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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Test the Palo Alto Public Library mobile app

Library patrons and technology lovers are invited to Mitchell Park Library on Thursday, Sept. 15, to test the Palo Alto Public...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jack Flynn, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 1654 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With ideal climate and landscape, why aren't we biking?

One of the reasons I love life in Palo Alto is because our city has made a serious commitment to bicycle infrastructure....

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, 3 hours ago | 35 comments | 1796 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More carpool and express lanes on U.S. Highway 101?

How to manage congestion on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County is the focus of two public...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 4 hours ago | 6 comments | 796 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town: air time; thinking small

Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on people, events and other happenings. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/05/27/around-town-air-time-thinking-...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Terry, 5 hours ago | 7 comments | 787 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Two options to separate Caltrain tracks from roads move forward

The Menlo Park City Council is pursuing two options to separate Menlo Park roads from the Caltrain tracks. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by One Dollar Bob, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 1882 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may ask voters to help pay for new parks

Faced with a limited budget and nearly limitless ambitions for park improvements, Palo Alto officials are considering going...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by what we do not want, 5 hours ago | 48 comments | 3372 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 No upside for Palo Alto, 5 hours ago | 60 comments | 5537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

<B><B>MARKET OPENING ... </B>The wait is almost over: <B>College Terrace Market</B> is preparing to open its doors at the...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, 8 hours ago | 6 comments | 148 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why so many grouchy people?

Lately, around Silicon Valley, I have encountered outspoken, rude strangers and I have regretted biting my tongue. What is...

Original post made by Huh? on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by resident, 8 hours ago | 33 comments | 2786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: College Terrace Market to open, flower shop could close

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the upcoming opening of the College Terrace Market, the potential closure of...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by George Rogers, 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 1696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A moment of truth

The Palo Alto Unified School District board of trustees faces a critical leadership test over multiple sexual assault revelations. Read...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by full story, 10 hours ago | 16 comments | 3013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Tunneling the tracks worth exploring

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 12 hours ago | 17 comments | 3383 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja plan creates rifts among neighbors

Castilleja School's proposal to expand the campus and enrollment has created a division so deep that there are neighbors...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Oppose Royalty Traffic Lanes, 12 hours ago | 49 comments | 3406 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chez TJ, Tied House team up for mixed-use project

The owner of Chez TJ, the city's high-end restaurant serving gourmet tasting dinners from inside a historic Victorian house...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Park, too, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School principal resigns

Denise Herrmann, who has served as principal of Gunn High School for the last three years, announced her resignation on Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by More than one school, on May 26, 2017 at 10:36 pm | 52 comments | 10023 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ADU Meeting last night

I do not oppose ADU's, but there are problems with Palo Alto's ordinance which were glossed over last night. As the ordinance...

Original post made by pares on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by musical, on May 26, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 13 comments | 218 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One of two elderly pedestrians struck by vehicle dies

One of two elderly pedestrians who were hit by a car as they crossed the street on May 9 has died, according to the Santa...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by dutch, on May 26, 2017 at 6:46 pm | 19 comments | 5073 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seeking man for lewd act on Bol Park trail

Palo Alto police are asking the public to help identify a man who was seen allegedly masturbating on Thursday on the Bol...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by parent, on May 26, 2017 at 6:34 pm | 3 comments | 2154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Law firm to investigate how district handled sexual-assault reports

The Palo Alto Unified Board of Education, facing pressure from alarmed parents and reacting swiftly to media reports of repeated...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Concerned Coach, on May 26, 2017 at 2:55 pm | 79 comments | 10073 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 'Innocent' Criminals , on May 26, 2017 at 2:54 pm | 85 comments | 12733 Views
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Meeting Other New Parents
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