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AROUND TOWN

Metropolitan Transportation Commission approves expansion of bike share program

A tenfold expansion of the Bay Area Bike Share program was unanimously approved Wednesday morning by the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by resident, 0 hours ago | 6 comments | 544 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista closure approved

In a decision that may signal the end of the road for Palo Alto's only mobile-home park, city officials on Tuesday affirmed...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, 8 minutes ago | 38 comments | 4386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

KTVU NEWS - Palo Alto Residents complain about landing jet noise

KTVU NEWS - Palo Alto Residents complain about landing jet noise http://wn.ktvu.com/clip/11535404/palo-alto-palo-alto-residents-compaion-about-landing-jet-noise ...

Original post made by PA res on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, 21 minutes ago | 1 comment | 37 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to rethink animal services

With Palo Alto's animal services limping toward an uncertain future, a City Council committee on Tuesday agreed to spend...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jeremy, 49 minutes ago | 8 comments | 927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Early education, math key to closing achievement gap

With a sense of optimism around new leadership and a systematic plan for change after years of piecemeal efforts to reduce...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by paly parent, 53 minutes ago | 14 comments | 1313 Views

SPORTS

SHP reaches its first CCS baseball title game since 1989

The last time Sacred Heart Prep played in a Central Coast Section baseball championship game, none of the current players...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by musical, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford Driving School closed; other options?

My oldest child used Stanford Driving School to learn how to drive, along with most of her friends. I went to book lessons...

Original post made by Mom on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by WT, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 779 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New bell schedule approved for Gunn

Gunn High School will officially shift to a 75-minute rotating block schedule in the next school year after receiving the...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum, 2 hours ago | 13 comments | 877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Palo Alto close its achievement gap?

Recommendations for how to help low-income and minority students excel in Palo Alto schools will be reviewed by the Board...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, 2 hours ago | 48 comments | 2841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teachers agree to use online homework system

Palo Alto Unified School District's secondary school teachers would be required next school year to use online school management...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Bob, 3 hours ago | 33 comments | 3732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown post office considers move to Alma

Citing critical loss of revenue, the U.S. Postal Service is considering moving its downtown branch to Alma Street at the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, 3 hours ago | 22 comments | 4012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City celebrates revamped California Avenue

The brand new fountain sculpture wasn't the only thing making a splash Thursday on California Avenue, where a crowd of merchants,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by TimH, 4 hours ago | 53 comments | 4559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian: 'Significant' need for inpatient psych beds for teens

Calling the lack of hospital beds for youth in mental health crises "a real and significant need," Santa Clara County Supervisor...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by parent in the community, 6 hours ago | 12 comments | 2220 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista closure heads toward final chapter

With the City Council just days away from making a decision on the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, supporters of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, 6 hours ago | 59 comments | 5667 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools: Walking the Talk

Our kids learn from what we do, not what we say. In what ways should our schools and district walk the talk? In what ways...

Original post made by PAUSD Parent on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Introspective, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 112 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents hope to drown out airplane noise with complaints

When Amy Christel moved from Barron Park to her new Midtown Palo Alto home last summer, she welcomed the time she could spend...

Original post made on May. 24, 2015
Last comment by Bru, 6 hours ago | 115 comments | 6052 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

There's simply not much on the market

Would-be home buyers can count on frustration this spring as they confront the reality of today's market: Inventory of homes...

Original post made on May. 24, 2015
Last comment by question, 7 hours ago | 14 comments | 1052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why so few hospital beds for teens?

The absence of adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds in Santa Clara County — described by one Palo Alto child and adolescent...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Thank you, 20 hours ago | 13 comments | 3469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Parking problems brew at Philz Coffee

Parking is getting tight in Midtown, and the opening of a new cafe may make matters worse. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/25/shop-talk-parking-...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jean G, 23 hours ago | 20 comments | 3929 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with 'urgency' law to protect retail

With Palo Alto's shopping centers thriving, its sales-tax revenues rising and its downtown vacancies virtually nonexistent,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Unconstitutional Nonsense, on May 26, 2015 at 7:23 am | 51 comments | 5518 Views
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