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PALO ALTO ISSUES

High Speed Rail / Caltrain blended plans are not acceptable

Palo Alto and other City councils on the Peninsula should take notice of what took place at the July 23rd Millbrae council...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jul. 27, 2019
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AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Local girl wins 'Chopped Junior,' new group aims to steer rail redesign in right direction

In the latest Around Town column, read about a Palo Alto student who topped the competition on "Chopped Junior," a new group...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2019
Last comment by Embezzlement , on Jul 26, 2019 at 5:45 pm | 6 comments | 6483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill's 'Cinderella' proves, yes, charming

"Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella" makes for a lovely, family-friendly show. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/07/24/foothills-cinderella-proves-...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by Smiling , on Jul 25, 2019 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 3845 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Up to 15M Californians eligible for restitution in Equifax data breach

As many as 15 million Californians may be eligible for restitution in a nationwide settlement of lawsuits over a massive...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Jul 24, 2019 at 6:36 pm | 2 comments | 3065 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

DMV offices closed for Real ID training Wednesday morning

The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced a statewide employee training to take place Wednesday morning that...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 24, 2019 at 4:20 pm | 3 comments | 2782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New 'inclusive' playground planned for Rinconada Park

When Palo Alto opened its first Magical Bridge playground in Mitchell Park four years ago, it was widely acclaimed for featuring...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by Wishful thinking, on Jul 24, 2019 at 2:36 pm | 4 comments | 6189 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain proposes fare increases starting in 2020

People can weigh in on potential Caltrain fare changes at a series of public meetings the agency will hold this month. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by Family Friendly, on Jul 24, 2019 at 6:27 am | 7 comments | 4334 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto eyes multiple strategies for shrinking the housing gap

Even as the city of East Palo Alto is reviewing proposals for more than 558 new market-rate apartments, condos and single-family...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 23, 2019 at 5:28 pm | 7 comments | 10629 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto woman drowns while hiking with her family

A Palo Alto woman drowned on Wednesday while hiking with her family in the Feather River Canyon in Plumas County, according...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by Auntie Pixie, on Jul 23, 2019 at 3:10 pm | 6 comments | 24449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hires new chief transportation officer, taps new fire chief

Philip Kamhi, who had previously managed Palo Alto's parking programs, will return to City Hall to head the new Office of...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 23, 2019 at 9:43 am | 19 comments | 6849 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teens punch, attempt to rob man at gunpoint on Stanford campus

Three teens accused of punching and attempting to rob a man at Stanford University on Monday were arrested by police near...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on Jul 22, 2019 at 11:20 pm | 28 comments | 11160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Stanford Hospital readies for its fall opening

The new Stanford Hospital, a seven-story, plus-shaped complex that has been more than a decade in the making, is in the home...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by Healthcare for the 1%, on Jul 22, 2019 at 11:15 pm | 8 comments | 16628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified teachers, senior managers to get 2% raise

The Palo Alto school board unanimously approved 2% raises for its teachers union and senior managers on Tuesday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 15, 2019
Last comment by Cover-up Culture, on Jul 22, 2019 at 9:46 pm | 9 comments | 4768 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Discovery of noose leads Stanford to offer support services

Stanford University has tapped on several campus offices to offer support services for students and staff affected by the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by Jusse, on Jul 22, 2019 at 7:24 pm | 5 comments | 7275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto refocuses on affordable-housing program, as crisis continues

As East Palo Alto seeks to increase its stock of affordable housing, it is revitalizing its below-market-rate housing (BMR)...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by Norman Beamer, on Jul 22, 2019 at 4:30 pm | 4 comments | 6350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to consolidate Tinsley students at fewer schools

Some parents have been taken aback by Palo Alto Unified's decision to close enrollment for new Voluntary Transfer Program...

Original post made on May. 3, 2019
Last comment by What Los Altos does, on Jul 22, 2019 at 3:34 pm | 15 comments | 9915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to consolidate Tinsley students at fewer schools, cut busing to four elementaries

Recently announced changes to the Palo Alto school district's Voluntary Transfer Program, which allows East Palo Alto students...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2019
Last comment by member1, on Jul 21, 2019 at 10:10 pm | 89 comments | 16375 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Road rage incident evolves into armed robbery outside Stanford Shopping Center

A road rage incident between two drivers fueled into an armed robbery in which one them lost their cellphone at the Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 21, 2019 at 7:44 pm | 12 comments | 7398 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New homeless census shows a spike in population living in vehicles

The percentage of people living in their vehicles in Santa Clara County has more than doubled in the past two years, accounting...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2019
Last comment by Moochie, on Jul 19, 2019 at 3:27 pm | 30 comments | 12131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man gropes woman after concert at Stanford's Frost Amphitheater

Stanford University deputies are searching for a man who groped a woman leaving a concert at Frost Amphitheater on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by herr gropenfuhrer, on Jul 19, 2019 at 1:21 pm | 5 comments | 3594 Views
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