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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 | 658 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 | 5918 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 | 3947 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 | 4658 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 | 3943 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. 1085 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 | 5762 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 | 4131 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. 4047 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 | 2887 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 | 2774 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 | 6940 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 | 4708 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 | 4502 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 | 5182 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 | 926 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 | 2012 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 | 3982 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Expose of Palo Alto Police on NBC 11 News

The NBC 11 Investigative team is airing an expose tomorrow night during the 11 p.m. newscast about the Palo Alto Police Department....

Original post made by Watch Maker on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 14, 2014 at 10:54 am | 16 comments | 948 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New voices join Palo Alto's growth debate

Palo Alto's aggressive push to get the public more involved in upgrading the city's official land-use vision appeared to...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:31 am | 252 comments | 30769 Views
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