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PALO ALTO ISSUES

With little fanfare, Palo Alto adopts housing vision

For Palo Alto, the new Housing Element is at once an expansive vision document, a catalog of future housing sites and a homework...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by They have blinders on, on Jun 23, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 19 comments | 6519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Over peanuts and beer, men build community

On a balmy Wednesday evening, a half-dozen men stood expectantly outside Nathan Moroney's Evergreen Park home, awaiting news...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by Here's to You, on Jun 23, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 2 comments | 2034 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letting the dogs out

A group of Palo Alto dog owners want the city to create an open area in a park for frolicking, off-leash dogs. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by The bad owners outweigh the good, on Jun 23, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 1243 Views

SPORTS

Carter runs the 400 hurdles as a professional

==B USA Track and Field Championships== Stanford junior Kori Carter decided to forego her senior season in track and field...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Terry Parks, on Jun 22, 2013 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 6632 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police call off crime emergency

After three weeks without a shooting, the East Palo Alto Police Department Monday, June 10, announced that it would end the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by junk, on Jun 22, 2013 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1203 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Homeless man arrested for assault with a deadly weapon

A fistfight between two men at the Cubblerley Community Center on Wednesday night ended with one at the Stanford Hospital...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by homeless, on Jun 22, 2013 at 12:38 am | 49 comments | 1722 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contentious Maybell development wins approval

After several false starts, Palo Alto's bitter and deeply emotional debate over a proposed housing development on Maybell...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by BP resident, on Jun 21, 2013 at 11:29 pm | 80 comments | 41686 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Please stop Paving Paradise and Putting up a .....

Palo Alto was a charming town. The charm is going. Please stop. I loved Mitchell Park library and agree it needed updating,...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2013 at 10:45 pm | 8 comments | 927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicycle scofflaws

So, I was going down to my favorite coffee shop, this morning. Came to an all-way stop. I began to proceed, but a crazy...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 21, 2013 at 7:46 pm | 10 comments | 908 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City floats parking-permit plans to residents

About 40 people showed up to a meeting Tuesday night hosted by the City of Palo Alto that was held to draw feedback on a...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 38 comments | 3430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens make video tutorials for fellow students in 'Club Academia'

A group of Gunn High School students is meeting daily this summer to create academic tutorial videos and boost their new...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by LD student parent, on Jun 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 1194 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Bain, Weissenbach fare well at USA national track and field championships

Stanford sophomore Brianna Bain placed sixth in the women's javelin and freshman Amy Weissenbach advanced to the semifinals...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jun 21, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1747 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Revived local leadership program graduates 19

A hopeful crop of aspiring civic leaders celebrated a Palo Alto graduation last week. With an oft-cited shortage of volunteers...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Siejen, Fellow of Leadership Palo Alto 2013, on Jun 21, 2013 at 10:12 am | 8 comments | 1628 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Immigration reform in dollars and cents

The Center for American Progress, an independent nonpartisan think tank, published a paper in March analyzing the 10-year...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Calliope Sunshine, on Jun 21, 2013 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 1140 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Immigration legislation and policy primer

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=30062 posted Friday, June 21, 2013, 10:27...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to consider design contest for new bike bridge

Just two years ago, Palo Alto's proposed bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 was a pipe dream, one of the most expensive components...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2013 at 8:02 am | 4 comments | 1191 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Techie charged with Silicon Valley burglaries

An information-technology consultant has been charged with a string of Silicon Valley office burglaries that shut down business...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Jun 20, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 4 comments | 2037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Play rooms in the sky

When Anne Frahn's family moved to University Avenue in 2010, their first order of business -- even before remodeling their...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Always wanted one..., on Jun 20, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 2140 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto re-opens Woodland Ave. after flood repairs

Residents of a flood-prone neighborhood in East Palo Alto can rest easier now that the first phase of repairs to the San...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Jun 19, 2013 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1226 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford University's Larry Horton to retire

Larry Horton, Stanford University's longtime senior associate vice president and director of government and community relations,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Thanks to Larry, on Jun 19, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 6 comments | 3329 Views
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