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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Webcast: Debate over rail redesign

David Shen, member of the newly formed North Old Palo Alto neighborhood group, discusses concerns about the city's rail redesign...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by ODB, 5 hours ago | 21 comments | 1350 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts not to sue FAA

Palo Alto officials decided after a closed session Monday not to launch a lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by Lawsuti by lawsuit, 5 hours ago | 43 comments | 3340 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New principal named for Juana Briones Elementary School

The current principal of Hoover Elementary School will move to lead Juana Briones Elementary School next year, the district...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by Hoover parent, 6 hours ago | 17 comments | 3437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Workforce housing' project scores a victory

A developer looking to build a 57-unit apartment building at El Camino Real and Page Mill Road eked out a victory Thursday,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2018
Last comment by BP, 6 hours ago | 18 comments | 1932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on SELF program at Gunn

Hi. I'd like to hear feedback on the SELF program at Gunn. My daughter has many interests, but the schedule at Gunn has gotten...

Original post made by High school in 2019 on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by C, 8 hours ago | 6 comments | 254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto eyes tax on sodas

A crusade by a Palo Alto dentist to adopt a soda tax is quickly picking up momentum, with four members of the City Council...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, 9 hours ago | 81 comments | 4707 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report: Bay Area air quality among worst in nation

Original front page short The Bay Area has some of the worst air quality in the nation but numbers have gradually improved...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, 9 hours ago | 13 comments | 1365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worried by rail redesign, residents seek to save their homes

A new alliance between Old Palo Alto and Southgate neighborhood residents has formed to influence the city's decision on...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 13 hours ago | 90 comments | 7240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's planning director resigns

Palo Alto Planning Director Hillary Gitelman will step down from her position next month, leaving the city with vacancy in...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by Art Liberman, 14 hours ago | 12 comments | 2608 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foundation exec resigns after reports of misconduct

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation's second-in-command has resigned amid allegations she sexually harassed and abused...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by MyOpinion, 19 hours ago | 12 comments | 4152 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kniss makes a case for housing in 'State of the City'

Palo Alto’s housing crisis is threatening the city’s diversity and making it nearly impossible for the next generation...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by resident, 20 hours ago | 44 comments | 2813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Details emerge about investigation of East Palo Alto preschool director

The director of Ravenswood City School District's preschool was formally disciplined for releasing the wrong child to an...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by What's Next, 20 hours ago | 10 comments | 5084 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto initiative seeks to curb office growth

In a bid to rein in commercial growth in Palo Alto, a group of residents is preparing to place a measure on the November...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by Ceci Kettendorf, 22 hours ago | 44 comments | 2995 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Moon

For three nights, drummer Keith Moon will live again on stage in Redwood City, when the Dragon Theatre hosts actor/drummer...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 21, 2018 at 11:23 pm | 2 comments | 670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to rev up outreach for bike projects

Palo Alto officials are preparing to increase their community-outreach efforts and take a more phased approach to constructing...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2018
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 21, 2018 at 4:14 pm | 43 comments | 4546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes stand against housing bill

A state bill that would increase zoning densities, relax parking requirements and curb cities' abilities to limit building...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2018
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 21, 2018 at 4:06 pm | 111 comments | 7117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood school board could discuss principal's transfer

As East Palo Alto parents continue to rally against the sudden removal of a popular principal last month, school board members...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by Concerned Parent/Resident not choosing Ravenswood, on Apr 21, 2018 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 1787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police: Threat against Palo Alto High was a hoax

A threat against Palo Alto High School has led to a lockdown at Paly and the Palo Alto school district this afternoon, according...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2018
Last comment by disheartened, on Apr 21, 2018 at 1:20 pm | 47 comments | 28703 Views

RESTAURANTS

Layers of flavors

While most dishes at Taste, a new Sichuan restaurant in downtown Palo Alto, originated in Sichuan, the menu does stray to...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by mkk, on Apr 21, 2018 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 965 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Taking aim at gun violence

officials in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties are taking it upon themselves to study the root causes of gun violence and...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Vasche LaMou, on Apr 20, 2018 at 10:46 pm | 25 comments | 3053 Views
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Greek restaurant Taverna opening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 9,021 views

Food Party! 420
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,126 views

Expanding the taxation of online sales
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 1,000 views

Reader Guest Post: Life's Map
By Aldis Petriceks | 2 comments | 940 views

Couples: . . . “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ . . . “Nay, sorrow is the greater.”
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 830 views

 

2018 guide to summer camps

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