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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Conversation about race starts with events, book group

Vowing to change the nation's culture of racism by beginning locally, hundreds of Palo Alto residents gathered at the University...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by white male Palo Altan, on Aug 4, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 17 comments | 3532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Burglars scared off by alarm at Palo Alto home

Palo Alto police are looking for two people who attempted to burglarize a home on the 3800 block of Corina Way on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 4, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 3534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mixed opinions on foreign-language education

"Strong," "innovative," "creative" -- as well as "disjointed," "not supported" and "gaps" -- are all words Palo Alto teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 4, 2015 at 8:46 am | 27 comments | 5913 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In drought, Palo Alto reduces water use by 36 percent

With the hottest summer months at less than the halfway mark, Palo Alto is forging ahead toward meeting its state-mandated...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Numbers Check, on Aug 4, 2015 at 8:36 am | 51 comments | 4119 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Senior center expansion faces potentially turbulent parking challenge

Avenidas, the downtown Palo Alto senior-services center, has announced plans for a major expansion of its historic building...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 3, 2015 at 7:44 pm | 11 comments | 2581 Views

SPORTS

Cricket in Palo Alto

I saw a picture of a kids cricket club starting in Palo Alto, they were looking for a place to play. Not sure if anyone knows...

Original post made by Parent on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Cricket Palo Alto, on Aug 3, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 147 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto women arrested in connection with residential burglary

Two East Palo Alto women were arrested Thursday in connection with a residential burglary in Redwood City. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Aug 3, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 3209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas plans criticized over clashing styles

Hoping to accommodate Palo Alto's rapidly rising senior population, Avenidas is moving ahead with an ambitious plan to build...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by South of Page Mill, on Aug 3, 2015 at 12:31 pm | 32 comments | 3997 Views

AROUND TOWN

New local organization capitalizes on recycled water

When the time comes for lawn watering, why use water fresh from the tap when the option of recycled water is available? For...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Brenna Malmberg, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:44 am | 9 comments | 3222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Demo Day for summer cohort at East Palo Alto's first accelerator on Aug 7!

Y Combinator, Seedcamp, Startupbootcamp, and now StreetCode Accelerator in East Palo Alto. Yup, it's finally happening: East...

Original post made by Michael on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael, on Aug 2, 2015 at 9:48 pm | 1 comment | 447 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bike thefts in Palo Alto spike, prompting warning from police

A spate of bicycle thefts occurred recently in Palo Alto, with 10 thefts in the span of a week, according to police reports. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Aug 2, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 57 comments | 6550 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto streets to get more lighting

About 25 East Palo Alto streets will have improved safety after the East Palo Alto City Council voted to approve a new LED...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Mark Dinan, on Aug 2, 2015 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 2404 Views

SPORTS

Injury knocks Serena out of Bank of the West Classic

World No. 1 and defending champion Serena Williams has been forced to withdraw from the 2015 Bank of the West Classic tennis...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ronnyc, on Aug 1, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 1 comment | 1090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Mark Zuckerberg, wife to become first-time parents

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl, according to an announcement...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Also had miscarriages, on Aug 1, 2015 at 6:27 pm | 16 comments | 2287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr Rowen, viruses and ozone therapy v vaccines

Yes, ozone therapy is very effective against viruses and bacteria, such as measles, even ebola. Here is one of many interviews...

Original post made by Mom on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by A Jacks, on Aug 1, 2015 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District's special ed department gets new director

When Superintendent Max McGee began his new post in the Palo Alto Unified School District last fall, one of the first changes...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Aug 1, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 12 comments | 6140 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why is Ground Water Pumping Still Allowed in Palo Alto?

Last night I was walking my dog and saw a new house being built in the 2100 block of Cowper in OId Palo Alto. The site was...

Original post made by Bill Glazier on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Aug 1, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 146 comments | 5076 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones

About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 12 comments | 410 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bicycle Traffic Lights

Here's an article with some good ideas for bikes, pedestrians and vehicle traffic. Bike traffic lights are necessary at many...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Good for spenders, on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 2 comments | 193 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Discovering new worlds

The third annual Mobile Digital Art & Creativity Summit will be held Aug. 7-9 at the Palo Alto Art Center. The exhibition...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Caroline Mustard, on Jul 31, 2015 at 7:59 pm | 2 comments | 3053 Views
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