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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stevenson House shakeup boots director, staff

A major shakeup at senior-housing community Stevenson House has resulted in the dismissal of its longtime executive director...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by Nancy Neff, 39 minutes ago | 12 comments | 2126 Views

AROUND TOWN

PAHC Chief Decides to live in PAHC Property.

This morning the Daily Post headlined an article about Candice Gonzalez, Executive Director of Palo Alto Housing Corporation...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, 59 minutes ago | 57 comments | 1030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Forward joins opposition to office-space limits

A citizens group that promotes more housing and transportation options in Palo Alto has joined some of the city's largest...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by family, 1 hour ago | 143 comments | 5176 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brutal day of plane noise over North Palo Alto

Today was an exceptionally bad day of plane noise over North Palo Alto. I had 25 planes over my home in 2 hours. That's about...

Original post made by tiredofthenoise on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, 1 hour ago | 86 comments | 1222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Library Foundation heads toward final chapter

When a small group of entrepreneurial bibliophiles met in 2001 to discuss ways to fix up Palo Alto's library system, the...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Chao, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 1233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Parents: Let's REALLY Talk

PAUSD Parents: What do you REALLY think? Wednesday, the district held a "Let's Talk" event where apparently they continued...

Original post made by a pausd parent on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by pausd parent, 2 hours ago | 13 comments | 684 Views

SPORTS

Gunn advances, but Palo Alto does not in boys' CCS playoffs

On a night when the Gunn boys pulled out a big victory following a thrilling rally, Palo Alto could not do the same and exited...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A gathering place, again: Formerly derelict Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center finds new life

Bucking the trend of many other mom-and-pop businesses owners who've left town due to rising rents, Steve Stivala, owner...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by JAH, 2 hours ago | 10 comments | 1702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grading the mile run?

My average weight boy runs the mile at J.L.S. He is not a fast runner but he does run (not walk) and averages about 9:30....

Original post made by PA Mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Piper Evergreen, 2 hours ago | 26 comments | 3072 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In its war on waste, city takes aim at food scraps

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to reduce the amount of trash heading to the landfill could soon bring a new service to...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Question, 3 hours ago | 37 comments | 3336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City leaders propose neighborhood-liaison program

Seeking to better understand what Palo Alto's neighborhoods need, four members of the City Council hope to appoint a staff...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Counterclockwise, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 1381 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: When neighbors object

The Palo Alto City Council made the right call Monday night in upholding the staff approval of a single-family home proposed...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Counterclockwise, 3 hours ago | 19 comments | 3062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two speeches to the Board: Save Gunn's 118 teachers

Dear Palo Alto Onliners, Along with my colleague Cara Stoneburner, a 4th-grade teacher at Juana Briones, I was one of...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Mar. 1, 2015
There are no comments yet. 75 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Stephanie Martinson, Racing Hearts founder and speech pathologist

Armed with a matter-of-fact cheerfulness and her fellow Palo Altans' willingness to help, Stephanie Martinson, a part-time...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2015
Last comment by Marc, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 719 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panelists tell community: Listen more, listen deeply

A mother, a sister and a friend who have lost loved ones to suicide, along with a psychiatrist, a pediatrician, the Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Just another teacher, 13 hours ago | 30 comments | 5010 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In a certain light: Over the course of a day, Baylands is ever-changing

At the Palo Alto Baylands, the sights and sounds that catch one's attention are as likely to come from above as from below. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by shani kleinhaus, 14 hours ago | 17 comments | 3665 Views

BOOKS

MLK day student-protesters appear in court

The first group of Stanford University student-protesters arrested during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day action that shut down...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 15 hours ago | 38 comments | 2568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Samsung opens new chapter for old Borders building

Palo Alto's iconic Varsity Theatre building on University Avenue, most recently a home to Borders Books, will soon be transformed...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by musical, 23 hours ago | 70 comments | 5880 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Off Deadline — Stanford's John Hennessy takes a peek at Stanford's, and the world's, future

In a rare conversational interview Stanford University President John Hennessy disclosed some "modest" expansion plans and...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Colly, on Feb 28, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 1 comment | 1682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek man who exposed himself to a girl

A man driving a newer black hatchback exposed himself to an 11-year-old girl as she walked her dog last Sunday, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Feb 28, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 1592 Views
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