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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to explore new affordable housing zoning

Three years after it suffered a stinging rebuff from Palo Alto voters, the city's leading affordable-housing developer is...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 27, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 35 comments | 4011 Views

AROUND TOWN

The kids are alright

In the words of the old maxim, if you want something done right, do it yourself. Local teens have taken that credo to heart...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Deb W, on Oct 27, 2016 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2120 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto landlord accused of trying to force tenants out

An East Palo Alto landlord has been charged with felony destruction of property in an attempt to force his rent-controlled...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by What is it About the Elite, on Oct 27, 2016 at 1:28 pm | 6 comments | 5441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fogarty Insitute a hotbed for medical innovation

In the back of the El Camino Hospital campus in Mountain View, clinical specialist Will Johnsen slapped on a pair of 3-D...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by All That Glitters, etc, on Oct 27, 2016 at 1:13 pm | 2 comments | 2199 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown post office unveils two new possible locations

Downtown post office patrons will have 30 days starting today to comment on a proposed plan to relocate the historic 83-year-old...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Neighborhood of PO Box user, on Oct 27, 2016 at 12:42 pm | 18 comments | 7996 Views

AROUND TOWN

120-foot redwood at Castilleja to come down

A 120-foot redwood on Castilleja School property will be removed this week after nearby residents and school officials agreed...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Oldster, on Oct 27, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 7 comments | 4890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PALY - Math XL

Curious - what do PALY parents think about the math XL (IAC) ? We feel that the multiple choice is actually hurting the kids...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Oct. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 130 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford anesthesia tech gets year in jail for molesting patients

A former anesthesia technician at Stanford Hospital was sentenced to a year in jail Wednesday after pleading no contest to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by NotASwimmer, on Oct 26, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 10 comments | 4150 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue gets the Halloween treatment

Witches, wizards, and creatures of all ages are expected to turn out for the 22nd annual Trick-or-Treat and Blossom Halloween...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Happy about this!, on Oct 26, 2016 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 3775 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New laws target toxic chemicals in Palo Alto

As Barron Park residents know all too well, residential streets and industrial operations often make for a toxic mix when...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Reprehensible, on Oct 26, 2016 at 1:44 pm | 9 comments | 5224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators' pay tops $200K

The six senior district administrators in the Palo Alto Unified School District are each now earning more than $200,000 a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Reprehensible, on Oct 26, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 80 comments | 9817 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain collides with a car stopped on the tracks at East Meadow

Apparently no one was in the car, no injuries reported thus far. We need a Grade Separated rail corridor, period. The...

Original post made by Alan on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by Leslie, on Oct 25, 2016 at 7:38 pm | 41 comments | 865 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford University inaugurates new president

As Marc Tessier-Lavigne shed his black doctorate of philosophy robe and put on the Cardinal-red robe of the president, he...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by Srsly???, on Oct 25, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 4946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn HS presents The Crucible

I just observed a rehearsal for Gunn High School Theatre's "The Crucible. If you are looking for high quality, local theatre,...

Original post made by Local Theatre Lover on Oct. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 167 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>'No' to negative tactics Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/21/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 25, 2016 at 2:25 am | 3 comments | 374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford resident dies in crash on Skyline Boulevard

A 25-year-old Stanford resident died when his SUV crashed into a tree on Skyline Boulevard south of Portola Valley in San...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Phillip Restivo , on Oct 24, 2016 at 8:08 pm | 3 comments | 4584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre closes for remodel

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre has closed for significant interior renovations, with new seating, updated restrooms and an...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Judy Adams, on Oct 24, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 26 comments | 8023 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ARB strikes down proposed University Avenue building

After three years of revisions, hearings and neighborhood disputes, Elizabeth and Jaime Wong's proposal to construct a four-story...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Election, on Oct 24, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 21 comments | 6113 Views

SPORTS

Time to make a change at QB after 10-5 loss to Colorado

A 10-5 game in baseball is something of a slugfest. A 10-5 game in football is something Stanford found itself on the short...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by Julie Armitano, on Oct 24, 2016 at 1:16 pm | 6 comments | 2069 Views

SPORTS

SH Prep's Burke named a CCS fall sports honor coach

Sacred Heart Prep girls water polo coach Jon Burke earned a CCS Fall Sports Honor Coach Award, it was announced Monday. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathryn Rakow, on Oct 24, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 982 Views
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