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To reduce waste, Palo Alto takes aim at demolition

In its latest bid to curb construction waste, Palo Alto is preparing to effectively ban contractors from demolishing entire...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 14, 2019 at 4:15 pm | 29 comments | 11686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opinion: 'Guilt by association' logic is dangerous

In a community as diverse as ours, with citizens from around the world calling Palo Alto home, public officials should demonstrate...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by European vs Asian Last Names , on Jun 21, 2018 at 9:59 am | 67 comments | 11684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protracted lawsuit against Stanford Blood Bank ends

A five-year legal battle between Stanford Blood Bank and a man who claims he developed a severe infection as a result of...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by 10 Gallon hat, on Aug 18, 2015 at 2:12 pm | 5 comments | 11684 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

AT&T withdraws Palo Alto cell-tower application

AT&T has withdrawn its application to install a 75-foot-tall cell-phone tower at the Eichler Swim and Tennis Club in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by bILL, on Nov 22, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 82 comments | 11683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minority students speak to challenges they face

A group of Palo Alto middle and high school students of color spoke Tuesday night about the good, the bad and the ugly inherent...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Dec 21, 2014 at 11:18 pm | 11 comments | 11683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School child care provider pleads for financial help

Facing a financial crossroads, the Palo Alto nonprofit that provides subsidized after-school and child care services to more...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by PA Parent, on Feb 27, 2017 at 2:25 pm | 14 comments | 11683 Views

AROUND TOWN

As stores struggle, Palo Alto prepares to let offices fill retail spaces

Seeking to stem the economic damage from COVID-19, Palo Alto is weighing a measure that could shake up the local retail scene:...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
Last comment by Murphy, on Nov 9, 2020 at 10:55 pm | 32 comments | 11683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen & Parents Counseling

This is a cry for help! I urgently need a recommendation of an excellent counselor for families of teens. Problem is not...

Original post made by Downtown Mom on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Teresa, on Dec 3, 2016 at 7:03 am | 19 comments | 11682 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Neighbors resolve conflict over potential Airbnb rental

A Palo Alto property owner's suggestion to turn his Crescent Park home into an Airbnb rental set off a maelstrom of protest...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jane Soros, on Jan 23, 2017 at 1:59 pm | 21 comments | 11677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: A bigger, faster train is barreling toward Palo Alto — ready or not

While some residents and civic leaders have been sounding an alarm about the impacts of more frequent trains for years most...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by Ahem, on Oct 31, 2018 at 10:29 am | 130 comments | 11675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Casa Olga to close

Casa Olga, the iconic residence for nearly 9,000 seniors and disabled persons for more than 35 years, will close in a matter...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by robert jarvis, on Jan 13, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 26 comments | 11675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vi seniors take case to federal court

More than 40 seniors mobilized in the U.S. District Court in San Jose this week to show their displeasure with how the parent...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Sep 23, 2014 at 8:10 am | 6 comments | 11673 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Portola Valley doctor aims to combat obesity epidemic

The facts, says Dr. Sean Bourke, are clear: The U.S. is being overtaken by an epidemic of obesity. He wants to replace it...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Questions, on Feb 26, 2016 at 10:08 am | 9 comments | 11670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student's transcript change sparks probe

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are reviewing changes in transcripts for all members of the class of 2014 after a student...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by wow, on Feb 23, 2014 at 8:29 am | 15 comments | 11669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nonprofit offers classes, raises funds for Ravenswood schools

Few high school seniors are as committed to nourishing young minds and making a difference in their community as Gunn High...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 11669 Views

SPORTS

Stanford track signs class of record-breaking athletes

The week-long early signing period began with a bang for Stanford track and field, with the decision and addition of defending...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Hash House Harrier, on Nov 24, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 11668 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed rail routes from San Jose to San Francisco

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Original post made by Rick on Dec. 21, 2007
Last comment by interesting read...., on Nov 19, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 96 comments | 11667 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The beaver is back: Pair of the semiaquatic rodents spotted in Palo Alto

More than 160 years ago, the sight and sound of beavers in local creeks was likely common. They were later exterminated by...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2022
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, on Nov 7, 2022 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 11667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto initiative seeks to curb office growth

In a bid to rein in commercial growth in Palo Alto, a group of residents is preparing to place a measure on the November...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by Signatures!, on May 21, 2018 at 6:04 pm | 77 comments | 11666 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford to launch new youth mental health services

Stanford Children’s Health and Lucile Packard Children’'s Hospital will be addressing in 2017 what they describe as "immediate...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Mama Bear, on Dec 29, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 13 comments | 11665 Views
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