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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner sentencing draws strong reaction across country

Reaction to last Thursday's high-profile sentencing of a former Stanford University student-athlete convicted of sexual assault...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2016 at 5:43 pm | 86 comments | 16361 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA board OKs new sales-tax measure

The Valley Transportation Authority board of directors gave the green light on Thursday evening to put a long-planned sales-tax...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 8, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 11 comments | 1684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters overwhelmingly approve Ravenswood schools bond

A $26 million bond measure on the June 7 ballot to fund major capital improvements throughout the Ravenswood City School...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Sue Allen, on Jun 8, 2016 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's Project Safety Net seeks input on youth suicide

Palo Alto youth well-being collaborative Project Safety Net has issued a survey to gather more information about perceptions...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by Hua Zheng, on Jun 7, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 5 comments | 1304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Labor groups boost Berman, Veenker in Assembly bids

With the primary election fast approaching, Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman and patent attorney Vicky Veenker are getting...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Stephen, on Jun 7, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 29 comments | 2321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals named for Jordan, Palo Verde

The school district has named a Los Altos elementary school principal and Palo Alto middle school assistant principal as...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Long time PAUSD Parent, on Jun 7, 2016 at 4:13 pm | 23 comments | 5954 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voting begins in June 7 primary

Nearly 550,000 ballots have been mailed to Santa Clara County residents who requested to vote by mail in the June 7 primary...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Voter, on Jun 7, 2016 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 2758 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford University student arrested for attempted rape

A male Stanford University student was arrested early in the morning on Sunday, Jan. 18, for attempted rape, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:50 pm | 16 comments | 9244 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Independent Expenditures for Berman-Who are these people?

I'm afraid that I had no idea what a difference independent expenditures could make in a race. I just looked at Election...

Original post made by Naive Voter on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Craig, on Jun 6, 2016 at 10:28 pm | 9 comments | 864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bernie Sanders rallies crowd during Palo Alto stop

Thousands flocked to Palo Alto to chant, to cheer, to wave signs, and to "feel the Bern" and to experience the rare thrill...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 6, 2016 at 9:15 pm | 35 comments | 5528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide Prevention and Youth Well-Being Survey - ALL COMMUNITY VOICES NEEDED

Project Safety Net Community Survey Attention Palo Alto Students, Parents, Grandparents and Neighbors: YOUR voice is Needed...

Original post made by Community on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by Community, on Jun 6, 2016 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspects sought in high-end purse heist in Palo Alto

Three thieves who stole five high-end purses in a lunchtime caper from the Neiman Marcus department store in Palo Alto got...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to switch special ed law firms

A law firm whose handling of special-education issues for the Palo Alto school district has been criticized for creating...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Reasons, on Jun 6, 2016 at 2:54 pm | 11 comments | 3225 Views

SPORTS

Marquess set to retire after Stanford's 2017 season

College baseball Mark Marquess, Stanford's Clarke and Elizabeth Nelson Director of Baseball, announced on Monday that the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Jun 6, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 998 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to host meeting on roadway restriping project

Palo Alto residents are invited to attend an open house at City Hall on Thursday, June 9, to provide feedback on and get...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jun 6, 2016 at 1:35 pm | 6 comments | 1423 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dan Turner's Statement Regarding The Brock Turner Case

This statement speaks for itself. Unfortunately. https://www.yahoo.com/news/brock-turner-dad-stanford-rape-000000139.html...

Original post made by Not A Stanford Alum on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by Shocked, on Jun 6, 2016 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments | 341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission looks at more 'granny' units

In both size and quantity, "second-dwelling units" are a small solution to one of Palo Alto's colossal problems. Known also...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jun 6, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 79 comments | 9179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:58 am | 360 comments | 282795 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to consider encouraging more granny units

They are small, relatively affordable and can be built without zone changes or public hearings. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:41 am | 60 comments | 6908 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With right-to-die law looming, a personal story emerges

With six months to live, Charles Scott found it harder every day to breathe. He was dying from emphysema, and the last few...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Death with Grace, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:21 am | 7 comments | 3523 Views
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