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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista hearing opens in Palo Alto

A three-day public hearing on the fate of Palo Alto's only mobile-home park, Buena Vista, began Monday night. A room full...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on May 14, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 28 comments | 1176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto committee to review new bullying policy

Bullying and discipline policies in Palo Alto schools will top the agenda Tuesday, May 13, when the two members of the school...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on May 14, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 5 comments | 2350 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys will play for a sixth straight CCS tennis title

Hot weather couldn't stop the Menlo School boys tennis team on Wednesday, nor could Bellarmine Prep in the Central Coast...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous MA player , on May 14, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 1635 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto wins 'grassroots' redevelopment award

In the last undeveloped area of East Palo Alto, most see empty fields, vacant lots and long underutilized, decrepit industrial...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bobby D, on May 14, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 2152 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto company tackles toxic plumes

Palo Alto resident Bob Wenzlau may be best known locally as the pioneer of the city's curbside recycling program and a leading...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on May 14, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 24 comments | 10478 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hearing on Buena Vista closure plan begins May 12

The fate of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park will get a public airing next week in a hearing to determine if the terms for compensating...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on May 14, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 39 comments | 4784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With revenues up, city looks to beef up workforce

Riding the wave of a booming economy, City Manager James Keene on Tuesday unveiled a proposed budget for the coming year...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Build a public safety building, on May 14, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 53 comments | 5794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is graduation the day before final exams?

Does it make any sense that baccalaureate is the Sunday of final exam week and the graduation ceremony is Wednesday, while...

Original post made by Virgin on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by why do we even have a baccalaureate ceremony?, on May 14, 2014 at 12:55 pm | 16 comments | 1042 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what is the point of Spare The Air Days?

We are supposedly having 3 Spare The Air Days in a row this week. My question is what is the point of this program if the...

Original post made by parent on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Rhett, on May 14, 2014 at 9:46 am | 6 comments | 609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What can be done about teachers being too rigorous?

I feel so bad for the students who will fall prey to this sadistic teacher next year. Does complaining to the school help?...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Stanford parent, on May 14, 2014 at 9:28 am | 38 comments | 2735 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Who has been the worst mayor at managing city council meeting in Palo Alto?

Anyone watch the city council meeting tonight? Seems like they're completely out of control - with unrealistic time estimates...

Original post made by OMG on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Pontification, on May 13, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 465 Views

SPORTS

Soccer World Cup Team training at Stanford

The US Men's National team will be training at Stanford to prepare for the World Cup. Does anyone know a schedule of if/how...

Original post made by Alan S on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Soccer Mom, on May 13, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 882 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Afternoon shooting in East Palo Alto injures one

A shooting in the 2200 block of Ralmar Avenue in East Palo Alto Thursday afternoon left one person injured and the shooter...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Dark NIght, on May 13, 2014 at 6:05 am | 2 comments | 3908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals named for Addison, Fairmeadow and Ohlone

Veteran educators Amanda Boyce, Grant Althouse and Louise "Nicki" Smith were named Monday to take the helms at Addison, Fairmeadow...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on May 13, 2014 at 12:49 am | 34 comments | 4966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite sharing best record with Paly, Gunn girls win title

Prep lacrosse The Gunn and Palo Alto girls split their regular-season lacrosse matches in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Editors, Please fix, on May 12, 2014 at 9:51 pm | 3 comments | 1226 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls new fees for emergency medical services

Palo Alto may soon create fees for emergency services that involve medical treatment but do not include a trip to the emergency...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Senior citizen, on May 12, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 24 comments | 5293 Views

SPORTS

Stanford tops Pac-12 with six players picked in NFL Draft

Stanford had a record-tying six former players selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, tying the mark previously set in 1972, 1975,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 12, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 1650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Counseling, scaled-back summer school on board agenda

Updates on this year's summer school as well as on counseling programs in Palo Alto's middle schools and high schools will...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on May 12, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 45 comments | 2993 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man sentenced to year in jail for Portola Valley attack

A 22-year-old Palo Alto man was sentenced to one year in jail on May 9 after having pleaded no contest to charges of auto...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Geography Whiz, on May 12, 2014 at 9:44 am | 7 comments | 2520 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto eyes expanded electric-vehicle requirements

Palo Alto's enthusiastic efforts to promote electric vehicles could receive another jolt Tuesday night, when a City Council...

Original post made on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Midtown, on May 11, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 6 comments | 3623 Views
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