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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto relaxes limit on office development

After two years of sluggish commercial growth, the Palo Alto City Council moved Tuesday to loosen the city's cap on office...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 8, 2017 at 10:08 pm | 41 comments | 4391 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man gets 50 years to life for 2015 murder in East Palo Alto

A Stockton man who was convicted of shooting and killing a 31-year-old East Palo Alto resident in October 2015 was sentenced...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Aisha , on Sep 8, 2017 at 8:13 pm | 1 comment | 2275 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman attacked in Homer Avenue tunnel

A downtown Palo Alto businesswoman walking through the Homer Avenue underpass at Alma Street was attacked by a man on Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Sep 8, 2017 at 5:32 pm | 41 comments | 6541 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Emergency Alerts on phones

At approximately 3.00 pm yesterday I received 3 separate alerts from Santa Clara County in 3 different languages informing...

Original post made by Cell Phone on Sep. 2, 2017
Last comment by Cell Phone, on Sep 8, 2017 at 5:25 pm | 4 comments | 222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>NATIONAL RECOGNITION ...</B> <B>Palo Alto High School</B> journalism teacher <B>Esther Wojcicki</B>, commonly known...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto native killed in train-vehicle crash

A 29-year-old Palo Alto native died early Tuesday morning when his Volkswagen was struck by a train traveling through Redwood...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Kapella, on Sep 8, 2017 at 5:56 am | 4 comments | 6717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school life: To whom it may concern

A veteran Palo Alto educator reflects on the challenges of high school -- and how teachers, students and parents can help. &#9632;...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 7, 2017 at 8:57 pm | 131 comments | 55491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New law to require suicide prevention training for psychologists

California has become the seventh state in the country to require that all licensed psychologists be trained in suicide risk...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Not needed, on Sep 7, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 2927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to transform animal shelter advances

Palo Alto's cramped but beloved animal shelter will be turned over to the nonprofit Pets in Need and ultimately replaced...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Roberta Garcia, on Sep 7, 2017 at 1:02 pm | 8 comments | 2108 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Court nixes FAA flight-path changes in Arizona

A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday overturned the Federal Aviation Administration's controversial rerouting...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Something better, on Sep 7, 2017 at 12:07 pm | 27 comments | 4739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seniors forge friendships through lunch program

Tom Barry was holding court at the La Comida lunch program in Palo Alto Tuesday, Feb. 28, 12 seniors joining him at the long...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by May Field, on Sep 7, 2017 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 11124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OCR to investigate Paly sex-assault cases

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights will investigate two separate reports of sexual assault at Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by Paly Dad, on Sep 7, 2017 at 10:47 am | 33 comments | 5447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle-school principal to head secondary education

Sharon Ofek, principal at JLS Middle School since 2009, will be moving to the school district office to serve as chief academic...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Stew Pid, on Sep 6, 2017 at 11:36 pm | 14 comments | 5136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposed cafe for seniors means lunch program will need new home

Avenidas, a nonprofit that provides services to seniors, plans to open a cafe in its center at 450 Bryant St. -- ending speculation...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Avenidas, on Sep 6, 2017 at 9:07 pm | 20 comments | 3831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Pilates V and 'Community' pharmacy opening soon

Read about a family-owned fitness center coming to the California Avenue Business District and a new kind of pharmacy opening...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Sep 6, 2017 at 5:20 pm | 4 comments | 2441 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big changes afoot at San Antonio Center

A new round of large-scale demolition and construction is under way at San Antonio Center as part of a long-planned second...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Developer Borg Collective, on Sep 6, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 45 comments | 14077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to snuff out smoke in apartments

Palo Alto struck another blow against tobacco on Monday night, when the City Council decreed that every apartment building...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 6, 2017 at 11:31 am | 23 comments | 5646 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Grade separations - headed for a train wreck?

This Tuesday the City Council will determine the process for designing the biggest transportation project in Palo Alto history...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Sep 5, 2017 at 9:06 pm | 52 comments | 4699 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Concerned about nuclear weapons? Here's why you should be

Why does the world need 15,000 nuclear weapons, when just a few will cause physical damage to huge swaths of land and the...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Essie Baradar, on Sep 5, 2017 at 7:49 pm | 9 comments | 2373 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Unsolved 1986 murder could be reopened

The unsolved murder of a 27-year-old Palo Alto woman who was found in an Illinois cornfield 31 years ago could be reopened,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
Last comment by Hermia, on Sep 5, 2017 at 5:04 pm | 3 comments | 4078 Views
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