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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage hits downtown Palo Alto

Utilities crews are expected to work into the night to fully restore power after close to 300 customers in and around downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Louise68, on Sep 13, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 2 comments | 2557 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area hit with 1,200 lightning strikes

Bay Area residents could experience today similar weather conditions to those that rolled through on Monday evening, with...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 13, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 7 comments | 2762 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA report looks to change noisy SFO-arrivals path

A new flight path that would reduce noise over Palo Alto and surrounding cities is being developed by the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2017
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Sep 13, 2017 at 9:30 pm | 49 comments | 7586 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supervisor proposes new civilian oversight body for Sheriff's Office

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office patrol and corrections divisions could be monitored by a new civilian oversight body...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by @Jerry, on Sep 13, 2017 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 919 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Blown away

Several days a week, Stan and Kiyomi Hutchings relax on their brick-lined backyard patio in Old Palo Alto. They enjoy reading...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 13, 2017 at 2:40 pm | 84 comments | 14467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crews battled 1- to 2-acre wildland fire on Stanford property

Crews worked to extinguish a 1- to 2-acre wildland fire on Stanford University property this afternoon, a Palo Alto fire...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 13, 2017 at 12:56 pm | 2 comments | 3878 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zuckerberg scales back plans for home renovation

One year after Palo Alto officials gave the thumbs down to Mark Zuckerberg's plan to rebuild his four homes in the Crescent...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 13, 2017 at 10:04 am | 17 comments | 7015 Views

SPORTS

McNealy ends amateur golf career with impressive play

Stanford grad Maverick McNealy officially became a professional golfer on Monday. He ended his amateur career Sunday at the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Bruce Jaffe, on Sep 13, 2017 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss Paly sex-assault investigation

The school board will meet in closed session on Wednesday to review a much-anticipated investigation into how district leadership...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Kathy Jordan, on Sep 12, 2017 at 10:42 pm | 3 comments | 865 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to discuss budget revisions

The school board will discuss on Tuesday budget revisions to address up to $6 million in unplanned pay increases this year...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by Lori, on Sep 12, 2017 at 10:07 pm | 22 comments | 2672 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The shriveling office cap

Is the fact that there has been little new proposed commercial office development in Palo Alto over the last two years a...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Joe Hirsch, on Sep 12, 2017 at 4:34 pm | 48 comments | 2010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Time for McGee to go

The revelation that top Palo Alto school district administrators never took the necessary steps to reopen negotiations with...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 12, 2017 at 3:36 pm | 102 comments | 9244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Supe Max McGee to retire next year

Max McGee came to the Palo Alto Unified School District in 2014 with high hopes of innovating education in the heart of Silicon...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Just Go, on Sep 12, 2017 at 2:53 pm | 115 comments | 9870 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Swastika-like symbol drawn outside Stanford residence hall

A swastika-like symbol found outside a Stanford University residence hall earlier this month could be linked to others found...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by Been Here Before, on Sep 12, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 6 comments | 2326 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dogged persistence

Dog parks have emerged as a key policy of the city's new Parks, Trails, Natural Space and Recreation Facilities Master Plan....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Tom from Midtown, on Sep 12, 2017 at 12:43 pm | 31 comments | 3159 Views

SPORTS

Prep football: Gunn races past Harbor to claim second win

Gunn claimed a fuel-injected 52-20 victory on its home field, scoring in just about every way possible. At the center of...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2017
Last comment by Gunning for 3-1, on Sep 12, 2017 at 9:45 am | 5 comments | 1070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian struck by car suffers major injuries

A collision on El Camino Real Sunday night left a pedestrian with major injuries near Palo Alto's Ventura neighborhood, police...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 12, 2017 at 9:37 am | 48 comments | 7993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Land owner narrows road to enforce property line

A Los Robles Avenue property owner has decided to enforce what he claims is his property line, which is to the center of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Goose Gander, on Sep 12, 2017 at 8:07 am | 33 comments | 6626 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Boxing helps people with Parkinson's fight for quality of life

"Rock Steady Boxing" group is part of a fast-growing movement across the country to adapt boxing and other challenging exercise...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge deeper push to improve special ed

It was supposed to be the "golden ticket" for the Palo Alto Unified School District's special-education program: an in-depth,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by Time to leave PAUSD, on Sep 12, 2017 at 2:13 am | 27 comments | 7849 Views
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