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SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school self-studies yield data on counseling, school climate

Palo Alto and Gunn high schools' latest Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) reports – intensive, year-plus...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by wondering, on Feb 10, 2015 at 12:31 pm | 7 comments | 3593 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Minimum wage, air traffic noise, affordable housing

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Feb. 9. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/02/06/public-agenda-minimum-wage-air-traffic-n...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Drones for sale to ISIS, on Feb 10, 2015 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 2715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

American Express tech hub to add 200 people in Palo Alto

More details have emerged regarding the American Express takeover of the former Zibibbo restaurant space in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Rainer, on Feb 10, 2015 at 9:10 am | 13 comments | 14447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marsh mosquitoes invade Palo Alto

Like the offspring in alien movies, mosquito eggs that have lain dormant in the Palo Alto Baylands mud for 10 to 15 years...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Watch Out!, on Feb 10, 2015 at 8:46 am | 69 comments | 15883 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interfaith coalition urges city to push for fossil fuel divestment

In 2007, an Interfaith Climate Convocation drew 150 to Congregation Kol Emeth. Peninsula Interfaith Climate Action (PICA)...

Original post made by Rev. Eileen Altman and Katia Reeves on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 10, 2015 at 8:08 am | 74 comments | 2467 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gas main break shuts down Page Mill Road in Palo Alto

Construction workers on Page Mill Road in Palo Alto punctured a gas line Monday, Feb. 9, forcing police and fire crews to...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by hm, on Feb 9, 2015 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 3834 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk

SEVEN-YEAR VACANCY ENDS ... In what may be one of Palo Alto's longest commercial/retail vacancies ever, the wait is over...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Nique Fajors, on Feb 9, 2015 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 1478 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parents launch mobile health-record challenge

The parents of a 2011 Palo Alto High School graduate who died from meningitis have launched a campaign to teach people how...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Sally Bemus, on Feb 9, 2015 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 7543 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto weighs new limits on office growth

With office developments blooming in Palo Alto and downtown's traffic problems increasingly driving the City Hall agenda,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Feb 9, 2015 at 12:13 pm | 22 comments | 4966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

power outage

No power here in Barron Park. Does anyone know the cause?...

Original post made by flashlight on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Joe BP, on Feb 9, 2015 at 8:24 am | 3 comments | 1213 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto votes to shut down Cubberley 'shelter'

The countdown to Cubberley Community Center's closure as Palo Alto's "de facto homeless shelter" officially began Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 8, 2015 at 10:58 pm | 54 comments | 15376 Views

AROUND TOWN

A giant leap for humankind

This weekend, the curtains rise on "HumanKIND," a dance production put on by the students of Castilleja School. The show...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Esmi Pena , on Feb 8, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 2 comments | 2813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$5,000,000 for 610 sq ft home on sub lot

Does anyone know to whom and why a 610 sq. ft. house on 5K lot sold for $5 million dollars (1321 Bryant Street, Palo Alto):...

Original post made by EnjoyPaloAltoANDbeHappy on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Juke, on Feb 8, 2015 at 4:04 pm | 16 comments | 1023 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nine years after homicide, family longs for justice

Andrea Hsiao still thinks of her sister every day, even though it's been nine years since Maria was shot and killed outside...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Feb 8, 2015 at 11:17 am | 9 comments | 5484 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burpee jury to begin deliberations

The image of an innocent-looking "Jane Doe" from her high school yearbook picture flashed on a video screen where Todd Burpee...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Christopher, on Feb 8, 2015 at 9:30 am | 9 comments | 2737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District homework policy roll-out stalls

When people talk about homework in Palo Alto, they often wonder: What, exactly, is the district's policy on homework? Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Where is PAEA?, on Feb 7, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 28 comments | 8053 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report highlights Silicon Valley's uneven prosperity

Fueled by a sizzling tech sector, strong population growth and low unemployment, the Silicon Valley economy has grown rapidly...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by equal what?, on Feb 7, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 30 comments | 11630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

By the students, for the students

As Palo Alto's high schools work to implement short-term changes to combat student stress, four Gunn High School students...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Feb 6, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 8 comments | 5307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do Palo Alto's high schools give too much homework?

Many Palo Alto high school students report feeling overworked, overburdened and overstressed by unrelenting workloads and...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 6, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 132 comments | 17823 Views

AROUND TOWN

A singing tradition

It's a Friday evening on the Stanford campus, and as the sun sinks behind the Dish, the members of one student choral ensemble...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by John Sack, on Feb 6, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 6688 Views
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