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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Video released in fatal Christmas police shooting

Officers who fatally shot a mentally ill man on a Palo Alto street on Christmas Day were justified when they discharged their...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by i am scared!, 3 minutes ago | 31 comments | 3948 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Our election endorsements

Vote-by-mail ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day, June 7. They may also be turned in on Election Day to...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by WilliamR, 4 minutes ago | 5 comments | 1743 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing proposal on Maybell scores a victory

Three years after a proposed housing development on Maybell Avenue stoked a revolt in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, 13 minutes ago | 11 comments | 612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Elevated Thinking on Buses

Are Transit Elevated Buses (TEB) the solution to El Camino and even the railroad on Central Expressway? A new concept...

Original post made by Palo Alto Pedestrian on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, 22 minutes ago | 3 comments | 70 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle-school principal to head secondary education

Sharon Ofek, principal at JLS Middle School since 2009, will be moving to the school district office to serve as chief academic...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Evan Lurie, 49 minutes ago | 12 comments | 2955 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want to understand Silicon Valley?

We arrived in Palo Alto from Hamburg, Germany, on Aug. 6, 2015, with a 5-year-old daughter who was proud to master writing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by curious, 1 hour ago | 11 comments | 3991 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board approves 12 percent pay increases for teachers

The Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday night in a 4-to-1 vote a 12 percent base salary increase for teachers over three...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Teacher age, 2 hours ago | 57 comments | 4024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents call for 'road diet' to curb accidents on Middlefield

For John Guislin and his neighbors on Middlefield Road, screeching tires and clanging metal have become increasingly familiar...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Sundai P, 2 hours ago | 54 comments | 4813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to reboot bike-bridge project

After their first bid to create a "landmark" bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 took an unfortunate turn, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Marroll, 3 hours ago | 25 comments | 3616 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to toss mobile-home park lawsuit

Attorneys for the City of Palo Alto and the Jisser family squared off in federal court on Thursday over whether the closure...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 4 hours ago | 13 comments | 2652 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail launches study for Peninsula segment

With plans accelerating for the Bay Area segment of California's high-speed rail line, Palo Alto officials this week called...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Apple, 14 hours ago | 31 comments | 3095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg plans to raze, replace his Crescent Park homes

Facebook's billionaire CEO Mark Zuckerberg is preparing for a major update to his digs in the Crescent Park neighborhood,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Trump, 14 hours ago | 17 comments | 5961 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Olive Garden site project races to meet deadline

With the clock ticking toward the deadline for new office developments in Palo Alto, two proposals by the same architecture...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Kimberly, 17 hours ago | 25 comments | 5611 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 radar, 23 hours ago | 1095 comments | 189522 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls finish with a flourish

After preseason trailing, six SCVAL De Anza Division dual meets, prelims and finals at league and section meets, the Palo...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Julie armitano, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 68 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Faircourt's bid to ban two-story homes rejected

An effort to ban new two-story homes in the Eichler enclave of Faircourt faltered Wednesday night after a series of last-minute...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Time to stir the pot, on May 27, 2016 at 11:30 am | 14 comments | 2414 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park fire district gets OK from FAA to operate drone

It's taken almost two years, but the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is now authorized by the FAA to operate a portable...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Hermia, on May 27, 2016 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 1127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board approves full-day kindergarten for all

All kindergartners entering the Palo Alto Unified School District this fall and in future years will attend school for a...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by hard to swallow, on May 27, 2016 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 3760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>NEW HOME STORE OPENING ... </B>Two Stanford Business School alumni, Christina Bryant and Steph Peng, will open their...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Seriously?, on May 27, 2016 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 1242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Painting the door red (or turquoise or purple)

Interior designer Kit Davey has advised hundreds of clients on paint colors for their homes and front doors. Some people...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
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