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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local nonprofit aids in Central American immigrant crisis

Though current debate over what to do with the tens of thousands of children surging across the U.S. border from violence-torn...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by complicated, on Aug 1, 2014 at 9:48 am | 4 comments | 7251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown denizens split over proposed downtown development

On Monday night, the City Council is set to consider an appeal of the recently approved multi-story development at 429 University...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 6, 2015 at 11:09 pm | 40 comments | 7249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bird-like electric car to make Palo Alto debut

Purring softly through downtown San Francisco, the sleek Aptera 2e looks like a white dolphin, a wingless bird, or the latest...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 22, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 11 comments | 7247 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission backs new housing vision

Palo Alto is still more than a year away from completing the long-awaited update of its land-use bible, but on Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 8, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 7246 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family: Drowned man was a loving son, brother

The 21-year-old man found dead in a Redwood City swimming pool last week was a loving son and brother who always gave without...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Los siento que perdieron su hermano e hijo, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:26 pm | 14 comments | 7246 Views

MOVIES

"Beyond the Call" showing @ Stanford Sunday 4/15

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Original post made by Gloria Schulz on Apr. 11, 2007
Last comment by , on Apr 11, 2007 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 7245 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:58 am | 59 comments | 7244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board approves full-day kindergarten for all

All kindergartners entering the Palo Alto Unified School District this fall and in future years will attend school for a...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by hard to swallow, on May 27, 2016 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 7243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcome to Town Square!

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
Last comment by Richard, on Sep 22, 2006 at 1:08 pm | 6 comments | 7243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boundary Decisions no longer Relevant

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Original post made by Parent on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by Member, on Oct 26, 2006 at 1:21 pm | 49 comments | 7242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto slab-foundation homes at risk for gas leaks

Homes with gas lines beneath slab foundations -- commonly built in Palo Alto in the mid 1900s -- are at risk of gas leaks...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 24, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 24 comments | 7241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New library? Check. Free Wi-Fi? Check.

Sometimes it's hard to keep track of what actually has been completed, especially when a project drags on for months, if...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 30, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 12 comments | 7241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly sports fields to get synthetic turf

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Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 20, 2007 at 5:40 pm | 46 comments | 7241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community notebook: End of era as Stanford Medical Center Auxiliary dissolves

Stanford University Medical Center Auxiliary members gathered for the last time on Feb. 28 after voting to dissolve the nonprofit...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by John, on Jul 10, 2015 at 7:47 pm | 14 comments | 7240 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman attacked in Homer Avenue tunnel

A downtown Palo Alto businesswoman walking through the Homer Avenue underpass at Alma Street was attacked by a man on Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Sep 8, 2017 at 5:32 pm | 41 comments | 7240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to trim managers' benefits

While Gov. Jerry Brown and Sacramento legislators scramble to contain pension expenses for state employees, Palo Alto is...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Sep 7, 2012 at 11:09 am | 20 comments | 7239 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Op-ed: Vote no on Measure D

We are against high-density rezoning in residential neighborhoods, particularly by the Planned Community process, which creates...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Oct 12, 2013 at 7:03 pm | 116 comments | 7238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The vanishing surplus

The Palo Alto school board has spent months in what we now discover were two alternate realities, one taking place behind...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Take action!, on May 23, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 40 comments | 7236 Views

RESTAURANTS

La bella vita: Care and taste abound at Arte Ristorante

From zuppa to pesce, the menu at 3-month-old Arte Ristorante in downtown Palo Alto is easy to scan on one page. The owners,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Judeeeeee, on Mar 5, 2015 at 5:40 pm | 5 comments | 7236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council deals a blow to downtown project

The bitter tug-of-war between a developer looking to construct a four-story building on University Avenue and neighbors who...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by Uh-Uh, on Dec 4, 2015 at 5:45 pm | 60 comments | 7235 Views
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