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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why so many grouchy people?

Lately, around Silicon Valley, I have encountered outspoken, rude strangers and I have regretted biting my tongue. What is...

Original post made by Huh? on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 27, 2017 at 6:53 pm | 33 comments | 2830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Tunneling the tracks worth exploring

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 27, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 17 comments | 3396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chez TJ, Tied House team up for mixed-use project

The owner of Chez TJ, the city's high-end restaurant serving gourmet tasting dinners from inside a historic Victorian house...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Park, too, on May 27, 2017 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 924 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ADU Meeting last night

I do not oppose ADU's, but there are problems with Palo Alto's ordinance which were glossed over last night. As the ordinance...

Original post made by pares on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by musical, on May 26, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 13 comments | 229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One of two elderly pedestrians struck by vehicle dies

One of two elderly pedestrians who were hit by a car as they crossed the street on May 9 has died, according to the Santa...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by dutch, on May 26, 2017 at 6:46 pm | 19 comments | 5229 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seeking man for lewd act on Bol Park trail

Palo Alto police are asking the public to help identify a man who was seen allegedly masturbating on Thursday on the Bol...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by parent, on May 26, 2017 at 6:34 pm | 3 comments | 2718 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 Concerned Coach, on May 26, 2017 at 2:55 pm | 79 comments | 10146 Views

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 Can't Breathe, on May 26, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 89 comments | 3224 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In East Palo Alto, plans emerge to build 'up'

Four major construction projects in East Palo Alto could transform the cityscape in the next couple of years, with two of...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by EPA Mom, on May 26, 2017 at 12:19 pm | 19 comments | 5791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja proposes underground garage

Castilleja School has a new solution to a years-long battle over increasing enrollment — and thus traffic in the surrounding...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by I support PNQLNOW.ORG , on May 26, 2017 at 9:33 am | 30 comments | 8853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheating at Paly is okay?

Is Paly administration turning their heads at cheating also? My son came home and said that a Senior who is going to [portion...

Original post made by Parent on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Yimbytastic, on May 26, 2017 at 9:26 am | 8 comments | 431 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo-Atherton High School

2008 Menlo-Atherton High School graduates. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2008/06/11/menlo-atherton-high-school...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two men wanted for strong-arm robbery at Stanford University

Deputies at Stanford University are looking for two men wanted for a strong-arm robbery early Thursday morning, according...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by Fletcher, on May 26, 2017 at 1:28 am | 1 comment | 1233 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stop Castilleja Expansion signs

Stop Castilleja Expansion signs are all over Palo Alto asking PACC to Save PA Neighborhoods. Freedom of Speech in action!...

Original post made by Expansion signs on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by I support PNQLNOW.ORG , on May 25, 2017 at 10:25 pm | 54 comments | 2612 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 Curmudgeon, on May 25, 2017 at 9:54 pm | 15 comments | 3287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park superintendent to become chief innovations officer at Ravenswood

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, will take on a new role as chief innovations...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Hiring in Times of Layoffs?, on May 25, 2017 at 5:06 pm | 12 comments | 2761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board nears final 2017-18 budget

Nearing approval of the school district's 2017-18 budget, trustees on Tuesday directed staff to allocate funds to support...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Coverup Culture , on May 25, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 7 comments | 1034 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police chase, arrest man wanted for bank robbery

A man who allegedly robbed a bank in downtown Palo Alto Monday afternoon was captured about a block away after leading officers...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by was present, on May 25, 2017 at 4:06 am | 9 comments | 3140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Palo Alto man for indecent exposure

A man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman on a Palo Alto street has been identified and arrested in large part due to...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by rick, on May 24, 2017 at 10:53 pm | 4 comments | 2260 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View turns on water spigot to aid East Palo Alto

The Mountain View City Council signed a $5 million deal Tuesday night to sell off water rights to East Palo Alto to help...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on May 24, 2017 at 10:00 pm | 4 comments | 1139 Views
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