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PALO ALTO ISSUES

LAH offering $135,000 for PA park access

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Original post made on Jul. 13, 2007
Last comment by Citizen, on Jan 14, 2017 at 2:55 pm | 48 comments | 10082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Martin Luther King Day commemorates 50th anniversary of call to action

The Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University is one of numerous organizations holding...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Creek authority prepares for next flood-control project

The agency charged with improving flood protection around San Francisquito Creek is preparing for its next ambitious project...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Three studies?, on Jan 13, 2017 at 11:29 pm | 2 comments | 3104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board: Seek clarification, but avoid pushback with feds

A majority of Palo Alto school district trustees agreed Tuesday night that the best course of action forward on a proposed...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Mble, on Jan 13, 2017 at 4:38 pm | 19 comments | 3967 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

As part of Title IX investigation, feds to visit Stanford next week

The U.S Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights will be visiting Stanford University next week to talk to students...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jan 13, 2017 at 2:40 pm | 13 comments | 3843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Log jam blocks San Francisquito Creek

A log jam of branches and tree trunks clogged the West Bayshore overpass at San Francisquito Creek on Sunday afternoon and...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jan 13, 2017 at 1:06 pm | 31 comments | 12184 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Compromise on VTA bus-routes plan unveiled

Palo Alto would lose its Line 89 bus route but it would keep service to Gunn High School via Line 88 in a compromise draft...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 13, 2017 at 12:02 pm | 10 comments | 4590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Renaming schools committee to host town hall on Nov. 7

A committee convened by the Palo Alto school district this spring to consider the complex issue of whether to rename some...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 13, 2017 at 9:26 am | 46 comments | 5683 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest alleged getaway driver in mall robberies

After two purse-snatch robberies at Stanford Shopping Center in recent days, Palo Alto police have arrested a man they believe...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Carrie, on Jan 13, 2017 at 3:25 am | 2 comments | 4800 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Development fees may be in for another shake-up in Palo Alto

Palo Alto approved last month a sharp increase to the fees that developers are required to pay to support affordable housing...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jan 12, 2017 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 2851 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Teen panel to talk about parents, school

Parents seeking to better understand their teenage children can listen to a panel of Palo Alto High School seniors speak...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves outsourcing contract for Rinconada Pool

In a move that they hope will expand access for aspiring swimmers at Rinconada Pool without degrading the experience, Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Alison, on Jan 11, 2017 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 3243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to give update on achievement-gap work

Close to two years after a group of students, teachers, parents and administrators highlighted the ways in which the Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by echo, on Jan 11, 2017 at 11:55 am | 20 comments | 2761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plan to address achievement gap must be more refined, trustees and parents say

The Palo Alto school board and community members urged district staff on Tuesday to move a draft plan to reduce the Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Jan 11, 2017 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 2493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pickup truck runs red light, T-bones sedan

A pickup truck driver going east on Oregon Expressway ran a red light and T-boned a sedan on Bryant Street Tuesday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jan 10, 2017 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 1990 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Will new council members shift Palo Alto's priorities?

When the Palo Alto's new City Council meets in late January to set its priorities for the 2017, housing and transportation...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Innovation, on Jan 10, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 27 comments | 5486 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Storm downs treasured oak tree in Palo Alto neighborhood

The weekend storm that blew through Palo Alto led to the fall of a treasured live oak tree in the Barron Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by JC, on Jan 10, 2017 at 3:59 pm | 5 comments | 9440 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rinconada Pool outsourcing plan up for a vote

Palo Alto's debate over whether to expand and outsource the learn-to-swim program at the popular Rinconada Pool could be...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Judith Schwartz, on Jan 10, 2017 at 3:15 pm | 11 comments | 3368 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton a 56-47 winner heading into league play

==BI Prep report == It’s always a big event for Menlo-Atherton coach Mike Molieri when he goes up against Half Moon Bay...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Chester Wong, on Jan 10, 2017 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 2278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District homework policy roll-out stalls

When people talk about homework in Palo Alto, they often wonder: What, exactly, is the district's policy on homework? Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sherri, on Jan 10, 2017 at 11:23 am | 29 comments | 10265 Views
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Registration now open!

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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