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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents to city: Build police building now

After 17 years of fits and starts in Palo Alto's quest to build a new police headquarters, residents at a community meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by BS, 3 minutes ago | 15 comments | 3583 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 John B., 30 minutes ago | 41 comments | 3340 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Mauricio

I have deleted some of Mauricio's comments from my blog as they were not on topic. But I think Mauricio wants to discuss...

Original post made by stephen levy on Feb. 14, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 33 minutes ago | 4 comments | 61 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hidden Surveillance Camera

A lot of families install hidden surveillance cameras for security reasons. This helps the community and neighborhood. Most...

Original post made by SpyingNeighbor on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Seriously, 1 hour ago | 19 comments | 390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's new "Bring your own device to school" policy

What does everyone think about this new policy that Paly wants all students to bring a laptop, tablet, or similar to school...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hmmmm, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford wins plaudits for Escondido Village housing proposal

While Palo Alto struggles to address its severe housing shortage, Stanford University is swiftly moving ahead with an ambitious...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by It Never Ends, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 2111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly program makes frosh feel connected

Imagine a well-established program that eases the transition into high school by providing freshmen with smaller learning...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Joy Learns More, 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 1370 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility rates set to rise in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents should brace themselves for a dramatic spike in their utility bills in July, with electricity, gas, water...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, 3 hours ago | 29 comments | 4913 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise age for tobacco sales

Seeking to make Palo Alto a regional leader in a crusade against cigarette smoke, city officials are preparing to raise the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Carol B., 9 hours ago | 15 comments | 1809 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andronico's at Edgewood?

Is this ever going to happen? The article back in September said it was "soon" coming to Edgewood. Define "soon"....

Original post made by ShopperB on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by Palo Altan, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 84 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to test new office cap

When Palo Alto officials agreed last year to institute an annual limit on office development, the goal was to slow down the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Allen Akin, 17 hours ago | 33 comments | 2850 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Evergreen Park wants annexation to parking-permit program

With their neighborhood rapidly becoming a de facto commuter parking zone, residents of Evergreen Park want the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, 19 hours ago | 27 comments | 3044 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 Long Time Observer, on Feb 13, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 8 comments | 2385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district committee to review all school names

Following the tearful testimony of one African-American student and an entire class of Palo Alto High School students who...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Name it SK Middle School, on Feb 13, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 57 comments | 4395 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood boys grab lead from SHP, but co-title seems likely

==BI Friday's prep hoops== The Pinewood boys grabbed the lead back in the West Bay Athletic League basketball race following...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Fan, on Feb 13, 2016 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 627 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A rare look inside Ronald McDonald House

A large expansion that will more than double the number of accommodations for families with sick children at Ronald McDonald...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 13, 2016 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 1504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing up undocumented

Editor's note: Pseudonyms are being used by three of the undocumented youth interviewed for this story, at their request...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by It Never Ends, on Feb 13, 2016 at 10:05 am | 12 comments | 3438 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park-based InnVision Shelter Network unveils new brand

After a year in the works, a new name and brand for InnVision Shelter Network, the Menlo Park-based homeless services nonprofit,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by RealBay, on Feb 12, 2016 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 2730 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley's year: 'amazing' but with 'perils'

Joint Venture Silicon Valley's annual economic study found that 2015 was a year of record-breaking growth and prosperity,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Ed Barbar, on Feb 12, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 44 comments | 72347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Raises approved for top Palo Alto officials

With all of Palo Alto's labor groups engaged in negotiations over new contracts, the City Council swiftly approved raises...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by Real deal, on Feb 12, 2016 at 7:36 pm | 15 comments | 2174 Views
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