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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Breaking the mold with Middle College

High school isn't a great fit for everyone, with its 50-minute periods, hours of daily homework and smattering of school...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Former Paly Parent, on May 28, 2015 at 5:53 pm | 10 comments | 1736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Expansion of bike share program approved

A tenfold expansion of the Bay Area Bike Share program was unanimously approved Wednesday morning by the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by 38 year resident, on May 28, 2015 at 4:58 pm | 19 comments | 1839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University lab received live anthrax shipment

Stanford University officials assured the public Thursday, May 28, that a vial potentially carrying live anthrax that was...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Citizen 7, on May 28, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 189 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Searsville proposals muddy San Francisquito Creek flooding questions

After an exhaustive multi-entity review of what to do about the Searsville Dam and the mostly silted-up flood plain behind...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Matt Stoecker, on May 28, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 1522 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian: 'Significant' need for inpatient psych beds for teens

Calling the lack of hospital beds for youth in mental health crises "a real and significant need," Santa Clara County Supervisor...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by I'd like to help save our children, on May 27, 2015 at 11:47 pm | 14 comments | 2529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community notebook: Leadership Palo Alto seeking emerging leaders

Leadership Palo Alto is currently accepting applications for its leadership development program, which starts in September...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Ok , on May 27, 2015 at 11:26 pm | 1 comment | 1304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford Driving School closed; other options?

My oldest child used Stanford Driving School to learn how to drive, along with most of her friends. I went to book lessons...

Original post made by Mom on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by 4th and 40 , on May 27, 2015 at 10:17 pm | 13 comments | 1015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City celebrates revamped California Avenue

The brand new fountain sculpture wasn't the only thing making a splash Thursday on California Avenue, where a crowd of merchants,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by musical, on May 27, 2015 at 9:50 pm | 55 comments | 4643 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pilot was arrested prior to disappearance

A flight instructor who allegedly stole a plane from the Palo Alto Municipal Airport and [http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/15/palo-alto-flight-instructor-vanishes-over-pacific...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 27, 2015 at 9:17 pm | 28 comments | 9782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local TV News Reports on SFO Noise in Palo Alto

See link below: http://wn.ktvu.com/clip/11535404/palo-alto-palo-alto-residents-compaion-about-landing-jet-noise ...

Original post made by Solomon on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by resident3, on May 27, 2015 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 98 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

KTVU NEWS - Palo Alto Residents complain about landing jet noise

KTVU NEWS - Palo Alto Residents complain about landing jet noise http://wn.ktvu.com/clip/11535404/palo-alto-palo-alto-residents-compaion-about-landing-jet-noise ...

Original post made by PA res on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Top of Agenda, on May 27, 2015 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 156 Views

SPORTS

SHP reaches its first CCS baseball title game since 1989

The last time Sacred Heart Prep played in a Central Coast Section baseball championship game, none of the current players...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by musical, on May 27, 2015 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 730 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista closure heads toward final chapter

With the City Council just days away from making a decision on the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, supporters of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 27, 2015 at 10:32 am | 59 comments | 5800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools: Walking the Talk

Our kids learn from what we do, not what we say. In what ways should our schools and district walk the talk? In what ways...

Original post made by PAUSD Parent on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Introspective, on May 27, 2015 at 10:11 am | 2 comments | 148 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

There's simply not much on the market

Would-be home buyers can count on frustration this spring as they confront the reality of today's market: Inventory of homes...

Original post made on May. 24, 2015
Last comment by question, on May 27, 2015 at 10:08 am | 14 comments | 1107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why so few hospital beds for teens?

The absence of adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds in Santa Clara County — described by one Palo Alto child and adolescent...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Thank you, on May 26, 2015 at 8:45 pm | 13 comments | 3654 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Parking problems brew at Philz Coffee

Parking is getting tight in Midtown, and the opening of a new cafe may make matters worse. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/25/shop-talk-parking-...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jean G, on May 26, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 20 comments | 4310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Preventive Medicine for Stroke (or Anything Else)?

Where do you go to get a true preventive and science-based approach for stroke prevention for life? Is there a website so...

Original post made by middle-aged palo altan on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by middle aged palo altan, on May 26, 2015 at 12:26 am | 11 comments | 320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rule on screening older doctors roils Stanford faculty

A policy requiring doctors 75 and older to undergo special screening in order to keep their privileges at Stanford University's...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Permanent Scars, on May 25, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 17 comments | 3200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beyond the 5150

Sarah Gentile was shocked to find, in the midst of a crisis with her teenage son, that there are no hospital beds available...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Snapping Turtle, on May 25, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 37 comments | 8611 Views
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