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PALO ALTO ISSUES

County may use eminent domain to save Buena Vista

In a fresh attempt to prevent the closure of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park, city and county officials have teamed up...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 19, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 94 comments | 11809 Views

AROUND TOWN

Director of Stanford's Cantor Arts Center resigns

Connie Wolf, director of Stanford University's Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford since 2012, has...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by Rodin, on Jun 19, 2016 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 3309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA disqualifies Judge Persky from new sex-assault case

The embattled judge who presided over the trial of former Stanford University student Brock Turner was disqualified Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Jun 19, 2016 at 6:36 am | 59 comments | 13102 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robber hits Palo Alto 7-Eleven store

A handgun-wielding man robbed the 7-Eleven store in the Midtown neighborhood early Friday morning, June 17, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 18, 2016 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments | 3461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public request to Palo Alto High School & PAUSD

In response to multiple, recent incidents of Palo Alto H.S. teachers investigated for inappropriate acts with students, please...

Original post made by Palo Alto High School Parent on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Open , on Jun 18, 2016 at 9:46 am | 8 comments | 877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Startup schools for 'gifted' emerge as state cuts public funding

As public schools reduce extra services for gifted children following state funding cuts, a few startup private schools and...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Vivian, on Jun 18, 2016 at 9:06 am | 71 comments | 38146 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto banks on new nonprofit to reduce downtown traffic

After talking for years about the need to reduce the rate of solo drivers to downtown Palo Alto, the City Council this week...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by homeowner, on Jun 17, 2016 at 10:29 pm | 16 comments | 4383 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student's vehicular manslaughter case may hinge on technicality

The case of a Stanford University student facing charges in the death of one taxi passenger and the injury of another passenger...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Jun 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 20 comments | 9789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD agenda item: paying Glenn McGee more money

On the agenda yesterday was the annual evaluation of the PAUSD superintendent, Glenn McGee. His million-dollar contract will...

Original post made by While you were sleeping on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Limit his contract , on Jun 17, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 531 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

San Mateo County to hold vigil for Orlando shooting victims

In the wake of the June 11 shooting at a gay Orlando nightclub that left 49 dead and dozens injured, San Mateo County will...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Blather, on Jun 17, 2016 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments | 1671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Raising funds for sister is music to Miranda's ears

Menlo School's Robert Miranda, who is coming off a sophomore season in which he had a podium finish at state in cross country...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by matt, on Jun 17, 2016 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Businesses blast proposed office restrictions

As Palo Alto prepares to adopt a new plan to guide future development, some of the city's largest companies are rising up...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:18 pm | 38 comments | 4340 Views

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Parking fees to increase at Caltrain station lots July 1

Increased parking fees at Caltrain station lots that were approved late last year will come into effect next month, the agency...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:03 pm | 10 comments | 2386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Book Talk

<B><B>AN AMERICAN JOURNALIST IN BEIJING ...</B>Former Bay Area radio producer, director and author <B>Gail Pellett </B>will...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2099 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's summer — let's read!

The Broadway smash show "Hamilton" famously asks, "Who tells your story?" Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/06/17/its-summer-8212-lets-read...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peeling back the wallpaper

Wallpaper. For some, the word connotes grandma's house. Mothballs. Mind-numbing patterns. And a lot of effort spent removing...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>WALK BACK IN TIME ... </B>Palo Alto-Stanford Heritage (PAST) will host a historic walking tour <B>Saturday, June 18</B>,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Summer's Here

Time to fish, wade, climb and splash Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/06/17/summers-here...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bad Precedent at Maybell

The City Council will hold a public hearing Monday on a proposal to develop the Maybell property that was the focus of a...

Original post made by Jerry Underdal on Jun. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 341 Views

SPORTS

Former Palo Alto great Adams to host a local football camp

Palo Alto's own Davante Adams returns to his alma mater on Saturday, June 25 to help conduct a football skills camp open...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 16, 2016 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 1853 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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