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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Neighbors resolve conflict over potential Airbnb rental

A Palo Alto property owner's suggestion to turn his Crescent Park home into an Airbnb rental set off a maelstrom of protest...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Downtown Resident, on Jan 17, 2017 at 10:00 pm | 19 comments | 5279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Catching their dreams

The air was electric in rooms 1704 and 1705 of Palo Alto High School's science building on a recent Thursday evening. Students...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Sih Klausner, on Jan 17, 2017 at 3:55 pm | 10 comments | 6215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: 'Immigrants and Allies' forum on Jan. 19 in Palo Alto

Amid fears of increasing intolerance and anti-immigrant bias, 11 organizations will host a free public forum on Jan. 19 to...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Sally Bemus, on Jan 17, 2017 at 12:35 pm | 5 comments | 3296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Behind the Headlines -- Immigration Forum

"Behind the Headlines" discusses an upcoming public forum aimed informing immigrants of their rights and resources ahead...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by nat, on Jan 17, 2017 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living Wisdom to open school in Palo Alto

At Living Wisdom High School, set to open this fall in Palo Alto, teachers believe students should focus not only on academic...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Navashen Jones, on Jan 17, 2017 at 11:45 am | 7 comments | 5713 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by radar, on Jan 17, 2017 at 5:59 am | 1109 comments | 205780 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline

Where is 'Conan the Grammarian' in the battle with grammar barbarians? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/12/02/off-deadline...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Russ Skinner, on Jan 16, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 8 comments | 1911 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winter Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday

A Winter Spare the Air Alert issued for Tuesday in the Bay Area bans residents and businesses from burning wood, manufactured...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by parent, on Jan 16, 2017 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 1028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal circuit court rejects petition challenging FAA aircraft noise initiative

Efforts aimed at reducing aircraft noise in the skies above Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside were dealt a setback recently...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by jim, on Jan 16, 2017 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 4846 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On chasing criminals, race relations and being the chief

It takes Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns about 15 minutes to walk from King Plaza to the conference room inside the Police...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by caroline V, on Jan 16, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 10 comments | 3755 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab 13-year-old boy driving stolen car

Menlo Park Police are investigating whether a 13-year-old driver and his three passengers, who officers detained on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Stew Pid, on Jan 16, 2017 at 1:58 pm | 5 comments | 5681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City spots flaws in glass shards on California Avenue

Responding to complaints about the sharpness of the polished glass used in California Avenues new sidewalks, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by eileen , on Jan 16, 2017 at 1:26 pm | 55 comments | 8420 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Behind the Headlines -- Office for Civil Rights agreement

"Behind the Headlines" looks at steps proposed by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights for bringing...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
Last comment by Herb, on Jan 16, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2924 Views

RESTAURANTS

Fit for a king

If you are ready to explore the incredible diversity of South Indian cuisine, the 2-year-old Chennai Kings in Mountain View...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jan 16, 2017 at 12:36 pm | 4 comments | 2239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Hills

The Palo Alto Hills neighborhood is an oasis for those looking for a serene setting to live in. With large lots featuring...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Former PA Hills Resident, on Jan 16, 2017 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent seeks revisions on federal agreement

Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee is seeking to limit certain reporting and investigatory requirements outlined...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Truth, on Jan 16, 2017 at 11:02 am | 13 comments | 2260 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board to discuss petition to rename Jordan Middle School

A parent in the district is calling on the school board to consider renaming David Starr Jordan Middle School, whose namesake...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Michael O, on Jan 16, 2017 at 10:38 am | 187 comments | 15244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Creek neared flooding, West Bayshore Road closed after major storm

Fierce wind and rain ushered in by Tuesday night's storm caused troublesome San Francisquito Creek to near flood stage and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Bad Data!, on Jan 15, 2017 at 10:45 pm | 2 comments | 2155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police pilot psychiatric response team

The Palo Alto Police Department will soon become the first in Santa Clara County to pair an officer and a mental health professional...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by GmTur, on Jan 15, 2017 at 10:27 pm | 13 comments | 7116 Views

RESTAURANTS

Calls for exempting tipped workers from minimum wage

When Palo Alto officials voted last fall to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2019, they found plenty of allies...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Marrol, on Jan 15, 2017 at 11:40 am | 26 comments | 6922 Views
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