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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donations lag at Partners in Education

Partners in Education (PiE), the education foundation that raises millions of dollars each year to fund electives, support...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by will be worse next year, on Jun 12, 2017 at 12:39 pm | 48 comments | 7797 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek help in solving 16-year-old cold case homicide

Palo Alto police are looking for the public's help in their investigation on the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Maria Hsiao...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 11, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 2250 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>Edgewood grocery idea Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/11/18/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 11, 2017 at 4:18 pm | 7 comments | 754 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: Candidate interviews; school budget; sex ed

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of June 5. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/06/02/public-agenda-candidate-interviews-school...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1210 Views

SPORTS

Almost game time

Palo Alto High School's new 91,765-square-foot athletic complex, set to open this fall, rivals most high schools' and even...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Jun 10, 2017 at 8:30 pm | 11 comments | 4184 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Caltrain taking feedback on fare proposals

Caltrain commuters have an opportunity to speak up to the agency about proposed pricing changes for trips and parking spots...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by ODB, on Jun 10, 2017 at 5:49 pm | 7 comments | 1816 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County responds to Trump administration's request to lift injunction

Santa Clara County filed an opposition to President Donald Trump administration's May 22 request to lift a preliminary injunction...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 10, 2017 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 1667 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study finds disparities in Oakland police speech to white, black residents

Oakland police officers speak significantly less respectfully to black than to white community members in everyday traffic...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 10, 2017 at 12:58 pm | 11 comments | 1814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School changes expansion plans

Officials of Castilleja School unveiled revisions to a proposed expansion on Thursday, hoping that changes to an underground...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Jun 9, 2017 at 10:05 pm | 69 comments | 6653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Film project highlights Greenmeadow, screens June 10

The front walls of 16 Eichler homes in Palo Alto's Greenmeadow neighborhood will become movie screens on June 10, showing...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Cool project! , on Jun 9, 2017 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 2833 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big downtown-upgrade open houses begin June 9

Palo Alto residents will have three chances to hear what the city has in mind for upgrading the downtown area for parking,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Jen, on Jun 9, 2017 at 11:01 am | 5 comments | 2876 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may ask voters to help pay for new parks

Faced with a limited budget and nearly limitless ambitions for park improvements, Palo Alto officials are considering going...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by A Real Need, on Jun 9, 2017 at 9:20 am | 57 comments | 4333 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Hock is a finalist for Stopper of the Year

Stanford junior reliever Colton Hock was named one of five finalists for the Stopper of the Year award, as announced by the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Jean, on Jun 9, 2017 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 588 Views

RESTAURANTS

Style over substance

Some of what Terrain Cafe does definitely works, but the place feels like it still needs to establish its identity. Is it...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by A Cook, on Jun 8, 2017 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss sex education curriculum

The Palo Alto school board will discuss Tuesday night a new sex education curriculum that has drawn both intense opposition...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by @b2.0, on Jun 8, 2017 at 3:40 pm | 12 comments | 2851 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pastor suspected of sexual assaults detained by ICE

A Menlo Park church pastor arrested on suspicion of sexual assault was picked up last week by agents from the U.S. Immigration...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board approves two Marriott hotels for San Antonio Road

Despite neighborhood opposition, a proposal to build two five-story Marriott hotels scored a big victory Thursday morning...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by BP, on Jun 8, 2017 at 9:25 am | 24 comments | 5330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to outsource lifeguard duties at Rinconada

Rinconada Pool swimmers can look forward to longer hours, different rates and greater stability in lifeguard staffing this...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 7, 2017 at 9:17 pm | 17 comments | 3189 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 Rick, on Jun 7, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 10 comments | 2741 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto charts new path for planned fiber network

Two decades after Palo Alto launched its mission of bringing ultra-high-speed internet to every home, the tortuous path is...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jeff Hoel, on Jun 7, 2017 at 2:02 pm | 19 comments | 4307 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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