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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 Sea Reddy, 0 hours ago | 17 comments | 1251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents call for 'road diet' to curb accidents on Middlefield

For John Guislin and his neighbors on Middlefield Road, screeching tires and clanging metal have become increasingly familiar...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Since you brough it up, 1 minute ago | 20 comments | 2300 Views

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 Sheesh, 7 minutes ago | 6 comments | 1137 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Video released in fatal Christmas shooting in Palo Alto

Officers who fatally shot a mentally ill man on a Palo Alto street on Christmas Day were justified when they discharged their...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Izzy, 9 minutes ago | 14 comments | 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, 25 minutes ago | 1093 comments | 189293 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, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 2641 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, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 690 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Block-long development approved for Olive Garden site

The already sizzling construction climate around California Avenue is set to heat up even further after the City Council...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Citizens Unite, 2 hours ago | 37 comments | 4877 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 Maya, 2 hours ago | 64 comments | 6436 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, 7 hours ago | 9 comments | 1527 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 About Marc Berman, 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 1382 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, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 541 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 An Observer, 14 hours ago | 5 comments | 329 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Veenker for Assembly

As one would expect for an open legislative seat, the race to replace termed-out State Assemblyman Rich Gordon has attracted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, 15 hours ago | 45 comments | 4257 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, 18 hours ago | 6 comments | 203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to reboot bike-bridge project

After their first bid to create a "landmark" bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 took an unfortunate turn, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, 19 hours ago | 24 comments | 3460 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, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 772 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 | 1702 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 | 3643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nike's Phil Knight makes largest cash donation in Stanford's history

Philip Knight, Stanford University alumnus and co-founder of Nike, has made the single largest cash donation from an individual...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Baloney, on May 24, 2016 at 8:22 am | 7 comments | 4410 Views
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