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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 European vs Asian Last Names , 10 hours ago | 67 comments | 5334 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 One of the many nice, giving parents in the district, 23 hours ago | 26 comments | 5329 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: U.S. Postal Service plans to relocate East Palo Alto office

The East Palo Alto post office's landlord doesn't plan to renew the lease of the Bay Road site and instead redevelop the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by elizabeth Jackson, on Jun 20, 2018 at 6:31 pm | 19 comments | 3650 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto man languishes in a Nepal jail

A Palo Alto man who has spent years helping to advance education for Nepalese girls and women is locked in a jail in Nepal...

Original post made on May. 16, 2018
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 20, 2018 at 2:29 pm | 25 comments | 11313 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Recall chair seeks attorneys fees from judge

The chair of the successful effort to unseat Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky is asking him to pay $112,456...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by JoanneH, on Jun 20, 2018 at 2:08 pm | 14 comments | 2693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In wake of renaming, school board seeks to address discrimination

Palo Alto school board members agreed Tuesday with community members' pleas that they must face head on reports of racism...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by send names to Texas, on Jun 20, 2018 at 1:46 pm | 35 comments | 5653 Views

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 Wow Punisher!, on Jun 20, 2018 at 1:44 pm | 81 comments | 5263 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 Got my popcorn, on Jun 20, 2018 at 1:38 pm | 79 comments | 5037 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 Online Name, on Jun 20, 2018 at 11:13 am | 38 comments | 8654 Views

SPORTS

Bellis among field at Mubadala Silicon Valley tennis Classic

Atherton resident CiCi Bellis will be among the 21 women's tennis players, all ranked among the top 85 in the world, in the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by RickEymer, on Jun 19, 2018 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 522 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 Tony, on Jun 19, 2018 at 7:08 pm | 12 comments | 2102 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Making public safety beautiful

Though only recently acquainted with California Avenue and the surrounding neighborhood in Palo Alto, artist Peter Wegner...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1134 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 Carol, on Jun 19, 2018 at 10:46 am | 36 comments | 17094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finding meaning, 'light' post graduation

In Sterling K. Brown’s commencement address to the Class of 2018 at his alma mater Stanford University on Sunday, the award-winning...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by Novelera, on Jun 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may sue over airplane noise

In its latest attempt to address the growing problem of airplane noise, Palo Alto is forging new alliances and exploring...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2018
Last comment by Madias, on Jun 18, 2018 at 9:21 am | 89 comments | 6097 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 AllYouCanEat, on Jun 18, 2018 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 1822 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 RIP is offensive., on Jun 17, 2018 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 230 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 Online Name, on Jun 17, 2018 at 6:23 pm | 28 comments | 6843 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 , on Jun 16, 2018 at 11:38 pm | 15 comments | 7433 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, on Jun 16, 2018 at 9:04 pm | 147 comments | 8883 Views
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