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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss sex education curriculum

The Palo Alto school board will discuss Tuesday night a new sex education curriculum that has drawn both intense opposition...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by @b2.0, on Jun 8, 2017 at 3:40 pm | 12 comments | 3570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pastor suspected of sexual assaults detained by ICE

A Menlo Park church pastor arrested on suspicion of sexual assault was picked up last week by agents from the U.S. Immigration...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board approves two Marriott hotels for San Antonio Road

Despite neighborhood opposition, a proposal to build two five-story Marriott hotels scored a big victory Thursday morning...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by BP, on Jun 8, 2017 at 9:25 am | 24 comments | 6089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to outsource lifeguard duties at Rinconada

Rinconada Pool swimmers can look forward to longer hours, different rates and greater stability in lifeguard staffing this...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 7, 2017 at 9:17 pm | 17 comments | 3721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>A BLOODY GOOD JOB ...</B> Palo Alto resident <B>Stan Shore</B> will mark a milestone on Tuesday, May 23, when he marks...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 7, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 10 comments | 3206 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto charts new path for planned fiber network

Two decades after Palo Alto launched its mission of bringing ultra-high-speed internet to every home, the tortuous path is...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jeff Hoel, on Jun 7, 2017 at 2:02 pm | 19 comments | 5186 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man killed in Caltrain crash at Atherton train crossing identified

The San Mateo County Coroner's office has identified Kirtee Kapoor, 46, of Menlo Park as the man who died after being struck...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 7, 2017 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 8905 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring to leave Stanford campus

After providing tennis lessons, tutoring and support to disadvantaged youth for more than 20 years on the Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2017
Last comment by Danice Brown, on Jun 7, 2017 at 8:11 am | 5 comments | 3556 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for alleged intent to kill doctors

A 58-year-old Central Valley man was arrested last week after driving from his home in Visalia to the Bay Area with the alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by mauricio, on Jun 7, 2017 at 7:53 am | 11 comments | 6919 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto expands its control over Baylands

Palo Alto's effort to expand and restore the sprawling marshlands on the city's eastern fringes will hit a milestone next...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Oldster, on Jun 6, 2017 at 10:42 am | 25 comments | 5992 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The tweeting species: A conversation with Jonathan Franzen

When novelist and tech-skeptic Jonathan Franzen pays a visit March 6 to Silicon Valley as part of the Peninsula Open Space...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by A Fraud?, on Jun 6, 2017 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 6856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers: Support needed for graduation proposal

High school teachers Tuesday said a move to stiffen graduation requirements, by itself, will not boost the achievement of...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 6, 2017 at 6:31 am | 132 comments | 10880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals named for Jordan, Terman middle schools

A Campbell Union High School District administrator and San Jose Unified School District principal will become the new principals...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by Clean Sweep, on Jun 5, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 19 comments | 6890 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dozens rally against Trump's withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement drew...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jun 5, 2017 at 5:10 pm | 78 comments | 4096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District may hire full-time Title IX officer, investigator

Palo Alto school board members are considering hiring a dedicated Title IX compliance officer and a separate investigator...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Board Mis-Management, on Jun 5, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 33 comments | 5703 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Rail design workshop

City officials are preparing to kick off an intense community-engagement process on Saturday, May 20, aimed at educating...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by Easily Wiser than NIMBYs, on Jun 5, 2017 at 10:45 am | 11 comments | 2918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In parting shot, planning commissioner slams council

For the past two years, Kate Downing has been one of Palo Alto's most passionate advocates for building more affordable housing....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jun 5, 2017 at 7:05 am | 342 comments | 40209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Impacts of genetically engineered crops on pesticide use in the U.S. -- the first sixteen years

Genetically engineered, herbicide-resistant and insect-resistant crops have been remarkable commercial successes in the United...

Original post made by pa resident on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 5, 2017 at 4:31 am | 11 comments | 5976 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Asian-Americans expand what 'community involvement' means

The venerable Silicon Valley-based group Asian Americans for Community Involvement, AACI for short, is about to celebrate...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by Get it Straight, on Jun 4, 2017 at 6:48 pm | 10 comments | 3123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal leaving Jordan Middle School after one year

The new principal of Jordan Middle School, Katie Kinnaman, will be leaving after one year on the job to move to Texas, she...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jessie, on Jun 4, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 44 comments | 10722 Views
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