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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Let's not discriminate against the vehicle dwellers

Let's not discriminate against the vehicle dwellers Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19305...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 7, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 54 comments | 12244 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: Palo Alto WWII veterans look back

Leland Felton, 95, flipped through a scrapbook Monday of photographs he took during his service in World War II. Young, handsome...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Nov 10, 2012 at 8:19 am | 7 comments | 12244 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA researchers protest government shutdown

More than 70 NASA employees and their supporters gathered in front of Moffett Field's main gate on Wednesday to protest the...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by real numbers, on Oct 17, 2013 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 12241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Palo Alto math tutor now charged with 52 lewd acts on 16 girls

Prosecutors in the case against former Palo Alto math tutor Mark Allan Hodes filed additional charges of lewd conduct against...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2021
Last comment by Justine Paul, on Apr 14, 2021 at 11:56 am | 46 comments | 12239 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford undergraduates will no longer come to campus this fall

Stanford University has reversed course on reopening, announcing Thursday that undergraduate students will not be coming...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2020
Last comment by Duveneck, on Aug 15, 2020 at 2:51 pm | 9 comments | 12238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Design contest set to kick off for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto officials agree that the city's new bike bridge over Highway 101 should be a "landmark" structure that showcases...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Dec 11, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 59 comments | 12237 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Besieged by vacancies, Town & Country Village wants to welcome medical offices

With vacancy rates climbing at Town & Country Village, Palo Alto's Planning and Transportation Commission has recommended...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Feb 18, 2021 at 10:33 pm | 24 comments | 12236 Views

RESTAURANTS

New life eyed for the historic Nut House building

A proposal to partially demolish and rehabilitate a building that once housed Antonio's Nut House and, before that, a Safeway...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jun 1, 2022 at 6:19 pm | 5 comments | 12236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

To spur housing, city looks to 'go big' on zone changes

Seeking to significantly ramp up housing production, city of Palo Alto planners are preparing to advance a package of zoning...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 13, 2018 at 12:45 pm | 79 comments | 12234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supporters, critics weigh in on superintendent pick

Those who have worked with Don Austin describe him as a confident, accessible and "tough" leader who has ample experience...

Original post made on May. 18, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on May 25, 2018 at 10:36 am | 6 comments | 12234 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chestnuts — a rare find in the Bay Area — grows in the hills above Palo Alto

About 2,500 feet above Palo Alto in the Santa Cruz Mountains, there's a 20-acre farm that nurtures a rare crop for this area:...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Trevor Adams, on Dec 20, 2019 at 3:11 pm | 10 comments | 12234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teacher blames fatal accident on sun glare

A teacher who struck and killed a 6-year-old East Palo Alto girl in a crosswalk Sept. 28 told police that sun glare prevented...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by john, on Nov 23, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 35 comments | 12234 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Page Mill bike-safety fixes speed ahead

A highly dangerous section of Page Mill Road near Interstate 280 for bicyclists will hopefully become safer under a plan...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Dec 9, 2016 at 9:56 am | 16 comments | 12233 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zuckerberg scales back plans for home renovation

One year after Palo Alto officials gave the thumbs down to Mark Zuckerberg's plan to rebuild his four homes in the Crescent...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 13, 2017 at 10:04 am | 17 comments | 12230 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State unveils new criteria and system for countywide reopenings

A color-coded, four-level tier system will replace the state's COVID-19 watchlist in an effort to create a "more stringent,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2020
Last comment by Facts and Figures, on Sep 1, 2020 at 10:10 pm | 9 comments | 12227 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Holman, Scharff to vie for board seat on open-space district

Their City Council tenures may be coming to an end, but Karen Holman and Greg Scharff are preparing to square off in another...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Karen Holman has my vote., on Oct 31, 2018 at 11:51 am | 78 comments | 12226 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tanaka fined for campaign violations

Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Tanaka has agreed to pay $733 in fines after the California Fair Political Practices Commission...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by Me3, on Sep 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm | 105 comments | 12223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What makes a good coach good?

What makes a good coach good? It's all about teaching and motivating, which require clear and direct communication, empathy...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 14, 2010 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 12223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto group awards 25 college scholarships

Four recent graduates of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are among this year's recipients in a scholarship program begun...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Janeen Phillips, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:00 am | 5 comments | 12222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Water flowing freely again in San Francisquito Creek

A century-old concrete barrier in the San Francisquito Creek has been removed, a triumph for the steelhead trout, conservationists...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Interested Citizen, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:55 pm | 13 comments | 12222 Views
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