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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seeing math as 'a whole gorgeous piece of art'

How do you help students -- especially the struggling ones -- learn to love math? Palo Alto High School math teacher Suz...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Veddy Eenteresting, on Aug 11, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 15 comments | 2334 Views

SPORTS

One family, two gold medals at Masters world championships

Menlo School grad Thomas Foley earned All-American recognition as a water polo player. Sean Foley, his father, showed off...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jim Turner, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Road closure, helicopter noise on Stanford campus Monday

Stanford University has issued an advisory that Campus Drive East and part of Bowdoin Street will be intermittently closed...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Aug 11, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 1160 Views

SPORTS

Ledecky sets a world record at National Swim Championships

Katie Ledecky's U.S. record in the preliminaries of the 400-meter freestyle Saturday was just the beginning. The high school...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by Swim fan, on Aug 11, 2014 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1433 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hail to the Residents

Excerpted from prepared comments at last week’s invitation-only "Meet the Candidates" at the home of Janet Dafoe: It’s...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by anon, on Aug 11, 2014 at 7:58 am | 8 comments | 297 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Replacing JJ&F

The developer of a long-delayed mixed-use project on the site of the former JJ&F Market is asking the city to approve his...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 10, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 29 comments | 2958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Got empathy?

Can teaching kids empathy change the world? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/08/08/got-empathy...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 10, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 5 comments | 2630 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City set to take control of Palo Alto Airport

After years of plans and negotiations, Palo Alto's takeover of its namesake airport is finally ready for liftoff. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2014 at 9:52 am | 54 comments | 3610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why detours Louis, Middlefield, Embarcadero, Oregon??

Does anyone know what is going on this Saturday with roads blocked off in PA and detours?? - ...

Original post made by anonymous on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Aug 9, 2014 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lost dog--older brown friendly Chihuahua (Ross & Ames)

We got her as a rescue just a bit ago and we think she slipped under the screen door around 6 pm tonight (Saturday) with...

Original post made by Glen Anderson on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Glen Anderson, on Aug 9, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 1 comment | 93 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-tech hub proposed for Palo Alto's Varsity Theatre

Plans for downtown's historic Varsity Theatre took another turn this week when building owner Chop Keenan submitted a proposal...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Marianne, on Aug 9, 2014 at 9:56 am | 58 comments | 7344 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Question for Editors

How come there's now a selection on Town Square called "Woodland Park" that allows an E. Palo Alto resident to select that...

Original post made by Hmmm on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 9, 2014 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to vet new grocer for old JJ&F site

The developer of College Terrace Centre raised eyebrows earlier this year when he disclosed that his son will be in charge...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 9, 2014 at 8:26 am | 21 comments | 4749 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents catch city wasting water

One day after the City of Palo Alto adopted water-use restrictions for businesses and residents, mushrooms growing in city...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Aug 9, 2014 at 3:54 am | 36 comments | 4609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thank you Weekly for letting us know that PAUSD Board decided unanimously to challenge federal agency.

Thank you Weekly for letting us know that PAUSD board decided unanimously to challenge a federal agency. The thread...

Original post made by village fool on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:47 pm | 1 comment | 191 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman reportedly groped in College Terrace neighborhood

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly groped a woman after walking with her for several blocks along California...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Aug 8, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 2699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dear members of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

Dear members of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, As you all know there will be denominational vote on this Sunday (March...

Original post made by Monica Dhandapani Mallon on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Monica Dhandapani Mallon, on Aug 8, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 119 comments | 6952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Weight Loss Training for Palo Alto Residents

Hello, On the advice of a friend, I recently tried getting a personal trainer to help me lose weight and I just wanted...

Original post made by Kelsey J. on Aug. 8, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's rule changes for new El Camino buildings met with skepticism

After faltering in their first effort to promote wider sidewalks on El Camino Real, Palo Alto officials did little better...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Q, on Aug 8, 2014 at 2:50 pm | 7 comments | 1580 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto invited to meet top three candidates for police chief

Members of the community will have a chance this Saturday to meet three candidates in the running to become East Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 8, 2014 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 1489 Views
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