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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

$647M to electrify Caltrain tracks approved

Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 4 minutes ago | 4 comments | 358 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Driving away from cars

Sometime between now and 2030, Page Mill Road will get new lanes, buses will run with greater frequency along El Camino Real,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 7 minutes ago | 55 comments | 1087 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal collision blocks lanes on U.S. Highway 101

A fatal traffic collision involving a motorcycle and another vehicle has closed all but one lane of northbound U.S. Highway...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by Gale Johnson, 10 minutes ago | 24 comments | 8132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student accused of sexual assaults

A male Palo Alto High School student is facing at least three sexual assault allegations, including that he forced a female...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Stay-at-home Mom, 12 minutes ago | 352 comments | 31748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto seeks resident input on rail design

As Caltrain prepares to electrify its trains and potentially share space with California's new high-speed trail system, Palo...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by HomeTowner, 37 minutes ago | 24 comments | 1931 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 Remember Lotto?, 1 hour ago | 37 comments | 4713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Law firm to investigate how district handled sexual-assault reports

The Palo Alto Unified Board of Education, facing pressure from alarmed parents and reacting swiftly to media reports of repeated...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Far Far Away, 1 hour ago | 72 comments | 9027 Views

SPORTS

Classic ending for college baseball's classic coach

Jesse Kuet singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning and the ninth-ranked Stanford baseball team completed...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Joe Baldwin, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 491 Views

AROUND TOWN

The postmodern worlds of Be'eri Moalem

Musician Be'eri Moalem has, for most of his life, felt torn between two worlds, moving back and forth with his family between...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Claire Chevallier, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 1754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>A BLOODY GOOD JOB ...</B> Palo Alto resident <B>Stan Shore</B> will mark a milestone on Tuesday, May 23, when he marks...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Silly ordinance, 3 hours ago | 7 comments | 1399 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls improvements to code enforcement

It's been a busy year in Palo Alto's planning department, which deals the lion's share of the City Council's requests. But...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Anneke, 4 hours ago | 40 comments | 4598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden tips: going underground

We commonly think that if a plant is planted in the soil then it will thrive and grow to its ultimate ideal mature size and...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by MightyGrow, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail launches study for Peninsula segment

With plans accelerating for the Bay Area segment of California's high-speed rail line, Palo Alto officials this week called...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Long Time Resident, 5 hours ago | 43 comments | 5623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A modest proposal

When Vice Mayor Liz Kniss was campaigning for re-election last fall, one issue towered above all others among residents with...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Anneke, 5 hours ago | 5 comments | 551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA reviewing proposals to reduce airplane noise

The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing more than 100 recommendations that a committee of South Bay legislators...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 10 hours ago | 17 comments | 2108 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Blown away

Several days a week, Stan and Kiyomi Hutchings relax on their brick-lined backyard patio in Old Palo Alto. They enjoy reading...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Irish2U, 15 hours ago | 83 comments | 13427 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Redwood City turns 150

Redwood City is celebrating its 150th birthday this month and the town is marking the historic occasion in a number of ways,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2017
Last comment by Pearl Kruss [Weiner], 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 226 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys, Palo Alto girls finish third in state swimming

Palo Alto's Alex Liang put on two tremendous performances at the CIF State Swimming and Diving championships at Clovis West...

Original post made on May. 21, 2017
Last comment by Go Paly!, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: a home away from home

At a time when critically ill Stanford Hospital patients and their families often face staggering medical and financial burdens,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2016
Last comment by John, 21 hours ago | 5 comments | 9408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford eyes undergraduate enrollment increase

Stanford University's new General Use Permit application, submitted to the county on Nov. 21, maps out ambitious expansion...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by LA, on May 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 19 comments | 6922 Views
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