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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fix PAUSD, part II: Hold PAEA accountable

Fix PAUSD: Do not renew McGee's contract was mostly achieved since I wrote about it three months ago: https://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2017/06/12/fix-pausd-do-not-renew-mcgees-...

Original post made by Fix PAUSD on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Oct 13, 2017 at 5:46 pm | 12 comments | 835 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly changes policy on naming people who are arrested

Concerned about the lasting impact that online search engines have on the lives of individuals arrested for crimes, the Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by a little positivity please, on Oct 13, 2017 at 3:08 pm | 11 comments | 2051 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pricey goods purloined by shoplifters in past week

Palo Alto police are looking for shoplifters who hit multiple high-end stories within the past week, a spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by rick, on Oct 13, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 7 comments | 2879 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A great room outside

A lot of thought went into creating the new home in West Menlo Park that Hilke and Martin Risau purchased in 2013. But the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 189 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simply modern design for 1929 colonial

When Mili Sarrazin spotted a 1929 traditional colonial in Old Palo Alto, she knew right away how she wanted to transform...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1423 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Home front: gardener reference; maintaining native gardens

A roundup of local home and garden news and events, including workshops on native gardens and preparing plants for the spring...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 453 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Treasured Lands: a Photographic Odyssey through America's National Parks'

Photographer QT Luong will talk about his work photographing national parks in an event sponsored by the Palo Alto Camera...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local sports practices canceled as dense smoke lingers

With thick smoke from the North Bay fires blanketing the Midpeninsula Wednesday, Palo Alto city and school groups are canceling...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Oct 12, 2017 at 10:42 pm | 2 comments | 2920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County, employee union announce suit against Trump cancellation of DACA

Santa Clara County and SEIU Local 521 announced that they have filed suit in federal court today against the Trump administration...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Oct 12, 2017 at 10:07 pm | 14 comments | 1797 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When will they outlaw using fireplaces?

The minute the weather dips, our neighbor burns wood in their fireplace. As most in Palo Alto, we have to park our cars outside...

Original post made by Irritated on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 12, 2017 at 8:36 pm | 22 comments | 585 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County supervisors approve bail system reforms

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed recommendations from a final Bail and Release Work Group consensus...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by @jerry99, on Oct 12, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 6 comments | 1123 Views

AROUND TOWN

FAA considering making Surf Air flight path over Bay official

As the FAA ponders making Surf Air's attempt to respond to local noise complaints by flying over the Bay an official fair...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Oct 12, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 24 comments | 2157 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gov. Brown signs off on Caltrain's sales-tax measure

The approval of Senate Bill 797 will allow Caltrain to move ahead with a sales-tax increase measure. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Cash and Carry, on Oct 12, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 19 comments | 2142 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Any News or Information on What Is Up With our AIR ?

What is the coverage of all this smoke in Palo Alto? How dangerous is the smoke that is covering Palo Alto?...

Original post made by Gotta Breathe on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Read the Paper, on Oct 12, 2017 at 2:58 pm | 9 comments | 346 Views

SPORTS

Gators beat Menlo in water polo match on Senior Night

Alexander Nemeth recorded 11 saves on Senior Night Tuesday night as host Sacred Heart Prep beat Menlo School, 14-8, in a...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Balance, on Oct 12, 2017 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 1027 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contractor errs, sells too many parking permits

The city of Palo Alto sold too many employee parking permits in five of its 10 parking zones that have approved quotas following...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 11, 2017 at 8:05 pm | 23 comments | 3507 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health advisory in effect due to smoke from North Bay fires

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is extending a Spare the Air alert and health advisory through the weekend because...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Oct 11, 2017 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 10072 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Parole denied to son who killed father

A man who fatally shot his father in his family's basement in East Palo Alto will remain in prison after being denied parole...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by slow news day, on Oct 11, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1980 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nonprofit poised to run Palo Alto animal shelter next year

A Redwood City-based nonprofit could take over management of the Palo Alto Animal Shelter as soon as next January, city staff...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Dany, on Oct 11, 2017 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 3788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: The future of libraries

The role that libraries will play in an age where technology has given users diverse learning tools will be examined at a...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Amber, on Oct 11, 2017 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 1871 Views
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