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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to add advisory group to superintendent search

Palo Alto Unified's search for a new superintendent will be slightly different this time around, with the added involvement...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by , 45 minutes ago | 1 comment | 394 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto History Museum gets one more chance

The opportunity for the Palo Alto History Museum to inhabit the historic Roth Building could soon draw to a close if its...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 506 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man charged in tech-theft conspiracy case

Four executives, including one from Palo Alto, have been charged in an alleged conspiracy to steal technology from Applied...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by AP, 1 hour ago | 13 comments | 4066 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto prepares to adopt new priorities

The Palo Alto City Council is preparing to adopt new priorities for 2018, even as it acknowledges the need to stay focused...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2017
Last comment by Airplane noise , 1 hour ago | 13 comments | 1864 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Crescent Park, a push to end traffic gridlock

Fed up with the daily traffic gridlock on their neighborhood's streets, Crescent Park residents are banding together to get...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 1 hour ago | 124 comments | 6196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to loosen rules for taxi fares

With ride-sharing companies shifting the transportation landscape, Palo Alto officials are preparing to pass a new law to...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by The Interogator, 2 hours ago | 30 comments | 1993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford policy change means no more pro tennis at Taube

Inside Tennis reported that the Bank of the West Classic will be leaving Stanford after the University made it known it doesn't...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2017
Last comment by Sports Guy, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 1837 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Webcast: Ross Road Bicycle Boulevard

Chris Corrao, a city of Palo Alto senior transportation planner, explains the reasons behind street modifications on Ross...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by meeting shmeetings, 3 hours ago | 32 comments | 2566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The risks of secrecy

A new policy at the Palo Alto school district is a clever attempt to appear to construct safeguards against improper influence...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by That gal, 3 hours ago | 20 comments | 2450 Views

AROUND TOWN

For new bike boulevard, it's not smooth sailing

Palo Alto's effort to turn a street into a bicycle-friendly boulevard is encountering a chorus of complaints from residents...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by meetings shmeetings, 4 hours ago | 94 comments | 6817 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why so little use of dog parks?

I often walk by empty dog parks in Palo Alto, though people will be exercising dogs off-leash close by. Why are folks avoiding...

Original post made by Dog park usage on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by Dogs Trespass, 5 hours ago | 10 comments | 225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alerts issued for Wednesday, Thursday

Bay Area air quality officials have issued Winter Spare the Air Alerts banning the burning of wood, manufactured fire logs...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by burning down the house, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 372 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council approves pared-down sustainability plan

The City Council approved a four-pronged revision to its 2018-2020 Sustainability Implementation Plan on Monday, which will...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 1140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park: Police name a suspect in Nov. 22 shooting in marshland area

Police have named Dagoberto Franco-Penaloza, 24, as the suspect in a Nov. 22 shooting of a Menlo Park man in the marshland...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by PA, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 1933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District log reveals reports, complaints of discrimination

As of Dec. 1, the Palo Alto school district has logged nearly 100 reports related to sexual and racial misconduct, harassment...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Smokey, on Dec 11, 2017 at 2:25 pm | 8 comments | 3468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>PRICEY LANDSCAPING ...</B> In what might be one of the most expensive bills for a grass-trimming job, the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by parent and taxpayer, on Dec 11, 2017 at 1:42 pm | 4 comments | 4047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Edgewood market holds soft opening

The new and long-awaited grocery store at Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center in Palo Alto finally opened on Friday afternoon,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2017
Last comment by Lynne, on Dec 11, 2017 at 12:27 pm | 44 comments | 8498 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Selling the nest?

The tight Midpeninsula housing market is having a big impact on empty nesters Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/12/07/selling-the-nest...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Dec 11, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 5 comments | 1005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ross Road - Hazard

Ross Road is now a major hazard area and for safety's sake I urge anyone using it to consider the following. 1. Would...

Original post made by Ross Road on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by I've slowed down, on Dec 11, 2017 at 9:46 am | 69 comments | 1508 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by The Green Acre Kid, on Dec 11, 2017 at 6:39 am | 1137 comments | 228340 Views
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The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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