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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Elm trees are dying from draught?

I see many large elm trees in Palo Alto - especially along Louis Rd - have half brown leaves, all of them seem to suffer...

Original post made by Julie on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 28, 2015 at 8:06 pm | 9 comments | 361 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Top need for parks? Bathrooms

Playing around is serious business in Palo Alto, where praise and demand for parks, playing fields and nature preserves come...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 28, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 42 comments | 3945 Views

AROUND TOWN

A&E Digest: New public art approved, Redwood City gets spruced up

Palo Alto's Public Art Commission approves new art installations for City Hall's King Plaza, Mountain View's Community School...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 28, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 1332 Views

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Real Estate Matters: First half 2015 property market recap: Palo Alto, key neighboring citie

Time flies. Not long ago, most of property market participants anticipated yet another strong year. Half of 2015 has passed,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Suspiria, on Jul 28, 2015 at 1:45 pm | 8 comments | 1934 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Season's first Spare the Air Day called for Tuesday

As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 28, 2015 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1649 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community notebook: Volunteers needed for Palo Alto's Utilities Advisory Commission

The City of Palo Alto is looking for volunteers to serve on the Utilities Advisory Commission on which they will advise the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 28, 2015 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 1407 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer scales down plan for Maybell site

Faced with criticism from the surrounding neighborhood, the developer looking to build houses on a much contested Maybell...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by sea reddy, on Jul 28, 2015 at 6:11 am | 41 comments | 4410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feeding families

Lemotu Evaimalo comes to the East Palo Alto Library with her three young children almost every day she has off from work....

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by ChrisC, on Jul 27, 2015 at 10:18 pm | 8 comments | 4340 Views

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Police arrest woman in million-dollar embezzlement case

Menlo Park police arrested a 39-year-old San Mateo woman Thursday on suspicion that she embezzled more than $1 million over...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by muttiallen, on Jul 27, 2015 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2947 Views

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Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Shannon G., on Jul 27, 2015 at 9:12 am | 24 comments | 11961 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

From the source

Downstream of a small canyon dotted with skinny ponderosa pines and incense cedar trees, rushing water cascades over large...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Parkie, on Jul 26, 2015 at 11:04 am | 24 comments | 6946 Views

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Community Notebook: Palo Alto teens organize coding event

Calling all teens interested in coding: Two Palo Alto High School students are organizing a free computer programming event...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Jul 25, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 7 comments | 3997 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Advertising Water Conservation & Waste Reduction on Television

Palo Alto is advertising on television about water conservation, and then another (right after) about zero waste. I always...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Ouster, on Jul 25, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill program opens doors for more than its students

The desk was covered with deceptively simple items: thick, easy-to-grasp silicone stands that hold toothbrushes, bright red...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Jul 25, 2015 at 12:02 pm | 9 comments | 3502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Restaurants

<B>Ambiance Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/07/24/restaurants posted Friday, July 24,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 25, 2015 at 7:02 am | 3 comments | 777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly journalism teacher pens book on innovative education

When Palo Alto High School journalism teacher Esther Wojcicki told one of her classes what her new book, "Moonshots in Education:...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Jul 25, 2015 at 1:04 am | 7 comments | 7963 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad joins Army to continue Olympic dreams

Olympic hopeful Ryan Mango, one of the greatest wrestlers in Stanford history, has joined the Army. Mango ('13) left last...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Jul 24, 2015 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 1153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E says hundreds of trees near gas pipelines may be removed

More than 130 Menlo Park and Atherton property owners should soon receive letters from PG&E saying up to 1,400 trees near...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 24, 2015 at 7:16 pm | 5 comments | 1970 Views

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Berman, Kasperzak off to fast starts in bid for Assembly

The primary election is still nearly a year away but the two leading contenders to replace Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by jh, on Jul 24, 2015 at 5:13 pm | 20 comments | 1173 Views

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Building permits in Palo Alto

It's the summer of the roof in Palo Alto. Among these 156 listings from June 7 to July 10, 38 mention maintenance to a roof,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by PBCer, on Jul 24, 2015 at 11:38 am | 2 comments | 1276 Views
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