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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown's growing pains

The rest of America may still be shaking off the economic hangover from the Great Recession, but downtown Palo Alto is fully...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Matt L, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:46 pm | 44 comments | 7901 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Stanford's 82-game home win streak ends

The Stanford women ended Connecticut's historic 90-game win streak two years ago. On Saturday, the Huskies returned the basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bye bye Tara, on Dec 29, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 3 comments | 7901 Views

RESTAURANTS

VC firm plans for Caffe Verona location

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Original post made by Caffe Verona fan on Aug. 27, 2006
Last comment by J.L., on Aug 27, 2006 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 7900 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Battling websites bring city, union issues to fore

Union workers crashed the City of Palo Alto's unveiling of its new "See-It" website on Tuesday evening with a site of their...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on Sep 23, 2009 at 11:36 am | 40 comments | 7894 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building a 'digital city'

Palo Alto's newfound alliance with hackers is the latest evidence of a philosophical shift that has rumbled through City...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by zimbu, on Jul 4, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 9 comments | 7886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Repairs planned for flood-prone Oregon Expressway underpass

Flooding that shut down the Oregon Expressway underpass at Alma Street twice in the past week due to heavy rainstorms is...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by splash, on Dec 9, 2012 at 6:44 pm | 18 comments | 7886 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modernist building on Waverley survives appeal

An eclectic block of Waverley Street is about to get an infusion of glass-and-concrete modernism, a development that has...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Dec 18, 2013 at 9:40 am | 16 comments | 7885 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Forty years later, updating open space vision

From virtually anywhere on the Midpeninsula, Windy Hill's unique treeless contours dominate the Skyline ridge and provide...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 20 comments | 7876 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order for flagging errors

An inpatient pharmacy technician supervisor at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto facility said he experienced...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Another Frontline Clinician, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:39 am | 15 comments | 7872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bikes climb to the top of city's transportation vision

As parking shortages and traffic congestion continue to rile Palo Alto residents, city planners are steadily shifting their...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2012 at 11:05 am | 59 comments | 7872 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Canopy reacts to axing of California Ave. trees

Palo Alto's tree stewards, Canopy, the nonprofit that has worked to maintain and expand the city's urban forest by planting...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Will, on Sep 27, 2009 at 12:22 am | 96 comments | 7871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Residents fume over Arastradero Road project

Frustrated residents gave City of Palo Alto officials an earful Thursday night over a trial restriping project along Arastradero...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by a new driver, on Sep 12, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 77 comments | 7866 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto flight instructor vanishes over Pacific

A 24-year-old Palo Alto flight instructor disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean on May 8, and Palo Alto police...

Original post made on May. 16, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on May 17, 2015 at 1:34 pm | 13 comments | 7861 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Caltrain's bad judgment

With trains on the Peninsula currently operating at record, standing-room-only levels and providing an increasingly unpleasant...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Feb 16, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 61 comments | 7857 Views

SPORTS

Residents advised to leave barricades up

Drivers can be cited for removing traffic cones and barricades through a closed/flooded area, according to Linda Clerkson,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Don't kill me PA driver, on Dec 3, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 6 comments | 7857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The kids aren't all right, but they'll be OK

The two minutes leading into the opening credits of Gia Coppola's atmospheric film adaptation of James Franco's short-story...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Other side of the tracks, on May 17, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 22 comments | 7856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Families flock to Palo Alto's 'civic hacking' celebration

Outside Palo Alto, the phrase "civic hacking" may sound like an oxymoron. But here, it's a cause to for the city to promote...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Green with envy, on Jun 4, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 6 comments | 7853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Growing Up Asian' panel to share stories

In the last decade, the Asian student population in Palo Alto has grown by 1,500 children. On Wednesday (March 31), more...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Palo Alto Asian American Mom, on May 3, 2010 at 10:42 am | 57 comments | 7850 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's going on 28xx Waverley St., at about 3:30 today?

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Original post made by May on Jul. 7, 2006
Last comment by Don Kazak, on Jul 10, 2006 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 7850 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mayor signs on to gun-control coalition

In an unscripted move, Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff on Monday night went along with urgings from the public and signed on...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by gxbell, on Aug 19, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 29 comments | 7839 Views
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