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<B><B>A GROWING FAMILY ...</B> After more than 16 months at the <B>Palo Alto Animal Shelter</B>, <B>Becca</B>, a pit bull...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2018
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two-vehicle collision sends one to hospital

A two-vehicle minor-injury collision that sent a man to the hospital snarled the Thursday morning commute along a heavily...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2018
Last comment by WilliamR, on Apr 27, 2018 at 7:58 am | 14 comments | 5624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's planning director resigns

Palo Alto Planning Director Hillary Gitelman will step down from her position next month, leaving the city with vacancy in...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 26, 2018 at 12:49 pm | 14 comments | 7365 Views

AROUND TOWN

City opposes measure to raise bar for new taxes

Palo Alto is taking a stance against a proposed state measure that would make it harder for cities to adopt new taxes, despite...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 26, 2018 at 8:40 am | 7 comments | 3255 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Prep report: Menlo girls gain lacrosse win over SHP

Menlo junior Sophie Scola scored three goals and added an assist to lead her team to a 9-8 nail-biting West Bay Athletic...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2463 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Webcast: Debate over rail redesign

David Shen, member of the newly formed North Old Palo Alto neighborhood group, discusses concerns about the city's rail redesign...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by bob.smith, on Apr 26, 2018 at 2:35 am | 59 comments | 7643 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Planned Parenthood finds new MV home

Despite a competitive real estate market and pending redevelopment nipping at their heels, officials at Planned Parenthood...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 25, 2018 at 7:04 pm | 23 comments | 3912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County approves $375K for health center

In the face of a staffing shortage, MayView Community Health Center will receive emergency funding from Santa Clara County,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2018
Last comment by fcservices, on Apr 25, 2018 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 4179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police: Threat against Palo Alto High was a hoax

A threat against Palo Alto High School has led to a lockdown at Paly and the Palo Alto school district this afternoon, according...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2018
Last comment by a student , on Apr 25, 2018 at 10:43 am | 48 comments | 33672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on SELF program at Gunn

Hi. I'd like to hear feedback on the SELF program at Gunn. My daughter has many interests, but the schedule at Gunn has gotten...

Original post made by High school in 2019 on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by kids, on Apr 25, 2018 at 8:37 am | 10 comments | 1369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto eyes tax on sodas

A crusade by a Palo Alto dentist to adopt a soda tax is quickly picking up momentum, with four members of the City Council...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by Abitarian, on Apr 24, 2018 at 6:28 pm | 82 comments | 11392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to rev up outreach for bike projects

Palo Alto officials are preparing to increase their community-outreach efforts and take a more phased approach to constructing...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 24, 2018 at 5:58 pm | 56 comments | 6501 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Group robs teen of expensive shoes at park

A 15-year-old boy walking at Palo Alto's Bol Park was attacked on Easter Sunday by four males who beat him on the ground...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by Kid of Story, on Apr 24, 2018 at 3:29 pm | 52 comments | 9323 Views

SPORTS

Of local note: Gymnastics, water polo and track and field

Gunn junior Ashley Kim won the individual gymnastics all-around title in the XD division at the Region I Xcel Championships...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by Karen H, on Apr 24, 2018 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 3101 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Around Town: paper or plastic; a family legacy

A Girl Scout troop persuades the City Council to take action against plastic straws, the family of Frank Greene Jr. reacts...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by Julie , on Apr 24, 2018 at 7:49 am | 1 comment | 3924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caterpillars

Has anyone noticed the abnormal amount of caterpillars this year? In the past it seems like there are a few around May, but...

Original post made by Gunn Student on Apr. 23, 2018
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 23, 2018 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 1124 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arsonist gets nine years in prison

A Palo Alto man charged with setting his boss's home on fire was sentenced to nine years in state prison on Friday, a Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2018
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 23, 2018 at 1:44 pm | 9 comments | 9129 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood Snapshot: Ventura braces for big changes

Once described as a neighborhood with a "quiet" feel, Ventura is a little more noisy today with an influx of young families. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 23, 2018 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 5826 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report: Bay Area air quality among worst in nation

Original front page short The Bay Area has some of the worst air quality in the nation but numbers have gradually improved...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 22, 2018 at 9:06 pm | 13 comments | 4778 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Moon

For three nights, drummer Keith Moon will live again on stage in Redwood City, when the Dragon Theatre hosts actor/drummer...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 21, 2018 at 11:23 pm | 2 comments | 2503 Views
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