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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Royal Manor neighbors clash over ban on two-story homes

Royal Manor, a community of more than 200 homes in the Palo Verde neighborhood, is seeking to become the latest Eichler-style...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by marjoon, 3 minutes ago | 3 comments | 625 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches airplane-noise study

With the topic of airplane noise recently soaring toward the top of Palo Alto's priority list, the City Council moved ahead...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Priorities from Bill Shuster, 10 minutes ago | 36 comments | 2175 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley's year: 'amazing' but with 'perils'

Joint Venture Silicon Valley's annual economic study found that 2015 was a year of record-breaking growth and prosperity,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Flash, 12 minutes ago | 1 comment | 580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds support family against PAUSD in DNA-privacy case

The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice have filed an amicus brief in support of a former Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by contradictory?, 16 minutes ago | 30 comments | 4183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hidden Surveillance Camera

A lot of families install hidden surveillance cameras for security reasons. This helps the community and neighborhood. Most...

Original post made by SpyingNeighbor on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by IsThereARightWay, 22 minutes ago | 5 comments | 113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district moves to dismiss teacher accused of sex abuse

The Palo Alto school board unanimously voted Tuesday to initiate dismissal proceedings for an elementary school teacher who...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by The Victim?, 1 hour ago | 24 comments | 4030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group Forming to Address Palo Alto Airport Impacts on Quality of Life

If you are bothered by low flying, loud prop planes and helicopters, (GA aircraft) you are not alone! These are not commercial...

Original post made by Aviation Limits on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by Nature Lover, 1 hour ago | 106 comments | 1639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district committee to review all school names

Following the tearful testimony of one African-American student and an entire class of Palo Alto High School students who...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Community Member, 7 hours ago | 32 comments | 2806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What plans for teens "stuck" in town Presidents weekend

Please help me with ideas for middle and high school students to do fun things for 5 day weekend. This has to be things that...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Paly Parent 2, 8 hours ago | 9 comments | 276 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student's vehicular manslaughter case may hinge on technicality

The case of a Stanford University student facing charges in the death of one taxi passenger and the injury of another passenger...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by retired road dog, 10 hours ago | 17 comments | 4045 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jay Paul withdraws Park Boulevard project

After more than a year of commission reviews and design revisions, Jay Paul Company has withdrawn the application for one...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Counterclockwise, 10 hours ago | 18 comments | 4417 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 Penny Wise, 10 hours ago | 12 comments | 3356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board discusses student mental health

How the school district can best — and better — support student mental health was front and center at Tuesday's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Question, 10 hours ago | 8 comments | 1392 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama asks Congress for $125M for Caltrain electrification

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $125 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for the electrification of Caltrain,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Robert, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to test new office cap

When Palo Alto officials agreed last year to institute an annual limit on office development, the goal was to slow down the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 15 hours ago | 30 comments | 2601 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Modi earns national honor in men's gymnastics

Stanford's Akash Modi was named the College Gymnastics Association Gymnast of the Week for the second time this year, as...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Ashok Modi, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 501 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football loses top defensive coach Hart

Randy Hart, one of the nation's premier defensive line coaches and a protege of Woody Hayes, has announced his retirement....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Peter L., 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 4379 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Evergreen Park wants annexation to parking-permit program

With their neighborhood rapidly becoming a de facto commuter parking zone, residents of Evergreen Park want the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 17 hours ago | 17 comments | 2616 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto backs funding plan for transportation-tax measure

Seeking to preserve a fragile and fraying coalition of cities, Palo Alto officials on Monday night rallied behind a proposal...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Fred, 19 hours ago | 3 comments | 1636 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes slated for today

The Santa Clara County Vector Control District (SCCVCD) is planning a helicopter assault on winter salt-marsh mosquito in...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by David, 21 hours ago | 17 comments | 5068 Views
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