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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Businesses, apartments targeted for composting

In a city where good enough is rarely good enough, a plan is afoot to make it mandatory for Palo Alto's apartment dwellers,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2015
Last comment by ndn, on Nov 4, 2015 at 7:28 am | 39 comments | 4970 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike projects expand, evolve in Palo Alto

From Homer Avenue in the north to Chalreston Road in the south, Palo Alto's elaborate system of bike boulevards continues...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Future Rider, on Nov 3, 2015 at 5:09 pm | 53 comments | 6029 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Bird Dog contemporary restaurant comes to Palo Alto

Chef Robbie Wilson of Mattei's Tavern in Los Olivos, California prepares to bring his simple, elegant cuisine to Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Just in Case, on Nov 3, 2015 at 2:57 pm | 10 comments | 8606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District open to resolution agreement with OCR

The Palo Alto school board gave the green light to Superintendent Max McGee on Tuesday night to take a first step toward...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Comment, on Nov 3, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 11 comments | 3503 Views

SPORTS

Hogan's heroics help give Stanford improbable football win

Kevin Hogan rushed for 112 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns as Stanford rallied to beat host Washington State, 30-28,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Julie Armitano, on Nov 3, 2015 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 3649 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood hostels prompt concerns

A trend in converting houses into hostels and hacker spaces has some residents in Palo Alto's neighborhoods crying foul. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Nov 3, 2015 at 11:58 am | 52 comments | 9098 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homes still dewatering after October 31?

I thought that dewatering of construction sites for basements was only allowed from April 1 through October 31st, yet on...

Original post made by Still dewatering on Southhampton on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Nov 2, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 5 comments | 585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline

Can one person, or a few, make a real difference in the world? Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/10/30/off-deadline...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 2, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 4471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Specialty high school a no-go for PA, group says

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Original post made on Oct. 18, 2007
Last comment by OPar, on Nov 2, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 7266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Twelve sent to hospitals after suspicious odor at Westin hotel

Twelve people exposed to a suspicious odor at a hotel in Palo Alto were hospitalized Thursday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by @Reader, on Nov 2, 2015 at 11:50 am | 7 comments | 5140 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Finding asylum

Margaret Petros prayed in St. Mary's Assyrian Chaldean Catholic Church in Campbell, a lace scarf covering her head. Light...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by almunday, on Nov 2, 2015 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 6515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recommendation not unanimous, superintendent admits

Members of the High School Task Force, a group planning for the future of Palo Alto's high schools, are dissatisfied with...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 2, 2015 at 8:52 am | 4 comments | 1192 Views

SPORTS

Stanford survives, but AP Top 25 poll is not impressed

Survival. That's how you win football games on the road in the rain when seemingly everything is stacked against you. There...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Nov 1, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 2640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View school district taps Palo Alto administrator as new Stevenson PACT principal

Following the sudden departure of former Stevenson PACT principal Tyler Graff, the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by APRIL, on Nov 1, 2015 at 9:01 pm | 6 comments | 5438 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks greater voice in regional transportation projects

Palo Alto takes great pride in being a worldwide leader in technology and conservation, but when it comes to transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 1, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 11 comments | 4584 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain hearings on changes to fares, parking fees

Early next month the public will be able to comment on the proposed changes to Caltrain fares and station parking fees, Caltrain...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 1, 2015 at 9:35 am | 24 comments | 3053 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, Publisher Bill Johnson, reporter...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 31, 2015 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2632 Views

SPORTS

Rugby World Cup Final

Anyone know of anywhere local to watch it live, or watch parties?...

Original post made by Rugby World Cup on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 31, 2015 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 549 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who are the Assyrians?

The modern Assyrians are descendants of a people who date back nearly 7,000 years to before the rise of the ancient Mesopotamian...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 30, 2015 at 8:16 pm | 3 comments | 3987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested in connection with three home burglaries in Palo Alto

Police on Tuesday, Oct. 27, arrested a man suspected of burglarizing three homes in Palo Alto, according to police department...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Oct 30, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 3555 Views
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