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SCHOOLS & KIDS

In wide-ranging candidates' forum, 4 vying for school board seats tackle tough issues

Weighing in on topics ranging from homework policies to student achievement, the four candidates for the Palo Alto Unified...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Sep 28, 2022 at 8:33 pm | 8 comments | 3210 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dramatic spike in abandoned huskies leaves many up for adoption at animal shelter

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is experiencing a large spike in the number of husky and husky-mix dogs at their shelter,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Erika Prescott, on Sep 28, 2022 at 4:11 pm | 8 comments | 9359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on innovation

In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education share what innovations...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Sep 28, 2022 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 2310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where the Palo Alto City Council candidates stand on rail crossings

This year's seven City Council candidates explain which designs they support for Palo Alto's rail crossings and how to get...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Sep 28, 2022 at 11:39 am | 19 comments | 5222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on COVID learning loss

In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Board of Education share what impacts they believe...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2022
Last comment by Greene and Paly Parent, on Sep 27, 2022 at 8:22 pm | 13 comments | 3258 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The sheriff's race: What they'd do if elected

How the scandal-plagued Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office will operate in a post-Laurie Smith era will be determined by...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2022
Last comment by Neal, on Sep 27, 2022 at 8:16 pm | 2 comments | 3767 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Junior Museum and Zoo removes birds from view amid avian flu outbreak

Concerned about a bird flu outbreak, the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo has removed its birds from public viewing and canceled...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2022
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Sep 27, 2022 at 2:05 pm | 5 comments | 3122 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why it's so hard for kids in crisis to access the mental health care they need in Santa Clara County

Peninsula teen Brian has battled depression and suicidal behavior since he was 10 years old. When he was in crisis, his family...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 27, 2022 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 5084 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where the Palo Alto City Council candidates stand on crime, policing

This year's seven council candidates explain their greatest concerns when it comes to crime and to how the city's police...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 27, 2022 at 7:31 am | 23 comments | 4552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where the Palo Alto City Council candidates stand on housing

The candidates propose how Palo Alto should plan for meeting a state mandate of 6,000 more housing units while keeping single-family...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by PaloAltoVoter, on Sep 26, 2022 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 2307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly athletics faces sanctions after student misconduct at football game

Palo Alto High School is facing various sanctions from its athletic league after a crowd of its students rushed the Gunn...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2022
Last comment by Just Another Parent, on Sep 25, 2022 at 9:33 pm | 15 comments | 6092 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Here's how this year's Palo Alto City Council candidates want to serve you if elected

In their own words, the seven candidates seeking three open seats on the Palo Alto City Council share their qualifications,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 25, 2022 at 5:50 pm | 30 comments | 6258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Candidates hope to revive plans to rebuild, enhance Cubberley

For decades, Palo Alto officials have failed to advance plans to renovate Cubberley Community Center, a community gem that...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2022
Last comment by Greene and Paly Parent, on Sep 25, 2022 at 10:04 am | 15 comments | 2744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Here's how this year's Palo Alto school board candidates want to serve you if elected

In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education share their topmost concerns...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2022
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 25, 2022 at 9:59 am | 26 comments | 5894 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit scrutinizes complaint against Palo Alto officer over 'race card' comment

Palo Alto's independent police auditor took issue with the department's response to an officer who reportedly joked about...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2022
Last comment by Mike Taylor, on Sep 25, 2022 at 9:45 am | 12 comments | 2712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Lady Gaga's foundation makes big impact on small nonprofit that serves LGBTQIA+ youth

Lady Gaga's foundation awards $50,000 to Adolescent Counseling Services; locals come together to give vehicle dwellers relief...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
Last comment by Cassy - ACS, on Sep 23, 2022 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 2642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lawsuit, possible license suspension loom for Tesla over alleged autonomous-vehicle deceptions

Tesla has found itself on a collision course with state and federal agencies -- plus a customer who initiated a class-action...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2022
Last comment by Mark Lawrence, on Sep 23, 2022 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 8033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Corruption trial of Sheriff Laurie Smith begins

The trial of Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, who faces several charges of misconduct and perjury, began on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 23, 2022 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 3175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar strikes occupied home in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating an overnight burglary that occurred on Wednesday morning at a home while the resident...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 23, 2022 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 5086 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford purchases 759 apartments off Sand Hill Road

Seizing an unexpected opportunity to increase its housing options, Stanford has purchased Oak Creek Apartments, a 759-unit...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Sep 23, 2022 at 10:08 am | 8 comments | 3799 Views
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