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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facing fear with faith

Palo Alto bicyclist and runner George Pierce doesn't remember anything about the collision with a truck that almost killed...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Mmmm, well..., on Oct 5, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 4 comments | 3093 Views

RESTAURANTS

Recommend a good year round CSA?

I'd like to sign up for a year round CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Pick up anywhere in Palo Alto or Menlo Park is...

Original post made by Organiclaws on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Eric Munro, on Oct 5, 2015 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 5273 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

One-third of Stanford women experience sexual misconduct, survey finds

Nearly one-third of undergraduate women at Stanford University reported in a new campus climate survey that they experienced...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Strange Comments, on Oct 4, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 13 comments | 5849 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to expand 'drought-free' water supply

As California's water woes continue to stress local trees and inflate water rates, Palo Alto officials are preparing to move...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by SF Mann, on Oct 4, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 15 comments | 6007 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reaching for service, adventure with an encore career

Through their busy years of child-rearing and careers in Silicon Valley, Rick and Wendy Walleigh of Los Altos nurtured a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 4, 2015 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 3188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With El Nino looming, residents question timing of bridge replacement

With a whopper of an El Nino predicted for this winter, residents at a meeting on Thursday night told officials they want...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 4, 2015 at 5:42 am | 116 comments | 7562 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents complain about geese invasion at Mitchell Park

Honking and flapping, flocks of Canada geese fly each morning over Ken Allen's house in Adobe Meadow. But rather than go...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Oct 3, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 65 comments | 6525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Don't let the bed bugs bite

Crows, leafblowers, incessant construction, parking and traffic problems and new airplane flight paths. They've all riled...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by iSez, on Oct 3, 2015 at 3:28 pm | 52 comments | 6501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Al Gore address at Stanford climate change rally to draw thousands

Former Vice President Al Gore will join students at Stanford University this afternoon for a rally addressing climate change. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by @Chris Zaharias, on Oct 3, 2015 at 2:58 pm | 6 comments | 2443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student pushes Stanford to address the 'Scary Path'

On the east side of Stanford University's campus, tucked between several fraternity houses and student residences, is a short,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by what?, on Oct 3, 2015 at 10:34 am | 11 comments | 5977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bridge instruction

Looking for either a beginning bridge class or private instruction. Would like to stay within Palo Alto or Menlo Park. (Palo...

Original post made by Jan on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Jan, on Oct 2, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 3 comments | 337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is it legal to keep garbage cans in street all week?

I have been trying to look through City ordinances about where cans can be legally stored without luck. I see an increasing...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 2, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 12 comments | 986 Views

AROUND TOWN

SurveyMonkey prepares to leave Palo Alto

Following in the tradition of Google and Facebook, SurveyMonkey is preparing to leave downtown Palo Alto to open a bigger...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Oct 2, 2015 at 4:20 pm | 47 comments | 9154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits in Palo Alto

In this crop of building permits, more than $410,000 went toward remodels, from kitchens to bathrooms. This figure does not...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
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BOOKS

Recent home sales

Two homes find themselves on avenues with stately names: California and Michigan. While one is a sunny, familiar state, the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1911 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sales at a glance

While Palo Alto only saw seven sales this week, the highest sale price came from it: $9,250,000. Mountain View had the most...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home Front

This week includes a walking tour of the Professorville neighborhood on Oct. 3, assistance in transforming a dead lawn into...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

A Fresh Look

Sweep off the patio, hang up the hammock and start flipping burgers — there's still time left to barbecue. Holding an...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Storm preparations underway in Palo Alto

As weather forecasters warn of El Nino that will bring intense rain storms this winter, the cities of Palo Alto, East Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Bears Repeating, on Oct 2, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 17 comments | 6593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Just Got Flipped Off by Bike Riding Woman in Old Palo Alto, Wondering why?

Just wondering if someone has a theory---other than you know, that cliche'd stuck up bicycle fascism thing against cars....

Original post made by The Real Slim K on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Goober from Mayberry, on Oct 2, 2015 at 6:56 am | 4 comments | 389 Views
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