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AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>A BLOODY GOOD JOB ...</B> Palo Alto resident <B>Stan Shore</B> will mark a milestone on Tuesday, May 23, when he marks...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 7, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 10 comments | 5378 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto charts new path for planned fiber network

Two decades after Palo Alto launched its mission of bringing ultra-high-speed internet to every home, the tortuous path is...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jeff Hoel, on Jun 7, 2017 at 2:02 pm | 19 comments | 8646 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man killed in Caltrain crash at Atherton train crossing identified

The San Mateo County Coroner's office has identified Kirtee Kapoor, 46, of Menlo Park as the man who died after being struck...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 7, 2017 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 12355 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring to leave Stanford campus

After providing tennis lessons, tutoring and support to disadvantaged youth for more than 20 years on the Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2017
Last comment by Danice Brown, on Jun 7, 2017 at 8:11 am | 5 comments | 7655 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for alleged intent to kill doctors

A 58-year-old Central Valley man was arrested last week after driving from his home in Visalia to the Bay Area with the alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by mauricio, on Jun 7, 2017 at 7:53 am | 11 comments | 9604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto expands its control over Baylands

Palo Alto's effort to expand and restore the sprawling marshlands on the city's eastern fringes will hit a milestone next...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Oldster, on Jun 6, 2017 at 10:42 am | 25 comments | 11402 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The tweeting species: A conversation with Jonathan Franzen

When novelist and tech-skeptic Jonathan Franzen pays a visit March 6 to Silicon Valley as part of the Peninsula Open Space...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by A Fraud?, on Jun 6, 2017 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 9083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers: Support needed for graduation proposal

High school teachers Tuesday said a move to stiffen graduation requirements, by itself, will not boost the achievement of...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 6, 2017 at 6:31 am | 132 comments | 13219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals named for Jordan, Terman middle schools

A Campbell Union High School District administrator and San Jose Unified School District principal will become the new principals...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by Clean Sweep, on Jun 5, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 19 comments | 10855 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dozens rally against Trump's withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement drew...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jun 5, 2017 at 5:10 pm | 78 comments | 7481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District may hire full-time Title IX officer, investigator

Palo Alto school board members are considering hiring a dedicated Title IX compliance officer and a separate investigator...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Board Mis-Management, on Jun 5, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 33 comments | 8322 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Rail design workshop

City officials are preparing to kick off an intense community-engagement process on Saturday, May 20, aimed at educating...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by Easily Wiser than NIMBYs, on Jun 5, 2017 at 10:45 am | 11 comments | 5080 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In parting shot, planning commissioner slams council

For the past two years, Kate Downing has been one of Palo Alto's most passionate advocates for building more affordable housing....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jun 5, 2017 at 7:05 am | 342 comments | 57665 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Impacts of genetically engineered crops on pesticide use in the U.S. -- the first sixteen years

Genetically engineered, herbicide-resistant and insect-resistant crops have been remarkable commercial successes in the United...

Original post made by pa resident on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 5, 2017 at 4:31 am | 11 comments | 6992 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Asian-Americans expand what 'community involvement' means

The venerable Silicon Valley-based group Asian Americans for Community Involvement, AACI for short, is about to celebrate...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by Get it Straight, on Jun 4, 2017 at 6:48 pm | 10 comments | 5783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal leaving Jordan Middle School after one year

The new principal of Jordan Middle School, Katie Kinnaman, will be leaving after one year on the job to move to Texas, she...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jessie, on Jun 4, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 44 comments | 16036 Views

AROUND TOWN

In Old Palo Alto, something to talk about

Last Halloween, Old Palo Alto resident Catherine Debs launched a beautification project in her neighborhood aimed at bringing...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Luna, on Jun 4, 2017 at 1:46 pm | 16 comments | 9718 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town: air time; thinking small

Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on people, events and other happenings. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/05/27/around-town-air-time-thinking-...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by KarenP, on Jun 4, 2017 at 12:48 pm | 12 comments | 4170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State to probe Kniss' campaign for possible violations

Prompted by a citizen complaint, the California Fair Political Practices Commission has launched an investigation into the...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Pants on fire, on Jun 4, 2017 at 11:50 am | 68 comments | 13572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto High School's Class of 2017 marks its milestone

The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon on Paly's main quad. An hour before commencement was scheduled to begin at 5...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by PA Parent, on Jun 3, 2017 at 10:52 pm | 6 comments | 9866 Views
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