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PALO ALTO ISSUES

$221 million in financing secured for East Palo Alto affordable housing

East Palo Alto's largest owner of low-income housing has secured a $220,843,000 Freddie Mac loan for affordable housing,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2016
Last comment by Not News?, on Dec 19, 2016 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 3263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Life Trajectories

2004 to 2014 GUNN AND PALY GRADUATES!! I’m a sophomore at Gunn High School and am conducting a self lead research project...

Original post made by Meghna Singh on Dec. 17, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Teacher, on Dec 19, 2016 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women's shelter to open again in College Terrace

After a two-year hiatus, the Heart and Home Collaborative will again open its temporary shelter for homeless women at University...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2016
Last comment by Jeremy, on Dec 19, 2016 at 11:32 am | 5 comments | 9605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds direct school district to address violations

In a much-anticipated conclusion to a federal investigation into how the Palo Alto school district has responded to cases...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by The retaliation from et al was worse, on Dec 19, 2016 at 10:06 am | 21 comments | 14589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto firms up rules for pumping groundwater

Responding to a rising tide of citizen concerns, Palo Alto officials on Monday took aim at the controversial practice of...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by ACR, on Dec 18, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 57 comments | 10398 Views

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Rats -- The first step in solving a problem is admitting you have one.

We have a lot of healthy trees and shrubbery in our yard and have (mostly) enjoyed the company of the various squirrels in...

Original post made by Retired Engineer on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by garbage bin lids?, on Dec 18, 2016 at 12:43 pm | 11 comments | 2178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking program coming to Evergreen Park

Residents of Evergreen Park are about to get some relief from the deluge of commuter vehicles that arrive en masse every...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by be positive, on Dec 17, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 22 comments | 6523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Freeze warning issued for much of Bay Area

A freeze warning was issued for much of the Bay Area for this weekend, National Weather Service officials said Friday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Dec 17, 2016 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 3424 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton football one of the last teams standing

Menlo-Atherton is ready to play the most significant football game in school history: a 6 p.m. game Saturday at Antelope...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2016
Last comment by MA, on Dec 17, 2016 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 6672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carols for a cause

On Sunday, Dec. 18, Palo Altan Jeff Barnett will be taking the stage at First Congregational Church in Palo Alto with his...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by John Robinson, on Dec 17, 2016 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 4976 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For carbon-reduction plan, Palo Alto leans on electric vehicles

The goal is clear: an 80 percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2030. Palo Alto's path to getting there, however, is anything...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Ed, on Dec 16, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 36 comments | 5249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford marching band, suspended, to appeal decision

The Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band is fighting a decision university administrators announced Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by jr, on Dec 16, 2016 at 3:38 pm | 33 comments | 12303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

La Comida drops appeal, settles dispute with Avenidas

The nonprofits Avenidas and La Comida have reached a settlement in their dispute over dining space for seniors, a resolution...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Active Member, on Dec 16, 2016 at 11:43 am | 14 comments | 6894 Views

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The ambassador of 'Arabology'

Tune into KZSU 90.1 (Stanford University's radio station) and you'll hear hip-hop, electronica, folk songs, indie pop, rock...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by DJ SOL*MAX*ION, on Dec 16, 2016 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 10228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto student wins art award

Avelyn Jing, a Palo Verde Elementary School kindergartner, has won first prize in her age group in the 2016 Peace Pals International...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Jennifer , on Dec 16, 2016 at 7:52 am | 10 comments | 2862 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local family gives $100,000 to Holiday Fund

A Palo Alto family has made a $100,000 donation to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund in hopes of inspiring other donors to...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 8109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jasper Ridge Farm connects kids with animals

After 14 brain surgeries over the past three years — including three this past month — few things can get 11-year-old...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 6241 Views

AROUND TOWN

This year, Palo Alto wasted 140 million gallons of groundwater

Why save water when the Palo Alto is allowing this to occur? This year 140 million gallons of groundwater were pumped...

Original post made by Resident with a dead lawn on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Obvious, on Dec 15, 2016 at 9:22 pm | 8 comments | 1905 Views

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Palo Alto prepares to plumb the mysteries of groundwater

The millions of gallons of water that have been pumped out of Palo Alto sites this year and sent toward the city's storm...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Save Palo Alto's Groundwater, on Dec 15, 2016 at 7:24 pm | 34 comments | 9561 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone get a smartphone alert for flash flooding just now?

I just got an alert on my smartphone about flash flooding in this area ... By the time I looked at it it was gone and I...

Original post made by Where's My Waterwings on Dec. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 825 Views
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