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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Outage blacks out large swath in Palo Alto

A power outage is affecting a large area in Palo Alto on July 4 morning, according to Palo Alto Utilities. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jul 5, 2017 at 1:04 am | 56 comments | 13526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: In renaming schools, protect Fred Terman's legacy

A funny thing happened on the way to a school renaming: A respected and beloved Silicon Valley pioneer, with no connection...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Jul 4, 2017 at 8:59 pm | 26 comments | 6076 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senate bill would slash Medi-Cal coverage in Santa Clara County

California politicians and hospital officials are speaking out against the Senate Republican health care bill. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by D. T. Rump, on Jul 4, 2017 at 6:57 pm | 8 comments | 6030 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Lichtman helps Vision volleyball to success

Cassidy Lichtman, who was part of the U.S. women's national volleyball team from 2011-2015 after a standout career at Stanford,...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 4, 2017 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 4640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driving on Alma? Turning car blocking your lane? Please BLAST into the next lane!

Hi all, I'd like to make a public plea. I live and work in Palo Alto and drive to University and back to the Castilleja...

Original post made by StaySafe on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Wide Bus, on Jul 4, 2017 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 1397 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New budget signals Palo Alto's shift on transportation

Palo Alto fired a salvo Tuesday night in its war against traffic congestion when it approved a budget that dramatically increases...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Prediction, on Jul 4, 2017 at 1:04 pm | 38 comments | 7343 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RV dwellers: Add affordable housing, not regulations

Palo Alto's own miniature Hooverville on wheels is situated within sight of the tower on the Stanford University campus bearing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Anke, on Jul 3, 2017 at 6:52 pm | 35 comments | 12253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Behind the Headlines: Junior Museum and Zoo expansion

Weekly journalists Jocelyn Dong and Gennady Sheyner visit the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, where they discuss the zoo's...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 3, 2017 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 6993 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Do your part to combat climate change — Get an EV

Most Palo Altans don't need to be convinced that climate change is real, human-caused and a major threat. The planet is already...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2016
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jul 3, 2017 at 3:58 pm | 33 comments | 7331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Independence Day ideas

Check out some local options for celebrating America's birthday, from Palo Alto's annual Chili Cookoff to Fourth of July...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by A 50 Year Fourth of July Tradition Right Here In Palo Alto, on Jul 3, 2017 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 5762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Being too nice to Bikers..

As a regular biker in PA I often come across well-meaning drivers at 4 way stops who want to "wave me through", even when...

Original post made by Richard Clark on Jul. 1, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 3, 2017 at 9:12 am | 14 comments | 1427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>LANDMARK CONTRIBUTION ...</B> The <B>Palo Alto Community Fund</B> recorded its largest total donation ever through...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 2, 2017 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 4225 Views

SPORTS

Traffic advisory issued for near Stanford Stadium tonight

Heavy traffic is expected in the vicinity of Stanford Stadium tonight, July 1, because of the major league soccer game between...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2017
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Jul 2, 2017 at 1:32 am | 2 comments | 2809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New bike boulevards approved in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's effort to get to the front of the peloton of California's most bike-friendly communities received a massive jolt...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jul 1, 2017 at 9:44 pm | 33 comments | 13093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

From alley to allee

Snazzy gardens come in all shapes and sizes, formal and informal. To locate this year's six stand-out gardens, Laurie Callaway,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Leadership exodus will reshape school district, again

With new principals starting at three of the district's five secondary schools and new top-level district administrators...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Who Heads Special Ed? , on Jul 1, 2017 at 6:55 pm | 15 comments | 9436 Views

SPORTS

Like brother, like sister: there's power in those arms

There's a delicate balance of power in the Liu household when it comes to sports. And even though Kylie Liu is the little...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl , on Jul 1, 2017 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 4150 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Door to Door Home Buyer?

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Original post made by PA Resident on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by Sunnyvale_Joe, on Jul 1, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 159 comments | 41488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Speakers to discuss suicide contagion

The author of a new book on suicide contagion, along with author and Palo Alto parent Julie Lythcott-Haims and a Gunn High...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by Clocks don't lie, on Jul 1, 2017 at 12:36 am | 12 comments | 4612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fix PAUSD: Do not renew McGee's contract

PAUSD Superintendent Gleen McGee is up for contract renewal and evaluation [portion removed; McGee's evaluation is on the...

Original post made by Fix PAUSD on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Now what?, on Jun 30, 2017 at 9:55 pm | 12 comments | 4954 Views
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