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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A/B Schedule is unfortunate

I'm an incoming senior at Gunn High School, and I'm a little disappointed about the PAUSD's draft re-opening plan. Apologies...

Original post made by Incoming Senior on May. 25, 2020
Last comment by Short term memory, 3 minutes ago | 5 comments | 264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facing budget shortfall, Palo Alto agrees to cut more than 70 positions

Facing a public outcry about recent proposals to cut funding for popular art and teen programs, the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Resident, 17 minutes ago | 21 comments | 3338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Face shields and testing: Teachers union asks for protection, flexibility in working conditions this fall

The Palo Alto school district and Palo Alto Educators Association have begun negotiating working conditions for the next...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Shocked but shouldn't be, 59 minutes ago | 53 comments | 10847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board to discuss reopening plan, budget cuts

The Palo Alto school board will discuss on Tuesday a detailed plan for reopening schools this fall, including proposed bell...

Original post made on May. 26, 2020
Last comment by Teacher, 2 hours ago | 35 comments | 4472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State reopens places of worship, retail — but hair salons still off limits

Places of worship and retailers can now reopen statewide, with limitations, the California Department of Public Health announced...

Original post made on May. 25, 2020
Last comment by Resident, 3 hours ago | 25 comments | 5020 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interactive: A by-the-numbers look at the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on daily life

To show how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted daily life, the Palo Alto Weekly has woven together local, regional and national...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Drugs and depression, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 1038 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: A better way to save vital city services

The COVID emergency is forcing our city government to face the most difficult challenges it has encountered in decades. Valued...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Schools and the city and affordable services ., 3 hours ago | 28 comments | 3062 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California just revealed a $54.3 billion deficit — signaling deep cuts ahead

California finance officials revealed a $54.3 billion deficit Thursday in the first economic assessment of the coronavirus...

Original post made on May. 10, 2020
Last comment by Z, 8 hours ago | 24 comments | 9712 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Message from our publisher: An appeal for your support of good journalism

Just three weeks ago, it was hard to imagine the imminent human and economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. Yet here we...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2020
Last comment by Online Name, 16 hours ago | 40 comments | 12138 Views

AROUND TOWN

With new vaping ban, Palo Alto expects smoke shops to shutter

Palo Alto's elected leaders agonized on Monday night over a seemingly impossible question: How can you ban sales of vaping...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Resident, 17 hours ago | 52 comments | 6753 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palantir threatens to move out of downtown Palo Alto

An interview with the CEO of Palantir: https://www.axios.com/palantir-alex-karp-headquarters-california-1dd44454-89c5-4773-a01d-c0f183654c08.html "We...

Original post made by resident on May. 26, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, 20 hours ago | 11 comments | 623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Revised budget would keep College Terrace Library open, limit cuts to teen programs

Palo Alto would keep the College Terrace Library open, partially restore funding for teen and arts programs and limit its...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by A PA resident, 20 hours ago | 15 comments | 3600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: 5G cell towers are coming to your neighborhood

Palo Alto neighborhoods may about to experience a significant increase in the number of cell towers along their streets,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by Anon, 21 hours ago | 84 comments | 6990 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heatwave to last through Thursday

A heat wave expected to kick in late Monday morning for the Bay Area will linger through Thursday night, with record-setting...

Original post made on May. 25, 2020
Last comment by Let us out, 23 hours ago | 3 comments | 1797 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook to undergo long-term shift to permit more remote work

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Thursday that half of the company's workforce could work remotely in the next five...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on May 26, 2020 at 3:13 pm | 4 comments | 2194 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill College to remain online-only for summer, fall

Foothill College will continue to operate online for the summer and fall quarters with limited exceptions, officials from...

Original post made on May. 23, 2020
Last comment by Barron Park Parent, on May 26, 2020 at 2:30 pm | 4 comments | 3208 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New report: State job losses like 'nothing before seen'

Statewide unemployment numbers for April spiked higher than projected, jumping an unprecedented 10.2%, according to a state...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Robert Eugene Johnson, on May 26, 2020 at 2:06 pm | 18 comments | 4162 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Website offers 3 ways to kill coronavirus on N95 masks, helping hospitals and first responders stretch limited supplies

A new website spearheaded by researchers at Stanford is helping hospitals and first responders across the globe to decontaminate...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2020
Last comment by Kate, on May 26, 2020 at 12:56 pm | 9 comments | 17913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Under a new name, Palo Alto Housing looks beyond its hometown

Palo Alto Housing, a nonprofit developer that has been building affordable housing for 50 years, has changed its name to...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Online Follower, on May 26, 2020 at 10:27 am | 10 comments | 3513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Coronavirus weekend update: Peninsula holds firm as other counties move to reopen some businesses

COVID-19 infections rose on the Peninsula over the past week, with Santa Clara and San Mateo counties together reporting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 26, 2020 at 9:37 am | 103 comments | 33688 Views
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