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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor apologizes for downplaying traffic concerns

After facing a backlash for suggesting that the community’s traffic concerns are "exaggerated," Mayor Liz Kniss issued...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, 3 minutes ago | 35 comments | 1525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facing eviction, residents seek urgency ordinance

As Palo Alto prepares for a possible legal showdown with the new owners of downtown's President Hotel over conversion of...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by 40 acres and a mule, 10 minutes ago | 27 comments | 2721 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Foothill-De Anza weighs campus teacher housing

Foothill-De Anza Community College District board members are looking into teacher housing, joining a growing number of agencies...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by Worried, 14 minutes ago | 2 comments | 1560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City rushes to pass law for residents facing eviction

With residents of President Hotel bracing for displacement, Palo Alto officials are rushing to draft an urgency ordinance...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by commonsense, 24 minutes ago | 9 comments | 1171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cities join forces to tackle airplane noise

An effort by cities in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties to form an alliance to address the irksome issue of airplane noise...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by HitTheMoney, 1 hour ago | 75 comments | 4085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class is in session for Palo Alto's high schools

The hallways, classrooms and administrative offices of Palo Alto and Gunn high schools were abuzz on Monday for the first...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by Resident, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 2453 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rescue in progress for person underneath car

A segment of Middlefield Road has been blocked to traffic as crews rescue a person underneath a vehicle this morning, according...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by Ricardo Castañeda , 13 hours ago | 24 comments | 14564 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: At risk of misleading voters

The Palo Alto City Council should have sought to be extra careful about accurately describing the reasons for the proposed...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Gale Johnson, 19 hours ago | 22 comments | 1603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

West Nile virus found in East Palo Alto

West Nile virus-carrying mosquitoes found in East Palo Alto have prompted vector-control officials to order spraying in neighborhoods...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2018
Last comment by A Tradition of Spraying, 19 hours ago | 4 comments | 15234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Planning commission focus: Analysis and action

The Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission chair seeks to clarify the role of the group in the community in response...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Commission watcher, 21 hours ago | 3 comments | 3263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Webcast: Stanford's proposed expansion

Weekly journalists discuss Stanford University's proposed campus expansion and the evolving debate over how much housing...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>MONTHLONG WATER LEAK ...</B> Repairs to a broken pipe that has been spilling thousands of gallons of water onto the...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Lightbulb Moment, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 2376 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Crew returns home after fighting state wildfires

Firefighters from the Palo Alto Fire Department returned home on Thursday afternoon, tired but in good spirits, after 15...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Sophie, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 1711 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Palo Altans trade Silicon Valley lifestyle for better 'quality of life' elsewhere

Former Palo Altans have a spectrum of attitudes toward their city and Silicon Valley, which has burgeoned into a technological,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Happy Resident, on Aug 13, 2018 at 11:41 am | 193 comments | 17126 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto finds flaws in new analysis of Stanford expansion

Despite acknowledging the area's need for more housing, Palo Alto has come out swinging against a new county analysis that...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Aug 13, 2018 at 11:27 am | 42 comments | 4218 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

JCC to unveil new park and pavilion

After almost 10 years of anticipation, Palo Alto's Oshman Family Jewish Community Center will officially unveil its new park...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2018
Last comment by southern Palo Alto, on Aug 13, 2018 at 10:49 am | 4 comments | 2259 Views

BOOKS

Cardinal women on watch list for soccer's Hermann Trophy

Menlo School grad Jaye Boissiere and Sacred Heart Prep grad Tierna Davidson are among five Stanford women's soccer players...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ten candidates vie for seats on Ravenswood school board

The race for three open seats on the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education is heating up, with all three incumbents...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2018
Last comment by Vote 4 Nichole, on Aug 12, 2018 at 11:18 pm | 6 comments | 2876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly releases revised, now-compliant bell schedule

The school district has released a new bell schedule for Palo Alto High School, which was revised at the eleventh hour this...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Samuel L., on Aug 12, 2018 at 8:36 pm | 17 comments | 2689 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge allows health-care initiative to proceed

A measure that would cap how much local health care providers can charge their patients for medical services is set to appear...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2018
Last comment by Dawg, on Aug 12, 2018 at 7:56 pm | 65 comments | 3545 Views
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