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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents are glaring at lights atop College Terrace Centre

Globe lights on the rooftop of the new College Terrace Centre in Palo Alto are creating light pollution at night, which is...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Eileen Stolee, on Apr 8, 2017 at 4:10 pm | 25 comments | 3336 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged with premeditated, attempted murder in mistaken-identity case

A Redwood City man will face premeditated and attempted murder charges in the savage beating at an East Palo Alto apartment,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Concerned citizen, on Apr 8, 2017 at 2:10 am | 3 comments | 2913 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to 'dig deep' on new Cal Ave garage

Spurred by impassioned pleas from California Avenue merchants, the City Council agreed on Monday night to dramatically increase...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Apr 7, 2017 at 11:53 pm | 37 comments | 6675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strange bedfellows

After taking over his aunt and uncle's Mountain View restaurant, Rashami Mulge set up the new kitchen with one chef preparing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Happy Diner, on Apr 7, 2017 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 1637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hazardous material at East Palo Alto home hospitalizes man

A man was hospitalized after he was exposed to a household chemical used to open clogged drains in East Palo Alto prompted...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm , on Apr 7, 2017 at 6:08 pm | 2 comments | 2063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Two killed in I-280 solo vehicle crash

Two people who died in a crash on Interstate 280 in Menlo Park on Wednesday afternoon have been identified by the San Mateo...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Cynic, on Apr 7, 2017 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2533 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Consternation over post office continues

Long lines for passports, supervisors who won't meet with the public, a dearth of stamps, already opened mail and a smelly...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Natalie Venuto, on Apr 7, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 33 comments | 5065 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Support for new housing in Bay Area rises

Older voters who have lived in the Bay Area the longest and own their own home are less likely to want new housing built...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by bemused, on Apr 7, 2017 at 1:28 pm | 59 comments | 2677 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park bike route plan hits speed bump

Plans to move forward with a one-year pilot program of a bike route on Oak Grove Avenue in downtown Menlo Park will likely...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by parent, on Apr 7, 2017 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 1370 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Two options to separate Caltrain tracks from roads move forward

The Menlo Park City Council is pursuing two options to separate Menlo Park roads from the Caltrain tracks. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 7, 2017 at 8:13 am | 2 comments | 1345 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fox researcher beseeches city to renew permit

City officials have delivered bad news to Palo Alto's "Fox Guy," Bill Leikam: they are not renewing his permit to study the...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by The Fox Guy , on Apr 6, 2017 at 4:42 pm | 18 comments | 3153 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police look into prowling incidents near California Avenue

Palo Alto police are investigating two prowling incidents that they say occurred on Sunday night in residential neighborhoods...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 6, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 4 comments | 4526 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Refuse rates set to rise this summer

Garbage disposal is about to get a little pricier for Palo Alto residents. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/04/04/refuse-rates-set-to-rise-this-summer...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by Cube Farm Haven, on Apr 6, 2017 at 3:21 pm | 12 comments | 2231 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dogged persistence

Dog parks have emerged as a key policy of the city's new Parks, Trails, Natural Space and Recreation Facilities Master Plan....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by New Resident, on Apr 6, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 30 comments | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: hair salon opens; Starbucks closes; toy shop's final days

In this week's retail news in Palo Alto, columnist Daryl Savage reports on a new 'educational' hair salon and the closure...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by 20 Something Techy, on Apr 6, 2017 at 9:00 am | 9 comments | 9433 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police searching for missing baby taken by father in Mountain View

An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing baby who was taken by her father Tuesday in Mountain View. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Sylvia, on Apr 5, 2017 at 1:44 pm | 2 comments | 3195 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Ledecky helps women earn swimming title at Ohio State

Freshman Katie Ledecky set three NCAA records and a pair of American records in the Fall finale for the Stanford women's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Where is 'propaganda analysis' ed when we need it?

Propaganda techniques include often-subliminal marketing/advertising messages aimed at all ages - adults and children - that...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2017
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on Apr 5, 2017 at 8:02 am | 28 comments | 4793 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High demands for new California Avenue garage

The Palo Alto City Council will tackle one of California Avenue's most frustrating problems on Monday night, when it considers...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Eric, on Apr 4, 2017 at 10:00 pm | 33 comments | 5088 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recreating Palo Alto's parks

Palo Alto's population is once again growing at higher-than-expected rates, prompting competing demands for recreation space....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Apr 4, 2017 at 7:01 pm | 10 comments | 6322 Views
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