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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two on school board call for supe's removal

After spending several hours discussing Superintendent Max McGee's performance in closed-session meetings this week, two...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by Palymom, 1 minute ago | 59 comments | 6820 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tanaka fined for campaign violations

Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Tanaka has agreed to pay $733 in fines after the California Fair Political Practices Commission...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by musical, 3 minutes ago | 98 comments | 4475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Autumn-like weather expected this week

Before summer officially becomes fall on Friday, autumn-like weather will make its way this week to the San Francisco and...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Novelera, 15 minutes ago | 1 comment | 705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helicopter makes emergency landing in Palo Alto

Nearly 100 feet from rush-hour traffic on Highway 101 near Embarcadero Road, a pilot approaching the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 21 minutes ago | 67 comments | 6262 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Why leash laws? There are plenty of good reasons

As a lifelong South Bay resident and outdoor enthusiast, I treasure our community's public open spaces. One of my favorite...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Pot-Kettle, 27 minutes ago | 43 comments | 2003 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents reaffirm support for Caltrain trench

As Palo Alto moves ahead with its plan to reconstruct the rail corridor to separate trains from local roads, residents and...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by No trench, please, 41 minutes ago | 69 comments | 4412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to fix up abandoned Baylands site

Palo Alto's newest parkland -- a 36.5-acre site formerly owned by International Telephone and Telegraph -- is about to get...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 56 minutes ago | 22 comments | 3403 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to crack down on El Camino RVs

Nearly 50 recreational vehicles lining El Camino Real in Palo Alto along the Stanford University border will soon be told...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by AreVeeHavingFunYet, 1 hour ago | 129 comments | 26682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to test new public-comment rules

In an effort to reign in meetings that regularly run past 10 p.m., the Palo Alto school board is testing a series of changes...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by doo be do, 4 hours ago | 6 comments | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Miki Werness out at College Terrace Market

The grocer whose experience in the business convinced the Palo Alto City Council to give the go-ahead for the new College...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by Don, 4 hours ago | 28 comments | 4255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist's purse reportedly snatched near Homer Street tunnel

A Palo Alto bicyclist on the path near the Homer Street tunnel said her purse was snatched from her bike after she stopped...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by A Parent - one more thought, 12 hours ago | 25 comments | 2904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone know about World Languages program at PAUSD?

Hello, I am wondering if anyone here can provide me with some information related to PAUSD's World Languages Program....

Original post made by WorldParent on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 128 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Can downtowns keep up?

A walk down Palo Alto's bustling downtown and California Avenue business districts would seem to indicate that businesses...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by mauricio, 19 hours ago | 6 comments | 792 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto cross country off and running in season debut

The Palo Alto High cross country team made a strong debut Saturday at the Earlybird Invitational in Salinas at Toro Park,...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2017
Last comment by MarkFoster, 21 hours ago | 3 comments | 1304 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supervisor to discuss his time in 'Trump's America'

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian will discuss the observations he made and perspectives he gained in his visits...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 18, 2017 at 8:41 am | 37 comments | 2085 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: It's time to set campaign contribution and spending caps

Palo Alto City Council candidates broke records for total contributions and expenditures. Large cash and nonmonetary contributions...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Sep 17, 2017 at 2:42 pm | 11 comments | 2078 Views

SPORTS

Love, the line and not much else in Stanford football loss

Plunged into sudden darkness with under four minutes to play Saturday night, No. 18 Stanford's defense stumbled out of the...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2017
Last comment by Joel, on Sep 17, 2017 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 1205 Views

SPORTS

Local athlete gives Stanford men an assist in soccer win

Palo Alto native and Menlo Park resident Marc Joshua was one of five freshmen to start for the Stanford men's soccer team...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2017
Last comment by old club coach, on Sep 17, 2017 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School, city leaders worry state bill could create traffic, safety problems

A state bill that would require all California secondary schools to start the day no earlier than 8:30 a.m. has gathered...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Secondary should start later and elementary earlier, on Sep 17, 2017 at 8:04 am | 14 comments | 2327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board, supe apologize; cuts could affect students

All five school board members and Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee on Tuesday night apologized for their lack of...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Gladiator, on Sep 16, 2017 at 6:31 pm | 68 comments | 6033 Views
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