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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 Replace the Waste, 3 minutes ago | 53 comments | 5478 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto charts new path for planned fiber network

Two decades after Palo Alto launched its mission of bringing ultra-high-speed internet to every home, the tortuous path is...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Robert, 27 minutes ago | 6 comments | 1564 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 Martin, 1 hour ago | 72 comments | 2679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board nears final 2017-18 budget

Nearing approval of the school district's 2017-18 budget, trustees on Tuesday directed staff to allocate funds to support...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Member, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 543 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View turns on water spigot to aid East Palo Alto

The Mountain View City Council signed a $5 million deal Tuesday night to sell off water rights to East Palo Alto to help...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Data please, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 482 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police chase, arrest man wanted for bank robbery

A man who allegedly robbed a bank in downtown Palo Alto Monday afternoon was captured about a block away after leading officers...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by Loll lol, 2 hours ago | 8 comments | 2067 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect at large after downtown bank robbery

A downtown Palo Alto bank was robbed Monday afternoon by a man who police said passed a note to the teller and then fled...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Working, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 2908 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 Another Dean, 2 hours ago | 11 comments | 3492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls improvements to code enforcement

It's been a busy year in Palo Alto's planning department, which deals the lion's share of the City Council's requests. But...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Midtown man, 2 hours ago | 43 comments | 5105 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 Just Say No, 3 hours ago | 37 comments | 2563 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Meeting on new accessory-housing rules

Palo Alto Neighborhoods, a group of residents, is hosting an informational night on May 25 about recent changes to the city's...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 1384 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto residents protest landlord's rent increase

More than 50 people descended outside a Palo Alto business on Wednesday afternoon to protest a rent increase by more than...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Jack, 3 hours ago | 43 comments | 5145 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 Thomas, 4 hours ago | 78 comments | 9713 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Video of police arresting bank robber

If anyone filmed police arresting a man on University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto on Tuesday, May 23, around 3 p.m., please...

Original post made by Palo Alto Online staff on May. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 37 Views

SPORTS

Florida prevails over Stanford in latest NCAA title meeting

The sixth-ranked and seventh-seeded Stanford women's tennis team fell one step short in its bid to repeat for the first time...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Joel, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 433 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrians struck by car near Mitchell Park Library

Two elderly pedestrians struck by a car while crossing the street near Mitchell Park Library Tuesday morning were sent to...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 7 hours ago | 37 comments | 6703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Casti should not be allowed to expand at their current site

Castilleja has been running an ad on PA online with the Master Plan for developing their campus. Knowing "the facts" about...

Original post made by No upside for Palo Alto on May. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 43 Views

SPORTS

'Classic Chandler' helps Menlo reach title game of CCS baseball

The Menlo School baseball team is back in the Central Coast Section finals. The defending CCS Division II champion, defeated...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by B.watkins, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto seeks resident input on rail design

As Caltrain prepares to electrify its trains and potentially share space with California's new high-speed trail system, Palo...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by lurker, 9 hours ago | 56 comments | 3512 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train strikes car at Churchill Avenue

A southbound Caltrain car clipped a vehicle on the tracks at Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto on Monday evening, transit officials...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by musical, 9 hours ago | 19 comments | 2785 Views
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