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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 john_alderman, 18 minutes ago | 84 comments | 5133 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto braces for budget deficit

Despite a thriving economy and growing revenues, Palo Alto is heading into the new year with a financial cloud on the horizon:...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by DennisGreer, 45 minutes ago | 70 comments | 9304 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 resident3, 53 minutes ago | 49 comments | 2339 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 Marie, 2 hours ago | 17 comments | 3728 Views

MOVIES

Arranging flowers 101

Nyna Dolby, who's part of the team that puts together the weekly flower arrangements at the Filoli estate, has some tips...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Annu verma, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 1553 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!, 2 hours ago | 30 comments | 4451 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 @Sanctimonious Poster, 3 hours ago | 9 comments | 1332 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 rita vrhel, 4 hours ago | 102 comments | 4565 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 Gunn Parent, 7 hours ago | 66 comments | 7198 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, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 1161 Views

AROUND TOWN

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, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 1003 Views

AROUND TOWN

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., 14 hours ago | 67 comments | 6283 Views

AROUND TOWN

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, 15 hours ago | 22 comments | 3473 Views

AROUND TOWN

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, 15 hours ago | 129 comments | 26719 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, 18 hours ago | 6 comments | 1616 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3051 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 | 145 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 | 834 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto cross country off and running in season debut

The Palo Alto High cross country team made a strong debut Saturday at the Earlybird Invitational in Salinas at Toro Park,...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2017
Last comment by MarkFoster, on Sep 18, 2017 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 1381 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supervisor to discuss his time in 'Trump's America'

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian will discuss the observations he made and perspectives he gained in his visits...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 18, 2017 at 8:41 am | 37 comments | 2125 Views
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