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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford investigates report of rape on campus

Stanford University is investigating a report of rape that allegedly occurred early Friday morning in a student residence...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2016
Last comment by Badly Shaken, on Oct 4, 2016 at 12:46 pm | 5 comments | 6447 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Governor vetoes High Speed Rail fiscal oversight Bill

https://ww2.kqed.org/news/2016/09/29/governor-vetoes-high-speed-rail-oversight-bill/ Making it clear that California’s...

Original post made by Stan on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Dumb and Dumber, on Oct 4, 2016 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 365 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State's earthquake-warning system edges closer to reality

California Gov. Jerry Brown's approval of earthquake-warning legislation on last week, will bring development of a statewide...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 4, 2016 at 7:49 am | 1 comment | 5612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Faircourt feud over two-story homes heads to council

For some residents of Faircourt, an Eichler tract in the Palo Verde neighborhood, a ban on two-story homes is the best way...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Oct 3, 2016 at 3:51 pm | 7 comments | 5171 Views

BOOKS

Steve Young's autobiography

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Original post made by steve on Oct. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 453 Views

SPORTS

Cranny leads Stanford women to cross country Invitational title

Stanford junior Elise Cranny and freshman Thomas Ratcliffe, in the first cross country race of his life, captured victories...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2016
Last comment by correction, on Oct 2, 2016 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 2392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eleven wins for Palo Alto Weekly in annual Bay Area journalism competition

The Palo Alto Weekly walked away with 11 wins Oct. 1 from the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards contest, presented by the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2016
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Oct 2, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 2945 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gov. Brown signs bill on ignition interlock devices in cars of drunk drivers

A bill by state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, was signed into law Wednesday and will soon require certain convicted drunk...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by TLM, on Oct 2, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 18 comments | 3980 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man allegedly exposes himself to teen at Bol Park in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a man who they said exposed himself to a teenage...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2016
Last comment by GROSS, on Oct 2, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 4252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For easing traffic jams, Palo Alto pins hopes on nonprofit

As Palo Alto looks ahead toward adopting a new long-term vision for transportation, officials are increasingly leaning on...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Biased surveys, on Oct 2, 2016 at 10:10 am | 33 comments | 4751 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Palo Alto hopes to draw another large crowd

In past years, Bike Palo Alto has welcomed hundreds of cyclists and encouraged many residents to ride their bikes for local...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by bicyclist and driver , on Oct 1, 2016 at 10:45 pm | 20 comments | 5581 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Governor signs sexual-assault bill inspired by Brock Turner case

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law today a new bill that would establish a mandatory prison sentence of three to...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Gratitude, on Oct 1, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 5 comments | 3459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why does Jordan have bike lanes in the wrong direction?

Not only did the bike lane painting occur the FIRST day of school (Tuesday), but the bike lane in front of the bike cage...

Original post made by Mom on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Oct 1, 2016 at 3:33 pm | 51 comments | 2163 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We have a Transportation--Not Housing--Crisis

Silicon Valley has a transportation crisis, not a housing crisis. Most metropolitan areas, and we have become one, have workers...

Original post made by Mickie Winkler on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by NeilsonBuchanan, on Oct 1, 2016 at 10:23 am | 2 comments | 440 Views

SPORTS

Gunn grad Watt is looking for her next challenge

The more you learn about Amy Watt the more you realize how little she has allowed her disability to define her. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, on Sep 30, 2016 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 2391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embarcadero project aims to give bicyclists a smoother ride

For Palo Alto's bicycles and drivers, the bustling stretch of Embarcadero Road near El Camino Real isn't just a shared commuter...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 30, 2016 at 5:58 pm | 41 comments | 8489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves first round of budget measures

A majority of the Palo Alto school board backed a series of budget-savings measures -- some ongoing, some short term; some...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Teacher Cuts, on Sep 30, 2016 at 5:38 pm | 23 comments | 4259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shikada to stay on as head of Utilities Department

Ed Shikada probably won't need much of a learning curve for his new job as Palo Alto's permanent utilities director. The...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jeremy Robinson, on Sep 30, 2016 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 2222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto welcomes new urban forester Walter Passmore

Nine weeks into his new position as Palo Alto's first city urban forester, Walter Passmore eschewed a stuffy City Hall office...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2012
Last comment by artbuilder, on Sep 30, 2016 at 11:20 am | 41 comments | 8407 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Second health-care 'telephone town hall' goes well

A second "telephone town hall" by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo Monday evening went smoothly and won praise from callers from...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Sep 30, 2016 at 11:15 am | 132 comments | 25041 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 16 comments | 4,249 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 971 views

This time we're not lying. HONEST! No, really!
By Douglas Moran | 5 comments | 509 views

Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 436 views

One-on-one time
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