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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car dealership gets green light for former Ming's site

A contentious proposal to build a Mercedes and Audi dealership in the Baylands won the City Council's approval on Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by m2grs, 5 hours ago | 30 comments | 2692 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto veers away from lawsuit against Federal Aviation Administration

Despite rising community frustrations about airplane noise, the Palo Alto City Council decided Monday night not to launch...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by musical, 6 hours ago | 56 comments | 3738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Businesses in Palo Alto required to color-code trash bags starting July 2020

As part of an effort to reduce waste, Palo Alto will soon require businesses to use colored bags to separate recyclable items...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Anonymous, 9 hours ago | 11 comments | 1449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police investigating incident at Palo Alto mobile home park, where man was found mortally injured

A resident of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto was found mortally wounded on Monday evening, prompting police to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Sad Day , 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 3146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With sexual misconduct reports going down, Palo Alto school district restructures Title IX office

The Palo Alto school district is reducing the position of Title IX coordinator to part time -- a reflection, leadership said,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Jim H, 10 hours ago | 16 comments | 1768 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto banks on fiber to transform utilities

After nearly 20 years of trying -- and failing -- to expand the city’s fiber ring, Palo Alto leaders are now flirting with...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 12 hours ago | 9 comments | 2984 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman groped by man while walking through Crescent Park neighborhood

A woman walking in Palo Alto’s Crescent Park neighborhood on Monday night was approached by a man who sexually battered...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by mauricio, 14 hours ago | 7 comments | 2103 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google pledges $1 billion for rapid new housing growth in Bay Area

As the housing crisis reaches new levels of despair, Google is launching a $1 billion campaign to reverse the trend. The...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Curious, 16 hours ago | 19 comments | 2380 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford pitches $4.7B deal to county for campus expansion

Stanford University offered the county a deal on Monday that would commit $4.7 billion toward housing, transportation projects...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by Resident, 17 hours ago | 22 comments | 3122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jones Mortuary could be uprooted for office building

East Palo Alto's only funeral home, Jones Mortuary, could be razed and replaced by a multistory office building, according...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by Tuasosopo, 18 hours ago | 13 comments | 3107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After trustee questions, school district decides not to renew contract with controversial law firm

When the school board replaced a controversial law firm Lozano Smith in 2017, board members expected their former attorneys...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by AALRR's Rude Lawyers, on Jun 25, 2019 at 10:26 pm | 36 comments | 2979 Views

RESTAURANTS

Palo Alto, rejoice. Mike's Cafe is back.

The return of Mike's Cafe, a humble, longtime neighborhood eatery, might be one of Palo Alto's most anticipated restaurant...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by TeaLady, on Jun 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm | 19 comments | 6728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eager to start work on new bike bridge over Adobe Creek

After years of delays, debates and design revisions, Palo Alto is preparing to break ground on a new bike bridge over U.S....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2019
Last comment by @Richard, on Jun 25, 2019 at 5:26 pm | 33 comments | 3910 Views

AROUND TOWN

A three-peat for Gunn Control Ultimate Frisbee team

No one can doubt the Gunn Control Ultimate Frisbee team, based out of Gunn High. Despite finishing lower in the league standings,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2019
Last comment by AliMcGali, on Jun 25, 2019 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments | 1115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Shifting gears; clinching basketball's highest honor

In the latest Around Town column, a proposed car dealership without the Architectural Review Board's recommendation is coming...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2019
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 25, 2019 at 4:16 pm | 8 comments | 1452 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: As county review proceeds, Stanford should focus on public's desire to see future development impacts contained on the campus

The first test of whether Santa Clara County policymakers are willing to back up the recommendations of its planning staff...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
Last comment by Mary O, on Jun 25, 2019 at 4:10 pm | 16 comments | 2624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board endorses superintendent's plan with hope for successful rollout next year

The Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday Superintendent Don Austin's overarching plan to guide the district forward under...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by member1, on Jun 25, 2019 at 1:32 pm | 25 comments | 1804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County to open new clinic with Planned Parenthood

Santa Clara County will be teaming up with Planned Parenthood on a new clinic opening in Mountain View this year. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by Please, not so fast, on Jun 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 1414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto bans new cell towers next to public schools

Bowing to concerns from a group of residents, the Palo Alto City Council agreed this week to ban the installation of wireless...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 25, 2019 at 10:16 am | 18 comments | 2131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$27K in restitution ordered for man who hacked Palo Alto Online

The 36-year-old man who hacked and temporarily shut down Palo Alto Online and other Embarcadero Media websites nearly four...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Justice, on Jun 25, 2019 at 9:17 am | 16 comments | 4316 Views
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