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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City requires oak tree in front lawn

I was happy to see the construction of the house on 1130 Middlefield finally nearing its completion. I was not so happy to...

Original post made by Artist on May. 8, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

Anyone know if Los Altos Expressway will close today?

We need to head south on 280 from Sand Hill, and usually when the Pres comes to town they shut down both sides of 280. Do...

Original post made by oldtimer on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on May 8, 2014 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 589 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford to divest from coal companies

Stanford University today became the nation's first large university to decide it will divest its endowment holdings in publicly...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by businessdecision, on May 8, 2014 at 8:03 am | 12 comments | 2997 Views

AROUND TOWN

bike to work day

Today is Bike To Work Day. Please everyone, turn off your cell phones and pay attention to the road during your commute today....

Original post made by parent on May. 8, 2014
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board members praise counseling reforms

Palo Alto school board members Tuesday said they were pleased with efforts by high school and middle school guidance counselors...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on May 7, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 20 comments | 716 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A local view of 'mental health parity'

State Sen. Jim Beall, a Democrat from San Jose, has a stepson and a sister with mental illness. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Susan Briggs, on May 7, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 3 comments | 31891 Views

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President Obama to visit the Bay Area

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 7, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 16 comments | 6045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

student hit by car in crosswalk in front of Paly this morning

Come on folks, slow down and yield to pedestrians, especially in school zones. Report in the Paly Voice: http://palyvoice.com/2014/05/06/paly-student-hit-by-car-on-route-to-school/...

Original post made by parent on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 7, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 9 comments | 625 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents rally to save their homes

More than 40 Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents on Thursday protested against the planned evictions from their longtime...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by member, on May 7, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 59 comments | 5547 Views

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Menlo College baseball players earn all-conference honors

==BI Oaks notes== James Threw and Daniel Comstock of Menlo College have been named to the 2014 All-NAIA West Group baseball...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by K Chandler, on May 7, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 811 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Any other international traveler having trouble with US credit cards?

Just back from the Eurozone and had problems getting my credit cards accepted. I told the credit card companies I was traveling...

Original post made by Euro traveler on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Been there, too, on May 7, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 5 comments | 592 Views

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Are there still parrots (conures) around Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Looking for Parrots on Feb. 17, 2007
Last comment by srimoyee, on May 7, 2014 at 11:52 am | 17 comments | 5657 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks far beyond City Hall for vision guidance

Few Palo Alto residents have the time and appetite to come to City Hall for discussions of the future, unless that future...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by For Jerry, on May 7, 2014 at 11:36 am | 37 comments | 3163 Views

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New senior residences address Palo Alto's growing need

A new independent-living community for people aged 60 and older officially opened its doors on Thursday, May 1, offering...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by lindaloo, on May 7, 2014 at 11:33 am | 33 comments | 5571 Views

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Palo Alto Weekly repeats 'best in state' honors

For the second year in a row, the Palo Alto Weekly has been named the best large newsweekly in California in an annual journalism...

Original post made on May. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Lilienstein, on May 7, 2014 at 9:51 am | 14 comments | 3042 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic along the Bryant St. Bike Blvd.

This evening I was riding my bike south on Bryant Blvd. from Menlo Park to California Avenue between 6:30 and 7 PM and was...

Original post made by Elaine on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by pedestrian, on May 6, 2014 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 483 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VIDEO: A conversation with New York Times writer John Markoff

John Markoff, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times senior writer and author, talks with Lisa Van Dusen about growing up...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Messy, on May 6, 2014 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 2663 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto named second richest small city in nation

Movoto, a national real estate brokerage website, has named Palo Alto the second richest small city in America, based on...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on May 6, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 17 comments | 12235 Views

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Fire destroys former city manager's home

The home of Palo Alto's former city manager, Frank Benest, was extensively damaged in a fire on Saturday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on May. 3, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on May 6, 2014 at 11:39 am | 22 comments | 6914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New OCR case opened as another is closed

Even as they found "insufficient evidence" in a disability investigation against the Palo Alto school district, federal investigators...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Perspectives, on May 6, 2014 at 9:22 am | 22 comments | 4388 Views
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