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AROUND TOWN

Plan for 'car-light' development on El Camino draws mixed reviews

Few projects epitomize the hopes of Palo Alto's housing advocates and the anxieties of the city's land-use watchdogs as clearly...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Jun 21, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 56 comments | 7330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood School District superintendent tackles growing housing crisis

Ravenswood School District's top official says the lack of affordable housing has led more than 1,000 of the district's students...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor from Menlo Park , on Jun 21, 2017 at 11:04 am | 8 comments | 9799 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Southgate parking program gets green light

Southgate's drive to ban Palo Alto High students and staff from parking on its narrow streets finally crossed the finish...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Paly will just park in Old Palo Alto, on Jun 21, 2017 at 8:25 am | 18 comments | 2684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interim Title IX officer comes with civil-rights experience

The Palo Alto school district has hired as its interim Title IX compliance officer has spent most of his career on the other...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by More expensive insularity, on Jun 20, 2017 at 11:55 pm | 6 comments | 2691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain hits car on tracks at Churchill Avenue

Caltrain struck a black Toyota Corolla on the tracks at Churchill Avenue near Alma Street this afternoon, the agency reported...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Jun 20, 2017 at 11:07 pm | 65 comments | 9908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool teacher named new Greendell School principal

Shannon Coleman, a preschool teacher who has worked at Palo Alto Unified's Greendell School since 2012, has been promoted...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Longtime Fan of PSF, on Jun 20, 2017 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 2574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heat wave this week prompts weather advisory, Flex alert

A heat advisory for the Bay Area issued by the National Weather Service has been extended through 9 p.m. Thursday as sweltering...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 20, 2017 at 3:54 pm | 5 comments | 2664 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men's soccer to appear on TV a dozen times

The two-time defending national champion Stanford men's soccer team will be televised a Pac-12 Conference-leading 12 times...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by So-so, on Jun 20, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School casts graduates into the world

On the steps of Castilleja School in Palo Alto Saturday a group of graduates dressed in white posed for a picture, each holding...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Citizen, on Jun 20, 2017 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 4307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two-vehicle collision reported near Embarcadero Road

Two vehicles collided into each other near Town & Country Village in Palo Alto this afternoon, which has blocked off a section...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 19, 2017 at 8:57 pm | 5 comments | 1601 Views

SPORTS

Local coaches, administrators honored at state banquet

If the 60th Annual California Coaches Association State Coach of the Year and Hall of Fame Awards banquet held in Sacramento...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 19, 2017 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 1854 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford graduation celebrates bridge-building, the unexpected

Stanford University's commencement ceremony on Sunday morning emphasized themes of embracing the unexpected, bridging divisions...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Need more English taught, on Jun 19, 2017 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 3613 Views

SPORTS

American men qualify for volleyball's Super Final

The U.S. men’s national volleyball team closed FIVB World League pool play on a high note, defeating host Poland, 26-31,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2017
Last comment by a_fan, on Jun 18, 2017 at 11:40 pm | 1 comment | 1298 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ex-CEO sentenced to 6 months for domestic violence

The former CEO of Sunnyvale startup Cuberon was sentenced Thursday afternoon after his wife testified in a Palo Alto courtroom...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Updet, on Jun 18, 2017 at 5:24 pm | 14 comments | 1817 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commissioners slam City Council for 'artificial' deadline

The Palo Alto City Council rejected the Planning and Transportation Commission's request for more time in reviewing the city's...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Los Altos & Alcheck, on Jun 18, 2017 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 1459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Doris Richmond, who broke racial barriers, dies

Doris Richmond, the first African-American to work full-time for the Palo Alto Library and the oldest member of the historic...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Judith Spirn, on Jun 17, 2017 at 11:26 am | 8 comments | 2906 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Law zooms in on surveillance technology

On Tuesday night, Palo Alto officials focused on a downside of high-tech: the difficulty of retaining privacy in a world...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by @ Neilson Buchanan, on Jun 16, 2017 at 11:32 pm | 13 comments | 3104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board majority defends sex ed process

On Tuesday night, three of five Palo Alto school board members stood by the district's selection of a new sexual education...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by @Sanctimonious Poster , on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:58 pm | 41 comments | 4857 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marriott hotels approved in south Palo Alto

Palo Alto rolled out the welcome mat on Monday night to two new Marriott hotels, which won the City Council's approval despite...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:39 pm | 60 comments | 6128 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, school district move toward new Cubberley vision

An effort by city and school officials to redevelop Palo Alto's sprawling Cubberley Community Center made some concrete progress...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Personal Opinion, on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 2197 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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