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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Two options to separate Caltrain tracks from roads move forward

The Menlo Park City Council is pursuing two options to separate Menlo Park roads from the Caltrain tracks. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by One Dollar Bob, on May 27, 2017 at 10:23 pm | 4 comments | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

<B><B>MARKET OPENING ... </B>The wait is almost over: <B>College Terrace Market</B> is preparing to open its doors at the...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on May 27, 2017 at 7:27 pm | 6 comments | 347 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why so many grouchy people?

Lately, around Silicon Valley, I have encountered outspoken, rude strangers and I have regretted biting my tongue. What is...

Original post made by Huh? on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 27, 2017 at 6:53 pm | 33 comments | 2925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Tunneling the tracks worth exploring

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 27, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 17 comments | 3471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chez TJ, Tied House team up for mixed-use project

The owner of Chez TJ, the city's high-end restaurant serving gourmet tasting dinners from inside a historic Victorian house...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Park, too, on May 27, 2017 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 1275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ADU Meeting last night

I do not oppose ADU's, but there are problems with Palo Alto's ordinance which were glossed over last night. As the ordinance...

Original post made by pares on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by musical, on May 26, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 13 comments | 291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One of two elderly pedestrians struck by vehicle dies

One of two elderly pedestrians who were hit by a car as they crossed the street on May 9 has died, according to the Santa...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by dutch, on May 26, 2017 at 6:46 pm | 19 comments | 6002 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Law firm to investigate how district handled sexual-assault reports

The Palo Alto Unified Board of Education, facing pressure from alarmed parents and reacting swiftly to media reports of repeated...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Concerned Coach, on May 26, 2017 at 2:55 pm | 79 comments | 11240 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

$647M to electrify Caltrain tracks approved

Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Can't Breathe, on May 26, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 89 comments | 3716 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In East Palo Alto, plans emerge to build 'up'

Four major construction projects in East Palo Alto could transform the cityscape in the next couple of years, with two of...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by EPA Mom, on May 26, 2017 at 12:19 pm | 19 comments | 6775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja proposes underground garage

Castilleja School has a new solution to a years-long battle over increasing enrollment — and thus traffic in the surrounding...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by I support PNQLNOW.ORG , on May 26, 2017 at 9:33 am | 30 comments | 9009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheating at Paly is okay?

Is Paly administration turning their heads at cheating also? My son came home and said that a Senior who is going to [portion...

Original post made by Parent on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Yimbytastic, on May 26, 2017 at 9:26 am | 8 comments | 523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo-Atherton High School

2008 Menlo-Atherton High School graduates. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2008/06/11/menlo-atherton-high-school...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
There are no comments yet. 8276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two men wanted for strong-arm robbery at Stanford University

Deputies at Stanford University are looking for two men wanted for a strong-arm robbery early Thursday morning, according...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by Fletcher, on May 26, 2017 at 1:28 am | 1 comment | 1292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stop Castilleja Expansion signs

Stop Castilleja Expansion signs are all over Palo Alto asking PACC to Save PA Neighborhoods. Freedom of Speech in action!...

Original post made by Expansion signs on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by I support PNQLNOW.ORG , on May 25, 2017 at 10:25 pm | 54 comments | 2928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park superintendent to become chief innovations officer at Ravenswood

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, will take on a new role as chief innovations...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Hiring in Times of Layoffs?, on May 25, 2017 at 5:06 pm | 12 comments | 3208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board nears final 2017-18 budget

Nearing approval of the school district's 2017-18 budget, trustees on Tuesday directed staff to allocate funds to support...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Coverup Culture , on May 25, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 7 comments | 1267 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police chase, arrest man wanted for bank robbery

A man who allegedly robbed a bank in downtown Palo Alto Monday afternoon was captured about a block away after leading officers...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by was present, on May 25, 2017 at 4:06 am | 9 comments | 3790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Palo Alto man for indecent exposure

A man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman on a Palo Alto street has been identified and arrested in large part due to...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by rick, on May 24, 2017 at 10:53 pm | 4 comments | 2740 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View turns on water spigot to aid East Palo Alto

The Mountain View City Council signed a $5 million deal Tuesday night to sell off water rights to East Palo Alto to help...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on May 24, 2017 at 10:00 pm | 4 comments | 1643 Views
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California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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