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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Able and willing

Twenty-five years after the federal enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the law that was created to end...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Hope, on Sep 27, 2015 at 8:22 am | 4 comments | 10106 Views

SPORTS

Stanford runs away with football victory over Oregon State

Christian McCaffrey rushed for 206 yards, Barry Sanders added 97 yards and scored twice, and No. 21 Stanford downed host...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Football, on Sep 26, 2015 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 2650 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Father John Duryea dies at 88

Father John Duryea, who was excommunicated in 1976 after a third of a century as a Catholic priest -- much of it serving...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Pam Gabel, on Sep 26, 2015 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 7525 Views

BOOKS

Book Talk: New titles on Silicon Valley business, romance and more

This month, Bay Area authors tackle topics from Silicon Valley business to romance, share their personal stories and invent...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Paula, on Sep 26, 2015 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 2063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County to bolster homeless housing in time for winter storms

Santa Clara County officials plan to massively increase the number of emergency shelter space for homeless people throughout...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:27 pm | 20 comments | 3180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Chain-store limit adopted for California Ave

No area in Palo Alto has seen as much change over the past few years as California Avenue, which has just undergone a full-scale...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 25, 2015 at 4:01 pm | 31 comments | 5943 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Firefighters say response to fatal crash in Palo Alto was delayed by traffic

A collision on southbound Interstate Highway 101 left a motorcyclist dead in Palo Alto this evening after emergency crews...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:58 pm | 29 comments | 5061 Views

AROUND TOWN

A block party Babar would love

When Palo Alto resident Jennifer Sullivan's 4-year-old son was reading Babar books, he initiated an idea that would continue...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Sue Dremann, Staff Writer, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments | 3401 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission approves chain store limit on California Avenue

Palo Alto's effort to promote an eclectic and independent retail mix on California Avenue by limiting chain stores in the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 25 comments | 5440 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rock concert of the week

Catch the Dave Matthews band at Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre on Friday, Sept. 11. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/09/10/rock-concert-of-t...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Fan, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Getting hitched?

Calling all brides-to-be: The 3rd annual Hitched bridal fair comes to Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Community Center this Sunday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Recommended, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fashion forward

At Artistry in Fashion, regional designers and students show their stuff. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/09/24/fashion-forward...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Weekend Activity, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Parking Issues

Now that all day parking near downtown has gotten much harder, it is time to address the parking needs of occasional all...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 9 comments | 689 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

THIS is 'waste free'? This is being 'green'???

Once again we received detailed directions from Palo Alto's "Green Waste" - this time again on how to plan a 'waste free...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Sep 25, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 13 comments | 743 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic board deals blow to project at former Shady Lane site

A proposal to construct a four-story building on the prominent downtown corner of University Avenue and Kipling Street suffered...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sandi, on Sep 25, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 32 comments | 4822 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn High School student Saini promotes National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and Divakar Saini, a Gunn High School junior, is spreading the word. Earthquake...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by local, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 3287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-flying fun

Join the Palo Alto Airport Association on Sunday, Sept. 27, for Airport Day. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/09/24/high-flying-fun...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Cool, on Sep 25, 2015 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1530 Views

BOOKS

Recent home sales

Six homes in this week's edition of "Recent home sales" hadn't been sold since the 1970s. With more than 35 years between...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

The highest sale this week comes from Woodside at $9.5 million. The first runner-up came from the only sale in Los Altos...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1509 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Home Front

This week includes a handblown glass sale on Sept. 26 through Paly Fiery Arts, a vegetable market on Oct. 3 with support...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
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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.

Register Here