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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 PNQLNOW.ORG, 4 hours ago | 48 comments | 1871 Views

AROUND TOWN

One final bow

For the past quarter century, Redwood Bluegrass Associates has been supporting and promoting top-notch bluegrass concerts...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Slurpee king, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 1125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student data exposed in data breach

The names, addresses, birth dates and test scores of 14,000 current and former students in the Palo Alto school district...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Silver lining, 6 hours ago | 9 comments | 5753 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In the shadow of deportation

The rumors of ICE deportations - and how quickly they spread - point to a population of immigrants who are not only afraid...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, 8 hours ago | 38 comments | 3554 Views

AROUND TOWN

District attorney endorses judge facing recall

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, the embattled judge whose controversial sentencing of former Stanford University student...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by Shame on Rosen, 12 hours ago | 14 comments | 2701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Exlusive interview with Rep. Anna Eshoo

On this week's "Behind the Headlines," Rep. Anna Eshoo discusses issues within and beyond Palo Alto, including airplane noise...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2017
Last comment by resident, 13 hours ago | 5 comments | 1081 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council to rule on new Mercedes dealership near Baylands

Once a popular destination for diners seeking egg rolls, dim sum and Chinese chicken salad, the Embarcadero Road building...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, 15 hours ago | 29 comments | 4871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto parents protest new sex ed curriculum

Palo Alto Unified middle school students learned about human reproduction, abstinence and healthy relationships this spring...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by PA parenting, on Apr 21, 2017 at 11:07 pm | 80 comments | 10266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City finds compromise on accessory housing

With residents clamoring for both more housing and more government transparency, the Palo Alto City Council agreed Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 21, 2017 at 10:22 pm | 104 comments | 5932 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shoplifters take more than $8,000 of perfume

Chanel is apparently a popular and lucrative scent with thieves who stole about 100 bottles of the costly perfume from a...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 21, 2017 at 10:05 pm | 3 comments | 2598 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audits find flaws in Palo Alto's purchasing policies

As Palo Alto heads into what promises to be a challenging budget season, a new review from the Office of City Auditor has...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by Terry, on Apr 21, 2017 at 9:08 pm | 5 comments | 1504 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Family Earth Day events

Earth Day gives local residents a little extra time to be mindful of the environment around them. In celebration of Earth...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1098 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, school district eye design consultant for Cubberley

The city and school district's work to start a master planning process for Cubberley Community Center crept forward on Thursday,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by Tax Payer, on Apr 21, 2017 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget cuts begin to emerge

School board members began to delve into the nitty-gritty of $3.9 million in budget cuts on Tuesday night, starting to identify...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by No Me Too Raises, on Apr 21, 2017 at 11:55 am | 18 comments | 3333 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Send us your questions for Rep. Anna Eshoo

Rep. Anna Eshoo will be our guest for our weekly webcast "Behind the Headlines" on Friday, April 21, to discuss politics...

Original post made by Palo Alto Online staff on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Apr 21, 2017 at 11:36 am | 13 comments | 411 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal judge to consider injunction on sanctuary cities order

A San Francisco federal court judge Friday morning will consider San Francisco and Santa Clara counties' requests to halt...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 21, 2017 at 8:34 am | 92 comments | 2334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain CEO Jim Hartnett awarded big Salary increase

Noticed by few, at the end of the April 6 2017 the Caltrain Board meeting, Jim Hartnett’s employment contract was amended...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Apr 20, 2017 at 11:04 pm | 7 comments | 199 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto company Plastc goes bankrupt, makes off with money from 80,000 customers

News report from CNET: https://www.cnet.com/news/plastc-goes-bankrupt-after-raising-9m-for-all-in-one-card-credit-bank-cards/ Plastc...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grace Lee continues to stay active as she approaches 100 years old

Palo Alto resident Grace Lee sat down for an interview with the Weekly to share her life stories days before she marks a...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Theresa, on Apr 20, 2017 at 6:57 pm | 11 comments | 2679 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Lacey, on Apr 20, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 1113 comments | 212715 Views
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Why contentious local politics? More examples from ADU at Council
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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