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PALO ALTO ISSUES

NextDoor censoring racist posts

The Palo Alto Police use the NextDoor social network and encourage residents to use it to, but many refuse because of there...

Original post made by resident on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by @BTW, on May 11, 2016 at 5:30 pm | 5 comments | 306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gear up for Bike to Work Day Thursday

Cyclists in Palo Alto will head to work -- and school -- during the 22nd annual Bike to Work Day is Thursday, May 12. The...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Bike commuter, on May 11, 2016 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 1780 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto woman charged with neglecting 87-year-old mother

An East Palo Alto woman has been accused of elder abuse for leaving her dependent mother lying on the couch for over a month...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Creole54, on May 11, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 2732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class sizes aren't meeting district targets

Thirty-four students in sixth-grade language arts, 33 in seventh-grade math, 34 in first-year French, 34 in U.S. history,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by outisder, on May 11, 2016 at 10:25 am | 51 comments | 6431 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College continues its baseball run in GSAC playoffs

Max Dutto homered and drove in three runs, Jason Alexander pitched a complete game and the Menlo baseball team defeated top-seeded...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Lee Ann Erceg, on May 11, 2016 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to vote on class-size reduction, other budget requests

The Palo Alto school board will vote Tuesday night on a series of significant budget requests, some of which have increased...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by Toll Uso, on May 10, 2016 at 10:34 pm | 6 comments | 2194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers speak out against full-day kindergarten proposal

Several Palo Alto Unified kindergarten teachers, speaking on behalf of their colleagues, told the school board Tuesday night...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Grandmom, on May 10, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 83 comments | 6917 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Surf Air representatives say they have identified an alternative flight path that would put their planes, and the noise...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, on May 10, 2016 at 3:50 pm | 16 comments | 3383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gina Dalma withdraws from school board race

Less than a month after announcing her candidacy for the Palo Alto Board of Education, parent Gina Dalma is ending her campaign,...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Need Upstanders, on May 10, 2016 at 8:13 am | 10 comments | 1932 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man gropes 15-year-old girl walking in Palo Alto

Police are looking for a man who allegedly groped a 15-year-old girl as she was walking in the Homer Avenue pedestrian tunnel...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford students, faculty, alumni call for new sexual-assault survey

A growing chorus of students, faculty and now alumni are calling on Stanford University to issue a new climate survey to...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Wassup, Doc?, on May 9, 2016 at 5:50 pm | 10 comments | 5681 Views

RESTAURANTS

Stanford Shopping Center announces further renovation plans

Stanford Shopping Center will enjoy a shopping spree of its own over the next two years, spending millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by DonaldT, on May 9, 2016 at 12:16 pm | 33 comments | 34043 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposal to ban two-story houses splits neighbors

What began as an effort to promote harmony and protect the privacy of Royal Manor residents has devolved into a full-fledged...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by MD, on May 9, 2016 at 11:41 am | 72 comments | 6592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A transparency gap

Palo Alto school trustees use the word "transparency" so often a casual observer might be persuaded they mean it. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Observer, on May 8, 2016 at 11:38 pm | 25 comments | 3238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jerry and Dick Smallwood

Dick and Jerry Smallwood are turning their lifetime of achievement into a lifetime of opportunity for local financially needy...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by W Freeman, on May 8, 2016 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen counseling center finds new home

After getting priced out of its former offices in eastern Palo Alto, Adolescent Counseling Services has found a new home...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by 5th Generation, on May 8, 2016 at 12:15 am | 4 comments | 2609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tall Tree Award winners announced

Four individuals and organizations who have contributed to improving children's quality of life have been named as recipients...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Sigh, on May 7, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 21 comments | 5535 Views

SPORTS

Beck bears down to help Stanford top Cal in Pac-12 baseball

==BI Cardinal corner == Freshman Tristan Beck threw a three-hitter over seven innings and received plenty of offensive support...

Original post made on May. 7, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on May 7, 2016 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 784 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eight new East Palo Alto police officers sworn in

The East Palo Alto Police Department will beef up its patrols, traffic enforcement and criminal investigations with eight...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 6, 2016 at 9:25 pm | 7 comments | 2381 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Child care director leaves after allegedly putting children in head locks

Palo Alto's largest child care agency, Palo Alto Community Child Care, has received two violation citations after a state...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Mommy ❤️, on May 6, 2016 at 8:49 pm | 24 comments | 6499 Views
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