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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Around Town: international aid; church vs. state

In this week's Around Town column, read about teens making an impact on the ice rink and in developing rink and a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2018
There are no comments yet. 457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District log reveals reports, complaints of discrimination

As of Dec. 1, the Palo Alto school district has logged nearly 100 reports related to sexual and racial misconduct, harassment...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Hmm, on Jan 6, 2018 at 1:14 am | 14 comments | 4340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hooked on fitness

The sun is rising over the field at Cubberley Community Center and frost still covers the grass. About 20 early-morning...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Rich, on Jan 5, 2018 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 2349 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's pivotal year

The Palo Alto City Council made giant strides on some of its most pressing priorities and began to pivot from plans to action...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jan 5, 2018 at 4:30 pm | 34 comments | 3391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ada's Cafe gives people with disabilities a chance to grow

Thirty-four people with disabilities are finding empowerment through their jobs at Ada's Cafe, a nonprofit that aims to give...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 5, 2018 at 3:27 pm | 9 comments | 4317 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge rules against city on Edgewood fines

A court decision regarding whether developer Sand Hill Property Company is required to pay $700,500 in penalties for failing...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 5, 2018 at 2:53 pm | 30 comments | 4991 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook starts local hiring program

Locals in lower-income areas near Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park may soon have a leg up over out-of-towners when it...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Not an SJW, on Jan 5, 2018 at 2:47 pm | 12 comments | 3000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air District: wood burning discouraged, but not banned today

Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials are discouraging the burning of wood Wednesday but have not called a Winter...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by SmokeGetsInYourEyes, on Jan 5, 2018 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 766 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Juvenile linked to dead, skinned coyote found at park

A dead coyote found partially skinned and hanging from a tree in Arastradero Preserve on Dec. 24 was allegedly being used...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2018
Last comment by C-, on Jan 5, 2018 at 11:00 am | 21 comments | 4953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Law firm issues final report on Paly sex-assault case

A law firm the school district asked to investigate a student sexual-assault case at Paly has issued its final report, with...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Steven Kotke, on Jan 5, 2018 at 10:24 am | 46 comments | 4266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pot Smoking in Palo Alto. What is the law?

I am concerned about the new legalization of pot and have many questions. Are the police going to be ticketing those who...

Original post made by Concerned on Jan. 1, 2018
Last comment by Gin Martini (shaken), on Jan 5, 2018 at 10:13 am | 8 comments | 349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving youth a voice

In slam poetry, the hands speak as much as the mouth. As Crystal Trevillion stood in front of a crowd of students and families...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>INTERNATIONAL AID ...</B> A 14-year-old Palo Alto girl is helping other teens halfway around the world through fundraisers...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 103 Views

RESTAURANTS

Where there's smoke ...

Three-month-old Quality Bourbons and Barbecue in Mountain View, known as QBB, trades on the heady interplay of smoked meat...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by midtown senior, on Jan 4, 2018 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 2355 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bloody trail leads to driver in rollover crash

Palo Alto police searching for the driver of a car that flipped over in the Palo Alto Hills were led to the man in part by...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by bbs, on Jan 4, 2018 at 4:55 pm | 5 comments | 4169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family, police searching for missing teen

East Palo Alto police and the family of a 16-year-old boy are asking for the public's help to locate the teen, who has been...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
There are no comments yet. 7219 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Early-morning earthquake shakes parts of the Bay Area

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 shook parts of the Bay Area early this morning, according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by the big one, on Jan 4, 2018 at 4:26 pm | 11 comments | 8587 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cars hit bicycling children in separate incidents

Four children riding their bicycles were struck by cars in two separate collisions roughly a mile away from each other in...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 3, 2018 at 10:16 pm | 87 comments | 8805 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man's 50-year-to life sentence is re-affirmed

The convicted murderer of an East Palo Alto man sought to have his 50-years-to life sentence cut in half on Wednesday under...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Tim, on Jan 3, 2018 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 2650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home schooling grows up

For many Palo Alto families who opt to home-school their children, the term is a misnomer for what their children's education...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by Indie-schooling, on Jan 3, 2018 at 1:10 pm | 74 comments | 27616 Views
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