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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls new strategies for business registry

Simple requests didn't work. Neither did the fliers, the visits or the threats. Now, Palo Alto officials are considering...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 13, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 16 comments | 4004 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford insisting Malala does SATs before offering her a place.

I am not sure of the international requirements Stanford has before offering a place to an overseas student, but SATs are...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 12, 2015
Last comment by @Craig Laughton, on Sep 13, 2015 at 4:12 pm | 22 comments | 1069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

PUTTING DOWN ROOTS ... The school board granted Superintendent Max McGee an extra half-million dollars this week to help...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2015
Last comment by Paolo Altruist, on Sep 12, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 5 comments | 989 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood wins support for banning two-story homes

A grassroots effort in Palo Alto to ban two-story homes in Eichler neighborhoods is on the cusp of its first big victory...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 11, 2015 at 7:47 pm | 24 comments | 6564 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

San Antonio Municipal Utility now pays customers to install solar panels on their roofs

The customer doesn't own the panels but gets a credit of 3 cents per kwh for the power produced on their roof. http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/the_juice/2015/09/solar_pa...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jocelyn Dong named editor of the Weekly

Palo Alto Weekly Managing Editor Jocelyn Dong, who was raised in Palo Alto and has risen through the paper's editorial ranks...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Sep 11, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 12 comments | 4041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First results of new Common Core testing released

The first results from California's new standardized testing, which looks at how students meet the new Common Core State...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Alright!, on Sep 11, 2015 at 1:52 pm | 26 comments | 7186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

James Franco to teach high-school film class

People like to use the phrase, "Only in Palo Alto." It certainly will be thrown around with the news that actor and Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 11, 2015 at 12:57 pm | 48 comments | 25488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Garden Tips: All our gardens can be

Let's make our gardens all they are capable of being. If we lift up the art of gardening, everyone will benefit. Children...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 11, 2015 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 2103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Was Ken Dauber honest with us?

Editor's Note: The following post by "Parent of 2" has been heavily edited to remove numerous factual inaccuracies and...

Original post made by Parent of 2 on Sep. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1153 Views

SPORTS

Stanford loses its longtime super fan Jack Laird

Jack Laird, '40, a former basketball player and associate director of development in the Stanford Athletic Department for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 11, 2015 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 2271 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Building permits in Palo Alto

Three demolition jobs took place in this segment of Palo Alto building permits. They included a house, a garage and a shed....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1824 Views

BOOKS

Recent home sales

From Wisteria Drive in East Palo Alto to Olive Street in Menlo Park, local streets' names speak of flowers and trees in the...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

Atherton may have disappeared from the list last week, but it has returned in a big way — a $31 million sale. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

This week includes an introduction to permaculture on Sept. 12, a day to celebrate grandparents at Gamble Garden on Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coop de Ville presents the girls with colorful eggs

Palo Alto resident Tish Hoehl, and her girls (or chickens), join 37 other chicken coop owners during this year's Tour de...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Sep 11, 2015 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 3838 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford University Title IX coordinator to step down

Catherine Criswell, Stanford University's Title IX coordinator and a former longtime U.S. Department of Education Office...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Nan Ni, on Sep 11, 2015 at 6:09 am | 11 comments | 11159 Views

RESTAURANTS

For the love of butter

Menlo Park native John Shelsta is a self-made chef who hopes to one day open his own restaurant with an in-house bakery on...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by theMulberryGuy, on Sep 11, 2015 at 5:09 am | 3 comments | 3885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds sued over Stanford's Searsville Dam

Environmental groups who have an ongoing lawsuit against Stanford University for its diversion of water from endangered species...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Daniel, on Sep 11, 2015 at 12:16 am | 12 comments | 5726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Barron Park, city fixes sidewalks that go nowhere

In an effort to make routes to local schools safer and eliminate tripping hazards for pedestrians, some sidewalks in the...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Sep 10, 2015 at 11:47 pm | 25 comments | 4348 Views
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