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AROUND TOWN

School board to discuss budget revisions

The school board will discuss on Tuesday budget revisions to address up to $6 million in unplanned pay increases this year...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by Lori, on Sep 12, 2017 at 10:07 pm | 22 comments | 2662 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The shriveling office cap

Is the fact that there has been little new proposed commercial office development in Palo Alto over the last two years a...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Joe Hirsch, on Sep 12, 2017 at 4:34 pm | 48 comments | 2002 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Time for McGee to go

The revelation that top Palo Alto school district administrators never took the necessary steps to reopen negotiations with...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 12, 2017 at 3:36 pm | 102 comments | 9232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Supe Max McGee to retire next year

Max McGee came to the Palo Alto Unified School District in 2014 with high hopes of innovating education in the heart of Silicon...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Just Go, on Sep 12, 2017 at 2:53 pm | 115 comments | 9867 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Swastika-like symbol drawn outside Stanford residence hall

A swastika-like symbol found outside a Stanford University residence hall earlier this month could be linked to others found...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by Been Here Before, on Sep 12, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 6 comments | 2318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dogged persistence

Dog parks have emerged as a key policy of the city's new Parks, Trails, Natural Space and Recreation Facilities Master Plan....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Tom from Midtown, on Sep 12, 2017 at 12:43 pm | 31 comments | 3156 Views

SPORTS

Prep football: Gunn races past Harbor to claim second win

Gunn claimed a fuel-injected 52-20 victory on its home field, scoring in just about every way possible. At the center of...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2017
Last comment by Gunning for 3-1, on Sep 12, 2017 at 9:45 am | 5 comments | 1060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian struck by car suffers major injuries

A collision on El Camino Real Sunday night left a pedestrian with major injuries near Palo Alto's Ventura neighborhood, police...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 12, 2017 at 9:37 am | 48 comments | 7986 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Land owner narrows road to enforce property line

A Los Robles Avenue property owner has decided to enforce what he claims is his property line, which is to the center of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Goose Gander, on Sep 12, 2017 at 8:07 am | 33 comments | 6610 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
There are no comments yet. 3057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge deeper push to improve special ed

It was supposed to be the "golden ticket" for the Palo Alto Unified School District's special-education program: an in-depth,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by Time to leave PAUSD, on Sep 12, 2017 at 2:13 am | 27 comments | 7846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district fills top, 'critical' positions

The Palo Alto school district announced Wednesday that outside hires from school districts in Virginia, Southern California...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Energy U R my hero!, on Sep 12, 2017 at 12:03 am | 28 comments | 5649 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Within walking distance

More and more Silicon Valley residents prefer walking to places where they need to go regularly. Real estate agents have...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Todd, on Sep 11, 2017 at 8:02 pm | 11 comments | 1422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council backs ban on car idling

An effort in Palo Alto to pass a law barring cars from idling moved ahead on Monday night, when the City Council fully endorsed...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by idle away , on Sep 11, 2017 at 5:33 pm | 61 comments | 3392 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

MTC partners with Waze to ease Bay Area traffic

The agency responsible for helping plan and finance the Bay Area's transportation systems is teaming up with a tech company...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Ahem, on Sep 11, 2017 at 4:51 pm | 12 comments | 3402 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 Resident, on Sep 11, 2017 at 4:17 pm | 27 comments | 7550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In south Palo Alto, a battle is brewing

A proposal to build a 69-room hotel and eight townhomes has residents of the next-door Palo Alto Redwoods condominium complex...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by Safety Last, on Sep 10, 2017 at 11:25 pm | 57 comments | 9122 Views

SPORTS

USC's line dance overpowers Stanford in Pac-12 FB opener

Stanford entered the Los Angeles Coliseum to play a Pac-12 football game on Saturday walking tall and with high expectations....

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2017
Last comment by Minorkle , on Sep 10, 2017 at 8:12 pm | 1 comment | 1060 Views

SPORTS

Gators trapped at line by Knights in football contest

Hillsdale of San Mateo paid a visit to Sacred Heart Prep for a non-league football game, and proceeded to engage in a little...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2017
Last comment by Gator Fan, on Sep 10, 2017 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 738 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: SHP, Menlo, Woodside win openers

Seven different players scored twice and the Sacred Heart Prep boys water polo team beat visiting St. Ignatius, 20-4, in...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by public school supporter, on Sep 10, 2017 at 7:22 am | 2 comments | 1344 Views
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