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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to pay $572,500 to Buena Vista resident after violent arrest

Palo Alto will pay out $572,500 and require all officers in the Police Department to go through two hours of LGBTQ sensitivity...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 2, 2019 at 9:09 am | 63 comments | 18661 Views

SPORTS

The Knights rule the day at state cross country meet

Menlo School senior Kyra Pretre finished 13th overall, leading the Knights to a second place finish in Division IV at the...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by Jorge Chen Menlo School XCTF, on Dec 1, 2019 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 4656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annual Festival of Lights Parade will brighten Los Altos

Downtown Los Altos will host its long-running Festival of Lights Parade on Sunday, Dec. 1, 6-8 p.m. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by CalifPA, on Dec 1, 2019 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 3908 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Webcast: The Churchill dilemma

Should Palo Alto close Churchill Avenue to cars near the railroad tracks as part of a broader plan to redesign the rail corridor?...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2019
Last comment by DES, on Dec 1, 2019 at 9:17 am | 23 comments | 8105 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto delays urgency law on eviction due to shortage of council members

A proposal in Palo Alto to prevent evictions before California's rent-cap law takes effect will not be discussed until early...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2019
Last comment by Ming Zhao, on Nov 30, 2019 at 9:10 pm | 10 comments | 4786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund: Nonprofit helps homeless team members turn their lives around

The Downtown Streets Team has revived a fund that it uses to help team members pay for application fees, background checks,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2019
Last comment by An Even Better Idea, on Nov 30, 2019 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 4652 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission supports expanding access to Foothills Park

Seeking to grant more visitors access to the scenic Foothills Park, the Parks and Recreation Commission on Tuesday threw...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 30, 2019 at 6:22 pm | 78 comments | 14005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto explores new ways to settle giant pension bill

Seeking to settle the city's astronomical pension bill, Palo Alto is preparing to adopt a policy that would commit the city...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 30, 2019 at 4:12 pm | 30 comments | 9166 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Hell on Earth: A New Musical' premieres in Mountain View

"Hell on Earth: A New Musical (About Middle School)" follows seven best friends as they join forces to survive the final...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2019
Last comment by meggie_ros, on Nov 30, 2019 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 1943 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open Space District nixes killing mountain lions

Activists on Friday applauded a decision by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District that eliminates the possibility...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2019
Last comment by eileen , on Nov 28, 2019 at 7:26 pm | 9 comments | 9131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man confronts homeowner during burglary, arrested in neighbor's backyard

A man who startled two women in the middle of a home burglary in Old Palo Alto on Monday got away with money, electronics...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 28, 2019 at 5:55 am | 4 comments | 6496 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Thanksgiving holiday to impact city services, public transit schedules

Find out which local and regional services throughout the Palo Alto area will be closed on Thursday due to the Thanksgiving...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by I can't wait for this bridge!, on Nov 27, 2019 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 3940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Go ahead — talk to strangers

Lately, it's becoming much more difficult to talk to people when we're out and about. Either everyone is in a rush or more...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Ageism/gender specific, on Nov 27, 2019 at 1:24 pm | 11 comments | 4497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to ditch visitors bureau creates a rift in Palo Alto

Spurred by a group of hotel executives, Palo Alto is considering withdrawing from the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2019
Last comment by Matt Dolan, on Nov 27, 2019 at 12:40 pm | 16 comments | 6112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood school board deadlocks on scope of superintendent search

With one trustee absent at last week's Ravenswood school board meeting, a debate among the four remaining members on whether...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Viali, on Nov 27, 2019 at 12:30 am | 4 comments | 4574 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At Addison Elementary, students learn when foods sing

The whimsical world of Laura Wright's second-grade classroom produces a 20-minute, Thanksgiving-themed musical that arguably...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Retired , on Nov 25, 2019 at 9:18 pm | 10 comments | 7307 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women advance to third round of NCAA soccer tournament

After setting a NCAA postseason women's soccer single-game scoring record in the opening round, Stanford junior Catarina...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2019
Last comment by Bill Hammond, on Nov 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 5018 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County warns residents to prepare for poor air quality from wildfire smoke

As PG&E prepares for another Public Safety Power Shutoff throughout the state, the Santa Clara County Public Health Department...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 25, 2019 at 3:32 pm | 9 comments | 9840 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto drops a wild CCS football game to Oak Grove

Palo Alto produced big plays and kept grinding away in its Central Coast Section Division II football semifinal against visiting...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2019
Last comment by III, on Nov 25, 2019 at 11:11 am | 11 comments | 5196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Construction site gets a splash of color, Palo Alto honors its international bonds

In the latest Around Town column, news about diverse murals installed this week in the California Avenue business district...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2019
Last comment by Doing The Right Thing, on Nov 24, 2019 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 5114 Views
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