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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Irrationality on marijuana

In a community that passed Proposition 64, legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, city officials are recommending...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by resident, 51 minutes ago | 22 comments | 2164 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to discuss superintendent search

The Palo Alto Unified school board is preparing to launch in earnest a search for a permanent superintendent following Max...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2017
Last comment by resident, 57 minutes ago | 2 comments | 749 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Major injury collision blocks Oregon Expressway

A major injury collision has blocked westbound Oregon Expressway this morning, police said. The public is advised to avoid...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, 1 hour ago | 34 comments | 10331 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: 'Hey Elon, we need Tesla trains not trucks!'

On Oct. 26, Tesla is set to demonstrate its newest baby — long-haul trucks — but it has missed a technically...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, 7 hours ago | 12 comments | 1656 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA report looks to change noisy SFO-arrivals path

A new flight path that would reduce noise over Palo Alto and surrounding cities is being developed by the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2017
Last comment by Flight Noise Orgs, 8 hours ago | 54 comments | 8163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district considers 'civility' policy

The president of the Palo Alto teachers' union hopes that a new civility policy she has proposed will help minimize inappropriate...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Clean up first, 9 hours ago | 37 comments | 3323 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council members propose adding housing in commercial areas

The Palo Alto City Council members are looking to revise the zoning code to allow more new residences downtown and in other...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, 10 hours ago | 98 comments | 4599 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lawyer charged for creating 'fake employees'

A Palo Alto attorney is facing numerous fraud charges for allegedly helping her clients obtain benefits as part of a federal...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2017
Last comment by Usual Suspects, 12 hours ago | 6 comments | 2168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Efforts emerge to address sexual violence in Palo Alto school district

In a school district troubled by sexual misconduct among students and teachers, a district-level task force and a grassroots...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Access, 13 hours ago | 15 comments | 3445 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Important CC Meeting Monday

Monday the City Council will discuss the Planning and Transportation Commission's recommendations on the Comprehensive Plan...

Original post made by Heads-Up on Oct. 22, 2017
Last comment by Link?, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 59 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed growth to strain Stanford's traffic-fighting effort

A new report for Stanford's general-use permit application shows the university's expansion will create "significant and...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, 14 hours ago | 22 comments | 3819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barron Park principal named interim HR director

Anne Brown, who has served as principal of Barron Park Elementary School for the last two years, will temporarily move to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2017
Last comment by Never Happy, 15 hours ago | 12 comments | 2413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto cuts Fire Department positions

In a bid to save money and address changing community demands, the Palo Alto City Council voted early Tuesday to eliminate...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Dr. G, 16 hours ago | 20 comments | 2759 Views

MOVIES

High School Athletes of the Week

<B>Sophie Siminoff Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/09/08/high-school-athletes-of-the-week...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2017
Last comment by Zain Guru, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 375 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A pictorial look at Palo Alto's Peery Family Center

The Peery Family Center gives Palo Alto High a modern building with facilities for many sports. While the old gym served...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2017
Last comment by Wonderful, on Oct 22, 2017 at 10:32 pm | 5 comments | 1138 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Moon Mouse' lights up Palo Alto

Lightwire Theater is blasting off from the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto on Oct. 22 with their newest show, "Moon Mouse:...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 22, 2017 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1044 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto tries to get a grip on pension problem

It’s a problem as vast as it's vague: an unpaid pension bill that stands at more than $300 million and keeps on growing...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Supply & Demand, on Oct 22, 2017 at 12:28 pm | 33 comments | 3039 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public comment sought on flood-control projects

The public can learn more about proposed flood-control, restoration and recreation projects along San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Einstein, on Oct 21, 2017 at 9:47 pm | 7 comments | 1718 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Renter protection plan fizzles

Palo Alto’s foray into rent stabilization blew up at the starting line Monday night after the City Council majority struck...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Steve Majors, on Oct 21, 2017 at 7:27 pm | 67 comments | 6153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soaring through life

When William "Uncle Bill" Dinsmore turns 100 this today, his family and community will celebrate a life marked by persistence...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Rose, on Oct 21, 2017 at 5:50 pm | 4 comments | 2563 Views
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