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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Experts sound the alarm on 2020 election-meddling

Will deception on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter be a major threat in the upcoming 2020 election? According...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 15, 2019 at 10:44 am | 10 comments | 3968 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What would it take to offer overnight parking to homeless students at Foothill College? $830K and political will.

Foothill College President Thuy Nguyen says questions remain about the financial and operational challenges created by Assembly...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 15, 2019 at 8:31 am | 36 comments | 10938 Views

AROUND TOWN

To reduce waste, Palo Alto takes aim at demolition

In its latest bid to curb construction waste, Palo Alto is preparing to effectively ban contractors from demolishing entire...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 14, 2019 at 4:15 pm | 29 comments | 10741 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Hall managers get 3% raises in new contract

More than 200 City Hall employees, including department heads, managers and supervisors, received a 3% raise this month under...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 13, 2019 at 8:40 pm | 4 comments | 4369 Views

AROUND TOWN

New tenant spotted in old MV OSH building

I drove by the old Orchard Supply location on Charleston and there is a "Ace Hardware" banner hanging over the front doors....

Original post made by Palo Parent on Jul. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 900 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California wants to allow credit cards at the DMV, but it'll cost you a fee

Got a driver's license to renew or a vehicle to register? Well, if you were planning to pay for it with a credit card, you...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2019
Last comment by rsmithjr, on Jul 13, 2019 at 1:52 pm | 3 comments | 16952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accused Buena Vista killer deemed too dangerous for bail

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge on Monday decided that a man accused of stabbing a fellow Buena Vista Mobile Home...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2019
Last comment by Since We're Neighbors..., on Jul 11, 2019 at 6:06 pm | 54 comments | 11392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man for alleged skateboard attack downtown

Palo Alto police have arrested a man who is accused of attacking a pedestrian on University Avenue on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by immigration status?, on Jul 11, 2019 at 4:50 pm | 10 comments | 4458 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Grand jury report blasts VTA for inefficiencies, poor oversight

VTA, the taxpayer-funded agency in charge of offering transit solutions to Santa Clara County's traffic jams, is currently...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 11, 2019 at 4:12 pm | 9 comments | 9046 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Altans form tenants union to fight housing crisis

More than 60 East Palo Alto residents voted on Saturday to form a tenants union to combat rising housing costs that they...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2019
Last comment by Seriously?, on Jul 11, 2019 at 2:23 pm | 44 comments | 6891 Views

SPORTS

Team USA stands alone at the top of women's soccer universe

Former Sacred Heart Prep stars Abby Dahlkemper and Tierna Davidson played for the United States women's senior national soccer...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2019
Last comment by Held Hands, on Jul 11, 2019 at 12:45 pm | 12 comments | 3621 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Would you like a nuclear-free future? Explore how to get there at a free public meeting July 17, 7-9 pm

Free Public meeting Wed. July 17, 7-9pm, Mitchell Park Library, Midtown Room, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto 94303. Sponsored...

Original post made by Judy A on Jul. 11, 2019
There are no comments yet. 677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two peach fruit flies found in Palo Alto pose threat to native wildlife

County officials are inspecting areas in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park after two male peach fruit flies native...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Former Cobra Pilot, on Jul 11, 2019 at 9:40 am | 2 comments | 6569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More retail, parking space will come with planned Cambridge Avenue building

After four years on the drawing board, a new retail-and-office building project on Cambridge Avenue in Palo Alto's California...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 11, 2019 at 8:10 am | 7 comments | 5839 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fires spark near San Francisquito Creek, burning vegetation, transformer

An initial report of a possible airplane crash at the Palo Alto Airport Monday morning turned out instead to be three electrical...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2019
Last comment by Golfer, on Jul 10, 2019 at 9:52 pm | 6 comments | 4548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Skyline homicide suspect pleads not guilty, wants to defend himself

The man charged with murder in the stabbing deaths of two men on Skyline Boulevard last month has pleaded not guilty and...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by Jose Clara, on Jul 10, 2019 at 8:05 pm | 10 comments | 3875 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials offer tips to prepare for a powerful earthquake

In light of the 6.4- and 7.1-magnitude earthquakes in southern California late last week, Palo Alto city officials have stressed...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by Xiao Ping, on Jul 10, 2019 at 7:52 pm | 3 comments | 7155 Views

AROUND TOWN

After years of discord, Ravenswood teachers, staff to get raises

After two years of negotiations on a contract that expired in 2016, Ravenswood City School District teachers will receive...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by What a Waste of $$$, on Jul 10, 2019 at 5:45 pm | 2 comments | 4863 Views

BOOKS

Henry M. Gunn High School

Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/05/30/henry-m-gunn-high-school posted Thursday, May 30,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 5638 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No Security in city parking garages

We found out the hard way. Our daughter's car was broken into and her belongings stolen. The police let us know there are...

Original post made by Another theft victim on Jul. 1, 2019
Last comment by EZ Way To Catch Car Thieves, on Jul 10, 2019 at 1:30 pm | 29 comments | 2956 Views
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