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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Getting a pulse' on Palo Alto teens

Nearly 200 Palo Alto teens ponder the question "What's it like to be you?" in a narrated art exhibit that's opening Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Betty, on Mar 22, 2014 at 10:01 am | 3 comments | 6665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Laura Martinez to serve on Sequoia school board

East Palo Alto Councilwoman and Palo Alto High School graduate Laura Martinez was selected to serve on the governing board...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Margaret Row, on Mar 12, 2015 at 8:31 pm | 2 comments | 6664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brock Turner judge to no longer hear criminal cases

Three months after Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky's controversial sentencing of former Stanford University student...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by savy move, on Aug 26, 2016 at 9:20 pm | 9 comments | 6663 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living in a multi-culture community

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Original post made by Resident on Apr. 20, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 25, 2007 at 2:55 pm | 47 comments | 6661 Views

BOOKS

Hundreds line up for former president Jimmy Carter

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park to exchange a quick smile with former...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Which Carter?, on Oct 29, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 16 comments | 6660 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to cameras for traffic data

Seeking to gather more data about local bicyclists and pedestrians, Palo Alto has installed dozens of cameras around the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on May 16, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 63 comments | 6658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement gap persists in new state test scores

While school district staff celebrated at Tuesday's school board meeting the high achievement of most Palo Alto Unified students...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by @tension, on Oct 5, 2015 at 10:52 pm | 46 comments | 6657 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cautious route on Cal Ave chain store ban

The goal sounds simple: Protect California Avenue's quirky character and mom-and-pop shops from an influx of offices and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on May 22, 2015 at 1:54 pm | 37 comments | 6657 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents demand fines for Edgewood developer

Fed up with the lack of a grocery store at Palo Alto's Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center, residents are mobilizing to put pressure...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2015
Last comment by Richard Carpenter, on Aug 26, 2015 at 12:23 am | 51 comments | 6657 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Susan Wojcicki takes over as YouTube CEO

Susan Wojcicki, a Palo Alto native known for renting her Menlo Park garage out to Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Unaffected?, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 5 comments | 6656 Views

SPORTS

Stanford senior class will bow out as program's best ever

Linebacker Shayne Skov and his fellow seniors were recruited on the heels of Stanford's worst football season ever. It took...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Regan, on Dec 13, 2013 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 6655 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why Can't Palo Alto Fix Its Libraries?

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Original post made by Concerned Resident on Jun. 2, 2006
Last comment by Very Tas, on Jun 8, 2006 at 3:11 pm | 12 comments | 6653 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Permit parking gets green light in Evergreen Park

For workers around California Avenue, the era of free all-day parking on nearby residential streets is about to come to an...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by anon, on Jan 25, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 27 comments | 6651 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista owners receive $36 million-plus offer

The Housing Authority of Santa Clara County has made a $36.7 million offer to purchase the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park,...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by Random, on Dec 29, 2016 at 11:43 am | 44 comments | 6650 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board approves 12 percent pay increases for teachers

The Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday night in a 4-to-1 vote a 12 percent base salary increase for teachers over three...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by I Remember Too, on Apr 26, 2017 at 3:52 pm | 61 comments | 6650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baylands flood-control project kicks off

Eighty years after the enactment of the federal Flood Control Act, a decades-in-the-making flood-protection effort on San...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 9, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 23 comments | 6650 Views

SPORTS

What do people think about the new stadium?

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Original post made by Stanford Fan on Sep. 18, 2006
Last comment by Driver, on Jul 16, 2007 at 6:58 pm | 26 comments | 6649 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford University names new Title IX coordinator

Stanford University has named a new head for its embattled Title IX Office: Catherine Glaze, associate dean for student affairs...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by Caitlin Maher, on Feb 15, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 6648 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New OCR case opened as another is closed

Even as they found "insufficient evidence" in a disability investigation against the Palo Alto school district, federal investigators...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Perspectives, on May 6, 2014 at 9:22 am | 22 comments | 6647 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dalma, Collins announce school-board campaigns

The first candidates to officially throw a hat into the ring for two of three Palo Alto Board of Education seats opening...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 15, 2016 at 12:27 am | 26 comments | 6646 Views
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