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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment committee proposals garner mixed reactions

A second school board discussion of the Enrollment Management Advisory Committee's preliminary proposals on Tuesday night...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 12, 2015 at 5:06 pm | 17 comments | 4275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford creates Center for Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing

Stanford Medicine's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences has consolidated all of its existing youth mental health...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by Hahaha, on Nov 12, 2015 at 9:11 am | 10 comments | 7026 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rep. Jackie Speier visits Stanford to talk about sexual assault

Four female Stanford University students who said they were sexually assaulted while at the university told an audience of...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 12, 2015 at 12:05 am | 3 comments | 1231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood wins ban on two-story homes

Los Arboles residents take pride in their neighborhood's diversity, but they are fairly united when it comes to the topic...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by LC, on Nov 11, 2015 at 8:02 pm | 27 comments | 9226 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A fight over Halloween costumes at Yale

Yale University administrators circulated a letter https://www.thefire.org/email-from-intercultural-affairs/ advising...

Original post made by Nina on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Nina, on Nov 11, 2015 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD: rename Jordan Middle School in honor of a role model!

Dear PAUSD Board of Education, David Starr Jordan after whom Jordan Middle School is named was a devoted Racist and leading...

Original post made by Lars Johnsson on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by @Craig Laughton, on Nov 11, 2015 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 860 Views

SPORTS

CCS water polo playoffs should have some new matchups

While all the finalists from last year's Central Coast Section water polo playoffs are back, having the same title-game matchups...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by WP Fan, on Nov 11, 2015 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 3372 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council signals a push away from commercial development

Indicating what could be a major shift to limit future development in Palo Alto, some City Council members indicated Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 11, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 26 comments | 4049 Views

SPORTS

Stanford win sets up Pac-12 women's volleyball showdown

==BI Cardinal corner == Merete Lutz, Brittany Howard and Hayley Hodson each recorded 12 kills and No. 7 Stanford topped...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Steve C, on Nov 10, 2015 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 3253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Science and math shine at 2016 Breakthrough Prize awards

It's not often you get to see actor B. J. Novak, tech investor Yuri Milner and former CIA director David Patraeus together....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Nov 10, 2015 at 5:06 pm | 3 comments | 3266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to expand Styrofoam ban

Packing peanuts may soon be shipping out of Palo Alto. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/06/palo-alto-set-to-expand-styrofoam-ban...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Medical Needs?, on Nov 10, 2015 at 12:01 pm | 12 comments | 4059 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Does Goodle Chrome Take Over Your Computer?

Though I loaded Google Chrome on my laptop long ago, I was still using Internet Explorer, with AOL as my Home Page, instead...

Original post made by Midtown Guy on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 10, 2015 at 8:16 am | 5 comments | 665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: First half 2015 property market recap: Palo Alto, key neighboring citie

Time flies. Not long ago, most of property market participants anticipated yet another strong year. Half of 2015 has passed,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Barron Park resident, on Nov 9, 2015 at 9:57 pm | 13 comments | 3775 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Holiday Fund kicks off

Don't let the booming Silicon Valley technology-driven economy lull you into thinking that there isn't a continuing divide,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 9, 2015 at 5:22 pm | 8 comments | 2119 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A scofflaw? Not I; just a good neighbor

I have always admired the way Palo Altans care about their community and engage with the political process when they have...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by BillyBob, on Nov 9, 2015 at 12:52 pm | 46 comments | 5092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district eyes new gender-identity policy

The Palo Alto school board will discuss next week a new policy aimed at ensuring the protection of the rights of transgender...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by outsider, on Nov 9, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 20 comments | 2825 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking program brings instant impact to downtown Palo Alto

It took years for Palo Alto to launch its downtown parking-permit program and just hours for residents to notice the transformation...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by Got permit, got ticketed anyway, on Nov 9, 2015 at 9:05 am | 49 comments | 7276 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist killed was tech executive

Jeffrey Donnelly, the bicyclist who was fatally struck by a car on Page Mill Road Tuesday morning, was the chief operating...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 113 comments | 23066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Living authentically

For years, J. kept a folder of items to remind himself that he existed. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/06/living-authentically...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by PA parent 2008, on Nov 8, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 26 comments | 9074 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A soccer shot at perfection

The nationally No. 3-ranked Stanford women's soccer team will be looking to complete a perfect conference season when it...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2015
Last comment by @Gary, on Nov 8, 2015 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 656 Views
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