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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board approves full-day kindergarten for all

All kindergartners entering the Palo Alto Unified School District this fall and in future years will attend school for a...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by hard to swallow, on May 27, 2016 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 6717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Painting the door red (or turquoise or purple)

Interior designer Kit Davey has advised hundreds of clients on paint colors for their homes and front doors. Some people...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/05/27/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday, May...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California RESource, a real estate information company that obtains home sales data from local...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With new contract, 70 percent of Palo Alto teachers will earn over $100,000

An analysis of data supplied by the Palo Alto school district shows that more than 70 percent of district teachers will be...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Commenter, on May 27, 2016 at 1:21 am | 69 comments | 12548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Palo Altan identified as ISIS recruit

A former Palo Alto public school student has been identified as an Islamic State recruit, according to an [http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/isis-uncovered/american-isis-cell-story-3...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by pa97, on May 26, 2016 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 16220 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local organizations to be recognized at Acterra Business Environmental Awards

The 26th annual Acterra Business Environmental Awards ceremony -- which recognizes Bay Area companies and organizations for...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Policy passed by Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors allows requests for change of measure letter

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed a policy Tuesday that will help voters differentiate between local measures...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Gray Matters, on May 26, 2016 at 12:59 pm | 3 comments | 1942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAEA Baldwin goes after Dauber

PAEA President Teri Baldwin breathing heavily, singled out PAUSD board member Ken Dauber at tonight's board meeting, claiming...

Original post made by PAEA power unchecked on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Oh, Brother!, on May 25, 2016 at 9:19 pm | 7 comments | 1050 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Double Take' to be dismantled

"Double Take," the whimsical willow sculpture by artist Patrick Dougherty that's stood on the grounds of the Palo Alto Art...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on May 25, 2016 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 2331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assembly candidate submits murky donor reports

Dinged in the past for failing to report political contributions, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang could be facing another set...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Boo, Hiss!, on May 25, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 5 comments | 2701 Views

SPORTS

Yet another comeback nets Stanford women an NCAA title

Doubles-point deficits. Gutsy individual efforts. Three-set clinchers. Heart-stopping comebacks. "Upsets" of higher seeds....

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Joel, on May 25, 2016 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 1416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New proposal recommends full-day kindergarten for all in Palo Alto

All incoming Palo Alto school district kindergartners could attend school for a full day starting this fall under a new,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Michele, on May 25, 2016 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 4206 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Measure A to extend funding for Santa Clara County's parks

Santa Clara County voters will decide whether they want to prolong a park preservation fund on the June 7 ballot. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by clorinda, on May 25, 2016 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 3270 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Independent groups pump cash into Assembly campaign

With the crowded race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in the 24th District heading into the final stretch, independent...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by About Marc Berman, on May 25, 2016 at 6:49 am | 9 comments | 3484 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women face one more challenge in NCAA tennis

Lele Forood and her 15th-seeded Stanford women's tennis team took another step to writing another chapter of an unlikely...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Joel, on May 25, 2016 at 1:01 am | 1 comment | 1556 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Shoreline Amphitheatre concerts

If anyone is interested the Shorline Noise Complaints Line is 329-2631. You can leave a recorded message at this number....

Original post made by Paly Grad on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on May 24, 2016 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 629 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Stanford Live executive director named

Chris Lorway, founding artistic director of Toronto's Luminato Festival, has been named the new executive director of Stanford...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by arts, on May 24, 2016 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford names new Graduate School of Business dean

Stanford University professor and economist Jonathan Levin will be taking the helm of the university's top-ranked Graduate...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Barron Park dad, on May 24, 2016 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 2896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student-run Get Involved Palo Alto to offer summer internships

A grassroots service-learning program started by a Palo Alto High School teacher as a way to help teens find purpose and...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Member, on May 24, 2016 at 9:02 am | 11 comments | 5490 Views
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