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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents gather to plan future of Bol Park

With its meandering paths, great expanse of green, vintage agricultural tools and venerable donkeys, Bol Park has remained...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by MelC, on Aug 20, 2016 at 8:27 am | 21 comments | 5559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Girl power

In 2008, the year that Hillary Clinton first made a bid for the presidency, women made up about 17 percent of the United...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by outsider, on Aug 19, 2016 at 3:33 pm | 3 comments | 3742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/08/19/home-sales posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/08/19/sales-at-a-glance...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B>COMMON GROUND CLASSES<B> ... </B>Palo Alto's Common Ground Garden will offer an array of workshops for gardeners. "How...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uniquely made

There comes a point after you choose what you like from the Crate & Barrel or Restoration Hardware catalog, you want to make...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes slated for today

The Santa Clara County Vector Control District (SCCVCD) is planning a helicopter assault on winter salt-marsh mosquito in...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Esther Crass, on Aug 18, 2016 at 10:13 pm | 21 comments | 6781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High goes back to school

Paly Alto High School's campus was hectic with a mix of excitement, nerves and some dread about the year ahead on the first...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sally Kadifa, on Aug 18, 2016 at 9:43 pm | 16 comments | 6048 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reflecting on Foundation for Global Community

Shutting down after 60 years of operation, the Foundation for Global Community, a local educational and fundraising nonprofit,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Pat Reeves, on Aug 18, 2016 at 7:37 pm | 6 comments | 2628 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto General Fund Subsidizes Developers' Planning Review Costs

Palo Alto General Fund Subsidizes Developers' Planning Review Costs Many of the significant projects that are proposed...

Original post made by Dollar Dollar Bill on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 18, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 104 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Palo Alto gets new postmaster

Palo Alto will swear in a new postmaster on Friday, Aug. 19, after a 14-month absence, the United States Postal Service has...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Concern Neighbor, on Aug 18, 2016 at 6:54 am | 8 comments | 2079 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Violent crime rate in East Palo Alto plunges

After decades of negative press, East Palo Alto's violent crime rate has plunged by 64 percent in one year, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Karma, on Aug 18, 2016 at 3:33 am | 19 comments | 8145 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Cubberley grad recalls Palo Alto a half-century ago

Fifty years ago in June, many of my childhood friends and I graduated from Cubberley High School. When we gathered in Mitchell...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Aug 18, 2016 at 2:21 am | 13 comments | 4404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council strikes down Lytton Avenue project

A downtown resident scored a victory Monday night in his battle against a three-story development planned on his block when...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Aug 18, 2016 at 12:45 am | 45 comments | 9914 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Robin, on Aug 17, 2016 at 11:04 pm | 10 comments | 2827 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Vancouver slaps 15% tax on foreign house buyers in effort to cool market

Food for thought: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/02/vancouver-real-estate-foreign-house-buyers-tax "Foreigners...

Original post made by NoMoPa on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Equilibrium, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 34 comments | 757 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Berman leads slightly in Assembly race contributions

With a couple of months left until election day, Palo Alto City Councilman Marc Berman is leading in campaign contributions...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Aug 17, 2016 at 3:20 pm | 8 comments | 2054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Protective order granted against teacher facing alleged sex crimes

The Palo Alto High School science teacher accused of sex crimes against a 15-year-old student may not contact her, a Santa...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Aug 17, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 8194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Now that school is back we have inattentive cyclists swarming the roads.

Does anyone find it a little disconcerting how these hoards of school aged cyclists take over the road and do not obey traffic...

Original post made by HRM on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by C'est Moi, on Aug 17, 2016 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's elementary, middle schools welcome kids back to class

New kindergartners waved goodbye to lingering parents, first-graders took "tours" of their first-ever own desks and some...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by It can be done!, on Aug 17, 2016 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 4283 Views
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