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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council Candidate Ballot Order

The Secretary of State's office has conducted a drawing of the letters of the alphabet to determine the order of candidates...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Aug. 20, 2014
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to appeal ruling from labor board

The City of Palo Alto will appeal a recent ruling by the Public Employment Relations Board, which has said that the city...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 20, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 7 comments | 1434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four charged with perjury in 'Operation Sunny Day' cases

Four people who testified in cases relating to the San Mateo County District Attorney Office's "Operation Sunny Day" case,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council looks to technology to fix parking problems

Palo Alto, a city that takes pride in its high-tech savvy, is now looking to technology to help it solve the vexing and increasingly...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Silly, on Aug 20, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 19 comments | 2192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students return to school

About 12,600 Palo Alto students went back to school Monday and Tuesday, and school district officials said they expected...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Palo Verde Parent, on Aug 20, 2014 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments | 2614 Views

SPORTS

Zhang takes the bronze medal at Youth Olympic Games

Recent Palo Alto grad Lily Zhang won the bronze medal in the women's singles table tennis competition at the Youth Olympic...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by cardfan, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 72 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Labor board: Palo Alto violated law in firefighters' negotiations

In a stunning victory for Palo Alto's firefighters union, the state Public Employment Relations Board has determined that...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Wilson, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:23 am | 51 comments | 3679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to get scientific equipment for science fair project?

Hi, I would like to do a science experiment on skin health. in order to take good data, I really need to get real scientific...

Original post made by ER on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Aug 20, 2014 at 3:45 am | 16 comments | 463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge board to consider middle school Mandarin immersion program

A group of six Palo Alto parents spoke to the Board of Education during a brief public comment session at the beginning of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Aug 20, 2014 at 1:16 am | 57 comments | 4936 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto martial arts instructor arrested for allegedly trying to kiss a minor

Police have arrested an instructor from a martial arts studio on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto for allegedly attempting to...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Aug 19, 2014 at 10:57 pm | 11 comments | 4616 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man allegedly sexually assaults woman while driving in Palo Alto

Police are investigating a sexual assault that took place in downtown Palo Alto in May after a woman got into a car with...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 19, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 4 comments | 1643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council votes to take over Palo Alto Airport

Palo Alto Airport on Monday became Palo Alto's airport after the City Council unanimously agreed to transfer the facility...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Aug 19, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 124 comments | 4008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent emphasizes need for review, unity, proactivity

On the second day of the Palo Alto school board's annual retreat, new Superintendent Max McGee introduced six ambitious goals...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Aug 19, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 47 comments | 3592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto lawyer takes aim at California's 'broken' education-funding system

Nancy Krop had built a notable career as a civil rights lawyer when her child reached school age and she stumbled upon a...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Edturlti, on Aug 19, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 23 comments | 5963 Views

AROUND TOWN

Money's corruption of politics to be theme of talk

The corrupting threat of money to America's democracy will be the theme of a talk by former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold this...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ed, on Aug 19, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 15 comments | 1810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's new on Palo Alto campuses this fall?

It's back to school next week for Palo Alto students, and on four of Palo Alto's 17 campuses — Addison, Fairmeadow...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 19, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 3453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local road closures, why can't we be told here?

Just got back from driving around town to a couple of different appointments and discovered that Meadow is closed to traffic...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 19, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 9 comments | 401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's new 'academic integrity' policy kicks off larger debate

Palo Alto High School Principal Kim Diorio says she wants to send a strong message about school culture with the unveiling...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Truman B. Crpss, on Aug 19, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 63 comments | 4866 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College announces its latest Hall of Fame class

The Menlo College Athletics Department announced its 2014 Hall of Fame class, which will enshrine six former standout student-athletes:...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Bill Egelston, on Aug 19, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 25 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting the most out of high school

After scattering around the globe for the summer, Palo Alto's approximately 4,000 high school students return to school...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Historian, on Aug 19, 2014 at 12:10 pm | 7 comments | 3263 Views
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