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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto urges greater Caltrain role in proposed tax measure

Santa Clara County voters may be asked in November to support a sales-tax increase that would fund more than $3 billion in...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 2, 2014 at 5:42 am | 56 comments | 4223 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's your definition of "Village"?

When I think of village, I think remote out of the way place with old houses with roses or ivy growing up the wall and thatched...

Original post made by Wondering on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jun 1, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 10 comments | 7628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With superintendent selected, school board prepares contract

The Palo Alto Board of Education this week met to work out the contract terms for Illinois education veteran Glenn "Max"...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Some Pig, on May 31, 2014 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 2229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mid-Peninsula High School Class of 2014

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/05/29/mid-peninsula-high-school-class-of-2014 posted Thursday,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jamie , on May 31, 2014 at 2:54 am | 1 comment | 655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Money down the drain

Bills come in the mail nearly everyday, though occasionally, one contains a surprise: a charge for water you did not think...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 243 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto hiker dies after fall

A Palo Alto woman has died after she fell from a ledge during a hike in Arizona, friends of the woman have confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cubberley Classmate, on May 30, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 35 comments | 14732 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors protest replacement of Eichler home

A Palo Alto property owner's plan to take down an Eichler home and replace it with a larger two-story residence has touched...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on May 30, 2014 at 11:04 am | 77 comments | 12412 Views

AROUND TOWN

ValleyCare to merge with Stanford Hospital & Clinics

ValleyCare Health System today announced it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to affiliate with Stanford Hospital...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Not again, on May 30, 2014 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 2348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open Space District launches massive 'vision plan'

A vision plan to determine how the public wants open space to be used was launched by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by NO ON MROSD TAX HIKE, on May 30, 2014 at 8:51 am | 7 comments | 1258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn grads celebrate individuality, kindness over competition

Amid the cheers, air horns and applause, the take-away message for Gunn High School class of 2014 graduates was: strive to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by musical, on May 30, 2014 at 12:05 am | 11 comments | 4219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Rated #8 Best City for Children to Live

A national website ranks quality of life amenities of America's small and mid-sized cities. With its quality schools, numerous...

Original post made by Resident on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 29, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 11 comments | 637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton urges Surf Air to fly at higher altitudes

Taking a new approach in efforts to reduce airplane noise over Atherton, the town is sending a letter to the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on May 29, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 57 comments | 3048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reaping the benefits of gardening

Growing up as an "army brat," Pam Scott recalled moving around the country in her youth. While her state of residence continuously...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 29, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 10 comments | 768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who knew? PAUSD coverup of sex offender

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Original post made by Concerned parent on Nov. 7, 2006
Last comment by Warning, on May 29, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 16 comments | 6538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New push for music program in East Palo Alto schools

A desire to give kids a "sense of belonging" in high school is fueling a new push to restore music education in public schools...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by JM, on May 29, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 8 comments | 24502 Views

SPORTS

NCAA berth allows Diekroeger streak at Stanford to survive

When senior Danny Diekroeger sprints to first base to take his position Friday morning against Indiana State in an NCAA regional...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 29, 2014 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1002 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Re-elect Sheriff Smith

California's system of electing county sheriffs, especially in metropolitan areas, does not generally serve the public well....

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Justice4Joshua, on May 29, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 15 comments | 3208 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California Chrome

Great racehorse story, I hope he wins the Triple Crown. Not Secretariat, by a longshot, but Penny Chenery (Secretariat's...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 29, 2014 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eleanor Pardee tot lot re-opens with ribbon-cutting ceremony

Toddlers from Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood and preschoolers from St. Elizabeth Seton School gathered at Eleanor...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Potty Time, on May 29, 2014 at 10:54 am | 13 comments | 2005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council finds another way to reduce quallity of life

I am just a resident, I don't have time to investigate and argue this proposed ordinance..however it seems to be another...

Original post made by resident on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 29, 2014 at 12:28 am | 3 comments | 360 Views
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