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AROUND TOWN

City scraps plan to raise train tracks at Churchill

Seeking to ease concerns from residents in the Old Palo Alto and Southgate neighborhoods about property seizures, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by ODB, 4 minutes ago | 36 comments | 4221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may sue over airplane noise

In its latest attempt to address the growing problem of airplane noise, Palo Alto is forging new alliances and exploring...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2018
Last comment by Paly Grad, 29 minutes ago | 85 comments | 5989 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whizzing cyclists are putting pedestrians on edge

A city effort to make the tunnel under the train tracks at Palo Alto's California Avenue accessible to motorized wheelchairs...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by T. R., 2 hours ago | 60 comments | 3831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opinion: 'Guilt by association' logic is dangerous

In a community as diverse as ours, with citizens from around the world calling Palo Alto home, public officials should demonstrate...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Member, 3 hours ago | 60 comments | 3849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>BENZ IN THE BAYLANDS ... </B> A new proposal to construct a <B>Mercedes-Benz</B> dealership in the Baylands is about...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by musical, 3 hours ago | 7 comments | 1015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary principal reprimanded for special-education failures

Juana Briones Elementary School Principal Tom Jacoubowsky was reprimanded in January for leadership failures that led the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by One of the many nice, giving parents in the district, 3 hours ago | 22 comments | 4808 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court documents detail alleged sexual assault of girl on jog

A female high school student who said she was sexually assaulted at gunpoint while on a run in Palo Alto in March told her...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 3 hours ago | 5 comments | 2080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituaries

<B>Ruth Juhua Chou Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2018/06/08/obituaries posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2018
Last comment by RIP is offensive., 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 173 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic downtown apartment building sold to hotel developer

The one-time fashionable President Hotel, whose iconic rooftop sign defined downtown Palo Alto skyline during its heyday,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, 4 hours ago | 28 comments | 6596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-Theranos executives indicted by federal grand jury

The former CEO and COO embattled blood-testing company Theranos have been indicted by a federal grand jury for an alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2018
Last comment by Wife of M.D., 4 hours ago | 19 comments | 1841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Details emerge about investigation of East Palo Alto preschool director

The director of Ravenswood City School District's preschool was formally disciplined for releasing the wrong child to an...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Say Nay To Gentrification , 23 hours ago | 15 comments | 7382 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail redesign stokes fears of property takings

As Palo Alto approaches a key decision point in selecting new designs for its four rail crossings, residents are increasingly...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 16, 2018 at 9:04 pm | 147 comments | 8700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Weekly reporter Don Kazak dies

Don Kazak, who joined the Palo Alto Weekly staff when the paper was launched in 1979 and remained for almost 30 years as...

Original post made on May. 23, 2018
Last comment by Michael Levin, on Jun 16, 2018 at 1:11 pm | 14 comments | 2714 Views

SPORTS

First-year Gunn football optimistic about the future

There's no question that Jason Miller finds himself in a different situation as the newly-hired football coach at Gunn than...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by BW, on Jun 16, 2018 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents sound off on Ross Road changes

After installing a host of "traffic calming" measures aimed at promoting bicycling on Ross Road, Palo Alto officials are...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 15, 2018 at 10:29 pm | 71 comments | 4565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fanning the spark

Spark, a Bay Area nonprofit that pairs working professionals with low-income middle school students of color, allow students...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Ben Stewart, on Jun 15, 2018 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1525 Views

RESTAURANTS

State orders Palo Alto restaurant firm to pay workers millions in back wages

The owners of downtown Palo Alto restaurants Rangoon Ruby and Burma Ruby have been ordered by the state labor commissioner’s...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jun 15, 2018 at 4:14 pm | 34 comments | 16654 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves electric rate increase

Utility rates in Palo Alto are set to go up by 6 percent in July, an increase that utilities officials attribute largely...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Hawaii example, on Jun 15, 2018 at 2:50 pm | 11 comments | 1730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hacker guilty on all counts in attack on Palo Alto Online

A federal jury on Wednesday convicted Ross M. Colby of two felonies and three misdemeanors relating to computer hacking of...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by AskingForAFriend, on Jun 15, 2018 at 1:49 pm | 13 comments | 3554 Views

SPORTS

On the recruiting trail with M-A football star Heimuli

Menlo-Atherton football coach Adhir Ravipati and senior-to-be Daniel Heimuli have been spending some time on the road visiting...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Bill Widmer, on Jun 15, 2018 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 897 Views
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