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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Efforts emerge to address sexual violence in Palo Alto school district

In a school district troubled by sexual misconduct among students and teachers, a district-level task force and a grassroots...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Rebecca Eisenberg, 3 hours ago | 12 comments | 3040 Views

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<B><B>BLUEGRASS ACCOLADES ...</B> Bluegrass musician <B>Molly Tuttle</B> is gaining notoriety with three nominations announced...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Rey Johosn, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 1992 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council members propose adding housing in commercial areas

The Palo Alto City Council members are looking to revise the zoning code to allow more new residences downtown and in other...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by CT Res, 3 hours ago | 89 comments | 4233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barron Park principal named interim HR director

Anne Brown, who has served as principal of Barron Park Elementary School for the last two years, will temporarily move to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2017
Last comment by former BP PTA prez, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 1728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA report looks to change noisy SFO-arrivals path

A new flight path that would reduce noise over Palo Alto and surrounding cities is being developed by the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2017
Last comment by About time, 4 hours ago | 53 comments | 8113 Views

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Palo Alto cuts Fire Department positions

In a bid to save money and address changing community demands, the Palo Alto City Council voted early Tuesday to eliminate...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Sad, 4 hours ago | 19 comments | 2715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A pictorial look at Palo Alto's Peery Family Center

The Peery Family Center gives Palo Alto High a modern building with facilities for many sports. While the old gym served...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2017
Last comment by Wonderful, 4 hours ago | 5 comments | 897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district considers 'civility' policy

The president of the Palo Alto teachers' union hopes that a new civility policy she has proposed will help minimize inappropriate...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Verging on Rediculous, 5 hours ago | 34 comments | 2752 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: 'Hey Elon, we need Tesla trains not trucks!'

On Oct. 26, Tesla is set to demonstrate its newest baby &#8212; long-haul trucks &#8212; but it has missed a technically...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 10 hours ago | 9 comments | 1125 Views

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'Moon Mouse' lights up Palo Alto

Lightwire Theater is blasting off from the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto on Oct. 22 with their newest show, "Moon Mouse:...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 1004 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto tries to get a grip on pension problem

It’s a problem as vast as it's vague: an unpaid pension bill that stands at more than $300 million and keeps on growing...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Supply & Demand, 14 hours ago | 33 comments | 2953 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public comment sought on flood-control projects

The public can learn more about proposed flood-control, restoration and recreation projects along San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Einstein, on Oct 21, 2017 at 9:47 pm | 7 comments | 1701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Renter protection plan fizzles

Palo Alto’s foray into rent stabilization blew up at the starting line Monday night after the City Council majority struck...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Steve Majors, on Oct 21, 2017 at 7:27 pm | 67 comments | 6032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed growth to strain Stanford's traffic-fighting effort

A new report for Stanford's general-use permit application shows the university's expansion will create "significant and...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Donald, on Oct 21, 2017 at 7:10 pm | 19 comments | 3164 Views

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Soaring through life

When William "Uncle Bill" Dinsmore turns 100 this today, his family and community will celebrate a life marked by persistence...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Rose, on Oct 21, 2017 at 5:50 pm | 4 comments | 2329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Irrationality on marijuana

In a community that passed Proposition 64, legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, city officials are recommending...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Oct 21, 2017 at 1:28 pm | 17 comments | 1725 Views

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Cottage clusters becoming a thing of the past?

Palo Alto could soon lose two cottage clusters, the small groupings of bungalows built between the 1930s and 1950s that some...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Cottages vs. Tiny Houses, on Oct 21, 2017 at 8:09 am | 23 comments | 3921 Views

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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 eileen , on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:15 pm | 41 comments | 5764 Views

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Shop Talk: New bakery opens; Chop & Pub

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about a new Palo Alto bakery and a booze-and-tapas establishment headed to Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Chris, on Oct 20, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

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<B><B>LET'S TALK ABOUT SEX ...</B> In Palo Alto, parents are heading to Facebook with homemade videos to mark "<B>Let's Talk...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
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