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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District prioritizes mental health support, outreach to Asian-American families

The Palo Alto school district is looking to increase its mental health support and outreach to Asian-American families, with...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Palo alto native, 46 minutes ago | 30 comments | 3923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling all Palo Alto alumni: Paly grad launches 'Life Gets Better' project

A Palo Alto High School graduate has launched a project to collect video, audio and written testimonies from other alumni...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Here and now, 1 hour ago | 15 comments | 2762 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to hire new assistant city manager

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is preparing to fill one of City Hall's senior leadership positions in May, when Suzanne...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Palo alto native, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Palo alto native, 1 hour ago | 304 comments | 111321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

— Where is the 'equal opportunity and freedom of speech' in the spirit of PaloAltoOnline? — The simple question here is: Does PaloAltoOnline support fascism crimes? — If PaloAltoOnline have to choose, please choose wisely;

I can't believe it when I recently saw for the first time that in a 2012 PaloAltoOnline blog titled 'Who is Peter Cao Ming...

Original post made by Peter_Cao_Ming on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peter_Cao_Ming, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 23 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown parking program now set for fall rollout

Initially slated for this spring, Palo Alto's long-awaited residential parking-permit program now is unlikely to fully launch...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, 2 hours ago | 12 comments | 2062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAMF docs: What we can do to reduce risk for our teens

The pediatricians of Palo Alto Medical Foundation are deeply saddened by the local recent events. The loss of a young person's...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Parent, 2 hours ago | 209 comments | 12179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors jump in to find Fresh Market replacement

With the clock ticking down to the March 31 closure of Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store, residents who live near...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by musical, 3 hours ago | 22 comments | 702 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Update: Victims identified, motive sought in Palo Alto murder-suicide

The man who police believe used a semi-automatic gun to kill the building manager at a Palo Alto senior-housing complex on...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, 3 hours ago | 22 comments | 8171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall on raw milk distributed in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto-based organization that delivers farm products, including raw milk, has been affected by a statewide recall made...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Raw Milk Drinker 808, 3 hours ago | 14 comments | 2949 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men return home with nonconference tennis win

==BI Cardinal corner == The Stanford men's tennis team posted a 6-1 victory over Boise State on Wednesday afternoon in a...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by andreqeen, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with office cap

Facing a climate of steady office growth and rising community angst, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to trudge ahead...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Residential it's, 5 hours ago | 67 comments | 4601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Curbside pickup for food scraps approved

Palo Alto wasted no time Monday in approving a new trash-hauling program aimed at diverting local food scraps from landfills. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Joseph, 6 hours ago | 40 comments | 3674 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another brutal day of plane noise

Looks like the 22nd of the month is on the calendar to beat up Palo Alto with SFO's noise trash. Or is it Sundays....

Original post made by Not amused on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 8 hours ago | 57 comments | 761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alternative to Palo Alto Medical Foundation?

I've had it with PAMF's insanely high and almost comically egregious fees for services. I have a full PPO plan with my employer...

Original post made by HealthWatcher on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 11 hours ago | 16 comments | 464 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board to hold special meeting to amend parcel tax language

After being informed that Santa Clara County Counsel perceives as illegal the Palo Alto school district's inclusion of a...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 12 hours ago | 37 comments | 3280 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto brings new approach to old 'parking crisis'

If things go as planned, 2015 will be the year in which Palo Alto residents and workers say farewell to free parking. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, 12 hours ago | 37 comments | 10309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman convicted of diamond theft

Angela Walker of Palo Alto was convicted on Tuesday of stealing diamonds from under a clerk's nose at a San Mateo jewelry...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sylvia, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 2593 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Orrange eligible for WBCA All-American team

Stanford senior Amber Orrange has been named one of five Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-Region VIII honorees...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by John, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 603 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman killed after train strikes car in Menlo Park

A female driver was killed when her car was stuck on train tracks in Menlo Park and hit by a Caltrain, sending the car flying...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Esmi Johnson, on Mar 26, 2015 at 12:49 am | 83 comments | 19625 Views
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Continuation of Office Cap Discussion
By Steve Levy | 10 comments | 2,870 views

Self-Sabotage
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 2,128 views

Ramen shop replaces Muracci’s in Los Altos
By Elena Kadvany | 6 comments | 1,679 views

"It’s Not About the Nail"
By Chandrama Anderson | 3 comments | 1,483 views

Mismanagement of Consultants
By Douglas Moran | 7 comments | 1,123 views