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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposed bill takes on cellphone-tracking

State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo County, has introduced a bill that would require local governments to take public comment...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 2, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 807 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preparing for the unthinkable: School district maintenance foreman develops emergency-response system

In the event that a shooting were to take place at one of Palo Alto Unified School District's 17 campuses, teachers would...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Saving lives, on Mar 2, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 14 comments | 5950 Views

AROUND TOWN

PAHC Chief Decides to live in PAHC Property.

This morning the Daily Post headlined an article about Candice Gonzalez, Executive Director of Palo Alto Housing Corporation...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Mar 2, 2015 at 4:01 pm | 65 comments | 1226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unprofessional/unsafe PAUSD residency checks

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Original post made by parent on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Latina in Palo Alto, on Mar 2, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 110 comments | 11474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sad Scuba accident

Very very sad to hear of death by scuba diving accident of the young woman from Castellija Katherine Shepherson Hass Feb...

Original post made by solon on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 2, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

please think before you vote

up on the ballot is yet another PA schools parcel tax I ask you not to vote blindly for "such great schools" but to question: *...

Original post made by Joe BP on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by SpEd family, on Mar 2, 2015 at 11:55 am | 9 comments | 475 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls among six local soccer teams heading to semis

CCS soccer It has been 33 years since the Palo Alto girls have shared a Central Coast Section title in soccer. It has been...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by paly parent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 1534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panelists tell community: Listen more, listen deeply

A mother, a sister and a friend who have lost loved ones to suicide, along with a psychiatrist, a pediatrician, the Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by a parent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 2:27 am | 31 comments | 5192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Parents: Let's REALLY Talk

PAUSD Parents: What do you REALLY think? Wednesday, the district held a "Let's Talk" event where apparently they continued...

Original post made by a pausd parent on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Pausd parent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 1:57 am | 15 comments | 794 Views

SPORTS

Gunn advances, but Palo Alto does not in boys' CCS playoffs

On a night when the Gunn boys pulled out a big victory following a thrilling rally, Palo Alto could not do the same and exited...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 1, 2015 at 9:20 pm | 9 comments | 354 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City leaders propose neighborhood-liaison program

Seeking to better understand what Palo Alto's neighborhoods need, four members of the City Council hope to appoint a staff...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Counterclockwise, on Mar 1, 2015 at 7:59 pm | 6 comments | 1700 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: When neighbors object

The Palo Alto City Council made the right call Monday night in upholding the staff approval of a single-family home proposed...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Counterclockwise, on Mar 1, 2015 at 7:51 pm | 19 comments | 3400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Stephanie Martinson, Racing Hearts founder and speech pathologist

Armed with a matter-of-fact cheerfulness and her fellow Palo Altans' willingness to help, Stephanie Martinson, a part-time...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2015
Last comment by Marc, on Mar 1, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 1300 Views

BOOKS

MLK day student-protesters appear in court

The first group of Stanford University student-protesters arrested during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day action that shut down...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 1, 2015 at 8:07 am | 38 comments | 2631 Views

AROUND TOWN

Samsung opens new chapter for old Borders building

Palo Alto's iconic Varsity Theatre building on University Avenue, most recently a home to Borders Books, will soon be transformed...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Mar 1, 2015 at 12:09 am | 70 comments | 5901 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Off Deadline — Stanford's John Hennessy takes a peek at Stanford's, and the world's, future

In a rare conversational interview Stanford University President John Hennessy disclosed some "modest" expansion plans and...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Colly, on Feb 28, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 1 comment | 2577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek man who exposed himself to a girl

A man driving a newer black hatchback exposed himself to an 11-year-old girl as she walked her dog last Sunday, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Feb 28, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 2488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Interpretation of exemptions trips up school parcel tax

In response to a reversal by Santa Clara County Counsel on its interpretation of a legal statute regarding parcel-tax exemptions...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 28, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 31 comments | 3386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Town Hall: Is Stanford's counseling service failing students?

The vast majority of Stanford University students at a moderated town-hall discussion in the Old Union Clubhouse Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Feb 28, 2015 at 9:00 am | 7 comments | 2248 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man in wheelchair robbed at Palo Alto Caltrain station

A man in a wheelchair was accosted by two men who robbed him at the University Avenue Caltrain station on Feb. 21, just after...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Feb 28, 2015 at 3:27 am | 5 comments | 2854 Views
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