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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Supervisors OKs funding for housing, homeless services

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved Tuesday millions of dollars to address housing and homeless issues to...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by @R Wray, on Jan 13, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 8 comments | 3454 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cash Sales on the Rise in US

From todays WSJ (free article): http://www.mansionglobal.com/articles/17976-cash-home-sales-on-the-rise-in-the-u-s- "San...

Original post made by concerned on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jan 13, 2016 at 12:57 pm | 4 comments | 440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After School or Saturday jobs for teenagers

Question. Do teenagers still get after school jobs or Saturday jobs? If so where and how did they get them? Thank you....

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 13, 2016 at 8:38 am | 5 comments | 718 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New rules launched for Palo Alto Airport

When Palo Alto formally took over the operations of its eponymous airport last year, the goal was to turn the bustling but...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jan 13, 2016 at 7:40 am | 214 comments | 16635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent recommends new task force on enrollment proposals

At the school board's first meeting of 2016, Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee will give his own recommendations...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Strategy, on Jan 13, 2016 at 7:03 am | 32 comments | 3155 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

El Nino storms headed back to Bay Area

More rain from El Nino is expected to hit the Bay Area this week, according to the National Weather Service. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by Jenny, on Jan 12, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 4 comments | 4444 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto grad Adams helps Packers advance in NFL playoffs

The 2015-16 National Football League season has been extended at least one more game for Palo Alto High grad Davante Adams,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by GraceBrown, on Jan 12, 2016 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 3774 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Disapearing Town Square Posts and Discussions

Is anyone else noticing a problem with posts disappearing? I don't mean moderation in the middle of controversy, or when...

Original post made by Hacked again? on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Jan 12, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 17 comments | 944 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigation: Hate crime reported in Palo Alto was false

An investigation by the Palo Alto Police Department has concluded that an East Palo Alto man who reported being stabbed in...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Tsk, tsk, on Jan 12, 2016 at 3:41 pm | 4 comments | 3555 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes for Charleston-Arastradero approved

No traffic-calming project has caused as much road rage in Palo Alto as the city's decade-long experiment with the Chareston-Arastradero...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jan 12, 2016 at 1:39 pm | 47 comments | 7740 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man arrested after crashes, car theft in Palo Alto

An East Palo Alto man allegedly stole a car from a Palo Alto resident after also allegedly causing a crash on U.S. Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 12, 2016 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 4200 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plans to revamp former Facebook campus advance

A developer looking to revamp the sprawling Stanford Research Park once occupied by Facebook and replace two existing buildings...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 12, 2016 at 10:35 am | 4 comments | 4758 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Runner killed in accident was 'a great dad'

When runner Amit Goutam Bagchi was struck and killed by a driver in an SUV on Dec. 19, the Palo Alto engineer had been redefining...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Neighbors, on Jan 11, 2016 at 11:41 pm | 14 comments | 12621 Views

MOVIES

A nod to "The Revenant"

It would be really nice if the movie reviews section here on Palo Alto Online would have some space for comments. Peter...

Original post made by Plane Speaker on Jan. 11, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayoral election pushes open-meeting law to the brink

The suspenseful election of Pat Burt and Greg Scharff on Monday night to serve as Palo Alto's mayor and vice mayor marked...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Jan 11, 2016 at 7:16 pm | 73 comments | 6051 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: When journalism is personal: Gunn newspaper shares life's crises

Journalism education usually focuses on mechanics of "news" and putting together a tightly written fact-based story, along...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jan 11, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 4 comments | 5418 Views

SPORTS

McKenna helps Stanford wrestlers beat Cal Baptist

==BI Cardinal corner == Second-ranked Joey McKenna recorded a major decision at 141 pounds and the Stanford wrestling team...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by JM, on Jan 11, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 3638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo mayor election will be voided after possible Brown Act violations

Menlo Park council member Kelly Fergusson said in an e-mail today (Thursday, Dec. 9) that the election of mayor and vice...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by CitizenZ, on Jan 11, 2016 at 11:52 am | 7 comments | 2230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill program opens doors for more than its students

The desk was covered with deceptively simple items: thick, easy-to-grasp silicone stands that hold toothbrushes, bright red...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Kristi, on Jan 11, 2016 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 5330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burt returns to the mayor's chair in Palo Alto

After a pair of close votes, the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night elected Pat Burt and Greg Scharff to serve as the...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by Think Again, on Jan 11, 2016 at 12:27 am | 67 comments | 7526 Views
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