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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawsuit blocks Measure B funds

Santa Clara County's new Measure B sales tax has already collected tens of millions of dollars for a multitude of transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by One More Reson, on Sep 26, 2017 at 10:33 am | 15 comments | 2385 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Worn wires sparks fire at Palo Alto furniture store

An electric fan with worn wires caused a fire at the rear of a furniture store at Town & Country Village Friday morning,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3207 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rash of phone scams reported in Palo Alto

A range of phone scams have been reported in Palo Alto in recent weeks, including people posing as Internal Revenue Service...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Judge Judy , on Sep 26, 2017 at 7:12 am | 25 comments | 10803 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto roads, underpasses flooding; roads closing

With the brunt of this week's storm hitting Thursday morning, bringing more than an inch of rain to the Palo Alto Foothills...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 26, 2017 at 7:10 am | 13 comments | 24193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: shaky ground; going platinum

In this week's Around Town column, read a firsthand account from a local executive in Mexico City during Tuesday's massive...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
Last comment by EV driver, on Sep 25, 2017 at 3:56 pm | 6 comments | 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rinconada Pool -- Reliable?

Rinconada Pool is now under new management -- Team Sheeper (aka Palo Alto Swim and Sport). I showed up on Saturday at 6:30am...

Original post made by Rinconada Pool Question on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by Rinconada Pool Question, on Sep 25, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 4 comments | 277 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: More fitness; Copyamerica shutters

In this week's retail news in Palo Alto, Stanford Shopping Center is slated to get another workout option, a longtime printing...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by annette, on Sep 25, 2017 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 2854 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In south Palo Alto, a battle is brewing

A proposal to build a 69-room hotel and eight townhomes has residents of the next-door Palo Alto Redwoods condominium complex...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by saichai, on Sep 25, 2017 at 1:06 am | 58 comments | 9583 Views

RESTAURANTS

PA council pushes ahead with broadband

In a long-awaited decision, the Palo Alto City Council voted 5-1 Monday night to pursue negotiations with Idaho-based 180...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
Last comment by Jaime, on Sep 25, 2017 at 12:23 am | 2 comments | 7903 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Free help for DACA renewals today

Several local and countywide groups will host a special workshop in Mountain View today to assist undocumented immigrants...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by Vets-Need-Help-Too, on Sep 24, 2017 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Déjà vu for school district

Another disturbing portrait emerged this week of a school district still confused about its legal obligations in handling...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Lame excuses, on Sep 24, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 22 comments | 3312 Views

SPORTS

Love conquers all as Stanford rips UCLA, 58-34

If there were any lingering doubts as to Bryce Love's running ability, they were certainly extinguished Saturday night during...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by saturday night, on Sep 24, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 1305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water main break repaired on University Avenue

Downtown Palo Alto experienced a water main break on Saturday, leaving some customers without water for several hours, according...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by David, on Sep 24, 2017 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 2067 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline

Where is 'Conan the Grammarian' in the battle with grammar barbarians? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/12/02/off-deadline...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Kennita Watson, on Sep 23, 2017 at 11:18 pm | 9 comments | 3392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto DNA-privacy case could have wide implications

An appeals case filed by a Palo Alto couple could have far-reaching impacts regarding whether personal medical information...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by David, on Sep 23, 2017 at 8:00 pm | 13 comments | 7331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto commits funds to fight solo-driving

Palo Alto's drive to shift the commute patterns of downtown employees received a big boost this week, when the City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 23, 2017 at 7:28 pm | 21 comments | 3388 Views

SPORTS

Gunn takes a football loss, Paly gains its first victory

Gunn High fell behind early and could not recover, falling to host Santa Clara, 62-18, in a SCVAL El Camino Division contest....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
Last comment by paly football, on Sep 23, 2017 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto slammed for lack of transparency on Arrillaga proposals

Palo Alto officials circumvented the public process and ignored the city's own policies about leasing of public land when...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Abitarian, on Sep 23, 2017 at 6:23 pm | 75 comments | 12609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Execs from SAP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise to receive Athena awards

Jenny Dearborn, senior vice-president and chief learning officer for business-to-business software company SAP, has been...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Novelera, on Sep 23, 2017 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 4177 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why leash laws? There are plenty of good reasons

As a lifelong South Bay resident and outdoor enthusiast, I treasure our community's public open spaces. One of my favorite...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by PAmom, on Sep 23, 2017 at 11:28 am | 72 comments | 4423 Views
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