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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Delivery trucks at Edgewood create ruckus for neighbors

The beeping of trucks as they back up at 4 a.m., the clanking of metal cargo ramps on pavement, delivery trucks parking in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Parking maze, on Dec 6, 2017 at 11:44 am | 38 comments | 9816 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County raises property taxes on some Stanford homes

About 50 Stanford University faculty members who purchased their homes through ground leases in the past three years are...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Oct 22, 2019 at 11:10 pm | 22 comments | 9816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Maker's studio builds a passion for science and art

Smita Kolhatkar implores the lunchtime rush of elementary school students to wash their hands, but they're not listening....

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:39 pm | 4 comments | 9816 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With losses mounting, Palo Alto to rethink animal services

Dogged by cramped conditions and mounting financial losses, Palo Alto's scrappy but popular animal shelter is once again...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by William Warrior, on Apr 26, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 59 comments | 9814 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 | 9814 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 | 9813 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Deal reached to save Mountain View's Milk Pail

Milk Pail Market owner Steve Rasmussen and developer Merlone Geier announced Tuesday night that they had reached a last-minute...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Bad Design, on Jul 2, 2014 at 9:41 pm | 7 comments | 9813 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 | 9812 Views

AROUND TOWN

As rioters storm the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Anna Eshoo says she's safe

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo was among hundreds of legislators who fled the House floor on Wednesday as thousands of rioters supporting...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by Alvin, on Jan 11, 2021 at 12:56 am | 56 comments | 9812 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto high schools prioritize culture change, achievement gap

As a result of intensive self-studies Palo Alto's high schools undertook over the last year, both Gunn and Palo Alto High...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by a contrary view, on Feb 18, 2015 at 9:49 am | 36 comments | 9811 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trio arrested for 7-Eleven robbery

Three men who allegedly held up a Palo Alto 7-Eleven store last month have been arrested, the Palo Alto Police Department...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by free my brother , on Nov 13, 2013 at 5:30 pm | 8 comments | 9811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

do you know where your teen is at 3 am?

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Original post made by concerned on Jul. 20, 2006
Last comment by lovng PA parent, on Sep 19, 2007 at 11:38 am | 9 comments | 9809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan Lab School sets sights on Palo Alto space for K-8 students

Khan Lab School in Mountain View is looking to bring its K-8 students to Palo Alto, a proposal that will be discussed at...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Jun 14, 2021 at 5:06 pm | 6 comments | 9809 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 | 9807 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 | 9806 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 | 9805 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City still unsure about 2014 ballot measure

Faced with a long wish list, a tight deadline and disagreements within its own ranks, the Palo Alto City Council agreed on...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Nov 2, 2013 at 10:54 am | 9 comments | 9804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto stocks sandbags, prepares for storm

Palo Alto is bracing for a weekend of heavy rain by stocking the sandbag stations at Rinconada and Mitchell parks and at...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 18, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 9803 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 | 9802 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thief caught on camera stealing wine from Whole Foods

A shoplifter has stolen thousands of dollars in wine from Whole Foods Market in Palo Alto by absconding with the vino in...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Magda, on Jul 23, 2015 at 1:06 pm | 15 comments | 9801 Views
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