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Editorial: With end of school year, a time for reflection

As Superintendent Max McGee completes his first year, the Palo Alto school district is at an important juncture. With his...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Making the Grade, on Jun 17, 2015 at 5:42 pm | 34 comments | 8658 Views


Remembering kindness amid atrocities

Liliane Kuhn was just 1 1/2 years old when a strange woman took her away from her parents. Hitler's henchmen were tightening...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Apr 13, 2015 at 2:51 pm | 6 comments | 8658 Views


Ballot measure seeks to curb health care costs at Stanford

Palo Alto voters may have a chance next year to put a cap on how much Stanford Health facilities can charge patients for...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 28, 2018 at 5:00 pm | 10 comments | 8658 Views


Palo Alto looks to tap into solar panels for green power

After years of relying on wind farms and methane-burning landfills for "green" energy, Palo Alto officials are now targeting...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Henry, on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:30 am | 13 comments | 8658 Views


Another civil-rights complaint filed against Palo Alto district

Already dealing with two new active investigations into whether it violated the civil rights of a Duveneck Elementary School...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, on May 21, 2013 at 12:05 am | 81 comments | 8657 Views


New law to require suicide prevention training for psychologists

California has become the seventh state in the country to require that all licensed psychologists be trained in suicide risk...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Not needed, on Sep 7, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 8657 Views


Palo Alto prepares to tap into federal funds, reserves to avoid budget cuts

Elected leaders moved this week to reverse most of the cuts in City Manager Ed Shikada's proposed budget, which includes...

Original post made on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by chris, on May 14, 2021 at 9:51 pm | 17 comments | 8657 Views


Hot lunch program to resume downtown service

The senior hot lunch program La Comida is expanding into a temporary, trial location in downtown Palo Alto this year as the...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by neighbor, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 8656 Views


Ohlone Elementary principal announces retirement

The latest in a flurry of leadership changes for the Palo Alto school district comes from Ohlone Elementary School, where...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Mediocrity, on May 4, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 8656 Views


President Hotel owner applies for hotel conversion

The owner of President Hotel submitted this week its plan to convert the historic apartment building in downtown Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Rainer, on Feb 11, 2019 at 4:18 am | 32 comments | 8656 Views


Editorial: Shrinking the council

With most City Council members expressing mixed feelings, a bare 5-4 majority decided Monday night that Palo Alto voters...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Politico, on Jun 23, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 31 comments | 8655 Views


Peery Foundation grants $1 million for disability playground

The Peery Foundation will donate a $1 million matching grant to build a playground for disabled children and adults at Mitchell...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Olenka Villarreal, on Apr 19, 2013 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 8655 Views


Stanford team unveils solar car for race in Australia

A group of Stanford students will send their newest creation, Luminos, a 375-pound solar car whose hood is nearly entirely...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by @m3, on Jul 13, 2013 at 1:23 am | 3 comments | 8655 Views


Palo Alto startup founder takes lessons from tragic accident

Declara's philosophy and mission is deeply rooted in CEO Ramona Pierson's personal wake-up call that a "one size fits all"...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by So right, on Jun 23, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 8655 Views


Where everybody knows your name

For 50 years residents of Jackson Drive have organized a block party that includes not just old timers and new neighbors...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 8655 Views


Palo Alto eyes new ways to manage storm water

For decades, Palo Alto's storm drains have functioned like hidden highways, ferrying water away from local streets and into...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jul 7, 2016 at 7:53 pm | 18 comments | 8654 Views


GPS app helps police find and arrest burglars

With the help of a GPS-tracking application, "Find My iPhone," police arrested a man and woman who stole thousands of dollars...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by RickAnderson, on Jan 24, 2014 at 4:10 am | 5 comments | 8654 Views


Stanford Health Care names new president and CEO

David Entwistle has been name the new president and CEO of Stanford Health Care, the organization announced Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Apr 17, 2016 at 7:35 am | 4 comments | 8654 Views


Trio of boutiques open at shopping center

The transformation of Stanford Shopping Center continues this month with the opening of several new retail stores: The North...

Original post made on May. 15, 2016
Last comment by Thoughts, on May 16, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 8 comments | 8654 Views


Nail salon chain hit with class action lawsuit

A class action lawsuit was filed in San Mateo County Superior Court Tuesday against a popular nail salon chain accused of...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tessa Gallo, on Feb 27, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 10 comments | 8653 Views
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