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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group Forming to Address Palo Alto Airport Impacts on Quality of Life

If you are bothered by low flying, loud prop planes and helicopters, (GA aircraft) you are not alone! These are not commercial...

Original post made by Aviation Limits on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 12 minutes ago | 88 comments | 1428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to test new office cap

When Palo Alto officials agreed last year to institute an annual limit on office development, the goal was to slow down the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Observer, 33 minutes ago | 15 comments | 1890 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama returns to Atherton on Feb. 11

President Barack Obama is due to visit Atherton, again, on Feb. 11, to raise funds for Democrats but this time the town's...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by musical, 4 hours ago | 20 comments | 4679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto DNA-privacy case could have wide implications

An appeals case filed by a Palo Alto couple could have far-reaching impacts regarding whether personal medical information...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by CF Parent, 5 hours ago | 11 comments | 3225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What plans for teens "stuck" in town Presidents weekend

Please help me with ideas for middle and high school students to do fun things for 5 day weekend. This has to be things that...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Mom, 6 hours ago | 4 comments | 132 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student's vehicular manslaughter case may hinge on technicality

The case of a Stanford University student facing charges in the death of one taxi passenger and the injury of another passenger...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, 7 hours ago | 11 comments | 2891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes slated for Wednesday

The Santa Clara County Vector Control District (SCCVCD) is planning a helicopter assault on winter salt-marsh mosquito in...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Call the school, 7 hours ago | 16 comments | 4498 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto backs funding plan for transportation-tax measure

Seeking to preserve a fragile and fraying coalition of cities, Palo Alto officials on Monday night rallied behind a proposal...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Robert, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Evergreen Park wants annexation to parking-permit program

With their neighborhood rapidly becoming a de facto commuter parking zone, residents of Evergreen Park want the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Patrick, 12 hours ago | 14 comments | 2103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds support family against PAUSD in DNA-privacy case

The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice have filed an amicus brief in support of a former Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Nice actually, 12 hours ago | 27 comments | 3823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss funding, models for student mental health

The Palo Alto school district is eyeing several new approaches to supporting student mental health and well-being, including...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, 12 hours ago | 5 comments | 1176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prep basketball titles will be on the line this week

==BI Weekend prep roundup== Titles will be on the line in two of three local basketball races this week as the Sacred Heart...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by BBall Fan, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 1173 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football loses top defensive coach Hart

Randy Hart, one of the nation's premier defensive line coaches and a protege of Woody Hayes, has announced his retirement....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Daniel B, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 3488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Changing the tide' on youth mental illness

More than 300 local parents, educators, clinicians and community members gathered Tuesday morning to discuss ways to combat...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, 19 hours ago | 66 comments | 2925 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Raises approved for top Palo Alto officials

With all of Palo Alto's labor groups engaged in negotiations over new contracts, the City Council swiftly approved raises...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by Watchdog, 21 hours ago | 14 comments | 2023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wine co-op is lifeblood of neighborhood

Good spirits are flowing in Crescent Park. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2008/10/24/wine-co-op-is-lifeblood-of-neighborhood...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Mark Holler, on Feb 9, 2016 at 6:49 am | 1 comment | 4934 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cities join forces to back transportation-funding plan

With Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure, Palo Alto and eight other cities in the north...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Rose, on Feb 8, 2016 at 7:12 pm | 11 comments | 3018 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living on empty

By all accounts, Whitney Dafoe was leading a vibrant life before the mysterious illness overtook him. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by translation?, on Feb 8, 2016 at 7:05 pm | 62 comments | 33179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Real compassion in college admissisons

Good NYT op-ed on the new college admissions proposal. What do people here think about the likelihood that our high schools...

Original post made by Barron Park dad on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 8, 2016 at 6:43 pm | 4 comments | 290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jay Paul withdraws Park Boulevard project

After more than a year of commission reviews and design revisions, Jay Paul Company has withdrawn the application for one...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Counterclockwise, on Feb 8, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 16 comments | 4326 Views
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