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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes to Palo Alto Online

Over the past few days a few unannounced changes have occurred here. The narrowing of the body of the text with advertising...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Clarity, on Sep 15, 2014 at 4:05 pm | 21 comments | 593 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man who fought Palo Alto cops charged with San Jose murder

A 34-year-old man who was arrested in February after a violent altercation with Palo Alto officers has been charged with...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by kimberlee, on Sep 15, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 8 comments | 2415 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown residents, workers near consensus on parking

It took decades of dreaming, years of complaining and months of painstaking negotiations, but a residential parking-permit...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by long time resident, on Sep 15, 2014 at 1:56 pm | 36 comments | 3026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two shootings, one man killed in East Palo Alto

A man was killed in one of two shootings in East Palo Alto Saturday, Sept. 13, a police spokesman said. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Abe Mitchell, on Sep 15, 2014 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 674 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

An "iconnic" bridge

In response to an editorial of the same name, and to provide the perspective of a South Palo Altan who has already waited...

Original post made by Grace Pariante on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow Knows......., on Sep 15, 2014 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments | 169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates question one other

One portion of Thursday's debate featured questions from the candidates to each other. The questions and brief summaries...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Parent too, on Sep 15, 2014 at 11:52 am | 11 comments | 1713 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feds indict pair for mortgage fraud

A local mortgage broker has been indicted and faces 760 years in federal prison for defrauding banks in a loan scheme that...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by WhetherMan, on Sep 15, 2014 at 11:45 am | 8 comments | 2394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto high schools score high in Newsweek rankings

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools rated better than 99.7 percent of U.S. public high schools in Newsweek Magazine's "America's...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by My Take, on Sep 15, 2014 at 11:23 am | 32 comments | 4796 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An 'iconic' bridge?

We are delighted to see the city moving forward with plans for a new pedestrian and bike bridge across 101, but we would...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 14, 2014 at 10:39 pm | 32 comments | 2133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn teams compete in national engineering contest

Two teams from Gunn High School brainstormed on green technologies and efficient transportation to place in the top 10 in...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Sep 14, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 5 comments | 1769 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"A" for the Palo Alto Police Department; "F" for our abysmal mental health system

My 37 year old son has suffered from severe mental illness for almost 15 years now. Like many others who have similar diagnoses,...

Original post made by John Jacobs on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 10 comments | 486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's own gelataio

There's something different about Gelataio, Palo Alto's newest gelato shop and the first retailer to open at brand-new development...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by stephen levy, on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 2152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates answer additional questions

School board candidates answered a number of questions posed by moderator Joe Simitian or submitted by the audience. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 14, 2014 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates' answers to the Weekly's questions

The first portion of Thursday's debate featured answers to seven questions prepared by the Weekly and posed to the candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes, new features for Town Square

As some of you have noticed, we are in the process of making a few changes in how Town Square operates. These stem from our...

Original post made by Bill Johnson on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Quibble, on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:30 am | 19 comments | 964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates for Palo Alto school board debate the issues

In their first debate of the fall campaign season, the five candidates vying for two seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Parent too, on Sep 13, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 90 comments | 4374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wrong-way driver involved in fatal, early-morning crash

One man was killed after a wrong-way driver headed north on southbound Interstate Highway 280 early this morning near Los...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Marcy, on Sep 13, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 12 comments | 4402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vi seniors take case to federal court

More than 40 seniors mobilized in the U.S. District Court in San Jose this week to show their displeasure with how the parent...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Member, on Sep 13, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 5 comments | 2390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A breath of fresh air

School district Superintendent Max McGee has been on the job for just over a month, but he has already demonstrated an ability...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by a parent, on Sep 13, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 10 comments | 1497 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Key ingredient for opening a restaurant in Palo Alto? Patience.

The City of Palo Alto has streamlined its processes to help new businesses open more quickly, but some restaurateurs say...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, on Sep 13, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 4 comments | 2534 Views
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