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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teacher salaries compared statewide

The average public school teacher in Palo Alto earns somewhere in the middle -- not the highest, not the lowest -- compared...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Feb 3, 2016 at 10:50 pm | 29 comments | 14568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andronico's offers to move into Edgewood

Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center could soon have a new grocer in the form of Andronico's Community Markets, according to center...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by a lot of baloney from Sand Hill, on Feb 3, 2016 at 10:16 pm | 75 comments | 7190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Parents start local mental-health support group

A group of parents who saw a need for a locally based, ongoing group to support other parents concerned about the mental...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 3, 2016 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 1532 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man found guilty in 2013 shooting of YMCA coach

An East Palo Alto man was found guilty Monday of shooting and injuring a YMCA wellness coach as he was walking home from...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by juror , on Feb 3, 2016 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ACLU lawsuit affects school field trips

A pending lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union is having far-reaching effects on school field trips around California,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by LauraM, on Feb 3, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 70 comments | 6375 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto breaks ground on new tech development

With golden shovels dug into the earth, members of the East Palo Alto City Council and developer John A. Sobrato broke ground...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by I hire in tech, on Feb 3, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 18 comments | 4813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Blood Center in need of donations to avoid shortage

With an estimated two to three million people expected to visit the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50, the Stanford Blood Center...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by big numbers, on Feb 3, 2016 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 1477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wired article: Palo Alto child kicked out of school because of DNA

http://www.wired.com/2016/02/schools-kicked-boy-based-dna/ Has anyone else read this article? I suppose that I must have...

Original post made by Nayeli P. on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by Supes not the problem, on Feb 3, 2016 at 12:57 pm | 14 comments | 594 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Woman groped in downtown Palo Alto

Police are looking for a man who allegedly groped a woman in downtown Palo Alto Tuesday evening, according to a police department...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by CoachFromAnotherTown, on Feb 3, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 3022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: District not informed by principal about sex-abuse investigation

Superintendent Max McGee said he first learned of serious child-abuse allegations made against an Ohlone Elementary School...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by LelandManorMom, on Feb 3, 2016 at 11:07 am | 46 comments | 7724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers facing 'very serious housing crisis'

A group of five longtime Palo Alto Unified elementary and high school teachers spoke poignantly to the school board during...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Community, on Feb 3, 2016 at 8:55 am | 97 comments | 8695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power surge raises questions about SmartMeters

When 80 PG&E SmartMeters caught on fire and burned out after a power surge in East Palo Alto on Aug. 25, the incident raised...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2011
Last comment by What Color Are Their Helicopters?, on Feb 2, 2016 at 11:30 pm | 25 comments | 24041 Views

RESTAURANTS

Adios Compadres

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Original post made on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by BE A WARE, on Feb 2, 2016 at 3:45 pm | 72 comments | 11509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission looks at more 'granny' units

In both size and quantity, "second-dwelling units" are a small solution to one of Palo Alto's colossal problems. Known also...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Feb 2, 2016 at 3:33 pm | 77 comments | 7593 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new fountain in place, California Avenue project nears finish line

With just weeks to go until the finish line, the reconstruction of California Avenue hit another milestone Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 2, 2016 at 3:30 pm | 61 comments | 5719 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly journalism teacher pens book on innovative education

When Palo Alto High School journalism teacher Esther Wojcicki told one of her classes what her new book, "Moonshots in Education:...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by outsider, on Feb 2, 2016 at 2:10 pm | 8 comments | 9013 Views

SPORTS

Traveling to Super Bowl 50? Bring a clear plastic bag

Anyone traveling to Levi's Stadium to watch Super Bowl 50 on Valley Transportation Authority's light-rail trains had better...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by mutti allen, on Feb 2, 2016 at 1:55 pm | 3 comments | 2644 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Expanded parking program meets resistance in Crescent Park

A proposal to expand downtown Palo Alto's permit-parking zone is proving to be a tough sell in Crescent Park, with neighborhood...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by PICP, on Feb 2, 2016 at 1:14 pm | 12 comments | 2425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to expand parks

From the tranquil expanse of Foothills Park to the energized hive of Johnson Park, Palo Alto has no shortage of green spaces...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Downtown, on Feb 2, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 27 comments | 3785 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New police chief brings new attitude

When East Palo Alto's new police Chief Albert Pardini took over in November, he inherited a department that was struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Goldstein , on Feb 2, 2016 at 10:50 am | 11 comments | 9108 Views
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