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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Greene Middle School celebrates 'transformative' renaming

Greene Middle School held a rededication ceremony on Wednesday in honor of its new namesake, an African-American technologist,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Lip service , 14 minutes ago | 3 comments | 561 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City leaders vow to improve code enforcement

Palo Alto leaders pledged on Tuesday to reform the city’s glitchy code-enforcement program, which according to a new audit...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by safety, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 1365 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Finding Juana

The moment visitors step into the Los Altos History Museum, they're greeted by a wooden awning, painted white and covered...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by Just Another Teardown, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 1390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district eyes mitigation for Stanford growth

The Palo Alto Board of Education is considering a resolution that calls for specific mitigation efforts surrounding Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by PA Grandma, 1 hour ago | 14 comments | 2166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sees a rash of car burglaries

A series of car burglaries was recorded in Palo Alto from Nov. 5 to this past Monday, all of which occurred near the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Bad Santa, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district equity coordinator resigns midyear

The midyear departure of Palo Alto Unified equity coordinator Keith Wheeler has prompted questions about whether the position...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by The Elephant in the room, 2 hours ago | 10 comments | 1593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smoke from Camp Fire causing unhealthy air on Peninsula

The Bay Area Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for Friday due to heavy smoke blowing into...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by tru***** pol*****, 2 hours ago | 54 comments | 5895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open discussion of PAUSD middle school math program

We hope to initiate here an open discussion between our community members on our current middle school math program and...

Original post made by Greene and Paly parent on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by @chinese parent, 2 hours ago | 53 comments | 1326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University files amicus brief in Harvard admissions case

Stanford University is among the 15 private universities that have joined together in "one voice" in an amicus brief to defend...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Alum, 3 hours ago | 36 comments | 3091 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Does Palo Alto really need a 'Parking Entrapment Zone'?

I seldom get parking tickets. I deeply respect time limits, permit parking and especially handicapped-parking spaces. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by Nayeli, 4 hours ago | 55 comments | 6033 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health care measure heads for defeat in Palo Alto

A proposal by a union of health care workers to impose caps on how much Palo Alto’s medical providers can charge patients...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Curious, 5 hours ago | 41 comments | 9256 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The voters speak

Tuesday's local election should send a strong message to current office holders about what will help them win — and lose...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by Eric Filseth, 5 hours ago | 52 comments | 2392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Abrica, Wallace-Jones lead in East Palo Alto Council race

East Palo Alto Mayor Ruben Abrica and tech executive Regina Wallace-Jones are in the lead in a race for two seats on East...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by EPA & PA Separatism, 5 hours ago | 27 comments | 3640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit finds flaws in code enforcement

Palo Alto's ever evolving and much maligned code-enforcement program will face fresh scrutiny from city leaders next week...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by Leaf Blowers Are Just a Part of PA, 6 hours ago | 26 comments | 4269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Structure fire erupts at former Compadres Restaurant site

Palo Alto firefighters responded to a structure fire that erupted at 3877 El Camino Real in Palo Alto, a vacant building...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by A Close Call, 6 hours ago | 24 comments | 7289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire Department prepares for influx in medical-response calls

Faced with a rising Palo Alto's senior population and surging demand for emergency medical response, Fire Department officials...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Martin, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 689 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facing tight housing market, tenants worry over uncertain future

Dennis Backlund spends most nights lying awake wondering where he's going to live. Soon the day will come when he must leave...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by Keep America American, 6 hours ago | 69 comments | 5632 Views

AROUND TOWN

CCS football playoffs get delayed again due to air quality

The Palo Alto, Menlo-Atherton and Sacred Heart Prep Central Coast Section Open Division football games have been postponed...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss revised police contract

The school board will discuss tonight a revised memorandum of understanding with the police department that no longer includes...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by 21 Jump Street, on Nov 13, 2018 at 5:46 pm | 3 comments | 1484 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ways to help victims of the Camp Fire

Several Midpeninsula organizations are collecting goods and organizing volunteers to help those affected by the still out-of-control...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 13, 2018 at 3:59 pm | 1 comment | 2649 Views
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