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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may ask voters to help pay for new parks

Faced with a limited budget and nearly limitless ambitions for park improvements, Palo Alto officials are considering going...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by put park funds in the budget, 34 minutes ago | 47 comments | 3048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School principal resigns

Denise Herrmann, who has served as principal of Gunn High School for the last three years, announced her resignation on Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, 1 hour ago | 39 comments | 7003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another sexual assault reported at Paly

A female Palo Alto High School student who said she was sexually assaulted on the school’s quad by a male student in November...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by More KTVU Reporting, 1 hour ago | 82 comments | 10824 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stop Castilleja Expansion signs

Stop Castilleja Expansion signs are all over Palo Alto asking PACC to Save PA Neighborhoods. Freedom of Speech in action!...

Original post made by Expansion signs on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by I support PNQLNOW.ORG , 1 hour ago | 54 comments | 2568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School changes expansion plans

Officials of Castilleja School unveiled revisions to a proposed expansion on Thursday, hoping that changes to an underground...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by I support PNQLNOW.ORG, 2 hours ago | 58 comments | 5423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto charts new path for planned fiber network

Two decades after Palo Alto launched its mission of bringing ultra-high-speed internet to every home, the tortuous path is...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 2 hours ago | 15 comments | 2515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park superintendent to become chief innovations officer at Ravenswood

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, will take on a new role as chief innovations...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Hiring in Times of Layoffs?, 7 hours ago | 12 comments | 2640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheating at Paly is okay?

Is Paly administration turning their heads at cheating also? My son came home and said that a Senior who is going to [portion...

Original post made by Parent on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 281 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

$647M to electrify Caltrain tracks approved

Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by HomeTowner, 7 hours ago | 88 comments | 3039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two men wanted for strong-arm robbery at Stanford University

Deputies at Stanford University are looking for two men wanted for a strong-arm robbery early Thursday morning, according...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Many ideas, little consensus on housing crisis

Everyone seems to agree that the housing situation in the Bay Area has reached a crisis -- but what to do about it remains...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by 60 yr Resident, 8 hours ago | 5 comments | 679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board nears final 2017-18 budget

Nearing approval of the school district's 2017-18 budget, trustees on Tuesday directed staff to allocate funds to support...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Coverup Culture , 10 hours ago | 7 comments | 887 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New dewatering facility coming to the Baylands

City officials marked a new beginning Wednesday at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant where work will begin on a new...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by curious , 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One of two elderly pedestrians struck by vehicle dies

One of two elderly pedestrians who were hit by a car as they crossed the street on May 9 has died, according to the Santa...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by UGH, 14 hours ago | 17 comments | 4657 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police chase, arrest man wanted for bank robbery

A man who allegedly robbed a bank in downtown Palo Alto Monday afternoon was captured about a block away after leading officers...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by was present, 20 hours ago | 9 comments | 2722 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Palo Alto man for indecent exposure

A man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman on a Palo Alto street has been identified and arrested in large part due to...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by rick, on May 24, 2017 at 10:53 pm | 4 comments | 1888 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View turns on water spigot to aid East Palo Alto

The Mountain View City Council signed a $5 million deal Tuesday night to sell off water rights to East Palo Alto to help...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on May 24, 2017 at 10:00 pm | 4 comments | 736 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train strikes car at Churchill Avenue

A southbound Caltrain car clipped a vehicle on the tracks at Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto on Monday evening, transit officials...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by stanhutchings, on May 24, 2017 at 7:22 pm | 20 comments | 2991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls improvements to code enforcement

It's been a busy year in Palo Alto's planning department, which deals the lion's share of the City Council's requests. But...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Abitarian, on May 24, 2017 at 6:38 pm | 44 comments | 5194 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect at large after downtown bank robbery

A downtown Palo Alto bank was robbed Monday afternoon by a man who police said passed a note to the teller and then fled...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Working, on May 24, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 7 comments | 3012 Views
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