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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with new garages

Palo Alto officials on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to building new parking structures downtown and near California...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by SA, on Dec 14, 2016 at 2:00 am | 4 comments | 2700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With two new members, school board to discuss array of items at first meeting

The newly constituted Palo Alto school board, with two new members and a re-elected one, will discuss an array of items at...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Lead by Example Please, on Dec 13, 2016 at 10:49 pm | 3 comments | 627 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

No easy fix to the affordability crisis

A coalition of elected leaders from all nine Bay Area counties agreed to an ambitious new vision for regional growth in the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 13, 2016 at 8:57 pm | 4 comments | 2576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Raises on the way for Palo Alto's top staff

Palo Alto's four council-appointed officers are all set to get raises on Monday night, when the City Council convenes for...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 13, 2016 at 8:52 pm | 25 comments | 3779 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County aims to protect residents from Trump administration

With the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump just weeks away, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors agreed...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 13, 2016 at 8:32 pm | 17 comments | 3440 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Trump-inspired resolution, Palo Alto pledges to 'reject bigotry in all its forms'

Responding to community anxieties about the recent presidential election, Palo Alto officials plan to pass on Monday night...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 13, 2016 at 7:38 pm | 27 comments | 8364 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys beat Sequoia in nonleague soccer match

Michel Ange-Siaba's versatility gives Palo Alto boys soccer coach Don Briggs the kind of problem any coach would love to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by briggs, on Dec 13, 2016 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1188 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford fires back at student's sex-assault lawsuit

Calling a student's allegations "unfounded" and lacking "factual basis," Stanford University has fired back at a lawsuit...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2016
Last comment by betsy, on Dec 13, 2016 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 4818 Views

SPORTS

2016 Girls' all-league water polo teams

==B ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION == ==B Most Valuable Player: ==Julia Santos, Jr, Los Altos ==B Most Valuable Goalie: ==Zoe...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Angry Waterpolo Fan, on Dec 13, 2016 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 1823 Views

SPORTS

2016 Boys' all-league water polo teams

ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION Most Valuable Player: Quinn Hamilton, Sr, Gunn Most Valuable Goalie: Jack Gregov, Sr., Homestead Most...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Waterpolo Fan2, on Dec 13, 2016 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

His influence continues to be felt in the community

In boys tennis, the 1990s belonged to Palo Alto and its coach, Keith Clark. The Vikings won six straight section crowns under...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Gustafson Banks, on Dec 12, 2016 at 11:57 pm | 1 comment | 1777 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline

Raising speed limits? Better to re-open Pandora's Box Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/12/09/off-deadline...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by PatrickD, on Dec 12, 2016 at 5:48 pm | 7 comments | 2069 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living large by living small

Like many Bay Area millennials, Alison Rush and husband Jordan Cowman face a difficult dilemma: housing. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by cricket, on Dec 12, 2016 at 4:11 pm | 39 comments | 8894 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves toward 'carbon free' natural gas

Having already slashed carbon out of its electricity portfolio, Palo Alto is now looking to do the same to natural gas. Yet...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Dec 12, 2016 at 2:39 pm | 12 comments | 3103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bad-tasting water due to Hetch Hetchy water reductions

Palo Alto and other local cities' residents who have been complaining about nasty-tasting water coming from their taps can...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Dec 12, 2016 at 1:59 pm | 29 comments | 2820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford administration suspends student-run marching band

The famously boundary-pushing Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band has been suspended for the rest of the academic...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2016
Last comment by bobby, on Dec 12, 2016 at 1:46 pm | 18 comments | 9672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Column of blue-hanging Christmas lights

Hi. I live in Old Palo Alto and spent about 3 hours or so putting up Christmas lights in the standard bottom of roof pattern....

Original post made by Real Slim K on Dec. 10, 2016
Last comment by be Positive, on Dec 12, 2016 at 11:29 am | 3 comments | 383 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citing political upheaval, Oaxacan students cancel trip to Palo Alto

The election of Donald Trump to the White House has cast a shadow over Palo Alto's relationship with its sister city in Mexico,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 11, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 18 comments | 7289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog poop left on curb

For last 3 weeks we are seeing dog poop on curb of Waverley Street between El Carmelo and Loma Verde. Any suggestions on...

Original post made by CleanNeighbor on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by Clean up after yourself, on Dec 11, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 8 comments | 451 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maxing out your home sale

Getting a home ready to sell is like getting dressed for the prom, says Coldwell Banker realtor Tim Kerns. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2016
Last comment by troll, on Dec 10, 2016 at 7:54 pm | 6 comments | 1854 Views
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