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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New bike boulevards approved in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's effort to get to the front of the peloton of California's most bike-friendly communities received a massive jolt...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jul 1, 2017 at 9:44 pm | 33 comments | 6395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

From alley to allee

Snazzy gardens come in all shapes and sizes, formal and informal. To locate this year's six stand-out gardens, Laurie Callaway,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Leadership exodus will reshape school district, again

With new principals starting at three of the district's five secondary schools and new top-level district administrators...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Who Heads Special Ed? , on Jul 1, 2017 at 6:55 pm | 15 comments | 4568 Views

SPORTS

Like brother, like sister: there's power in those arms

There's a delicate balance of power in the Liu household when it comes to sports. And even though Kylie Liu is the little...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl , on Jul 1, 2017 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 1589 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Door to Door Home Buyer?

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Original post made by PA Resident on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by Sunnyvale_Joe, on Jul 1, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 159 comments | 33773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Speakers to discuss suicide contagion

The author of a new book on suicide contagion, along with author and Palo Alto parent Julie Lythcott-Haims and a Gunn High...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by Clocks don't lie, on Jul 1, 2017 at 12:36 am | 12 comments | 2059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another sexual assault reported at Paly

A female Palo Alto High School student who said she was sexually assaulted on the school’s quad by a male student in November...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto parent, on Jun 30, 2017 at 11:40 pm | 89 comments | 15052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fix PAUSD: Do not renew McGee's contract

PAUSD Superintendent Gleen McGee is up for contract renewal and evaluation [portion removed; McGee's evaluation is on the...

Original post made by Fix PAUSD on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Now what?, on Jun 30, 2017 at 9:55 pm | 12 comments | 994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dedicated to donations

When Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood resident Lenore Cymes sends an email asking for clothing or toy donations to help...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by yeah!!!!, on Jun 30, 2017 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 1903 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto customers are asking, 'What's wrong with USPS?'

The Palo Alto division of the United States Postal Service is not delivering on services, and some customers and employees...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by Long-suffering, on Jun 30, 2017 at 8:18 pm | 54 comments | 13368 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Resilient dog seeks forever home

With her enormous, lolling pink tongue and bright eyes, Gabby the black and white pit bull terrier doesn't hint at the kind...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Rescue Parent, on Jun 30, 2017 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1834 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council votes to raise utility rates

For the second consecutive year, Palo Alto residents will see a double-digit increase in their electric rates starting in...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Bob Gleason, on Jun 29, 2017 at 9:06 pm | 23 comments | 2548 Views

AROUND TOWN

City banks on cameras to help deter suicides on Caltrain tracks

As Palo Alto's system for keeping pedestrians off the Caltrain tracks continues to evolve, city officials are shifting their...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 29, 2017 at 7:07 pm | 48 comments | 5111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Castilleja's unwise stubbornness

Castilleja School, the highly regarded middle and high school that has educated girls for 110 years and around which has...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by What a Laugh, on Jun 29, 2017 at 11:35 am | 45 comments | 4330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Palo Alto Community Fund gives largest grant total in its history

The Palo Alto Community Fund awarded more than $406,000 in grants to 43 nonprofits in the greater Palo Alto area this year,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by fcservices, on Jun 29, 2017 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 1844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jun 28, 2017 at 7:48 pm | 374 comments | 362522 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire budget sparks uncertainty

A proposal to slash $1.3 million from the Fire Department budget is stoking anxieties among some residents, who are calling...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 28, 2017 at 3:02 pm | 16 comments | 2080 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Bob R., on Jun 28, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 1130 comments | 219431 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Measuring the challenges for city's future

There are five numbers that capture the size and scale of the challenges that the city faces. Our choice of how to deal with...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by Too Many Jobs, on Jun 28, 2017 at 1:40 pm | 17 comments | 2877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The cannabis contradiction

The community's strong support of Proposition 64 should prompt the city to actively work to implement the law rather than...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Been Here Forever, on Jun 27, 2017 at 6:03 pm | 39 comments | 3100 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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