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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Our incivility contagion

This fall's municipal election campaign season will be an important test for Palo Alto City Council candidates but perhaps...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, 22 minutes ago | 38 comments | 2018 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District seeks to limit 'unduly burdensome' public records requests

Facing a 453 percent increase in the number of Public Records Act requests filed this year, the Palo Alto school district...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by Parent, 1 hour ago | 51 comments | 2770 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City removes trees for private development project

The city of Palo Alto removed two street trees at the intersection of Kipling Street and University Avenue this morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by Juan, 1 hour ago | 11 comments | 1364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Work set to begin on Cubberley master plan

A lagging effort by the city of Palo Alto and the Palo Alto Unified School District to reimagine the jointly owned Cubberley...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2018
Last comment by Google, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 1233 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bad Blood in Silicon Valley

Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou's new book tells step-by-step the chilling tale of how the Theranos...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by John, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 7118 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars strike downtown cars Wednesday night

In a string of car burglaries in downtown Palo Alto on June 20, thieves made off with a variety of items, including a laptop...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2018
Last comment by Hawaiian Bob, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 1873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Making public safety beautiful

Though only recently acquainted with California Avenue and the surrounding neighborhood in Palo Alto, artist Peter Wegner...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by rose, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 1357 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study highlights impacts of adding Stanford housing

As Stanford University moves ahead with a proposal to build more than 2 million square feet of academic space by 2030, it...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by neighbor, 5 hours ago | 15 comments | 3003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>EGG-HAUSTED EFFORT</B> ... After months of fighting plans to remove 7-foot-tall egg-shaped sculpture <B>Digital DNA</B>...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by resident, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-Theranos executives indicted by federal grand jury

The former CEO and COO embattled blood-testing company Theranos have been indicted by a federal grand jury for an alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2018
Last comment by mauricio, 7 hours ago | 69 comments | 4089 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reclaiming her voice

"I Have the Right To" is a powerful narrative of the isolation, shame and self-doubt survivors of sexual violence experience...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by @Thomas Quinn, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Option for rail realignment at Churchill dropped

Responding to an surge of concern in Old Palo Alto and Southgate about potential property seizures, the City Council officially...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by ODB, 11 hours ago | 40 comments | 3729 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Budget takes aim at pension costs in Palo Alto

Alarmed by rising pension costs, Palo Alto’s elected leaders took a highly unusual move Monday night when they passed an...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 22, 2018 at 6:06 pm | 30 comments | 2938 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials blast poster expressing anti-gay sentiments

A series of posters that lewdly criticize Palo Alto libraries for displaying literature about LGBTQQ issues as part of its...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 22, 2018 at 4:24 pm | 21 comments | 2558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents sound off on Ross Road changes

After installing a host of "traffic calming" measures aimed at promoting bicycling on Ross Road, Palo Alto officials are...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 22, 2018 at 4:01 pm | 80 comments | 5157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man injured when cement truck flips over at construction site

A man driving a cement truck was injured when the vehicle flipped upside down and trapped him at a construction site off...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by Concrete Prof, on Jun 22, 2018 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 2805 Views

AROUND TOWN

District 52 Little League Majors 11-12 All-Star Rosters

==B District 52 Little League Majors 11-12 All-Star Rosters == ==B Palo Alto American == Carter Cigelski Vincent Braga Tae...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by Liz Gardner, on Jun 22, 2018 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 618 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

President Hotel tenants ask City Council to save building

Dozens of residents facing eviction from the President Hotel Apartments in downtown Palo Alto urged the City Council on Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by george drysdale, on Jun 22, 2018 at 11:58 am | 18 comments | 2682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board pushes back against legal bills

Palo Alto school board members rejected Tuesday night a budget increase for one of its law firms -- the fourth increase this...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by IdleMind, on Jun 22, 2018 at 9:37 am | 18 comments | 1876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Egg-hausted effort

After months of fighting plans to remove 7-foot-tall egg-shaped sculpture Digital DNA from Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by rsmithjr, on Jun 22, 2018 at 9:20 am | 9 comments | 2238 Views
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