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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents reaffirm support for Caltrain trench

As Palo Alto moves ahead with its plan to reconstruct the rail corridor to separate trains from local roads, residents and...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 12 minutes ago | 107 comments | 7574 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enforcement to remove El Camino RVs largely ineffective

The scores of RVs and other vehicles in which people are living along El Camino Real haven't dwindled much since late June,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, 59 minutes ago | 20 comments | 1651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: District leaders failed to follow law, procedures in sexual assault case

A highly critical report released Wednesday afternoon details how Palo Alto High School and district administrators repeatedly...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by A former parent, 2 hours ago | 43 comments | 6022 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Free help for DACA renewals today

Several local and countywide groups will host a special workshop in Mountain View today to assist undocumented immigrants...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by Vets-Need-Help-Too, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Déjà vu for school district

Another disturbing portrait emerged this week of a school district still confused about its legal obligations in handling...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Lame excuses, 6 hours ago | 22 comments | 2393 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Making the most of indoor/outdoor living

Some may see the oblong structure as a future cabana, writer's hideaway or an extra bedroom in the backyard. But Sunset will...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 6980 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Delivery trucks at Edgewood create ruckus for neighbors

The beeping of trucks as they back up at 4 a.m., the clanking of metal cargo ramps on pavement, delivery trucks parking in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Mr. Edge Wood, 7 hours ago | 11 comments | 2154 Views

SPORTS

Love conquers all as Stanford rips UCLA, 58-34

If there were any lingering doubts as to Bryce Love's running ability, they were certainly extinguished Saturday night during...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by saturday night, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Administrators who handled Paly sex-assault case ID'd

At the school board's first public meeting about a just completed law-firm investigation into the district's response to...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident3, 12 hours ago | 59 comments | 6576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water main break repaired on University Avenue

Downtown Palo Alto experienced a water main break on Saturday, leaving some customers without water for several hours, according...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by David, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 1214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: shaky ground; going platinum

In this week's Around Town column, read a firsthand account from a local executive in Mexico City during Tuesday's massive...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
Last comment by common sense, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 955 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline

Where is 'Conan the Grammarian' in the battle with grammar barbarians? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/12/02/off-deadline...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Kennita Watson, 23 hours ago | 9 comments | 3278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto DNA-privacy case could have wide implications

An appeals case filed by a Palo Alto couple could have far-reaching impacts regarding whether personal medical information...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by David, on Sep 23, 2017 at 8:00 pm | 13 comments | 7193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto commits funds to fight solo-driving

Palo Alto's drive to shift the commute patterns of downtown employees received a big boost this week, when the City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 23, 2017 at 7:28 pm | 21 comments | 2984 Views

SPORTS

Gunn takes a football loss, Paly gains its first victory

Gunn High fell behind early and could not recover, falling to host Santa Clara, 62-18, in a SCVAL El Camino Division contest....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
Last comment by paly football, on Sep 23, 2017 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto slammed for lack of transparency on Arrillaga proposals

Palo Alto officials circumvented the public process and ignored the city's own policies about leasing of public land when...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Abitarian, on Sep 23, 2017 at 6:23 pm | 75 comments | 12480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Execs from SAP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise to receive Athena awards

Jenny Dearborn, senior vice-president and chief learning officer for business-to-business software company SAP, has been...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Novelera, on Sep 23, 2017 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1696 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why leash laws? There are plenty of good reasons

As a lifelong South Bay resident and outdoor enthusiast, I treasure our community's public open spaces. One of my favorite...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by PAmom, on Sep 23, 2017 at 11:28 am | 72 comments | 3969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford 12U qualifies for semifinals in Junior Olympics

The Stanford A 12U girls club water polo team advanced into Sunday's semifinal match of the USA National Junior Olympics...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Renowned Stanford diving coach announces his retirement

Dr. Rick Schavone, one of the nation's premier diving instructors, announced his retirement Thursday after 36 seasons as...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4485 Views
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