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School board approves 12 percent pay increases for teachers

The Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday night in a 4-to-1 vote a 12 percent base salary increase for teachers over three...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Answers, 25 minutes ago | 20 comments | 1528 Views


The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:


Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Ron Taylor, 1 hour ago | 1094 comments | 189309 Views


Assembly candidate submits murky donor reports

Dinged in the past for failing to report political contributions, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang could be facing another set...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by About Marc Berman, 8 hours ago | 4 comments | 1400 Views


Stanford names new Graduate School of Business dean

Stanford University professor and economist Jonathan Levin will be taking the helm of the university's top-ranked Graduate...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Barron Park dad, on May 24, 2016 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 1715 Views


Nike's Phil Knight makes largest cash donation in Stanford's history

Philip Knight, Stanford University alumnus and co-founder of Nike, has made the single largest cash donation from an individual...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Baloney, on May 24, 2016 at 8:22 am | 7 comments | 4410 Views


The flight of the butterfly

Eleanor Laney remembers a time when it was easy to spot a butterfly fluttering by or perched on a flower. But for her and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by EllenU85, on May 23, 2016 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 1188 Views


Palo Alto residents oppose VTA bus plan

Palo Alto residents told county transportation officials to go back to the drawing board after viewing three proposed bus...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Eric, on May 22, 2016 at 9:50 pm | 17 comments | 2568 Views


Home Front

<B><B>TWO WEEKS TIL CLOSING ...</B> According to MLS Listings, closing times for condominiums and townhomes is the lowest...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 887 Views


Stanford resident dies in crash on Skyline Boulevard

A 25-year-old Stanford resident died when his SUV crashed into a tree on Skyline Boulevard south of Portola Valley in San...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Broken Hearted in PA, on May 19, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 3490 Views


Palo Alto-based VMware to cut more than 200 jobs

Palo Alto-based cloud infrastructure company VMware announced that it will cut 219 jobs in Palo Alto, according to a document...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Marc, on May 19, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 3 comments | 3605 Views


Sleek, clean lines for today's living

Forget crown moldings, formal entries, family rooms separated from kitchens. Read the full story here

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by eichler resident, on May 19, 2016 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 2955 Views


Conservatives visit Zuckerberg

Who is Mark trying to fool? The walls of Facebook are covered with quality made anti-Trump posters. Of course, this affects...

Original post made by Anonymous on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by @Anonymous, on May 18, 2016 at 4:51 pm | 8 comments | 208 Views


Liquor license application for Cuckoo's Nest on hold

A request for a liquor license by a private club, called the Cuckoo's Nest, in Menlo Park has generated no insignificant...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by Opposed, on May 18, 2016 at 2:54 pm | 13 comments | 3062 Views


One small seed

Based on a half-acre expanse of land on the grounds of St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park, NanoFarms USA provides both...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 6894 Views


Atherton neighborhoods

The privacy gained by lots of at least one acre, winding streets with mature trees, gracious mansions set well back from...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 21552 Views


Worth a Look

The annual "Fine Art in the Park" festival, sponsored by the Los Altos Rotary Club, will be held Saturday, May 14, and Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 480 Views


Greenwaste: unaccountable, terrible service

What is it about Palo Alto utilities and their stuck-up/would be holy, but in reality, unaccountable and terrible service?...

Original post made by TheRealSlimK on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 18, 2016 at 9:32 am | 72 comments | 2059 Views


Join Picket Fence - a private neighborhood social network for older adults

Dear friends and neighbors! We are 2 ex alums of Yahoo (Stanford CS and Virginia Tech) and are looking to build an app/site...

Original post made by Noopur Pandey on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by Over 50, tech savvy, on May 17, 2016 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 204 Views


Sustainable seating

Colorful benches made from recycled propane tanks, on loan from East Bay artist Colin Selig, were installed at the corners...

Original post made on May. 7, 2016
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on May 17, 2016 at 11:15 am | 6 comments | 1522 Views


Trio of boutiques open at shopping center

The transformation of Stanford Shopping Center continues this month with the opening of several new retail stores: The North...

Original post made on May. 15, 2016
Last comment by Thoughts, on May 16, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 8 comments | 3986 Views
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Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 3,758 views

Say Yes or No?
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,607 views

Rethinking High School Curriculum: Chemistry
By Douglas Moran | 8 comments | 1,197 views

Caesar Pleaser
By Laura Stec | 7 comments | 957 views

Fire department event at the library
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 200 views