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PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to watch City Council meetings

For those who don't know, this web page explains how to watch City Council (and other City) meetings: http://midpenmedia.org/local-tv/watch-now/ The...

Original post made by Resident on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on May 8, 2017 at 7:51 pm | 4 comments | 208 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for prowling near Stanford University

A man arrested for prowling on Monday could be connected with two indecent exposure cases at Stanford University last month,...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, on May 8, 2017 at 4:39 pm | 4 comments | 3258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto drops bid to buy downtown post office

After nearly four years of negotiations with the United States Postal Service, Palo Alto is abandoning its plan to purchase...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 8, 2017 at 4:02 pm | 35 comments | 4695 Views

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Marion Mandell

This month, Marion Mandell is receiving the Avenidas Lifetimes Achievement Award for her ongoing service to local Girl Scouts...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Evelyn Aguon, Troop 60647, on May 8, 2017 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 554 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Battery reported on Stanford University campus

According to police, a battery was reported early Sunday morning on Stanford University's campus. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 8, 2017
Last comment by mutt, on May 8, 2017 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 2392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School changes expansion plans

Officials of Castilleja School unveiled revisions to a proposed expansion on Thursday, hoping that changes to an underground...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Fine Casti Now, on May 8, 2017 at 2:08 am | 57 comments | 5389 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stop Castilleja Expansion signs

Stop Castilleja Expansion signs are all over Palo Alto asking PACC to Save PA Neighborhoods. Freedom of Speech in action!...

Original post made by Expansion signs on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by I support PNQLNOW.ORG , on May 7, 2017 at 11:20 pm | 53 comments | 2550 Views

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Meet Palo Alto's change-makers

Creating positive change doesn't happen overnight. Just ask the seven Palo Alto residents who have been selected as recipients...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Indira Selvakumaraswamy, on May 7, 2017 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 2662 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Behind the Headlines: building a bike-friendly city

On this week's Behind the Headlines, Robert Neff, chair of the Palo Alto Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee, joins...

Original post made on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2017 at 8:08 am | 5 comments | 1839 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board approves some budget cuts, with more to come

Palo Alto school trustees approved about $3.4 million in budget cuts for the 2017-18 school year on Wednesday, continuing...

Original post made on May. 7, 2017
Last comment by KTD, on May 7, 2017 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 1491 Views

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Palantir's plan for Cubberley party riles neighbors

Palo Alto's famously secretive data-mining giant Palantir entered the spotlight this week when its event organizers installed...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Patrick Toland, on May 6, 2017 at 8:49 pm | 173 comments | 11335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

REDUCE Aircraft Noise - Meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Thursday Sept 29, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Palo Alto and Neighboring Communities, If you are concerned with the alarming increase in aircraft noise over our communities,...

Original post made by Sky Posse Palo Alto on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by SFO dumping ground, on May 6, 2017 at 9:20 am | 36 comments | 881 Views

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Python in Palo Alto

Never mind that "Spamalot" is based on a movie that's more than 40 years old -- it's still wonderfully wacky, silly and guaranteed...

Original post made on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by Alex M., on May 6, 2017 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 1229 Views

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Ruth and George Chippendale

Ruth and George Chippendale are receiving the Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement Award for their service to Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by canary, on May 5, 2017 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 763 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Vikings break the ice in beating Mountain View, 2-0

==BI Girls soccer == The Palo Alto girls soccer team recorded its 13th shutout of the season and exacted some revenge from...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to report an abandoned car?

Does anyone know the maximum number of days a car is permitted to remain parked continuously (without being moved) on a city...

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jojo, on May 5, 2017 at 4:58 pm | 9 comments | 3198 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford woman bilked of $8,000 in 'scholarship tax' scam

A 28-year-old Stanford woman was scammed into paying a bogus tax bill with $8,000 in Apple gift cards on April 17, police...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Srsly?, on May 5, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 1700 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teacher pleads not guilty to sex-abuse charges

Michael Airo, an Ohlone Elementary School teacher charged in December with sexually abusing the daughter of a former girlfriend...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by student of mike, on May 5, 2017 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 6106 Views

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Judy Sleeth

As a teacher, a docent and the founder of the nonprofit Art in Action, Judy Sleeth has inspired a love of art in thousands...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 517 Views

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Dexter Dawes

Now in his 80s, Dexter Dawes has spent the bulk of his "retirement" years volunteering on numerous boards, commissions and...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
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