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SCHOOLS & KIDS

FPPC to fine Palo Alto school board member for late campaign filing

The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC)'s Enforcement Division has recommended the agency fine Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Carl Thomsen, on Jul 13, 2016 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 2451 Views

SPORTS

Meehan gives classic effort for Alpine-West Menlo in loss

Sal Meehan and the Alpine-West Menlo 10-11-year-old Little League all-star team played as hard as they could and gave everything...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by TJ, on Jul 13, 2016 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1602 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion shot and killed

The mountain lion that strayed into Palo Alto residential areas Monday morning was shot and killed by a Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Marcus, on Jul 13, 2016 at 2:05 am | 10 comments | 17439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

Unhealthy air conditions forecasted because of hot, still weather combining with vehicle exhaust have prompted the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1529 Views

SPORTS

Stanford University hit with a lawsuit over concussions

Stanford University, the Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA have been named in a lawsuit filed last week by the law firm Edelson...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by fatherof3, on Jul 12, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 2676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto middle school vandalized twice

JLS Middle School was vandalized twice in the past week, with "disparaging remarks" against teachers and references to the...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homes' square footage can be misrepresented

A home's square footage is a number easily misrepresented, especially when determining ever-ambiguous "liveable space." Measurements...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by gymjim, on Jul 11, 2016 at 10:07 pm | 6 comments | 11382 Views

SPORTS

Alpine-West Menlo rolls to victory in D52 11s tourney

A chilly night air blew hard to right field at Marina Field in Belmont on Thursday evening. Alpine-West Menlo did its best...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Alpine fan, on Jul 11, 2016 at 7:58 pm | 4 comments | 1682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday Nights at CHM

Celebrate the weekend's start at Mountain View's Computer History Museum, which hosts food trucks, a beer garden and half-price...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by kathy, on Jul 11, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 754 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City prepares to shift gears on bike-share program

It's been a banner year for biking in Palo Alto: New bicycle boulevards, green lanes and "sharrow" ("share the road") markings...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 11, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 24 comments | 5690 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police probe 'likely' homicide of woman found in home

Police in Palo Alto are investigating a "likely" homicide after an Asian woman in her 60s was found dead in her Greenmeadow...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Coach, on Jul 11, 2016 at 11:08 am | 12 comments | 11207 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City allowing huge trees to Die and be killed for development

Dozens of trees , Redwoods included are being allowed to diea slow death at the office complesx on the SW corner of Page...

Original post made by barb on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Jul 10, 2016 at 6:44 pm | 9 comments | 746 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facebook expansion traffic impacts

If Facebook builds two large office buildings and a hotel as it has proposed, an estimated 14,000 people could be commuting...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 10, 2016 at 5:41 pm | 40 comments | 5928 Views

AROUND TOWN

Retired judges oppose Persky recall

A letter released Wednesday by a group of retired Santa Clara County Superior Court judges speaks out against efforts to...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Jul 10, 2016 at 2:37 pm | 32 comments | 9333 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Narrower lanes on Middlefield Road could slow traffic, improve safety

Middlefield Road in Palo Alto is scheduled for some updates that officials hope will improve safety around Jordan Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 10, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 62 comments | 8047 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Turner-trial judge criticized for bias in assault case

Another local sexual-assault case has become the latest battleground in the continued debate over whether the judge who presided...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by baszia, on Jul 9, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 12 comments | 7863 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner juror to judge: 'Shame on you'

"Absolutely shocked and appalled" -- that's the reaction of a juror in the Brock Turner sexual-assault case to the sentence...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by baszia, on Jul 9, 2016 at 5:49 pm | 87 comments | 85285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

NYT: How Anti-Growth Sentiment, Reflected in Zoning Laws, Thwarts Equality

As often happens, our local issues turn out to be part of a bigger pattern. By trying to preserve our town, are we contributing...

Original post made by Wow on Jul. 3, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Jul 9, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 82 comments | 1930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto adds motion detection to Caltrain corridor

A first-of-its-kind system to detect suicide attempts along railroad tracks will be piloted in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Joe Bloe, on Jul 9, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 34 comments | 8527 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Trump Wins Election, Never Becomes President

I saw something in the New York Times the other day which offered up a truly bizarre but entirely possible scenario: Donald...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by john_alderman, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:06 am | 9 comments | 718 Views
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