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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools usher in new era of testing

Students across the Palo Alto Unified School District are sitting down to computers over the next few weeks to take the state's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, 0 hours ago | 9 comments | 1172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union defends decision to file grievance against Gunn principal

Citing "misconceptions and misinformation" surrounding the union grievance filed late last year against Gunn High School...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by musical, 5 minutes ago | 99 comments | 5301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Rick, 9 minutes ago | 191 comments | 5307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Union rebukes Gunn principal over homework 'directive'

Within three months of taking over as principal of Gunn High School last August, Denise Herrmann found herself confronted...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, 15 minutes ago | 264 comments | 18554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

LaDoris Cordell: A different solution for Buena Vista families

"In recognition of the unique situation and vulnerability of mobile home owners, the State Legislature adopted the Mobilehome...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, 22 minutes ago | 30 comments | 1417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Battle over Measure A heats up

With 11 days left until Palo Alto's special school parcel-tax election, Measure A campaigners are working to corral support...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Why I'm voting NO on A, 1 hour ago | 62 comments | 3202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pedestrian struck by bicycle in Palo Alto dies

A woman who was struck by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning has died, the Santa Clara County Coroner has confirmed....

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by hcc2009, 1 hour ago | 79 comments | 11062 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Payday at City Hall

The signs of success are striking: new libraries, a renovated City Hall, a rebuilt Art Center and a new downtown just a mile...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Joe, 1 hour ago | 28 comments | 2374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why VOTE NO on MEASURE A?

A blogger has kept a running record of Yes statements saying there is a No blog already, but there doesn't seem to be, and...

Original post made by It\'s about trust on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by It's about TRUST, 3 hours ago | 30 comments | 954 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three bicyclists hit by car on Page Mill Road

Three bicyclists who were hit by a vehicle on upper Page Mill Road above Foothills Park Sunday were transported to Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by parent, 3 hours ago | 96 comments | 8771 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why is Ground Water Pumping Still Allowed in Palo Alto?

Last night I was walking my dog and saw a new house being built in the 2100 block of Cowper in OId Palo Alto. The site was...

Original post made by Bill Glazier on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by JD, 4 hours ago | 104 comments | 3433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on Measure A

It is hard to imagine a worse time for the Palo Alto school district to go to the voters for the renewal and a 20 percent...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by MiddleGround, 4 hours ago | 84 comments | 2800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Body found in East Palo Alto trailer fire

Menlo Park firefighters fighting a fire at the former and abandoned Romic chemical refinery site found a body in a trailer...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Samantha L, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 1598 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With losses mounting, Palo Alto to rethink animal services

Dogged by cramped conditions and mounting financial losses, Palo Alto's scrappy but popular animal shelter is once again...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by HSSV vs PAAS, 6 hours ago | 51 comments | 3381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic board rejects request to remove home's historic designation

When Lucille Mellish and her husband purchased their 696-square-foot cottage at 757 College Ave. in 1968, it wasn't on the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, 7 hours ago | 25 comments | 2737 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Race against the clock' to save Buena Vista

Acknowledging the long odds and the short window of opportunity, Santa Clara County officials on Tuesday reaffirmed their...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by musical, 9 hours ago | 26 comments | 2432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain cautious about Palo Alto officials' requests

While the City of Palo Alto is putting its weight behind the importance of restricting access to the rail corridor to prevent...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, 9 hours ago | 20 comments | 1446 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian struck by bicycle in Palo Alto sustains major injuries

An elderly woman who was struck by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning sustained major injuries, according to...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Steve C, 10 hours ago | 45 comments | 4019 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, Gunn both looking for new athletic directors

The search is on for new athletic directors at Palo Alto and Gunn high schools as Jason Fung and Jill Naylor will be taking...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by paly graduate, 10 hours ago | 8 comments | 838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Writing across the disciplines

A story of grief and growing up, a road trip with many fleeting characters and a story deeply rooted in landscape: all three...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by congratulations, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 572 Views
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