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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Driving away from cars

Sometime between now and 2030, Page Mill Road will get new lanes, buses will run with greater frequency along El Camino Real,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, 8 minutes ago | 64 comments | 2163 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

$647M to electrify Caltrain tracks approved

Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Martin, 37 minutes ago | 54 comments | 1978 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn High student killed by train; school mourns

The 16-year-old male killed by Caltrain Tuesday morning at the East Meadow Drive crossing was a student at Gunn High School,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Bryanaxoff, 1 hour ago | 183 comments | 18872 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may ask voters to help pay for new parks

Faced with a limited budget and nearly limitless ambitions for park improvements, Palo Alto officials are considering going...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by resident, 1 hour ago | 27 comments | 1753 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embracing tech, but carefully

It's a problem most cities would envy. But job growth in Palo Alto — a regional leader in both technology innovation...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Read more carefully, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 492 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 biker mom, 2 hours ago | 11 comments | 2193 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 seeing is believing, 2 hours ago | 55 comments | 2962 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 CrescentParkAnon., 3 hours ago | 35 comments | 6620 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal collision blocks lanes on U.S. Highway 101

A fatal traffic collision involving a motorcycle and another vehicle has closed all but one lane of northbound U.S. Highway...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by sigh, 3 hours ago | 32 comments | 10148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Law firm to investigate how district handled sexual-assault reports

The Palo Alto Unified Board of Education, facing pressure from alarmed parents and reacting swiftly to media reports of repeated...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Stanford An Inspiration, 4 hours ago | 78 comments | 9504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>A BLOODY GOOD JOB ...</B> Palo Alto resident <B>Stan Shore</B> will mark a milestone on Tuesday, May 23, when he marks...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Also, 6 hours ago | 8 comments | 1742 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 resident, 6 hours ago | 42 comments | 4857 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 Christian, 6 hours ago | 4 comments | 2180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest real estate column: No longer taking commission from both sides of a transaction

Recently, DeLeon Realty announced a new policy that sent shock waves through the traditional real estate world. Read...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Saves the sellers $$, 8 hours ago | 7 comments | 1250 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 YIMBY, 17 hours ago | 42 comments | 4967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student accused of sexual assaults

A male Palo Alto High School student is facing at least three sexual assault allegations, including that he forced a female...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by common sense, 23 hours ago | 357 comments | 32161 Views

SPORTS

Gunn celebrates its future collegiate stars

Twenty-two Gunn student-athletes who have made commitments to pursue their chosen athletic disciplines at the college level...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Keri Wagner, on May 22, 2017 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 1353 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Timeline: Palo Alto High sexual assault case

From Oct. 25, 2015, to May 16, 2017, here are the events as they unfolded. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/05/15/timeline-palo-alto-high-sexual-as...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by Education, on May 22, 2017 at 3:01 pm | 21 comments | 4546 Views

SPORTS

Classic ending for college baseball's classic coach

Jesse Kuet singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning and the ninth-ranked Stanford baseball team completed...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Joe Baldwin, on May 22, 2017 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 672 Views

AROUND TOWN

The postmodern worlds of Be'eri Moalem

Musician Be'eri Moalem has, for most of his life, felt torn between two worlds, moving back and forth with his family between...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Claire Chevallier, on May 22, 2017 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1812 Views
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