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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert extended, schools close due to smoke

As smoky conditions caused by the Camp Fire in Butte County persist on the Peninsula, Spare the Air alerts are continuing...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by Maya, 40 minutes ago | 16 comments | 5878 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City leaders vow to improve code enforcement

Palo Alto leaders pledged on Tuesday to reform the city’s glitchy code-enforcement program, which according to a new audit...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, 3 hours ago | 15 comments | 2047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district equity coordinator resigns midyear

The midyear departure of Palo Alto Unified equity coordinator Keith Wheeler has prompted questions about whether the position...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by musical, 5 hours ago | 13 comments | 2623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The voters speak

Tuesday's local election should send a strong message to current office holders about what will help them win — and lose...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by time management, 6 hours ago | 56 comments | 2555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board asks for Stanford to mitigate growth

The Palo Alto school board unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday night asking the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by Scared, 7 hours ago | 16 comments | 1868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Greene Middle School celebrates 'transformative' renaming

Greene Middle School held a rededication ceremony on Wednesday in honor of its new namesake, an African-American technologist,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Parent , 8 hours ago | 21 comments | 2536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit finds flaws in code enforcement

Palo Alto's ever evolving and much maligned code-enforcement program will face fresh scrutiny from city leaders next week...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, 10 hours ago | 28 comments | 4473 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: A 'Giant' lesson in courage and kindness

When I first heard that Bryan Stow was coming to Walter Hays Elementary School, courtesy of the PTA, I knew his name sounded...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2018
Last comment by La Bataleuse, 10 hours ago | 7 comments | 2836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University files amicus brief in Harvard admissions case

Stanford University is among the 15 private universities that have joined together in "one voice" in an amicus brief to defend...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by The Chinese Take Education Seriously, 11 hours ago | 39 comments | 3221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sees a rash of car burglaries

A series of car burglaries was recorded in Palo Alto from Nov. 5 to this past Monday, all of which occurred near the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by An Ounce of Prevention, 12 hours ago | 27 comments | 2969 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facing tight housing market, tenants worry over uncertain future

Dennis Backlund spends most nights lying awake wondering where he's going to live. Soon the day will come when he must leave...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by PC Is Counterproductive, 12 hours ago | 72 comments | 5950 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen arrested for shooting that injures two in East Palo Alto

A teenage boy who police said shot two adults in East Palo Alto during a weekend party and who allegedly tried to rob an...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1154 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Altan released from jail in Nepal

A Palo Alto man who says he was wrongly imprisoned in Nepal has been released and returned to the Bay Area this weekend. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2018
Last comment by Mary Bartnikowski, 15 hours ago | 6 comments | 3895 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Does Palo Alto really need a 'Parking Entrapment Zone'?

I seldom get parking tickets. I deeply respect time limits, permit parking and especially handicapped-parking spaces. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by I'm In Love With My Car, 15 hours ago | 66 comments | 6362 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health care measure heads for defeat in Palo Alto

A proposal by a union of health care workers to impose caps on how much Palo Alto’s medical providers can charge patients...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Single and Free, 16 hours ago | 42 comments | 9313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire Department prepares for influx in medical-response calls

Faced with a rising Palo Alto's senior population and surging demand for emergency medical response, Fire Department officials...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by resident, 16 hours ago | 6 comments | 2104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Structure fire erupts at former Compadres Restaurant site

Palo Alto firefighters responded to a structure fire that erupted at 3877 El Camino Real in Palo Alto, a vacant building...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by Faux Historians, 16 hours ago | 25 comments | 7488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Abrica, Wallace-Jones lead in East Palo Alto Council race

East Palo Alto Mayor Ruben Abrica and tech executive Regina Wallace-Jones are in the lead in a race for two seats on East...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by EPA & PA Separatism, 16 hours ago | 30 comments | 3729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district eyes mitigation for Stanford growth

The Palo Alto Board of Education is considering a resolution that calls for specific mitigation efforts surrounding Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by Former professor, 19 hours ago | 16 comments | 2657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smoke from Camp Fire causing unhealthy air on Peninsula

The Bay Area Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for Friday due to heavy smoke blowing into...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by Anon, 19 hours ago | 62 comments | 6455 Views
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