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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spare the Air smog alert issued for Thursday

The fourth Spare the Air alert for has been issued in the Bay Area for Thursday by regional air quality officials, as a result...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 22, 2017 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 971 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

La Comida struggling to find new location

La Comida Senior Nutrition, a longtime senior lunch program relied on by more than 160 seniors, is asking the community to...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Lynne, on Jun 22, 2017 at 8:55 am | 13 comments | 4402 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to raise water and refuse rates

The drought may be over, but Palo Alto's water forecast shows rates going up every year for the next decade, starting with...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 21, 2017 at 11:00 pm | 20 comments | 2782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district grapples with high opt-out rates on state exam

High school juniors in the Palo Alto Unified School District opted out of the state's new standardized test this spring at...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Alum 2016, on Jun 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm | 50 comments | 4833 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 Cherrill Spencer, on Jun 21, 2017 at 4:05 pm | 7 comments | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan for 'car-light' development on El Camino draws mixed reviews

Few projects epitomize the hopes of Palo Alto's housing advocates and the anxieties of the city's land-use watchdogs as clearly...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Jun 21, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 56 comments | 7351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood School District superintendent tackles growing housing crisis

Ravenswood School District's top official says the lack of affordable housing has led more than 1,000 of the district's students...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor from Menlo Park , on Jun 21, 2017 at 11:04 am | 8 comments | 9809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Southgate parking program gets green light

Southgate's drive to ban Palo Alto High students and staff from parking on its narrow streets finally crossed the finish...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Paly will just park in Old Palo Alto, on Jun 21, 2017 at 8:25 am | 18 comments | 2693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interim Title IX officer comes with civil-rights experience

The Palo Alto school district has hired as its interim Title IX compliance officer has spent most of his career on the other...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by More expensive insularity, on Jun 20, 2017 at 11:55 pm | 6 comments | 2700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain hits car on tracks at Churchill Avenue

Caltrain struck a black Toyota Corolla on the tracks at Churchill Avenue near Alma Street this afternoon, the agency reported...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Jun 20, 2017 at 11:07 pm | 65 comments | 9913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool teacher named new Greendell School principal

Shannon Coleman, a preschool teacher who has worked at Palo Alto Unified's Greendell School since 2012, has been promoted...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Longtime Fan of PSF, on Jun 20, 2017 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 2577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heat wave this week prompts weather advisory, Flex alert

A heat advisory for the Bay Area issued by the National Weather Service has been extended through 9 p.m. Thursday as sweltering...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 20, 2017 at 3:54 pm | 5 comments | 2667 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men's soccer to appear on TV a dozen times

The two-time defending national champion Stanford men's soccer team will be televised a Pac-12 Conference-leading 12 times...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by So-so, on Jun 20, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School casts graduates into the world

On the steps of Castilleja School in Palo Alto Saturday a group of graduates dressed in white posed for a picture, each holding...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Citizen, on Jun 20, 2017 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 4315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two-vehicle collision reported near Embarcadero Road

Two vehicles collided into each other near Town & Country Village in Palo Alto this afternoon, which has blocked off a section...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 19, 2017 at 8:57 pm | 5 comments | 1605 Views

SPORTS

Local coaches, administrators honored at state banquet

If the 60th Annual California Coaches Association State Coach of the Year and Hall of Fame Awards banquet held in Sacramento...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 19, 2017 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 1857 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford graduation celebrates bridge-building, the unexpected

Stanford University's commencement ceremony on Sunday morning emphasized themes of embracing the unexpected, bridging divisions...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Need more English taught, on Jun 19, 2017 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 3617 Views

SPORTS

American men qualify for volleyball's Super Final

The U.S. men’s national volleyball team closed FIVB World League pool play on a high note, defeating host Poland, 26-31,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2017
Last comment by a_fan, on Jun 18, 2017 at 11:40 pm | 1 comment | 1300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ex-CEO sentenced to 6 months for domestic violence

The former CEO of Sunnyvale startup Cuberon was sentenced Thursday afternoon after his wife testified in a Palo Alto courtroom...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Updet, on Jun 18, 2017 at 5:24 pm | 14 comments | 1818 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commissioners slam City Council for 'artificial' deadline

The Palo Alto City Council rejected the Planning and Transportation Commission's request for more time in reviewing the city's...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Los Altos & Alcheck, on Jun 18, 2017 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 1461 Views
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