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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City politics and the debate over traditional vs. modern architecture

Last fall I conducted an opinion poll to gauge Palo Altans' preferences for various architectural styles here and internationally....

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Aug 17, 2014 at 11:22 am | 14 comments | 426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

English 'lanes' limit students

English 'lanes' limit students Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/03/28/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 17, 2014 at 10:14 am | 100 comments | 5187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drowning in Restoration Hardware catalogs

Nancy Reyering and six other volunteers from Woodside and Portola Valley made a delivery to the Restoration Hardware store...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Mac, on Aug 17, 2014 at 10:01 am | 71 comments | 32713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to revamp infamous zoning process

Everyone agrees that Palo Alto's "planned community" zoning process is broken and needs to be fixed. On Wednesday, the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 17, 2014 at 2:39 am | 19 comments | 3396 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to upgrade downtown garages

Seeking to drive commuters out of downtown's residential neighborhoods, Palo Alto officials will shift their focus this week...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 16, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 19 comments | 4164 Views

SPORTS

Enright named first team All-American in water polo

==BI Prep spotlight == Sacred Heart Prep grad Harrison Enright, an incoming freshman at Stanford, leads the list of local...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Girls Water Polo Fan, on Aug 16, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 1590 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Trio allegedly robs, attacks man on bicycle in East Palo Alto

Three East Palo Alto males, two adults and one juvenile, were arrested Thursday after they allegedly attacked and robbed...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 830 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck driver convicted in 2011 crash that killed Palo Alto family

A truck driver involved in a fiery 2011 accident in Canada that killed a Palo Alto family of four was convicted Monday on...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Yvanna, on Aug 16, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 9 comments | 5298 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police deny ticket-quota allegations

The Palo Alto Police Department is vehemently denying claims made by three anonymous officers in an NBC Bay Area report that...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 15, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 36 comments | 2945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrow dynamic

Intensity in his eyes, Alan Eagleton pulled the bowstring to his cheek and focused on a paper target dozens of yards below....

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3289 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police chief candidates named in three federal lawsuits

Two finalists for East Palo Alto's police chief position are, or have been, the subjects of federal lawsuits, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Larry Hildes, on Aug 15, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 2451 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Portola Valley's Jim Kohlberg behind 'Outlander' TV series

Portola Valley's Jim Kohlberg says he's excited to see positive reviews come out in the Wall Street Journal and Entertainment...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Melanie, on Aug 15, 2014 at 11:14 am | 6 comments | 2417 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Satellite parking' program trudges forward in Palo Alto

A proposal in Palo Alto to create a new parking area near the Baylands and shuttle commuters downtown edged ahead Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by southbayresident, on Aug 15, 2014 at 3:06 am | 53 comments | 3602 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Alaska DA will not bring charges in Stanford sexual-assault case

The district attorney in Juneau, Alaska, has announced that his office will not be bringing any charges in a sexual-assault...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by rick, on Aug 14, 2014 at 11:33 pm | 13 comments | 4058 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor wins highest award in mathematics

A Stanford University professor today became the first woman to win the highest honor in mathematics. Maryam Mirzakhani was...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 14, 2014 at 10:53 pm | 22 comments | 3828 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes restrictions on water for fountains, sidewalks

Responding to a statewide call for water conservation at a time of severe drought, Palo Alto is preparing to ban the use...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by CR, on Aug 14, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 18 comments | 3914 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Corruption and cover up by Palo Alto Police Brass

If you have not yet seen this NBC new story from last night you need to. I was shocked at what they exposed especially how...

Original post made by Shocked! on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Never Thought of it this Way, Did You?, on Aug 14, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 16 comments | 800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood profile: Greendell

Nuzzled against San Antonio Avenue in the southern outskirts of Palo Alto sleeps Greendell, a placid neighborhood of ranch-style...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 14, 2014 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1666 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two Palo Alto men arrested for battery with flashlight

Two Palo Alto men were arrested Wednesday after allegedly assaulting an acquaintance with a large metal flashlight early...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Aug 14, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors on Eichler block won't appeal new house

Despite major reservations about a new two-story home that will soon go up on their Eichler-style block, residents of Richardson...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by No, they are awful, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 31 comments | 3444 Views
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