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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 | 7418 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 | 898 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 | 901 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 | 2894 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 | 49 comments | 2409 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 | 9867 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 | 116 comments | 10275 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 | 2578 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 | 3289 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 | 1232 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 | 8194 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 | 7081 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. 3450 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 | 7970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district fills top, 'critical' positions

The Palo Alto school district announced Wednesday that outside hires from school districts in Virginia, Southern California...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Energy U R my hero!, on Sep 12, 2017 at 12:03 am | 28 comments | 5876 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

MTC partners with Waze to ease Bay Area traffic

The agency responsible for helping plan and finance the Bay Area's transportation systems is teaming up with a tech company...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Ahem, on Sep 11, 2017 at 4:51 pm | 12 comments | 3538 Views

SPORTS

USC's line dance overpowers Stanford in Pac-12 FB opener

Stanford entered the Los Angeles Coliseum to play a Pac-12 football game on Saturday walking tall and with high expectations....

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2017
Last comment by Minorkle , on Sep 10, 2017 at 8:12 pm | 1 comment | 1176 Views

SPORTS

Gators trapped at line by Knights in football contest

Hillsdale of San Mateo paid a visit to Sacred Heart Prep for a non-league football game, and proceeded to engage in a little...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2017
Last comment by Gator Fan, on Sep 10, 2017 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 824 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: SHP, Menlo, Woodside win openers

Seven different players scored twice and the Sacred Heart Prep boys water polo team beat visiting St. Ignatius, 20-4, in...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by public school supporter, on Sep 10, 2017 at 7:22 am | 2 comments | 1607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New affordable-housing project proposed in Ventura

After meeting community opposition in its most recent bid to build an affordable-housing complex in its home town, the nonprofit...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Sep 10, 2017 at 2:18 am | 40 comments | 5476 Views
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