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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto struggles to find an answer on rail redesign

Despite widespread recognition that Palo Alto urgently needs to reconfigure its rail crossings to accommodate increasing...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2019
Last comment by Reality Check, 5 hours ago | 35 comments | 3548 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves new deal for waste collection

China's recent decision to stop accepting most of the world's recyclable materials rippled through Palo Alto on Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2019
Last comment by ferdinand, 7 hours ago | 14 comments | 2224 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Restraining order filed against school superintendent's husband

Marielena Gaona-Mendoza, a trustee on the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education, has filed a restraining order...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by petition , 7 hours ago | 41 comments | 5106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board backs teacher housing proposal

A proposal to build affordable housing for local teachers and staff in Palo Alto took another step forward on Tuesday with...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by RV Dweller, 8 hours ago | 13 comments | 2701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

President Hotel residents told to leave by end of January

After months of negotiations that temporarily extended their stays, the remaining residents of President Hotel Apartments...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by Witness To An Eviction, 9 hours ago | 37 comments | 6383 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest alleged prowler carrying knife, stolen mail

A man allegedly caught prowling in a backyard within Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood on Sunday afternoon was stopped...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2019
Last comment by NRA Member, 10 hours ago | 5 comments | 784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto educational pioneer dies at 91

Gertrude Dyer Wilks, a longtime East Palo Alto resident who became a prominent and powerful figure in the community, died...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2019
Last comment by A Lot to Learn From , 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 1336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey: Anxieties rising about retiring in Palo Alto

As Palo Alto's population of seniors continues to grow, so are residents' anxieties about retiring in their hometown, according...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Kamehameha Grad 1980, 14 hours ago | 31 comments | 6971 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fueled by early success, Palo Alto TMA eyes expansion

The Palo Alto Transportation Management Association is now preparing to bring its traffic-fighting efforts to California...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 23, 2019 at 12:36 am | 18 comments | 2871 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals find inspiration during MLK Day events

The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. lived on in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto on Monday, with residents gathering throughout...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by revdreileen, on Jan 22, 2019 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 1827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy City Manager Rob de Geus to depart

Deputy City Manager Rob de Geus, a City Hall veteran, will be stepping down at the end of February to start a new job as...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Sheri, on Jan 22, 2019 at 10:44 am | 9 comments | 4503 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar livestreams home break-in, strips down to her underwear

An East Palo Alto woman allegedly walked into an apparent stranger's house in Woodside on Sunday and livestreamed a rant...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2019
Last comment by Hilarious, on Jan 22, 2019 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 2551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford volleyball adds assistant to women's staff

Former U.S. women's national volleyball team member Alisha Glass Childress, who is married to former Stanford All-American...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2019
Last comment by Angry mama , on Jan 21, 2019 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 741 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rangoon Ruby settles wage theft case for $4 million

The owners of local Burmese restaurant chain Rangoon Ruby have agreed to pay a $4 million settlement to cover unpaid wages...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2019
Last comment by Erin Woo, on Jan 21, 2019 at 8:47 pm | 9 comments | 3783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

NOTE TO DESIGNER: Photo to attach above first item in Upfront folder. Give courtesy to Whitney Ludeen. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 21, 2019 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 4003 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Piano teacher arrested for sex crimes on relative

Nicholas Robinson has been arrested for alleged sexual abuse on an underage relative. He is also a piano teacher who gives...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by R.Davis, on Jan 21, 2019 at 8:40 am | 5 comments | 5027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Artificial intelligence enters the classroom

If you were at Castilleja School last week, you might have spotted a series of small posters throughout campus, each posing...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Jan 20, 2019 at 10:31 pm | 14 comments | 7628 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters: Slowdown is more than seasonal

The residential property market in Palo Alto has cooled down in the last six months. This year's sudden shift is more than...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2018
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Jan 20, 2019 at 10:27 pm | 92 comments | 4904 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park homicide suspect appears in court

Francis Wolke, the 36-year-old Ohio man suspected in the killing of Kathleen Anne Hughes Anderson of Menlo Park, appeared...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by Kate Mandelbaum , on Jan 20, 2019 at 6:51 pm | 6 comments | 3578 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Affordable-housing project wins approval in Palo Alto

Palo Alto reached a rare milestone in its effort to encourage more housing on Monday night, when the City Council approved...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Remembering, on Jan 20, 2019 at 1:12 pm | 24 comments | 7377 Views
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