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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study finds disparities in Oakland police speech to white, black residents

Oakland police officers speak significantly less respectfully to black than to white community members in everyday traffic...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 10, 2017 at 12:58 pm | 11 comments | 2284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School changes expansion plans

Officials of Castilleja School unveiled revisions to a proposed expansion on Thursday, hoping that changes to an underground...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Jun 9, 2017 at 10:05 pm | 69 comments | 7696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Film project highlights Greenmeadow, screens June 10

The front walls of 16 Eichler homes in Palo Alto's Greenmeadow neighborhood will become movie screens on June 10, showing...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Cool project! , on Jun 9, 2017 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 3548 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big downtown-upgrade open houses begin June 9

Palo Alto residents will have three chances to hear what the city has in mind for upgrading the downtown area for parking,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Jen, on Jun 9, 2017 at 11:01 am | 5 comments | 3235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may ask voters to help pay for new parks

Faced with a limited budget and nearly limitless ambitions for park improvements, Palo Alto officials are considering going...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by A Real Need, on Jun 9, 2017 at 9:20 am | 57 comments | 4946 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Hock is a finalist for Stopper of the Year

Stanford junior reliever Colton Hock was named one of five finalists for the Stopper of the Year award, as announced by the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Jean, on Jun 9, 2017 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 814 Views

RESTAURANTS

Style over substance

Some of what Terrain Cafe does definitely works, but the place feels like it still needs to establish its identity. Is it...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by A Cook, on Jun 8, 2017 at 9:21 pm | 2 comments | 1870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss sex education curriculum

The Palo Alto school board will discuss Tuesday night a new sex education curriculum that has drawn both intense opposition...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by @b2.0, on Jun 8, 2017 at 3:40 pm | 12 comments | 3573 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pastor suspected of sexual assaults detained by ICE

A Menlo Park church pastor arrested on suspicion of sexual assault was picked up last week by agents from the U.S. Immigration...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board approves two Marriott hotels for San Antonio Road

Despite neighborhood opposition, a proposal to build two five-story Marriott hotels scored a big victory Thursday morning...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by BP, on Jun 8, 2017 at 9:25 am | 24 comments | 6096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to outsource lifeguard duties at Rinconada

Rinconada Pool swimmers can look forward to longer hours, different rates and greater stability in lifeguard staffing this...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 7, 2017 at 9:17 pm | 17 comments | 3723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>A BLOODY GOOD JOB ...</B> Palo Alto resident <B>Stan Shore</B> will mark a milestone on Tuesday, May 23, when he marks...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 7, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 10 comments | 3207 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto charts new path for planned fiber network

Two decades after Palo Alto launched its mission of bringing ultra-high-speed internet to every home, the tortuous path is...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jeff Hoel, on Jun 7, 2017 at 2:02 pm | 19 comments | 5192 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man killed in Caltrain crash at Atherton train crossing identified

The San Mateo County Coroner's office has identified Kirtee Kapoor, 46, of Menlo Park as the man who died after being struck...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 7, 2017 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 8912 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring to leave Stanford campus

After providing tennis lessons, tutoring and support to disadvantaged youth for more than 20 years on the Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2017
Last comment by Danice Brown, on Jun 7, 2017 at 8:11 am | 5 comments | 3563 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for alleged intent to kill doctors

A 58-year-old Central Valley man was arrested last week after driving from his home in Visalia to the Bay Area with the alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by mauricio, on Jun 7, 2017 at 7:53 am | 11 comments | 6921 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto expands its control over Baylands

Palo Alto's effort to expand and restore the sprawling marshlands on the city's eastern fringes will hit a milestone next...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Oldster, on Jun 6, 2017 at 10:42 am | 25 comments | 5994 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The tweeting species: A conversation with Jonathan Franzen

When novelist and tech-skeptic Jonathan Franzen pays a visit March 6 to Silicon Valley as part of the Peninsula Open Space...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by A Fraud?, on Jun 6, 2017 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 6863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers: Support needed for graduation proposal

High school teachers Tuesday said a move to stiffen graduation requirements, by itself, will not boost the achievement of...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 6, 2017 at 6:31 am | 132 comments | 10883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals named for Jordan, Terman middle schools

A Campbell Union High School District administrator and San Jose Unified School District principal will become the new principals...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by Clean Sweep, on Jun 5, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 19 comments | 6890 Views
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