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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn again see low state test participation

For the second year in a row, both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools failed to meet the government's required participation...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Paly Junior, 6 minutes ago | 29 comments | 4346 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Time for true monument to Reagan in DC?

Ronald Reagan was far ahead of his time, yet he was also in the center of it. He foresaw missle defense, when most thought...

Original post made by Jerry on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Scott Snapp, 19 minutes ago | 60 comments | 2857 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic advisory: Expect heavy traffic for Bernie Sanders rally in Palo Alto Wednesday

Palo Alto police are expecting traffic jams from presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' rally in Palo Alto on Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by The truth matters, 42 minutes ago | 1 comment | 1208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want to understand Silicon Valley?

We arrived in Palo Alto from Hamburg, Germany, on Aug. 6, 2015, with a 5-year-old daughter who was proud to master writing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Ohlone Parent, 1 hour ago | 41 comments | 17910 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise fees for storm-drain projects

It's not easy to get residents excited about storm drains during a prolonged drought, but that's what Palo Alto hopes to...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Gus L., 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bernie Sanders coming to Palo Alto Wednesday

Six days before the California primary, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be coming to Palo Alto to hold a free...

Original post made on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by Sisyphus , 1 hour ago | 47 comments | 10612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juana Briones principal to head JLS Middle School in Palo Alto

Lisa Hickey, currently the principal of Juana Briones Elementary School, will be leaving to head J.L. Stanford (JLS) Middle...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by Briones parent also, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 2507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tom Jacoubowsky named principal of Juana Briones Elementary in Palo Alto

Tom Jacoubowsky, former longtime assistant principal at Gunn High School and interim principal of Jordan Middle School this...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Dance of the lemons, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One hospitalized after hazmat incident in Palo Alto

One person was taken to a hospital and 13 others were evaluated for possible exposure after a hazmat incident in Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 1147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County eyes safer crossings near Palo Alto, Los Altos schools

Seeking to protect students who use expressway intersections, including one in Palo Alto and two in Los Altos, the Santa...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by midtowner, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too many Marc Berman flyers

I was considering voting for Marc Berman but may change my mind because we are getting way too many flyers in the mail. Not...

Original post made by CCW on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Annette, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 92 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Maybell housing proposal scores victory

Three years after a proposed housing development on Maybell Avenue stoked a revolt in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by I Speak fot the Trees, 4 hours ago | 56 comments | 3972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wilbur Junior High

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by Brian Parsons, 4 hours ago | 43 comments | 254844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail launches study for Peninsula segment

With plans accelerating for the Bay Area segment of California's high-speed rail line, Palo Alto officials this week called...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Joe Bloe, 5 hours ago | 39 comments | 3502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle-school principal to head secondary education

Sharon Ofek, principal at JLS Middle School since 2009, will be moving to the school district office to serve as chief academic...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Another parebt, 6 hours ago | 13 comments | 3122 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks raise fees for storm-drain projects

It's not easy to get residents excited about storm drains during a prolonged drought, but that's what Palo Alto hopes to...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Gennady Sheyner, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals named for Jordan, Palo Verde

The school district has named a Los Altos elementary school principal and Palo Alto middle school assistant principal as...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Mr J cares, 9 hours ago | 21 comments | 5421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents call for 'road diet' to curb accidents on Middlefield

For John Guislin and his neighbors on Middlefield Road, screeching tires and clanging metal have become increasingly familiar...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mike, 9 hours ago | 68 comments | 5487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Berman Mailers

If Marc Berman is worthy of being a stellar steward of taxpayer dollars, why the heck is he generating so much trash in the...

Original post made by Palo Alto Voter on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Annette, 22 hours ago | 7 comments | 207 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Beltramo's is closing its doors

Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a local institution which has been owned and operated by the Beltramo family in Menlo Park since...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Cgilbert, on May 30, 2016 at 7:03 pm | 18 comments | 7941 Views
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