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AROUND TOWN

Bad mosquitoes recently

It seems we have another bout of bad mosquitoes! If you are noticing an increase please report to Santa Clara County vector...

Original post made by Bad mosquitoes recently on Aug. 11, 2019
Last comment by Bad Bout of Mosquitoes, on Aug 15, 2019 at 6:03 pm | 12 comments | 307 Views

AROUND TOWN

City considers letting Fido run free β€” sometimes

In the latest Around Town column, read about a proposal to loosen the city's leash law. https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/07/27/around-town-leash-loosening-pilot-for-dogs-in...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2019
Last comment by DogLoverNotOwner, on Aug 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm | 71 comments | 5285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Major crimes dip, but citations rise: Annual report reflects changes in Police Department

Following a two-week period of intense public scrutiny, Palo Alto Police Department released on Tuesday its 2018 Annual Report,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 15, 2019 at 4:21 pm | 14 comments | 2745 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County, SF sue Trump administration over 'public charge' restrictions on immigrants

Santa Clara County and the city of San Francisco sued the administration of President Donald Trump in federal court Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by How This Works, on Aug 15, 2019 at 1:28 pm | 22 comments | 1382 Views

AROUND TOWN

How is the U.S.-China trade war affecting Palo Alto home prices?

In the last year, numbers of foreign buyers are down overall, with the most precipitous drop among Chinese buyers. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Aug 15, 2019 at 10:51 am | 25 comments | 3631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With sexual misconduct reports going down, Palo Alto school district restructures Title IX office

The Palo Alto school district is reducing the position of Title IX coordinator to part time -- a reflection, leadership said,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Pa resident, on Aug 15, 2019 at 10:49 am | 25 comments | 2774 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest nursing assistant accused of sexually assaulting patient

A woman recovering from surgery at Webster House Medical Center reported she was sexually assaulted by a nursing assistant...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Lawyer Time, on Aug 15, 2019 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 2818 Views

SPORTS

Remembering local sportswriter-columnist Rick Chandler

There weren't many things sportwriter-columnist Rick Chandler liked more than coaching youth baseball and basketball. He...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Paly dad, on Aug 15, 2019 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 1498 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto football has a chance to make history this season

Palo Alto has a chance to become the winningest football program in Northern California history this season. The Vikings...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Ben Dan, on Aug 15, 2019 at 6:28 am | 2 comments | 1307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's back to school for Palo Alto's middle, high schools

Tuesday marked the first day of a new school year for thousands of middle and high school students in the Palo Alto Unified...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Downfall, on Aug 14, 2019 at 11:51 pm | 12 comments | 4393 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Woman fights off two robbers in Midtown

Palo Alto police are looking for two men who they said attacked a woman during an attempted on Monday afternoon in the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by CarlitoWaysman, on Aug 14, 2019 at 6:24 pm | 19 comments | 6228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic Alpine Inn reopening in Portola Valley on Friday

Two private parties at the historic Alpine Inn, a Portola Valley institution that was recently sold and closed for renovation,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 14, 2019 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 8929 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family fears for safety of missing disabled woman

A 20-year-old East Palo Alto woman with learning disabilities and a medical condition disappeared six weeks ago, leaving...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 14, 2019 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 3229 Views

AROUND TOWN

County supervisors calls for federal assault weapons ban

Two Santa Clara County supervisors are calling for a nationwide ban on assault weapons, calling it a common-sense action...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2019
Last comment by From Another Galaxy & Time, on Aug 13, 2019 at 9:00 am | 22 comments | 1901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto nonprofit seeks back-to-school donations for students in need

With the new school year fast approaching, East Palo Alto's Ecumenical Hunger Program is encouraging community members to...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2019
Last comment by Patti, on Aug 12, 2019 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 2471 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

As East Palo Alto searches for more affordable housing, a mobile home park with some of the city's lowest-income residents is headed for closure

Amid the ongoing Bay Area housing crisis, in which the stock of low-income housing is shrinking and elected leaders are scrambling...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Member, on Aug 12, 2019 at 1:03 pm | 11 comments | 13680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Behind UC's 'admission by exception' side door: sports, money, diversity β€” and secrecy

While it's unclear if admissions by exception played a direct role in the college cheating scandal, it has surfaced as a...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2019
Last comment by No Smoke, on Aug 12, 2019 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 2583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: To create lifelong civic leaders: Lower the voting age

Vote16 Palo Alto is a youth-run organization that has proposed lowering the voting age for Palo Alto school board elections...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Influencing young minds, on Aug 12, 2019 at 12:24 pm | 47 comments | 3657 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>HAZY VISION ...</B> Last March, more than 100 residents and city leaders packed into Ventura Community Center to present...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Staying Young Through Kids, on Aug 12, 2019 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood could embark on districtwide naming process

Community concern about losing East Palo Alto's recognition of Cesar Chavez with the phasing out of a middle school named...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by The Name Game, on Aug 11, 2019 at 5:37 pm | 7 comments | 1898 Views
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