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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers shutting down animal shelter

Palo Alto's Animal Services Center, a fixture on East Bayshore Road for the past four decades, could be shut down or relocated...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by What next?, on Dec 1, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 152 comments | 6288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic steers discussion on Jay Paul development

In its effort to get city approval for a new office complex at 395 Page Mill, developer Jay Paul Company faces an uphill...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Dec 1, 2013 at 9:43 am | 100 comments | 16667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man found dead at Opportunity Center

A Palo Alto man who lived at the Opportunity Center homeless shelter was found dead in his room, according to a spokesperson...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Dec 1, 2013 at 3:20 am | 10 comments | 10834 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Adams has 264 receiving yards in 62-52 loss

Palo Alto High graduate Davante Adams had a career-high day, but it went for naught as his Fresno State football team saw...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by SJSU grad, on Nov 30, 2013 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1875 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto shops look to Small Business Saturday

In efforts to better vie for shoppers' dollars, Palo Alto merchants are for the first time participating in Small Business...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by startup, on Nov 30, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 8113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flowers for vets are back !!!

The Third Annual Nature's Alley Flowers for vets program , Sunday December 8th at 9am - 1230 pm, 2675 c Middlefield...

Original post made by Karen Froniewski on Nov. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 472 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Father charged in crash that killed daughters

A father has been charged with two counts of vehicular manslaughter after a November roll-over crash in Palo Alto killed...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by norm62, on Nov 30, 2013 at 2:15 pm | 41 comments | 51307 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is it time to have school busses in Palo Alto

Given all the traffic increases and more high density developments planned throughout the city, is it time to consider school...

Original post made by Bus the Kids on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by single story neighbors, on Nov 29, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 7 comments | 16611 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rulings deal financial blow to high-speed rail

California's proposed high-speed-rail system ran into a legal barrier Monday when a Sacramento judge ruled that the funding...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by mag lev rider, on Nov 29, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 20 comments | 18066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto school gets five more years

A high-performing East Palo Alto charter school prevailed Thursday night when it received permission to continue operating...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Nov 29, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 19729 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen injured in East Palo Alto shooting

A teenager was injured in a drive-by shooting in East Palo Alto on Tuesday evening, according to police. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by lms, on Nov 29, 2013 at 7:57 am | 2 comments | 11412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire destroys remote Baylands boat house

A boat house at Cooley Landing in East Palo Alto, caught fire on Monday night, bringing four fire engines and two battalion...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 28, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 6 comments | 3964 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Loudspeaker from Caltrain

The Caltrain speaker noise from the University Avenue station is increasing in volume and frequency, from the dubiously helpful...

Original post made by Sleepless in PA North on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Sleepless in PA North, on Nov 27, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 5 comments | 9644 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hogan gets his shot at Notre Dame after watching 2012 loss

Most of Kevin Hogan's relatives attended Notre Dame and Stanford's quarterback thought he might be going to South Bend too....

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Rad Chad , on Nov 27, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 8897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jing Lyman, activist and wife of former Stanford president, dies at 88

Elizabeth "Jing" Lyman, the "first lady" of Stanford University from 1970 to 1980 and an activist in her own right, died...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Edith Eddy, on Nov 27, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 5 comments | 18158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Thanksgivukkah!

This year, Hanukkah is a once in a lifetime event. For the first time since 1888 — and the last time for tens of thousands...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Happy Hanukkah, on Nov 27, 2013 at 11:51 am | 10 comments | 10501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The best elementary school locations for a growing community

There are 25 percent more elementary students in our district today than when I moved here in 1979, yet we have two fewer...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by paretn, on Nov 26, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 14 comments | 10222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Builder gets a legal boost against city's affordable-housing law

Seven years after Sterling Park received the city's blessing to construct a condominium complex on West Bayshore Road, the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by enniac, on Nov 26, 2013 at 5:24 pm | 14 comments | 12510 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park: Shots fired at vehicle occupied by young juveniles, mother

Shots were fired Sunday afternoon at a parked vehicle in Menlo Park that was occupied by two young juveniles and their mother. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Karen , on Nov 26, 2013 at 11:27 am | 5 comments | 10991 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to unveil huge 'light sculpture' Saturday

A two-year grassroots effort led by a Palo Alto father and his two young children to bring a 35-foot-tall interactive light...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 26, 2013 at 10:29 am | 25 comments | 41353 Views
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