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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trump to lunch in Palo Alto foothills

With many conflicting rumors swirling in the past few days, it's been confirmed that President Donald Trump's Bay Area fundraiser...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by iSez, 8 minutes ago | 10 comments | 9795 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man shot in the head by his son in case of mistaken identity

A 42-year-old Sunnyvale man was allegedly shot by his son in a possible case of mistaken identity in East Palo Alto, according...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by TLM, 11 minutes ago | 2 comments | 696 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School district: No more international field trips for elementary students

Palo Alto Unified will no longer allow school-sponsored international field trips for elementary school students, leading...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Escondido Parent 3, 11 minutes ago | 33 comments | 3427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Top-ranked but 'viscerally' disappointing: New book details one family's challenging year in Palo Alto schools

Teru Clavel, a mother with a masters degree in comparative international education, has sharp criticism for the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by CA Native, 14 minutes ago | 72 comments | 11615 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Palo Alto school employee killed in Mountain View collision

The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office has identified two people who died in a fiery head-on collision...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Reader, 25 minutes ago | 1 comment | 1395 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business tax proposal moves ahead in Palo Alto

Palo Alto forged ahead Monday toward placing a business tax on the 2020 ballot when the City Council majority signaled its...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Novelera, 26 minutes ago | 3 comments | 761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New rule on electric equipment sparks neighborhood opposition

Residents who enjoy the benefits of having all electric equipment underground in their neighborhood and who wish to keep...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Train neighbor, 43 minutes ago | 10 comments | 1327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State will likely cite Palo Alto Unified for too many students of color in special education

Palo Alto Unified will likely be cited by the state this year for having a significantly disproportionate number of Latino...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Member1, 1 hour ago | 93 comments | 9644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Persky's short-lived job; no end in sight for 'Blue Trees' project

In the latest Around Town column, former Santa Clara County Superior Court judge Aaron Persky finds a new job, only to get...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2019
Last comment by Martha Dogood, 2 hours ago | 48 comments | 5576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Above ground or below? The fight over utility boxes comes to Green Acres

Utility wires may be out of sight in the Green Acres I, where they are tucked away in underground vaults, but they are hardly...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anon, 3 hours ago | 12 comments | 2294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five things to know now about California's new vaccine law

California has a new vaccination law on the books. It cracks down on inappropriate use of medical exemptions that allow kids...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Hulkamania, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 902 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women file away first volleyball loss in over a year

Less than 24 hours after grinding out a win over No. 4 Penn State, No. 1 Stanford dropped a 25-27, 25-27, 25-23, 20-25 decision...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Dave Hill, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 672 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City wants 20% of apartment tenants to drive electric cars

In a city where about 15% of households already own or drive an electric vehicle, Palo Alto leaders are preparing to invest...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by Resident, 4 hours ago | 30 comments | 4041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board questions historic analysis of Castilleja expansion

As Castilleja School moves ahead with its divisive expansion plan, project proponents often cite the Palo Alto institution's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Family Friendly, 5 hours ago | 12 comments | 2606 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto banks on county funds to plan for rail redesign

Palo Alto's ever-shifting plans for redesigning its rail corridor are about to get a welcome boost from the Santa Clara VTA,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2019
Last comment by Morris, 11 hours ago | 9 comments | 2883 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does the City think destroying traffic circulation encourages biking?

How codified is the impetus at City Hall to make driving harder, slower, more dangerous and difficult as the perceived route...

Original post made by citizen on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by and more, 12 hours ago | 12 comments | 289 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford football coach John Ralston dies at age 92

John Ralston, the man who led Stanford to back-to-back Rose Bowl victories in 1971-72, died on Saturday in Sunnyvale. He...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 651 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Equity ripples: East Palo Alto continues to struggle amidst neighboring tech boom

Skyrocketing housing prices, a historical lack of economic, educational and health care opportunities have created seemingly...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2019
Last comment by Raising The Bar In EPA, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 3945 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Peninsula restaurants that opened, closed this summer

Summer saw a flurry of closures and arrivals on the Peninsula. Read on to catch up on what opened and closed this summer. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by Laura Bajuk, 20 hours ago | 16 comments | 2378 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County asks judge to strike down expanded religious refusal rule

Santa Clara County, San Francisco, the state of California and an array of medical groups asked a federal judge on Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Martin Niemöller, 22 hours ago | 6 comments | 1262 Views
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