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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: 'Streamlining' the city's residential parking program, really?

Despite the fact that we have more employees per population than almost any other city in California, Palo Alto contracted...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2022
Last comment by Judith Kenney, on May 11, 2022 at 10:19 am | 16 comments | 4538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters: Here's how to cast your primary election ballot by mail, in person

Under Santa Clara County's Voter's Choice Act, all registered voters will be sent mail-in ballots for the June 7 primary...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on May 10, 2022 at 11:59 pm | 2 comments | 3440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students urge more transparency after suicides; school district says it is respecting families' wishes

A group of students is urging the Palo Alto Unified School District to change the way it responds to suicides so that there...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2022
Last comment by Meadow, on May 10, 2022 at 10:37 pm | 15 comments | 8120 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Shocking and appalling': Bay Area leaders gearing up to protect access to legal abortions in California

Local politicians are grappling with the possibility of a reversal on federal abortion rights in light of a leaked Supreme...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
Last comment by vmshadle, on May 10, 2022 at 9:18 pm | 11 comments | 4643 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Congresswomen, speaking in Mountain View, say overturning Roe v. Wade threatens democracy

Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren declared that the U.S. Supreme Court going against public opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade...

Original post made on May. 7, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on May 10, 2022 at 6:43 pm | 24 comments | 4379 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford investigating noose found in tree as hate crime

A noose was found hanging outside a dorm at Stanford University on Sunday and campus police are investigating it as a hate...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1769 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for alleged break-in at Goodwill store

Police arrested a man suspected of breaking into a Goodwill of Silicon Valley store in Palo Alto last week. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on May 9, 2022 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 2531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on Ravenswood's Measure I school bond

Next month, voters in the Ravenswood City School District will be asked to tax themselves and entrust the district with $110...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by revdreileen, on May 9, 2022 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Couple's record-setting $1.1B donation benefits Stanford's new sustainability school

In the latest Around Town column, news about a $1.1 billion donation for Stanford's new sustainability school set to open...

Original post made on May. 7, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3471 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gunn student creates a community cookbook to raise funds for food bank

Sonali Dhir has grown up making meals with her family, so when she ran across data showing that over 100,000 children in...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on May 8, 2022 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 4817 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to revamp parklet program

When parklets sprung up two years ago, city leaders viewed them as a necessary tool to help both restaurants and diners during...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
Last comment by Palo Alto Res, on May 8, 2022 at 1:22 pm | 7 comments | 5924 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified cuts off remote commenting, prompting pushback

During last week's Palo Alto Unified School District board meeting, members of the public could no longer address the board...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2022
Last comment by Samuel L, on May 7, 2022 at 10:00 pm | 10 comments | 4708 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Annette Glanckopf, a veteran organizer who serves on 19 boards, unites residents and neighborhoods

Annette Glanckopf has spent decades bringing together neighbors and neighborhoods throughout Palo Alto. In an interview,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on May 7, 2022 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 974 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest man for lewd act in Palo Alto Safeway

A man who allegedly committed a lewd act in the self-checkout line of a Palo Alto grocery store in January was arrested in...

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by John, on May 7, 2022 at 7:42 pm | 4 comments | 3540 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

This year's Lifetimes of Achievement honorees laid the groundwork for a stronger community

Whether it's establishing neighborhood holiday traditions or boosting educational programs, the volunteer efforts of the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on May 6, 2022 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 2694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's May Fete Parade set to return for 98th edition

The Palo Alto May Fete Parade and Fair is going back to its traditional format this Saturday to the delight of many. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4490 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

From sharing meals to creating ghoulish delights, Gary and Jeff Dunker aims to bring joy to young and old

In an interview, Gary and Jeff Dunker about their volunteer work and the impact it's had on their lives and the community...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1199 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barbara Gross spent her career bringing businesses and nonprofits together

Barbara Gross, a longtime resident of Portola Valley, has used her business ventures to support local nonprofits. In an interview,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
There are no comments yet. 964 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

LaDoris Hazzard Cordell has opened door after door for generations behind her

In an interview, Retired Santa Clara County Superior Court judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell talks about her work and the impact...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
There are no comments yet. 920 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judy and George Marcus invest in local education and charity

Judy and George Marcus, co-owners of Kokkari Restaurant in San Francisco and Evvia in Palo Alto, talk about their volunteer...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1927 Views
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