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AROUND TOWN

Midpeninsula events, safety tips for the upcoming solar eclipse

The Midpeninsula is getting ready for Monday’s solar eclipse that will be visible from the continental U.S. for the first...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Aug 17, 2017 at 2:50 pm | 4 comments | 5766 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A new school year, and a 'new beginning' for Ravenswood Middle School

It was not only the first day of middle school for just under 300 sixth-graders at the Ravenswood Middle School in East Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Hope this will be beneficial, on Aug 17, 2017 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 3833 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For College Terrace Market, a shaky start

College Terrace Market, the longed-for grocery store at 2100 El Camino Real in Palo Alto, finally opened on June 14, but...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by casey, on Aug 17, 2017 at 12:34 pm | 67 comments | 7556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council OKs new South Palo Alto shuttle route

Palo Alto's efforts to revitalize its free shuttle program got a major boost late Monday night when the City Council approved...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 17, 2017 at 9:26 am | 16 comments | 2934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dueling rallies at Google this weekend

Mountain View leaders are concerned their city could be the setting for the next violent skirmish after deadly clashes between...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 16, 2017 at 10:56 pm | 54 comments | 4733 Views

MOVIES

Chekhov's farcical feast

Stanford Repertory Theater's summer production aims to explore the way in which farce and political circumstances intersect,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 16, 2017 at 10:54 pm | 2 comments | 1505 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Meeting on new accessory-housing rules

Palo Alto Neighborhoods, a group of residents, is hosting an informational night on May 25 about recent changes to the city's...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Hausable ADUs, on Aug 16, 2017 at 9:27 pm | 3 comments | 2100 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Early results of Dumbarton corridor study indicate improved traffic flow

An early presentation on a Facebook-sponsored $1 million study of the Dumbarton transportation corridor suggests major, expedited...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 16, 2017 at 8:08 pm | 13 comments | 2845 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dumbarton corridor traffic study set for release

The San Mateo County Transit District will soon release first-draft results of a study, funded by Facebook, on options for...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Mike Morris, on Aug 16, 2017 at 4:06 pm | 11 comments | 2788 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Detroit Dethroned?

The pursuit of self-driving cars has changed the game in the auto industry, with the focus shifting from the physical development...

Original post made by Palo Alto Online staff on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by Marcus Lowe, on Aug 16, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 20 comments | 8244 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keene: Hold off evictions of First Baptist groups

Upset over the city of Palo Alto's planned eviction of a dozen nonprofit organizations and businesses that have been using...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Sheri Furman, on Aug 16, 2017 at 3:00 pm | 27 comments | 4260 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Actor John Heard died of natural causes

Actor John Heard, whose body was found in a Palo Alto hotel room in July, died of natural causes, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by PM, on Aug 16, 2017 at 2:18 pm | 8 comments | 4080 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town: cycling forward; pet peeves

This week's Around Town column looks at results of Caltrain's poll for new seats in its upcoming electric trains, a planned...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Marie, on Aug 16, 2017 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike lanes proposed, fiber optics planned for University Avenue

The City of Palo Alto's multiple-year infrastructure and street improvement project, Upgrade Downtown, will launch next week...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by MP Resident, on Aug 16, 2017 at 10:48 am | 22 comments | 3596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Max McGee Has Not Performed

The school board has failed to hold the Superintendent accountable for his repeated failures to pay attention to his job....

Original post made by Do Your Job School Board on Aug. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 257 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What the eclipse will look like in Palo Alto

Here's an animation of what the August 21st 9-11:30am (10:15am peak) solar eclipse will look like from here in Palo Alto:...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Aug 16, 2017 at 4:09 am | 6 comments | 409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn High start new school year

Students and staff were getting oriented to classes, some new programs and significant campus construction on the first day...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Aug 15, 2017 at 6:35 pm | 8 comments | 5742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High student dies by suicide

Gunn High School Principal Kathie Laurence, in an email to school families this afternoon, is urging parents to talk openly...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 74864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Almost game time

Palo Alto High School's new 91,765-square-foot athletic complex, set to open this fall, rivals most high schools' and even...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by 80's Paly, on Aug 15, 2017 at 4:11 pm | 14 comments | 5028 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood Snapshot: Crescent Park

Lush tree branches reach over the wide streets of Crescent Park, giving the Palo Alto neighborhood a small-town feel even...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by R. Winslow, on Aug 15, 2017 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 1323 Views
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