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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves toward business tax to pay for transportation

After four years of false starts and sharp disagreements, Palo Alto kicked off on Monday a new effort to place a business...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by SRB, 3 minutes ago | 17 comments | 1529 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund drive raises record-breaking $411K for local nonprofits

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund campaign exceeded expectations this year by raising $411,000 for local nonprofits, the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by Novelera, 33 minutes ago | 1 comment | 672 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Midpeninsula mayors, tech company transportation leaders convene to talk traffic

In view of a hulking manzanita tree branch hung from the wall at the Unitarian Universalist Church in south Palo Alto, mayors...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by mauricio, 36 minutes ago | 27 comments | 2293 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Hoping for goodwill and leverage, Stanford may wind up with neither

The self-congratulatory press release issued late Monday by Stanford University and Palo Alto school Superintendent Don Austin...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Nonsense, 42 minutes ago | 30 comments | 3555 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alarming data prompts East Palo Alto to consider smoking ban in apartments, condos

East Palo Alto is studying a possible ban on smoking in multiunit housing after a San Mateo County civil grand jury report...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by ChrisC, 43 minutes ago | 7 comments | 4737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto aligns itself against 'one-size-fits-all' housing bills

Responding to a flurry of housing bills moving through Sacramento, Palo Alto's elected leaders took a stance on Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by Nonsense, 2 hours ago | 59 comments | 5520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood appoints new principals for 2019-20 school year

The Ravenswood City School District Board of Education approved new leaders for two schools on Thursday, while other principals...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by Latrelle, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District, teachers union reach tentative agreement on 2% raise

The Palo Alto Unified School District and its teachers union have reached a tentative three-year labor agreement that would...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by School Daze, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 817 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Village Stationers to close Menlo Park and Los Altos locations

For 53 years, Village Stationers has helped Peninsula residents find gifts, cards, office supplies and more at its family-run...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by jenapa, 3 hours ago | 18 comments | 3348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Standing the test of time; undercrossing reopened

In the latest Around Town column, a Palo Alto resident who has become a voice for sexual assault joins a list of influential...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2019
Last comment by construction guy, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 2456 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Coroner identifies East Palo Alto motorcyclist killed in freeway crash

A motorcyclist who died in a Menlo Park crash on U.S. Highway 101 early Saturday morning has been identified as 34-year-old...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by Nancy, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 2900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth squawking about

Last April, Andrea Leslie was nearly ready to debut her chicken restaurant -- slated to be the west coast's first franchise...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2019
Last comment by Recommended, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 1276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Over Simitian objections, school board voices support for Stanford agreement

Palo Alto Unified School District leaders on Tuesday lauded a proposed agreement between the district and Stanford University...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by Anon, 17 hours ago | 65 comments | 7204 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Bringing real-world humanity to the Great Immigration Debate

As the Great Immigration Debate rages in America and other countries, there's a modest bit of sanity -- and humanity -- happening...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, 20 hours ago | 29 comments | 1985 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto offers raises to largest labor union

Citing significant recruitment and retention challenges, Palo Alto is preparing to approve a new three-year contract with...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by Don't Get Fooled...AGAIN, 22 hours ago | 9 comments | 3335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finding a home for youth mental health clinic

An ambitious plan to open a North County youth mental health center is proving to be a challenge, beset by delays and escalating...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2019
Last comment by Followup needed, on Apr 22, 2019 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1946 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is Silicon Valley a threat to humanity?

Journalist and activist Bill McKibben's new book takes stock of how well humankind is coping with the effects of climate...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by Parker Leahy, on Apr 22, 2019 at 11:50 am | 23 comments | 2193 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk

<B><B>PIZZA CHICAGO RELOCATES ... </B> Read the full story here https://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/04/19/shop-talk...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by PA Traditionalist, on Apr 22, 2019 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 259 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Innovative traffic/transport ideas

Why is there no innovation in ideas to improve transport/traffic/parking options in Palo Alto? When I have visited other...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 21, 2019 at 7:40 am | 1 comment | 112 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men finish second at Pac-12 swimming championsips

James Murphy finished second in the 1,650-yard freestyle, one of three Stanford swimmers in the top sixth and the Cardinal...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2019
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