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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto adopts new Comprehensive Plan

Palo Alto concluded one of the most complex and contentious planning efforts in its history late Monday night, when the City...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Abitarian, 9 minutes ago | 90 comments | 4167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Digital DNA, Go Mama voted out

Digital DNA, the 7-foot-tall egg-shaped sculpture made of computer circuit boards installed in Lytton Plaza, will be deaccessioned...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by Member, 16 minutes ago | 19 comments | 1952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As redevelopment looms, one homeowner stands firm

As the city prepares for long-term revitalization of the Ventura area, Olive Avenue residents find themselves in the center...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 28 minutes ago | 11 comments | 1522 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls rally falls short in NorCal volleyball loss

The season came to an end Wednesday for the Palo Alto girls volleyball team as Oak Ridge pulled out a 25-27, 25-18, 25-15,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Taxpayer, 31 minutes ago | 20 comments | 1255 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RV evictions in East Palo Alto protested

About 50 protesters blocked a tow truck Wednesday morning that came to haul away RVs in East Palo Alto in which an estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Anke, 1 hour ago | 41 comments | 8905 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's bike-share plan takes a turn

After failing to get traction in its prior attempts, Palo Alto's plan to bring bike-share programs to the city's masses is...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Brring brring, 2 hours ago | 21 comments | 2953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Junior Museum and Zoo brings hands-on science to the classroom

A Palo Alto institution best known for its popular museum at Rinconada Park and its famous cast of characters, its instructors...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by resident, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 760 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Protesters stage walkout on controversial lecturer

More than 140 protesters who attended a lecture by anti-Muslim and "anti-jihadist" author and blogger Robert Spencer staged...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 3 hours ago | 26 comments | 3620 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Love rushes into Big Game as national leader

Love has rushed for 1,622 yards in nine games, on 181 carries. San Diego State's Rashaad Penny is second with 1,602 in 10...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by Please edit, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Thousands without power in south Palo Alto

About 4,500 electricity customers are without power due to an outage concentrated in south Palo Alto that started late this...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Visitor, 5 hours ago | 5 comments | 2897 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Give for the kids

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund, now in its 25th year, provides a grassroots opportunity for a community member to make...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 397 Views

AROUND TOWN

County receives sanctuary letter warning from DOJ

Santa Clara County is among 29 jurisdictions nationwide to receive sanctuary warning letters from the U.S. Department of...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 1829 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Aircraft noise: Moving from north to south Palo Alto?

I understand that aircraft may start routing even more flights over S Palo Alto instead of North and Mid Palo Alto, per our...

Original post made by Aircraft noise on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Aircraft noise, 20 hours ago | 13 comments | 350 Views

AROUND TOWN

End of Life for the Egg on Lytton Plaza - Digital DNA

The iconic work is to have a final vote for removal by the Palo Alto City Art Commission on Thursday night at City Hall. What...

Original post made by Public Artist on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 16, 2017 at 4:55 pm | 2 comments | 114 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Digital DNA faces possible demise

Digital DNA, the egg-shaped sculpture made partly of computer circuit boards currently installed in Lytton Plaza, has been...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sandy, on Nov 16, 2017 at 4:52 pm | 37 comments | 2783 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wrong-way drivers creating hazards, neighbors say

Drivers on Park Boulevard in Palo Alto are using an oncoming traffic lane to cut around a road barrier, endangering other...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 16, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 39 comments | 4405 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senator Hill Will Not Respect Your Privacy in Feedback

I just called Senatir Jerry Hill's office to leave feedback about an issue relevant to protecting North Bay fire victims...

Original post made by Citizen on Nov. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 67 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pooling due to poor leaf removal and ADA compliant bumpy, yellow ramps at intersections.

I have been walking this lunch time around the Palo Verde area and there is a great deal of water pooling and very slippy...

Original post made by Walker on Nov. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 62 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board: Stanford growth could require new school

Stanford University's proposal to build hundreds of new housing units for graduate students, faculty and staff over the next...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Nov 16, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 13 comments | 3263 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Four firms to present for superintendent search

The school board is aiming to select a firm to lead its search for a new superintendent on Nov. 28, when four companies will...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Nov 16, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 7 comments | 1293 Views
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Wahlburgers opens in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 32 comments | 5,819 views