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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo goes after Trump on tax-return secrecy

President Donald Trump's tax returns and his refusal to release them was topic No. 1 for Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, who...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by resident, 56 minutes ago | 16 comments | 623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special ed: numbers down, 'inclusion' up

Early and aggressive efforts by teachers to help young children with learning problems has led to a significant drop in the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dona Smith, 1 hour ago | 72 comments | 19052 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chelsea Clinton draws large crowd at Kepler's in Menlo Park

Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton came to Kepler's Books in Menlo Park on April 18 to promote her own work and to sign...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 567 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Single Payer Healthcare for all CA, SB562 - The Healthy California Act

The California Senate committee hearing date for SB562, The Healthy California Act will be in committee tomorrow April 26th,...

Original post made by AdvocacyForSinglePayerHealthcare on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by AdvocacyForSinglePayerHealthcare, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 70 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities clash with VTA over grade crossings

As the Valley Transportation Authority prepares to dole out the first leg of the $6 billion Measure B sales tax, Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Larry Cohn, 7 hours ago | 20 comments | 3170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are campers on El Camino in front of Stanford?

I thought vehicle dwelling was outlawed. Why should our international visitors be welcomed by such a sight?...

Original post made by ? on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 7 hours ago | 31 comments | 1400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford names new band director

Stanford University's Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band has a new official leader: Russell Gavin, a music education...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Not A Stanford Alum , 10 hours ago | 22 comments | 2487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why would any American visit North Korea?

Can someone enlighten me on why the latest detained American was teaching in North Korea? Are people really naive or is it...

Original post made by What? on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by resident, 10 hours ago | 7 comments | 196 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City finds compromise on accessory housing

With residents clamoring for both more housing and more government transparency, the Palo Alto City Council agreed Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Annette, 18 hours ago | 116 comments | 6484 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Double Double Standards - violence against women

Just because Abhishek Gattani is an immigrant is not an excuse for not having a legitimate sentence for his violence and...

Original post made by Lenore on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal leaving Jordan Middle School after one year

The new principal of Jordan Middle School, Katie Kinnaman, will be leaving after one year on the job to move to Texas, she...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jordan mother, 20 hours ago | 43 comments | 8294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High price to pay

Teachers, techies, corporate attorneys and advocates for seniors don't always speak with the same voice, but when Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident, 22 hours ago | 117 comments | 17015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audits find flaws in Palo Alto's purchasing policies

As Palo Alto heads into what promises to be a challenging budget season, a new review from the Office of City Auditor has...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, 23 hours ago | 9 comments | 2814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Move Your Car Or Be Towed!

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Original post made by Resident on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by follow the rules , on Apr 25, 2017 at 1:38 am | 71 comments | 253499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto teen creates her own Trekkie starship crew

Palo Alto High School junior Angeline Chen was first exposed to "Star Trek: Voyager" at 10 months old. Little did she know...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2017
Last comment by Louise68, on Apr 24, 2017 at 9:48 pm | 3 comments | 3520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Exlusive interview with Rep. Anna Eshoo

On this week's "Behind the Headlines," Rep. Anna Eshoo discusses issues within and beyond Palo Alto, including airplane noise...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 24, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 10 comments | 2649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student data exposed in data breach

The names, addresses, birth dates and test scores of 14,000 current and former students in the Palo Alto school district...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 24, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 13 comments | 6970 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto robber gets six months in county jail

A 23-year-old man who took part in a series of robberies in East Palo Alto was sentenced to serve six months in county jail...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 24, 2017 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto parents protest new sex ed curriculum

Palo Alto Unified middle school students learned about human reproduction, abstinence and healthy relationships this spring...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Stay-at-home Mom, on Apr 24, 2017 at 4:30 pm | 81 comments | 10749 Views

AROUND TOWN

District attorney endorses judge facing recall

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, the embattled judge whose controversial sentencing of former Stanford University student...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by Thinking Out Loud, on Apr 24, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 16 comments | 2862 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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