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Guest Opinion: The 'unmasking' of Palo Alto

Please, reluctant face coverers, spare us the dissecting table (and the autopsy table) and wear the damn mask. It's not that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by Walker, 1 hour ago | 52 comments | 8053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Face shields and testing: Teachers union asks for protection, flexibility in working conditions this fall

The Palo Alto school district and Palo Alto Educators Association have begun negotiating working conditions for the next...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Samuel L., 1 hour ago | 73 comments | 14039 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou seeks fresh term on Palo Alto City Council

City Councilwoman Lydia Kou, who over the past four years established herself as one of Palo Alto's most strident opponents...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Cringey, 1 hour ago | 46 comments | 3104 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

To protect new recruits, Palo Alto looks to offer retirement incentives to public safety veterans

Palo Alto is preparing to offer $30,000 payments to Police and Fire department veterans who are willing to accept an early...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by Paul Brophy, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 1581 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New deal may force nonprofit groups out of Cubberley

As part of the new agreement, which the Palo Alto school board approved on Tuesday night and which the City Council has yet...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, 2 hours ago | 43 comments | 4868 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Coronavirus weekend update: The latest COVID-19 news

The biggest news from this past week is the revised San Mateo County Health order that allows for the reopening of places...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by How accurate are these tests?, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 1056 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local bans on residential evictions extended into August, but may leave business tenants behind

Cities and counties throughout California are racing to extend emergency rules prohibiting landlords from evicting tenants...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by rsmithjr, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 1143 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: 5G cell towers are coming to your neighborhood

Palo Alto neighborhoods may about to experience a significant increase in the number of cell towers along their streets,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by Millennial 5G FAN, 3 hours ago | 91 comments | 7502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto public, private high schools team up for car parade graduation

While graduating high school seniors can't walk across the stage to receive their diplomas surrounded by friends and family...

Original post made on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by Rambutan, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 2727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Feeding the front line with hundreds of meals; Students benefit from anonymous gift of books

In the latest Around Town column, news about a fundraiser that has resulted in hundreds of meals for hospital workers, an...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The coronavirus forced a mass exodus from Stanford. Meet four students who stayed.

Four students who have remained at Stanford University during the shutdown share the challenges and unexpected silver linings...

Original post made on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by Alvin, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 10724 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board to discuss reopening plan, budget cuts

The Palo Alto school board will discuss on Tuesday a detailed plan for reopening schools this fall, including proposed bell...

Original post made on May. 26, 2020
Last comment by John Hicks, 18 hours ago | 66 comments | 6633 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: A better way to save vital city services

The COVID emergency is forcing our city government to face the most difficult challenges it has encountered in decades. Valued...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Be realistic, 22 hours ago | 47 comments | 3909 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palantir threatens to move out of downtown Palo Alto

An interview with the CEO of Palantir: https://www.axios.com/palantir-alex-karp-headquarters-california-1dd44454-89c5-4773-a01d-c0f183654c08.html "We...

Original post made by resident on May. 26, 2020
Last comment by Online Name, on May 29, 2020 at 1:41 pm | 24 comments | 962 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Curbside pickup — a step forward, but far from a lifeline for businesses

While store owners eagerly wait for the all-clear to reopen for in-store shopping, so too, apparently, do customers. Some...

Original post made on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by TLM, on May 29, 2020 at 1:25 pm | 3 comments | 2239 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plexiglas shields and temperature screenings. Workspace changes won't look too radical, but they may feel invasive.

Now more than ever before, employers must think in granular detail about how workers interact within the workplace environment...

Original post made on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by Online Name, on May 29, 2020 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 2420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A/B Schedule is unfortunate

I'm an incoming senior at Gunn High School, and I'm a little disappointed about the PAUSD's draft re-opening plan. Apologies...

Original post made by Incoming Senior on May. 25, 2020
Last comment by Aleks Totic, on May 29, 2020 at 10:16 am | 17 comments | 610 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In a pandemic, local wildland firefighters face new challenges

Fire. Drought. Pestilence. It's a recipe for a big-screen apocalyptic movie. For California, it's also a scenario that could...

Original post made on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on May 29, 2020 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facing a shaky financial future, Stanford projects budget cuts, layoffs

Stanford University, projecting a $267 million loss from the first six months of the coronavirus shutdown, is planning for...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by aanonomous, on May 29, 2020 at 8:30 am | 15 comments | 5918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facing budget shortfall, Palo Alto agrees to cut more than 70 positions

Facing a public outcry about recent proposals to cut funding for popular art and teen programs, the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Frankie , on May 29, 2020 at 6:55 am | 27 comments | 6642 Views
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