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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Web app seeks to make housing choices simpler

When transitioning last year from a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University to the work world, Jenelle Bray faced...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Andrew Schiller, on May 5, 2014 at 5:01 am | 1 comment | 2918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arastradero Road Lots Suggested for Higher Density

Steve Pierce of Zane Macgregor has suggested including four large lots in the new Housing Element at higher densities. If...

Original post made by Herb Borock on May. 3, 2014
Last comment by SHAM Housing Committee, on May 4, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 10 comments | 936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Most Palo Alto Shuttle stops don't accommodate elderly, disabled

Palo Alto residents are questioning the lack of benches at Palo Alto Shuttle stops, which they say discourages frail or disabled...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on May 4, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 17 comments | 6614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hideous Music on Edgewood Needs to Stop

The way too loud, horribly loud music on Edgewood needs to stop. Even with doors and windows closed it is disruptive and...

Original post made by Hmmm on May. 3, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on May 4, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 1487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Campanile Article: Ramifications of Rape Culture

Last week The Campanile, Paly’s student newspaper, published an in-depth article called “Ramifications of Rape Culture,”...

Original post made by Palo Alto Parent on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by among others, on May 3, 2014 at 11:12 pm | 16 comments | 1347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three preparing bids for Palo Alto school board

Three parent leaders have confirmed that they are strongly considering running for two open seats on the Palo Alto Board...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on May 3, 2014 at 7:21 pm | 31 comments | 5215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Grand' vision for El Camino clashes with reality in Palo Alto

The Planning and Transportation Commission heard Wednesday a presentation on the regional initiative to transform El Camino...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Donald, on May 3, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 33 comments | 4458 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

1:30 PM - Incident near Page Mill/El Camino?

I happened to be driving through and saw a special fire unit and a Santa Clara county ambulance, as well as lots of sirens,...

Original post made by Anon on May. 3, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on May 3, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 3 comments | 615 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Highway 101 in Palo Alto to get two carpool lanes

Work has begun to create double carpool lanes on the 3.2-mile stretch of Highway 101 between Highway 85 in Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Joke's on Us, on May 3, 2014 at 10:09 am | 35 comments | 5688 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Renters feel the squeeze in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's housing market is known for its million-dollar homes and exclusivity. But for those looking to rent, the rates...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by palymom, on May 3, 2014 at 9:09 am | 29 comments | 11597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beyond the call

There is only so much time in a day. For many people, the clock hands spin away while they're on the job, doing chores and...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by William Byron Webster, on May 2, 2014 at 10:18 pm | 5 comments | 4460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to use a scholarship: buy a laptop, reduce college debt

Less college debt. A laptop computer. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/05/02/how-to-use-a-scholarship-buy-a-laptop-reduce-college-debt...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ann Kelly, on May 2, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 2650 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sign exceptions approved for 'Lytton Gateway'

The Lytton Gateway building that will soon open at the intersection of Alma Street and Lytton Avenue in Palo Alto became...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on May 2, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 14 comments | 2959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art community opens up

Oleg Lobykin considers himself "a product of globalization," just like so many others in Silicon Valley. Like many in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 2, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wake up, little SUSIE

Bill Frye, 96, may be in a wheelchair, but on April 22, he was still rotating his bike pedals through the Balinese forest....

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3215 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls take control of El Camino Division softball race

==BI Thursday's prep roundup== Gunn took over sole possession of first place in the SCVAL El Camino Division softball race...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Settlement in landmark Channing House case

Sally Herriot, a 91-year-old Palo Alto woman who sued Channing House senior community for the right to remain in her private...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by musical, on May 1, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 21 comments | 2881 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic Juana Briones House coming down

The owner of Palo Alto's oldest home, Juana Briones House, has begun deconstructing the 166-year-old structure after 13 years...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by L'Ann Bingham, on May 1, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 30 comments | 3296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto fails to find compromise in compost debate

After a brief respite, Palo Alto's leading environmentalists are once again clashing over the future of local composting...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on May 1, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 24 comments | 5179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves forward with business registry

Facing a job boom of immense but mysterious proportions, Palo Alto officials voted late Tuesday to create an online registry...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on May 1, 2014 at 7:28 pm | 6 comments | 2432 Views
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