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AROUND TOWN

Courthouse, clinic evacuated due to bomb threat

The Palo Alto Courthouse has been evacuated this morning due to a bomb threat, a Santa Clara County sheriff's deputy said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Glez., on Jun 13, 2017 at 3:08 pm | 3 comments | 3513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto crafts battle plan to fight climate change

Palo Alto made an emphatic statement last week when it joined more than 80 cities in repudiating the White House's decision...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jun 13, 2017 at 2:44 pm | 44 comments | 3513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The sex-ed tumult

There are far too many more important issues facing our school district than to go through the motions of a months-long review...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 13, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 39 comments | 3912 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-end restaurant sparks debate over outdoor seating

When Anthony Secviar and Dennis Kelly, alums of three-Michelin-starred restaurant The French Laundry in Yountville, decided...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Cares, on Jun 13, 2017 at 2:05 pm | 45 comments | 6604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Extending the width of driveways, second driveways and rolling curbs.

I have been walking around several neighborhoods and taking visual note of the numerous homes that have extended their offstreet...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 10, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 13, 2017 at 8:57 am | 9 comments | 503 Views

AROUND TOWN

City pays $250,000 settlement for Fire Department accident

A woman has settled a lawsuit with the City of Palo Alto for $250,000 in a lawsuit she filed in December 2015 after receiving...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Do the right thing, on Jun 13, 2017 at 8:28 am | 6 comments | 3967 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Youth mental health clinic now open in Menlo Park

Months ahead of schedule, SafeSpace, a mental health program for youth, has opened in Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by sgbird4@gmail.com, on Jun 13, 2017 at 8:14 am | 5 comments | 2210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill to offer free tuition to first-generation students

Local students who are on track to become the first in their families to graduate from high school can get a jumpstart on...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Former Foothill parent, on Jun 13, 2017 at 7:48 am | 18 comments | 3137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Accent Arts returns; Protégé nears approval

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about comings and goings on California Avenue, including Accent Arts' move to a new...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 12, 2017 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 2964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn staff, students protest layoffs

About 20 Gunn High School staff, teachers and students stayed until the late hours of Tuesday evening's school board meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by PAEA rules, on Jun 12, 2017 at 6:27 pm | 43 comments | 8582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As we face our climate crisis, choose your vehicle wisely

When discussing the climate crisis, the question most often asked by concerned citizens is "What can I do to help?" Look...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 12, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 43 comments | 5031 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested for allegedly robbing cyclist, stealing car

A 20-year-old Newark man and 17-year-old East Palo Alto juvenile were arrested on June 5 for allegedly robbing a cyclist...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jun 12, 2017 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 2240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Accent Arts returns; Protégé nears approval

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about comings and goings on California Avenue, including Accent Arts' move to a new...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 12, 2017 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donations lag at Partners in Education

Partners in Education (PiE), the education foundation that raises millions of dollars each year to fund electives, support...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by will be worse next year, on Jun 12, 2017 at 12:39 pm | 48 comments | 8078 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek help in solving 16-year-old cold case homicide

Palo Alto police are looking for the public's help in their investigation on the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Maria Hsiao...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 11, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 2465 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>Edgewood grocery idea Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/11/18/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 11, 2017 at 4:18 pm | 7 comments | 822 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: Candidate interviews; school budget; sex ed

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of June 5. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/06/02/public-agenda-candidate-interviews-school...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1374 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Caltrain taking feedback on fare proposals

Caltrain commuters have an opportunity to speak up to the agency about proposed pricing changes for trips and parking spots...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by ODB, on Jun 10, 2017 at 5:49 pm | 7 comments | 2009 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County responds to Trump administration's request to lift injunction

Santa Clara County filed an opposition to President Donald Trump administration's May 22 request to lift a preliminary injunction...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 10, 2017 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 1882 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study finds disparities in Oakland police speech to white, black residents

Oakland police officers speak significantly less respectfully to black than to white community members in everyday traffic...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 10, 2017 at 12:58 pm | 11 comments | 1993 Views
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