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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing up undocumented

Editor's note: Pseudonyms are being used by three of the undocumented youth interviewed for this story, at their request...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 16, 2016 at 4:22 pm | 13 comments | 9750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly program makes frosh feel connected

Imagine a well-established program that eases the transition into high school by providing freshmen with smaller learning...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Paly family, on Feb 16, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 14 comments | 4395 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches airplane-noise study

With the topic of airplane noise recently soaring toward the top of Palo Alto's priority list, the City Council moved ahead...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Tenant, on Feb 15, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 42 comments | 4859 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford University names new Title IX coordinator

Stanford University has named a new head for its embattled Title IX Office: Catherine Glaze, associate dean for student affairs...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by Caitlin Maher, on Feb 15, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 5844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district committee to review all school names

Following the tearful testimony of one African-American student and an entire class of Palo Alto High School students who...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Way out of hand, on Feb 15, 2016 at 8:49 am | 58 comments | 6242 Views

SPORTS

McCall's effort not enough for Stanford women in loss to ASU

==BI Pac-12 basketball == Erica McCall scored 18 of her 22 points and grabbed five of her team-best six rebounds in the...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2016
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Feb 14, 2016 at 11:37 pm | 1 comment | 3645 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters working fire at Palo Alto home

Palo Alto firefighters are working to put out a house fire on the 500 block of Hilbar Lane in the Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 14, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 5293 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents to city: Build police building now

After 17 years of fits and starts in Palo Alto's quest to build a new police headquarters, residents at a community meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Feb 14, 2016 at 8:58 pm | 16 comments | 4121 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto police seeking elderly man who went missing Wednesday

East Palo Alto police are asking for the public's help in finding an elderly man who went missing Wednesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Feb 14, 2016 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 4601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss funding, models for student mental health

The Palo Alto school district is eyeing several new approaches to supporting student mental health and well-being, including...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Diplomat, on Feb 14, 2016 at 6:11 pm | 8 comments | 2263 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood boys grab lead from SHP, but co-title seems likely

==BI Friday's prep hoops== The Pinewood boys grabbed the lead back in the West Bay Athletic League basketball race following...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mel Turpin, on Feb 14, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 3632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford wins plaudits for Escondido Village housing proposal

While Palo Alto struggles to address its severe housing shortage, Stanford University is swiftly moving ahead with an ambitious...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by It Never Ends, on Feb 14, 2016 at 11:36 am | 12 comments | 3883 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility rates set to rise in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents should brace themselves for a dramatic spike in their utility bills in July, with electricity, gas, water...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 14, 2016 at 10:12 am | 29 comments | 6105 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to test new office cap

When Palo Alto officials agreed last year to institute an annual limit on office development, the goal was to slow down the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Allen Akin, on Feb 13, 2016 at 7:59 pm | 33 comments | 4140 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Evergreen Park wants annexation to parking-permit program

With their neighborhood rapidly becoming a de facto commuter parking zone, residents of Evergreen Park want the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Feb 13, 2016 at 5:29 pm | 27 comments | 4350 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley's year: 'amazing' but with 'perils'

Joint Venture Silicon Valley's annual economic study found that 2015 was a year of record-breaking growth and prosperity,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Ed Barbar, on Feb 12, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 44 comments | 78416 Views

SPORTS

Even without Olympians, Stanford women will contend

==BI College swimming== Sarah Haase, Lia Neal, Janet Hu and Ella Eastin may not have the name recognition of, say, world...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Rick Eymer, on Feb 12, 2016 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 4320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto student-support committee proposed

How the school district can best — and better — support student mental health was front and center at Tuesday's...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by stats, on Feb 12, 2016 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments | 332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district moves to dismiss teacher accused of sex abuse

The Palo Alto school board unanimously voted Tuesday to initiate dismissal proceedings for an elementary school teacher who...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by teacher, on Feb 12, 2016 at 5:14 pm | 34 comments | 6547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors divided over ban on two-story homes

Royal Manor, a community of more than 200 homes in the Palo Verde neighborhood, is seeking to become the latest Eichler-style...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by surrealDude, on Feb 12, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 26 comments | 5840 Views
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