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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged cockfighting operation in East Palo Alto

Nearly 60 chickens were removed from an East Palo Alto property on March 23 after city police and Peninsula Humane Society...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 2, 2017 at 9:24 pm | 30 comments | 5909 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The spreading empire

Five "park search areas" -- neighborhoods where Pal Alto residents don't have access to parks or open spaces within a quarter...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by DTN Paul, on Apr 2, 2017 at 6:05 pm | 5 comments | 1165 Views

RESTAURANTS

Polynesian food truck launches in Menlo Park

After spending 25 years as a biotech engineer, Keke Lepulu, 47, of Menlo Park, says he was weary of being a cog in the Silicon...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Apr 2, 2017 at 10:21 am | 6 comments | 14503 Views

AROUND TOWN

$50M gift for Packard children's heart research

Bay Area philanthropists Gordon and Betty Moore have given Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford $50 million toward...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Anneke, on Apr 2, 2017 at 10:10 am | 3 comments | 951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by frustrated too, on Apr 1, 2017 at 6:21 pm | 374 comments | 347945 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto changes first-source hiring rule to accommodate Amazon

East Palo Alto’s long-standing first-source jobs rule of hiring up to 30 percent of local residents at new businesses has...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Glez, on Apr 1, 2017 at 3:32 pm | 25 comments | 12745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: democracy in action; a view to a hill

Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on people, events and other happenings. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/04/01/around-town-democracy-in-action...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2017
Last comment by Cube Farm Haven, on Apr 1, 2017 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 747 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto changes course on housing fees

In an unusual move that reflected Palo Alto's shifting political dynamics, the City Council reversed on Monday night its...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Apr 1, 2017 at 2:42 pm | 45 comments | 5137 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$5K grant to help build new produce market for seniors

A new produce market for low-income seniors will be coming to southern end of town through a $5,000 grant from the Rotary...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by LP 83, on Apr 1, 2017 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 2868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

<B><B> 'EDUCATIONAL' HAIR SALON OPENS ... </B>There is now one less excuse for a bad hair day on Palo Alto's California...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Fluffy, on Mar 31, 2017 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police audit finds flaws in Taser investigations

Palo Alto's independent police auditors are raising concerns about an investigation involving a man who was pulled over last...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Mar 31, 2017 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 2228 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Auto burglary spree strikes Palo Alto

A string of smash-and-grab car burglaries occurred on Tuesday, March 28, the darkest night of the month, according to a Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Little League, on Mar 31, 2017 at 12:56 pm | 21 comments | 4298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers less satisfied than parents, principals with longer kindergarten day

While the majority of kindergarten parents and elementary school principals are satisfied with the Palo Alto school district's...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Me 2, on Mar 31, 2017 at 12:56 pm | 13 comments | 4328 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Landlord gets probation for tenant harassment

An East Palo Alto landlord who harassed his tenants to try to get them to leave so he could raise the rent on their rent-controlled...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Mar 31, 2017 at 12:33 pm | 4 comments | 2845 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When nature calls

It's hard to enjoy nature when nature calls and there's no room for relief in sight. No wonder then that 81 percent of respondents...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 31, 2017 at 11:46 am | 5 comments | 605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Electric rates set to surge in Palo Alto

Despite a wet winter that recharged Palo Alto's hydroelectric supplies, the city's electric customers could be in for a shock...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by PT Barnum, on Mar 31, 2017 at 9:38 am | 60 comments | 7074 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survival of the fittest

Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/03/31/survival-of-the-fittest posted Friday, March 31, 2017,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
There are no comments yet. 780 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former state assemblyman wants to reform Prop. 13

The common good has long been former Assemblyman Rich Gordon's aim, whether in his efforts with troubled youth, with an unfair...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by TooFunny, on Mar 31, 2017 at 7:16 am | 140 comments | 5233 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feds Target Local All-Cash Sales

According to today's "The Daily Journal": "Federal officials are turning an eye to the Bay Area's hot housing markets as...

Original post made by about time on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by BP, on Mar 30, 2017 at 11:34 pm | 24 comments | 1380 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Poll: 46% of Millennials want to leave Bay Area

An article in the Mercury News reports on a new poll that suggests 46% of millennials want to leave the Bay Area, see http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/03/30/housing-traffic-woes-stok...

Original post made by Abitarian on Mar. 30, 2017
There are no comments yet. 116 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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