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PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: America's 'urban' growth outpacing overall density — Palo Alto feeling it?

Palo Alto isn't the only area of the nation that is experiencing increased urban density. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19521...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 24, 2013 at 12:44 am | 3 comments | 4578 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bike Safety

It seems that we are reading about bike collisions in the Palo Alto area on a weekly basis. Bicycle riding has increased...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by OPar, on Sep 23, 2013 at 11:50 pm | 23 comments | 1292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charting a different path in search of creativity, learning

Blazing an educational path with tools like wooden toys, modeling wax and gathered leaves rather than classroom Smartboards,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by College Terrace Mom, on Sep 23, 2013 at 10:19 pm | 8 comments | 5831 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A 'human water line' floods Palo Alto streets

Bay Area Keystone XL activists took to rainy Palo Alto streets on Saturday to demonstrate against the Keystone tar sands...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 10 comments | 1317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tracking stolen iPad leads to residential-burglary arrest

Palo Alto police using a mobile app to track a stolen iPad have arrested a San Jose man and recovered stolen property and...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 23, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 8 comments | 1903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors won't let Sheriff's Office sell old guns

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors rejected part of a proposed ordinance amendment today that would have allowed the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Which amendment you talking about Willis?, on Sep 23, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 18 comments | 1824 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for double homicide after Sept. 2 crash

An East Palo Alto man has been arrested on suspicion of murder for a hit-and-run crash that killed two women on their way...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by ralphc, on Sep 23, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 1871 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford welcomes newest crop of freshmen

Stanford University's latest freshman class, which gathered on campus for the first time Tuesday, represents 49 states --...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Begay, on Sep 23, 2013 at 6:49 pm | 8 comments | 2044 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Weed warriors' to restore native creek habitat

A group of Crescent Park neighborhood weed warriors are now armed with an $80,000 Santa Clara Valley Water District grant...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Bird and Wildlife Lover, on Sep 23, 2013 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 1619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone notice chlorine smell to tap water lately?

In the past couple weeks I've noticed our tap water seems to have more and more of a chlorine odor. Anyone else notice same?...

Original post made by IsItTheWater? on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wondering, on Sep 23, 2013 at 10:27 am | 4 comments | 2451 Views

AROUND TOWN

29th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk

Songs and books have been written and movies made about the harvest mooon. Neil Young suggested going dancin' in its light....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by andrew rich, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:34 am | 5 comments | 5738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to recoup more program costs

If the city budget is a reflection of community values, it's safe to say Palo Alto residents have a particular fondness for...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:01 am | 19 comments | 2271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to make every new house electric-vehicle-friendly

As Palo Alto revs up for a celebration for electric vehicles later this month, a trio of council members are calling for...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 23, 2013 at 8:01 am | 49 comments | 5655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around town

THE CHECK IS IN ... Palo Alto's rocky road to 21st century libraries took a welcome turn this week, thanks to the efforts...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Sep 22, 2013 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 1570 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

crossing guard

Article about a crossing guard in Los Altos arrested for stealing lap tops - this guy was arrested before. We are trusting...

Original post made by leigh on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 22, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 1217 Views

SPORTS

Gunn wins the first battle of the brothers in water polo

==B Tuesday's prep roundup== It was only two summers ago that twin brothers Brandon and Matt Johnson stood on the pool...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 22, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2370 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New tool, same quandary in debate over Jay Paul project

Palo Alto officials on Monday unleashed a new tool for appraising the most ambitious development in the city's pipeline --...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 22, 2013 at 8:17 am | 27 comments | 22552 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What's with 101S bumper-to-bumper?

It was backed up last night, backed-up this morning, and backed up now. I cancelled my trips so I never got to the root of...

Original post made by Palo Alto Native on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by Driver, on Sep 22, 2013 at 7:46 am | 11 comments | 1102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jeremy Lin attends Mitchell Park court christening

NBA standout Jeremy Lin was on the clock Monday afternoon as he faced off against a nervous-looking Palo Alto mayor in front...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ty, on Sep 21, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 12 comments | 6868 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why does PA Online keep delivering newspapers to my driveway?

As I was leaving my house this evening, a van drove by and a newspaper came flying into my driveway. Annoyed, I picked it...

Original post made by wasted paper on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Sep 21, 2013 at 7:33 pm | 6 comments | 1212 Views
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