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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whizzing cyclists are putting pedestrians on edge

A city effort to make the tunnel under the train tracks at Palo Alto's California Avenue accessible to motorized wheelchairs...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Polly Wanaknow, 18 minutes ago | 55 comments | 3671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opinion: 'Guilt by association' logic is dangerous

In a community as diverse as ours, with citizens from around the world calling Palo Alto home, public officials should demonstrate...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Member, 38 minutes ago | 58 comments | 3613 Views

AROUND TOWN

City scraps plan to raise train tracks at Churchill

Seeking to ease concerns from residents in the Old Palo Alto and Southgate neighborhoods about property seizures, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Ahem, 2 hours ago | 32 comments | 4022 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>BENZ IN THE BAYLANDS ... </B> A new proposal to construct a <B>Mercedes-Benz</B> dealership in the Baylands is about...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by cvvhrn, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-Theranos executives indicted by federal grand jury

The former CEO and COO embattled blood-testing company Theranos have been indicted by a federal grand jury for an alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2018
Last comment by Nayeli, 5 hours ago | 18 comments | 1710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary principal reprimanded for special-education failures

Juana Briones Elementary School Principal Tom Jacoubowsky was reprimanded in January for leadership failures that led the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by John, 6 hours ago | 21 comments | 4729 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic downtown apartment building sold to hotel developer

The one-time fashionable President Hotel, whose iconic rooftop sign defined downtown Palo Alto skyline during its heyday,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by No Tenants Protection/No Housing Preservation in Palo Alto?, 11 hours ago | 27 comments | 6522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Details emerge about investigation of East Palo Alto preschool director

The director of Ravenswood City School District's preschool was formally disciplined for releasing the wrong child to an...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Say Nay To Gentrification , 17 hours ago | 15 comments | 7380 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail redesign stokes fears of property takings

As Palo Alto approaches a key decision point in selecting new designs for its four rail crossings, residents are increasingly...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by Reality Check, 20 hours ago | 147 comments | 8650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituaries

<B>Ruth Juhua Chou Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2018/06/08/obituaries posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2018
Last comment by cvvhrn, on Jun 16, 2018 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Weekly reporter Don Kazak dies

Don Kazak, who joined the Palo Alto Weekly staff when the paper was launched in 1979 and remained for almost 30 years as...

Original post made on May. 23, 2018
Last comment by Michael Levin, on Jun 16, 2018 at 1:11 pm | 14 comments | 2711 Views

SPORTS

First-year Gunn football optimistic about the future

There's no question that Jason Miller finds himself in a different situation as the newly-hired football coach at Gunn than...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by BW, on Jun 16, 2018 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 1199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents sound off on Ross Road changes

After installing a host of "traffic calming" measures aimed at promoting bicycling on Ross Road, Palo Alto officials are...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 15, 2018 at 10:29 pm | 71 comments | 4547 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court documents detail alleged sexual assault of girl on jog

A female high school student who said she was sexually assaulted at gunpoint while on a run in Palo Alto in March told her...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 15, 2018 at 9:48 pm | 4 comments | 1962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fanning the spark

Spark, a Bay Area nonprofit that pairs working professionals with low-income middle school students of color, allow students...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Ben Stewart, on Jun 15, 2018 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1498 Views

RESTAURANTS

State orders Palo Alto restaurant firm to pay workers millions in back wages

The owners of downtown Palo Alto restaurants Rangoon Ruby and Burma Ruby have been ordered by the state labor commissioner’s...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jun 15, 2018 at 4:14 pm | 34 comments | 16625 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves electric rate increase

Utility rates in Palo Alto are set to go up by 6 percent in July, an increase that utilities officials attribute largely...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Hawaii example, on Jun 15, 2018 at 2:50 pm | 11 comments | 1726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hacker guilty on all counts in attack on Palo Alto Online

A federal jury on Wednesday convicted Ross M. Colby of two felonies and three misdemeanors relating to computer hacking of...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by AskingForAFriend, on Jun 15, 2018 at 1:49 pm | 13 comments | 3546 Views

SPORTS

On the recruiting trail with M-A football star Heimuli

Menlo-Atherton football coach Adhir Ravipati and senior-to-be Daniel Heimuli have been spending some time on the road visiting...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Bill Widmer, on Jun 15, 2018 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents must vacate President Hotel Apartments by November

Residents at the historic President Hotel Apartments in downtown Palo Alto received notice Tuesday, June 12, that they will...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Aria, on Jun 15, 2018 at 12:23 pm | 32 comments | 7620 Views
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