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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council race: How they won — and lost

A look at the Santa Clara County votes-by-precinct map underscores Alison Cormack’s dominance in the race for a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by Older Resident, on Nov 13, 2018 at 3:46 pm | 33 comments | 5222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arson charges for man rescued at Compadres fire

Palo Alto police arrested a man Saturday night, Nov. 10, on suspicion of starting two fires that afternoon within 50 minutes...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by Keeping An Eye Out for Sociopaths, on Nov 13, 2018 at 3:18 pm | 10 comments | 6000 Views

SPORTS

The Vikings waited 21 years for another CCS water polo title

Ryan Stanley scored six goals, Ben Rapperport made 12 saves and the Palo Alto boys water polo team won the Central Coast...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by III, on Nov 13, 2018 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crucial East Palo Alto bridge on track for March opening

The two sides of East Palo Alto separated by bustling U.S. Highway 101 will soon link again for the first time in more than...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Dave Burckhard, on Nov 13, 2018 at 2:19 pm | 8 comments | 4788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unhealthy air quality and fire risk trigger weekend outdoor space closures

Due to poor air quality expected throughout much of the Bay Area through the weekend and fire danger in some areas, a number...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by Lee, on Nov 13, 2018 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 6194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Second seat in school board race still too close to call

Five days past Election Day, the race for the second seat on the Palo Alto school board is still undecided, though attorney...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2018
Last comment by Smear, on Nov 12, 2018 at 4:50 pm | 20 comments | 5278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New leader picked to head SVCF

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation announced Thursday it has selected a new top executive following a monthslong search....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by wayne douglass, on Nov 12, 2018 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 1366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves bond sales to fund Cal. Ave. garage

Palo Alto's plan to build a six-level garage near California Avenue advanced on Monday night when the City Council authorized...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2018
Last comment by Love to BIKE!, on Nov 12, 2018 at 10:09 am | 13 comments | 2943 Views

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Community Notebook: City agencies, groups to observe Veterans Day

Find out which local and regional offices in Palo Alto will be closed or offering limited services in observance of Veterans...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2018
Last comment by R.Davis, on Nov 12, 2018 at 8:07 am | 4 comments | 1282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beware of smoky air: daily air pollution in Palo Alto

With the focus on air quality due to the California Camp Fire’s current rampage, I’ve finally realized the full severity...

Original post made by ConcernedPalyStudent on Nov. 11, 2018
There are no comments yet. 223 Views

SPORTS

Local girls lacrosse a champion; PA Pickleball earn medals

Menlo Park resident Lauren Hall was named tournament MVP as she helped Team NorCal, based in Palo Alto, go undefeated in...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by JD, on Nov 11, 2018 at 12:11 pm | 16 comments | 1381 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Nearly 800 rally to keep Mueller investigation open

An estimated 800 people rallied outside U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo’s Palo Alto office and at City Hall on Thursday night to protest...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 10, 2018 at 8:11 pm | 23 comments | 2154 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Alert: parachuters with flares expected over Stanford tonight

At about 5:45 p.m. tonight, Saturday, Nov. 10, U.S. Army Golden Knight parachuters are scheduled to be dropped from a plane...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by Question, on Nov 10, 2018 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters turn out in significant numbers

Voters throughout Palo Alto turned out at the polls in significant numbers during California's midterm election on Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Get Out & Vote, on Nov 10, 2018 at 2:16 pm | 17 comments | 1823 Views

SPORTS

Without its Plummer, Stanford still makes a clean sweep

Libero Morgan Hentz continued her defensive wizardry, recording 20 digs, and the No. 2 Stanford women’s volleyball team...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by Terri Brown, on Nov 10, 2018 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 851 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Per the Santa Clara County Website, only 55% of ballots counted

It is 1:21 on Nov. 8. Per the Santa Clara Co. website, only 55% of the votes have been counted. It doesn't give information...

Original post made by Marie on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Marie, on Nov 10, 2018 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 110 Views

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Sea lion found outside Palo Alto Animal Services

A California sea lion tried to cross East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto early Thursday morning but was intercepted by staff...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Thank you, on Nov 10, 2018 at 6:11 am | 2 comments | 9179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cormack, DuBois and Filseth win Palo Alto council seats

Alison Cormack scored an emphatic victory in the race for the Palo Alto City Council on Tuesday, while incumbent Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 9, 2018 at 9:22 pm | 60 comments | 7057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where do your Property Tax Dollars Go?

Found this by clicking on the link on the Santa Clara Tax Collector website. Does this really mean that 45+% of my property...

Original post made by peppered on Nov. 9, 2018
There are no comments yet. 106 Views

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Plan for train trench faces obstacles in south Palo Alto

Palo Alto's ambitious effort to redesign is rail corridor is starting to pick up speed in the southern half of the city,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2018
Last comment by kony, on Nov 9, 2018 at 9:46 am | 72 comments | 6070 Views
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