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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 Ahem, 0 hours ago | 104 comments | 7517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enforcement to remove El Camino RVs largely ineffective

The scores of RVs and other vehicles in which people are living along El Camino Real haven't dwindled much since late June,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by RV Homestead, 1 minute ago | 18 comments | 1186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: District leaders failed to follow law, procedures in sexual assault case

A highly critical report released Wednesday afternoon details how Palo Alto High School and district administrators repeatedly...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by N. Blair, 18 minutes ago | 43 comments | 5944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Déjà vu for school district

Another disturbing portrait emerged this week of a school district still confused about its legal obligations in handling...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Bird Watcher II, 48 minutes ago | 24 comments | 2298 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Boxing helps people with Parkinson's fight for quality of life

"Rock Steady Boxing" group is part of a fast-growing movement across the country to adapt boxing and other challenging exercise...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by james bryan, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 3130 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Free help for DACA renewals today

Several local and countywide groups will host a special workshop in Mountain View today to assist undocumented immigrants...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by Vets-Need-Help-Too, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 409 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto residents protest landlord's rent increase

More than 50 people descended outside a Palo Alto business on Wednesday afternoon to protest a rent increase by more than...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Anna, 3 hours ago | 45 comments | 6593 Views

RESTAURANTS

Review: Passing the test of time

Il Fornaio has established a longtime comfort level with its customers in the 34 years it has been open in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Craig, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 4086 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Making the most of indoor/outdoor living

Some may see the oblong structure as a future cabana, writer's hideaway or an extra bedroom in the backyard. But Sunset will...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by Michael, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 6965 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Delivery trucks at Edgewood create ruckus for neighbors

The beeping of trucks as they back up at 4 a.m., the clanking of metal cargo ramps on pavement, delivery trucks parking in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Mr. Edge Wood, 3 hours ago | 11 comments | 2101 Views

SPORTS

Love conquers all as Stanford rips UCLA, 58-34

If there were any lingering doubts as to Bryce Love's running ability, they were certainly extinguished Saturday night during...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by saturday night, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Administrators who handled Paly sex-assault case ID'd

At the school board's first public meeting about a just completed law-firm investigation into the district's response to...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident3, 9 hours ago | 59 comments | 6469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water main break repaired on University Avenue

Downtown Palo Alto experienced a water main break on Saturday, leaving some customers without water for several hours, according...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by David, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 1183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: shaky ground; going platinum

In this week's Around Town column, read a firsthand account from a local executive in Mexico City during Tuesday's massive...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
Last comment by common sense, 14 hours ago | 4 comments | 932 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline

Where is 'Conan the Grammarian' in the battle with grammar barbarians? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/12/02/off-deadline...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Kennita Watson, 20 hours ago | 9 comments | 3274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto DNA-privacy case could have wide implications

An appeals case filed by a Palo Alto couple could have far-reaching impacts regarding whether personal medical information...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by David, 23 hours ago | 13 comments | 7193 Views

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 Online Name, on Sep 23, 2017 at 7:28 pm | 21 comments | 2965 Views

SPORTS

Gunn takes a football loss, Paly gains its first victory

Gunn High fell behind early and could not recover, falling to host Santa Clara, 62-18, in a SCVAL El Camino Division contest....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
Last comment by paly football, on Sep 23, 2017 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto slammed for lack of transparency on Arrillaga proposals

Palo Alto officials circumvented the public process and ignored the city's own policies about leasing of public land when...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Abitarian, on Sep 23, 2017 at 6:23 pm | 75 comments | 12472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Execs from SAP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise to receive Athena awards

Jenny Dearborn, senior vice-president and chief learning officer for business-to-business software company SAP, has been...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Novelera, on Sep 23, 2017 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1676 Views
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