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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mindbending monstrosity

I have lived in Palo Alto for 46 years, the last 22 in College Terrace. I didn’t think bad architecture in this city could...

Original post made by Stephen Peeps on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 12, 2016 at 12:02 pm | 21 comments | 626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto middle school vandalized twice

JLS Middle School was vandalized twice in the past week, with "disparaging remarks" against teachers and references to the...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Do You Handle Neighbors with Barking Dogs?

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Original post made by Member on Aug. 17, 2006
Last comment by Another suggestion, on Jul 11, 2016 at 11:35 pm | 46 comments | 20256 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homes' square footage can be misrepresented

A home's square footage is a number easily misrepresented, especially when determining ever-ambiguous "liveable space." Measurements...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by gymjim, on Jul 11, 2016 at 10:07 pm | 6 comments | 7375 Views

SPORTS

Alpine-West Menlo rolls to victory in D52 11s tourney

A chilly night air blew hard to right field at Marina Field in Belmont on Thursday evening. Alpine-West Menlo did its best...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Alpine fan, on Jul 11, 2016 at 7:58 pm | 4 comments | 906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday Nights at CHM

Celebrate the weekend's start at Mountain View's Computer History Museum, which hosts food trucks, a beer garden and half-price...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by kathy, on Jul 11, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 232 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Beltramo's is closing its doors

Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a local institution which has been owned and operated by the Beltramo family in Menlo Park since...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Terry, on Jul 11, 2016 at 5:43 pm | 20 comments | 9628 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City prepares to shift gears on bike-share program

It's been a banner year for biking in Palo Alto: New bicycle boulevards, green lanes and "sharrow" ("share the road") markings...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 11, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 24 comments | 3601 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police probe 'likely' homicide of woman found in home

Police in Palo Alto are investigating a "likely" homicide after an Asian woman in her 60s was found dead in her Greenmeadow...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Coach, on Jul 11, 2016 at 11:08 am | 12 comments | 8409 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto activists say Menlo Park omitted key letter from Facebook expansion study

Something is missing from the almost 5,000 pages of text detailing how the environment would be affected by Facebook's plans...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by JO, on Jul 10, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 4 comments | 2629 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City allowing huge trees to Die and be killed for development

Dozens of trees , Redwoods included are being allowed to diea slow death at the office complesx on the SW corner of Page...

Original post made by barb on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Jul 10, 2016 at 6:44 pm | 9 comments | 310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facebook expansion traffic impacts

If Facebook builds two large office buildings and a hotel as it has proposed, an estimated 14,000 people could be commuting...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 10, 2016 at 5:41 pm | 40 comments | 4291 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 Paly Grad, on Jul 10, 2016 at 3:55 pm | 7 comments | 2322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Retired judges oppose Persky recall

A letter released Wednesday by a group of retired Santa Clara County Superior Court judges speaks out against efforts to...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Jul 10, 2016 at 2:37 pm | 32 comments | 6739 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Narrower lanes on Middlefield Road could slow traffic, improve safety

Middlefield Road in Palo Alto is scheduled for some updates that officials hope will improve safety around Jordan Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 10, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 62 comments | 6228 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Turner-trial judge criticized for bias in assault case

Another local sexual-assault case has become the latest battleground in the continued debate over whether the judge who presided...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by baszia, on Jul 9, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 12 comments | 5137 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner juror to judge: 'Shame on you'

"Absolutely shocked and appalled" -- that's the reaction of a juror in the Brock Turner sexual-assault case to the sentence...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by baszia, on Jul 9, 2016 at 5:49 pm | 87 comments | 72897 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

NYT: How Anti-Growth Sentiment, Reflected in Zoning Laws, Thwarts Equality

As often happens, our local issues turn out to be part of a bigger pattern. By trying to preserve our town, are we contributing...

Original post made by Wow on Jul. 3, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Jul 9, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 82 comments | 1373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto adds motion detection to Caltrain corridor

A first-of-its-kind system to detect suicide attempts along railroad tracks will be piloted in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Joe Bloe, on Jul 9, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 34 comments | 6777 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Trump Wins Election, Never Becomes President

I saw something in the New York Times the other day which offered up a truly bizarre but entirely possible scenario: Donald...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by john_alderman, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:06 am | 9 comments | 340 Views
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