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PALO ALTO ISSUES

THIS is 'waste free'? This is being 'green'???

Once again we received detailed directions from Palo Alto's "Green Waste" - this time again on how to plan a 'waste free...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Sep 25, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 13 comments | 595 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic board deals blow to project at former Shady Lane site

A proposal to construct a four-story building on the prominent downtown corner of University Avenue and Kipling Street suffered...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sandi, on Sep 25, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 32 comments | 4272 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn High School student Saini promotes National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and Divakar Saini, a Gunn High School junior, is spreading the word. Earthquake...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by local, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 2522 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-flying fun

Join the Palo Alto Airport Association on Sunday, Sept. 27, for Airport Day. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/09/24/high-flying-fun...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Cool, on Sep 25, 2015 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1146 Views

BOOKS

Recent home sales

Six homes in this week's edition of "Recent home sales" hadn't been sold since the 1970s. With more than 35 years between...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

The highest sale this week comes from Woodside at $9.5 million. The first runner-up came from the only sale in Los Altos...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1085 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Home Front

This week includes a handblown glass sale on Sept. 26 through Paly Fiery Arts, a vegetable market on Oct. 3 with support...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1918 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Community preparedness

David Rost started unit four by asking the class the four colors of triage. The room suddenly filled with a flurry of answers...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3561 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School on Yom Kippur

I am shocked to find out that there is school on Yom Kippur. I have been in the Palo Alto district for 13 years and its...

Original post made by Michelle on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Sep 25, 2015 at 12:28 am | 39 comments | 1424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Running with the pack

"Running with a group is the way to keep it going," said Ron Wolf, board member and runner in Palo Alto Run Club (PARC),...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by member, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 3268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Health Care CEO to step down

Amir Dan Rubin, the CEO and president of Stanford Health Care since 2011, will leave to join insurance giant UnitedHealth...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Former Patient, on Sep 24, 2015 at 8:28 pm | 5 comments | 4456 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sidewalk Talk hopes to expand to Palo Alto

Sidewalk Talk, a San Francisco-based organization founded by two psychotherapists who believe in the power of listening to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 24, 2015 at 6:47 pm | 4 comments | 3102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto caps office development

Palo Alto on Monday night took its most aggressive and polarizing step yet toward curbing the rapid pace of growth when it...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 24, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 42 comments | 7500 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 resident 1, on Sep 24, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 116 comments | 9898 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How immigrant-friendly are we?

Republican presidential candidates' vitriol against immigrants — and the apparent support it has elicited — reminds me...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 24, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 119 comments | 5159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laurene Powell Jobs announces campaign to design new schools

Palo Alto resident Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of technology pioneer Steve Jobs, is investing $50 million in an open-source...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Conundrumic, on Sep 24, 2015 at 1:44 pm | 18 comments | 3531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may ask voters for new storm-drain fees

The city is considering going to voters next year to ask them to approve new fees to keep Palo Alto's storm-drain improvements...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Pete n Repete, on Sep 24, 2015 at 1:40 pm | 28 comments | 2643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sports cars meet art, fashion

Mountain View is gearing up for a unique pop-up party hosted by Ferrari and Lamborghini. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/09/22/sports-cars-meet-art...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Well-Acquainted, on Sep 24, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 2977 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man stabbed outside Happy Donuts in Palo Alto

A man was stabbed in the back outside of Happy Donuts in Palo Alto on Tuesday evening, though neither he nor any witnesses...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Wyatt, on Sep 24, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 5 comments | 4912 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bed bugs prompt Mitchell Park Library closure

Palo Alto's Mitchell Park Library is closing at 6 p.m. Sept. 23 to allow a pest control company to inspect and treat a small...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Sep 24, 2015 at 12:03 pm | 26 comments | 8845 Views
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