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PALO ALTO ISSUES

County looks to redesign Page Mill-Oregon, Foothill expressways

Some of the most dangerous and congested sections of Oregon Expressway/Page Mill Road from Alma Street to Foothill Expressway...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sunnyvale Commuter, 2 minutes ago | 24 comments | 4115 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Buildings of up to eight stories planned for East Palo Alto

With an eye on affordable housing and the city's bottom line, East Palo Alto officials on Monday night unveiled the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, 8 minutes ago | 11 comments | 1597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn student, former teacher call for more balanced academic culture

A Gunn High School student and former teacher brought to the school board Tuesday night a rallying cry to create a healthier,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Agree with need timely grades, 14 minutes ago | 39 comments | 4243 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo College wants to buy, preserve Sunset campus

An idea that could preserve the existing Sunset Magazine buildings has been put forth by Menlo College, which has outgrown...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, 55 minutes ago | 1 comment | 264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Questions and answers about mental health: Local experts offer their advice, guidance

As a community we are grieving. We have lost precious youth to treatable health conditions. We want our youth to feel encouraged...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by what about the $$ cost?, 1 hour ago | 11 comments | 1852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preparing for the unthinkable: School district maintenance foreman develops emergency-response system

In the event that a shooting were to take place at one of Palo Alto Unified School District's 17 campuses, teachers would...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Resident and Parent, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 798 Views

AROUND TOWN

A holiday to build 'a beloved community'

"All great religions encourage their followers to love their neighbors," Evergreen Park resident Samina Sundas said of the...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 40 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merry matchmaking: Local wine experts offer suggestions on holiday food-and-wines pairings

Planning what wines to serve at a Thanksgiving dinner or figuring out which to bring to a Christmas party can be, frankly,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 22 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County expands homeless programs while searching for new shelter

Faced with a shortage of beds to accommodate the county's homeless population this coming winter, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 3 hours ago | 20 comments | 3273 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Joseph, 3 hours ago | 62 comments | 3560 Views

AROUND TOWN

The gift that keeps on giving: Chefs dish on how to transform your holiday leftovers

When Nov. 1 hits, so does the holiday-meal planning. Are you brining, roasting or smoking? Pumpkin or pecan? Will you stick...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Up for debate: Palo Alto nonprofit empowers students to have a voice

On a recent Thursday evening at Eastside College Preparatory School, 13 students' heads are bent intently over desks as a...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto superintendent names members of achievement gap task force

Superintendent Max McGee announced Tuesday night the more than 20 faculty, parents, community members, alumni and administrators...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Parent, 9 hours ago | 21 comments | 2333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board OKs 'working cafe' plan for Varsity Theatre in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's Historic Resources Board gave the thumbs up Wednesday to plans for a public "working cafe" in the front courtyard...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by I Dont Check Back, 11 hours ago | 40 comments | 6872 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials defend $4.6M upgrade of City Hall

Five months after Palo Alto officials approved a $4.6 million renovation of City Hall, council members made a public case...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Hypocrisy, 11 hours ago | 26 comments | 3055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents gather to talk, seek advice

In the days after Palo Alto's most recent student suicide, local mental health experts, school administrators and parents...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by village fool, 11 hours ago | 24 comments | 5246 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars who broke into Palo Alto home captured on video

Burglars of a Palo Alto home Tuesday were recorded by a surveillance camera, and police have posted the video on [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0onDD6e0N5A&feature=youtu.be...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by True Blue, 11 hours ago | 5 comments | 3895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools mark Unity Day

A visit to any one of Palo Alto's 17 schools Thursday would have shown their own version of events to celebrate Unity Day,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Emi, 14 hours ago | 9 comments | 2230 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Fatal shooting by police officers may not have been recorded

Only two of three Menlo Park police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect on Nov. 11 were wearing...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Bru, 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto strikes down car-camping ban

Acknowledging a shift in the legal landscape, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday night to repeal the city's controversial...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Bru, 16 hours ago | 76 comments | 4433 Views
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