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PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Time out' proposed for disputed zoning rule

Bowing down to intense community pressure and years of criticism from land-use watchdogs, Palo Alto officials have announced...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by What's a time out?, on Feb 1, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 16 comments | 7639 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council open to new Marriott hotels

It's still a long way from the finish line, but a proposal to build two Marriott hotels on the southern edge of Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 14, 2015 at 2:47 pm | 21 comments | 7638 Views

MOVIES

Old-fashioned but not outdated

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Original post made on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by Love It!, on Sep 6, 2007 at 12:35 am | 1 comment | 7634 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

NIMBYs are preventing Palo Alto from moving into the future!

From large grocery stores, decent shopping of big box stores, Alma Plaza, Edgewood Plaza, improvements in Caltrain and HSR,...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:37 am | 67 comments | 7629 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood hostels prompt concerns

A trend in converting houses into hostels and hacker spaces has some residents in Palo Alto's neighborhoods crying foul. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Nov 3, 2015 at 11:58 am | 52 comments | 7625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can teachers pay someone to grade their students papers?

My son came home with a graded English essay. Although he was not really happy with the grade, I commented that at least...

Original post made by paly parent on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by sufficiently competent, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:40 pm | 75 comments | 7623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zipcar pulls up in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto's carless commuters and residents now have their pick from 10 available-for-rent Zipcars, thanks to the car-sharing...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 6, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 36 comments | 7619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mercedes dealership planned for Ming's site

A glassy, three-story Mercedes dealership would go up next to the Baylands at the Embarcadero Road site of Ming's Restaurant...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on May 14, 2015 at 9:05 am | 38 comments | 7617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View man dies surfing in Santa Cruz

A boogie boarder who died after being pulled from the ocean in Santa Cruz on Friday has been identified as James Zenk, 47,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Fellow Boogier, on Feb 1, 2014 at 10:35 am | 25 comments | 7617 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police detonate suspicious package in Palo Alto

A suspicious device found on a residential lawn in Palo Alto Friday, Aug. 17, was at first suspected of being an acid bomb...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 21, 2012 at 8:23 am | 66 comments | 7616 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fresh snags to delay opening of Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's frustrating slog to rebuild the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center is facing a fresh wave of construction...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by pat, on Nov 15, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 45 comments | 7612 Views

SPORTS

Successful season ends in Lexington for Cardinal volleyball

There are countless reasons to suggest the third-ranked (and seventh-seeded) Stanford women's volleyball team enjoyed a successful...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 16, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 7611 Views

AROUND TOWN

End of the line for Caltrain?

Draconian cuts are planned for the 147-year-old Caltrain passenger-rail line, which is facing a $30 million deficit on a...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by reader rider, on Feb 15, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 32 comments | 7608 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto ponders rules for people who live in their cars

Palo Alto's deeply divisive debate over whether to ban vehicle dwelling could get closer to resolution Tuesday evening, Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Zuck, on Dec 3, 2012 at 9:28 pm | 98 comments | 7606 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Streets Team to run Food Closet

After two disappointing years of subsidizing the Palo Alto Food Closet and other homeless services out of its other programs,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Marie, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 8 comments | 7605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new president and programs, Sofia University enters new era

It's been more than a year since Sofia University students, faculty and staff were left reeling after the president of the...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Cassandra, on Nov 25, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 7 comments | 7605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buena Vista residents allowed to appeal park's closure

Palo Alto officials set the stage on Monday for an emotional battle over the future of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park when...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Greenacres, on Jan 19, 2015 at 12:12 am | 88 comments | 7602 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to visit the Bay Area

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 7, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 16 comments | 7599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altans protest at Bank of America

Outraged over job losses and corporate and bank bailouts, more than 200 protesters lined El Camino Real near Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Oct 16, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 99 comments | 7596 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County hepatitis case linked to berries from Costco

A 22-year-old Santa Clara County woman is the first confirmed case of Hepatitis A linked to a multiple-state outbreak linked...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 5, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 19 comments | 7594 Views
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