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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Later School Start Times are Not Enough

Read this article about finally setting some boundaries on how much schools can take over kids’ time to get a good education,...

Original post made by Local Parent on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by musical, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 119 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto City Council nixes stun gun use

Emphasizing the good job East Palo Alto police have done to help gain the trust of residents, City Council members voted...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by University Square, 6 hours ago | 5 comments | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community to Kavanaugh accuser: 'We are here, and we have your back'

Local residents, friends and strangers have rallied around Christine Blasey Ford, who has publicly accused Supreme Court...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 6 hours ago | 58 comments | 8584 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fight against gun violence hits Stanford campus

The fight against gun violence reached the Stanford University campus on Monday afternoon, when about 300 people rallied...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by Had 'Em All, 9 hours ago | 41 comments | 2707 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Laurene Powell Jobs buys 30 acres in East Palo Alto

One of the largest parcels of vacant land in East Palo Alto is now under the ownership of a limited liability company associated...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by A Design Major, 9 hours ago | 16 comments | 9957 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gets set to build new California Avenue garage

After years of planning for a new public-safety building and parking garage in the California Avenue area, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2018
Last comment by A Design Major, 9 hours ago | 26 comments | 5011 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Half a million empty tech jobs ... and growing.

The great economic news: employment rates are at an all-time high. The terrific news for Americans seeking a career in tech:...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by SuperFly, 10 hours ago | 56 comments | 4802 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tanaka blasts colleagues for 'busting budget'

Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Tanaka publicly accused his council colleagues and city staff on Tuesday night of poor stewardship...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by A Good Point Anon, 10 hours ago | 50 comments | 3527 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto resists Grand Jury recommendations on housing

Palo Alto's elected officials took a skeptical stance last week toward a new Santa Clara County Grand Jury Report that criticized...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by The Dude, 11 hours ago | 8 comments | 2889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate misrepresents his STEM program

Christopher Boyd, who is running for a seat on the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education in November's election,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Samuel L., 12 hours ago | 14 comments | 1812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crowds converge at Baylands for Moonlight Run & Walk

Excitement filled the air on Friday evening at the Palo Alto Baylands where the Moonlight Run & Walk returned for a 34th...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2018
Last comment by Coordinator gets a gold star, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 1415 Views

AROUND TOWN

County struggles to meet 'overwhelming' needs

Back in 2006, Chris Tanti sought to reinvent the way Australia delivered youth mental health services. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2018
Last comment by @ guns fer yer health, 15 hours ago | 4 comments | 10563 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Berman to focus on computer science education at forum

Assemblyman Marc Berman will address the perceived gap between the increasing availability of jobs in technology and skills...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2018
Last comment by Important Distiction, 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 588 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park: Man pleads not guilty to attempted rape charges

A 19-year-old East Palo Alto man has pleaded not guilty to charges by the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office that...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Incredible, 18 hours ago | 3 comments | 1017 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: No, no, no on Measure F

It is difficult to imagine a more poorly conceived idea to present to voters than the Measure F health care initiative pushed...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Me 2, 19 hours ago | 12 comments | 5428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man convicted of beating toddler to death

A San Mateo County jury on Friday convicted an East Palo Alto man for the death of a 2-year-old girl, San Mateo County Chief...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by A Harsher Penalty Is Warranted, 19 hours ago | 4 comments | 6695 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>A TALE OF TWO CITIES ...</B> <B>Heidelberg, Germany</B> is celebrating its yearlong sister-city relationship with Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Jens, on Sep 22, 2018 at 1:26 am | 1 comment | 191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike Exchange finds new home

The Silicon Valley Bike Exchange, which repairs bikes and donates them, is set to relocate to a Palo Alto industrial office...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Heather Frok, on Sep 21, 2018 at 6:50 pm | 4 comments | 1407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Weekly to host first school board debate

The Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online will host the first Board of Education debate of the election season on Thursday,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by Green Acres parent, on Sep 21, 2018 at 2:47 pm | 22 comments | 3807 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measure E hotel-tax increase

We reluctantly recommend voters support the city of Palo Alto's proposal to raise about $2.5 million a year in new city revenue...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Make It Go Away..., on Sep 21, 2018 at 2:21 pm | 6 comments | 861 Views
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He said – she said – who is lying? Justice Brett Kavanaugh or PA resident Christine Ford
By Diana Diamond | 69 comments | 6,020 views

Let's Talk Internships
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Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 732 views

Zucchini Takeover
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 668 views

Populism: A response to the failure of the elites: Palo Alto edition
By Douglas Moran | 0 comments | 136 views