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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 Curmudgeon, 8 minutes ago | 4 comments | 536 Views

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, 16 minutes ago | 91 comments | 5660 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown post office unveils two new possible locations

Downtown post office patrons will have 30 days starting today to comment on a proposed plan to relocate the historic 83-year-old...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Merlintuh, 16 minutes ago | 19 comments | 9079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto wins grant for crafting new vision for Fry's site

After years of talking about plans to transform the area around Fry's Electronics in the Ventura neighborhood, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 22 minutes ago | 7 comments | 764 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 long view, 26 minutes ago | 57 comments | 2849 Views

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Gunn student to present Ramayana retelling

Swati Goel, a sophomore at Gunn High School, has written "Ravaan," a retelling of the ancient Indian epic the Ramayana from...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Ruchi, 43 minutes ago | 1 comment | 134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss superintendent's performance

Days after two Palo Alto Unified School District board members called for Superintendent Max McGee's removal, the school...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Novelera, 53 minutes ago | 13 comments | 2254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Condos and townhouses approved for Compadres site

A building once renowned for enchiladas and margaritas will soon be demolished to make way for townhouses and condominiums...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by I watched, 3 hours ago | 20 comments | 4723 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two on school board call for supe's removal

After spending several hours discussing Superintendent Max McGee's performance in closed-session meetings this week, two...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by History repeats itself, 5 hours ago | 72 comments | 7493 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tanaka fined for campaign violations

Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Tanaka has agreed to pay $733 in fines after the California Fair Political Practices Commission...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by musical, 7 hours ago | 104 comments | 4612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Miki Werness out at College Terrace Market

The grocer whose experience in the business convinced the Palo Alto City Council to give the go-ahead for the new College...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by Go CTM!, 17 hours ago | 30 comments | 4559 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Neighbors Abroad raises money for earthquake relief in Oaxaca

A Palo Alto organization is looking to raise $10,000 to help rebuild two children's facilities that collapsed in the state...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 1337 Views

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Autumn-like weather expected this week

Before summer officially becomes fall on Friday, autumn-like weather will make its way this week to the San Francisco and...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Novelera, on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1122 Views

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Helicopter makes emergency landing in Palo Alto

Nearly 100 feet from rush-hour traffic on Highway 101 near Embarcadero Road, a pilot approaching the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:40 am | 67 comments | 6302 Views

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Palo Alto looks to fix up abandoned Baylands site

Palo Alto's newest parkland -- a 36.5-acre site formerly owned by International Telephone and Telegraph -- is about to get...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:05 am | 22 comments | 3494 Views

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City to crack down on El Camino RVs

Nearly 50 recreational vehicles lining El Camino Real in Palo Alto along the Stanford University border will soon be told...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by AreVeeHavingFunYet, on Sep 19, 2017 at 10:44 am | 129 comments | 26756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to test new public-comment rules

In an effort to reign in meetings that regularly run past 10 p.m., the Palo Alto school board is testing a series of changes...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by doo be do, on Sep 19, 2017 at 7:50 am | 6 comments | 1739 Views

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Bicyclist's purse reportedly snatched near Homer Street tunnel

A Palo Alto bicyclist on the path near the Homer Street tunnel said her purse was snatched from her bike after she stopped...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by A Parent - one more thought, on Sep 18, 2017 at 11:11 pm | 25 comments | 3131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone know about World Languages program at PAUSD?

Hello, I am wondering if anyone here can provide me with some information related to PAUSD's World Languages Program....

Original post made by WorldParent on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Sep 18, 2017 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 154 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Can downtowns keep up?

A walk down Palo Alto's bustling downtown and California Avenue business districts would seem to indicate that businesses...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by mauricio, on Sep 18, 2017 at 4:04 pm | 6 comments | 857 Views
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