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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes emergency law to protect retail

With several long-time retail establishments recently shutting down to make way for offices in downtown Palo Alto, city officials...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by stephen levy, on Apr 1, 2015 at 10:01 am | 67 comments | 7540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

My PAUSD Registration Experience

Since when does registering a child become so frustrating? I tried to register my 5 year old daughter for school in August...

Original post made by A Busy Mother on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Missoura, on Apr 1, 2015 at 8:51 am | 24 comments | 1981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Mental Health Association organizes youth suicide prevention roundtable

The Mental Health Association of San Francisco is organizing a community roundtable on youth suicide prevention for this...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Observation, on Mar 31, 2015 at 6:46 pm | 2 comments | 3853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling all Palo Alto alumni: Paly grad launches 'Life Gets Better' project

A Palo Alto High School graduate has launched a project to collect video, audio and written testimonies from other alumni...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Interesting, on Mar 31, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 22 comments | 6119 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man exposes himself three times at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly exposed himself to at least three people over the course of an hour...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Just Mike, on Mar 31, 2015 at 4:32 pm | 6 comments | 4579 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jim Hartnett makes a return trip to Caltrain — now as CEO

When Jim Hartnett joined the effort four years ago to bring high-speed rail to California, the project was in danger of going...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 31, 2015 at 1:53 pm | 17 comments | 5634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

the case for later start times

Hi, I am a Gunn graduate and have the option of writing a course project. I chose a topic that is of great importance...

Original post made by rc on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Mommy, on Mar 31, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 14 comments | 797 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The competitive high school perspective and a parent's opportunity to help their student

PART 1: My experience teaching at a high school with an API over 850 Following the most recent suicide tragedy at Palo...

Original post made by lesliefunk on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Another, on Mar 31, 2015 at 7:07 am | 4 comments | 923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil-rights officials present harassment guidelines

More than 100 people showed up Thursday night to a parent-education event in which representatives from the U.S. Department...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, on Mar 31, 2015 at 1:20 am | 37 comments | 8059 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recycle Trash Bins

I have some concern over the New Bins for garbage, we have a large problem with Raccoons, Skunks and roof rats. I'm concerned...

Original post made by LR on Mar. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Development limits--a modest start

After a series of three long and exhausting meetings, an ambivalent Palo Alto City Council Monday night mustered an unexpected...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 30, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 24 comments | 3922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Miss Wesson's special gift to generations of kids, teachers and parents

I did a bit of time travel this month: I visited my third-grade teacher, "Miss Wesson," from Los Gatos Elementary School....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 30, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 4 comments | 3872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Choir Sweeps 2015 Heritage Music Festival

The Palo Alto Concert Choir won 1st place at the 2015 Heritage Festival in Anaheim this past weekend. Each of the three Paly...

Original post made by Steve Broadbent on Mar. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Duveneck's $74K Furniture Spend

I recently learned that Duveneck is planning to spend $74K in PTA and district funds on classroom furniture. When classrooms...

Original post made by Dismayed on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by furniture, on Mar 30, 2015 at 2:41 pm | 8 comments | 943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide Prevention: The EQ Phone

I have an idea for a phone app to help reduce the incidence of teen suicide. I don’t need to tell anyone in Palo Alto,...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Privacy concerns, on Mar 30, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students ask: What's it like to be me?

The hallways, courtyard and rooms of the Palo Alto Art Center were given over last Friday evening to poignant, uninhibited...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by curious, on Mar 30, 2015 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 5273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District prioritizes mental health support, outreach to Asian-American families

The Palo Alto school district is looking to increase its mental health support and outreach to Asian-American families, with...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by _Parent, on Mar 30, 2015 at 11:16 am | 34 comments | 7218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents ask: What's with the water?

Palo Alto residents have noticed a change in their tap water lately, The drought, in part, is to blame, according to Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 30, 2015 at 1:54 am | 16 comments | 8007 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Should sex offenders be expelled?

Expulsion for sexual assault is still seen as a radical policy that only a few universities have been willing to adopt. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Cg2much, on Mar 29, 2015 at 10:16 pm | 5 comments | 3738 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Topping Off' ceremony held for new Stanford Hospital

Patients, construction workers, employees, physicians, community members, elected officials and donors gathered at the new...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Another patient, on Mar 29, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 8 comments | 5357 Views
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Nobu confirmed to open in Palo Alto
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Secretary of Plate
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New York College Tours
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Family Planning: Both Agree Before Getting Pregnant
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