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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Church may get a reprieve in neighborhood dispute

A bitter dispute between an Old Palo Alto church and its neighbors moved toward a shaky resolution Wednesday night, when...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by Marie, on Apr 17, 2018 at 2:24 am | 29 comments | 4157 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate robbery at downtown bank

An armed man who was dressed as a construction worker robbed a bank in downtown Palo Alto late Friday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2018
Last comment by easong, on Apr 16, 2018 at 9:34 pm | 4 comments | 3110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood school district to appoint new principals

Ravenswood City School District's superintendent has proposed an internal shuffling of school leadership that will result...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by Enough, on Apr 16, 2018 at 7:20 am | 15 comments | 1879 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's almost tee time in the Baylands

On Monday, the Palo Alto City Council will consider approving a $9-million contract for the new course operator, OB Sports,...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2018
Last comment by JR Fent, on Apr 16, 2018 at 5:32 am | 15 comments | 4620 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's talk focuses on Syria, chemical weapons

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson conveyed strong resolve on rebuilding war-battered Syria and removing nuclear weapons...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by The Donald, on Apr 15, 2018 at 7:30 pm | 7 comments | 2713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: On stewardship, being a good neighbor

If we were starting our congregation today, I doubt that we would consider building on the corner of Bryant Street and North...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2018
Last comment by @Mom, on Apr 15, 2018 at 4:10 pm | 8 comments | 2075 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council weighs competing proposals for 'affordable housing' zone

As the Palo Alto City Council prepares to approve a new zoning district to encourage affordable housing, planning commissioners...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2018
Last comment by Ceci Kettendorf, on Apr 15, 2018 at 12:15 pm | 19 comments | 2728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Of church and state

Immediate neighbors of the First Baptist Church of Palo Alto are understandably frustrated and wary about the parking, traffic...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2018
Last comment by Intersting, on Apr 15, 2018 at 12:03 am | 22 comments | 3380 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town: Locked down; game over

Read about Paly student journalists reporting in the middle of a campus lockdown, a Stanford University student who competed...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2018
Last comment by cell towers not safe, on Apr 14, 2018 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 1334 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Threat against Palo Alto school district could be part of nationwide hoax

Palo Alto Unified became the latest school district to receive an anonymous threat of violence in an email sent to interim...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2018
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 14, 2018 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 2463 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Repairs begin at Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

Leaking pipes, faulty electrical switches and other badly needed repairs are underway this month at more than 100 homes in...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Not, on Apr 14, 2018 at 7:45 am | 17 comments | 3849 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Community Notebook: More than 1K people expected to attend Earth Day festival

Saturday's Earth Day festival and the fifth annual Great Race for Saving Water at the Palo Alto Baylands serves a reminder...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2018
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: City to host bike boulevard education event

Seeking to address residents' concerns about the newly-constructed roundabout intersection at Ross Road and East Meadow Drive,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2018
Last comment by Bike A 100 miles per week, on Apr 14, 2018 at 12:38 am | 28 comments | 1363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advisory group to interview superintendent finalists

A panel of 10 community members, five school administrators and two students will confidentially interview finalists for...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by Direct Reports, on Apr 13, 2018 at 11:08 pm | 7 comments | 1924 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Federal safety agency drops Tesla from crash investigation

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced Thursday that it is dropping Tesla as a party in the agency's investigation...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2018
Last comment by An Engineer, on Apr 13, 2018 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police chief to establish community advisory committee

Newly hired Palo Alto Police Chief Robert Jonsen plans to establish a community advisory committee to obtain public input...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2018
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 13, 2018 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 1307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release body cam footage of YouTube shooter

The Mountain View Police Department released body camera footage on Friday morning showing officers' interaction with suspected...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 13, 2018 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 1350 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches affordable-housing zone

Seeking to end Palo Alto’s years-long drought in producing affordable housing, city officials agreed on Monday to create...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Apr 13, 2018 at 1:28 pm | 89 comments | 7315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja School seeks variance for rebuild

Officials at Castilleja School have submitted a request for a variance for their proposed campus rebuild, according to a...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2018
Last comment by Trying to understand, on Apr 13, 2018 at 1:21 pm | 21 comments | 4585 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty to drive-by shootings, collision with bicyclist

A man has pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges for injuring a woman in one of two drive-by shootings in East Palo Alto and...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2018
Last comment by Question mark , on Apr 12, 2018 at 4:19 pm | 4 comments | 1751 Views
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Greek restaurant Taverna opening in Palo Alto
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