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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Law professors voice opposition to Persky recall

More than 90 law professors from throughout California, including 29 from Stanford University, signed a letter this week...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by abuse or process, on Nov 13, 2017 at 7:50 pm | 69 comments | 5490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: pay day; it's electric

In this week's Around Town column, find out which top-level Palo Alto officials received raises and a new city electric vehicle...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2017
Last comment by Stew Pid, on Nov 13, 2017 at 3:29 pm | 6 comments | 2066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AltSchool Palo Alto to close at end of year

Facing the sudden, impending closure of AltSchool Palo Alto, a group of families is working with the education startup to...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by I'm at a loss, on Nov 13, 2017 at 12:12 pm | 11 comments | 6418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are we eradicating homelessness among veterans?

October 2015 Palo Alto committed to the White House Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. With all the discussion...

Original post made by Support for Veterans on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by tax cuts, on Nov 13, 2017 at 9:20 am | 3 comments | 166 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Escaped inmates' alleged accomplices arrested

Investigators from Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office have arrested a woman who they say rented a U-Haul van and staged...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by OR, on Nov 13, 2017 at 8:29 am | 12 comments | 6303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to explore zoning updates to encourage housing

Members of the Palo Alto City Council has agreed to explore more than a dozen changes to local zoning and parking regulations,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Resident since the 50's, on Nov 12, 2017 at 10:30 pm | 31 comments | 4117 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys meet their water polo goal; Gunn just misses

Really it was almost a foregone conclusion, but Sacred Heart Prep made what everybody was expecting come true with an 8-5...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2017
Last comment by Polodad, on Nov 12, 2017 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 1060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students test their skills at cricket

The Palo Alto Unified School District officially adopted a cricket program at its elementary schools at the start of this...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by Cricket is prohibited on the Jordan field, on Nov 12, 2017 at 3:10 pm | 7 comments | 3434 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto looks to lower speed limit near schools

Palo Alto officials are preparing to lower the speed limit near 17 local schools, even as it looks to raise it at two "collector"...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by enforce the current laws, on Nov 12, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 39 comments | 3181 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's halftime lead evaporates in loss to Wilcox

At halftime it looked like Palo Alto might repeat the upset win it came up with last year against Wilcox. The Vikings sprinted...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by Just Maybe?, on Nov 11, 2017 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nears compromise on new Comprehensive Plan

As the Palo Alto City Council prepares to adopt the Comprehensive Plan, capping off one of the most long and complex planning...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by mj, on Nov 10, 2017 at 4:44 pm | 27 comments | 2184 Views

SPORTS

Championship Saturday to keep local teams busy

The best boys water polo team in the Central Coast Section has an address on Valapariso Ave. That was guaranteed when Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 10, 2017 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 1261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Property owners win exceptions from retail law

With two property owners pleading for relief from Palo Alto's recently enacted "retail protection" ordinance, the City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 10, 2017 at 3:26 pm | 18 comments | 3437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUBLIC AGENDA: Comp Plan adoption; board-term limits

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Nov. 13. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/11/10/public-agenda-comp-plan-adoption-board-t...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by Superintendent Search - PAUSD, on Nov 10, 2017 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1068 Views

SPORTS

Woodside forfeits PAL football game with South City

Woodside coach Justin Andrews made the decision Tuesday to forfeit his team's season-ending football game with South San...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by School sports, on Nov 10, 2017 at 1:57 pm | 3 comments | 1619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Youth world volleyball teams fall in Argentina, Bahrain

Defending world champions Italy defeated the U.S. girls’ youth national team, 25-7, 25-16, 25-15, in the quarterfinals...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 845 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly launches 25th year of charitable-giving campaign

This week marks the start of the 25th Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund drive, a charitable-giving effort that annually raises...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1542 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veterans visualize hope through photos

The Veterans Photo Recovery Project helps veterans with mental health disorders to substitute the harrowing imagery of trauma...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Campaign underway to name Paly court after former coach

Palo Alto High School's basketball court at the spectacular Peery Family Center could bear the name of former coach Clem...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by Gus L., on Nov 9, 2017 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Missing East Palo Alto teen found in Daly City

A 17-year-old East Palo Alto boy missing for nearly two weeks was found safe today in Daly City, a police spokesman said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Nov 9, 2017 at 6:44 pm | 6 comments | 6906 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 16 comments | 4,260 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 973 views

This time we're not lying. HONEST! No, really!
By Douglas Moran | 5 comments | 521 views

Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 453 views

One-on-one time
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 400 views