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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New budget signals Palo Alto's shift on transportation

Palo Alto fired a salvo Tuesday night in its war against traffic congestion when it approved a budget that dramatically increases...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by chris, 16 minutes ago | 19 comments | 1468 Views

SPORTS

Edgewood Shopping Center secures grocery store

The wait for a grocer to fill the vacant space at Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center is over, landlords Sand Hill Property Company...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by jim, 34 minutes ago | 43 comments | 7680 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire budget sparks uncertainty

A proposal to slash $1.3 million from the Fire Department budget is stoking anxieties among some residents, who are calling...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Fred Balin, 37 minutes ago | 16 comments | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to crack down on El Camino RVs

Nearly 50 recreational vehicles lining El Camino Real in Palo Alto along the Stanford University border will soon be told...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by No more spot, 44 minutes ago | 92 comments | 21891 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New bike boulevards approved in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's effort to get to the front of the peloton of California's most bike-friendly communities received a massive jolt...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Shame on them, 46 minutes ago | 10 comments | 1397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council votes to raise utility rates

For the second consecutive year, Palo Alto residents will see a double-digit increase in their electric rates starting in...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Deep Growl, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 279 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Bob R., 1 hour ago | 1130 comments | 217904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Measuring the challenges for city's future

There are five numbers that capture the size and scale of the challenges that the city faces. Our choice of how to deal with...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by Too Many Jobs, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 2745 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Music school faces possible shut-down

For more than a decade, the New Mozart School of Music has helped to Palo Alto's aspiring pianists unleash their inner Wolfgang...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Sounds like iSing is the problem, 3 hours ago | 87 comments | 6840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's Kathie Laurence named Gunn principal

Kathie Laurence, a Palo Alto High School assistant principal and former social studies teacher, will take over as the permanent...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Create Balance, 6 hours ago | 32 comments | 5209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Leadership exodus will reshape school district, again

With new principals starting at three of the district's five secondary schools and new top-level district administrators...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Same old political games, 20 hours ago | 14 comments | 4053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The cannabis contradiction

The community's strong support of Proposition 64 should prompt the city to actively work to implement the law rather than...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Been Here Forever, 21 hours ago | 39 comments | 2536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Higher parking-permit fees draw sharp reactions

Palo Alto employees and businesses responded mostly negatively Wednesday to the city's proposal to significantly increase...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 21 hours ago | 13 comments | 2343 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rate hikes aim to shake up Palo Alto's parking scene

The start of a new fiscal year rarely causes a stir in Palo Alto, where a healthy economy has helped the City Council invest...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Jim, 23 hours ago | 41 comments | 4480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Castilleja's unwise stubbornness

Castilleja School, the highly regarded middle and high school that has educated girls for 110 years and around which has...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by nearby resident, 23 hours ago | 43 comments | 3904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group seeking to recall Brock Turner judge to petition for 2018 ballot

A group seeking to oust Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County Superior Court judge who sentenced former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Far Far Away, 23 hours ago | 8 comments | 580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Timberland, Fast Tony's Chicken to open

In this week's Shop Talk column, Timberland comes to Stanford Shopping Center and Palo Alto gets a new fried chicken eatery...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Plenty, on Jun 27, 2017 at 3:04 pm | 8 comments | 3482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Speakers to discuss suicide contagion

The author of a new book on suicide contagion, along with author and Palo Alto parent Julie Lythcott-Haims and a Gunn High...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by I was There, on Jun 27, 2017 at 2:20 pm | 9 comments | 1455 Views

AROUND TOWN

City banks on cameras to help deter suicides on Caltrain tracks

As Palo Alto's system for keeping pedestrians off the Caltrain tracks continues to evolve, city officials are shifting their...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Reality, on Jun 27, 2017 at 12:07 am | 42 comments | 4567 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto accepts Mountain View water

Water-parched East Palo Alto came another step closer to receiving an additional 1-million-gallons-per-day after the City...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 26, 2017 at 8:34 pm | 7 comments | 1236 Views
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