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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 Resident, on Apr 27, 2017 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 845 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palantir reaches nearly $1.7M settlement with feds

Palo Alto-based Palantir Technologies was ordered to pay nearly $1.7 million in back wages by the U.S. Department of Labor...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 27, 2017 at 3:51 pm | 18 comments | 2585 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man gropes employee at Stanford University

A man who allegedly grabbed a Stanford employee's buttocks Wednesday was let go by campus police after the victim declined...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 27, 2017 at 1:28 pm | 2 comments | 1870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lots of low planes over S. Palo Alto

The past three days have seen lots of low (well below 5000ft) planes over S. Palo Alto. Seems like they are making or testing...

Original post made by Flight changes on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by David, on Apr 27, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 140 Views

SPORTS

Paly wins the track and field battle over rival Gunn

Palo Alto swept its track and field dual meet Wednesday with visiting Gunn. The boys had an easy time of it in an 94-33 victory....

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
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SPORTS

Stanford's Rose Bowl legacy can be traced back to John Ralston

The first thing you notice about John Ralston is his grip. Upon your first meeting, he shakes your hand and does not let...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 27, 2017 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 2595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford names new band director

Stanford University's Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band has a new official leader: Russell Gavin, a music education...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Stanford alum, on Apr 27, 2017 at 11:37 am | 26 comments | 3407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Donors, recipients gather for Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund reception

Donors and recipients of the Palo Alto Weekly's 24th annual Holiday Fund gathered for a reception filled with insightful...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Alison Cormack, on Apr 26, 2017 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 1401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two nonprofits assisting students from lower-income families announce merger

Peninsula Bridge, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, announced April 26 that the organization will merge with Building Futures...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 26, 2017 at 8:40 pm | 1 comment | 1362 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge issues preliminary injunction blocking sanctuary executive order

A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction in a pair of lawsuits filed by the city of San Francisco and Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 26, 2017 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlowe Ballet in bloom

This spring, Menlowe Ballet is showcasing its own blossoming talent with "Floraison," a program devoted to works created...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Sue Swezey, on Apr 26, 2017 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 669 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 I Remember Too, on Apr 26, 2017 at 3:52 pm | 61 comments | 6523 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SF, Peninsula officials urge feds to OK Caltrain funds

Elected officials on Monday called on the Trump administration to approve federal funding for a Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 26, 2017 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audits find flaws in Palo Alto's purchasing policies

As Palo Alto heads into what promises to be a challenging budget season, a new review from the Office of City Auditor has...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 26, 2017 at 9:14 am | 10 comments | 3077 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 CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 25, 2017 at 11:36 pm | 31 comments | 1565 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why would any American visit North Korea?

Can someone enlighten me on why the latest detained American was teaching in North Korea? Are people really naive or is it...

Original post made by What? on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 25, 2017 at 8:02 pm | 7 comments | 255 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City finds compromise on accessory housing

With residents clamoring for both more housing and more government transparency, the Palo Alto City Council agreed Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 25, 2017 at 12:47 pm | 116 comments | 6650 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 Jordan mother, on Apr 25, 2017 at 10:07 am | 43 comments | 8384 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High price to pay

Teachers, techies, corporate attorneys and advocates for seniors don't always speak with the same voice, but when Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 25, 2017 at 8:43 am | 117 comments | 17083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Move Your Car Or Be Towed!

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Original post made by Resident on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by follow the rules , on Apr 25, 2017 at 1:38 am | 71 comments | 253560 Views
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