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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Al Gore at Stanford: 'Democracy has been hacked'

Former Vice President Al Gore said Tuesday at Stanford University that America's democratic system has been "hacked" and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Oliver Barrett IV, on Apr 25, 2013 at 11:58 am | 10 comments | 1032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing taking shape

Several new housing projects are underway, in various stages of development in Mountain View, Palo Alto and Menlo Park. The...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Who are they really, on Apr 25, 2013 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 802 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters

When Zillow came online a few years ago, it was an instant challenge to real-estate appraisers and professionals and gave...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Get real, on Apr 25, 2013 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 775 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senior-housing project riles neighbors

An overflowing crowd of Barron Park residents vented their frustration with dense housing and traffic problems and told Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by NIMBY, perchance?, on Apr 25, 2013 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 797 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View man charged in Palo Alto hate crime

A man police say described himself as a "white supremacist" allegedly assaulted a black man in downtown Palo Alto last week...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Apr 24, 2013 at 11:25 pm | 10 comments | 4268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime neighborhood leaders looking for help

When the Barron Park neighborhood association in Palo Alto sought to recruit more members recently, board member Lydia Kou...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Apr 24, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 10 comments | 3669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teachers get 3 percent raise in tentative pact

Palo Alto teachers and school staff members will get a 3 percent raise plus a 1.5 percent bonus for the current school year...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Sorry, but..., on Apr 24, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 29 comments | 1645 Views

AROUND TOWN

Injured worker lifted off building deck

Palo Alto firefighters on Thursday rescued a construction worker who fell off the framing of an El Camino Way building and...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Billionaires take over, on Apr 24, 2013 at 7:13 pm | 10 comments | 1000 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Renters vie for homes

Well-paying jobs, prime school-district locations and proximity to Stanford have always lured people to the Bay area. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by TheKBHomeDan, on Apr 24, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 2159 Views

AROUND TOWN

250 homes to be built along Cal Ave, El Camino

Long-awaited plans to build 250 homes for Stanford University faculty and low-income Palo Alto residents are expected to...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by TheKBHomeDan, on Apr 24, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 51 comments | 2082 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

From alley to allee

Snazzy gardens come in all shapes and sizes, formal and informal. To locate this year's six stand-out gardens, Laurie Callaway,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

US News and World R

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Original post made by SW on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Don't they know who we are?, on Apr 24, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 32 comments | 2290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High Density Housing

The high density housing that is going in, en masse all at once, is breathg taking here in south Palo Alto. Coming home...

Original post made by pares on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Employeeeeeee, on Apr 24, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 8 comments | 885 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29386 posted Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10:53...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by No KB for me, on Apr 24, 2013 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poppy project seeks to bring native blooms to hills

The many species of non-native European weeds, which cover the California's hills, keep its native flora at bay and increase...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Wavy Gravy, on Apr 24, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 11 comments | 774 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps 'premature' closed session on Cubberley

The City Council's closed-session discussion on the future of Cubberley Community Center was abruptly canceled Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 24, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's events (April 23)

[http://tedxbayareaapril2013.eventbrite.com/ Technology: 'Face2Face' with Polyvore co-founder] Tedx Bay Area presents "Near...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Ex Pat, on Apr 24, 2013 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 966 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

National commission: 'School inequality threatens U.S. prosperity'

"Not every kid's going to be as lucky as I was," says Mariano-Florentino "Tino" Cuellar, whose work ethic and smarts propelled...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Apr 24, 2013 at 9:33 am | 24 comments | 1568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interesting Division of Sexes and Instrumentation in Jordan Marching Band

I had the distinct pleasure of happening to be in the same neighborhood on the same street where the Jordan Marching Band...

Original post made by Marching Band Lover on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 4 comments | 901 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After two decades, Empire taps out

Empire Grill and Tap Room, a chic and polished fixture of downtown Palo Alto for more than 20 years, is preparing to close...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 31 comments | 1309 Views
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PAUSD Leadership Challenges
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