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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 the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by My Nguyen, 0 hours ago | 1 comment | 19 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
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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
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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, 9 minutes ago | 1 comment | 587 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
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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
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judy Koch

For a woman who continues to insist that she "never wanted a career," Judy Koch has taken some surprising turns in her life. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Martin Deggeller

As a boy, Marty Dellegger loved to tramp through the woods of Washington state, surrounded by mature, soaring trees and forest...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bill Busse

At first glance it seems that Bill Busse has led a charmed life. In fact, Busse himself will tell you that the most auspicious...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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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
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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 Concerned Parent, 36 minutes ago | 13 comments | 4374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Poll casts doubt on viablity of business tax

Despite widespread anxiety about traffic congestion, Palo Alto residents aren't entirely sold on a new business tax that...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, 3 hours ago | 55 comments | 2179 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Comments by Cupertino's Mayor

An article at TheVerge.Com posted today May 5th, 2016 reported that Cupertino's Mayor, Barry Chang, stated that "Apple is...

Original post made by Plane Speaker on May. 5, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers speak out against full-day kindergarten proposal

Several Palo Alto Unified kindergarten teachers, speaking on behalf of their colleagues, told the school board Tuesday night...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Snack and recess!, 11 hours ago | 82 comments | 6242 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County officials eye housing-tax measure

In an ongoing effort to shore up affordable housing throughout the South Bay, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Ben, 12 hours ago | 16 comments | 1262 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 Bay Area mom, 14 hours ago | 20 comments | 5359 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women sweep Pac-12 honors in track and field

==BI Cardinal corner== Stanford swept the Pac-12 Women's Track and Field Athlete of the Week honors after Olivia Baker and...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by dennis, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 411 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Extreme Airplane Noise

The level of airplane noise was truly excessive tonight. In the hour from 10-11pm, I counted more than 20 extremely loud...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, 14 hours ago | 44 comments | 932 Views

RESTAURANTS

Time and talent

As it settles into its cozy, 28-seat downtown Palo Alto home at Hamilton Avenue and Cowper Street, Thyme doesn't necessarily...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Zoey, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 669 Views

AROUND TOWN

AAA offering free 'tipsy tow' service during Cinco de Mayo festivities

Drivers who need a tow home after drinking during Thursday's Cinco de Mayo festivities will be able to find one through a...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by or, 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 737 Views
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