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PALO ALTO ISSUES

JCC opens its doors for Community Tuesdays

Events for seniors this fall at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center include lectures by authors, doctors, historians...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 6, 2015 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 2997 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire forces Palo Alto family from home

A fire at a one-story home in Palo Alto Wednesday night displaced a family, but no one was injured in the incident, according...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by jim, on Nov 6, 2015 at 7:22 am | 9 comments | 6221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Annual charitable-giving drive launches

Life-skills classes for at-risk youth, an art program to bring East Palo Alto and PaloAlto kids together to learn from and...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3960 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gender terms and definitions

Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/06/gender-terms-and-definitions posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On privacy, early intervention and medical advances

"Stealth" is a common term used to describe transgender people who have transitioned but choose to not publicly reveal their...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2727 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist struck, killed by car on Page Mill

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car just outside of Palo Alto this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Spicer, on Nov 6, 2015 at 4:09 am | 102 comments | 22363 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Door to Door Home Buyer?

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Original post made by PA Resident on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by interesting, on Nov 5, 2015 at 10:06 pm | 155 comments | 30588 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sexual-assault case against Joe Lonsdale dropped

A civil case filed earlier this year against Joe Lonsdale, founder of Palo Alto software company Palantir, by a former girlfriend...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by icky, on Nov 5, 2015 at 8:58 pm | 11 comments | 5495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAF rallies the troups (once again)

From their recent email to their followers: "We have got another chance to speak up about the housing crisis on Monday November...

Original post made by ambivalent PAF member on Oct. 31, 2015
Last comment by the drumbeat continues, on Nov 5, 2015 at 11:50 am | 47 comments | 1250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district eyes new budget priorities

A special Board of Education budget study session on Tuesday night offered a wide-ranging but still-preliminary look at where...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 5, 2015 at 11:04 am | 8 comments | 2932 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tech Life: Smart utilities

A quick change to an advanced meter transforms a home from an isolated energy user into a piece of the local energy grid. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Oxymoron, on Nov 5, 2015 at 8:45 am | 11 comments | 2179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing the achievement gap, one student at a time

Can one-on-one, targeted tutoring provided to disadvantaged students in their very first years of school help reduce the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Nov 4, 2015 at 7:07 pm | 30 comments | 5720 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Winter Spare the Air season starts Sunday

A seasonal ban on wood-burning fires is starting soon, and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials say it includes...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Too much, on Nov 4, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 8 comments | 1941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Gunn High School to host event regarding wellness program

Dr. Shashank Joshi of Stanford University will be the guest speaker at an event at Gunn High School regarding the school's...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Walking wounded, on Nov 4, 2015 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 2006 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents challenge proposed traffic signal on Page Mill

A proposal by state, county and local officials to add a traffic signal at the Interstate 280/Page Mill Road interchange...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Pete, on Nov 4, 2015 at 9:33 am | 65 comments | 10339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss new programs, investments

Full-day kindergarten, world-language instruction at the elementary schools and a new high school counseling program are...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Throwing money, on Nov 4, 2015 at 8:31 am | 15 comments | 1120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The perils of innovation

'Innovation' is a word we all love to use to distinguish our region's culture and values from other places and to impress...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Nov 4, 2015 at 8:22 am | 67 comments | 4722 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Businesses, apartments targeted for composting

In a city where good enough is rarely good enough, a plan is afoot to make it mandatory for Palo Alto's apartment dwellers,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2015
Last comment by ndn, on Nov 4, 2015 at 7:28 am | 39 comments | 4526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal shelter is not closing, city officials say

A website petition claiming that Palo Alto plans to close its animal shelter prompted city officials to issue a press release...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 3, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 25 comments | 3419 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike projects expand, evolve in Palo Alto

From Homer Avenue in the north to Chalreston Road in the south, Palo Alto's elaborate system of bike boulevards continues...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Future Rider, on Nov 3, 2015 at 5:09 pm | 53 comments | 5516 Views
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