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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers less satisfied than parents, principals with longer kindergarten day

While the majority of kindergarten parents and elementary school principals are satisfied with the Palo Alto school district's...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by maxed out, 21 minutes ago | 3 comments | 333 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$5K grant to help build new produce market for seniors

A new produce market for low-income seniors will be coming to southern end of town through a $5,000 grant from the Rotary...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by EPAMom, 51 minutes ago | 1 comment | 750 Views

AROUND TOWN

TEDx Talk in Palo Alto explores 'identity'

Artists, scientists, authors and tech experts will convene at the Oshman Family JCC on Sunday, April 2, for a discussion...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by resident, 53 minutes ago | 1 comment | 790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Billing error leaves city gas customers overcharged

About 15,000 utility customers in Palo Alto received an unwelcome surprise in their February bill: an overcharge on their...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Katy Mast, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 1486 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford's Bauer named Pac-12's top soccer scholar-athlete

Stanford's Maddie Bauer was named the Pac-12 Women's Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the 2016 season, the Conference...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Brianextef, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 743 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by The Green Acres Kid, 1 hour ago | 1112 comments | 210641 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jordan Principal Leaving

We just received word that the Jordan principal was leaving at the end of the year. ...

Original post made by Parent L on Mar. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 25 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire battalion chiefs get raises in Palo Alto

After more than a year of negotiations, Palo Alto has approved a new contract with with four battalion chiefs in the Fire...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Lazlo, 2 hours ago | 11 comments | 2204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District proposes new school calendar

Under a proposed calendar negotiated with the Palo Alto school district's teachers union, students and staff would have a...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by Reality, 3 hours ago | 15 comments | 3167 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto changes course on housing fees

In an unusual move that reflected Palo Alto's shifting political dynamics, the City Council reversed on Monday night its...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Sunshine, 5 hours ago | 39 comments | 3516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn bell schedule revised for this fall

To provide time for new social-emotional learning curriculum and to bring Gunn High School into compliance with an instructional...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Concerned Parent, 5 hours ago | 8 comments | 1951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Changing course, supe recommends reporting both weighted, unweighted GPAs

Despite Palo Alto school district Superintendent Max McGee's personal reservations about the potential downsides of reporting...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto, 15 hours ago | 11 comments | 2724 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes emergency law to protect retail

With several long-time retail establishments recently shutting down to make way for offices in downtown Palo Alto, city officials...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, 21 hours ago | 70 comments | 7851 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Talking trash

Phil Bobel, assistant director of public works for the City of Palo Alto, admits something that most people won't. He sometimes...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2017
Last comment by Ron, 22 hours ago | 13 comments | 462 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Barron Park donkey Perry returns home

Perry the miniature donkey, who had been missing from his pasture since the death of his companion, Miner 49-er, about six...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli, 22 hours ago | 8 comments | 7590 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Do You Handle Neighbors with Barking Dogs?

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Original post made by Member on Aug. 17, 2006
Last comment by Golden Rule, 23 hours ago | 48 comments | 22385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Homeless man's dignity rose above malice of cafe patron

When I was a kid, poverty was as real as baseball, apple pie and the pledge of allegiance to the flag. In elementary school,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Cc, on Mar 28, 2017 at 1:31 pm | 14 comments | 4266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Behind the psychological safety net

The mix of services that await students needing support for everything from stress about school or relationships to a diagnosable...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Shashona Williamson, on Mar 28, 2017 at 1:08 pm | 11 comments | 3765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The kinder conundrum

While many 5-year-olds in Palo Alto spend most of their week-day afternoons in day-care programs, after-school activities...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Developmental awareness, on Mar 28, 2017 at 11:44 am | 39 comments | 8687 Views

RESTAURANTS

Polynesian food truck launches in Menlo Park

After spending 25 years as a biotech engineer, Keke Lepulu, 47, of Menlo Park, says he was weary of being a cog in the Silicon...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Dawn1234, on Mar 28, 2017 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 1868 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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