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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Diane Feinstein Issues Statement on President Trump's First 100 Days

Press Release - Feinstein Statement on Trump 100 Days -- Apr 28 2017 Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by Accomplishments?, on May 11, 2017 at 8:30 pm | 4 comments | 266 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Bike to Work Day on Thursday

Palo Alto bike lanes could be especially crowded on Thursday for an annual event that has its environmental and personal...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2017 at 7:31 pm | 8 comments | 2139 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City of Palo Alto sued over police-dog bite

A Palo Alto mother has filed a lawsuit against the city and the Police Department for civil rights violations after her teenage...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by !Bill, on May 11, 2017 at 4:12 pm | 7 comments | 4791 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pension costs cast a shadow over city budget

As budget season kicked off in Palo Alto this week, there was no talk of service reductions, staffing cuts or painful choices....

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by Joe, on May 11, 2017 at 2:44 pm | 45 comments | 3648 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board votes to report weighted GPAs

The school board took a series of consequential actions on Tuesday night with impact throughout the district, including approving...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Gloria Symon, on May 11, 2017 at 12:37 pm | 6 comments | 3270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto backs away from business tax

In abrupt change of course, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday night not to move ahead with a business tax to pay for transportation...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Another Citizen Unhappy With How the TOT is Being Spent, on May 11, 2017 at 11:31 am | 40 comments | 3461 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Centre gets a paint job

Recently built College Terrace Centre was a two-tone mustard and yellow color until this week when the development suddenly...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Marie, on May 11, 2017 at 11:10 am | 24 comments | 3676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood district to open new middle school

The Ravenswood City School District is opening a new middle school in East Palo Alto this fall with the hopes of reversing...

Original post made on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by GET HER OUT! Charlie Mae Knight, on May 11, 2017 at 11:07 am | 3 comments | 2713 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man found guilty of first-degree murder in 2015 East Palo Alto shooting

A Stockton man was found guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday morning by a San Mateo County Superior Court jury in connection...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2017 at 6:56 am | 2 comments | 1876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heroes will descend downtown for annual May Fête Parade

Downtown Palo Alto promises to be particularly safe on Saturday, May 6, when the young and young at heart will dress up in...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by MidtownMom, on May 10, 2017 at 7:19 pm | 22 comments | 3022 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA seeks coders for ultimate challenge

Officials at the NASA Ames Research Center announced that they are seeking talented code wizards to help tap the full potential...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by rgw, on May 10, 2017 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 1644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area representatives react to 'Trumpcare'

Bay Area elected officials reacted with criticism and dismay to the U.S. House of Representatives' narrow passage Thursday...

Original post made on May. 8, 2017
Last comment by @Nayeli, on May 10, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 29 comments | 1549 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto teacher to compete on 'Jeopardy!'

Recently, A Palo Alto teacher got the chance to live out his dream of being on "Jeopardy!" His stint on the show will broadcast...

Original post made on May. 8, 2017
Last comment by Citizen Cane, on May 10, 2017 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 5078 Views

SPORTS

Ali shoots a 64 to led Paly into CCS golf tournament

Palo Alto junior Ahmed Ali shot a 7-under 64 to earn medallist honors at the Central Coast Section Region I tournament at...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Joyce Kiya, on May 10, 2017 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bowman scores a victory in expansion bid

A proposal by Bowman International School to construct a new building scored a victory Monday night, when Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Expansion, on May 10, 2017 at 2:03 am | 2 comments | 2555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to vote on elementary math curriculum

Palo Alto elementary schools could have a new mathematics curriculum this fall if the school board approves a committee recommendation...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Keifer145@, on May 10, 2017 at 12:30 am | 3 comments | 1930 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly stabs spouse in Menlo Park

Police arrested a woman early Monday morning after she allegedly stabbed her partner at a Menlo Park home, police said. Read...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carol and Terry Winograd

Young couples aiming to manage two demanding careers and an engaging family and community life might look to Carol and Terry...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jenifer Ohriner, on May 9, 2017 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 4880 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man receives three-year prison sentence for child porn

A 25-year-old East Palo Alto man was sentenced on Friday to three years in state prison for child pornography, according...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district eyes resolution agreement for website-accessibility complaint

School district staff are asking the board to enter into a voluntary resolution agreement with a federal agency in response...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Solon, on May 9, 2017 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 2058 Views
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California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
By Douglas Moran | 28 comments | 2,600 views

Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
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Oh, My Aching Knees
By Max Greenberg | 12 comments | 540 views

Love is a Verb
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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