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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Home front: gardener reference; maintaining native gardens

A roundup of local home and garden news and events, including workshops on native gardens and preparing plants for the spring...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 588 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Treasured Lands: a Photographic Odyssey through America's National Parks'

Photographer QT Luong will talk about his work photographing national parks in an event sponsored by the Palo Alto Camera...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local sports practices canceled as dense smoke lingers

With thick smoke from the North Bay fires blanketing the Midpeninsula Wednesday, Palo Alto city and school groups are canceling...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Oct 12, 2017 at 10:42 pm | 2 comments | 3304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County, employee union announce suit against Trump cancellation of DACA

Santa Clara County and SEIU Local 521 announced that they have filed suit in federal court today against the Trump administration...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Oct 12, 2017 at 10:07 pm | 14 comments | 2332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When will they outlaw using fireplaces?

The minute the weather dips, our neighbor burns wood in their fireplace. As most in Palo Alto, we have to park our cars outside...

Original post made by Irritated on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 12, 2017 at 8:36 pm | 22 comments | 654 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County supervisors approve bail system reforms

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed recommendations from a final Bail and Release Work Group consensus...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by @jerry99, on Oct 12, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 6 comments | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

FAA considering making Surf Air flight path over Bay official

As the FAA ponders making Surf Air's attempt to respond to local noise complaints by flying over the Bay an official fair...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Oct 12, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 24 comments | 2576 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gov. Brown signs off on Caltrain's sales-tax measure

The approval of Senate Bill 797 will allow Caltrain to move ahead with a sales-tax increase measure. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Cash and Carry, on Oct 12, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 19 comments | 2412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Any News or Information on What Is Up With our AIR ?

What is the coverage of all this smoke in Palo Alto? How dangerous is the smoke that is covering Palo Alto?...

Original post made by Gotta Breathe on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Read the Paper, on Oct 12, 2017 at 2:58 pm | 9 comments | 466 Views

SPORTS

Gators beat Menlo in water polo match on Senior Night

Alexander Nemeth recorded 11 saves on Senior Night Tuesday night as host Sacred Heart Prep beat Menlo School, 14-8, in a...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Balance, on Oct 12, 2017 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 1277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contractor errs, sells too many parking permits

The city of Palo Alto sold too many employee parking permits in five of its 10 parking zones that have approved quotas following...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 11, 2017 at 8:05 pm | 23 comments | 3874 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health advisory in effect due to smoke from North Bay fires

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is extending a Spare the Air alert and health advisory through the weekend because...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Oct 11, 2017 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 10708 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Parole denied to son who killed father

A man who fatally shot his father in his family's basement in East Palo Alto will remain in prison after being denied parole...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by slow news day, on Oct 11, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 2299 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nonprofit poised to run Palo Alto animal shelter next year

A Redwood City-based nonprofit could take over management of the Palo Alto Animal Shelter as soon as next January, city staff...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Dany, on Oct 11, 2017 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 4365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: The future of libraries

The role that libraries will play in an age where technology has given users diverse learning tools will be examined at a...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Amber, on Oct 11, 2017 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 2135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey of alumni reveals surprises

This past year, Gunn High School junior Meghna Singh pursued an independent research project through the district's Advanced...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by steve, on Oct 11, 2017 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 1889 Views

SPORTS

Atherton resident Y.A. Tittle, 90, passes away at home

Former San Francisco 49er great and Hall of Fame quarterback Y.A. Tittle passed away Sunday at Stanford Hospital, at the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by BP, on Oct 11, 2017 at 12:33 am | 1 comment | 995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget for leadership transition

With an interim superintendent taking over after Max McGee's sudden resignation last month, the school board will discuss...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, on Oct 11, 2017 at 12:15 am | 11 comments | 3699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood school district open to new funding plan

Ravenswood City School District Superintendent Gloria Hernandez-Goff announced Thursday that she plans to re-enter conversations...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Oct 10, 2017 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 2554 Views

SPORTS

Prep water polo: SHP boys conquer the field at UC Irvine

Sacred Heart Prep established itself as one of the top boys water polo teams in the nation by winning the S&R Sport Tournament...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by PoloPolo, on Oct 10, 2017 at 4:41 pm | 3 comments | 1631 Views
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