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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Midpeninsula mayors, tech company transportation leaders convene to talk traffic

In view of a hulking manzanita tree branch hung from the wall at the Unitarian Universalist Church in south Palo Alto, mayors...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by Resident, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 779 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Over Simitian objections, school board voices support for Stanford agreement

Palo Alto Unified School District leaders on Tuesday lauded a proposed agreement between the district and Stanford University...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by Stanford traffic impact, 5 hours ago | 58 comments | 5691 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is Silicon Valley a threat to humanity?

Journalist and activist Bill McKibben's new book takes stock of how well humankind is coping with the effects of climate...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by It's All Over Now Baby Blue, 8 hours ago | 20 comments | 1660 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk

<B><B>PIZZA CHICAGO RELOCATES ... </B> Read the full story here https://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/04/19/shop-talk...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by not a head shop, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 103 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Is SB 50 a threat to peace and parking? Read the full story here https://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/04/05/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by russellsiegelman, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 213 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto woman who berated MAGA hat-wearing man reported missing

Rebecca Parker Mankey of Palo Alto, who made national headlines when she verbally assaulted a man wearing a Make America...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by Barbara, 14 hours ago | 3 comments | 3180 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Bringing real-world humanity to the Great Immigration Debate

As the Great Immigration Debate rages in America and other countries, there's a modest bit of sanity -- and humanity -- happening...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Population Changes, 15 hours ago | 25 comments | 1427 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Deal, or no deal?

The self-congratulatory press release issued late Monday by Stanford University and Palo Alto school Superintendent Don Austin...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Train Fan, 17 hours ago | 29 comments | 2622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto aligns itself against 'one-size-fits-all' housing bills

Responding to a flurry of housing bills moving through Sacramento, Palo Alto's elected leaders took a stance on Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by george drysdale, 18 hours ago | 51 comments | 4548 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Village Stationers to close Menlo Park and Los Altos locations

For 53 years, Village Stationers has helped Peninsula residents find gifts, cards, office supplies and more at its family-run...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Miriam Palm, 20 hours ago | 4 comments | 1507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Innovative traffic/transport ideas

Why is there no innovation in ideas to improve transport/traffic/parking options in Palo Alto? When I have visited other...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 20, 2019
There are no comments yet. 48 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sutter Health to return $30 million to Medicare Advantage for alleged false claims

The health care provider that operates Palo Alto Medical Foundation has agreed to pay the federal government $30 million...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2019
Last comment by Abigail, 23 hours ago | 7 comments | 3699 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to distance cell antennas from homes, schools

Seeking to strike a balance between federal requirements and resident concerns, Palo Alto approved on Monday night a new...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 19, 2019 at 11:46 pm | 20 comments | 3366 Views

SPORTS

Gunn sweeps SCVAL De Anza track and field meet from Paly

Andrew Ching, Justin Chiao and Jared Freeman each won two events and Gunn topped host Palo Alto 70-57 Tuesday in a Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Resident11, on Apr 19, 2019 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 860 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

President Hotel tenants get brief reprieve

The few remaining residents of President Hotel will now have until the end of February to pack up their belongings and vacate...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by john loria, on Apr 19, 2019 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 2607 Views

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Alarming data prompts East Palo Alto to consider smoking ban in apartments, condos

East Palo Alto is studying a possible ban on smoking in multiunit housing after a San Mateo County civil grand jury report...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Apr 19, 2019 at 8:05 am | 6 comments | 3961 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Hoping for goodwill and leverage, Stanford may wind up with neither

The self-congratulatory press release issued late Monday by Stanford University and Palo Alto school Superintendent Don Austin...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
There are no comments yet. 148 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lumber company teams up with land trust to conserve Santa Cruz redwood forest

Nearly 1,000 acres of redwood forest in the Santa Cruz Mountains will be permanently protected from development and future...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2019
Last comment by Rachel Cywinski, on Apr 19, 2019 at 1:38 am | 2 comments | 3231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power outage leaves about 3,000 customers in the dark

About 3,000 Palo Alto Utilities customers are without electricity due to a power outage in the city's Midtown area this afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by Ming Le, on Apr 18, 2019 at 7:16 pm | 34 comments | 12663 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Grapes of Wrath' boasts fine cast but lacks depth

Los Altos Stage Company's current production of "The Grapes of Wrath" is blessed with a mostly excellent cast, fine direction...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by Playhouse 90, on Apr 18, 2019 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 925 Views
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