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SCHOOLS & KIDS

California PTA position on Proposition 38 and 30

from California State PTA: capta.org An important note about PTA’s position on Proposition 38 and Proposition 30. There...

Original post made by parent on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 18, 2013 at 5:38 am | 49 comments | 3078 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Third consecutive Spare the Air alert issued

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for Friday, prohibiting the use of wood-burning...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 17, 2013 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 1014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MLK Weekend Before the New Calendar!

Before we had finals in December, the PAUSD calendar was typically this - 3 day weekend for MLK Birthday during which the...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 17, 2013
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to speak at Stanford

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will deliver a speech about how the U.N. can create opportunities from transitions...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 17, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 1050 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two armed robbery suspects arrested in Menlo Park

Two suspects in the attempted armed robbery of a jewelry store in North Fair Oaks are in custody and two more are being sought...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 14 comments | 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its fifth Winter Spare the Air alert for Thursday, Jan. 17, prohibiting...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by More Midtown Lies from u-know-who, on Jan 17, 2013 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 1241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New day care center to open near Baylands

Seeking to accommodate a ballooning student population, Palo Alto officials swiftly and enthusiastically approved on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by a parent of Mustard Seed, on Jan 16, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 10 comments | 1278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

While chilly temperatures are expected to continue Wednesday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 16, 2013 at 6:13 pm | 7 comments | 1307 Views

SPORTS

SHP water polo standouts make their commits

Sacred Heart Prep seniors Will Runkel and Zach Churukian have taken steps to continue their water polo careers in college...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by sportsguy, on Jan 16, 2013 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 1135 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA real estate agents - selling out PA to the highest bidder

Just want to throw out a question to the community: do you think the ever-growing phenomenon of Palo Alto homes being bought...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Jan 16, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 38 comments | 1626 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Oshman Family JCC chooses interim CEO

A seasoned corporate and nonprofit leader will serve as interim chief executive officer at the Oshman Family Jewish Community...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by E. Seaman, on Jan 16, 2013 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eco-friendly furnishings

Most have heard of the 100-mile Thanksgiving, shopping at a farmers market or other "buy local" trends. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by kind of boring, on Jan 16, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1194 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Bridging the flood control debate

It has taken more than a decade, but finally work is set to begin that ultimately will protect Palo Alto, Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 27 comments | 1887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens enthusiastic about new school calendar

High school students soundly endorsed recent reforms to the Palo Alto's academic calendar in informal interviews conducted...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jan 16, 2013 at 10:18 am | 67 comments | 2456 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sid Espinosa will not seek second term on City Council

After four years on the Palo Alto City Council, Sid Espinosa is preparing for the next chapter in his life. Espinosa, who...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by gbell, on Jan 16, 2013 at 8:59 am | 19 comments | 2715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes fresh look at downtown growth

With commercial developments blooming and parking spots in short supply, Palo Alto officials will start laying the groundwork...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Renovate, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:44 am | 18 comments | 2368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher bonus, boundary change on board agenda

A bonus for teachers and a boundary change between Addison and Walter Hays elementary schools are among topics on the agenda...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:24 am | 3 comments | 1305 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In praise of tomorrow

<B>"The Art of Procrastination: A Guide to Effective Dawdling, Lollygagging and Postponing," by John Perry, Workman Publishing...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 16, 2013 at 6:25 am | 4 comments | 20918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: It is the whole person who matters in Newtown

</B>I grew up in Newtown, Conn. It was so painful to watch the aftermath of the tragedy there last month. Yet seeing the...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Newtowner, on Jan 15, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 13 comments | 3222 Views

AROUND TOWN

The travesty of Caffe Verona

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Original post made by Danny on Aug. 8, 2006
Last comment by Patrick, on Jan 15, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 23 comments | 9799 Views
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Services, Dining and Shopping Downtown in Palo Alto
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Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
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The Last Grape
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