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PALO ALTO ISSUES

As housing crisis worsens, city scrambles for solutions

From young professionals looking for homes near their jobs to native sons and daughters who have discovered they can no longer...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Buck Allday, on Mar 22, 2016 at 5:51 pm | 46 comments | 6960 Views

MOVIES

KQED airing Beyond the Call

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Original post made by Gloria Schulz on Jan. 19, 2007
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Pet Depot to close, Accent Arts moves

In the latest Palo Alto retail news, Pet Food Depot is set to close after 30-plus years, Amity Crossfit opens on California...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Shopper, on Feb 14, 2017 at 12:38 pm | 6 comments | 6959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's new on Palo Alto campuses this fall?

It's back to school next week for Palo Alto students, and on four of Palo Alto's 17 campuses — Addison, Fairmeadow...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 19, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 6958 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Page Mill bike-safety fixes speed ahead

A highly dangerous section of Page Mill Road near Interstate 280 for bicyclists will hopefully become safer under a plan...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Dec 9, 2016 at 9:56 am | 15 comments | 6958 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google opposes limit on office growth

With debate over commercial growth in Palo Alto set to reignite on Monday night, Google has joined the growing ranks of tech...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Mar 24, 2015 at 9:53 pm | 48 comments | 6956 Views

AROUND TOWN

Church to host forum on vehicle dwelling

Palo Alto's controversial proposal to bar people from sleeping in vehicles will be the subject of a community meeting tonight...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Rich, on Oct 21, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 73 comments | 6956 Views

AROUND TOWN

New local organization capitalizes on recycled water

When the time comes for lawn watering, why use water fresh from the tap when the option of recycled water is available? For...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Brenna Malmberg, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:44 am | 9 comments | 6955 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Obama visits Palo Alto to raise funds for Dems

President Obama visited Palo Alto Thursday night to attend two fundraisers benefiting the Democratic Senatorial Campaign...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by The Playa, not the game, on Jun 7, 2013 at 11:06 am | 8 comments | 6954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In school gardens, lessons are ripe for learning

"Our babies are turning gold!" a second-grader at Landels Elementary School in Mountain View exclaimed as he ran his hand...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by former Sunnyvale parent, on May 17, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 6953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen well-being collaborative seeks new direction, again

Palo Alto's broad-reaching mental health coalition formed five years ago in response to teen suicides, Project Safety Net,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by A parent, on Oct 21, 2014 at 9:13 am | 23 comments | 6952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electrically eclectic Eichlers

Often described as "having character" or "being interesting," old homes can just as often be described as "challenging" --...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Yuckola, on Feb 23, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 5 comments | 6952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside High grieves over death of freshman

Sadness pervaded Woodside High School Tuesday as students and teachers remembered Leyla Beban, a 14-year-old Redwood City...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 4, 2012 at 10:36 am | 26 comments | 6951 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman crashes car into Midtown Shopping Center

An elderly woman was shaken up after driving into two building posts of a Palo Alto shopping plaza and grazing the building...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by DumbFoot, on Jul 3, 2016 at 11:16 am | 23 comments | 6951 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto orders analysis of CPI's toxic risk

Faced with protests from Barron Park residents over toxic materials at a nearby plating shop, Palo Alto officials on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Apr 26, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 20 comments | 6950 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real Tree or Fake Tree ?

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Original post made by NameWithheld on Dec. 21, 2006
Last comment by D Randolph, on May 2, 2007 at 12:44 pm | 4 comments | 6950 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood Plaza needs to be scraped

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Original post made by Bill T. on Jan. 18, 2007
Last comment by Whats taking so long, on Nov 9, 2007 at 1:24 pm | 33 comments | 6949 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect arrested for Palo Alto kidnap, rape, attempted murder

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the kidnap, rape and attempted murder of a Palo Alto woman on early Saturday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 12, 2013 at 10:31 pm | 33 comments | 6947 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ford opens new research center in Palo Alto

Seeking to hit the gas pedal on new technologies such as self-driving cars and immerse itself in Silicon Valley's big-data...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by PA North, on Jan 25, 2015 at 9:13 am | 7 comments | 6946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A tortuous school inquiry

Palo Alto school district officials had the perfect opportunity last fall to demonstrate they had learned from their past...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Oct 9, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 12 comments | 6946 Views
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Cherries and Berries
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