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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marriott proposes two new Palo Alto hotels

In the latest sign of Palo Alto's surging hotel boom, Marriott has proposed to build two five-story hotels on San Antonio...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Cvvhrn, on Jul 16, 2015 at 11:29 am | 47 comments | 6785 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gardeners file claim against city over leaf blowers

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Original post made by Bill D'Agostino on Jun. 9, 2006
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 16, 2015 at 8:29 am | 60 comments | 10027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eastside Prep teacher honored by president

Marianne Chowning-Dray, a math teacher at Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto, was one of 108 teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Liz Gaither, on Jul 16, 2015 at 7:23 am | 12 comments | 2958 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Men plead 'not guilty' in Palo Alto tennis instructor's death

Two men charged in the killing of a Palo Alto tennis instructor pleaded not guilty in Santa Clara County Superior Court on...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by So Sorry, on Jul 16, 2015 at 1:53 am | 5 comments | 4179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police: Teen smashed jar over man's head during dispute over pot

A Palo Alto teenager who allegedly smashed a glass jar over the head of an adult acquaintance during a dispute over marijuana...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by outsider, on Jul 15, 2015 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 3668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Caltrain frees up tracks after train strikes crossing gate

Caltrain freed up both tracks in Menlo Park at 7 p.m. tonight after a disabled train caused significant delays during the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by OldGuy, on Jul 15, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 15 comments | 2792 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Vallejo kidnapping suspected in Palo Alto case

Matthew Daniel Muller, the man who was recently arrested in the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman, is a suspect in a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Math Queen, on Jul 15, 2015 at 1:55 pm | 4 comments | 3014 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Say No to Single Story Overlay

A group of Eichler owners have started a website to explain why Single Story Overlay is a bad decision for Eichler neighborhoods. They...

Original post made by Palo Verde Forward on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Flat roof owner, on Jul 15, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 4 comments | 241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: SamTrans confirms its bus was involved in train incident at Menlo Park crossing

More than 24 hours after witnesses reported that a SamTrans bus broke through a lowering railroad crossing arm and hurtled...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 15, 2015 at 11:07 am | 9 comments | 2257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here is what happens when you actually measure airplane noise

From Atherton Town Manager's Report "Beginning at 2 pm on May 13 through 11 am on May 14, Coffman Associates (Airport...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 15, 2015 at 7:34 am | 184 comments | 2358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Common Ground Garden's Edible Garden Tour expands beyond Palo Alto

Common Ground Garden presents the 2015 Edible Garden Tour on Saturday, July 18. The event showcases 18 local gardens, such...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second prowling incident reported in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who was reportedly lurking outside a private residence early Tuesday morning, the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Los Arboles makes bid to ban two-story homes

Seeking to protect the distinct Eichler character of their neighborhood, residents of Los Arboles have applied for a zone...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Resident since the 50's, on Jul 14, 2015 at 11:02 pm | 10 comments | 2135 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

As NASA probe nears Pluto, Ames hosts live screening

The world will get an unprecedented view of Pluto on Tuesday when a NASA spacecraft launched nine years ago nears the icy...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jul 14, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 5 comments | 1511 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Façade changes at Stanford University, Library Department budget

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of July 13. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/07/10/public-agenda-faade-changes-at-stanford-u...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Library user, on Jul 14, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 1661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why are we letting this toxic spraying happen?????

Late to the game, here, I realize, but I am fuming over the fogging. I will be leaving my house for the next 2 days and...

Original post made by doreeteebee on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by sick, on Jul 14, 2015 at 9:46 am | 19 comments | 470 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Leadership shuffle at Jordan Middle School

One of Tom Jacoubowsky's top goals as Gunn High School's assistant principal in charge of guidance counseling was to make...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Experienced Parent, on Jul 14, 2015 at 2:52 am | 12 comments | 4555 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Highway 101 lane closures scheduled for Friday, Saturday nights

To prepare for the replacement of bridges over San Francisquito Creek, lanes along U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto will be...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jul 14, 2015 at 12:58 am | 20 comments | 9072 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Plane crashes into weigh station off Highway 101

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Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Milo McLean, on Jul 13, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 4 comments | 2480 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Pederson named to NL team for MLB All-Star Game

While most of professional baseball will take a break next week for the annual MLB All-Star Game and festivities, set for...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by PowerMax, on Jul 13, 2015 at 7:50 pm | 6 comments | 1694 Views
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