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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 | 2599 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 | 3105 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 | 2706 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Many ideas, little consensus on housing crisis

Everyone seems to agree that the housing situation in the Bay Area has reached a crisis -- but what to do about it remains...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by 60 yr Resident, on May 25, 2017 at 4:05 pm | 5 comments | 794 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 | 980 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New dewatering facility coming to the Baylands

City officials marked a new beginning Wednesday at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant where work will begin on a new...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by curious , on May 25, 2017 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 590 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 | 3056 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 | 2185 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 | 1054 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train strikes car at Churchill Avenue

A southbound Caltrain car clipped a vehicle on the tracks at Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto on Monday evening, transit officials...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by stanhutchings, on May 24, 2017 at 7:22 pm | 20 comments | 3068 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls improvements to code enforcement

It's been a busy year in Palo Alto's planning department, which deals the lion's share of the City Council's requests. But...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Abitarian, on May 24, 2017 at 6:38 pm | 44 comments | 5246 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect at large after downtown bank robbery

A downtown Palo Alto bank was robbed Monday afternoon by a man who police said passed a note to the teller and then fled...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Working, on May 24, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 7 comments | 3095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Meeting on new accessory-housing rules

Palo Alto Neighborhoods, a group of residents, is hosting an informational night on May 25 about recent changes to the city's...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on May 24, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1615 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto residents protest landlord's rent increase

More than 50 people descended outside a Palo Alto business on Wednesday afternoon to protest a rent increase by more than...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Jack, on May 24, 2017 at 2:46 pm | 43 comments | 5312 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Video of police arresting bank robber

If anyone filmed police arresting a man on University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto on Tuesday, May 23, around 3 p.m., please...

Original post made by Palo Alto Online staff on May. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 66 Views

SPORTS

Florida prevails over Stanford in latest NCAA title meeting

The sixth-ranked and seventh-seeded Stanford women's tennis team fell one step short in its bid to repeat for the first time...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Joel, on May 24, 2017 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 651 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrians struck by car near Mitchell Park Library

Two elderly pedestrians struck by a car while crossing the street near Mitchell Park Library Tuesday morning were sent to...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on May 24, 2017 at 11:05 am | 37 comments | 6782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Casti should not be allowed to expand at their current site

Castilleja has been running an ad on PA online with the Master Plan for developing their campus. Knowing "the facts" about...

Original post made by No upside for Palo Alto on May. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 70 Views

SPORTS

'Classic Chandler' helps Menlo reach title game of CCS baseball

The Menlo School baseball team is back in the Central Coast Section finals. The defending CCS Division II champion, defeated...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by B.watkins, on May 24, 2017 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 871 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto seeks resident input on rail design

As Caltrain prepares to electrify its trains and potentially share space with California's new high-speed trail system, Palo...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by lurker, on May 24, 2017 at 8:51 am | 56 comments | 3729 Views
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