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AROUND TOWN

Autumn-like weather expected this week

Before summer officially becomes fall on Friday, autumn-like weather will make its way this week to the San Francisco and...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Novelera, on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helicopter makes emergency landing in Palo Alto

Nearly 100 feet from rush-hour traffic on Highway 101 near Embarcadero Road, a pilot approaching the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:40 am | 67 comments | 6339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to fix up abandoned Baylands site

Palo Alto's newest parkland -- a 36.5-acre site formerly owned by International Telephone and Telegraph -- is about to get...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:05 am | 22 comments | 3611 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to crack down on El Camino RVs

Nearly 50 recreational vehicles lining El Camino Real in Palo Alto along the Stanford University border will soon be told...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by AreVeeHavingFunYet, on Sep 19, 2017 at 10:44 am | 129 comments | 26853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist's purse reportedly snatched near Homer Street tunnel

A Palo Alto bicyclist on the path near the Homer Street tunnel said her purse was snatched from her bike after she stopped...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by A Parent - one more thought, on Sep 18, 2017 at 11:11 pm | 25 comments | 3272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone know about World Languages program at PAUSD?

Hello, I am wondering if anyone here can provide me with some information related to PAUSD's World Languages Program....

Original post made by WorldParent on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Sep 18, 2017 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Can downtowns keep up?

A walk down Palo Alto's bustling downtown and California Avenue business districts would seem to indicate that businesses...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by mauricio, on Sep 18, 2017 at 4:04 pm | 6 comments | 955 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto cross country off and running in season debut

The Palo Alto High cross country team made a strong debut Saturday at the Earlybird Invitational in Salinas at Toro Park,...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2017
Last comment by MarkFoster, on Sep 18, 2017 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 1566 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supervisor to discuss his time in 'Trump's America'

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian will discuss the observations he made and perspectives he gained in his visits...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 18, 2017 at 8:41 am | 37 comments | 2220 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: It's time to set campaign contribution and spending caps

Palo Alto City Council candidates broke records for total contributions and expenditures. Large cash and nonmonetary contributions...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Sep 17, 2017 at 2:42 pm | 11 comments | 2100 Views

SPORTS

Love, the line and not much else in Stanford football loss

Plunged into sudden darkness with under four minutes to play Saturday night, No. 18 Stanford's defense stumbled out of the...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2017
Last comment by Joel, on Sep 17, 2017 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 1451 Views

SPORTS

Local athlete gives Stanford men an assist in soccer win

Palo Alto native and Menlo Park resident Marc Joshua was one of five freshmen to start for the Stanford men's soccer team...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2017
Last comment by old club coach, on Sep 17, 2017 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School, city leaders worry state bill could create traffic, safety problems

A state bill that would require all California secondary schools to start the day no earlier than 8:30 a.m. has gathered...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Secondary should start later and elementary earlier, on Sep 17, 2017 at 8:04 am | 14 comments | 2684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board, supe apologize; cuts could affect students

All five school board members and Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee on Tuesday night apologized for their lack of...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Gladiator, on Sep 16, 2017 at 6:31 pm | 68 comments | 6237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fix PAUSD, part II: Hold PAEA accountable

Fix PAUSD: Do not renew McGee's contract was mostly achieved since I wrote about it three months ago: https://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2017/06/12/fix-pausd-do-not-renew-mcgees-...

Original post made by Fix PAUSD on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Bottom line, on Sep 16, 2017 at 3:12 pm | 6 comments | 480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The $6 million blunder

For the second time in less than a year, an avoidable mistake by top Palo Alto school district administrators will cost taxpayers...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 16, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 157 comments | 17235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto welcomes new vision for parks

Palo Alto's new master plan includes a treat for just about everyone who likes to play outdoors, with one exception. Corporations...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Livability Matters, on Sep 16, 2017 at 1:22 am | 18 comments | 3358 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reimagining retail

When Tim Woods and Adams Holland opened Timothy Adams Chocolates at 539 Bryant St. three years ago, the Palo Alto chocolatiers...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 15, 2017 at 10:00 pm | 7 comments | 4452 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District Attorney, Palo Alto Weekly to host juvenile justice town hall

The Palo Alto Weekly is co-sponsoring a free discussion on how juvenile crimes are handled by the police and District Attorney...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by @PAFreePress, on Sep 15, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 2089 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board fails to OK superintendent raises in public

For two years in a row, the Palo Alto school board made a “mistake,” board President Terry Godfrey said, when it approved...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Watched them, on Sep 15, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 31 comments | 5822 Views
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