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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo bills aim to cut airplane noise

Responding to an upswell of concern from Palo Altans about increasing airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo unveiled today...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Simon, on Feb 1, 2016 at 10:59 pm | 70 comments | 5958 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto slab-foundation homes at risk for gas leaks

Homes with gas lines beneath slab foundations -- commonly built in Palo Alto in the mid 1900s -- are at risk of gas leaks...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 24, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 24 comments | 5957 Views

BOOKS

Book Discussion Group for Diana Gabaldon Outlander Novels

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Original post made by carol riso on Sep. 8, 2007
Last comment by Paly reporter, on Mar 19, 2008 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 5956 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growth debate tests city's height limits

With development anxieties running high in Palo Alto, the city's planning commissioners on Wednesday pondered three different...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 26, 2014 at 9:23 am | 47 comments | 5954 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Monstrosity at Charleston & San Antonio

OK, this area of Palo Alto was never perfect, a giant parking lot and a Kentucky Fried Chicken used to grace this corner,...

Original post made by bruce on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 18, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 86 comments | 5952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to replace golf course trees moves ahead

With more than 600 trees about to get the axe at the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course, city officials are looking at nearby...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Good call, on Jan 28, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 8 comments | 5951 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tariq Aziz sentenced to the gallows

The liberation of Iraq by GWB, which was a truly a historical event of great dimensions, nevertheless produced a final accounting...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Support Iraqis, then and now, on Oct 28, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 5 comments | 5951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars ransack Menlo Park neighborhood

Describing the crime spree as "unprecedented," Menlo Park police met with Willows residents on Wednesday to discuss a recent...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 27, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 9 comments | 5951 Views

MOVIES

Early movies for stay-at-home parents

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Original post made by movie buff on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by movie buff, on Nov 26, 2007 at 10:39 pm | 6 comments | 5951 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents make final plea to save their homes

In a last-ditch push to preserve their homes, hundreds of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents packed into City Hall on...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by resident3, on Apr 15, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 37 comments | 5950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen well-being collaborative seeks new direction, again

Palo Alto's broad-reaching mental health coalition formed five years ago in response to teen suicides, Project Safety Net,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by A parent, on Oct 21, 2014 at 9:13 am | 23 comments | 5948 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama returns to Atherton on Feb. 11

President Barack Obama is due to visit Atherton, again, on Feb. 11, to raise funds for Democrats but this time the town's...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Feb 10, 2016 at 2:42 am | 20 comments | 5948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD needs an independent public investigation of bullying and student civil rights

Along with many Palo Alto residents, I was disappointed to learn last week that the US Department of Education's Office of...

Original post made by Ken Dauber on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Edmund Burke, on Apr 5, 2013 at 12:32 am | 29 comments | 5947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto mulls sale of land near Foothills Park

While Palo Alto negotiates with billionaire developer John Arrillaga over a proposal to construct a large office complex...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by BetterOption, on Sep 24, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 52 comments | 5947 Views

AROUND TOWN

The other big project in downtown Menlo Park

While attention has been focused on what Stanford University plans to build in Menlo Park, another developer has quietly...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Housing Advocate, on Nov 8, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 10 comments | 5947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the school board listening?

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Original post made by Dan on Apr. 5, 2007
Last comment by DFT, on Sep 27, 2007 at 2:41 pm | 33 comments | 5946 Views

RESTAURANTS

Enough with word-of-mouth specials

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Original post made by Ray on Sep. 15, 2006
Last comment by Carol, on Sep 15, 2006 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 5946 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to regulate Airbnb rentals

With hotel-tax revenues on a happy upswing, Palo Alto officials are preparing to take aim at one source of competition for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 15, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 46 comments | 5945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl, 9, drowns in pool in Menlo Park

A 9-year-old girl died Tuesday night as a result of a drowning at an apartment community pool in the 300 block of Sharon...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by tragic, on Jul 27, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 11 comments | 5944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gifts to PA Won't Buy Influence - What about gifts to PAUSD?

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Original post made by District Observer on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by Pauline, on Nov 24, 2006 at 10:40 am | 11 comments | 5941 Views
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