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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District eyes bus for VTP high school students

The Palo Alto school board will discuss Tuesday night the potential purchase of a 60-passenger school bus to ease the often...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 24, 2015 at 2:41 pm | 20 comments | 4429 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to clarify rules for unsolicited offers for public land

In Palo Alto's latest effort to address a June 2014 Grand Jury report that slammed the city for lack of transparency on developer...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 24, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 2428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Around teen well-being, the vocabulary changes

In the last three weeks, two significant yet relatively unnoticed mindset shifts have occurred that may have major positive...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by outsider, on Feb 24, 2015 at 11:26 am | 41 comments | 8359 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys hope to duplicate football finish in Open Division

The Sacred Heart Prep boys basketball team hopes to follow in the footsteps of its vaunted football squad and bring home...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Viking Fan, on Feb 24, 2015 at 11:21 am | 2 comments | 2877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District sends out food allergy alert

The school district sent out the following msg: "During the spring, we often see a rise in allergic reactions at school...

Original post made by A parent on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Feb 24, 2015 at 11:11 am | 7 comments | 820 Views

AROUND TOWN

People Behaving Badly??? My mistake!!

I was driving by the Post office on Hamilton Avenue yesterday just as the sun had begun to break into a beautiful sunny...

Original post made by Mayfield Child on Feb. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 458 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission approves first public art in private development

Innovation. Technology. Sustainability. These were the buzzwords at Palo Alto's Public Arts Commission meeting on Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by eileen stolee, on Feb 23, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 7 comments | 7032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Prez Buries OCR Report, Cancels Discussion of PAUSD Bullying Policy

In a hastily scheduled Tuesday morning "study session," the PAUSD school board will hear the first public report on the district's...

Original post made by Curious on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by skelly elementary, on Feb 23, 2015 at 9:52 pm | 12 comments | 4371 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Four-story building approved for Shady Lane site

In the latest sign of downtown Palo Alto's sizzling office boom, the city approved on Thursday a proposal to build a four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Feb 23, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 14 comments | 4510 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Silicon Valley 'hot and getting hotter' -- yet with huge inequities

Silicon Valley is doing better than ever economically, and this time it's no bubble, Russell Hancock, president and CEO of...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by PhDWoman, on Feb 23, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 38 comments | 8840 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New county program to fight truancy, lift graduation rates

Armed with a recently awarded $885,000 federal grant, San Mateo County is launching a targeted effort to combat truancy and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Wrong Direction, on Feb 23, 2015 at 6:45 pm | 2 comments | 4437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council eager to expand city's fiber network

After more than a decade of big dreams and bigger disappointments, Palo Alto officials on Monday resurrected their plan to...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jeff Hoel, on Feb 23, 2015 at 3:55 pm | 57 comments | 8957 Views

AROUND TOWN

President of Filoli volunteers explains origins of controversial agreement

Heidi Brown, president of Filoli's volunteer group, Friends of Filoli, said the volunteer agreement that has caused so much...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kookie, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 4248 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto conditionally appoints Carlos Martinez as city manager

East Palo Alto City Council unanimously extended a conditional offer to its interim manager, Carlos Martinez, to be its new...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 3493 Views

SPORTS

Traveling, financial concerns blitz Menlo College football

The Menlo College Board of Trustees announced Sunday that they have voted to end the school's football program, citing scheduling...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Menlo parent, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:26 pm | 22 comments | 7979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Filoli volunteers upset over agreement

At Woodside's historic Filoli estate, many of the 1,300 volunteers, who do everything from selling tickets to building the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 29 comments | 8444 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

did global "Superfish" spyware scandal originate in Palo Alto?

The Mercury-News reports on Palo Alto startup "Superfish": http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_27577642/superfish-points-fingers-over-lenovo-ad-software-security...

Original post made by user on Feb. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen sleep debt, stress: Thoughts from a child psychiatrist and parent

The outpouring of discussion around stress, school, mental illness and the welfare of our teens has been tremendous these...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Maria Daehler, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:35 am | 14 comments | 7212 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

You Tube requires signing in

I'm not on the internet much but I do go to You Tube once in awhile. Not long ago, I used You Tube to find out how to crack...

Original post made by pares on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 22, 2015 at 11:39 pm | 3 comments | 640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Karen Holman invokes past to address future challenges

Palo Alto should harness its rich legacy as a steward and entrepreneur to strengthen local neighborhoods, support local youth,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 22, 2015 at 10:05 pm | 19 comments | 6666 Views
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