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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board pushes back against legal bills

Palo Alto school board members rejected Tuesday night a budget increase for one of its law firms -- the fourth increase this...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by IdleMind, 2 minutes ago | 18 comments | 1527 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

President Hotel tenants ask City Council to save building

Dozens of residents facing eviction from the President Hotel Apartments in downtown Palo Alto urged the City Council on Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by peninsula resident, 6 minutes ago | 17 comments | 2436 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Our incivility contagion

This fall's municipal election campaign season will be an important test for Palo Alto City Council candidates but perhaps...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by Resident, 11 minutes ago | 9 comments | 362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Egg-hausted effort

After months of fighting plans to remove 7-foot-tall egg-shaped sculpture Digital DNA from Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by rsmithjr, 18 minutes ago | 9 comments | 1725 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study highlights impacts of adding Stanford housing

As Stanford University moves ahead with a proposal to build more than 2 million square feet of academic space by 2030, it...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by resident, 21 minutes ago | 1 comment | 378 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: We need a master plan to address the needs of our aging population

In Palo Alto, we have a perfect storm on the horizon as the population ages and the cost of living continues to increase....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
There are no comments yet. 38 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bad Blood in Silicon Valley

Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou's new book tells step-by-step the chilling tale of how the Theranos...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by Blood on Their(anous) Hands, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reclaiming her voice

"I Have the Right To" is a powerful narrative of the isolation, shame and self-doubt survivors of sexual violence experience...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by Thomas Quinn, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 441 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park family helps raise more than $16 million to reunite immigrant families

Charlotte and Dave Willner of Menlo Park have set up a fundraising campaign to help parents reclaim detained children at...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by iSez, 6 hours ago | 10 comments | 987 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eric Filseth to seek second council term

Vice Mayor Eric Filseth, a staunch proponent of pension reform and restrictions on commercial growth, announced Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by DownyMakesClothesSoftest, 7 hours ago | 21 comments | 1595 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District seeks to limit 'unduly burdensome' public records requests

Facing a 453 percent increase in the number of Public Records Act requests filed this year, the Palo Alto school district...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by Stop Whining, 8 hours ago | 48 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Option for rail realignment at Churchill dropped

Responding to an surge of concern in Old Palo Alto and Southgate about potential property seizures, the City Council officially...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by Lionel, 10 hours ago | 31 comments | 3076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-Theranos executives indicted by federal grand jury

The former CEO and COO embattled blood-testing company Theranos have been indicted by a federal grand jury for an alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2018
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, 11 hours ago | 58 comments | 3862 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials blast poster expressing anti-gay sentiments

A series of posters that lewdly criticize Palo Alto libraries for displaying literature about LGBTQQ issues as part of its...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by H, 12 hours ago | 20 comments | 2439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: A record $441,000 awarded to local nonprofits

The Palo Alto Community Fund awarded a record $441,000 in grants to 45 local nonprofit organizations in the greater Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 1192 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford football star Doug Baldwin publishes a letter to President Trump in the New York Times

Doug Baldwin was a star receiver at Stanford from 2007-2010; leading the team in touchdowns in 2010. He currently plays for...

Original post made by student on Jun. 21, 2018
There are no comments yet. 122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: 'End of watch' memorial for slain police officer this Friday

A Paly and police officer who was gunned down while chasing an armed drug suspect in East Palo Alto 30 years ago will be...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by copaganda , 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves anti-bias resolution

At the urging of parents, community members and several civil-rights groups, the Palo Alto school board unanimously approved...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by but wait!, 17 hours ago | 15 comments | 1811 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Injury collision blocks segment of El Camino Real

An injury collision involving a bicycle and a car has blocked a section of northbound El Camino Real in Palo Alto since late...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by Good news, 18 hours ago | 35 comments | 5515 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hotel tax increase measure scaled back

The Palo Alto City Council unexpectedly scaled down on Monday night its plans to raise the city's hotel-tax rate after several...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by Another resident, 19 hours ago | 19 comments | 2079 Views
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Japanese noodle shop to open at Stanford Shopping Center
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 4,159 views

U-Pick at Webb Ranch
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,695 views

Modern Hospice Care and The Death of Ivan Ilyich
By Aldis Petriceks | 4 comments | 1,026 views

A community in the sand
By Cheryl Bac | 3 comments | 781 views

Get cars off our streets??
By Diana Diamond | 16 comments | 601 views