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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting in East Palo Alto kills one

An East Palo Alto resident died after being shot on Friday night, April 10, police said. East Palo Alto police arrived at...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community examines rail-crossing hazards in Menlo Park

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her car at the Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park, the community...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Hilary, on Apr 13, 2015 at 10:02 am | 14 comments | 3413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: No academic classes during zero period

Palo Alto Superintendent Max McGee has decided that the district's two high schools should not offer academic classes during...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Apr 12, 2015 at 11:03 pm | 190 comments | 9538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council to hear appeal over Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

In what could be the decisive battle in the two-and-a-half-year war over closing the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by m2grs, on Apr 12, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 15 comments | 4555 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council set to approve new signage at City Hall

Seeking to make it easier for the public to find, and get around, the freshly renovated City Hall, Palo Alto plans to spend...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by disconnected, on Apr 12, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 31 comments | 3622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reclaiming California's natural aesthetic

California's native plants are giving the classic lawn a run for its money. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/04/08/reclaiming-californias-natural-ae...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Cynthia Typaldos, on Apr 12, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 1755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can We Tolerate the Best Kind of Diversity in Palo Alto?

Iím a Palo Alto parent of teens. I think, as many do, that there is a problem in our community of academic pressure. Iím...

Original post made by PA parent on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by lesliefunk, on Apr 12, 2015 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth a Look: bluegrass musical, landscape paintings and more

This week, catch the toe-tapping tunes of bluegrass musical "Fire on the Mountain," catch tranquil landscape paintings and...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto music fan, on Apr 11, 2015 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 1301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown affordable-housing complex officially opens

A decade-long effort to build a downtown Palo Alto affordable housing project officially came to fruition Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Slow Down, on Apr 11, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 53 comments | 9403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Caution on parcel tax

Palo Altans have stepped up time and time again to support the schools, through generous donations, bond measures to upgrade...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Sometimes the right thing to do is say NO, on Apr 11, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 105 comments | 7677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ideas to speed up council meetings

Palo Alto's elected officials disagree on many issues, but they are united in their belief that they need to talk less and...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by spike, on Apr 11, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 26 comments | 2608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Helicopters over Palo Alto

I used to be able to ignore a helicopter when it flew overhead. Now they seem to be the harbinger of bad news for Palo Alto....

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jetman, on Apr 10, 2015 at 10:07 pm | 7 comments | 570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call for railroad 'quiet zone' gets louder in Palo Alto

A grassroots call to establish a "quiet zone" for a segment of Palo Alto's rail corridor picked up some volume Monday night...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 10, 2015 at 8:35 pm | 68 comments | 5160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Storify: The fight for Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

The Palo Alto Weekly has created an archive of past news coveraqe, videos, photos and documents related to Buena Vista Mobile...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 10, 2015 at 2:45 pm | 7 comments | 3296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax ballots mailed

The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters mailed ballots this week to the 42,084 registered voters in Palo Alto who are...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by ALPHONSO, on Apr 10, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 95 comments | 4570 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD leadership crisis: the new nadir

"Something needs to be done," McGee said Tuesday. "We're in a crisis situation." It appears that Max McGee has been reading...

Original post made by Throw the bums out on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Honeymooned, on Apr 10, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 54 comments | 1569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to weigh appeal of polarizing downtown development

The intense community dispute over a downtown development that is slated to go up at the former location of Shady Lane on...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 10, 2015 at 10:23 am | 39 comments | 3770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What message are you sending when you vote NO on Measure A?

Many parents are frustrated with the School Board, the Union Rebuke of Principal Herrmann, the way they are treated by district...

Original post made by Reason on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Listen, on Apr 10, 2015 at 1:56 am | 56 comments | 2041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto urges safety improvements along Caltrain corridor

As the Palo Alto school district continues to work on its campuses to respond to a teen suicide cluster, the city has proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 9, 2015 at 10:25 pm | 40 comments | 6728 Views

AROUND TOWN

The joy of music

More Joy. That's the name Ann Benson chose for her musical duo back in 1979 in Dallas, Texas. This weekend, More Joy will...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by BiLingo, on Apr 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 1 comment | 1640 Views
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