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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford graduate wins Pulitzer for photography

Josh Haner, a staff photographer for The New York Times who graduated from Stanford University, has won the 2014 Pulitzer...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by moi, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 4735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine purported gang members could face death penalty

Alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs who were indicted for murder with special circumstances in March could face...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 6 comments | 5467 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At shuttered swim center, community seeks answers, action

Clients of the Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool in south Palo Alto expressed their sense of loss -- and anxiety -- Thursday...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Katharine Untch, on Apr 15, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 27 comments | 25973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds investigating Paly response to sexual harassment

The federal Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is currently investigating whether Palo Alto High School...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 15, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments | 3440 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

District attorney indicts 16 alleged gang members

Sixteen alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs have been arrested for a violent war involving multiple killings, attempted...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 15, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 8215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mobile app aims to bring more commerce to Palo Alto

A fledgling Palo Alto startup is trying to tackle a difficult 21st-century challenge: bridge the ever-widening gap between...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by anne, on Apr 15, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 11 comments | 6137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trying to gauge nanny compensation market--fair or highway robbery?

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Original post made by Nanny Searcher on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by pampclub person, on Apr 15, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 71 comments | 7123 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Faced with 'uncertainties,' Palo Alto considers raising water rates

Palo Alto's plan to give the city's water customers a rare reprieve from rising rates has been jeopardized by an unexpected...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Apr 15, 2014 at 9:35 am | 22 comments | 6672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary ? Midtown

Cop cars around LV and Stockton/Greer .. the officer said that there was a burglary and the suspect was in the neighborhood...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Thanks, on Apr 14, 2014 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman sentenced for boyfriend's fatal stabbing

An East Palo Alto woman who fatally stabbed her boyfriend and the father of her child was sentenced to four years in state...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by Gethin, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two men arrested in connection with Palo Alto, Menlo Park burglaries

Two Redwood City men were arrested Friday, April 11, after allegedly committing multiple burglaries on the Peninsula, police...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Gethin, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 2198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrator Kathleen Meagher to leave for Virginia

A top Palo Alto school administrator and former Duveneck Elementary School principal has announced she is leaving to take...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Mom, on Apr 14, 2014 at 11:55 am | 7 comments | 3502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are testing days counted as school days?

My kid, a sophomore at Paly, has a test today at school, 8.15 - 10.15 and then is finished for the day. It seems the juniors...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Palo Alto's highest-anywhere jobs/housing imbalance causing real problems

A recent series in the San Jose Business Journal cites a 3.13-to-1 jobs-to-housing ratio for Palo Alto, which it calls "the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Apr 14, 2014 at 4:05 am | 30 comments | 1418 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

District attorney seeks clues in cold case

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office is asking the public for clues to the murder of a teen girl whose nude...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by McGruff753, on Apr 13, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 939 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested after alleged DUI collision

A Menlo Park woman was arrested on drug charges and for driving under the influence after she crashed into a minivan on Embarcadero...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Apr 13, 2014 at 7:26 pm | 4 comments | 1785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested for armed robbery of pedestrian

Palo Alto police arrested 22-year-old Irvin Alejandro Valadez Castaneda of East Palo Alto on Sunday evening, April 6, for...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 13, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 22 comments | 3648 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Creek authority may challenge permit rejection for flood-control project

After suffering a stinging bureaucratic blow in the permitting process last month, the agency charged with improving flood...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 13, 2014 at 3:31 pm | 16 comments | 3980 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Hard school lessons

The revelation that former Palo Alto High School Principal Phil Winston engaged in "unprofessional conduct and unsatisfactory...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Perspectives, on Apr 13, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 4830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents giving teachers gifts before they give kids grades

My daughter told me that some of the parents now go to the teachers after the kids have taken tests and give them presents....

Original post made by Theresa on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by creepy, on Apr 13, 2014 at 10:19 am | 24 comments | 1765 Views
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