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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Divisive Maybell Avenue proposal wins zoning victory

A controversial senior-housing development proposed for Maybell Avenue scored a victory during an emotional meeting Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Please no rezoning, on May 22, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hearing officer hired for Buena Vista's proposed closure

With the future of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park up in the air, Palo Alto has selected a hearing officer to evaluate a recent...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jane, on May 22, 2013 at 10:02 pm | 21 comments | 1922 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Deaths

Charles Perry III Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=16366 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Adam, on May 22, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 905 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ban on vehicle dwelling back on the table

After balking last year, Palo Alto is now once again pursuing a new law that would make it illegal for people to live in...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by PAmom33, on May 22, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 66 comments | 2306 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford: Earth's core is surprisingly weak

Stanford University researcher Arianna Gleason and assistant professor Wendy Mao discovered that the Earth's inner core is...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Office Decor Robbie , on May 22, 2013 at 6:11 pm | 12 comments | 425 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shoptalk: Fleming's Steakhouse expanding

Big plans are on the horizon for Fleming's Steakhouse at Stanford Shopping Center. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29672...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 22, 2013 at 5:25 pm | 10 comments | 3371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds rebuke district over email to parents

A letter sent to all Duveneck Elementary School parents on April 15 by the school's principal about a new investigation into...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by PTA mom, on May 22, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 12 comments | 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's Tesla repays Federal loans 9 years early

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_23300602/tesla-motors-fully-repays-465-million-federal-loan What...

Original post made by resident on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on May 22, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 555 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cost of new Mitchell Park Library continues to climb

The new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center is slated to open this fall as scheduled, but the city's concerns over...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Dave Hood, on May 22, 2013 at 12:06 pm | 16 comments | 1394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Apartments could replace some Buena Vista mobile homes

A proposal to build about 65 low-income apartments for displaced families at Buena Vista Mobile Home Park is being considered...

Original post made on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by @ George, on May 21, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 26 comments | 2412 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Grandmother who was shot speaks out

Five people were shot at a bus stop in East Palo Alto May 5. Victims "Susana" and "Ashley," a grandmother and granddaughter,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Un and underserved , on May 21, 2013 at 6:18 pm | 17 comments | 1729 Views

SPORTS

Hardebeck, Stanford will play for the NCAA tennis title

==B Stanford roundup == It was, without adding much hyperbole, one of the greatest comebacks in Stanford and NCAA women's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by John, on May 21, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to bring back traffic-enforcement team

After years of budget cuts and staff freezes, the Palo Alto Police Department is now experiencing an "early thaw" and looking...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by oh well, on May 21, 2013 at 1:05 pm | 40 comments | 1944 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford wants to expand undergrad enrollment

Stanford University wants to expand its undergraduate enrollment if it can raise the money to build housing for the additional...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by aaron , on May 21, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 15 comments | 1555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents driving for field trips

I have children in school here and have wondered for some time about this policy... For field trips, at least in elementary...

Original post made by Bill on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 21, 2013 at 10:20 am | 11 comments | 2016 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail authority slammed for lax contract oversight

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles violated state law when it...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Renea, on May 21, 2013 at 9:43 am | 11 comments | 1227 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto girls create app to clean up graffiti, trash

Vanessa Tostado, a sophomore at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, remembers watching a video in computer science class...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on May 21, 2013 at 7:58 am | 24 comments | 9302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another civil-rights complaint filed against Palo Alto district

Already dealing with two new active investigations into whether it violated the civil rights of a Duveneck Elementary School...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, on May 21, 2013 at 12:05 am | 81 comments | 2662 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

police sketch of armed robbery suspect

Suspect robbed Round Table Pizza on Friday using a black semiautomatic handgun: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_23286319/man-robs-los-altos-pizza-joint-dough...

Original post made by resident on May. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 739 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four injured, one dead in East Palo Alto shootings

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that killed one teen and injured two others Sunday night. Two people...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 20, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 27 comments | 1806 Views
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