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PALO ALTO ISSUES

What does new home construction cost these days?

Folks, I live in a 1950 Eichler and am planning a remodel that will touch most of the house except for the existing foundation and...

Original post made by Resident of Midtown on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sk8marie, on Dec 17, 2015 at 2:08 pm | 57 comments | 39047 Views

SPORTS

Wade, Huskies bow out of NCAA women's volleyball tourney

Melanie Wade was able to help the Palo Alto High volleyball team win a pair of state championships during her prep days,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Kajsa, on Dec 17, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 3029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With no heat, Costano Elementary School temporarily shutters

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 17, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 4 comments | 3871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal ruling against school district likely

Legal findings against the Palo Alto school district look to be on the way in two sexual-harassment investigations at the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Responsibility, on Dec 17, 2015 at 11:50 am | 47 comments | 6559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jeremy Lin remembers the stress at Paly

From the San Jose Mercury: "I remember not being able to sleep well on Sunday nights, waking up covered in sweat from...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 17, 2015
There are no comments yet. 338 Views

AROUND TOWN

In tense times, a hand toward friendship

With political fear-mongering on the rise since the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, members of the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 17, 2015 at 2:18 am | 19 comments | 3464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three arrested in connection with residential burglary in Redwood City

Three suspects were arrested Tuesday in connection with a residential burglary in Redwood City that briefly prompted a shelter-in-place...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Dec 17, 2015 at 12:54 am | 2 comments | 2559 Views

AROUND TOWN

McCaffrey finishes second in the Heisman Award voting

Stanford sophomore running back Christian McCaffrey joined John Elway, Toby Gerhart and Andrew Luck as Heisman Award runnerups...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2015
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 16, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 7 comments | 3663 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents outside new downtown parking zone want 'in'

For people living in downtown Palo Alto, the city's recently launched parking-permit program offered a promising start to...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Everyman, on Dec 16, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 30 comments | 6819 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man follows 12-year-old girl, kisses her

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly followed a 12-year-old girl to her home and kissed her cheek Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Carlos, on Dec 16, 2015 at 6:08 am | 4 comments | 4016 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A call for more housing in Palo Alto

With home values soaring and affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto residents appealed to the City Council on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Ahem, on Dec 15, 2015 at 11:37 pm | 239 comments | 12713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Post Office to review mailbox removals in Palo Alto

Plans to remove more than 80 mailboxes in Palo Alto are temporarily on hold until at least after the first of the year, a...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Dec 15, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 19 comments | 4053 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Groundwater is a valuable resource, not construction waste

While Palo Alto was urging residents to save water under California's mandated restrictions, we and other neighbors watched...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Shut Up, on Dec 15, 2015 at 7:19 pm | 63 comments | 4678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rising costs threaten 'iconic' bike bridge

It was supposed to be the centerpiece of Palo Alto's biking renaissance -- a slender, elegant bridge that would span U.S....

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Dec 15, 2015 at 4:09 pm | 113 comments | 8764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View opens new $9 million trail link

After the ceremonial ribbon was cut, a crowd swarmed onto the new Permanente Creek Trail extension Tuesday, including a new...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Chip, on Dec 15, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 19 comments | 5160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City kicks off Embarcadero Road improvement project

Trying to unknot the traffic snarls on the western end of Embarcadero Road while satisfying the myriad interests of pedestrians,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 15, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 11 comments | 4904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flowers for Vets another huge success

Many, many thanks for the over 30 volunteers that showed up on Sunday to help make this years Flowers for Vets a huge success....

Original post made by NaturesAlley@yahoo.com on Dec. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Weekly garners 16 awards in Bay Area competition

The Palo Alto Weekly won 16 awards at the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards luncheon Saturday, Dec. 5, including first place...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2015
Last comment by anne, on Dec 15, 2015 at 8:14 am | 7 comments | 726 Views

AROUND TOWN

A walk down Christmas Tree Lane

Seventy-five years ago, the residents of Fulton Street set out Christmas trees along the street and strung up lights from...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by OPar, on Dec 14, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 14 comments | 11311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek package thief caught on camera

Police are looking for a man who was caught on surveillance video taking packages from a Palo Alto home Saturday afternoon,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by SuperD, on Dec 14, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 8 comments | 4386 Views
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