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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss new programs, investments

Full-day kindergarten, world-language instruction at the elementary schools and a new high school counseling program are...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Throwing money, on Nov 4, 2015 at 8:31 am | 15 comments | 1614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why we should vote against Measure E

The highly touted Compost Blue Ribbon Task Force recommended dry anaerobic digestion as a major fix to our existing organic...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 20, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 4 comments | 1613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vegetarians & Pescatarians - Thanksgiving recipes?

Vegetarians and Pescatarians! What traditional recipe competes with the barbecued turkey? I'm looking for a new tradition,...

Original post made by Pescatarian on Nov. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Large tree falls on Palo Alto home

Saturated soils and wind from winter storm uprooted a large tree, which fell on a home on Embarcadero Road on Friday, Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jan 24, 2016 at 8:37 am | 6 comments | 1613 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Money in Palo Alto Politics

I recall when candidates voluntarily limited the individual contributions to $250 each AND there were no PACs. Consider...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Oct 18, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 1612 Views

SPORTS

First Pac-12 Conference title for Stanford wrestling program

Requir van der Merwe and Nathan Traxler captured individual Pac-12 titles, leading Stanford wrestling to the first team championship...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2019
Last comment by III, on Mar 10, 2019 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1612 Views

BOOKS

Stanford is shopping for new firefighting services

Stanford University is looking around for a new provider of firefighting services, a move that could transform or even end...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fruit pickup?

Is there a group that will come over to pick fruit from my backyard?...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by bru, on Sep 27, 2011 at 10:48 am | 4 comments | 1611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why no mention of the celebrations for Mitchell Park Library Opening?

Just drove past Mitchell Park Library, something going on. Is it opening day? A little publicity and letting us know about...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by dates, on Sep 27, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 1610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD's track record for returning calls?

I am trying to reach PAUSD (Office of attendance). My multiple attempts to call the number listed on the website have been...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Jan 15, 2014 at 5:40 am | 7 comments | 1609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fix PAUSD, part II: Hold PAEA accountable

Fix PAUSD: Do not renew McGee's contract was mostly achieved since I wrote about it three months ago: https://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2017/06/12/fix-pausd-do-not-renew-mcgees-...

Original post made by Fix PAUSD on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by PA Online is on board!, on Oct 27, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 13 comments | 1609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prop 32 - Munger's & Siebel's Buddies Fined

Look what happened to Siebel and Munger's secret out of state friends - 2 nonprofits - who were funding Proposition 32 &...

Original post made by Hmmm on Oct. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1608 Views

SPORTS

SHP grad Burr-Kirven named first team AP All-American

Sacred Heart Prep grad Ben Burr-Kirven, who plays for Washington, earned a spot on the Associated Press All-America football...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 12, 2018 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 1607 Views

MOVIES

'Space'd out

Part soul-searching drama, part whimsical road movie, part unlikely romance and part sci-fi comedy, "The Space Between Us"...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1607 Views

RESTAURANTS

Thanksgiving libations

Thanksgiving planning is typically all about the food — what to make, how to make it (deep-fried turkey, anyone?),...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Save Lap Swimming and Masters Swimming at Rinconada Pool

The City of Palo Alto is proposing to contract with the private company "Team Sheeper" to provide aquatics programs and services...

Original post made by lisamkrieger on Nov. 17, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 29, 2016 at 8:39 am | 9 comments | 1606 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gas Outage In Crescent Park or nearby? Anyone else?

I am not sure when this started by but I am not getting any gas to my residence as of this afternoon. This was apparently...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Little Green Apples, on Feb 9, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 1603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeing better

Menlo Park painter Mitchell Johnson, who insists that close viewing of art can help you expand your outlook on everyday life,...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, on Feb 1, 2019 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CPAU considering becoming an Internet service provider

I was called at home last night by a research company giving a survey for the City of Palo Alto Utilities. They're apparently...

Original post made by Dave Voelker on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Nov 7, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 5 comments | 1597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tech bust

Forbes says that we are on the verge of another massive tech bubble bust and that real estate in Silicon Valley could go...

Original post made by Suky on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Overpaid, on Oct 19, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 14 comments | 1596 Views
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