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AROUND TOWN

Board rejects Zuckerberg's plans for homes

Mark Zuckerberg's plan to demolish and replace his four homes in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood took an unexpected...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Oh Brother, on Sep 18, 2016 at 9:26 am | 63 comments | 19830 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hiker rescued after fall down trail at Foothills Park in Palo Alto

An 85-year-old hiker was rescued after she slipped off a trail and went about 50 feet down to an embankment at Foothills...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Sep 17, 2016 at 11:11 pm | 14 comments | 6570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With Ford's help, city looks to accelerate bike sharing

Palo Alto's small and underused bike-share system would undergo a ten-fold expansion and a technological makeover under a...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Scott McMahon, on Sep 17, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 13 comments | 3604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gunn grad leads Crisis Text Line's Bay Area efforts

Palo Alto native and Gunn High School graduate Libby Craig is leading Crisis Text Line's efforts to grow the 24-7 support...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jon, on Sep 17, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 4 comments | 7390 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

El Camino housing project earns cautious support

For Palo Alto's housing advocates, the apartment complex proposed for the busy corner of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by hewmin, on Sep 17, 2016 at 11:12 am | 67 comments | 8678 Views

SPORTS

Bears make a stand in 35-28 football victory over Los Gatos

Menlo-Atherton made enough mistakes to turn a full head of a young coaches' hair gray in seconds. The Bears also did a lot...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2016
Last comment by Regina Riviello, on Sep 17, 2016 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 934 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Moderators: spammers are posting new posts

The spammers are creating new posts on TS because we readers cannot flag the topic posts themselves. The latest appears...

Original post made by TS reader on Sep. 17, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 17, 2016 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary enrollment dips; work to reduce class sizes continues

As the Palo Alto community continues to debate class size and school capacity, enrollment is sharply down at the school district’s...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 17, 2016 at 9:00 am | 17 comments | 3493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands of dollars in donations stolen from Palo Alto church collection baskets

Thousands of dollars were stolen from collection baskets at a Palo Alto church after a service Sunday afternoon, police said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 16, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 3 comments | 1072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are there still parrots (conures) around Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Looking for Parrots on Feb. 17, 2007
Last comment by Ross Smith , on Sep 16, 2016 at 5:58 pm | 21 comments | 7329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The building blocks of understanding are memorization and repetition.

A timely article from Nautilus as PAUSD considers repairing its math curriculum. http://nautil.us/issue/40/learning/how-i-rewired-my-brain-to-become-fluent-in-math-rp A...

Original post made by NoMoPa on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Agreed!, on Sep 16, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 117 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Turning lives around

Plastered in bold letters on the wall of the welcome center of the Menlo Park Veterans Affairs (VA) complex — a sprawling...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Volunteer, on Sep 16, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 3817 Views

SPORTS

Gunn grad Watt a finalist at the Rio Paralympic Games

Gunn grad Amy Watt finished sixth in the women's 400 meters at the Rio Paralympics on Wednesday. It was her third event at...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Gwen, on Sep 16, 2016 at 12:56 pm | 4 comments | 794 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$10,000 stolen from Palo Alto church collection plate

Many local tv news reporting on this but I can't see any mention in the Weekly. http://www.ktvu.com/news/205479177-story ...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Fraud?, on Sep 16, 2016 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/09/16/home-sales posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 585 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/09/16/sales-at-a-glance posted...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Between two schools

When it comes to the location of neighborhoods in Palo Alto, few have it better than Southgate. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>COOP TOUR ... </B> The fifth annual <B>Silicon Valley Tour de Coop</B> bike ride and chicken coop tour is taking place...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Treasure hunting

I'm sure you've seen them cruising your neighborhood on a Saturday morning. They drive old station wagons or pickups, jammed...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district eyes budget cuts, but some ask for more

The Palo Alto school district has moved closer to providing concrete proposals for budget cuts that will help make up a budget...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Outrageous, on Sep 15, 2016 at 10:20 pm | 10 comments | 428 Views
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