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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Little foxes: One Palo Alto man's quest to protect the baylands' gray fox

In the early evening sunset of the Palo Alto Baylands, a pair of small, furry creatures peered from the brush, watching intently....

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Christina, on Apr 20, 2015 at 11:15 am | 21 comments | 4503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel: No easy fixes for teen depression, suicide

In the wake of recent suicides on the Caltrain tracks, teen depression and school-related stress are under new scrutiny,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Unconditional, on Apr 20, 2015 at 10:05 am | 79 comments | 6056 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State sets new mandatory water restrictions for urban areas

California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Wednesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Apr 20, 2015 at 4:15 am | 23 comments | 3524 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water board supports removing Searsville Dam

The SF Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has told Stanford University it supports removing Searsville Dam as the university...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Water Board, on Apr 19, 2015 at 9:24 pm | 83 comments | 5618 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Yes on A' campaign raises more than $46,000

The "Yes on A" campaign in support of the Palo Alto schools parcel tax measure has raised $46,047, with Parent Teacher Associations,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by I can't remember the name I used, on Apr 19, 2015 at 6:55 pm | 135 comments | 3832 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed after being hit by truck in Palo Alto

A pedestrian died early Sunday morning in Palo Alto after a collision with a big-rig on an Embarcadero Road on-ramp, according...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by :-(, on Apr 19, 2015 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 5396 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Drought Q&A with the City of Palo Alto Utilities

Palo Alto Utilities Department spokeswoman Catherine Elvert provides some answers regarding the state drought and what Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by Gulf War Vet, on Apr 19, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 7 comments | 1360 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto boxing gym founder takes down alleged thief

A burglar picked the wrong car to break into on Saturday morning -- one belonging to East Palo Alto Boxing Club owner Johnnie...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Tired of the BS, on Apr 19, 2015 at 9:25 am | 15 comments | 1438 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian Killed at Embarcadero and 101

Big-rig hit a pedestrian on the southbound onramp to 101....

Original post made by Anonymous on Apr. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 55 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAMF docs: What we can do to reduce risk for our teens

The pediatricians of Palo Alto Medical Foundation are deeply saddened by the local recent events. The loss of a young person's...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by former PA kid, on Apr 19, 2015 at 7:33 am | 283 comments | 18954 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials protest rapid-bus plan

A proposal by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) to establish dedicated bus lanes and remove more than...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 19, 2015 at 6:51 am | 29 comments | 7346 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recycling Household Batteries

I have always recycled household batteries in the bag provided by the garbage people who gave me a new one each time I placed...

Original post made by Recycler on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 19, 2015 at 12:16 am | 21 comments | 4232 Views

SPORTS

It has been a long tennis journey for Stanford seniors

Seniors John Morrissey and Robert Stineman come to The Farm from Dublin, Ireland, and Winnetka, Ill., respectively. Unlikely...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kurt Lee, on Apr 18, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 746 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to move ahead with minimum-wage hike

Following in the footsteps of its neighbors in Mountain View and Sunnyvale, Palo Alto is preparing to adopt a new law raising...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by m2grs, on Apr 18, 2015 at 7:31 pm | 11 comments | 2406 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawyer: Buena Vista evictions could start next month

As local officials continue to scour for ways to save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park from imminent closure, the attorney for...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Shamika, on Apr 18, 2015 at 7:30 pm | 31 comments | 3764 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The second-hardest thing

Sean Maloney was a high-flying, 54-year-old Intel executive when, five years ago, a devastating stroke left him without the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Route66aJourney, on Apr 18, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 13 comments | 7459 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dealership brings its fleet to animal shelter lot

In May of last year, Palo Alto's utility workers arrived at the Animal Services Center site on East Bayshore Road to move...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 18, 2015 at 1:31 pm | 39 comments | 7812 Views

SPORTS

It's onward to the Super Six for Stanford women gymnasts

The No. 11 Stanford women's gymnastics team matched its second-highest score of the season with a 197.175 to finish third...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 17, 2015 at 10:48 pm | 2 comments | 573 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: A measure of his heart

Lawrence Viariseo has survived falling off a 100-foot cliff and breaking his back, paralysis from the waist down and bladder...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by niecekins, on Apr 17, 2015 at 10:37 pm | 12 comments | 2400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leadership change at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto

Barbara Gross, the general manager of Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, is stepping down from her position after 15 years...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Stephanie Martinson, on Apr 17, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 7 comments | 2281 Views
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