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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley's year: 'amazing' but with 'perils'

Joint Venture Silicon Valley's annual economic study found that 2015 was a year of record-breaking growth and prosperity,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Ed Barbar, 4 minutes ago | 43 comments | 58454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford wins plaudits for Escondido Village housing proposal

While Palo Alto struggles to address its severe housing shortage, Stanford University is swiftly moving ahead with an ambitious...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Ahem, 4 minutes ago | 9 comments | 1101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district committee to review all school names

Following the tearful testimony of one African-American student and an entire class of Palo Alto High School students who...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Duveneck parent, 14 minutes ago | 49 comments | 3911 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise age for tobacco sales

Seeking to make Palo Alto a regional leader in a crusade against cigarette smoke, city officials are preparing to raise the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Carol B., 24 minutes ago | 8 comments | 1439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama in Palo Alto this morning

Streets in Old Palo Alto are impacted this morning due to a visit by President Barack Obama to a private event on Seale Avenue....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Tutu, 25 minutes ago | 26 comments | 7200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja proposes enrollment-growth plan

Just over two years since the City of Palo Alto penalized Castilleja School for exceeding its enrollment cap, the school...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Church Neighbor, 26 minutes ago | 24 comments | 2447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district moves to dismiss teacher accused of sex abuse

The Palo Alto school board unanimously voted Tuesday to initiate dismissal proceedings for an elementary school teacher who...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Can you say "Reading comprehension"?, 37 minutes ago | 33 comments | 4866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's new "Bring your own device to school" policy

What does everyone think about this new policy that Paly wants all students to bring a laptop, tablet, or similar to school...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, 44 minutes ago | 1 comment | 69 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

KIPP Bay Area Schools to open charter school in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto parents who have been working tirelessly for well over a year to bring a new public-school option to their...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Another parent , 47 minutes ago | 6 comments | 1158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andronico's offers to move into Edgewood

Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center could soon have a new grocer in the form of Andronico's Community Markets, according to center...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, 1 hour ago | 76 comments | 7259 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Evergreen Park wants annexation to parking-permit program

With their neighborhood rapidly becoming a de facto commuter parking zone, residents of Evergreen Park want the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Michael Eager, 2 hours ago | 24 comments | 2899 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football loses top defensive coach Hart

Randy Hart, one of the nation's premier defensive line coaches and a protege of Woody Hayes, has announced his retirement....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Bob Jimenez, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 4958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly program makes frosh feel connected

Imagine a well-established program that eases the transition into high school by providing freshmen with smaller learning...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Parent, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 132 Views

SPORTS

Beavers take a bite out of Stanford men in Pac-12 hoops

==BI College roundup == Stanford's 62-50 loss to visiting Oregon State on Thursday was more of the same: not enough defense...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 478 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing up undocumented

Editor's note: Pseudonyms are being used by three of the undocumented youth interviewed for this story, at their request...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Entire_Article_is_Objectionable_Content, 4 hours ago | 7 comments | 1552 Views

SPORTS

Even without Olympians, Stanford women will contend

==BI College swimming== Sarah Haase, Lia Neal, Janet Hu and Ella Eastin may not have the name recognition of, say, world...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by member, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 971 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown man booked for lewd behavior, again

A Palo Alto man was arrested Sunday afternoon for exposing himself and engaging in lewd behavior while standing in the backyard...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by sidwell, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 2603 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man sought in gun-brandishing road-rage incident in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who allegedly brandished a handgun at a woman during a road-rage incident on Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by pro tip, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 924 Views

SPORTS

U.S. men qualify for Olympics with golden performance

Team USA punched its ticket to next summer's Rio Olympics by earning gold at the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup on Wednesday...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Alejandra, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 1020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saving water and blooming all year round

Water-wise gardens, popular during the drought, do not have to be a colorless compromise, according to Roberta Barnes, who...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
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