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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With clock ticking, city considers another rail committee

As Santa Clara County prepares to distribute funding for rail projects in north county, Palo Alto is looking to create yet...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by TMB, 50 minutes ago | 22 comments | 2802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'I don't think there is trust on this board.' Fissures emerge between East Palo Alto school trustees during retreat

Nine months after an election created new dynamics on the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education, the new and...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2019
Last comment by RFT, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 1413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Small retailers in limbo at Hotel California building

Only two retailers that remain in the Hotel California building in Palo Alto's California Avenue shopping district may need...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Edgewiid, 4 hours ago | 13 comments | 2443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Auditor's office getting taste of its own medicine; Bay Trail work set to begin

In the latest Around Town column, the Palo Alto City Auditor's Office will face an audit of its own, work is scheduled to...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2019
Last comment by Citizen, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 1333 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Spurned by the FAA, city mulls suit over airplane noise

Frustrated by the Federal Aviation Administration persistent failure to address local concerns about airplane noise, Palo...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by traffic jam, 5 hours ago | 51 comments | 8249 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto looks to repeat last year's football success

Paly coach Nelson Gifford was asked if he thought his current team could be as good as last year’s team, which went 10-2...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2019
Last comment by resident, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 1203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: On Castilleja, be careful of what you wish for

If I were a neighbor of Castilleja School, I would be more concerned with the disruption during construction and the added...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Crescent Park Rez, 6 hours ago | 14 comments | 1759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to stop or curb teens and technology?

Any experienced parents have ideas on how to curb technology for their teens? Teachers incorporate homework on the computers...

Original post made by PAUSD Parent on Aug. 18, 2019
Last comment by Resident, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 112 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain strikes unoccupied vehicle in Palo Alto

A Caltrain struck an unoccupied vehicle in Palo Alto Friday night. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/08/17/caltrain-strikes-unoccupied-vehicle-in-...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2019
Last comment by Anon, 10 hours ago | 11 comments | 5139 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commissioners kick back Castilleja draft environmental impact report for additions

Finding gaps in the Draft Environmental Impact Report for Castilleja School's planned expansion, Palo Alto's Planning and...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by cmarg, 10 hours ago | 37 comments | 3624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents urge more restrictions on cell antennas in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's rapidly shifting rules for installation of wireless communication equipment changed again on Monday when the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Me 2, 14 hours ago | 28 comments | 2619 Views

SPORTS

Small changes could make big difference for Gunn football

Jason Miller enters his second year as Gunn football coach feeling good about changes for the better the program has made....

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Eva, on Aug 17, 2019 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 883 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

100% against Castilleja expansion Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/08/16/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor , on Aug 17, 2019 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 194 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men arrested for car burglaries at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police last week arrested two men who allegedly broke into cars at Stanford Shopping Center and, in one case, stole...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 17, 2019 at 4:43 pm | 11 comments | 2120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council urged to take tough stance on Edgewood Plaza developer over grocery store

It's been a year and a half since Edgewood Plaza's new grocery store opened for business in Palo Alto, but the city and the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Jeremy Robinson, on Aug 17, 2019 at 4:39 pm | 33 comments | 4073 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford fires back at county over new housing requirements

Stanford University pushed back this week against Santa Clara County's proposed housing requirements as part of Stanford's...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Kim Suz, on Aug 17, 2019 at 4:37 pm | 20 comments | 4369 Views

AROUND TOWN

History of Fry's site complicates city's redevelopment plans

A Portage Avenue site that now houses Fry's Electronics has been deemed a historically significant property, which may delay...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2019
Last comment by Classic Ventura, on Aug 17, 2019 at 3:29 pm | 101 comments | 9973 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Superintendent: School district to use data to solve ongoing issues

Don Austin, Palo Alto school district superintendent, said today his staff will give timely and accurate reports on 12 districtwide...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 17, 2019 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments | 1216 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo School swimmer Angel More offers hope via fund raising

She has been setting precedents and world records since the age of 10 and Menlo School senior Angel More continues to pave...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 16, 2019 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 730 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nostalgia - Reflective or Restorative

Happened to be watching Instinct last night and one of the characters talked about the two types of Nostalgia, Reflective...

Original post made by marc665 on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by in the present, on Aug 16, 2019 at 8:46 pm | 6 comments | 191 Views
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