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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City pledges funds to save Buena Vista

They haven't had much to cheer about over the past two years, but on Monday night about 300 residents of the Buena Vista...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 3, 2015 at 5:25 pm | 34 comments | 9878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board majority against opening new high school

A majority of the Palo Alto school board stated unequivocally Tuesday night that they don't support even the exploration...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by My Take, on Feb 2, 2016 at 10:43 am | 47 comments | 9877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen creates 'escape' game out of his garage

Keys, books, utensils, pencils, markers and scissors — these are all items that could be found in any garage. But Leo...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Be Positive, on Aug 22, 2016 at 10:21 am | 4 comments | 9877 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain's future: 'Spadework' needed for permanent stability

Caltrain's tortuous path to electrification and modernization has hit another wall with the new president's administration....

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 20, 2017 at 8:42 am | 78 comments | 9877 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man dies in highway hit-and-run

A 29-year-old Palo Alto man died Saturday night after the motorcycle he was riding collided on a Milpitas highway with a...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Amelia, on Jul 8, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 5 comments | 9876 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living small

The average size of a Palo Alto home has gotten bigger over the years, with large new houses replacing modest old ones and...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Commentator, on Mar 12, 2016 at 9:05 pm | 10 comments | 9875 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Music teacher arrested on suspicion of sex-related communication with minor

A former music teacher at The Harker School in San Jose was arrested for allegedly having inappropriate sexual communication...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Aug 20, 2018 at 11:07 am | 3 comments | 9875 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How much will California's EDD scandal cost Newsom in the recall election?

Will voters in the California recall blame Gavin Newsom for backlogged unemployment claims and billions in fraud? Republican...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by Jason Tarrick, on Sep 8, 2021 at 9:12 am | 5 comments | 9875 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood eyesores reduced to rubble

College Terrace resident Lucille Mellish made headlines in April after the Palo Alto Historic Resources Board declined her...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Oct 29, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 27 comments | 9874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nothin' but lunch

A vision of Palo Alto's California Avenue and its environs as a mecca for high-tech employees was met with limited enthusiasm...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Vrubel nachman, on Mar 27, 2014 at 10:05 am | 17 comments | 9874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer Harold Hohbach dies at 96

Harold Hohbach, a patent attorney and developer whose mixed-use projects and whimsical art helped transform the area around...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by so called public benefits, on Jan 6, 2018 at 7:56 pm | 15 comments | 9874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Four game changers of 2014

Jessica Sullivan, Andrew Swanson, Elaine Uang, and Roger Smith worked behind the scenes to bring big changes to Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Deceptive sweettalk, on Dec 27, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 11 comments | 9873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VTA proposes Palo Alto bus-route changes

A plan to reduce bus service in Palo Alto has some veterans concerned that their travel to and from the Palo Alto Veterans...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Transportation not a priority for VTA, on Feb 14, 2019 at 12:00 am | 12 comments | 9873 Views

AROUND TOWN

An oasis even without the orchards

The neighborhood name, Palo Alto Orchards, conjures up pastoral images of when Santa Clara County was the Valley of Heart's...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Grumpy Old Guy, on Feb 23, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 9872 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proponents of Baylands compost plant not sold on new city proposal

With Palo Alto preparing to debate the future of composting on Tuesday night, several environmental advocates are asking...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Great quote, on Apr 27, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 12 comments | 9869 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Karen Holman invokes past to address future challenges

Palo Alto should harness its rich legacy as a steward and entrepreneur to strengthen local neighborhoods, support local youth,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 22, 2015 at 10:05 pm | 19 comments | 9868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime school board member to seek seat on county Board of Education

After 13 years as a Palo Alto Board of Education member, Melissa Baten Caswell won't run for reelection in November. She's...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 7, 2020 at 6:06 pm | 15 comments | 9868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn community deserves support, not blame

My name is Chloe Sorensen, and I'm the sophomore class president at Gunn High School. Throughout my first year and a half...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:16 am | 24 comments | 9867 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man arrested after 29-hour standoff had illegal high-capacity magazine in his gun

The man whose 29-hour standoff with the police transformed a quiet block of Charleston Meadows into a hive of police activity...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2019
Last comment by zap, on Aug 7, 2019 at 7:23 pm | 29 comments | 9867 Views

AROUND TOWN

sad news about Briones house

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Original post made by joyce on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by someone who reads, on Apr 22, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 41 comments | 9865 Views
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