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AROUND TOWN

Midcentury modern and the mass market

What do blenders, coffee makers, telephones, typewriters -- even the bathroom sink -- have in common? They are all products...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Guy, on May 12, 2017 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Complaint: school district website 'inaccessible'

A special-education advocate from Michigan who has filed more than 1,000 federal complaints against school districts alleging...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Megan Carey, on May 12, 2017 at 6:16 am | 8 comments | 4664 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: Paly wins SCVAL baseball playoff title

Spencer Rojahn pitched 4 1/3 strong innings in relief, Ethan Stern collected a pair of hits and Palo Alto rallied to beat...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by Paly Dad, on May 12, 2017 at 12:27 am | 1 comment | 1107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recreation chief to join city manager's office

The office of Palo Alto City Manager James Keene will have a new look this summer, with two deputy city managers preparing...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2017 at 10:56 pm | 8 comments | 2256 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to ramp up prices for parking permits

If you're looking to park your car in a downtown garage, use the new 3-D printer at the library or pump out groundwater to...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Michael Vilain, on May 11, 2017 at 10:24 pm | 21 comments | 2944 Views

SPORTS

Gunn and Palo Alto are seeking encore performances

The Gunn boys and Palo Alto girls are both defending Central Coast Section swim champions. And they'd both love to win it...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by Titans rule the pool, on May 11, 2017 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 940 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Diane Feinstein Issues Statement on President Trump's First 100 Days

Press Release - Feinstein Statement on Trump 100 Days -- Apr 28 2017 Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by Accomplishments?, on May 11, 2017 at 8:30 pm | 4 comments | 199 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Bike to Work Day on Thursday

Palo Alto bike lanes could be especially crowded on Thursday for an annual event that has its environmental and personal...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2017 at 7:31 pm | 8 comments | 1881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City of Palo Alto sued over police-dog bite

A Palo Alto mother has filed a lawsuit against the city and the Police Department for civil rights violations after her teenage...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by !Bill, on May 11, 2017 at 4:12 pm | 7 comments | 4206 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pension costs cast a shadow over city budget

As budget season kicked off in Palo Alto this week, there was no talk of service reductions, staffing cuts or painful choices....

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by Joe, on May 11, 2017 at 2:44 pm | 45 comments | 3326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, superintendent face breakdown in trust

Festering teacher concerns in the Ravenswood City School District came to a head last week when the teachers union announced...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Witness, on May 11, 2017 at 1:43 pm | 46 comments | 4351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board votes to report weighted GPAs

The school board took a series of consequential actions on Tuesday night with impact throughout the district, including approving...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Gloria Symon, on May 11, 2017 at 12:37 pm | 6 comments | 3059 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto backs away from business tax

In abrupt change of course, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday night not to move ahead with a business tax to pay for transportation...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Another Citizen Unhappy With How the TOT is Being Spent, on May 11, 2017 at 11:31 am | 40 comments | 3293 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Centre gets a paint job

Recently built College Terrace Centre was a two-tone mustard and yellow color until this week when the development suddenly...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Marie, on May 11, 2017 at 11:10 am | 24 comments | 3253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood district to open new middle school

The Ravenswood City School District is opening a new middle school in East Palo Alto this fall with the hopes of reversing...

Original post made on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by GET HER OUT! Charlie Mae Knight, on May 11, 2017 at 11:07 am | 3 comments | 2291 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man found guilty of first-degree murder in 2015 East Palo Alto shooting

A Stockton man was found guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday morning by a San Mateo County Superior Court jury in connection...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2017 at 6:56 am | 2 comments | 1689 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heroes will descend downtown for annual May Fête Parade

Downtown Palo Alto promises to be particularly safe on Saturday, May 6, when the young and young at heart will dress up in...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by MidtownMom, on May 10, 2017 at 7:19 pm | 22 comments | 2781 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA seeks coders for ultimate challenge

Officials at the NASA Ames Research Center announced that they are seeking talented code wizards to help tap the full potential...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by rgw, on May 10, 2017 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 1430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area representatives react to 'Trumpcare'

Bay Area elected officials reacted with criticism and dismay to the U.S. House of Representatives' narrow passage Thursday...

Original post made on May. 8, 2017
Last comment by @Nayeli, on May 10, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 29 comments | 1432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto teacher to compete on 'Jeopardy!'

Recently, A Palo Alto teacher got the chance to live out his dream of being on "Jeopardy!" His stint on the show will broadcast...

Original post made on May. 8, 2017
Last comment by Citizen Cane, on May 10, 2017 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 4694 Views
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