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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, 15 minutes ago | 125 comments | 1779 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, 18 minutes ago | 34 comments | 4274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district moves to dismiss teacher accused of sex abuse

The Palo Alto school board unanimously voted Tuesday to initiate dismissal proceedings for an elementary school teacher who...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Alphonso, 26 minutes ago | 27 comments | 4386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Royal Manor neighbors clash over ban on two-story homes

Royal Manor, a community of more than 200 homes in the Palo Verde neighborhood, is seeking to become the latest Eichler-style...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Commentator, 43 minutes ago | 17 comments | 2319 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise age for tobacco sales

Seeking to make Palo Alto a regional leader in a crusade against cigarette smoke, city officials are preparing to raise the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, 51 minutes ago | 6 comments | 887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja School proposes enrollment-growth plan

Just over two years since the City of Palo Alto penalized Castilleja School for exceeding its enrollment cap, the school...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, 57 minutes ago | 5 comments | 1358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board discusses student mental health

How the school district can best — and better — support student mental health was front and center at Tuesday's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Parent, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 1677 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Topping it off

Construction crews placed the finial atop Hoover Pavilion on Quarry Road Tuesday morning, symbolizing the near-completion...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Dcjocky, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 5416 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley's year: 'amazing' but with 'perils'

Joint Venture Silicon Valley's annual economic study found that 2015 was a year of record-breaking growth and prosperity,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by jim, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 11885 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown man booked for lewd behavior, again

A Palo Alto man was arrested Sunday afternoon for exposing himself and engaging in lewd behavior while standing in the backyard...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district committee to review all school names

Following the tearful testimony of one African-American student and an entire class of Palo Alto High School students who...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, 2 hours ago | 40 comments | 3360 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 mauricio, 3 hours ago | 19 comments | 2752 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama in Palo Alto this morning

Streets in Old Palo Alto are impacted this morning due to a visit by President Barack Obama to a private event on Seale Avenue....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, 3 hours ago | 18 comments | 5447 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama asks Congress for $125M for Caltrain electrification

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $125 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for the electrification of Caltrain,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Kevin Ohlson, 4 hours ago | 7 comments | 1446 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Inside the lines

Most kids are familiar with the simple pleasures of coloring. Now, grown-ups are getting in touch with their inner children...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 1065 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches airplane-noise study

With the topic of airplane noise recently soaring toward the top of Palo Alto's priority list, the City Council moved ahead...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Luanne, 5 hours ago | 39 comments | 2530 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 Nowhere to play, 5 hours ago | 10 comments | 326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto woman gets eight years in prison for injuring child

A 30-year-old East Palo Alto woman was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in state prison after pleading no contest to abusing...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Good, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 1128 Views

RESTAURANTS

ShopTalk: Pizza Studio, Polo Ralph Lauren close

Farewell to Pizza Studio and Polo Ralph Lauren; hello to more communal dinner options in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by musical, 7 hours ago | 11 comments | 7876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hidden Surveillance Camera

A lot of families install hidden surveillance cameras for security reasons. This helps the community and neighborhood. Most...

Original post made by SpyingNeighbor on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by musical, 9 hours ago | 11 comments | 192 Views
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