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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal judge to consider injunction on sanctuary cities order

A San Francisco federal court judge Friday morning will consider San Francisco and Santa Clara counties' requests to halt...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 21, 2017 at 8:34 am | 92 comments | 2380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain CEO Jim Hartnett awarded big Salary increase

Noticed by few, at the end of the April 6 2017 the Caltrain Board meeting, Jim Hartnett’s employment contract was amended...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Apr 20, 2017 at 11:04 pm | 7 comments | 212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto company Plastc goes bankrupt, makes off with money from 80,000 customers

News report from CNET: https://www.cnet.com/news/plastc-goes-bankrupt-after-raising-9m-for-all-in-one-card-credit-bank-cards/ Plastc...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 153 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Lacey, on Apr 20, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 1113 comments | 212885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Once more into the 'Cuckoo's Nest'

There is more than enough good acting, good direction, and good design work to make Los Altos Stage Company's "One Flew Over...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Steve Taffee, on Apr 20, 2017 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal leaving Jordan Middle School after one year

The new principal of Jordan Middle School, Katie Kinnaman, will be leaving after one year on the job to move to Texas, she...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Yet another insider @ Jordan, on Apr 20, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 40 comments | 8081 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: It's time to set campaign contribution and spending caps

Palo Alto City Council candidates broke records for total contributions and expenditures. Large cash and nonmonetary contributions...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Apr 20, 2017 at 2:26 pm | 10 comments | 1552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ohlone Elementary principal announces retirement

The latest in a flurry of leadership changes for the Palo Alto school district comes from Ohlone Elementary School, where...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Two years too late, on Apr 20, 2017 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 2682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fuzzy caterpillars munching Palo Alto oaks

At the intersection of Homer Avenue and Kipling Street, caterpillars dangle in the air, crawl on the ground and teem on trees....

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2017
Last comment by Enuff FUZZ, on Apr 20, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 10701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

La Comida struggling to find new location

La Comida Senior Nutrition, a longtime senior lunch program relied on by more than 160 seniors, is asking the community to...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Not needed, not wanted, on Apr 20, 2017 at 12:14 pm | 11 comments | 2567 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Evidence reinstated in former Stanford student's vehicular manslaughter case

Blood-alcohol evidence in a vehicular manslaughter case against a former Stanford University student is admissible in his...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Jacob Simmon , on Apr 20, 2017 at 11:38 am | 4 comments | 5360 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City Council mulls motorcyclists' lawsuit

A woman who received significant injuries after a motorcycle crash and her father, who witnessed the accident, are suing...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Miller, on Apr 20, 2017 at 8:17 am | 7 comments | 1669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

YouTube and beyond

On Saturday, Nov. 1, Stanford grads Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn return to campus to play the Bing Auditorium. Their band Pomplamoose...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 5697 Views

SPORTS

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER/FACEBOOK

You can now follow the Palo Alto Weekly/Palo Alto Online on Twitter and Facebook. Get breaking news updates, insights, links...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes new direction for bus routes

Palo Alto bus riders could be in for a jolt in coming months as both the city and the county move ahead with efforts to shake...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 19, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 8 comments | 2761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Couple recognized for dedication to local, global environment

Longtime Palo Alto environmentalists, Kay and Walt Hays will be honored by the local nonprofit Acterra for their lifelong...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Lindsay Jye, on Apr 19, 2017 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 1343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Top administrator, middle school principal to resign

More leadership shakeups are on the way for the Palo Alto Unified School District, with its chief student services officer...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2017
Last comment by It was PAEA, on Apr 19, 2017 at 6:20 pm | 17 comments | 6933 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man exposes himself to student at Stanford University residence hall

A man exposed himself to a student at a Stanford University housing facility on campus late Tuesday night, according to school's...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 19, 2017 at 5:48 pm | 4 comments | 1015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are campers on El Camino in front of Stanford?

I thought vehicle dwelling was outlawed. Why should our international visitors be welcomed by such a sight?...

Original post made by ? on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Gordon Gecko, on Apr 19, 2017 at 9:16 am | 30 comments | 1360 Views

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School board approves 12 percent pay increases for teachers

The Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday night in a 4-to-1 vote a 12 percent base salary increase for teachers over three...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Remember , on Apr 19, 2017 at 7:33 am | 60 comments | 6408 Views
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Why contentious local politics? More examples from ADU at Council
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What Are Your Gifts that Must Be Shared?
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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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