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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Child, adult become county's first flu deaths of the season

Two Santa Clara County residents, including a child, have died recently from the flu, county officials said Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board tables proposal to change two-meeting rule

It appeared that there was majority support on the school board to change its two-meeting approval requirement to the exception...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by Classaction, on Sep 24, 2019 at 10:35 pm | 12 comments | 4870 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters to the editor

<B>Opposed to Castilleja expansion Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/09/06/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by Dan Siehl, on Sep 24, 2019 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 1554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to sell, treat — and possibly ask people to drink — wastewater

In an effort that could loosen the spigot on recycling water in the region, Palo Alto and Santa Clara Valley Water are exploring...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 24, 2019 at 9:01 pm | 36 comments | 8593 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two council members call for greater focus on 'affordable' housing

Palo Alto's efforts to encourage more housing should primarily focus on maintaining diversity and addressing the needs of...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 24, 2019 at 12:33 pm | 30 comments | 6061 Views

MOVIES

Guild Theatre to close Thursday

Landmark's Guild Theatre, a single-screen movie theater that's been in Menlo Park since 1924, is set to officially close...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 5591 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Rape is not a punishment for getting drunk.' Chanel Miller speaks out during her first interview about being sexually assaulted by Brock Turner

Chanel Miller was at the center of one of the most high-profile sexual assault cases in recent years. Until now, the world...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by Anneke, on Sep 24, 2019 at 10:43 am | 10 comments | 13904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man shot in the head by his son in case of mistaken identity

A 42-year-old Sunnyvale man was allegedly shot by his son in a possible case of mistaken identity in East Palo Alto, according...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Nick, on Sep 23, 2019 at 10:04 pm | 14 comments | 8556 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High temperatures, bad air quality expected on Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of a forecast for an unhealthy...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 23, 2019 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 3178 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Bright Star' is bluegrass meets Broadway

Palo Alto Players' musical "Bright Star" has some winning elements but lazy writing keeps it from fully shining. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by Jessica, on Sep 22, 2019 at 8:38 pm | 6 comments | 3982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local students walk out as part of worldwide Climate Strike

At their morning break on Friday, students of Castilleja School and Palo Alto High School joined thousands of other youth...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2019
Last comment by DoD Goddess, on Sep 22, 2019 at 8:04 pm | 5 comments | 5001 Views

BOOKS

Fall reading: Five books by local authors to give you a new perspective of Palo Alto

With cooler weather and shorter days ahead, the start of fall is a good time to update your reading list. This month we're...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2019
Last comment by Light My Fire, on Sep 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 3737 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: When local government leaders refuse to answer questions, they become their own worst enemies

Palo Alto City Manager Ed Shikada won't talk with us. At his direction, neither will police Chief Bob Jonsen, fire Chief...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2019
Last comment by Bureaucratic BS, on Sep 22, 2019 at 1:17 pm | 19 comments | 9359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Top-ranked but 'viscerally' disappointing: New book details one family's challenges in Palo Alto schools

Teru Clavel, a mother with a masters degree in comparative international education, has sharp criticism for the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Back to basic, on Sep 21, 2019 at 1:50 pm | 87 comments | 29332 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto takes care of business in win over Carlmont

After the dust had cleared from a hard-fought 34-24 win over Carlmont, Palo Alto coach Nelson Gifford was paraphrasing the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3486 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Groups to kick off three-part series on healthy dialogue with talk on political polarization

Three community organizations in Palo Alto have come together to create a series of events that aim to promote healthy, responsible...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 20, 2019 at 6:31 pm | 29 comments | 3695 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'He was in a position of trust': Nursing assistant who raped patient sentenced to 12 years in prison

A former Webster House nursing assistant who pleaded no contest to rape and oral copulation of an incapacitated, 72-year-old...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2019
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 20, 2019 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 5447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: The big 'cell'

Cell towers (the installation of small cell equipment on existing utility poles in Palo Alto) have been a hot topic for a...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B> CUBBERLEY DIPLOMACY ...</B> While grand improvements at the aged but treasured <B>Cubberley Community Center</B> are,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3971 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Equity ripples: East Palo Alto continues to struggle amidst neighboring tech boom

Skyrocketing housing prices, a historical lack of economic, educational and health care opportunities have created seemingly...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2019
Last comment by A Moral Compass, on Sep 20, 2019 at 7:30 am | 10 comments | 16958 Views
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