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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja plan creates rifts among neighbors

Castilleja School's proposal to expand the campus and enrollment has created a division so deep that there are neighbors...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Sorey, 18 minutes ago | 36 comments | 2340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School principal resigns

Denise Herrmann, who has served as principal of Gunn High School for the last three years, announced her resignation on Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by teacher, 41 minutes ago | 50 comments | 8934 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Two options to separate Caltrain tracks from roads move forward

The Menlo Park City Council is pursuing two options to separate Menlo Park roads from the Caltrain tracks. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Dave Simpson, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 1822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A moment of truth

The Palo Alto Unified School District board of trustees faces a critical leadership test over multiple sexual assault revelations. Read...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Jerrod, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 1781 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With ideal climate and landscape, why aren't we biking?

One of the reasons I love life in Palo Alto is because our city has made a serious commitment to bicycle infrastructure....

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by backwards, 2 hours ago | 25 comments | 1102 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ADU Meeting last night

I do not oppose ADU's, but there are problems with Palo Alto's ordinance which were glossed over last night. As the ordinance...

Original post made by pares on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by musical, 2 hours ago | 13 comments | 175 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One of two elderly pedestrians struck by vehicle dies

One of two elderly pedestrians who were hit by a car as they crossed the street on May 9 has died, according to the Santa...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by dutch, 2 hours ago | 19 comments | 4903 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seeking man for lewd act on Bol Park trail

Palo Alto police are asking the public to help identify a man who was seen allegedly masturbating on Thursday on the Bol...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by parent, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 1057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Law firm to investigate how district handled sexual-assault reports

The Palo Alto Unified Board of Education, facing pressure from alarmed parents and reacting swiftly to media reports of repeated...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Concerned Coach, 6 hours ago | 79 comments | 9941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another sexual assault reported at Paly

A female Palo Alto High School student who said she was sexually assaulted on the school’s quad by a male student in November...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by 'Innocent' Criminals , 6 hours ago | 85 comments | 12019 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

$647M to electrify Caltrain tracks approved

Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Can't Breathe, 7 hours ago | 89 comments | 3120 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In East Palo Alto, plans emerge to build 'up'

Four major construction projects in East Palo Alto could transform the cityscape in the next couple of years, with two of...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by EPA Mom, 9 hours ago | 19 comments | 5733 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: College Terrace Market to open, flower shop could close

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the upcoming opening of the College Terrace Market, the potential closure of...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by CTM Friend, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 1231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheating at Paly is okay?

Is Paly administration turning their heads at cheating also? My son came home and said that a Senior who is going to [portion...

Original post made by Parent on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by musical, 11 hours ago | 9 comments | 388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja proposes underground garage

Castilleja School has a new solution to a years-long battle over increasing enrollment — and thus traffic in the surrounding...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by I support PNQLNOW.ORG , 11 hours ago | 30 comments | 8817 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo-Atherton High School

2008 Menlo-Atherton High School graduates. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2008/06/11/menlo-atherton-high-school...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
There are no comments yet. 8191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two men wanted for strong-arm robbery at Stanford University

Deputies at Stanford University are looking for two men wanted for a strong-arm robbery early Thursday morning, according...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by Fletcher, 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 1221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may ask voters to help pay for new parks

Faced with a limited budget and nearly limitless ambitions for park improvements, Palo Alto officials are considering going...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by put park funds in the budget, 21 hours ago | 47 comments | 3282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stop Castilleja Expansion signs

Stop Castilleja Expansion signs are all over Palo Alto asking PACC to Save PA Neighborhoods. Freedom of Speech in action!...

Original post made by Expansion signs on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by I support PNQLNOW.ORG , 22 hours ago | 54 comments | 2593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School changes expansion plans

Officials of Castilleja School unveiled revisions to a proposed expansion on Thursday, hoping that changes to an underground...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by I support PNQLNOW.ORG, 23 hours ago | 58 comments | 5462 Views
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