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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rising costs won't shrink California Avenue garage

California Avenue merchants scored a political victory Monday night when Palo Alto officials reaffirmed their plan to construct...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by Nayeli, 2 hours ago | 12 comments | 2434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coyote in neighborhood startles residents

A young coyote that recently lost her way began frequenting the Old Palo Alto neighborhood over the weekend, alarming residents...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by zap, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 1061 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In dissent, Eshoo blasts short-term funding bill

Hours after casting her dissenting vote on a bill to fund the federal government until Feb. 8, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by Nayeli, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian proposes teacher housing

To help teachers cope with the increasingly high cost of living in the Bay Area, Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2018
Last comment by Anon, 2 hours ago | 51 comments | 3923 Views

AROUND TOWN

District seeks names for Jordan, Terman middle schools

Now is the time for the public to weigh in on ideas for new names for Palo Alto's Jordan and Terman middle schools, which...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Anon, 3 hours ago | 180 comments | 8045 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Measure to recall judge qualifies for June ballot

The question of whether to recall Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky for his record in sexual-violence...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by T T, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 406 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Keller Chryst announces plan to transfer

Quarterback Keller Chryst announced on twitter Sunday that he will transfer from Stanford for his fifth season of eligibility....

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2018
Last comment by resident, 5 hours ago | 8 comments | 2989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man suspected of drugging Stanford students

Stanford University police and the schools' Title IX office are investigating reports that a non-student drugged at least...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by Sophie , 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 3151 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford grad student raises $42K after mother's cancer diagnosis

When Stanford University graduate student Jorge Cueto, received the news of his mother's cancer diagnosis last month, there...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2018
Last comment by Sophie, 6 hours ago | 6 comments | 2662 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Love one of seven Lombardi Award finalists

Stanford junior running back Bryce Love, who recently announced his intention to return to Stanford for his senior year,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by Rooting for Love!, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 379 Views

AROUND TOWN

City constructing new roundabout on Ross Road

A new roundabout designed to slow traffic along the Ross Road bike boulevard will be installed over the Palo Alto Unified...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Brit, 9 hours ago | 48 comments | 3838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Signatures filed to place judge recall on ballot

In a milestone for the grassroots effort to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his alleged bias in sexual violence...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Ann Mocs, 11 hours ago | 55 comments | 4463 Views

AROUND TOWN

For new bike boulevard, it's not smooth sailing

Palo Alto's effort to turn a street into a bicycle-friendly boulevard is encountering a chorus of complaints from residents...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 11 hours ago | 136 comments | 9786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District grapples with ongoing budget deficit

Palo Alto Unified, a well-resourced district that has set ambitious and costly educational goals for the next several years,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Term Limits, 12 hours ago | 18 comments | 3168 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

James Franco accused of inappropriate sexual behavior

Actor and Palo Alto native James Franco has become the latest high-profile man to face sexual-misconduct allegations. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Former Paly Parent, 13 hours ago | 26 comments | 1944 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bike bridge to connect East Palo Alto and Palo Alto

After decades of dangerous crossings on the University Avenue overpass over U.S. Highway 101, bicyclists and pedestrians...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Bridge good but..., 14 hours ago | 17 comments | 3086 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City faces legal challenge over budget transfers

A resident's lawsuit and a court case involving the city of Redding could upend Palo Alto's century-long practice of transferring...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Anon, 14 hours ago | 17 comments | 1297 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New pickleball courts planned for Mitchell Park

Pickelball's growing clout has not gone unnoticed at City Hall, where the City Council recently passed a special proclamation...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Peter, on Jan 23, 2018 at 12:51 am | 143 comments | 6244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Retiming the left signal when turning from Page Mill Rd to Foothill Exp

When bringing my daughter to Gunn High in the mornings of school days, from Page Mill Rd (west bound), we must make a left...

Original post made by Jeff Li on Jan. 22, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jan 22, 2018 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 79 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Is Silicon Valley's painfully severe 'housing crisis' insoluble?

At gatherings late last year, people throughout the Peninsula had a chance to express their feelings and experiences relating...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jan 22, 2018 at 7:43 pm | 37 comments | 3059 Views
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