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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, on Jun 28, 2017 at 3:02 pm | 16 comments | 2087 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., on Jun 28, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 1130 comments | 219529 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, on Jun 28, 2017 at 1:40 pm | 17 comments | 2885 Views

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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, on Jun 27, 2017 at 6:03 pm | 39 comments | 3109 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, on Jun 27, 2017 at 6:02 pm | 13 comments | 2909 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, on Jun 27, 2017 at 4:09 pm | 41 comments | 5229 Views

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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, on Jun 27, 2017 at 3:59 pm | 8 comments | 698 Views

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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 | 4380 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 | 1624 Views

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Tony Montooth, Antonio's Nut House owner, dies

He was a California Avenue fixture for more than 42 years, but Antonio's Nut House owner Antonio "Tony" Montooth died suddenly...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Yesterday's Gone, on Jun 26, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 35 comments | 18341 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Department focus group for community health needs assessment

The Palo Alto Fire Department will hold a focus group Tuesday, June 27, at 7 p.m., to gather feedback on residents' current...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 26, 2017 at 5:44 pm | 10 comments | 2031 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Evaluate County Workers' Performance

Most Santa Clara County employees are supposed to get regular performance appraisals, but many managers don't bother, reports...

Original post made by Joanne Jacobs on Jun. 26, 2017
There are no comments yet. 120 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women training for U.S. Swimming Championships

Several members of Stanford NCAA championship women’s swim team, including Olympians Katie Ledecky, Simone Samuel and Lia...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by LadyPA, on Jun 26, 2017 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 961 Views

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Long-awaited College Terrace Market opens for business

The long-awaited College Terrace Market, which offers products from local food manufacturers and farmers, opened in Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 25, 2017 at 9:26 pm | 47 comments | 6608 Views

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Age-discrimination lawsuit filed against HP

Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Hewlett-Packard companies for age discrimination,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 25, 2017 at 10:39 am | 18 comments | 8510 Views

SPORTS

A joyful 'Noise'

From handmade acoustic instruments to powerful distorted electronics, from teenage phenoms to music-world veterans, KZSU's...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 653 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Withholding Details of Proposed $1.3 million PAFD Service Cuts; Budget Vote, Tuesday

The proposed Palo Alto city budget, coming before the city council this Tuesday (6/23, 5:30 p.m), calls for a $1.3 million...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 24, 2017 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 274 Views

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Why are campers on El Camino in front of Stanford?

I thought vehicle dwelling was outlawed. Why should our international visitors be welcomed by such a sight?...

Original post made by ? on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Ralph Nasker, on Jun 24, 2017 at 12:45 pm | 36 comments | 3685 Views

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Benefit concert

A quarter-century ago, longtime Palo Alto resident Gary Masching organized a party and backyard concert to benefit cystic...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by PA Old Timer, on Jun 24, 2017 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board to review law firm contracts

The board will discuss the Palo Alto school district's legal services contracts at its Tuesday meeting as part of an annual...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Improve, on Jun 24, 2017 at 10:11 am | 12 comments | 1840 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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