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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto taps Robert Jonsen as new police chief

Menlo Park police Chief Robert Jonsen will cross the southern city line in January to take charge of the Palo Alto Police...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2017
Last comment by wondering, on Nov 14, 2017 at 11:29 pm | 7 comments | 3468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing crisis discussions taking place Wednesday

A regional discussion focused on housing challenges in Silicon Valley will take place Santa Clara and San Mateo counties...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by THINK, on Nov 14, 2017 at 10:30 pm | 5 comments | 2339 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Roundtable discussions on rail corridor

A series of community roundtables is kicking off Tuesday to discuss potential grade separations at Palo Alto's four rail...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by Round Tables to prevent consensus, on Nov 14, 2017 at 3:49 pm | 10 comments | 2452 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls new approach on fiber network

For nearly two decades, Palo Alto's plan to dramatically expand its fiber ring and bring high-speed internet to every household...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Nov 14, 2017 at 1:53 pm | 26 comments | 5300 Views

SPORTS

Stanford sailing wins PCC; hosts Big Sail on Tuesday

Over a successful weekend on both coasts, Stanford sailing gets down to serious business, hosting the Big Sail on Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Nov 14, 2017 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What’s Up With Palo Alto parents?

Before I write more, I would like to ask people to please stay on topic here. This is not a forum to bash parents in this...

Original post made by Concerned Local Parent on Oct. 28, 2017
Last comment by Term Limits, on Nov 14, 2017 at 9:34 am | 58 comments | 3333 Views

SPORTS

Plenty to cheer at CCS cross country championships

The Menlo School and Castilleja girls cross country teams and the Eastside College Prep boys team all qualified for the state...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2017
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Nov 13, 2017 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 1895 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbery reported downtown

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who, armed with a gun, allegedly stole a woman's cellphone downtown late Friday night. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Nov 13, 2017 at 8:13 pm | 7 comments | 4981 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Law professors voice opposition to Persky recall

More than 90 law professors from throughout California, including 29 from Stanford University, signed a letter this week...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by abuse or process, on Nov 13, 2017 at 7:50 pm | 69 comments | 5479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: pay day; it's electric

In this week's Around Town column, find out which top-level Palo Alto officials received raises and a new city electric vehicle...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2017
Last comment by Stew Pid, on Nov 13, 2017 at 3:29 pm | 6 comments | 2059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AltSchool Palo Alto to close at end of year

Facing the sudden, impending closure of AltSchool Palo Alto, a group of families is working with the education startup to...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by I'm at a loss, on Nov 13, 2017 at 12:12 pm | 11 comments | 6359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are we eradicating homelessness among veterans?

October 2015 Palo Alto committed to the White House Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. With all the discussion...

Original post made by Support for Veterans on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by tax cuts, on Nov 13, 2017 at 9:20 am | 3 comments | 164 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Escaped inmates' alleged accomplices arrested

Investigators from Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office have arrested a woman who they say rented a U-Haul van and staged...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by OR, on Nov 13, 2017 at 8:29 am | 12 comments | 6297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to explore zoning updates to encourage housing

Members of the Palo Alto City Council has agreed to explore more than a dozen changes to local zoning and parking regulations,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Resident since the 50's, on Nov 12, 2017 at 10:30 pm | 31 comments | 4096 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys meet their water polo goal; Gunn just misses

Really it was almost a foregone conclusion, but Sacred Heart Prep made what everybody was expecting come true with an 8-5...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2017
Last comment by Polodad, on Nov 12, 2017 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 1054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students test their skills at cricket

The Palo Alto Unified School District officially adopted a cricket program at its elementary schools at the start of this...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by Cricket is prohibited on the Jordan field, on Nov 12, 2017 at 3:10 pm | 7 comments | 3420 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto looks to lower speed limit near schools

Palo Alto officials are preparing to lower the speed limit near 17 local schools, even as it looks to raise it at two "collector"...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by enforce the current laws, on Nov 12, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 39 comments | 3174 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's halftime lead evaporates in loss to Wilcox

At halftime it looked like Palo Alto might repeat the upset win it came up with last year against Wilcox. The Vikings sprinted...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by Just Maybe?, on Nov 11, 2017 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 913 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nears compromise on new Comprehensive Plan

As the Palo Alto City Council prepares to adopt the Comprehensive Plan, capping off one of the most long and complex planning...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by mj, on Nov 10, 2017 at 4:44 pm | 27 comments | 2174 Views

SPORTS

Championship Saturday to keep local teams busy

The best boys water polo team in the Central Coast Section has an address on Valapariso Ave. That was guaranteed when Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 10, 2017 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 1247 Views
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