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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools report bump in test scores

Better test scores among disadvantaged and underrepresented minority students contributed to a bump in the "Academic Performance...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Experienced, on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 15 comments | 2374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New two-story classroom buildings, gym, library on tap for Palo Alto students

When Palo Alto students go back to school Aug. 15, they'll occupy three brand-new, two-story classroom buildings, a new gym,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Zakir, on Aug 6, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 20 comments | 2438 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: As City Council returns, sticky issues await

Palo Alto City Council members will return from their month-long break Monday night, with a volatile set of issues lined...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by @sad stance for the Weekly, on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:54 am | 28 comments | 1187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family files claim against school district

The family of a Palo Alto special education student who was previously the focus of an Office for Civil Rights investigation...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on Aug 6, 2013 at 9:06 am | 83 comments | 4002 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizen lawsuit aims to stop Maybell project

A coalition of Palo Alto residents have filed a lawsuit against the city, seeking to overturn the City Council's June approval...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 5, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 61 comments | 3005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City eyes new trails between Baylands, foothills

Palo Alto is flanked by pristine landscapes, from the sprawling Baylands in the east to the rolling foothills in the west,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by missing the point, on Aug 5, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 24 comments | 1689 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorist kidnapped at Palo Alto gas station

A motorist pumping gas at the Shell gas station on Embarcadero Road was kidnapped and forced to drive an allegedly drunk...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Edgewood Resident, on Aug 5, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 12 comments | 4228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto considers suspending PaloAltoGreen

Palo Alto is eyeing scaling back or suspending one of its most popular and successful renewable-energy programs, PaloAltoGreen,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 5, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 19 comments | 1995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell decision heads to referendum

The signatures have been counted and Palo Alto voters will have a chance to reverse a recent decision by the City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 5, 2013 at 9:16 am | 10 comments | 925 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawsuit settled, plane-crash victim looks to rebuild

The owner of an East Palo Alto day care center who lost her home and livelihood after a plane slammed into her house in February...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 5, 2013 at 7:34 am | 57 comments | 2586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Citizen analysis shows parking woes deepening

In three years, the parking shortage in downtown Palo Alto will be nearly three times as bad as it is today as the problem...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 5, 2013 at 7:04 am | 62 comments | 5956 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents Nursery School Open House 8/10

Parents Nursery School Open House Saturday, August 10th, 10 am - 12 pm 2328 Louis Rd., Palo Alto Looking for that special...

Original post made by Parents Nursery School on Aug. 4, 2013
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County's ambulance woes unlikely to hurt Palo Alto

As Santa Clara County looks for ways to cope with the massive losses suffered by its private ambulance provider, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Retired Staffer, on Aug 4, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 20 comments | 1657 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Buddhist temple to host Obon Festival

Eimi Okano and Jeanette Arakawa and hundreds of other volunteers are busily working at the Palo Alto Buddhist Temple on Louis...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 4, 2013 at 2:59 am | 5 comments | 1859 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is Obstructionism an American value?

Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell has told America he will do anything to obstruct progress, no matter what the issue...

Original post made by Kentucky Mitch on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Aug 3, 2013 at 11:02 pm | 4 comments | 678 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holocaust survivors share stories for Yom HaShoah event

Luba Keller vividly remembers tracing the number 143683 in the snow with her toe outside a Nazi concentration camp. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Mary Ruth, on Aug 3, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 9 comments | 4085 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes aim at narrow sidewalks

There are few places in Palo Alto where dreams and reality clash as starkly as on El Camino Real. Envisioned as a "Grand...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 3, 2013 at 6:11 pm | 53 comments | 21881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Overnight-parking ban eyed for part of Crescent Park

Crescent Park residents whose blocks are inundated at night by cars from neighboring East Palo Alto may soon have a solution...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 2, 2013 at 11:36 pm | 51 comments | 5145 Views

SPORTS

Two Stanford boys' teams settle for silver

==B Junior Olympic water polo== The Stanford Boys' Water Polo Club took nine teams to the National Junior Olympics, which...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wopo fan, on Aug 2, 2013 at 7:03 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic, parking top residents' concerns with Jay Paul project

When community members came to the city to discuss how to shape the environmental report for a proposed commercial development...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Monserrat F, on Aug 2, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 9892 Views
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