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PALO ALTO ISSUES

When will they outlaw using fireplaces?

The minute the weather dips, our neighbor burns wood in their fireplace. As most in Palo Alto, we have to park our cars outside...

Original post made by Irritated on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 12, 2017 at 8:36 pm | 22 comments | 655 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County supervisors approve bail system reforms

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed recommendations from a final Bail and Release Work Group consensus...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by @jerry99, on Oct 12, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 6 comments | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

FAA considering making Surf Air flight path over Bay official

As the FAA ponders making Surf Air's attempt to respond to local noise complaints by flying over the Bay an official fair...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Oct 12, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 24 comments | 2584 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gov. Brown signs off on Caltrain's sales-tax measure

The approval of Senate Bill 797 will allow Caltrain to move ahead with a sales-tax increase measure. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Cash and Carry, on Oct 12, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 19 comments | 2416 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Any News or Information on What Is Up With our AIR ?

What is the coverage of all this smoke in Palo Alto? How dangerous is the smoke that is covering Palo Alto?...

Original post made by Gotta Breathe on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Read the Paper, on Oct 12, 2017 at 2:58 pm | 9 comments | 467 Views

SPORTS

Gators beat Menlo in water polo match on Senior Night

Alexander Nemeth recorded 11 saves on Senior Night Tuesday night as host Sacred Heart Prep beat Menlo School, 14-8, in a...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Balance, on Oct 12, 2017 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 1281 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contractor errs, sells too many parking permits

The city of Palo Alto sold too many employee parking permits in five of its 10 parking zones that have approved quotas following...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 11, 2017 at 8:05 pm | 23 comments | 3878 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health advisory in effect due to smoke from North Bay fires

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is extending a Spare the Air alert and health advisory through the weekend because...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Oct 11, 2017 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 10719 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Parole denied to son who killed father

A man who fatally shot his father in his family's basement in East Palo Alto will remain in prison after being denied parole...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by slow news day, on Oct 11, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 2301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nonprofit poised to run Palo Alto animal shelter next year

A Redwood City-based nonprofit could take over management of the Palo Alto Animal Shelter as soon as next January, city staff...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Dany, on Oct 11, 2017 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 4385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: The future of libraries

The role that libraries will play in an age where technology has given users diverse learning tools will be examined at a...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Amber, on Oct 11, 2017 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 2139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey of alumni reveals surprises

This past year, Gunn High School junior Meghna Singh pursued an independent research project through the district's Advanced...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by steve, on Oct 11, 2017 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 1896 Views

SPORTS

Atherton resident Y.A. Tittle, 90, passes away at home

Former San Francisco 49er great and Hall of Fame quarterback Y.A. Tittle passed away Sunday at Stanford Hospital, at the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by BP, on Oct 11, 2017 at 12:33 am | 1 comment | 996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget for leadership transition

With an interim superintendent taking over after Max McGee's sudden resignation last month, the school board will discuss...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, on Oct 11, 2017 at 12:15 am | 11 comments | 3702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood school district open to new funding plan

Ravenswood City School District Superintendent Gloria Hernandez-Goff announced Thursday that she plans to re-enter conversations...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Oct 10, 2017 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 2560 Views

SPORTS

Prep water polo: SHP boys conquer the field at UC Irvine

Sacred Heart Prep established itself as one of the top boys water polo teams in the nation by winning the S&R Sport Tournament...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by PoloPolo, on Oct 10, 2017 at 4:41 pm | 3 comments | 1632 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two rapes reported at Stanford University

The victims in two on-campus rapes that allegedly took place in the last week and a half at Stanford University knew the...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Oct 10, 2017 at 2:46 pm | 13 comments | 7109 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man accused of murder over a woman pleads 'not guilty'

An East Palo Alto man who is [https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/08/25/man-arraigned-for-east-palo-alto-shootings accused]...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Anna orsi, on Oct 10, 2017 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1991 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain hits empty car at Charleston Road tracks

A Caltrain struck an unccoupied car on the tracks at Charleston Road in Palo Alto tonight, resulting in travel delays in...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Maurice, on Oct 9, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 53 comments | 6865 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health center funding in jeopardy with Congress's failure to act

Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto could lose its providers and staff if Congress doesn't renew a fund that...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2017
Last comment by EPAMom, on Oct 9, 2017 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 3542 Views
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