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AROUND TOWN

Cat maulings by coyotes prompt warning for pet owners

A series of cat maulings in Palo Alto this summer has raised concerns among some residents and has prompted a warning to...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Raccons, on Oct 14, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 6 comments | 3658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss Strategic Plan survey

The school district's 2015 Strategic Plan survey results, which the school board will discuss Tuesday night, offers insight...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Fairness and Honesty, on Oct 14, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 12 comments | 2421 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys top M-A, grab control of PAL water polo race

Prep water polo The Menlo School boys took a big step toward taking back the PAL Bay Division water polo title they lost...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 14, 2015 at 12:35 pm | 15 comments | 3197 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Summit to spotlight domestic violence in Palo Alto

Domestic violence is the kind of issue that is often thought to afflict women in less economically well-off communities....

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Family and Children Services of Silicon Valley, on Oct 13, 2015 at 7:01 pm | 11 comments | 3229 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Teachable Moment

Last week the Paly High student newspaper has editorialized that "The Campanile believes that Dauber acted inappropriately...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 13, 2015 at 6:49 pm | 13 comments | 1158 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recording released of response to motorcycle fatality

Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman has released an audio recording of the Menlo Park Fire District's response to a Sept. 22...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Johnny, on Oct 13, 2015 at 11:05 am | 13 comments | 4791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prioritizing choice programs. No new elementary school.

The PAUSD Board of Education will receive an Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) Update at a study session tonight,...

Original post made by South PA Parent on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sense, on Oct 12, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 65 comments | 1970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Halloween in Palo Alto

How do Palo Alto residents with kids celebrate Halloween? Do they go out trick-or-treating? Where? In their neighbourhood?...

Original post made by Zoya on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Hmm, on Oct 12, 2015 at 8:03 pm | 61 comments | 12087 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation — A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 12, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 40 comments | 7899 Views

SPORTS

Stanford, UCLA all set for a showdown after bye week

No. 15-ranked Stanford is well into preparation for Thursday night's nationally televised game football game on ESPN against...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Tony Sandoval, on Oct 12, 2015 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 1980 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Personalizing the 'urban forest'

The current dialogue over northern Palo Alto's historic "urban forest" may mean that residents need to take more personal...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Oct 12, 2015 at 12:59 pm | 7 comments | 3571 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP: Motorcyclist splitting lanes when crash occurred

A motorcyclist killed Tuesday in a crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto appears to have been splitting lanes at a high...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Chip, on Oct 12, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 39 comments | 9555 Views

AROUND TOWN

New cameras to count bikers, pedestrians

Dozens of cameras will be installed on utility poles throughout Palo Alto as part of the city's latest attempt to gauge the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by To Resident, on Oct 12, 2015 at 10:53 am | 57 comments | 5232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, Publisher Bill Johnson and...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Ed B., on Oct 12, 2015 at 10:29 am | 4 comments | 3209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man booked for stabbing outside Happy Donuts

Palo Alto police have arrested a man who they believe stabbed another man in the back in an alleyway behind Happy Donuts...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by BV resident?, on Oct 12, 2015 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 4364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County approves cold weather homeless shelter program

Santa Clara County will have 255 beds available for the homeless during the winter under a program approved by the board...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 12, 2015 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 2966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: New book club aims to improve interracial understanding in Palo Alto

A new book club starting in Palo Alto seeks to bring readers one step closer to understanding what it's like to be in another's...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Que Pasa, on Oct 11, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 5 comments | 2884 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vehicle strikes by trains up dramatically this year

An increase in the number of vehicles hit by Caltrain commuter trains this year has transit police and at least one city...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by WilliamR, on Oct 11, 2015 at 11:16 am | 22 comments | 3324 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Defensive effort highlights SHP's 47-13 football romp

In the first PAL Bay Division game of the season, Sacred Heart Prep's offense looked like a well-oiled machine, racking up...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 11, 2015 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 2272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor commits to eradicating homelessness among veterans

Citing the deaths of two unhoused women in Palo Alto parks two years ago as emblematic of the need to end homelessness in...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2015
Last comment by follow the lead of Salt Lake City, on Oct 11, 2015 at 9:48 am | 16 comments | 1474 Views
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