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PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail may launch first in Silicon Valley

California's high-speed rail system would make its debut in the Bay Area, with bullet trains whisking passengers between...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Feb 23, 2016 at 11:05 pm | 35 comments | 6045 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Releases First Airport Noise Report

In terms of accountability and transparency of airport operations, PAO, our city-owned airport has a long way to go. This...

Original post made by Aviation Limits on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Jetman, on Feb 23, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 4 comments | 339 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real Estate Matters: Representing both buyer and seller: a conflict of interest?

Although the practice is completely legal and widely accepted in California, it seems impossible for one real estate agent...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Not from Palo alto, on Feb 23, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 27 comments | 3411 Views

AROUND TOWN

An oasis even without the orchards

The neighborhood name, Palo Alto Orchards, conjures up pastoral images of when Santa Clara County was the Valley of Heart's...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Grumpy Old Guy, on Feb 23, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 7224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Calling out cheating

Parents and students didn't agree on much at Tuesday's school board meeting on what further reforms would improve the learning...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Buddy, on Feb 23, 2016 at 2:51 pm | 39 comments | 4529 Views

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Palo Alto settles suit after allegations of excessive force

Palo Alto will pay $250,000 to settle its lawsuit with a Los Altos Hills resident who claimed he was unfairly arrested, subjected...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Palo alto native, on Feb 23, 2016 at 12:40 pm | 11 comments | 3754 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Chinese New Year celebration welcomes all

Palo Alto residents won't have to travel to San Francisco's Chinatown to celebrate this year's Chinese Lunar New Year. The...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Hopeful, on Feb 23, 2016 at 8:52 am | 10 comments | 6186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A girls shine at CCS wrestling as Bears pin down fourth

For competing in only their first year as a team, the Menlo-Atherton girls made quite an impact in their inaugural season....

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by MENLO, on Feb 23, 2016 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 3367 Views

AROUND TOWN

City snags cheapest-ever solar-power contract

Palo Alto's outlook for expanding its supply of cheap, green energy brightened this week, when a City Council committee enthusiastically...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Justin, on Feb 22, 2016 at 10:37 pm | 11 comments | 6535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board sticks with law firms

The Palo Alto school board opted Tuesday night to renew the district's contracts with its primary law firms, including one...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by PAUSD needs better administration, on Feb 22, 2016 at 6:29 pm | 6 comments | 651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

KIPP Bay Area Schools to open charter school in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto parents who have been working tirelessly for well over a year to bring a new public-school option to their...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by A Proud KIPP Parent, on Feb 22, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 9 comments | 4667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

EIR raises concerns about city's future

Earlier this month, Palo Alto unveiled a draft environmental study of various strategies for city growth. The 837-page state-mandated...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 44 comments | 5948 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Assembly candidates square off in Democratic forum

The race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento kicked off in earnest on Sunday afternoon at a forum in Los Altos...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2016
Last comment by Justacitizen, on Feb 22, 2016 at 12:52 pm | 7 comments | 3578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pursuing the rocky path to college

Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/02/12/pursuing-the-rocky-path-to-college posted Friday, February...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 22, 2016 at 11:17 am | 2 comments | 950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Masseuse gets 13 years in state prison for molestation

An East Palo Alto man operating an unregulated massage business out of a shed in his backyard was sentenced Friday to 13...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by CoachFromAnotherTown, on Feb 22, 2016 at 10:57 am | 2 comments | 1500 Views

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Toxic chemical discovery prompts changes in Stanford housing project

A discovery of toxic vapors in the middle of a construction site has prompted Stanford University to redesign portions of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Groundswell Technologies, on Feb 22, 2016 at 10:02 am | 16 comments | 7227 Views

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Family escapes from three-alarm Palo Alto house fire

Firefighters Saturday battled a difficult three-alarm fire in a Professorville neighborhood home in Palo Alto Saturday, calling...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by moi, on Feb 22, 2016 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 5580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can you get into the summer school registration?

https://www.pausd.org/programs/summer-school Clearly says that the links for the highschool registration ( Living Skills...

Original post made by SummerSchoolRegistration on Feb. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 145 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown parking program set for more changes

Downtown Palo Alto's nascent parking-permit program is about to undergo another transformation, with the latest changes aimed...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by downtown north, on Feb 22, 2016 at 7:02 am | 38 comments | 4833 Views

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Castilleja proposes enrollment-growth plan

Just over two years since the City of Palo Alto penalized Castilleja School for exceeding its enrollment cap, the school...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Churchill neighbor, on Feb 22, 2016 at 12:51 am | 52 comments | 5105 Views
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