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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board asks for multiyear, ongoing impact of tax shortfall

All five Palo Alto school-board members agreed during a special meeting Wednesday afternoon that finding the most fiscally...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by A Parent, 0 hours ago | 38 comments | 2615 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arthur Keller enters Council race in Palo Alto

Arthur Keller, a former Palo Alto planning commissioner with a long record of scrutinizing new developments, challenging...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by barron park resident, 32 minutes ago | 42 comments | 1934 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to hike fees for developers raises concerns

A proposal in Palo Alto to sharply spike the fees that developers would have to pay to support affordable housing faced significant...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Joe, 1 hour ago | 22 comments | 2213 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate pool grows in Palo Alto council race

The pool of candidates for Palo Alto's City Council race may soon widen, with seven residents recently pulling candidacy...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by oh, 1 hour ago | 47 comments | 2741 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents in cottages feel the big-house squeeze

For more than 30 years, Crescent Park resident Marni Barnes has lived in a 1940s bungalow that is part of a cluster of four...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by EMS, 2 hours ago | 45 comments | 6420 Views

SPORTS

For ex-Stanford player Markisha Coleman, basketball is still central

Markisha Coleman remains immersed in basketball, as a player, a coach, a mentor and volunteer. Playing in the San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2016
Last comment by André Rivers, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 1117 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town

Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Mary, 4 hours ago | 42 comments | 7592 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shoreline Noise - does anyone care any more?

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Original post made by Deborah on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by Revolving around palo alto, 5 hours ago | 40 comments | 9914 Views

AROUND TOWN

IRS Scammers at it again

Received a call today that we owe money to the IRS and that the IRS is about to file a case against us. Don't fall for this...

Original post made by scammers on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Paly Grad, 5 hours ago | 6 comments | 480 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing Palo Alto man last seen July 11 located safely

A missing Palo Alto man with a severe psychiatric disability has been located and is safe, an employee for his father, Dr....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by parent of anon., 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 3243 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feds Target Local All-Cash Sales

According to today's "The Daily Journal": "Federal officials are turning an eye to the Bay Area's hot housing markets as...

Original post made by about time on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by person, 19 hours ago | 8 comments | 211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Off Deadline: Journalism teacher takes aim at critical thinking, internationally

Esther Wojcicki — "Woj" to her friends and the Palo Alto High School (Paly) journalism and English students she has...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by anne, 19 hours ago | 16 comments | 4202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three arrested following Mountain View home-invasion robbery

Mountain View police and a regional law enforcement agency arrested three suspects on Wednesday in connection to an armed...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Duh, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 1202 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Zhang looks to bring home a medal from Rio

If it wasn't for a certain laundry room at Stanford University, Lily Zhang, the highest-ranked women's table tennis player...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jacob, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 3464 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Postcard from the Democratic National Convention

Joining Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders, First Lady Michelle Obama and about 4,700 delegates at the Democratic National...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Back to Square One?, 23 hours ago | 9 comments | 1287 Views

BOOKS

Book Talk

Palo Alto High School graduate releases a collection of short stories about life and love, Harry Potter fans celebrate release...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Tony Press, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family of Palo Alto man killed by police won't pursue lawsuit

The mother of a man who was fatally shot by Palo Alto police in December 2015 won't pursue a lawsuit after the City of Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, on Jul 29, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 4 comments | 458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto parents ask public's help to find missing son

The parents of a Palo Alto man who vanished 11 days ago are seeking the public's help to find their son, 30-year-old Andrew...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jul 29, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 21 comments | 21771 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The education innovator

Revolutionary change in public education is rare. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/08/the-education-innovator...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Chris Reed, on Jul 29, 2016 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 4491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain swaps out old cars for larger ones to avoid overcrowding

Starting today, Caltrain will be replacing some of its trains with larger trains capable of accommodating more passengers,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Wishing Won't Make It So, BUT...., on Jul 29, 2016 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 4331 Views
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