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AROUND TOWN

New Ross Road really safer for bikers?

I drive a car and I also bike. The other day I biked on Ross Road. I was nearing one of the bumps where the road now narrows...

Original post made by CCW on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by Yes!, on Jan 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm | 45 comments | 771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does PAUSD find all sports-achievement-related absence requests "unexcused?"

As I have a kid whose school (Ohlone) excused one son for the same reason that my other kid's Jordan Middle school said "unexcused"...

Original post made by Chen Kai Wen on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by bemused, on Jan 18, 2018 at 12:34 pm | 26 comments | 546 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Market plans to shutter

College Terrace Market announced its plans to close the long-awaited community grocery store in Palo Alto six months after...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2017
Last comment by No brainer, on Jan 18, 2018 at 12:29 pm | 112 comments | 10624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hotel plan draws opposition in south Palo Alto

Neighbors in a south Palo Alto residential complex are asking the city to reject a plan for a new five-story hotel that would...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 18, 2018 at 11:51 am | 8 comments | 3455 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New accessory-dwelling units law brings hope, confusion

Palo Alto's recent effort to encourage more accessory-dwelling units has resulted in a modest uptick of these dwellings --...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by no rights for next door neighbors, on Jan 18, 2018 at 11:13 am | 26 comments | 3209 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Music teacher placed on leave following molestation arrest

The Palo Alto school district has placed on leave a part-time Palo Alto High School music teacher after he was arrested on...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Trustworthy?, on Jan 18, 2018 at 11:04 am | 12 comments | 5542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss A-G completion rates

In another indication of the Palo Alto school district's achievement gap, black, Latino, low-income and special-education...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Only stalling & incompetence, on Jan 18, 2018 at 10:59 am | 8 comments | 1861 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 kids, on Jan 18, 2018 at 10:38 am | 167 comments | 7787 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Experts to talk quake predictions, social media in disasters

The ground's brief 4.4-magnitude jolt on Jan. 4 was a reminder that Bay Area residents are sitting on top of a potential...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by annette, on Jan 18, 2018 at 10:20 am | 9 comments | 3204 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto travels to Gunn for rivalry wrestling meet

The Gunn boys wrestling team host Palo Alto in a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League match Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The Titans...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by dejiii, on Jan 18, 2018 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 602 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Tom, on Jan 17, 2018 at 9:09 pm | 1143 comments | 232021 Views

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to speak at Stanford

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to discuss the future of Syria during an event at Stanford University...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus , on Jan 17, 2018 at 7:35 pm | 13 comments | 2469 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 Walls, on Jan 17, 2018 at 5:01 pm | 142 comments | 6098 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, on Jan 17, 2018 at 12:04 pm | 47 comments | 3781 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Groundwater spurs basement changes

For city officials, the basement at 2121 Webster St. is kind of a big deal: the first residential basement project in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 17, 2018 at 10:48 am | 15 comments | 7397 Views

SPORTS

Love to return to Stanford for senior year of football

Stanford junior running back Bryce Love announced Tuesday that he will return to Stanford for his senior year of football....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by StanfordFootballLover, on Jan 17, 2018 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 1184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>LET THEM EAT CAKE ... </B> "After tonight, you can have a piece of your favorite council member," outgoing Mayor <B>Greg...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Cool cake!, on Jan 17, 2018 at 10:24 am | 5 comments | 1850 Views

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Palo Alto won't allow marijuana shops

Legalized marijuana may be a popular proposition among Palo Alto voters, but the City Council indicated on Monday night that...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by LOL, on Jan 17, 2018 at 9:49 am | 43 comments | 5957 Views

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Palo Alto marks MLK Day through activism

The Palo Alto community remembered the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. through volunteer events, a protest and...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Chuck, on Jan 17, 2018 at 8:53 am | 11 comments | 1933 Views

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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 @Thinking Voter, , on Jan 17, 2018 at 1:56 am | 51 comments | 4260 Views
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