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AROUND TOWN

VTA seeks to reassure critics of bus-only lanes

With plans for a greatly expanded bus service on El Camino Real speeding toward a decision, several cities along the prominent...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Vote against VTA measure, on Oct 18, 2015 at 9:59 am | 33 comments | 3828 Views

AROUND TOWN

The look of luxury

It probably won't surprise anyone to know that home prices on the Midpeninsula are high and getting higher. And sales of...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Oct 17, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 3419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Edgewood Plaza developer faces growing fine

The developer of Edgewood Plaza is now facing a fine of $1,000 per day for not replacing the vacant grocery store formerly...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 17, 2015 at 11:49 am | 31 comments | 4976 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area psychiatrist pens comprehensive guide on suicide risk

A San Francisco psychiatrist and mental health consultant has written a comprehensive resource and educational guide on suicide...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by Heart, on Oct 17, 2015 at 10:41 am | 9 comments | 4731 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group crafts a roadmap for new anti-traffic nonprofit

Right now, they are a group of downtown stakeholders and transportation experts debating pilot programs and funding structures....

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rose, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:59 pm | 4 comments | 2215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stark differences in high school counseling services, again

A yearslong discussion over the comparable quality of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools' distinct counseling models returned...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by just saying, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 81 comments | 6109 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Woman robbed near downtown transit center

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who allegedly robbed a woman of her purse near the University Avenue transit center shortly...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by Mass transit Mass crime, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:18 pm | 9 comments | 2739 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mission statement of the FAA

The aircraft noise thread was so long that I wanted to catch people's eye with this statement from the FAA: 'Our Mission Our...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by stephanie enos, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water main break in Palo Alto has streets closed

A broken water main has closed down an intersection in Palo Alto early Friday morning, according to police. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:03 pm | 7 comments | 4853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto treads cautiously on fiber network

With Google looming as a major wildcard, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to wait until next year before making any decisions...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 16, 2015 at 3:51 pm | 138 comments | 6082 Views

MOVIES

McCaffrey runs wild over the Bruins in big conference win

Christian McCaffrey rushed for a school record 243 yards and scored four times, Francis Owusu made a catch for the ages and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by John, on Oct 16, 2015 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Aircraft noise

I have just spent some time emailing Anna Eshoo and Barbara Boxer (you have to fill out their website) urging them as our...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by specific proposal - repeal the Catex, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:44 am | 72 comments | 1655 Views

BOOKS

Sales at a glance

The Midpeninsula recorded only 17 home sales in this week's edition. Plus, surprisingly, Mountain View had zero sales. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recent home sales

With zero sales in Mountain View and only one in Palo Alto, Menlo Park leads sales this week with seven home sales. Learn...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits in Palo Alto

A pool demolition is one way to save on water, unless the homeowners end up replacing it. Scan the rest of the building permits...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1319 Views

BOOKS

Home Front

This week includes a native plant sale on Oct. 17, a rhododendron workshop on Oct. 21, a bath and kitchen remodeling event...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1621 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does your water taste a bit...earthy?

I've noticed that the tap water has been tasting a bit "earthy" over the last couple of days. Is there some work being done...

Original post made by Nayeli on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Near Greer , on Oct 16, 2015 at 9:39 am | 12 comments | 490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A question of boundaries: Paly teacher rebuked

June 11 was a day of relief and closure for Palo Alto High School English teacher Kevin Sharp. Or so he thought. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Oct 15, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 111 comments | 26651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What if teachers are unavailable except during class?

Do teachers have to help students? Some Paly teachers leave campus as the bell is ringing. The only time they are available...

Original post made by Been There on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by True, on Oct 15, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 4 comments | 486 Views

MOVIES

Time flies

The 18th annual United Nations Association Film Festival returns to Palo Alto this week with the theme, "Running Out of Time." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by Wilson, on Oct 15, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 1 comment | 2741 Views
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