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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Construction firm threatens to take Palo Alto school district to trial

While Palo Alto High School students were finally able to make full use of a new classroom building and just-completed Media...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mike, 20 hours ago | 21 comments | 4322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is Measure C a new 4.75% mobile phone tax?

The text of measure C http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civicax/filebank/documents/42827 reads like a new 4.75% tax on mobile...

Original post made by Bert on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 99 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford doctor in voluntary quarantine

A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, 20 hours ago | 5 comments | 1980 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto settles suit over affordable housing

After five years of litigation, Palo Alto officials on Monday reached an agreement with a developer who challenged a city...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on Oct 30, 2014 at 10:02 am | 11 comments | 3079 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins preview of PAL water polo showdown over rival Menlo-Atherton

==BI North-South water polo== Before the top two teams in the nation -- Harvard-Westlake and Mater Dei -- battled it out...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Ron, on Oct 30, 2014 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 70 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident Tim Cook made the international headlines today

Tim Cook published an essay is BusinessWeek magazine today and quickly made international headlines. Read it here: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-10-30/tim-cook-im-proud-...

Original post made by fanboy on Oct. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 75 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New direction proposed for Palo Alto's shuttle program

Palo Alto's tiny fleet of city-run shuttle buses may soon see a dramatic expansion, including a doubling of buses on the...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 30, 2014 at 7:36 am | 10 comments | 1919 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford doctor is under quarantine after West Africa trip

Stanford University physician Dr. Colin Bucks has been placed on a voluntary 21-day quarantine following a trip to West Africa...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Left of Boom, on Oct 29, 2014 at 11:33 pm | 12 comments | 1731 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

All Star Game, What's the point?

I am not much of a baseball game, I find it boring, often low scoring, and watching oversized men squeeze into tight uniforms...

Original post made by World Cup Fan on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by musical, on Oct 29, 2014 at 10:06 pm | 6 comments | 1902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Employees Forced to Pay for Their Own Substitutes

Wow. I was finally getting used to not stirring up the unions, and then I started hearing (in spite of the lack of press...

Original post made by Jimmy Hoffa on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sea-REDDY, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 9 comments | 519 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford apologizes to voters for 'election guide'

Stanford University is investigating an independent academic research study conducted by Stanford and Dartmouth College political...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Oct 29, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 6 comments | 3064 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former police dispatcher sues Palo Alto VA

A former public-safety dispatcher for the VA Palo Alto has filed a lawsuit against the Palo Alto Department of Veterans Affairs...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Oct 29, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 2861 Views

SPORTS

Gunn water polo teams wrap up regular-season division titles

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== The Gunn water polo program evidently is doing everything in tandem this season, which is...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 29, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men injured in shooting, no arrests made

Two men were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto this evening, a police sergeant said. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/28/east-palo-alto-two-m...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1001 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State launches Halloween crackdown on under-age drinking

California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is ramping up its statewide efforts to reduce the number of minors...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1002 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure C - Hurting lower income Palo Altans?

Measure C seems to be written up by the City Attorney as if it's just making some of the biggest users pay their fair share...

Original post made by voter question on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 29, 2014 at 3:01 am | 6 comments | 277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Making a noise: Government officials attempt to influence aircraft regulations

Palo Alto and other government officials have so far been fighting an uphill battle to decrease airplane noise over their...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 28, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 7 comments | 1045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss K-5 writing, hear OCR update

Palo Alto's kindergarten through fifth-grade students will be assessed this year through a new districtwide writing prompt...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 28, 2014 at 11:11 am | 3 comments | 1140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board hopefuls: more needed for minorities, special ed

A Saturday morning school board debate hosted by two Palo Alto parent groups that represent special education students and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mindy, on Oct 28, 2014 at 11:02 am | 42 comments | 5275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Oldest University of the Pacific alum gives back in a big way

George Knoles, a historian whose family played an important role in the University of the Pacific's past, gave $303,000 to...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by John Sylvester, on Oct 28, 2014 at 10:51 am | 2 comments | 2310 Views
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