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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board questions historic analysis of Castilleja expansion

As Castilleja School moves ahead with its divisive expansion plan, project proponents often cite the Palo Alto institution's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Old Palo Alto Neighbor, on Sep 18, 2019 at 10:57 am | 14 comments | 6485 Views

AROUND TOWN

With 'Baby Trump' soaring above, locals protest president's policies in first visit since getting elected

President Trump's fundraising luncheon on Tuesday ended up being in the Palo Alto foothills near Portola Valley, but protesters...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 18, 2019 at 10:02 am | 13 comments | 8291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New rule on electric equipment sparks neighborhood opposition

Residents who enjoy the benefits of having all electric equipment underground in their neighborhood and who wish to keep...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Just sayin, on Sep 17, 2019 at 5:23 pm | 16 comments | 6028 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trump to lunch in Palo Alto foothills

With many conflicting rumors swirling in the past few days, it's been confirmed that President Donald Trump's Bay Area fundraiser...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 17, 2019 at 4:43 pm | 20 comments | 32834 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Above ground or below? The fight over utility boxes comes to Green Acres

Utility wires may be out of sight in the Green Acres I, where they are tucked away in underground vaults, but they are hardly...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 17, 2019 at 9:42 am | 12 comments | 8627 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women file away first volleyball loss in over a year

Less than 24 hours after grinding out a win over No. 4 Penn State, No. 1 Stanford dropped a 25-27, 25-27, 25-23, 20-25 decision...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Dave Hill, on Sep 17, 2019 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 2681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City wants 20% of apartment tenants to drive electric cars

In a city where about 15% of households already own or drive an electric vehicle, Palo Alto leaders are preparing to invest...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 17, 2019 at 8:22 am | 30 comments | 8568 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto banks on county funds to plan for rail redesign

Palo Alto's ever-shifting plans for redesigning its rail corridor are about to get a welcome boost from the Santa Clara VTA,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2019
Last comment by Morris, on Sep 17, 2019 at 1:35 am | 9 comments | 5436 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Peninsula restaurants that opened, closed this summer

Summer saw a flurry of closures and arrivals on the Peninsula. Read on to catch up on what opened and closed this summer. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by Laura Bajuk, on Sep 16, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 16 comments | 6828 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County asks judge to strike down expanded religious refusal rule

Santa Clara County, San Francisco, the state of California and an array of medical groups asked a federal judge on Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Martin Niemöller, on Sep 16, 2019 at 2:22 pm | 6 comments | 3274 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football can't match UCF's speed, efficiency

It took host Central Florida all of 6:39 to open a 21-0 advantage over visiting Stanford and the Cardinal simply could not...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2019
Last comment by student, on Sep 15, 2019 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 2834 Views

MOVIES

A brilliant career

<B>1/2 (Aquarius) Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/09/13/a-brilliant-career posted...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 14, 2019 at 10:18 pm | 3 comments | 1801 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep football stopped by Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay junior Tristan Hofmann scored four touchdowns and was all over the field defensively as the Cougars beat Sacred...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2019
Last comment by Football Fan , on Sep 14, 2019 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 5186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Webcast: A hospital for the future

Dr. George Tingwald, medical planning director for Stanford Health Care, gives an overview of what's inside the new Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2019
Last comment by AP, on Sep 14, 2019 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 6715 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man accused of sexual assault of minors pleads not guilty, remains in custody

At a brief hearing on Monday, Randolph Haldeman, the Menlo Park man facing 20 sexual assault charges for allegedly molesting...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2019
Last comment by James, on Sep 14, 2019 at 10:42 am | 3 comments | 6355 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters to the editor

<B>Program is a life changer Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/09/13/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 14, 2019 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 1635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should the school board's two-meeting policy be the exception rather than the rule?

The Palo Alto Unified Board of Education's two-meeting rule is treasured by many community members for ensuring transparency....

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2019
Last comment by Samuel L., on Sep 13, 2019 at 9:59 pm | 15 comments | 3830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With $3.5 million donation to Ravenswood Middle School, foundation signals optimism about new leadership, direction in district

The Palo Alto-based Peery Foundation is donating up to $3.5 million to pay for additional staff, academic support and enrichment...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by Humble observer, on Sep 13, 2019 at 9:43 pm | 6 comments | 6558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Making time for 'Hickorydickory'

Ultimately, the thought-provoking, preposterous and sometimes-frustrating "Hickorydickory" proves time well spent. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by miffed in PA, on Sep 13, 2019 at 6:03 pm | 2 comments | 3217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bad mosquitoes recently

It seems we have another bout of bad mosquitoes! If you are noticing an increase please report to Santa Clara County vector...

Original post made by Bad mosquitoes recently on Aug. 11, 2019
Last comment by Bad Mosquitoes, on Sep 13, 2019 at 2:10 pm | 13 comments | 1433 Views
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