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PALO ALTO ISSUES

One hospitalized after hazmat incident in Palo Alto

One person was taken to a hospital and 13 others were evaluated for possible exposure after a hazmat incident in Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by chemist, on Jun 2, 2016 at 1:56 pm | 5 comments | 3386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assembly hopefuls to square off in candidates' forum

Eight candidates looking to replace outgoing state Assemblyman Rich Gordon will discuss their political positions on Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Jun 2, 2016 at 1:18 pm | 6 comments | 1660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn graduate's message: 'We are fighters'

A simple greeting framed the hardest question that students at Henry M. Gunn High School were asked all year: "How are you,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Jun 2, 2016 at 4:40 am | 1 comment | 3225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn again see low state test participation

For the second year in a row, both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools failed to meet the government's required participation...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Bravo, on Jun 1, 2016 at 9:53 pm | 34 comments | 6140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto woman killed in hit-and-run in San Jose

A woman killed in a hit-and-run collision early Wednesday morning in San Jose has been identified as 22-year-old Alexandra...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 1, 2016 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 4362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic advisory: Expect heavy traffic for Bernie Sanders rally in Palo Alto Wednesday

Palo Alto police are expecting traffic jams from presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' rally in Palo Alto on Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Lucie, on Jun 1, 2016 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 5324 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board approves 12 percent pay increases for teachers

The Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday night in a 4-to-1 vote a 12 percent base salary increase for teachers over three...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Attacks, on Jun 1, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 58 comments | 4664 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail launches study for Peninsula segment

With plans accelerating for the Bay Area segment of California's high-speed rail line, Palo Alto officials this week called...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 1, 2016 at 4:01 pm | 42 comments | 4074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hot weather expected in Bay Area over next three days

Triple-digit temperatures are expected in inland Bay Area locations later this week, National Weather Service officials said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County eyes safer crossings near schools

Seeking to protect students who use expressway intersections, including one in Palo Alto and two in Los Altos, the Santa...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Jeff, on Jun 1, 2016 at 11:33 am | 11 comments | 2127 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner: The Whole Story

In today's Mercury News, the subject of Brock Turner's sentencing is discussed. It is worth noting what is mentioned in this...

Original post made by Truth, Please on Jun. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jacoubowsky named principal of Juana Briones

Tom Jacoubowsky, former longtime assistant principal at Gunn High School and interim principal of Jordan Middle School this...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Jun 1, 2016 at 9:10 am | 13 comments | 2607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juana Briones principal to head JLS Middle School in Palo Alto

Lisa Hickey, currently the principal of Juana Briones Elementary School, will be leaving to head J.L. Stanford (JLS) Middle...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by Remain anonymous, on Jun 1, 2016 at 6:39 am | 8 comments | 3329 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Build the Monument to Nancy Reagan

As we learned upon Nancy Reagan's recent death, she was the strong animus in the Reagan White House. Ronnie was a lost and...

Original post made by Curmudgeon on May. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 98 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Time for true monument to Reagan in DC?

Ronald Reagan was far ahead of his time, yet he was also in the center of it. He foresaw missle defense, when most thought...

Original post made by Jerry on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Scott Snapp, on May 31, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 60 comments | 2931 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Maybell housing proposal scores victory

Three years after a proposed housing development on Maybell Avenue stoked a revolt in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by I Speak fot the Trees, on May 31, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 56 comments | 4451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wilbur Junior High

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by Brian Parsons, on May 31, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 43 comments | 254978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle-school principal to head secondary education

Sharon Ofek, principal at JLS Middle School since 2009, will be moving to the school district office to serve as chief academic...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Another parebt, on May 31, 2016 at 2:05 pm | 13 comments | 3366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks raise fees for storm-drain projects

It's not easy to get residents excited about storm drains during a prolonged drought, but that's what Palo Alto hopes to...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Gennady Sheyner, on May 31, 2016 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents call for 'road diet' to curb accidents on Middlefield

For John Guislin and his neighbors on Middlefield Road, screeching tires and clanging metal have become increasingly familiar...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on May 31, 2016 at 11:07 am | 68 comments | 5803 Views
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