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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ross Road - Hazard

Ross Road is now a major hazard area and for safety's sake I urge anyone using it to consider the following. 1. Would...

Original post made by Ross Road on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by I've slowed down, on Dec 11, 2017 at 9:46 am | 69 comments | 1635 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

City seeks more protection from Stanford expansion

With Stanford looking to build more than 2 million square feet of academic space and 3,150 housing units by 2035, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Ralph Eckland, on Dec 9, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 7 comments | 3834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves new rule for anonymous donations

The Palo Alto school board was divided on a requirement to internally disclose anonymous donors' identities it ultimately...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Hoover parent, on Dec 9, 2017 at 3:00 pm | 19 comments | 3470 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Models at Silicon Valley Holiday Parties

From today's Bloomberg News: Models at Silicon Valley Holiday Parties From the article: "Local modeling agencies, which...

Original post made by unbelievable! on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 9, 2017 at 11:23 am | 15 comments | 516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The gift of knowledge

St. Elizabeth Seton School was able to provide new Glencoe Series science textbooks and additional LearnSmart software for...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 9, 2017 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 2294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

History Museum looks to rev up fundraising effort

A decade after Palo Alto officials set out to transform the historic Roth Building into a history museum, the effort is starting...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Ares, on Dec 9, 2017 at 7:15 am | 21 comments | 4062 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

City braces for impacts of new housing laws

Palo Alto is bracing for a slew of new laws that will take effect in January and that could transform the community conversation...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 8, 2017 at 10:01 pm | 37 comments | 4444 Views

AROUND TOWN

City's new anti-idling law unlikely to be enforced

As Palo Alto prepares to adopt a new law banning idling vehicles, city officials are warning that the new prohibition --...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 8, 2017 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 2931 Views

RESTAURANTS

High hopes

Many of Nobu's signature dishes and cocktails have stood the test of time, but the new Palo Alto location is still uneven...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by JLN, on Dec 7, 2017 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 2161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rising costs strain Palo Alto's infrastructure goals

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to fix up the city's aged infrastructure and build a new bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 is...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Remember the Rainbow Bridge, on Dec 7, 2017 at 10:33 am | 35 comments | 3109 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: Paly, Menlo boys open hoops tourney with a win

William Schlemmer scored 17 points, one of three to reach double figures, and the Palo Also boys varsity basketball team...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Fred Sanford, on Dec 6, 2017 at 8:26 pm | 1 comment | 597 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RV evictions in East Palo Alto protested

About 50 protesters blocked a tow truck Wednesday morning that came to haul away RVs in East Palo Alto in which an estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Patricia Finau Lopez, on Dec 6, 2017 at 1:16 pm | 86 comments | 12392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Delivery trucks at Edgewood create ruckus for neighbors

The beeping of trucks as they back up at 4 a.m., the clanking of metal cargo ramps on pavement, delivery trucks parking in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Parking maze, on Dec 6, 2017 at 11:44 am | 38 comments | 4855 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto firefighters head to Thomas Fire

Four Palo Alto firefighters and their counterparts throughout the Bay Area are responding to the Thomas Fire that has burned...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Russell, on Dec 6, 2017 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 2386 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to discuss gifts policy

Under a proposed administrative regulation, a donor who gives more than $50,000 to the Palo Alto school district but wants...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by No Dark Money, on Dec 6, 2017 at 9:51 am | 8 comments | 2677 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Animal Farm' revisited

Fifteen retirees starring in Avenidas' staged reading of George Orwell's "Animal Farm" this month at Cubberley Community...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2017
Last comment by Income inequality, on Dec 6, 2017 at 4:37 am | 4 comments | 2328 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto police search for missing teen

Jonathan Bedolla, 17, was last seen three days ago leaving the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Katie , on Dec 5, 2017 at 9:07 pm | 11 comments | 21800 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sunset magazine sold to Los Angeles private equity investor

Sunset magazine, once located on Willow Road in Menlo Park, has been sold to Regent L.P., a Los Angeles-based private equity...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 5, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 2893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves Junior Museum and Zoo expansion

One of Palo Alto’s most popular family attractions received a big boost Monday night, when the City Council gleefully backed...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by mattie, on Dec 5, 2017 at 5:34 pm | 9 comments | 3776 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ex-teacher sentenced to five years for molestation

After tearfully begging a San Mateo County judge for leniency during her sentencing hearing for molesting two East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2017
Last comment by Just Yo, on Dec 5, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 14 comments | 4825 Views
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