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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to open up newest Foothills Park site

Three years after Palo Alto officials formally added a 7.7-acre site to Foothills Park, they are finally preparing to open...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Layers Upon Layers, on Oct 5, 2017 at 3:13 pm | 23 comments | 4020 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Behind the Headlines: Planning for housing

Eric Rosenblum, member of Palo Alto's Planning and Transportation Commission, joins Weekly journalists to discuss the city's...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Abitarian, on Oct 5, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1442 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: Sudden death goal ends 6-overtime marathon

St. Francis' Izzy Ditzler scored a sudden-death goal in the sixth overtime to hand visiting Sacred Heart Prep its first West...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Yon Chung, on Oct 5, 2017 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 1325 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flawed VTA Proposed Guidelines for Caltrain Grade Separations

Currently, roads cross the Caltrain tracks in eight locations in Palo Alto, Mountain View, and Sunnyvale. Grade separation...

Original post made by Arthur Keller on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by Pat Burt, on Oct 4, 2017 at 9:42 pm | 7 comments | 263 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Utilities workshop to help shape department's work

City of Palo Alto Utilities plans to hold a public workshop Wednesday to hear the community's opinions on which direction...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 4, 2017 at 7:08 pm | 11 comments | 1735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto overhauls development fees

The cost of doing business in Palo Alto is about to change for builders, home renovators, and creators of parade floats...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by C, on Oct 4, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 11 comments | 3316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Exploring creative options for underground train tracks

Palo Alto is planning perhaps the most critical infrastructure in its history: the separation of our roads from the rail...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 4, 2017 at 1:53 pm | 49 comments | 3631 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man receives 20-year sentence for mistaken-identity attack

Two men who savagely attacked a baby sitter, who's now paralyzed, petitioned a San Mateo County judge on Friday to reduce...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by nat, on Oct 4, 2017 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 3083 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public comment sought on flood-control projects

The public can learn more about proposed flood-control, restoration and recreation projects along San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 4, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 1654 Views

SPORTS

Scarlett dives right in and over for Stanford football

Bryce Love weaves his way through traffic, Cameron Scarlett has learned to dive over it. Whoever carries the ball for Stanford,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by no question, on Oct 3, 2017 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 1145 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man cited for hot-coffee attack on traffic enforcement officer

A Menlo Park man faces a possible battery charge after he allegedly threw a cup of hot coffee on a Palo Alto traffic enforcement...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Oct 3, 2017 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 3058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista sale is final

The long-awaited sale of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto is final with the Santa Clara County Housing Authority...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Oct 3, 2017 at 8:55 pm | 23 comments | 3456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Next steps for school district

"Organizational systems are key to the functioning of the organization. They often are fairly invisible and hard to see....

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Resignations, on Oct 3, 2017 at 4:30 pm | 14 comments | 3130 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Altan convicted in arson of boss's home

A former HanaHaus employee charged with setting his boss's home on fire was convicted of arson, a Santa Clara County prosecutor...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by C, on Oct 2, 2017 at 10:15 pm | 4 comments | 4529 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New land-use vision moves ahead

As Palo Alto nears the finish line in its marathon journey toward a new land-use vision -- the Comprehensive Plan -- members...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by No More Parking LIfts, on Oct 2, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 53 comments | 3916 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Signal failure causes heavy congestion Thursday afternoon

A malfunctioning signal near the foot of Dumbarton Bridge is causing massive traffic jams in parts of Palo Alto and Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 2, 2017 at 1:35 am | 24 comments | 3251 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Love eludes Sun Devils to set rushing record

The first time Bryce Love touched the football Saturday, he was stopped for no gain. The second time? A 61-yard touchdown...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2017
Last comment by football fan, on Oct 1, 2017 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 1270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Seeking shelter

Reports from the City Auditor's Office rarely get Palo Alto residents riled up, but this one had a black dog and a white...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 1, 2017 at 2:46 pm | 11 comments | 3319 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two on school board call for supe's removal

After spending several hours discussing Superintendent Max McGee's performance in closed-session meetings this week, two...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by Copy, on Oct 1, 2017 at 11:56 am | 73 comments | 8728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Within walking distance

More and more Silicon Valley residents prefer walking to places where they need to go regularly. Real estate agents have...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by So many gone, on Sep 30, 2017 at 11:12 pm | 13 comments | 2068 Views
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