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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation — A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Anthony, on May 4, 2017 at 7:24 am | 41 comments | 8795 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E hits the 'rewind button' on tree removals in Palo Alto

Admitting that their plan to remove hundreds of trees from their gas pipeline right-of-way got off on poor footing, Pacific...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by Michael Dawson, on May 3, 2017 at 10:48 pm | 16 comments | 6483 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: 'Title IX Advocacy in the Trump Era' at Stanford

The Stanford Law School has teamed up with campus groups, advocacy organizations and others to host a two-day conference...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 3, 2017 at 3:05 pm | 18 comments | 2805 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to continue budget talks Wednesday

The school board will continue discussing potential cuts for the 2017-18 budget at a special meeting tonight, Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Ha ha ha, on May 3, 2017 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 1396 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may drop plan for transportation tax

Despite widespread recognition that traffic congestion continues to be a pressing priority, Palo Alto is considering backing...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Fool Me Once, on May 3, 2017 at 12:44 pm | 8 comments | 2194 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Zhou earns SCVAL individual title; Paly wins team title

Gunn junior Andy Zhou shot a 3-under 68 to earn medalist honors at the SCVAL boys golf championship at Santa Teresa Golf...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Chet Koczynski, on May 3, 2017 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1411 Views

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, on May 3, 2017 at 7:59 am | 78 comments | 3420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ice cream 101

Five local ice cream shop owners and chefs shared their wisdom about how to achieve that perfectly creamy, mouthwatering...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on May 2, 2017 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 2440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Proposed bill urges suicide assessment in discipline

Under a proposed state bill being sponsored by a former Palo Alto city councilman, school districts would be required to...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by Speaking of Ineffective, on May 2, 2017 at 6:18 pm | 8 comments | 2930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Eichler design guidelines meeting

The city will host a special community meeting to discuss potential Eichler Neighborhood Design Guidelines for two neighborhoods...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 2, 2017 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 1649 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family, friends reveal untold stories after deadly fire

Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of one of the deadliest residential structure fires in the United States, and certainly...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on May 2, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 5050 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Resisting Donald Trump

President Donald Trump's first hundred days of the new administration comes to a close Saturday with an unprecedented 61...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 2, 2017 at 10:48 am | 84 comments | 4097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Barry's Bootcamp coming to Palo Alto

In this week's retail column, find out where cult-workout favorite Barry's Bootcamp is opening in Palo Alto plus a new teenage...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by Scotty the Boot, on May 2, 2017 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 4064 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man wanted for indecent exposure at Stanford University

Deputies are looking for a man who exposed himself to a group of people at Stanford University early Sunday morning, according...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2017
Last comment by Miriam Palm, on May 2, 2017 at 10:11 am | 7 comments | 3544 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 EPA Kids Matter, on May 1, 2017 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 2680 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Landlord gets probation for tenant harassment

An East Palo Alto landlord who harassed his tenants to try to get them to leave so he could raise the rent on their rent-controlled...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 1, 2017 at 4:40 pm | 5 comments | 3511 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking permit program in Southgate gains support

After watching neighborhoods to the north and to the south adopt new parking-permit programs over the past year, the residents...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Samuel L., on May 1, 2017 at 12:09 pm | 4 comments | 1435 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New $52.4 billion gas tax plan wins approval from state Legislature

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 1, 2017 at 8:03 am | 36 comments | 4197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music to their ears

Leslie Hart strummed her ukulele as children and their parents gathered on the lawn-green shag carpet at Greenmeadow Community...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Neal, on May 1, 2017 at 6:47 am | 2 comments | 2207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD recommends new counseling provider

The Palo Alto Unified School District is recommending that nonprofit Counseling and Support Services for Youth become the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Apr 29, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 10 comments | 2670 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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