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SCHOOLS & KIDS

In unanimous resolution, Palo Alto school district challenges federal agency

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday unanimously resolved to seek redress against a federal civil rights agency that is investigating...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Jun 6, 2014 at 10:33 am | 81 comments | 5627 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hack a Sim Palo Alto!

Calling all civic-minded hackers! We need a Sim Palo Alto! Want to know what happens if you add a certain number of...

Original post made by Greenacres on Jun. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 142 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mi Pueblo officially emerges from bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo Foods, the San Jose-based grocery chain that runs the only full-sized grocery store in East Palo Alto, announced...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 5, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 925 Views

BOOKS

Emergency preparedness: Are you ready?

Most emergencies are completely unpredictable. Local authorities are required by law to prepare an emergency plan so that...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Jun 5, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 1102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police missed stroke signs after man hits cars

When William Brian Bedwell left his Palo Alto apartment on the morning of April 14, he kissed his wife and headed off to...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by CHARLES, on Jun 5, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 27 comments | 5805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Know Knew Books could be in its final chapter

The sign spells out Know Knew Books' bleak economic state in big red letters, amid the window display of books, action figurines...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 5, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 28 comments | 2483 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Bonanni is following in some impressive footsteps

Sophomore Bret Bonanni, one of four current Stanford water polo players on the roster of the U.S. Men's Senior National Team,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by member, on Jun 5, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to widen El Camino sidewalks falters

Faced with an uprising from property owners, conflicting recommendations from its advisory boards and deep ambivalence within...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Please don't throw out the baby with the bath water, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 27 comments | 3283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palestinian boy walks for first time after treatment at Lucile Packard

Six-year-old Hadi Abukhadra is able to walk for the first time in his life, thanks to surgery and rehabilitation at Lucile...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 7 comments | 3228 Views

SPORTS

Rittman resigns as Stanford's head softball coach

John Rittman has resigned his position as the head softball coach at Stanford University, athletic director Bernard Muir...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Fox, on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:28 am | 7 comments | 2838 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tenants sue East Palo Alto's biggest landlord

Two renters and a family member are suing Equity Residential for maintaining dangerous conditions that resulted in severe...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:10 am | 17 comments | 5105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open space bond measure favored, close to approval

Measure AA -- a $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District -- was favored by voters Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 4, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 4 comments | 1750 Views

AROUND TOWN

Claude Ezran enters Palo Alto's council race

Claude Ezran, a veteran of the Human Relations Commission and the founder of Palo Alto's World Music Day, announced Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 4, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 34 comments | 14343 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit finds flaws in Palo Alto's refuse bills

Dozens of Palo Alto's refuse customers have received inaccurate bills for trash pick-up services because of discrepancies...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 4, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 11 comments | 2746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former SLAC director Persis Drell to head Stanford School of Engineering

Persis Drell, former director of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will be Stanford University's first female dean...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 4, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Stop, Look, and Listen."

Another high school student's life was tragically cut short last week on the train tracks near our home, making this the...

Original post made by Christina Owen on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Been There, on Jun 4, 2014 at 10:32 am | 3 comments | 2044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Professor Named S.F. Pride’s 2014 Lifetime Achievement Grand Marshal

Sofia University Women’s Spirituality Professor Judy Grahn, will be honored at the upcoming San Francisco Pride Celebration...

Original post made by Sofia University on Jun. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 191 Views

SPORTS

Stanford baseball earns berth in NCAA Super Regional

Tommy Edman hit his third home run of the season, a two-run shot, with one out in the bottom of the ninth to give Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 4, 2014 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board releases superintendent contract

The Palo Alto school board released a contract for incoming superintendent Glenn "Max" McGee Friday afternoon, with his first...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by calling the kettle black, on Jun 4, 2014 at 8:54 am | 55 comments | 4394 Views

AROUND TOWN

June 3 election results

==I Links to local election results.== Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/06/03/election-results...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by aa, on Jun 4, 2014 at 12:15 am | 1 comment | 1884 Views
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