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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A turbulent year in education

As the Palo Alto school district enters 2018, it's still in transition, working to move the needle on critical issues and...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by Pa online priorities, on Feb 16, 2018 at 6:43 am | 2 comments | 2760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Re-mastering the darkroom

Photographer Ian Ruhter is pretty stoked to be showing his work in Silicon Valley. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2018/02/07/re-mastering-the-darkroom...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by Richard, on Feb 15, 2018 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 632 Views

AROUND TOWN

City constructing new roundabout on Ross Road

A new roundabout designed to slow traffic along the Ross Road bike boulevard will be installed over the Palo Alto Unified...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Ross Roadian, on Feb 15, 2018 at 10:52 am | 60 comments | 4392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: On-demand deliveries, a salon for men

In the latest Shop Talk column, an on-demand delivery company has expanded into the Palo Alto area, a men's grooming salon...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2018
Last comment by Man Salon, on Feb 14, 2018 at 5:04 pm | 7 comments | 1727 Views

AROUND TOWN

For new bike boulevard, it's not smooth sailing

Palo Alto's effort to turn a street into a bicycle-friendly boulevard is encountering a chorus of complaints from residents...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Part of the issue is Middlefield, on Feb 14, 2018 at 4:34 pm | 140 comments | 10204 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New approach needed for College Terrace grocery store

My family has been connected with the JJ&F Food Store brothers since the late 1940s, when they learned the trade at my mother's...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 14, 2018 at 8:42 am | 57 comments | 4352 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Annual mosquito treatment at baylands starts Wednesday

Santa Clara County will begin its annual treatment Wednesday of the Palo Alto Baylands to prevent the spread of the winter...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 13, 2018 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 2004 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

To spur housing, city looks to 'go big' on zone changes

Seeking to significantly ramp up housing production, city of Palo Alto planners are preparing to advance a package of zoning...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 13, 2018 at 12:45 pm | 79 comments | 4935 Views

SPORTS

Gunn, Paly each sending four to CCS wrestling tournament

Gunn and Palo Alto combined to produce a trio of Santa Clara Valley Athletic League wrestling champions on Saturday at Los...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2018
Last comment by dejiii, on Feb 13, 2018 at 8:42 am | 4 comments | 1157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trail closures upset bicyclists, hikers

Users of two popular East Palo Alto baylands trails are angry that a flood-prevention project has led to the trails becoming...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2018
Last comment by Carol, on Feb 13, 2018 at 7:58 am | 21 comments | 3433 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Measure to recall judge qualifies for June ballot

The question of whether to recall Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky for his record in sexual-violence...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 12, 2018 at 8:06 pm | 55 comments | 3222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Webcast: State of the Valley

Weekly journalists dig into a new report on Silicon Valley's trends and challenges and discuss Palo Alto's recent actions...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2018
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Feb 12, 2018 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 1561 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New zoning district proposed for affordable housing

In an effort to spur the construction of more affordable housing, Palo Alto is preparing to create a new zoning district...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2018
Last comment by James, on Feb 12, 2018 at 7:36 am | 40 comments | 5294 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SV in 2018: More success, more pressure

The Bay Area's fevered success is still rising, but its achievements continue to exacerbate the region's housing and transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 11, 2018 at 4:48 pm | 16 comments | 3799 Views

RESTAURANTS

Coming soon

This promises to be an exciting year for the Midpeninsula food-and-drink scene. Read about some of the much-anticipated and...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2018
Last comment by ChrisC, on Feb 11, 2018 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 3392 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man booked for groping, spitting and punching at mall

Palo Alto police have arrested a Redwood City resident who they say groped a department store worker, punched a security...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 11, 2018 at 10:49 am | 4 comments | 2606 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls just keep playing and winning in hoops

Klara Astrom scored 23 points, including 15 of Pinewood’s first 27 points, in helping the Pinewood girls' basketball team...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2018
Last comment by Rich Altmaier, on Feb 11, 2018 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amid criticism, Ravenswood school board approves budget cuts

After a tense, chaotic and at-times hostile meeting on Thursday night, the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2018
Last comment by XYZ, on Feb 10, 2018 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments | 5397 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Digital DNA artist threatens suit, starts petition

A lawyer representing the artist behind Digital DNA has threatened to sue the city over the planned removal of the 7-foot-tall...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2018
Last comment by Donster, on Feb 10, 2018 at 2:10 pm | 13 comments | 2735 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arsonist gets nine years in prison

A Palo Alto man charged with setting his boss's home on fire was sentenced to nine years in state prison on Friday, a Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2018
Last comment by TribeMember, on Feb 9, 2018 at 4:35 pm | 8 comments | 3091 Views
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