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SCHOOLS & KIDS

May as Mental Health Awareness

The blame needs to stop. As a community we need to accept that anyone of us can be affected by a mental illness. A mentally...

Original post made by Bill on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Apr 23, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 1 comment | 96 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto explores new partnership with neighborhoods

Seeking to strengthen the ties that bind City Hall to the city's 37 neighborhoods, the Palo Alto City Council on Monday agreed...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Apr 23, 2015 at 6:08 pm | 28 comments | 2031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials protest rapid-bus plan

A proposal by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) to establish dedicated bus lanes and remove more than...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Pam, on Apr 23, 2015 at 5:57 pm | 30 comments | 7426 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ex-Stanford student gets year in jail for beating woman

A Stanford University Ph.D candidate, who pleaded no contest to beating a woman he had been dating, has been sentenced to...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Got Off Easy, on Apr 23, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 2 comments | 2782 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bad driving in the Silicon Valley

When we relocated to the Bay Area several years ago, we noticed the strange driving habits of many local drivers. I noticed...

Original post made by Nayeli on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 23, 2015 at 2:12 pm | 20 comments | 444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students slam school leaders on zero period

A large group of impassioned Gunn High School students turned out to Tuesday's board meeting to deliver a fierce condemnation...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by My Thoughts, on Apr 23, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 157 comments | 7637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Never a drop to waste

Palo Alto resident Sue Kemp has long since turned off her automatic watering systems and tends by hand to the plants and...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 23, 2015 at 1:32 pm | 34 comments | 4115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leadership change at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto

Barbara Gross, the general manager of Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, is stepping down from her position after 15 years...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Anita Cowen, on Apr 23, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 8 comments | 2447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

BRT El Camino project

Recently sent to City Council Members: I was distressed to learn that on your first round of discussion on the BRT El...

Original post made by steve eittreim on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:29 am | 3 comments | 123 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto pledges $8M to preserve Buena Vista

With the fate of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park still up the air, Palo Alto's city manager announced on Friday that he will...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Marc, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:19 am | 71 comments | 6520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living large by living small

Like many Bay Area millennials, Alison Rush and husband Jordan Cowman face a difficult dilemma: housing. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 22, 2015 at 10:07 pm | 37 comments | 4617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto adopts new 'green building' rules

With Earth Day just around the corner, Palo Alto on Monday ramped up its building code to require all new buildings to accommodate...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 22, 2015 at 9:25 pm | 13 comments | 2538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAEA leadership: it's not our fault

Email from the PAEA executive board, you decide: Dear PAEA members, In light of the recent article in the Palo Alto...

Original post made by Post your opinion on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Be Kind PA, on Apr 22, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 20 comments | 812 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn moves closer to new bell schedule

A group of students, parents, teachers and administrators gathered in Gunn High School's Titan Gym Monday night to discuss...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Apr 22, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 24 comments | 4315 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Clerk Beth Minor sheds 'interim' label

Palo Alto's new city clerk, Beth Minor, won't need much time learning the ropes in the busy office on the seventh floor....

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Lydia Kou, on Apr 22, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 1164 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested on suspicion of hate crime in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police arrested a Mountain View man Sunday night after he yelled racial epithets and threatened another man in...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by ChrisC, on Apr 22, 2015 at 9:47 am | 12 comments | 2926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most impressive school board meeting ever

I've never been more proud of the Gunn Students. Well spoken, mature, humerus at times. Goes to show you how well Gunn...

Original post made by keep zero period on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by C, on Apr 22, 2015 at 2:47 am | 1 comment | 193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McGee: Tax renewal would protect Palo Alto school programs

Local voters have long supported the Palo Alto Unified School District to ensure we can provide a world-class education for...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Dire need, indeed, on Apr 21, 2015 at 10:40 pm | 155 comments | 6394 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dealership brings its fleet to animal shelter lot

In May of last year, Palo Alto's utility workers arrived at the Animal Services Center site on East Bayshore Road to move...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Dee, on Apr 21, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 40 comments | 7890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto area to celebrate Earth Day

Several cities and nonprofit organizations are hosting events and activities this week in honor of Earth Day, which is on...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
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