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AROUND TOWN

Worried by rail redesign, residents seek to save their homes

A new alliance between Old Palo Alto and Southgate neighborhood residents has formed to influence the city's decision on...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by ODB, 33 minutes ago | 96 comments | 7938 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Webcast: Debate over rail redesign

David Shen, member of the newly formed North Old Palo Alto neighborhood group, discusses concerns about the city's rail redesign...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by ODB, 45 minutes ago | 46 comments | 2336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Workforce housing' project scores a victory

A developer looking to build a 57-unit apartment building at El Camino Real and Page Mill Road eked out a victory Thursday,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2018
Last comment by Ahem, 2 hours ago | 41 comments | 4309 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Planned Parenthood finds new MV home

Despite a competitive real estate market and pending redevelopment nipping at their heels, officials at Planned Parenthood...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by Pamom, 4 hours ago | 10 comments | 1499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Details emerge about investigation of East Palo Alto preschool director

The director of Ravenswood City School District's preschool was formally disciplined for releasing the wrong child to an...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by In response to "Denise" :, 5 hours ago | 14 comments | 5789 Views

AROUND TOWN

City opposes measure to raise bar for new taxes

Palo Alto is taking a stance against a proposed state measure that would make it harder for cities to adopt new taxes, despite...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss new bond

Palo Alto Unified is eyeing the physical upgrades its schools might need in the next 20 years, with the school board set...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by Samuel L., 7 hours ago | 15 comments | 1276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents petition city over Ross Road safety upgrades

Residents who say safety installations on Ross Road are making the bicycle boulevard more dangerous are petitioning the city...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2018
Last comment by Bob, 8 hours ago | 183 comments | 7344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto eyes tax on sodas

A crusade by a Palo Alto dentist to adopt a soda tax is quickly picking up momentum, with four members of the City Council...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by Abitarian, 8 hours ago | 82 comments | 4978 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to rev up outreach for bike projects

Palo Alto officials are preparing to increase their community-outreach efforts and take a more phased approach to constructing...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2018
Last comment by Resident, 9 hours ago | 56 comments | 4709 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Group robs teen of expensive shoes at park

A 15-year-old boy walking at Palo Alto's Bol Park was attacked on Easter Sunday by four males who beat him on the ground...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by Kid of Story, 11 hours ago | 52 comments | 6403 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto initiative seeks to curb office growth

In a bid to rein in commercial growth in Palo Alto, a group of residents is preparing to place a measure on the November...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by resident, 11 hours ago | 60 comments | 3705 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foundation exec resigns after reports of misconduct

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation's second-in-command has resigned amid allegations she sexually harassed and abused...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by MyOpinion, 12 hours ago | 13 comments | 4823 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts not to sue FAA

Palo Alto officials decided after a closed session Monday not to launch a lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by HitTheMoney, 13 hours ago | 45 comments | 3456 Views

SPORTS

Of local note: Gymnastics, water polo and track and field

Gunn junior Ashley Kim won the individual gymnastics all-around title in the XD division at the Region I Xcel Championships...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by Karen H, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 881 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Around Town: paper or plastic; a family legacy

A Girl Scout troop persuades the City Council to take action against plastic straws, the family of Frank Greene Jr. reacts...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by Julie , 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 1339 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kniss makes a case for housing in 'State of the City'

Palo Alto’s housing crisis is threatening the city’s diversity and making it nearly impossible for the next generation...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by CeCi Kettendorf, on Apr 24, 2018 at 12:21 am | 46 comments | 2940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caterpillars

Has anyone noticed the abnormal amount of caterpillars this year? In the past it seems like there are a few around May, but...

Original post made by Gunn Student on Apr. 23, 2018
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 23, 2018 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 112 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New principal named for Juana Briones Elementary School

The current principal of Hoover Elementary School will move to lead Juana Briones Elementary School next year, the district...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by Retread, on Apr 23, 2018 at 7:16 pm | 18 comments | 3710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on SELF program at Gunn

Hi. I'd like to hear feedback on the SELF program at Gunn. My daughter has many interests, but the schedule at Gunn has gotten...

Original post made by High school in 2019 on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Apr 23, 2018 at 4:11 pm | 9 comments | 377 Views
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2018 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2018 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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