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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed office-and-condo complex raises concerns in Palo Alto

A proposal to demolish an office building in downtown Palo Alto and replace it with an office-and-condominiums development...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Me Me Me, 3 minutes ago | 4 comments | 555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council halts Royal Manor's bid to ban two-story homes

A divisive proposal to ban new two-story homes in the Royal Manor neighborhood faltered at the finish line Monday night when...

Original post made on May. 3, 2016
Last comment by Raindrop, 9 minutes ago | 38 comments | 4273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A transparency gap

Palo Alto school trustees use the word "transparency" so often a casual observer might be persuaded they mean it. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by QED, 10 minutes ago | 7 comments | 972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit blasts Media Center over spending of fees

Midpeninsula Community Media Center, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit that produces educational shows, hosts video classes and...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Joe, 11 minutes ago | 10 comments | 1075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why class sizes aren't meeting district targets

Thirty-four students in sixth-grade language arts, 33 in seventh-grade math, 34 in first-year French, 34 in U.S. history,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Be Positive, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 498 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford faculty group weighs in on campus sexual assault survey

A controversial climate survey conducted at Stanford University provides "valuable information" on the prevalence of sexual...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Voracious Reader, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 1264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly frosh-soph baseball learns how tough it is to finish perfect

Bob Budelli is all about teaching and learning. He and his coaches teach while their Palo Alto frosh-soph baseball players...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Bob Nitrio, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 149 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Child care director leaves after allegedly putting children in head locks

Palo Alto's largest child care agency, Palo Alto Community Child Care, has received two violation citations after a state...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Mommy ❤️, 2 hours ago | 21 comments | 5410 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Palo Alto man robbed after walking in on burglary

A Palo Alto man was robbed Friday morning after he walked in on a burglary that was taking place at his home in the Duveneck-St....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jeeeez, 2 hours ago | 14 comments | 6133 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Life-giving lives

Achievement is often measured in dollars and cents, in CVs that go on for pages, in titles bestowed and power attained. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Life well lived., 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 1470 Views

AROUND TOWN

May Fête Parade returns to downtown Palo Alto Saturday

Local school bands, kids on bikes, pets in costume, Palo Alto officials and parade entrants, including electric cars designed...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 4 hours ago | 4 comments | 1871 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In support of single-stories and preserving neighborhood

I am in favor of the proposed single-story overlay for the Royal Manor neighborhood of Eichlers in Palo Alto. I am also in...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by pot meet kettle, 6 hours ago | 25 comments | 2662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains home sale data from local...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 61 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/05/06/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 41 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sleek, clean lines for today's living

Forget crown moldings, formal entries, family rooms separated from kitchens. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/05/06/sleek-clean-lines-for-todays-...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>TOMATO TRANSPLANTING . . . </B> <B>The Santa Clara County Master Gardeners</B> say May is the time to transplant tomatoes...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student-run Get Involved Palo Alto to offer summer internships

A grassroots service-learning program started by a Palo Alto High School teacher as a way to help teens find purpose and...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 64 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pace makes it permanent

The venerable Cardinal Hotel in Palo Alto now boasts a blue-chip New York gallery that's bringing museum-quality art shows...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by KT, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 748 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Emy and Jim Thurber

It was the late 1950s, and Emy and Jim Thurber were at a parents' meeting for a new school opening in Los Altos. When the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jerry and Dick Smallwood

Dick and Jerry Smallwood are turning their lifetime of achievement into a lifetime of opportunity for local financially needy...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 577 Views
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