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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto school district eyes capital improvements for Hoover Elementary School

In its last meeting of the 2015-16 school year, the school board will discuss allocating funds for capital improvements at...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by not all, on Jun 23, 2016 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 2563 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District attorney to announce legislation 'inspired' by Brock Turner victim

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen will be holding a press conference on Wednesday in Palo Alto to announce...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Midtowner, on Jun 23, 2016 at 12:13 am | 4 comments | 4422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strut Your Mutt

Hot dog! Or is that haute dog? Dress up Fluffy and Fido and parade them down the red carpet at Town & Country Village's "Strut...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Train horn noise

We recently moved to Palo Alto, we live 1200 ft away from rail tracks. On most nights, we wake up because of extremely loud...

Original post made by kamala on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by RAILROADED, on Jun 22, 2016 at 4:51 pm | 84 comments | 24628 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood grad Sebnem Kimyacioglu qualifies for Rio Olympics

Stanford and Pinewood School grad Sebnem Kimyacioglu helped Turkey clinch the country's second Olympic berth at the recently...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Really?, on Jun 22, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments | 3185 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Streetwise

Living on the Peninsula, how affected do you feel by airplane noise? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/06/17/streetwise...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by SuperSonic, on Jun 22, 2016 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 741 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA should pay attention to Palo Alto and Mountain View residents.

It is clear that those of us who live in North SCC are the ones that understand what traffic issues are like on a daily...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Robert, on Jun 22, 2016 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 500 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paly teacher arrested for alleged sex crimes

A Palo Alto High School science teacher who allegedly touched a student in a classroom was arrested by police on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ms.A, on Jun 21, 2016 at 9:14 pm | 43 comments | 25323 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest pair for alleged mail theft

Palo Alto police arrested a man and a woman Tuesday, June 7, for allegedly stealing mail from several residential mailboxes...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Fist bump to the cops, on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 5287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter high school in East Palo Alto voted down

Despite testimonies of support from a standing-room-only crowd, the Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by David Cohen, on Jun 21, 2016 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 4048 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday in Bay Area

A Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday in the Bay Area, the fourth such alert issued this month for unhealthy...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Another Alternative, on Jun 21, 2016 at 2:50 am | 1 comment | 1761 Views

AROUND TOWN

County cracks down on police surveillance technology

In a landmark decision hailed as the first of its kind in the country, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors adopted...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by Trailer Parked, on Jun 20, 2016 at 10:30 pm | 4 comments | 5855 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nears decision on November tax to combat traffic

A proposal in Palo Alto to place a tax measure on the November ballot to fund traffic improvements is beginning to stir anxieties...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by City did it , on Jun 20, 2016 at 3:38 pm | 15 comments | 4061 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown street closure planned for Sunday

Downtown Palo Alto's University Avenue will be closed Sunday, June 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for the annual World...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jun 20, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 3 comments | 3370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget reflects Palo Alto's growing resources, problems

It's a problem many communities would envy: a sizzling economy that pumps an ever increasing stream of cash into municipal...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 19, 2016 at 11:34 pm | 47 comments | 4920 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Young 'DREAMers' to describe their undocumented lives in America

As immigration roils national politics — from the White House to Congress and the Supreme Court, to states across the nation...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 19, 2016 at 5:42 pm | 3 comments | 3840 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County may use eminent domain to save Buena Vista

In a fresh attempt to prevent the closure of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park, city and county officials have teamed up...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 19, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 94 comments | 12098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Director of Stanford's Cantor Arts Center resigns

Connie Wolf, director of Stanford University's Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford since 2012, has...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by Rodin, on Jun 19, 2016 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 3478 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA disqualifies Judge Persky from new sex-assault case

The embattled judge who presided over the trial of former Stanford University student Brock Turner was disqualified Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Jun 19, 2016 at 6:36 am | 59 comments | 13442 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robber hits Palo Alto 7-Eleven store

A handgun-wielding man robbed the 7-Eleven store in the Midtown neighborhood early Friday morning, June 17, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 18, 2016 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments | 3579 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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