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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Len Ely

Try it. If it doesn't work, try something else. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/14/len-ely...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

In their own words: Where the candidates stand

<I>In candidate forums, endorsement interviews and questionnaires sponsored by the resident groups Palo Alto Forward (PAF)...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

John Kerry discusses ethical, social challenges of internet age

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sat casually on the stage of the Rosewood Sand Hill Hotel ballroom in Menlo Park on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Oct 14, 2016 at 6:08 am | 5 comments | 2509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to shift fire station to Geng Road

A new fire station would go up near the Palo Alto Baylands and remain there for about 18 months while the city rebuilds the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Rainer, on Oct 14, 2016 at 3:39 am | 8 comments | 2436 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rethinking minimum wage: One size does not fit all

There is a great irony in the new minimum-wage requirements that have swept across California, a point that ought to irk...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by rocco , on Oct 13, 2016 at 5:48 pm | 13 comments | 4761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Todd Collins

Ask Todd Collins for his thoughts on just about any issue facing the Palo Alto school district, and he'll bring you back...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 13, 2016 at 5:27 pm | 6 comments | 1557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Melissa Baten Caswell

After serving for almost a decade on the Palo Alto Board of Education, Melissa Baten Caswell didn't initially plan to run...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 13, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 1528 Views

BOOKS

Sabaa Tahir spins a multifaceted tale

Though it's only been a few weeks since local New York Times bestselling author Sabaa Tahir's release of her second book,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2016
Last comment by Nina Chung, on Oct 13, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 1742 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal women's volleyball moves on without Hodson

The seventh-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team will have to make due without the reigning national Freshman of the Year...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by VolleyGrrrl, on Oct 13, 2016 at 1:53 pm | 4 comments | 4887 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election Cost

It strikes me as fundamentally wrong that local elections are so expensive that candidates are building hefty war chests,...

Original post made by Annette on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 12, 2016 at 8:42 pm | 20 comments | 625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three candidates vie for two seats on Ravenswood school board

Two incumbents and one challenger, all with backgrounds in education, are competing for two open seats on the Ravenswood...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Afraid of Marielena, on Oct 12, 2016 at 8:33 am | 9 comments | 3422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Mananagment Schedules Neighborhood Meeting on Jewish Holiday

Residents in Evergreen Park have been invited to attend a presentation -- and hopefully a discussion -- tonight of a draft...

Original post made by Evergreen Park Resident on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 12, 2016 at 8:20 am | 3 comments | 335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Voting in Nov. 8 election starts today; voting centers open

While Election Day is a month away, voting starts today. Vote-by-mail ballots are being sent to voters starting Oct. 11,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by rita vrhel, on Oct 11, 2016 at 5:47 pm | 7 comments | 2507 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sister-in-law arrested in Palo Alto homicide

Palo Alto police have arrested the sister-in-law of a Palo Alto woman who was found stabbed to death in her Creekside Drive...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Oct 11, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 17 comments | 15872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area rain predicted for Thursday, Friday

Officials with the National Weather Service are predicting rain toward the end of the week in the Bay Area. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by AuggiesMan, on Oct 11, 2016 at 11:58 am | 4 comments | 2735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A, Menlo, Sacred Heart all win big in boys water polo

==BI Prep roundup == Nicholas Caryotakis scored five goals and the Menlo-Atherton boys water polo team beat visiting Woodside,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Mark Meyers, on Oct 11, 2016 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1989 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor Condoleezza Rice says Donald Trump should withdraw from election

Senator John McCain and other prominent Republicans agree. CBS News report: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2016/10/08/condoleezza-rice-trump-should-withdraw/...

Original post made by Donald on Oct. 8, 2016
Last comment by Oh, Hush, on Oct 10, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 6 comments | 564 Views

RESTAURANTS

Korean classics

If your knowledge of Korean food starts and ends at kimchi, then Song Pa in Mountain View offers an easy introduction; if...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Oct 10, 2016 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 2921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jennifer DiBrienza

Jennifer DiBrienza was at a school board discussion this spring about merging two levels of a math course at Gunn High School....

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by 852, on Oct 10, 2016 at 3:06 pm | 22 comments | 2164 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board hopefuls turn to student issues

Gunn High School students got a taste of where the five Palo Alto school-board candidates stand on several issues that affect...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by outsider, on Oct 10, 2016 at 12:48 pm | 13 comments | 3396 Views
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