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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford announces members of sexual-assault task force

Stanford University today named a group of almost 20 students, faculty and staff who will make up a task force charged with...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by village fool, 4 minutes ago | 13 comments | 2570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In wake of accident, a call for forum on seniors and driving safety

A Palo Alto geriatric social worker hopes to organize a community forum on driving safety and the area's growing population...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, 49 minutes ago | 41 comments | 2230 Views

RESTAURANTS

Stanford Shopping Center announces further renovation plans

Stanford Shopping Center will enjoy a shopping spree of its own over the next two years, spending millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 434 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Invitation only candidates meeting

On Wednesday there was a by invitation only meeting with three of the candidates for city council-- Holman, filseth and Dubois....

Original post made by Rupert of henzau on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by question authority, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto residents could face water-rate increase

As a result of the continuing drought and new surcharges, East Palo Alto residents could face a double-digit water-rate increase...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Howard, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 26 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cellphone ban didn't reduce accidents

http://www.colorado.edu/news/releases/2014/07/17/no-evidence-california-cellphone-ban-decreased-accidents-says-cu-boulder According...

Original post made by Anonymous on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by because no one pays attention to the ban, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 40 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Slowed-down Stop Light at Embarcadero and Greer

I live off Embarcadero near Greer. A few months ago I noticed that the traffic was backing up at Greer and Embarcadero when...

Original post made by Local Resident on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Nieghbor, 3 hours ago | 11 comments | 236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA refuses to budge on Page Mill gym closure

A special meeting between leaders of the YMCA of Silicon Valley and members of the Page Mill YMCA branch to discuss staving...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 3 hours ago | 39 comments | 3294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three critically injured after car crashes into downtown coffee shop

Three people were critically injured in downtown Palo Alto on Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into University...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by True Blue, 4 hours ago | 34 comments | 20489 Views

SPORTS

Stanford boys have two shots at JO water polo medals

Two teams from the Stanford Water Polo Club will play for medals at the National Junior Olympics on Tuesday at Stanford's...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 5 hours ago | 13 comments | 991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hennessy to 'undervalued' teachers: 'Tell people about what you do'

Addressing the burnout rate of young teachers in high-poverty schools is a goal of a new Stanford University summer institute...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by It happens, 6 hours ago | 4 comments | 737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, 8 hours ago | 67 comments | 3552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Skeptical about 'net zero'

In a desire to explore what it describes as an innovative planning concept that could lead the state and nation in a new...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Green Washing, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's rule changes for new El Camino buildings met with skepticism

After faltering in their first effort to promote wider sidewalks on El Camino Real, Palo Alto officials did little better...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Emily Renzel, 9 hours ago | 9 comments | 1144 Views

SPORTS

Stanford 14A girls win twice to open National JO water polo

The Stanford Water Polo Club opened the girls' competition at the National Junior Olympics on Thursday, with seven teams...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by John Barman, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 135 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Werry Park groping suspect

Palo Alto police arrested Thursday morning a man who they allege sexually harassed a woman in Werry Park last month and days...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Wondering", 10 hours ago | 5 comments | 757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In unanimous comments, school board challenges federal agency

Palo Alto Board of Education members Tuesday signaled unanimous support for a resolution seeking redress against a federal...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Public Filings? , 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 81 Views

SPORTS

SHP grad completes a dream by swimming English Channel

Heather Smith helped the Sacred Heart Prep girls water polo team win three straight Central Coast Section Division II titles....

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Pam, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 199 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford student sentenced for 'cyber stalking'

A former Stanford University student was sentenced to four months in county jail after she pleaded no contest to hacking...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by FACT CHECKER, 11 hours ago | 16 comments | 5586 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local nonprofit aids in Central American immigrant crisis

Though current debate over what to do with the tens of thousands of children surging across the U.S. border from violence-torn...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by complicated, 13 hours ago | 4 comments | 1329 Views
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