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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 | 2508 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 | 3891 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 | 1391 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 | 1968 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 | 1039 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 | 1341 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 | 1387 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 | 7450 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 | 4648 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 | 1817 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commissioner's ethics questioned

A legal dispute last fall between the city of Palo Alto and planning commissioner Michael Alcheck arose over converting two...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2018
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 12, 2018 at 2:57 pm | 132 comments | 6618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Complaint against Ravenswood superintendent alleges discrimination

The sudden mid-year removal of a principal credited with turning around a long-struggling elementary school in the Ravenswood...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 11, 2018 at 9:44 pm | 37 comments | 5787 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County holds public meetings on proposed affordable housing fee

A series of public meetings starts this week to gather input on a proposed countywide affordable housing fee for new developments...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2018
Last comment by My Fat Mansion, on Apr 11, 2018 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 1309 Views

AROUND TOWN

With new guidelines, city seeks to quell Eichler feuds

Residents who believe their Eichler neighborhoods are being threatened by two-story homes and aberrant architectural styles...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2018
Last comment by Wayne Doiglass, on Apr 11, 2018 at 7:41 pm | 27 comments | 3723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Violence-prevention expert to visit schools

Jackson Katz, who is nationally known for his work on gender violence, will visit Palo Alto this week to work with high school...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 11, 2018 at 4:52 pm | 16 comments | 1520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford agrees to Title IX reforms under federal resolution

A yearslong federal probe into Stanford University's handling of campus sexual violence has come to an end, with the university...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2018
Last comment by Stanford alum, on Apr 11, 2018 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2385 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for sexual assault at gunpoint

A man accused of sexually assaulting a high school-aged girl at gunpoint while she jogged near Stanford Research Park in...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2018
Last comment by Clunge, on Apr 11, 2018 at 1:47 pm | 27 comments | 8205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Swimming coach ID'd as Caltrain fatality

The man who was killed in a Caltrain collision near the California Avenue station in Palo Alto on Saturday at around 10:15...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by julie armitano, on Apr 11, 2018 at 10:14 am | 3 comments | 16241 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: Solid marks from WBAL track and field meet

Sacred Heart Prep's Max Cluss won two events at the West Bay Athletic League track and field meet at The King's Academy on...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2018
Last comment by member, on Apr 11, 2018 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 765 Views
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2018 guide to summer camps

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