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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain new parking system out of control

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Original post made by Philippe Bossut on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:09 am | 11 comments | 11787 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap

Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 8, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 103 comments | 11787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district grapples with high opt-out rates on state exam

High school juniors in the Palo Alto Unified School District opted out of the state's new standardized test this spring at...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Alum 2016, on Jun 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm | 50 comments | 11785 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

MediaNews: Banking on a turnaround

As Bank of America assumes ownership of the second largest newspaper company in the nation in an impending bankruptcy, what...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by crickett, on Jan 31, 2010 at 1:40 am | 1 comment | 11784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto pledges $8M to preserve Buena Vista

With the fate of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park still up the air, Palo Alto's city manager announced on Friday that he will...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Desert Jack, on May 24, 2015 at 1:26 pm | 72 comments | 11782 Views

AROUND TOWN

To promote housing, Palo Alto hikes up development fees

Developers looking to build offices, research facilities and hotels in Palo Alto will have to significantly up their contribution...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by AB, on Feb 8, 2017 at 9:55 pm | 15 comments | 11782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police sergeant involved in forceful Buena Vista arrest no longer employed in city

Wayne Benitez, the police sergeant who was captured by a surveillance camera slamming a man onto a car hood during a 2018...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Harvard, on Oct 20, 2019 at 9:21 pm | 14 comments | 11781 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: A conversation with Angela Filo

Angela Buenning Filo, Palo Alto-based photographer and creator of the "Palo Alto Forest Project," speaks with Lisa Van Dusen...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jan Buenning, on Oct 5, 2012 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 11780 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to approve new bike bridge

They were looking for "Wow!" in the new bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101. Having failed, Palo Alto residents and city leaders...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 28, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 58 comments | 11778 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino Hospital nurse speaks about what it's like to provide care in the age of coronavirus

What's it like to be an ICU nurse at Mountain View's El Camino Hospital right now? Stressful and full of new challenges,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by Dick D., on Apr 28, 2020 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 11778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Club sports add challenges to school athletics

The emergence of "club sports" in the past 20 years has created a pool of experienced coaches in high school athletics --...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 14, 2010 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 11777 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: Wasting away, Palo Alto style

Palo Alto has always been ahead of its time -- open space, open classrooms, bike lanes. Though not everyone has agreed on...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Aug 13, 2021 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 11776 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City spots flaws in glass shards on California Avenue

Responding to complaints about the sharpness of the polished glass used in California Avenues new sidewalks, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by eileen , on Jan 16, 2017 at 1:26 pm | 55 comments | 11775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finding their voices: Six seniors on their high school passions, dreams

We interviewed six graduating seniors from Palo Alto and East Palo Alto, whose varied accomplishments are well worth celebrating,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by BillyBirch, on Aug 24, 2020 at 10:25 am | 6 comments | 11769 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abilities United to redevelop all facilities

Six months after Abilities United announced the closure of its Betty Wright Aquatic Center, the organization's board of directors...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Betty Wright Legacy, on Jul 11, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 10 comments | 11768 Views

RESTAURANTS

To rescue restaurants, this new campaign asks people to pledge to spend $25 per week on takeout

Restaurant Rescue hopes it will help bolster Palo Alto and East Palo Alto eateries that have suffered losses during the COVID-19...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2021
Last comment by MM, on Feb 19, 2021 at 3:30 pm | 6 comments | 11768 Views

AROUND TOWN

iPhones stolen in heist at downtown Palo Alto Apple store

Four men walked into the downtown Palo Alto Apple store on Tuesday afternoon and snatched 22 iPhones valued at $16,000, a...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by KDog650, on Aug 13, 2015 at 12:45 pm | 14 comments | 11767 Views

RESTAURANTS

La bella vita: Care and taste abound at Arte Ristorante

From zuppa to pesce, the menu at 3-month-old Arte Ristorante in downtown Palo Alto is easy to scan on one page. The owners,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Judeeeeee, on Mar 5, 2015 at 5:40 pm | 5 comments | 11766 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents disturbed by short-cutting tech buses

A seeming invasion of rumbling commuter buses and large shuttles on Downtown North streets has some neighborhood residents...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Be Kind PA, on Aug 15, 2015 at 9:49 pm | 41 comments | 11765 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Saving Buena Vista

The legal, financial and political obstacles to saving 117 units of low-income housing at the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Feb 13, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 108 comments | 11763 Views
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