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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dog leg crossing on Middlefield in Mountain View.

I was in the area and used the new Safeway at Rengstorff and Middlefield in Mountain View (an excellent neighborhood store...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 2, 2017
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto shuts down spay and neuter clinic

Citing a staffing shortage, Palo Alto abruptly shuttered last week the spay and neuter clinic that the city has been running...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Nonutzklutz, on Nov 1, 2017 at 9:05 pm | 14 comments | 3758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to look more broadly for superintendent-search firm

Palo Alto school board members agreed Tuesday to expand their search for a firm that will help the district find a new superintendent. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by Search, on Nov 1, 2017 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1807 Views

SPORTS

A pair of top-10 finishes leads Paly girls to CCS golf title

The Palo Alto High girls golf team completed a successful round at the Laguna Seca Ranch Club on Tuesday the same way it's...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by Congrats, on Nov 1, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 1734 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, Palo Alto in CCS Open Division volleyball tourney

Menlo School earned the fifth seed and Palo Alto was awarded the sixth seed for the Central Coast Section girls' volleyball...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 1, 2017 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1091 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hewlett-Packard historical archives destroyed in wine country fires

Thousands of important papers related to Silicon Valley's early history were destroyed in the North Bay wildfires, Keysight...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Scotty, on Nov 1, 2017 at 8:26 am | 7 comments | 4751 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Not-guilty plea in infant's death in East Palo Alto

Fabian Zaragoza, the man accused of killing a 3-month-old boy during a gang-related shooting pleaded not guilty on Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 1, 2017 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 2996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: rise of the robots; flood control

This week's Around Town looks at what Palo Alto is doing to prepare for autonomous robots, offers an update on the flood-control...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2017
Last comment by Anke, on Oct 31, 2017 at 8:38 am | 10 comments | 3066 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police looking for teens who nabbed boy's footwear

Palo Alto police are seeking two teens who stole a 12-year-old boy's shoes after pursuing him and two friends in the Crescent...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by close the Newell bridge to cars, on Oct 30, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 2736 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Defendant in heroin-related attack picks rehab after mother's death

A man who pleaded no contest to charges stemming from the beating and stabbing of a heroin dealer has been sentenced to one...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by SuperD, on Oct 30, 2017 at 1:46 pm | 4 comments | 2173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Great Oak Count kicks off Saturday

The first comprehensive survey of Palo Alto's venerable oaks in 20 years kicks off on Saturday, with help from residents...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by WTF, on Oct 30, 2017 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 1951 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Irrationality on marijuana

In a community that passed Proposition 64, legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, city officials are recommending...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Alcohol, on Oct 30, 2017 at 9:30 am | 40 comments | 4720 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smarter Balanced results: achievement gap, low high-school participation persist

Results from this year's Smarter Balanced standardized test indicate that the achievement gap is not only persisting in the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Old Timer, on Oct 29, 2017 at 10:09 pm | 48 comments | 3540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Targeting parent civility

If the teachers' union truly believes abusive parent behavior is a problem, then it should come forward with a written proposal...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Coverage, on Oct 29, 2017 at 6:53 pm | 16 comments | 3226 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mixed-use project approved in Ventura

A two-building development featuring 50 apartments and retail, will soon replace the Mike's Bikes shop on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Oct 29, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 11 comments | 4341 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: In a disaster, what should/would you do?

If you had only five minutes to leave your house, what would you need to do? Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/10/27/guest-opinion-in-a-disa...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Cassandra, on Oct 29, 2017 at 2:18 pm | 14 comments | 1266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: In a disaster, what should/would you do?

The horrific fires in Napa, Sonoma and the Santa Cruz mountains remind us that disaster can strike both quickly and unexpectedly. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2017
Last comment by rita vrhel, on Oct 29, 2017 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 1085 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents sound off on new Comprehensive Plan

With Palo Alto preparing to adopt a new land-use vision, residents came to City Hall on Monday night to offer competing views...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2017
Last comment by Anke, on Oct 29, 2017 at 10:36 am | 74 comments | 6686 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge tentatively rules against Persky

The group working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky won a legal victory on Monday afternoon, when a retired...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by Feminist, on Oct 29, 2017 at 9:50 am | 21 comments | 3611 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Contractors cited for fraud in East Palo Alto sting

A two-day sting operation in East Palo Alto resulted in 15 people being cited for alleged contractor fraud, the California...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Ivan Sanchez Victim, on Oct 28, 2017 at 1:36 pm | 17 comments | 5104 Views
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