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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fight against gun violence hits Stanford campus

The fight against gun violence reached the Stanford University campus on Monday afternoon, when about 300 people rallied...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by Long/Short Gun at Home, 9 minutes ago | 26 comments | 2381 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto City Council nixes stun gun use

Emphasizing the good job East Palo Alto police have done to help gain the trust of residents, City Council members voted...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Dontrelle , 9 minutes ago | 3 comments | 804 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto does a quick rewrite to finish with happy ending

Palo Alto High stumbled but never fell and the Vikings recovered from a nightmarish start to finish a dream-like comeback...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2018
Last comment by Gunn Parent, 17 minutes ago | 36 comments | 1909 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tanaka blasts colleagues for 'busting budget'

Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Tanaka publicly accused his council colleagues and city staff on Tuesday night of poor stewardship...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by A PA Taxpayer, 35 minutes ago | 29 comments | 2592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community to Kavanaugh accuser: 'We are here, and we have your back'

Local residents, friends and strangers have rallied around Christine Blasey Ford, who has publicly accused Supreme Court...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Eila Hughes , 36 minutes ago | 9 comments | 2691 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arraigned in fatal 2011 East Palo Alto shooting

A 27-year-old man has been extradited to San Mateo County to face murder charges for a fatal 2011 shooting of a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Anon, 49 minutes ago | 3 comments | 860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Weekly to host first school board debate

The Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online will host the first Board of Education debate of the election season on Thursday,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by The Old Campaigner, 1 hour ago | 19 comments | 3253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Stanford volunteer Burt McMurtry dies

Burton J. McMurtry, 83, a longtime Stanford University volunteer and philanthropist, died Sept. 2, leaving behind a legacy...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Sea Reddy, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 791 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moonlight Run returning to the Baylands

The Palo Alto Baylands is expected to be flooded with visitors this Friday when more than 1,800 runners flock to the trails...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by jvpadojino, 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 650 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto professor accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault

Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, identified herself Sunday to the Washington Post as...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2018
Last comment by Greenmeadow Resident, 14 hours ago | 72 comments | 20031 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Half a million empty tech jobs ... and growing.

The great economic news: employment rates are at an all-time high. The terrific news for Americans seeking a career in tech:...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by Former Playground Dad, 16 hours ago | 46 comments | 4239 Views

SPORTS

New program introduced, new coaches at Palo Alto High

Introducing Field Hockey as Palo Alto's newest sport, following boys' volleyball last spring, was not a hasty decision. When...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2018
Last comment by Lynn Brown, 16 hours ago | 4 comments | 1450 Views

SPORTS

Gunn to forfeit Friday's football game against Woodside

Gunn principal Katie Laurence, in consultation with Gunn Athletic Director Curt Johansen and football coach Jason Miller,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2018
Last comment by Gunn Parent, 16 hours ago | 111 comments | 4871 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto finalizes design on new police headquarters

With the cost of Palo Alto's proposed new public-safety building now hovering above $100 million, City Council members on...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Question, 17 hours ago | 11 comments | 2161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters: More inventory may be good news for buyers

As summer comes to a close, buyers and sellers want to know what to expect in the real estate market this fall. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by Yeah...So What?, 19 hours ago | 10 comments | 1134 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opponents gear up for battle over health care

Measure F will either burden Palo Alto taxpayers with a new bureaucracy that could cost up to $2 million a year to administer...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by Cherie Long, 19 hours ago | 35 comments | 5032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto broadens law to help evicted tenants

In an abrupt change of course, the Palo Alto City Council approved on Monday night a law ensuring that tenants facing eviction...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by There's More to the Picture, 19 hours ago | 23 comments | 2739 Views

AROUND TOWN

A better alternative to Caltrain electrification

No unsightly poles and expensive overhead wires: "Hydrogen trains are equipped with fuel cells that produce electricity...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 19, 2018
There are no comments yet. 63 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

One East Palo Alto Director Dr. Faye McNair-Knox dies

Dr. Faye McNair-Knox, 68, executive director of the One East Palo Alto Neighborhood Improvement Initiative, died of medical...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2018
Last comment by Gwynne Jackson-Toney, 20 hours ago | 12 comments | 10662 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public Works veteran tapped to lead department

Brad Eggleston, a veteran engineer who has been at the forefront of Palo Alto's recent push to upgrade its infrastructure,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by David, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 602 Views
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