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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent education event on bullying, harassment and civil rights with OCR Thursday, May 16 at Ohlone

Representatives from the U.S. Dept of Education Office for Civil Rights will be providing a workshop on bullying/harassment...

Original post made by CAC parent on May. 12, 2013
Last comment by Judy Heumann, on May 13, 2013 at 5:11 pm | 7 comments | 1255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

Technology has really changed real estate. Back in the day, agents had phonebook-sized Multiple-Listing-Service (MLS) publications...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Leslie, on May 12, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 816 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is the definition of a park?

Is a park a large green area where we can walk, hike, play sports, picnic, children play? Or is it a tiny green area with...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on May 12, 2013 at 9:17 am | 4 comments | 879 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prowler arrested for battery in Palo Alto

A 36-year-old East Bay man was arrested for battery and resisting arrest after he allegedly grabbed a woman who confronted...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by FM, on May 11, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 902 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mobile-home residents pack school board meeting

About 375 Palo Alto residents -- including more than 100 children in local public schools -- would be displaced by the closure...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on May 11, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 30 comments | 2556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building boom fuels Palo Alto's planning budget

An increase in building around Palo Alto, spurred by large commercial projects, is prompting Palo Alto's Planning and Community...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by long-time resident, on May 11, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 9 comments | 846 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto councilmembers want wider sidewalks

Unpopular developments in Palo Alto come in all shapes and sizes, but they tend to have one irksome quality in common --...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Fred Balin, on May 11, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 29 comments | 5788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Palo Alto school board in parallel universe

The poor school board just can't catch a break. Try as they might to follow the advice of their attorney and send the message...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Current parent, on May 11, 2013 at 9:52 am | 33 comments | 2203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What are the fireworks for?

10pm Friday night and the dog's are going crazy as there are ton of fireworks going off for a few minutes, what's the reason?...

Original post made by David on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2013 at 3:10 am | 4 comments | 958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent Kevin Skelly wins contract extension

Despite recent strains over communication style, Superintendent Kevin Skelly Tuesday won a one-year contract extension through...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Former teacher, on May 10, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 40 comments | 2597 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, SHP boys, girls will battle for WBAL track titles

The Menlo School boys and girls battled their counterparts at Sacred Heart Prep as last year's West Bay Athletic League Track...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Daisy Alvarado-Muņoz, on May 10, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ponders ways to spend Stanford funds

Two years after Palo Alto approved a dramatic expansion of Stanford University Medical Center, city officials find themselves...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by MIke, on May 10, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 38 comments | 2739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to celebrate 'Bike to Work Day' Thursday

Members of Palo Alto's enthusiastic bicycle community are expected to put on their helmets, put away their car keys and come...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by good job, on May 10, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 867 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tesla delivers on first-quarter profit promise

Tesla delivered on its promise for the first quarter of 2013 to be its first profitable one -- earning $11 million in profit...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Not sure about your deal, on May 10, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 9 comments | 847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Palo Alto school board in parallel universe

The poor school board just can't catch a break. Try as they might to follow the advice of their attorney and send the message...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Parallel u, on May 10, 2013 at 3:58 pm | 10 comments | 835 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Children sue father in death of mother in Woodside

Three children of former Woodside resident Parima Parineh have initiated a wrongful death lawsuit against their father, Pooroushasb...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by KarmaBaby, on May 10, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 6 comments | 1641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Mother's Day Brunch - Mothers in their 80 Share Powerful Lessons About Motherhood

No one would describe raising a family as a simple undertaking, and 80-year-old Lourdes Fong and 88-year-old Beverly Bogart,...

Original post made by lew697 on May. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New asphalt on Alma will be torn up?

Is there any truth to the rumor that PG&E will need to tear up part of the newly repaved road along Alma Street? If...

Original post made by Nayeli on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on May 10, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 4 comments | 777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Makes it Difficult for Community to Participate

I've given a lot of thought as to why people who feel so strongly about issues having to do with the school board and district...

Original post made by Eileen 1 on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2013 at 8:31 am | 18 comments | 1134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board to Authorize $140,000 for Law Firm Accused of Misleading the Board and the Public

The Board of Education at its May 7 meeting is scheduled to authorize a $140,000 contract for legal services from the law...

Original post made by Curious on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2013 at 8:21 am | 12 comments | 1462 Views
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