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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to evaluate consistency, world-language programs

In response to widespread dissatisfaction voiced by students, parents and even faculty over inconsistent curriculum, unfair...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by JordanAlum, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:51 am | 17 comments | 5127 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's with the library hours being so limited?

What's with this schedule? How are we supposed to remember it with so many different hours? And why do our libraries close...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Oldster, on Feb 11, 2015 at 3:10 am | 28 comments | 764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge removed from 'Sunny Day' gang case

A judge in one of the "Sunny Day" gang cases was disqualified on Friday after an attorney for one of the defendants raised...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

what caused the Sunday 2/9/15 power outage?

What caused the power outage on SUnday night 2/9/15? ...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 10, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments | 170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage

Citing the sky-high costs of living in Palo Alto, a group of City Council members is leading a push to adopt a local minimum-wage...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 10, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 67 comments | 4439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Baylands to be closed for mosquito spraying Feb 10

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/health/ci_27477996/helicopter-spraying-santa-clara-county-marshland-targets-day...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 10, 2015 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school self-studies yield data on counseling, school climate

Palo Alto and Gunn high schools' latest Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) reports – intensive, year-plus...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by wondering, on Feb 10, 2015 at 12:31 pm | 7 comments | 2412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Minimum wage, air traffic noise, affordable housing

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Feb. 9. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/02/06/public-agenda-minimum-wage-air-traffic-n...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Drones for sale to ISIS, on Feb 10, 2015 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 2137 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

American Express tech hub to add 200 people in Palo Alto

More details have emerged regarding the American Express takeover of the former Zibibbo restaurant space in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Rainer, on Feb 10, 2015 at 9:10 am | 13 comments | 8037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marsh mosquitoes invade Palo Alto

Like the offspring in alien movies, mosquito eggs that have lain dormant in the Palo Alto Baylands mud for 10 to 15 years...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Watch Out!, on Feb 10, 2015 at 8:46 am | 69 comments | 12118 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interfaith coalition urges city to push for fossil fuel divestment

In 2007, an Interfaith Climate Convocation drew 150 to Congregation Kol Emeth. Peninsula Interfaith Climate Action (PICA)...

Original post made by Rev. Eileen Altman and Katia Reeves on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 10, 2015 at 8:08 am | 74 comments | 1835 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace association faces uncertain future

The College Terrace Residents Association, one of the most visible and effective neighborhood groups in Palo Alto, is facing...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 10, 2015 at 3:45 am | 37 comments | 4642 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gas main break shuts down Page Mill Road in Palo Alto

Construction workers on Page Mill Road in Palo Alto punctured a gas line Monday, Feb. 9, forcing police and fire crews to...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by hm, on Feb 9, 2015 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 2819 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk

SEVEN-YEAR VACANCY ENDS ... In what may be one of Palo Alto's longest commercial/retail vacancies ever, the wait is over...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Nique Fajors, on Feb 9, 2015 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parents launch mobile health-record challenge

The parents of a 2011 Palo Alto High School graduate who died from meningitis have launched a campaign to teach people how...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Sally Bemus, on Feb 9, 2015 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 5886 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto weighs new limits on office growth

With office developments blooming in Palo Alto and downtown's traffic problems increasingly driving the City Hall agenda,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Feb 9, 2015 at 12:13 pm | 22 comments | 3493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

power outage

No power here in Barron Park. Does anyone know the cause?...

Original post made by flashlight on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Joe BP, on Feb 9, 2015 at 8:24 am | 3 comments | 318 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cantonese comfort food

Cooking Papa, now in Mountain View, conjures the pace and Cantonese comfort foods of busy restaurants in Hong Kong. With...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Feb 8, 2015 at 11:09 pm | 7 comments | 2362 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto votes to shut down Cubberley 'shelter'

The countdown to Cubberley Community Center's closure as Palo Alto's "de facto homeless shelter" officially began Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 8, 2015 at 10:58 pm | 54 comments | 14350 Views

AROUND TOWN

A giant leap for humankind

This weekend, the curtains rise on "HumanKIND," a dance production put on by the students of Castilleja School. The show...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Esmi Pena , on Feb 8, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 2 comments | 1927 Views
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