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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to toss mobile-home park lawsuit

Attorneys for the City of Palo Alto and the Jisser family squared off in federal court on Thursday over whether the closure...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Ben Rumson, on May 30, 2016 at 9:50 am | 17 comments | 3723 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Block-long development approved for Olive Garden site

The already sizzling construction climate around California Avenue is set to heat up even further after the City Council...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Pants on fire, on May 29, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 56 comments | 6135 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Olive Garden site project races to meet deadline

With the clock ticking toward the deadline for new office developments in Palo Alto, two proposals by the same architecture...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on May 29, 2016 at 8:25 pm | 30 comments | 5708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: A romance in black and white

Eighty-year-old Henry Ford sat in the dining room of his Palo Alto home and recalled the day he met Rochelle, his wife of...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Schmedly, on May 29, 2016 at 7:04 pm | 14 comments | 6083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Government closures, hours for Memorial Day

Here's a list of Memorial Day service closures and changes. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/05/29/government-closures-hours-for-memorial-day...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 338 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Faircourt's bid to ban two-story homes rejected

An effort to ban new two-story homes in the Eichler enclave of Faircourt faltered Wednesday night after a series of last-minute...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Just chill, on May 28, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 16 comments | 2844 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Veenker for Assembly

As one would expect for an open legislative seat, the race to replace termed-out State Assemblyman Rich Gordon has attracted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on May 28, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 47 comments | 4740 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to reboot bike-bridge project

After their first bid to create a "landmark" bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 took an unfortunate turn, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Not Really, on May 28, 2016 at 2:40 pm | 26 comments | 3718 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Our election endorsements

Vote-by-mail ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day, June 7. They may also be turned in on Election Day to...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by WilliamR, on May 28, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 5 comments | 2369 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Behind the Headlines - DA's report on fatal shooting in Palo Alto

On this week's webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Publisher Bill Johnson leads a discussion with reporters Sue Dremann...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Elevated Thinking on Buses

Are Transit Elevated Buses (TEB) the solution to El Camino and even the railroad on Central Expressway? A new concept...

Original post made by Palo Alto Pedestrian on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on May 28, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 104 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board approves 12 percent pay increases for teachers

The Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday night in a 4-to-1 vote a 12 percent base salary increase for teachers over three...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Teacher age, on May 28, 2016 at 10:57 am | 57 comments | 4236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg plans to raze, replace his Crescent Park homes

Facebook's billionaire CEO Mark Zuckerberg is preparing for a major update to his digs in the Crescent Park neighborhood,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Trump, on May 27, 2016 at 10:12 pm | 17 comments | 6995 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by radar, on May 27, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 1095 comments | 189922 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls finish with a flourish

After preseason trailing, six SCVAL De Anza Division dual meets, prelims and finals at league and section meets, the Palo...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Julie armitano, on May 27, 2016 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 91 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park fire district gets OK from FAA to operate drone

It's taken almost two years, but the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is now authorized by the FAA to operate a portable...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Hermia, on May 27, 2016 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 1370 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Video released in fatal Christmas police shooting

Officers who fatally shot a mentally ill man on a Palo Alto street on Christmas Day were justified when they discharged their...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on May 27, 2016 at 10:52 am | 30 comments | 4190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board approves full-day kindergarten for all

All kindergartners entering the Palo Alto Unified School District this fall and in future years will attend school for a...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by hard to swallow, on May 27, 2016 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 3959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>NEW HOME STORE OPENING ... </B>Two Stanford Business School alumni, Christina Bryant and Steph Peng, will open their...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Seriously?, on May 27, 2016 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 1422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Painting the door red (or turquoise or purple)

Interior designer Kit Davey has advised hundreds of clients on paint colors for their homes and front doors. Some people...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1099 Views
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