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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Proposed bill urges suicide assessment in discipline

Under a proposed state bill being sponsored by a former Palo Alto city councilman, school districts would be required to...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by Speaking of Ineffective, on May 2, 2017 at 6:18 pm | 8 comments | 2597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Eichler design guidelines meeting

The city will host a special community meeting to discuss potential Eichler Neighborhood Design Guidelines for two neighborhoods...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 2, 2017 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 1492 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family, friends reveal untold stories after deadly fire

Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of one of the deadliest residential structure fires in the United States, and certainly...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on May 2, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 4691 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Resisting Donald Trump

President Donald Trump's first hundred days of the new administration comes to a close Saturday with an unprecedented 61...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 2, 2017 at 10:48 am | 84 comments | 3670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Barry's Bootcamp coming to Palo Alto

In this week's retail column, find out where cult-workout favorite Barry's Bootcamp is opening in Palo Alto plus a new teenage...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by Scotty the Boot, on May 2, 2017 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 3203 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man wanted for indecent exposure at Stanford University

Deputies are looking for a man who exposed himself to a group of people at Stanford University early Sunday morning, according...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2017
Last comment by Miriam Palm, on May 2, 2017 at 10:11 am | 7 comments | 3177 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto robber gets six months in county jail

A 23-year-old man who took part in a series of robberies in East Palo Alto was sentenced to serve six months in county jail...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by EPA Kids Matter, on May 1, 2017 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 2393 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 Hmmm, on May 1, 2017 at 4:40 pm | 5 comments | 3158 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking permit program in Southgate gains support

After watching neighborhoods to the north and to the south adopt new parking-permit programs over the past year, the residents...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Samuel L., on May 1, 2017 at 12:09 pm | 4 comments | 1215 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New $52.4 billion gas tax plan wins approval from state Legislature

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 1, 2017 at 8:03 am | 36 comments | 3549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music to their ears

Leslie Hart strummed her ukulele as children and their parents gathered on the lawn-green shag carpet at Greenmeadow Community...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Neal, on May 1, 2017 at 6:47 am | 2 comments | 1831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD recommends new counseling provider

The Palo Alto Unified School District is recommending that nonprofit Counseling and Support Services for Youth become the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Apr 29, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 10 comments | 2329 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities clash with VTA over grade crossings

As the Valley Transportation Authority prepares to dole out the first leg of the $6 billion Measure B sales tax, Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by John, on Apr 29, 2017 at 3:01 pm | 35 comments | 4630 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New projects, rising salaries fuel budget growth

Paid parking on downtown streets, higher salaries at City Hall and a video system that will partially replace human guards...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Apr 28, 2017 at 4:50 pm | 8 comments | 1784 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Single Payer Healthcare for all CA, SB562 - The Healthy California Act

The California Senate committee hearing date for SB562, The Healthy California Act will be in committee tomorrow April 26th,...

Original post made by AdvocacyForSinglePayerHealthcare on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Truth, on Apr 28, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 43 comments | 847 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cockfighting defendant faces multiple felonies

An East Palo Alto resident who allegedly kept 56 chickens including many roosters for cockfighting, will face five charges,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2036 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man pleads not guilty in East Palo Alto cockfighting case

An East Palo Alto man pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to felony animal cruelty charges related to suspected cockfighting...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Un Agenda 21, on Apr 28, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 1069 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing for good

Now in its 10th year, the Opportunity Center gives homeless people housing with few questions asked and few requirements...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Grateful, on Apr 28, 2017 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 3159 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Making the finances work

Figuring out how to balance the budget of the Opportunity Center for the past 10 years has been as challenging as learning...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 436 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mecca for the unhoused?

Has the Opportunity Center turned Palo Alto into a magnet for homeless people, as some in the community in 2006 feared it...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 540 Views
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