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Editorial: Karen Holman for Midpeninsula Open Space District Board

After 46 years representing the Palo Alto area as an elected board member of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Oct 27, 2018 at 10:40 pm | 49 comments | 10274 Views

AROUND TOWN

New rules target water pumping

Palo Alto residents have deep concerns about what's happening above the city's shallow aquifer -- namely, the millions of...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Foundation Engineer, on Jul 24, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 25 comments | 10273 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto joins effort to reform Prop. 13

Palo Alto became the latest California city on Monday to officially come out in favor of reforming Proposition 13, though...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 22, 2014 at 9:12 am | 26 comments | 10272 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

City Council clashes over appointments to new housing panel

Palo Alto's effort to craft a new housing vision got off to a rocky start Monday, with the City Council at odds over appointments...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Harvey Wong, on Apr 17, 2021 at 11:55 am | 78 comments | 10272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Before the achievement gap comes the opportunity gap

Palo Alto school Superintendent Kevin Skelly raised an important issue with his comments on the difficulty in closing the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Beth Caldwell, on Feb 16, 2009 at 6:16 am | 4 comments | 10271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Electromagnetic Radiation Pollution from High Speed Rail?

This is just food for thought and I haven't done a lot of research into this area, but I am curious about the possibility...

Original post made by Susan Hong on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by SteveU, on Apr 28, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 10 comments | 10270 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County, open space district seek to protect ridge from mining

Santa Clara County and the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District on Thursday proposed to join forces to protect a portion...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2021
Last comment by Teri Baron, on Jul 4, 2021 at 7:45 pm | 8 comments | 10269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford studies explore potency of flu vaccines

Where flu vaccines for men are concerned, with virility comes virulence, according to a new report released by Stanford. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jake, on Jan 23, 2014 at 11:59 am | 7 comments | 10269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trees dying in greater numbers

As the drought drags through its fourth year, Palo Alto's parched trees are dying in greater numbers, prompting city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:10 am | 42 comments | 10268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

Annabelle Salon & Spa to open in Palo Alto's Charleston Shopping Center while Pet Club closes its doors in Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Bean, on Apr 26, 2016 at 12:53 pm | 8 comments | 10268 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County supervisors propose $25M grant for homeless housing expansion

Two Santa Clara County supervisors are looking to pour $25 million into creating an ambitious network of homeless housing...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 27, 2021 at 4:19 pm | 5 comments | 10267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to retain car-free zones on University and California avenues

It's been a grim year for Palo Alto's retail community, with businesses losing money, reducing hours and shuttering altogether....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2020
Last comment by Mark Michael, on Nov 16, 2020 at 8:44 am | 11 comments | 10267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Andronico's drops plans to move into Edgewood Plaza

Plans for Andronico's Community Markets to open a grocery store at Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center apparently fizzled at the...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Fact or Fiction, on May 2, 2016 at 7:49 am | 78 comments | 10266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City adopts plan to revamp waste operations

As Palo Alto prepares to dramatically overhaul how it handles its waste, city officials and residents remain at odds over...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 12, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 38 comments | 10265 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain ridership skyrockets

After years of seeking emergency funding to keep from drastically slashing services, Caltrain is on track to balance its...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Jan 7, 2014 at 5:44 pm | 45 comments | 10265 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Long-awaited Fresh Market opens in Edgewood Plaza

On the opening day of the gourmet grocery store Fresh Market in the renovated Edgewood Plaza, there was one word on people's...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by bb, on Aug 11, 2013 at 12:57 am | 59 comments | 10263 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

WalMart Goes Upscale = WalMart in Palo Alto?

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Original post made by J.L. on Oct. 29, 2006
Last comment by chris, on Nov 2, 2006 at 10:54 pm | 21 comments | 10262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista rally brings hundreds to City Hall

With a cloud of uncertainty looming over their homes, residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park and hundreds of their...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 20, 2015 at 10:35 am | 45 comments | 10261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto crossing guard does his part to make kids feel safe, joyous

Charles Gaters' gregarious presence as a local crossing guard since 2010 has been gratefully received by his manager, parents,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on May 23, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 24 comments | 10261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Growing the shuttle

As one piece of a multi-pronged approach to improving transit options and addressing parking and congestion, city officials...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 24, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 24 comments | 10258 Views
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