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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers take on strategic roles in new school year

Palo Alto's high schools are looking to newly assembled teams of teachers on special assignment, or TOSAs, this fall to lead...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 19, 2015 at 10:10 am | 14 comments | 5302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission slams proposed office cap

If Palo Alto adopts an annual cap on new office development, it will have to do so despite intense opposition from the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 19, 2015 at 8:40 am | 56 comments | 4251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto committee analyzes school enrollment data to identify issues, solutions

The school district's new enrollment management committee took a deep data dive on Monday night in order to better guide...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by OPar, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:23 pm | 45 comments | 3723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pear Theatre moves on to the next stage

The Pear Avenue Theatre and its plucky band of drama enthusiasts are used to working in a tight space. Now, with a little...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Aug 18, 2015 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 1087 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

StreetCode Academy Bridges The Gap Between East Palo Alto And Silicon Valley

http://techcrunch.com/2015/08/18/streetcode-academy-bridges-the-gap-between-east-palo-alto-and-silicon-valley/...

Original post made by Michael on Aug. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 90 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Offer made to buy mobile home park

The effort to save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, took another step forward after a nonprofit corporation sent a bid to owner...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by Wally, on Aug 18, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 59 comments | 7731 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest rooftop prowler

Palo Alto police arrested Eric Thomas, a 30-year-old San Jose resident, on Friday, Aug. 14, after he allegedly attempted...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Aug 18, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 6 comments | 2912 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How are the food pails working out for you?

Thought we needed a place to share our grievances about the new system which is going to cost us so much. ...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Commentator, on Aug 18, 2015 at 4:44 pm | 70 comments | 2837 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core Results

Does anyone know when we can expect to see Common Core results, either aggregated or individual? (I've seen preliminary results...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Another Parent, on Aug 18, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 5 comments | 372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scott Carey, former Palo Alto mayor, dies at 82

Scott T. Carey, a former Palo Alto mayor and a well-known figure in Silicon Valley real estate, died on Aug. 11 at his home...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on Aug 18, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 2667 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Privatization of Public Property. . .

In Russia, the ruling oligarchy has been stealing (nationalizing) private enterprises for their own enrichment. In Monterey,...

Original post made by Alan Krebs on Aug. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 94 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto teen author publishes second novel

At just 18 years old, Palo Alto native Anna Caltabiano has two internationally acclaimed novels, a burgeoning reader base...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Aug 18, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 2188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protracted lawsuit against Stanford Blood Bank ends

A five-year legal battle between Stanford Blood Bank and a man who claims he developed a severe infection as a result of...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by 10 Gallon hat, on Aug 18, 2015 at 2:12 pm | 5 comments | 5248 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Eichler uprising

The dust had barely settled from Frank Ingle's first architectural battle when the next one came knocking on his door. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Hadleyburg, on Aug 18, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 62 comments | 10350 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Los Arboles makes bid to ban two-story homes

Seeking to protect the distinct Eichler character of their neighborhood, residents of Los Arboles have applied for a zone...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by OPar, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:59 am | 15 comments | 2563 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New parking initiatives set to roll out in downtown

Palo Alto's newest parking-permit program is expected to bring a measure of relief to downtown residents who have seen their...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by @Downtown resident, on Aug 17, 2015 at 8:53 pm | 5 comments | 2316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to firm up rules for shaky buildings

When the Big One hits and the earth starts to rumble, you probably don't want to find yourself in the fitting room of Nordstrom's...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Esther, on Aug 17, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 11 comments | 4113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Can vehicle traffic ever be controlled, or made 'sustainable'?

Joseph Kott, who resigned as Palo Alto's chief transportation official a decade ago, is taking a broader view these days...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Marie, on Aug 17, 2015 at 6:31 pm | 31 comments | 3535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Anthropologie moves and more

In this week's retail news, Palo Alto's Goodwill store gets a face-lift while downtown's Anthropologie makes the move to...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by So long, goodbye, on Aug 17, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 10 comments | 2143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District deploys specialists for Common Core transition

As new Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards materials, practices and assessments continue to...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by C'est Fou, on Aug 17, 2015 at 11:49 am | 14 comments | 2592 Views
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La Boulange Palo Alto set to close Sept. 3
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 2,293 views

Jobs Update
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Transitions
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,234 views

Local Flavor
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 737 views

Recreating the Planning and Transportation Commission: Part 2: Credibility and Confidence
By Douglas Moran | 7 comments | 723 views