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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

It is up to us to stem the tide of gun violence

It is up to us to stem the tide of gun violence Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/06/27/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Bill Bang, on Apr 26, 2016 at 10:21 am | 22 comments | 5913 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dies after being struck by train

A woman was struck by a train Friday afternoon near downtown Palo Alto, according to Caltrain officials. She is alive and...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Apr 26, 2016 at 8:27 am | 25 comments | 28999 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Un-fare competition?

If you ask Bikram Singh what's happened to most of his taxi cabs, he'll take out his phone and show you photos of the "Monster...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by jui, on Apr 26, 2016 at 1:40 am | 16 comments | 4844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Purple Zone

The city of Palo Alto revenue collection department uses dubious parking revenue generating scheme our city employs by using...

Original post made by PA on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 25, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 1 comment | 94 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to switch special ed law firms

A law firm whose handling of special-education issues for the Palo Alto school district has been criticized for creating...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Remedy, on Apr 25, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 10 comments | 2761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaigning for the Capitol

The eight candidates for California Assembly District 24 come from different cities, professions and philosophical positions,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Karen Grove, on Apr 25, 2016 at 10:27 am | 6 comments | 4015 Views

RESTAURANTS

Breakfast staple

Bill's Cafe has been doing a brisk business serving up breakfast in the Bay Area for more than three decades. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by ChrisC, on Apr 24, 2016 at 4:09 pm | 8 comments | 2104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district launches special-education review

A longtime special-education advocate and Harvard University Graduate School of Education professor is visiting Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Apr 24, 2016 at 7:32 am | 27 comments | 4982 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Sea Scouts get new Navy boat

The Palo Alto Sea Scouts' days of rebuilding decks and maintaining four ship engines is about to walk the gang plank. A newer...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by David Smith, on Apr 24, 2016 at 12:13 am | 10 comments | 4276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obstacles hamper plans for Matadero Creek bikeway

A divisive proposal to create a bike-friendly "greenway" along Palo Alto's Matadero Creek hit a series of speed bumps last...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 23, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 28 comments | 2783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local university graduate, two others win $250,000 fellowships

A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and two students planning to attend Stanford University are winners...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Apr 23, 2016 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 1128 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Peak traffic? Re-framing our actions and choices in our Bay Area 'ecosystem'

Traffic in Palo Alto seems overwhelming in its complexity, but in order to think about systemic solutions to actually <I>reduce</I></B>...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Apr 22, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 24 comments | 2240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: surveillance technology, bike-sharing system, single-story overlay

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of April 25. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/04/22/public-agenda-surveillance-technology-bi...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 22, 2016 at 6:22 pm | 5 comments | 1088 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to calm cars on bustling bike route

Palo Alto's busiest bike route may soon be furnished with wider bike lanes, enhanced crosswalks and a host of traffic-calming...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by A Walker, on Apr 22, 2016 at 6:09 pm | 44 comments | 7730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood feathers are ruffling over Cuckoo's Nest Club

Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents living near San Francisquito Creek say a proposed bar at an exclusive club for Silicon...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Stop By?, on Apr 22, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 28 comments | 4867 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Disconnect Between Liberal Aspirations and Liberal Housing Policy is Killing Coastal U.S. Cities

http://www.betterinstitutions.com/blog/2016/3/27/liberal-cities-housing-policy-hypocrisy Excellent article on housing...

Original post made by housing on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 22, 2016 at 3:32 pm | 18 comments | 326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers - please allow kids to email instead of printing homework

Besides saving lots of paper, this will also save a lot of money for the parents. I'm really tired of paying outrageous...

Original post made by Midtown Resident on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by David Hernandez, on Apr 22, 2016 at 3:11 pm | 24 comments | 11511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford students, faculty, alumni call for new sexual-assault survey

A growing chorus of students, faculty and now alumni are calling on Stanford University to issue a new climate survey to...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Alumna, on Apr 22, 2016 at 10:44 am | 8 comments | 4947 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two new neighborhoods seek parking restrictions

As downtown Palo Alto prepares for new parking restrictions on its residential streets, two other sections of the city have...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by @CalAve Employee, on Apr 22, 2016 at 10:36 am | 38 comments | 4807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>CAMPUS LANDSCAPE HEAD HONORED . . .</B> The American Society of Landscape Architects has named <B>Cathrine Deino Blake</B>...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
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Abruzzo for Work, Amelia for Family, Rome for Love
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 1,810 views

No Plans
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 585 views

City Council & School Board: Leaders, Overseers, Technocrats or Advocates?
By Douglas Moran | 0 comments | 540 views

A Modest Proposal for Paying a Living Wage
By Max Greenberg | 4 comments | 529 views