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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 Linda Curtis, on Sep 1, 2017 at 11:34 am | 59 comments | 4364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music school moving to College Terrace Centre

A Palo Alto music school forced out of a church after city officials found its classes are a zoning violation has found a...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Scotty the Boot, on Sep 1, 2017 at 11:19 am | 7 comments | 2662 Views

SPORTS

Returning Olympians give USA women boost in Volleyball Cup

Bolstered by the return of several Olympic players, the U.S. women's national volleyball team opened the USA Volleyball Cup...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by buddy-seth cruise, on Sep 1, 2017 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 728 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge tentatively rules against Persky

The group working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky won a legal victory on Monday afternoon, when a retired...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by Rape culture redux, on Sep 1, 2017 at 2:09 am | 20 comments | 2826 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A Palo Alto son asks: 'Would I raise a family here?'

In June of this year, both my body and mind were in strange places. My body, in Thailand: racing through bustling Bangkok...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Poor Kid, on Aug 31, 2017 at 9:39 pm | 162 comments | 15502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rodent control. Anyone else having issues?

We have a fair number of trees and a bird feeder. We like wildlife and are happy to see birds and squirrels in the yard....

Original post made by Withheld on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Aug 31, 2017 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 912 Views

MOVIES

Gibbs tops Ahn in a battle of former Stanford teammates

==BI Of local note== It was a showdown between former Stanford teammates at the USTA Player Development Women's $50,000...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2210 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Plotted collision leads to strong-arm robbery

A woman was targeted in a strong-arm robbery Monday morning, when two people followed her, purposely collided into her car...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Mark Silverman, on Aug 31, 2017 at 11:37 am | 6 comments | 3470 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Around Town: sister act; schools go solar

In this week's Around Town column, Palo Alto gains another sister city in Heidelberg, Germany and the Palo Alto Unified is...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2017
Last comment by BP, on Aug 30, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 2184 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 Williams act, on Aug 30, 2017 at 11:41 am | 49 comments | 5585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: anti-idling ordinance; prohibiting marijuana dispensaries

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Aug. 28. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/08/25/public-agenda-anti-idling-ordinance-proh...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Aug 30, 2017 at 7:42 am | 15 comments | 1437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford's 'Middle Plaza' clears penultimate hurdle

Stanford's proposed 429,739 square-foot development on an 8.4-acre site stretching along El Camino Real in Menlo Park passed...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 29, 2017 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1457 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are you a hoarder or clutterer?

Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/09/05/are-you-a-hoarder-or-clutterer posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 29, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1118 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man seriously injured from 30-foot fall into creek bed

An elderly man suffered serious injuries after he fell 30 feet down into a dry creek bed along the San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by Midtown guy, on Aug 29, 2017 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 3390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey probes sexual harassment at school

As the Palo Alto school district works to improve its procedures and culture around sexual violence, new survey results provide...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by White Elephant, on Aug 28, 2017 at 11:12 pm | 20 comments | 3379 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Festival of the Arts to draw tens of thousands downtown

The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts returns to downtown this weekend, when visitors view by more than 300 artists, bring their...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Julie Armitano, on Aug 28, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 20 comments | 3075 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School district, grief nonprofit partner for parent events

The Palo Alto school district is partnering with local grief nonprofit Kara to host two educational nights for parents this...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Aug 28, 2017 at 10:05 am | 21 comments | 2750 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Attorney general sides with Recall Persky campaign

The state's top lawyer weighed in today on a legal battle between Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky and the group working...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Peers Parent, on Aug 27, 2017 at 10:47 pm | 23 comments | 3067 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sex education to continue this year in Palo Alto schools

The Palo Alto school district will continue to teach a controversial sex-education curriculum this year, with some slight...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Aug 27, 2017 at 9:16 pm | 26 comments | 2806 Views

AROUND TOWN

All about tomatoes

There's something about peak-season tomatoes that makes you feel ashamed to eat them at any other time of the year. We talked...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Stanford Professor, on Aug 27, 2017 at 11:56 am | 4 comments | 1852 Views
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