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PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail debate returns to Peninsula

After gaining some momentum in the Central Valley, California's beleaguered high-speed rail project is now hoping for a fresh...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 16, 2015 at 9:55 pm | 80 comments | 6150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Larry Ellison buys Epiphany Hotel in Palo Alto

Larry Ellison, one of Silicon Valley's wealthiest and most extravagant high-tech titans, has added to his collection of riches...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 16, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 27 comments | 10124 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council not sold on new El Camino development

Faced with traffic problems, parking shortages, and public angst over new developments, Palo Alto officials swiftly swatted...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rose, on Sep 16, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 8 comments | 3475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do we define success for high school students?

The recent discussions surrounding the educational pressures in Palo Alto beg an important question: What does a successful...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Tim Biglow, on Sep 16, 2015 at 1:30 pm | 23 comments | 6264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tutorial at Paly - Is it such a big deal for students to attend?

I have just received another email from Paly telling me to let my student know that attendance to Tutorial is mandatory....

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by A Parent, Sr., on Sep 16, 2015 at 11:04 am | 15 comments | 1077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New permit system pushes out problems further

I took a brief bike ride around my neighborhood this morning to see the impact of the new Downtown Parking rules. As expected,...

Original post made by Eileen Skrabutenas on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 15, 2015 at 11:24 pm | 15 comments | 820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school homework

I recall reading on Palo Alto Online, something about PAUSD getting the high school homework under control, establishing...

Original post made by Homework? on Sep. 13, 2015
Last comment by Another dad, on Sep 15, 2015 at 9:35 pm | 9 comments | 695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly junior class upset that Spirit Week theme of "Gold Chains/thug life' is banned

There might need to be some more time spent on educating our youth on cultural and social issues. One of the top themes...

Original post made by Steve H. on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 15, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 12 comments | 1106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Navigating teen stress, helicopter parents and social media

A panel discussion called "Navigating the Tides of Adolescence," will be held at Sacred Heart Prep on Monday, Sept. 14, 7-9...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2015
Last comment by Former Paly Suicidal, on Sep 15, 2015 at 9:21 am | 13 comments | 874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheating concerns emerge from Save the 2008 campaign

Grassroots school-reform campaign Save the 2,008 served as a platform at Tuesday night's school board meeting to address...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by In the Recent Past, on Sep 15, 2015 at 8:18 am | 73 comments | 5067 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library of Things

Sacramento Library has a "Library of Things," including musical instruments, cameras, sewing machines, 3D scanner, etc. ...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tour bus with Palo Alto singing group caught on fire on Highway 17

A tour bus carrying dozens of students who were part of a Palo Alto singing group caught fire Friday evening on state Highway...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Sep 15, 2015 at 7:27 am | 8 comments | 3029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dauber seeks conflict-of-interest ruling from FPPC

Seeking to put to rest years of questions about his relationship with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Reason, on Sep 14, 2015 at 7:02 pm | 73 comments | 6126 Views

AROUND TOWN

Competition casts large shadow over fiber-to-the-home

For more than 15 years, Palo Alto has been chasing a dream of bringing ultra high-speed Internet to every local household,...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 14, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 86 comments | 5795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

More than 80 Palo Alto high school seniors were named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists on Thursday. They are in the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2015
Last comment by Congrats, on Sep 14, 2015 at 4:37 pm | 7 comments | 6254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Calling out cheating

Parents and students didn't agree on much at Tuesday's school board meeting on what further reforms would improve the learning...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by MH, on Sep 14, 2015 at 2:29 pm | 38 comments | 4128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A theater also rises

Passersby might have noticed the massive 26,000-square-foot building whose skeleton has emerged over the last several weeks...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 14, 2015 at 11:31 am | 33 comments | 5561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford offers one-of-a-kind class on sexual assault

In 1979, a group of Stanford University students founded the Rape Education Project, working to promote awareness around...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Red, on Sep 13, 2015 at 9:25 pm | 19 comments | 4198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden design — how to make a plan

When building a landscape, there's a certain formula landscape designer Patricia Evans of Los Altos usually sticks to. It...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 759 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park to remove right-turn barriers on Ravenswood Avenue by next week

The results of a trial of roadway changes intended to make the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing in Menlo Park safer have...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Sep 13, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 10 comments | 3190 Views
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