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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district launches special-education review

A longtime special-education advocate and Harvard University Graduate School of Education professor is visiting Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by R Alvarez, on Mar 25, 2017 at 6:18 am | 28 comments | 6605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Renters vie for homes

Well-paying jobs, prime school-district locations and proximity to Stanford have always lured people to the Bay area. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by TheKBHomeDan, on Apr 24, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 6604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees to discuss primary math text options

Facing protest over their choice of a new elementary school math textbook, Palo Alto school administrators have invited parents...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by paloaltomathtextbooks, on Apr 18, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 47 comments | 6603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Childhood memories of Mitchell Park

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Original post made by Greg Betts on Feb. 12, 2007
Last comment by Bob Hamilton, on Nov 30, 2011 at 1:29 am | 9 comments | 6603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite permit snag, Palo Alto approves funds for golf course revamp

With little fanfare and much frustration, Palo Alto officials authorized this week spending more than $9 million on an ambitious...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Malika, on Jun 27, 2014 at 6:50 am | 14 comments | 6601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coding for a cause

Students who were accepted to Enza Academy, a new "innovation and leadership" program held at Stanford University last week,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 10, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 6601 Views

AROUND TOWN

4 Town & Country Businesses plan fundraiser for Community Breast Healt Project (CBHP)

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Original post made by Carol Garsten on Oct. 1, 2006
Last comment by , on Oct 1, 2006 at 9:56 pm | 1 comment | 6600 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Mysterious Death of Pat Tillman

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Original post made by Albert on Apr. 30, 2007
Last comment by Draw the Line, on May 7, 2007 at 3:20 pm | 58 comments | 6599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Daughter alleges misconduct in father's arrest

The daughter of Menlo Park resident William Burnett, an assistant professor at Stanford University, is alleging police misconduct...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 16, 2011 at 12:53 am | 109 comments | 6599 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mixed-use proposal for University Avenue meets mixed response

A proposal to demolish two stout commercial buildings at the heart of University Avenue's commercial district and replace...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Que Pasa?, on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 49 comments | 6597 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors divided over ban on two-story homes

Royal Manor, a community of more than 200 homes in the Palo Verde neighborhood, is seeking to become the latest Eichler-style...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by surrealDude, on Feb 12, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 26 comments | 6596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mary s Frances Callan's parting shot

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Original post made by Another Disappointed Community Member on Jan. 5, 2007
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Jan 6, 2007 at 6:50 pm | 9 comments | 6596 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Trail to close Wednesday for mosquito-abatement repairs

A popular Palo Alto Baylands trail will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 5, while crews repair a hole beneath a floodgate that...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 5, 2012 at 11:26 pm | 17 comments | 6595 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What Do You Think Of Stanford Mall?

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Original post made by Periwinkle on Sep. 18, 2006
Last comment by Carol Gilbert, on Nov 11, 2006 at 11:39 am | 14 comments | 6594 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to ban smoking at all small parks

More than half of Palo Alto parks would become smoke-free zones under a law change that a City Council committee abruptly...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 1, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 39 comments | 6594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds investigating Paly response to sexual harassment

The federal Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is currently investigating whether Palo Alto High School...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 15, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments | 6594 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to avoid another Alma Plaza

I pass by Alma Plaza every day and wonder how the builder got this passed. I remember 10 years of back and forth and this...

Original post made by Resident Ramona Street on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bg, on Jan 24, 2014 at 11:46 pm | 70 comments | 6593 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Teen psychiatric facility could open at El Camino Hospital

Palo Alto's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Mountain View's El Camino Hospital and Kaiser Permanente could partner to...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by RobinFox, on Apr 15, 2016 at 3:46 pm | 12 comments | 6593 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special meeting set to address Lytton Plaza delays

Seeking to break ground on Lytton Plaza as soon as possible without violating a local law, City Manager James Keene hopes...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 15, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 60 comments | 6592 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

You nearly killed me

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Original post made by Joel Henner on Jun. 16, 2006
Last comment by Glad I don't live in Palo Alto, on Dec 15, 2006 at 3:11 pm | 9 comments | 6592 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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