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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Breakthrough Junior Challenge Semifinalist

Hi everyone! My name is Alan Huang and I'm currently a senior at Palo Alto High School. My submission to the Breakthrough...

Original post made by Alan Huang on Oct. 31, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New citizens group to craft tax measure for transportation

Palo Alto officials continued their drive toward a local transportation measure on Monday night when they agreed to form...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 31, 2016 at 5:43 pm | 20 comments | 2303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Danielle Martell

Danielle Martell doesn't do candidate forums, kick-off parties, endorsement interviews or election questionnaires. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Adam Jameis, on Oct 31, 2016 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Start-up launches social network for those 50 and up

When Noopur Pandey's mom asked how she could meet new friends while visiting family in Menlo Park, Pandey had a Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Oct 31, 2016 at 10:41 am | 15 comments | 3419 Views

AROUND TOWN

On anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, trees honor his life

It's been five years since Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died on Oct. 5, 2011. This week, Old Palo Alto resident Catherine...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Susan Cole, on Oct 30, 2016 at 11:03 pm | 10 comments | 7616 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Liz Kniss

For more than two decades, Liz Kniss has been the face and voice of Palo Alto outside the city's borders. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Harry Merkin, on Oct 30, 2016 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 864 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stop the Proposed FAA NextGen Flights

https://www.change.org/p/federal-aviation-administration-michael-huerta-socal-metroplex-ea-federal-aviation-administration-lax-airport-environmental-manager-scott-tatro-us-senator...

Original post made by Pares on Oct. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around the Block

<B><B>BIGGER FINES FOR EDGEWOOD? ... </B>Palo Alto's City Council will vote on Monday, Nov. 7, on potentially increasing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by College Terrace Center, on Oct 29, 2016 at 11:05 pm | 3 comments | 208 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Chryst gets his chance as Stanford's starting QB

Palo Alto grad Keller Chryst will get his chance as Stanford's starting quarterback. Cardinal football coach David Shaw announced...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Patrick Burt, on Oct 29, 2016 at 8:51 pm | 3 comments | 1806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Baten Caswell, DiBrienza lead in school board race fundraising

With Election Day less than two weeks away, Palo Alto Board of Education challenger Jennifer DiBrienza and incumbent Melissa...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Time to Heal, on Oct 29, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 1 comment | 2174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves Addison donation

A plan to significantly renovate Addison Elementary School took a step forward Tuesday night with the Palo Alto school board...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by policy update, on Oct 29, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 14 comments | 3684 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidates trade barbs over negative ads

City Council candidate Adrian Fine is pushing back against a series of negative ads that his opponents Arthur Keller and...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by Campaign finance, on Oct 29, 2016 at 10:25 am | 78 comments | 5474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to take action on new elementary math curricula

The Palo Alto school board will discuss the selection of new elementary mathematics curricula on Tuesday morning in advance...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Dennis Ashendorf, on Oct 28, 2016 at 9:21 pm | 7 comments | 3055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Joe Simitian's Endorsements

As a 45 year Palo Alto resident, I've had the pleasure of watching Joe Simitian polish his political skills as he served...

Original post made by John Baum on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by @david, on Oct 28, 2016 at 8:47 pm | 2 comments | 168 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council race heats up in Palo Alto

With just days to go until the filing deadline, the race for the City Council in Palo Alto is suddenly heating up, with four...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by David, on Oct 28, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 57 comments | 7570 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County voters to decide on Measure B half-cent sales tax

Voters will decide next month on a measure that would raise billions of dollars to help address many public transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by VTA Grand Jury, on Oct 28, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 13 comments | 1900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heidi Emberling

Incumbent Heidi Emberling first ran for a seat on the school board four years ago, she said, to shift what she saw as an...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by No Endorsements?, on Oct 28, 2016 at 3:08 pm | 13 comments | 1279 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Company Town: Tech vs Grassroots

The movie is about SF (tech takeover of housing and attempts to do so with Board of Supevisors=CC) but could just as well...

Original post made by Company Town on Oct. 28, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Royalty, Sumo wrestlers and Pokemon?

Five minutes before the day let out at Gunn High School on Oct. 20, there was no sign of life outside on Titan Field, just...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Good, clean FUN!, on Oct 28, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 3 comments | 2122 Views

SPORTS

The brothers Johnson face off in SCVAL water polo title match

Prep report John Anderson made a big impact for the Palo Alto boys water polo team Thursday without scoring a goal in a...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Grammar critic, on Oct 28, 2016 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 1271 Views
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