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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly revising schedule to address instructional minutes deficit

Palo Alto High School's new bell schedule, set to roll out this fall, is being revised after the district realized the school...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by Teacher, on Jun 14, 2018 at 7:41 pm | 19 comments | 2677 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: East Palo Alto to host Juneteenth celebration

Juneteenth holds a particular significance to the identity of East Palo Alto, where an event on Saturday will mark the long-standing...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by A good reason to celebrate., on Jun 14, 2018 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1687 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Taro, on Jun 14, 2018 at 10:17 am | 1149 comments | 243421 Views

BOOKS

'Breaking the silence' on youth mental health

A group of local high school students have penned a book that documents anecdotes and advice on mental health from both themselves...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by creating mental helath, on Jun 14, 2018 at 8:52 am | 5 comments | 3341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto ups its stakes in Avenidas, zoo projects

In a bid to boost two popular community projects, Palo Alto officials agreed on Tuesday night to sell off a highly valued...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by PA Native, on Jun 14, 2018 at 2:48 am | 3 comments | 2469 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Battle over health care costs hits Palo Alto

A crowd of medical professionals packed into the Palo Alto City Council Chambers on Monday to debate the merits of a citizen...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Annette, on Jun 13, 2018 at 5:21 pm | 7 comments | 2159 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford plans to fight health care initiative

Palo Alto is considering following Stanford Health Care's plans to mount a legal challenge to block an initiative that would...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2018
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Jun 13, 2018 at 1:08 pm | 14 comments | 5608 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bridge-toll hike poised to pass

Bay Area voters were on the cusp of approving Tuesday night a regional measure that would raise tolls at seven state bridges...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Really, on Jun 13, 2018 at 12:15 am | 16 comments | 4630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council advances plan for new police HQ, garage

After more than two decades of shattered hopes and frustrating setbacks, Palo Alto officials took a big step Monday night...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by more shortsightedness, on Jun 12, 2018 at 8:22 pm | 4 comments | 2272 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Bank With Fossil Fuel Free Clean Hands

Are there any 'clean banks' in Palo Alto with safe deposit boxes? In 1970 we moved to the Peninsula. Like my employer,...

Original post made by baumgrenze on Jun. 12, 2018
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure to limit office growth qualifies for November election

An initiative that would roughly halve the amount of new office space that could be built between now and 2030 has officially...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by Annette, on Jun 12, 2018 at 12:16 pm | 27 comments | 2622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mutt's pizza theft leads to rescue of pups

A dog's desperate snatch at a slice of pepperoni pizza in East Palo Alto in April turned out to be her puppies' saving grace....

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2018
Last comment by A Human, on Jun 12, 2018 at 7:26 am | 7 comments | 5851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>DISTRICT WELCOMES NEW SUPE ...</B> In his first visit to Palo Alto after being approved as the school district's next...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 12, 2018 at 12:14 am | 2 comments | 1664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shop Talk: Cigar House closes; new gym, bakery

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the closure of a California Avenue smoke-shop, a new fitness center and a forthcoming...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by POKE SMOT, on Jun 11, 2018 at 4:49 pm | 4 comments | 3050 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Azul?

For its latest public-art installation in King Plaza, the city, along with artist Konstantin Dimopoulos, hopes to attract...

Original post made on May. 24, 2018
Last comment by Duran, on Jun 11, 2018 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 2787 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New report: Tesla sped up moments before fatal crash

An early report issued by the National Transportation Safety Board Thursday reveals that the Tesla Model X involved in a...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 11, 2018 at 6:55 am | 10 comments | 2776 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Status of FPPC investigation into Liz Kniss campaign contributions

Is the FPPC still investigating Liz Kniss' campaign contributions? It has been over 18 months. Does anyone have an update? The...

Original post made by Anne on Jun. 9, 2018
Last comment by Citizen Kay, on Jun 11, 2018 at 12:37 am | 7 comments | 294 Views

SPORTS

Blythe set to coach boys and girls hoops at Eastside Prep

Donovan Blythe, the highly successful girls basketball coach at Eastside Prep, is taking on a unique undertaking. He will...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2018
Last comment by John Zugnoni, on Jun 10, 2018 at 11:40 pm | 1 comment | 874 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing teen last seen in Palo Alto

Mountain View police are asking for the public's help in finding a 14-year-old boy missing since last week. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jun 10, 2018 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 4891 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to move ahead with hotel-tax hike

Despite significant reservations from the local hotel industry, the City Council voted Monday to move ahead with a ballot...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by @JeanP, on Jun 10, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 30 comments | 3240 Views
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Japanese noodle shop to open at Stanford Shopping Center
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 4,696 views

Modern Hospice Care and The Death of Ivan Ilyich
By Aldis Petriceks | 4 comments | 1,298 views

Get cars off our streets??
By Diana Diamond | 35 comments | 962 views

Couples: “It’s Not My Problem. It’s Your Problem.”
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 892 views

Running with the flow
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 462 views