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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bring back traffic enforcement now, please!

We desperately need a team of officers around to enforce the traffic laws in Palo Alto. The latest insanity has been...

Original post made by Dave Hoffman on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Lori Hobson, 38 minutes ago | 40 comments | 1502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, superintendent face breakdown in trust

Festering teacher concerns in the Ravenswood City School District came to a head last week when the teachers union announced...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by What a Cluster, 38 minutes ago | 47 comments | 4882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maybell Avenue development moves ahead

A developer's plan to build 16 homes on a former orchard site on Maybell Avenue scored a major victory Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 41 minutes ago | 6 comments | 942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rape reported at Stanford University student residence

The Stanford University Department of Public Safety is investigating an alleged rape that occurred at a student residence...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Low Growl, 48 minutes ago | 5 comments | 2596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: staged protest; brick and mortality

In this week's Around Town column, find out why the city has butted heads with the San Francisco Mime Troupe. There's also...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Dad, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 1197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Permit parking gets green light in Evergreen Park

For workers around California Avenue, the era of free all-day parking on nearby residential streets is about to come to an...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by Tandymeete, 2 hours ago | 28 comments | 6907 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell housing project nears final approval

A long-debated proposal to build 16 homes at a former orchard site on Maybell Avenue could win a key approval Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Lost oportunity, 3 hours ago | 17 comments | 2669 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

new wallet has label warning may cause cancer

I just bought a new wallet that I like, and it wasn't until later I saw a label on the box warning "may contain chemicals...

Original post made by pares on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Bruce , 3 hours ago | 10 comments | 4174 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How Castilleja taught me to be a man

From its founding in 1907, the Castilleja School has consistently graduated excellent women. However, I am the first person...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by woolleyDueP, 3 hours ago | 15 comments | 23560 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will Cali or US ever ban foreign buyers?

Willie Brown is working on state regulations to improve housing affordability this week. Surely someone here can give him...

Original post made by local on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by resident, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 224 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mime Troop is breaking the law - DUH

Has Palo Alto reached a new level of PC behavior. To refuse a permit (or whatever they need) to the San Francisco Mime...

Original post made by Lenore on Jul. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 47 Views

AROUND TOWN

Felon arrested after three-car crash, manhunt

A wanted felon out for a night of partying was arrested after a three-car crash and a manhunt in Palo Alto early Monday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, 5 hours ago | 20 comments | 3760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-story hotel eyed for Su Hong site

The latest hotel proposal on south El Camino Real in Palo Alto calls for a five-story hotel to take over a site currently...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Marie, 5 hours ago | 24 comments | 5792 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit-and-run collision injuries bicyclist

A bicyclist was left with moderate injuries in a hit-and-run collision Friday on a narrow arterial in Old Palo Alto, police...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by @curmudgeon, 19 hours ago | 52 comments | 4416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keene names new deputy city manager

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene went well outside Silicon Valley to hire the latest addition to his leadership team, tapping...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 21 hours ago | 30 comments | 4324 Views

SPORTS

Paye's Undisputed TNT settle for second in AAU Nationals

Paye's Undisputed TNT lost to The Murfreesboro Force, 59-49, in the championship game of the Eight-grade Division II AAU...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Rudy Ramirez , on Jul 19, 2017 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 662 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Music school faces possible shut-down

For more than a decade, the New Mozart School of Music has helped to Palo Alto's aspiring pianists unleash their inner Wolfgang...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by fun, on Jul 19, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 89 comments | 7589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposal to change water-leak policy gains traction

Several members of the Utilities Advisory Commission expressed support this week for a new policy that would provide some...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by myneighbor, on Jul 19, 2017 at 2:01 pm | 8 comments | 1915 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board on sex assaults: 'A change in culture' is 'needed'

Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education President Terry Godfrey wrote a message Thursday updating parents on...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Keith Ferrell, on Jul 19, 2017 at 11:28 am | 20 comments | 2910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steel worker injured at Facebook construction site

A steel worker was injured Tuesday morning after falling at the construction site of a new Facebook building in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Dietrich, on Jul 19, 2017 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 1048 Views
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Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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