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Marion Mandell

This month, Marion Mandell is receiving the Avenidas Lifetimes Achievement Award for her ongoing service to local Girl Scouts...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Evelyn Aguon, Troop 60647, on May 8, 2017 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 736 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Battery reported on Stanford University campus

According to police, a battery was reported early Sunday morning on Stanford University's campus. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 8, 2017
Last comment by mutt, on May 8, 2017 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 2644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet Palo Alto's change-makers

Creating positive change doesn't happen overnight. Just ask the seven Palo Alto residents who have been selected as recipients...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Indira Selvakumaraswamy, on May 7, 2017 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 2985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Behind the Headlines: building a bike-friendly city

On this week's Behind the Headlines, Robert Neff, chair of the Palo Alto Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee, joins...

Original post made on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2017 at 8:08 am | 5 comments | 2130 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board approves some budget cuts, with more to come

Palo Alto school trustees approved about $3.4 million in budget cuts for the 2017-18 school year on Wednesday, continuing...

Original post made on May. 7, 2017
Last comment by KTD, on May 7, 2017 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 1676 Views

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Palantir's plan for Cubberley party riles neighbors

Palo Alto's famously secretive data-mining giant Palantir entered the spotlight this week when its event organizers installed...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Patrick Toland, on May 6, 2017 at 8:49 pm | 173 comments | 11890 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

REDUCE Aircraft Noise - Meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Thursday Sept 29, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Palo Alto and Neighboring Communities, If you are concerned with the alarming increase in aircraft noise over our communities,...

Original post made by Sky Posse Palo Alto on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by SFO dumping ground, on May 6, 2017 at 9:20 am | 36 comments | 984 Views

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Python in Palo Alto

Never mind that "Spamalot" is based on a movie that's more than 40 years old -- it's still wonderfully wacky, silly and guaranteed...

Original post made on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by Alex M., on May 6, 2017 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 1462 Views

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Ruth and George Chippendale

Ruth and George Chippendale are receiving the Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement Award for their service to Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by canary, on May 5, 2017 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 1042 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Vikings break the ice in beating Mountain View, 2-0

==BI Girls soccer == The Palo Alto girls soccer team recorded its 13th shutout of the season and exacted some revenge from...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1759 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to report an abandoned car?

Does anyone know the maximum number of days a car is permitted to remain parked continuously (without being moved) on a city...

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jojo, on May 5, 2017 at 4:58 pm | 9 comments | 3268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford woman bilked of $8,000 in 'scholarship tax' scam

A 28-year-old Stanford woman was scammed into paying a bogus tax bill with $8,000 in Apple gift cards on April 17, police...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Srsly?, on May 5, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 1858 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teacher pleads not guilty to sex-abuse charges

Michael Airo, an Ohlone Elementary School teacher charged in December with sexually abusing the daughter of a former girlfriend...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by student of mike, on May 5, 2017 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 6303 Views

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Judy Sleeth

As a teacher, a docent and the founder of the nonprofit Art in Action, Judy Sleeth has inspired a love of art in thousands...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 689 Views

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Dexter Dawes

Now in his 80s, Dexter Dawes has spent the bulk of his "retirement" years volunteering on numerous boards, commissions and...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 765 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 resident, on May 5, 2017 at 8:08 am | 121 comments | 7610 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly teacher to serve two years, eight months for sex crimes

Former Palo Alto High School teacher Ronnie Farrell was sentenced on Thursday morning in Palo Alto to two years and eight...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Current PALY student, on May 5, 2017 at 2:34 am | 16 comments | 6260 Views

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How 'right to die' law is working locally

"I barely knew him," said Nancy Meyer of Portola Valley, who was there when her client took prescribed drugs to exit life...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by ChrisC, on May 4, 2017 at 8:00 pm | 4 comments | 2245 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In shifting land-use vision, Palo Alto embraces its tech roots

Seeking to quash recent rumors that coders are incompatible with downtown's zoning rules, the Palo Alto City Council voted...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Balance or bust, on May 4, 2017 at 7:49 pm | 66 comments | 5807 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit-and-run injures two boys in East Palo Alto

Two teen boys were taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after being the victims of an apparent hit-and-run in East Palo...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by Juan, on May 4, 2017 at 6:48 pm | 5 comments | 3722 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.

Register Here