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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Law firm issues final report on Paly sex-assault case

A law firm the school district asked to investigate a student sexual-assault case at Paly has issued its final report, with...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Steven Kotke, on Jan 5, 2018 at 10:24 am | 46 comments | 4274 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pot Smoking in Palo Alto. What is the law?

I am concerned about the new legalization of pot and have many questions. Are the police going to be ticketing those who...

Original post made by Concerned on Jan. 1, 2018
Last comment by Gin Martini (shaken), on Jan 5, 2018 at 10:13 am | 8 comments | 354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving youth a voice

In slam poetry, the hands speak as much as the mouth. As Crystal Trevillion stood in front of a crowd of students and families...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>INTERNATIONAL AID ...</B> A 14-year-old Palo Alto girl is helping other teens halfway around the world through fundraisers...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 111 Views

RESTAURANTS

Where there's smoke ...

Three-month-old Quality Bourbons and Barbecue in Mountain View, known as QBB, trades on the heady interplay of smoked meat...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by midtown senior, on Jan 4, 2018 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 2456 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bloody trail leads to driver in rollover crash

Palo Alto police searching for the driver of a car that flipped over in the Palo Alto Hills were led to the man in part by...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by bbs, on Jan 4, 2018 at 4:55 pm | 5 comments | 4204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family, police searching for missing teen

East Palo Alto police and the family of a 16-year-old boy are asking for the public's help to locate the teen, who has been...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
There are no comments yet. 7312 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Early-morning earthquake shakes parts of the Bay Area

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 shook parts of the Bay Area early this morning, according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by the big one, on Jan 4, 2018 at 4:26 pm | 11 comments | 8662 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cars hit bicycling children in separate incidents

Four children riding their bicycles were struck by cars in two separate collisions roughly a mile away from each other in...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 3, 2018 at 10:16 pm | 87 comments | 8838 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man's 50-year-to life sentence is re-affirmed

The convicted murderer of an East Palo Alto man sought to have his 50-years-to life sentence cut in half on Wednesday under...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Tim, on Jan 3, 2018 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 2774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home schooling grows up

For many Palo Alto families who opt to home-school their children, the term is a misnomer for what their children's education...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by Indie-schooling, on Jan 3, 2018 at 1:10 pm | 74 comments | 27717 Views

AROUND TOWN

More city workers make the switch to Caltrain

As traffic problems continue to plague downtown Palo Alto, more City Hall workers are opting to swap their car keys for Caltrain...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 3, 2018 at 10:30 am | 22 comments | 4577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to launch lecture series on race, equity

As part of its ongoing efforts to close the achievement gap, the Palo Alto school district is hosting a UCLA expert on race...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jan 3, 2018 at 8:25 am | 31 comments | 3167 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spare the Air violation

The winter spare the air alert is in effect for today 1/1/2018, www.sparetheair.org. Some one near Channing and Lincoln is...

Original post made by Spare the Air on Jan. 1, 2018
Last comment by perhaps they simply don't know, on Jan 2, 2018 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>HAIL TO THE NEW CHIEF ...</B> Palo Alto's new police chief, <B>Robert A. Jonsen</B>, won't officially start his new...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by nat, on Jan 2, 2018 at 12:09 pm | 6 comments | 2729 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Year in Review: What happened to...?

News cycles come and go, briefly bringing issues and disputes to the public's attention. Some situations are later resolved...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by Innovator, on Jan 1, 2018 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 9042 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the air on New Year's Day

Bay Area residents are being asked to start the new year by sparing the air, as the Bay Area Air Quality Management District...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2018
Last comment by parent, on Jan 1, 2018 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 896 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The year in words

As we took a look back at 2017, several words jumped out in our coverage that sum up the year in Palo Alto. We've compiled...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by John, on Jan 1, 2018 at 11:24 am | 4 comments | 2276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Memoriam: Notable Palo Alto area people who died this year

We look back at people who left a lasting impression on many in the Palo Alto community and beyond through their accomplishments,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by Still Grieving Friend, on Dec 31, 2017 at 4:37 pm | 3 comments | 5768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek coyote killer

Palo Alto police are seeking information from anyone who might know who killed and partially skinned a coyote in Arastradero...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by Marie, on Dec 31, 2017 at 3:42 pm | 8 comments | 4112 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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