 2016 at 8:25 pm | 30 comments | 5926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: A romance in black and white

Eighty-year-old Henry Ford sat in the dining room of his Palo Alto home and recalled the day he met Rochelle, his wife of...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Schmedly, on May 29, 2016 at 7:04 pm | 14 comments | 6190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Government closures, hours for Memorial Day

Here's a list of Memorial Day service closures and changes. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/05/29/government-closures-hours-for-memorial-day...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Faircourt's bid to ban two-story homes rejected

An effort to ban new two-story homes in the Eichler enclave of Faircourt faltered Wednesday night after a series of last-minute...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Just chill, on May 28, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 16 comments | 3125 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Veenker for Assembly

As one would expect for an open legislative seat, the race to replace termed-out State Assemblyman Rich Gordon has attracted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on May 28, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 47 comments | 6020 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to reboot bike-bridge project

After their first bid to create a "landmark" bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 took an unfortunate turn, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Not Really, on May 28, 2016 at 2:40 pm | 26 comments | 4011 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Our election endorsements

Vote-by-mail ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day, June 7. They may also be turned in on Election Day to...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by WilliamR, on May 28, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 5 comments | 3407 Views
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