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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools usher in new era of testing

Students across the Palo Alto Unified School District are sitting down to computers over the next few weeks to take the state's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Engineer, on Apr 27, 2015 at 10:07 pm | 39 comments | 4922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union defends decision to file grievance against Gunn principal

Citing "misconceptions and misinformation" surrounding the union grievance filed late last year against Gunn High School...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Redonculous, on Apr 27, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 138 comments | 6769 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three bicyclists hit by car on Page Mill Road

Three bicyclists who were hit by a vehicle on upper Page Mill Road above Foothills Park Sunday were transported to Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by MJP_Cyclist, on Apr 27, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 99 comments | 8953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palantir Technologies is taking over public streets for two weeks

As I understand it, the city of Palo Alto gave permits to Palantir to block the entire 100 block of Forest Avenue and Emerson/Forest...

Original post made by Palo Alto on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Need nore Sunshine, on Apr 27, 2015 at 6:43 pm | 12 comments | 1034 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water board supports removing Searsville Dam

The SF Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has told Stanford University it supports removing Searsville Dam as the university...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Water Board, on Apr 27, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 92 comments | 5923 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike path on Alma?

We got a post card from the city for a meeting about bike paths including a planned one on Alma in South Palo Alto. This...

Original post made by CHW on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Apr 27, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 15 comments | 302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds turn out for Magical Bridge opening in Palo Alto

The Magical Bridge playground, one of few in the nation geared to the needs of adults and children with disabilities, opened...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Sallie Tasto, on Apr 27, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 9 comments | 1280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District eyes expansion of student research program

Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee is hoping to expand a longtime student-research program at Palo Alto High School...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by yikes.., on Apr 27, 2015 at 11:23 am | 46 comments | 2803 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Please list-support orgs helping in NEPAL earthquake

abc7news.com just reported that they are keeping a list of organizations accepting donations to help earthquake relief efforts...

Original post made by Disaster survivor from the past on Apr. 26, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why VOTE NO on MEASURE A?

A blogger has kept a running record of Yes statements saying there is a No blog already, but there doesn't seem to be, and...

Original post made by It\'s about trust on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by It's about TRUST, on Apr 26, 2015 at 7:21 pm | 32 comments | 1114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With losses mounting, Palo Alto to rethink animal services

Dogged by cramped conditions and mounting financial losses, Palo Alto's scrappy but popular animal shelter is once again...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by William Warrior, on Apr 26, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 59 comments | 3828 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

No excuses

Director Kirby Dick's new documentary on sexual assault, "The Hunting Ground," should be required viewing for every current...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Kevin McGill, on Apr 26, 2015 at 4:25 pm | 6 comments | 1630 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Body found Thursday confirmed to be missing Palo Alto hiker

The Alameda County Coroner's Office has confirmed that a body found in a wilderness area that of a Palo Alto man who went...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by Hedy McAdams, on Apr 26, 2015 at 8:30 am | 4 comments | 6826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Union rebukes Gunn principal over homework 'directive'

Within three months of taking over as principal of Gunn High School last August, Denise Herrmann found herself confronted...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Legal eagle, on Apr 25, 2015 at 10:37 pm | 265 comments | 18883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Professorville

Palo Alto's oldest residential neighborhood Professorville is known for its large, century-old Victorian homes, oak tree-lined...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Brig, on Apr 25, 2015 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 1342 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Payday at City Hall

The signs of success are striking: new libraries, a renovated City Hall, a rebuilt Art Center and a new downtown just a mile...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 25, 2015 at 8:02 pm | 28 comments | 3370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Body found in East Palo Alto trailer fire

Menlo Park firefighters fighting a fire at the former and abandoned Romic chemical refinery site found a body in a trailer...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Samantha L, on Apr 25, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 4954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic board rejects request to remove home's historic designation

When Lucille Mellish and her husband purchased their 696-square-foot cottage at 757 College Ave. in 1968, it wasn't on the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 25, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 25 comments | 3115 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Race against the clock' to save Buena Vista

Acknowledging the long odds and the short window of opportunity, Santa Clara County officials on Tuesday reaffirmed their...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 25, 2015 at 12:38 pm | 26 comments | 2612 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian struck by bicycle in Palo Alto sustains major injuries

An elderly woman who was struck by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning sustained major injuries, according to...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Steve C, on Apr 25, 2015 at 11:07 am | 45 comments | 4248 Views
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