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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax ballots mailed

The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters mailed ballots this week to the 42,084 registered voters in Palo Alto who are...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by ALPHONSO, on Apr 10, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 95 comments | 5242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD leadership crisis: the new nadir

"Something needs to be done," McGee said Tuesday. "We're in a crisis situation." It appears that Max McGee has been reading...

Original post made by Throw the bums out on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Honeymooned, on Apr 10, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 54 comments | 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to weigh appeal of polarizing downtown development

The intense community dispute over a downtown development that is slated to go up at the former location of Shady Lane on...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 10, 2015 at 10:23 am | 39 comments | 4873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What message are you sending when you vote NO on Measure A?

Many parents are frustrated with the School Board, the Union Rebuke of Principal Herrmann, the way they are treated by district...

Original post made by Reason on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Listen, on Apr 10, 2015 at 1:56 am | 56 comments | 2348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto urges safety improvements along Caltrain corridor

As the Palo Alto school district continues to work on its campuses to respond to a teen suicide cluster, the city has proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 9, 2015 at 10:25 pm | 40 comments | 7794 Views

AROUND TOWN

The joy of music

More Joy. That's the name Ann Benson chose for her musical duo back in 1979 in Dallas, Texas. This weekend, More Joy will...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by BiLingo, on Apr 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 1 comment | 2276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's aims to start national conversation

Starting on Wednesday, April 8, well-known radio journalist Angie Coiro will host "In Deep," a two-hour talk show recorded...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Apr 9, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 3070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss $2 million in staff, program additions

Citing the improving economy and additional property tax revenues, school district staff is proposing a total of $2,086,941...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Undecided, leaning against A, on Apr 9, 2015 at 11:16 am | 73 comments | 5611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Silicon Valley Robot Block Party features the latest in robotics

More than 1,000 people are expected to celebrate National Robotics Week at the 2015 Silicon Valley Robot Block Party, where...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ron, on Apr 9, 2015 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 11760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Storify: Sexual assault at Stanford

The Palo Alto Weekly has created a Storify page to collect news coverage, social media reaction and other content related...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 9, 2015 at 12:42 am | 4 comments | 4681 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Scientists: State drought likely to worsen

The likelihood of California experiencing more warm, dry years leading to severe drought is increasing, according to research...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Resident since 1957, on Apr 9, 2015 at 12:11 am | 12 comments | 3544 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: retail ordinance, water rates, pump station

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of April 6. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/04/03/public-agenda-retail-ordinance-water-rate...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 8, 2015 at 7:30 pm | 19 comments | 2337 Views

SPORTS

2015 Central Coast section track and field leaders

==B Girls 800 -- ==Mount (Notre Dame-SJ) 2:14.81; 2, Bryant (Piedmont Hills) 2:15.07; 3, Bishop (Monta Vista) 2:15.58; 4,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Apr 8, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1716 Views

MOVIES

She was framed

A Nazi-enabled "finders keepers" claim comes under scrutiny in the based-on-a-true-story drama, "Woman in Gold." Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 7, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 11413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New art project, 'Collisions,' approved for downtown Palo Alto

Come September, 2015, downtown Palo Alto pedestrians will be bumping into art – literally. The city's latest public art...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by InvisibleSteps, on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:53 am | 12 comments | 3790 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Architecture critic threatens to sue over approved development

One of downtown's most vehement critics of modernist architecture has threatened to file a lawsuit if Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, on Apr 7, 2015 at 5:58 am | 29 comments | 3728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheaper, Better, Happier Schools? And FASTER! How?

http://m.digitaljournal.com/news/politics/op-ed-home-schooling-diy-alternative-to-public-education/article/392921 Every...

Original post made by Parent on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 7, 2015 at 12:25 am | 4 comments | 613 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown denizens split over proposed downtown development

On Monday night, the City Council is set to consider an appeal of the recently approved multi-story development at 429 University...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 6, 2015 at 11:09 pm | 40 comments | 6279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ed Shikada hired as Palo Alto's assistant city manager

Edward Shikada, a former transportation executive who spent nearly a decade in San Jose City Hall before resigning abruptly...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 6, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 24 comments | 7192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unique frozen treat

Shaved snow is not ice cream, and it's not shaved ice. It's in a dessert category unto itself. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Apr 6, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 3915 Views
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