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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 Commenter, 18 minutes ago | 69 comments | 6949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail launches study for Peninsula segment

With plans accelerating for the Bay Area segment of California's high-speed rail line, Palo Alto officials this week called...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by adobe, 51 minutes ago | 25 comments | 2421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg plans to raze, replace his Crescent Park homes

Facebook's billionaire CEO Mark Zuckerberg is preparing for a major update to his digs in the Crescent Park neighborhood,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Neighbor, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 1264 Views

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 Marc Vincenti, 4 hours ago | 51 comments | 3421 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Berman Mailers

If Marc Berman is worthy of being a stellar steward of taxpayer dollars, why the heck is he generating so much trash in the...

Original post made by Palo Alto Voter on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 64 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 Resident, 6 hours ago | 46 comments | 4175 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 Kazu, 7 hours ago | 51 comments | 5690 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Faircourt's bid to ban two-story homes rejected

An effort to ban new two-story homes in the Eichler enclave of Faircourt faltered Wednesday night after a series of last-minute...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by So sad, 8 hours ago | 11 comments | 1843 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 Kazu, 8 hours ago | 16 comments | 3412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Palo Altan identified as ISIS recruit

A former Palo Alto public school student has been identified as an Islamic State recruit, according to an [http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/isis-uncovered/american-isis-cell-story-3...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by pa97, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 13289 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local organizations to be recognized at Acterra Business Environmental Awards

The 26th annual Acterra Business Environmental Awards ceremony -- which recognizes Bay Area companies and organizations for...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 739 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Policy passed by Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors allows requests for change of measure letter

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed a policy Tuesday that will help voters differentiate between local measures...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Gray Matters, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 885 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Independent Expenditures for Berman-Who are these people?

I'm afraid that I had no idea what a difference independent expenditures could make in a race. I just looked at Election...

Original post made by Naive Voter on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Aaron, 12 hours ago | 8 comments | 397 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Video released in fatal Christmas police shooting

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 realreal, 15 hours ago | 27 comments | 3422 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 Oh, Brother!, on May 25, 2016 at 9:19 pm | 7 comments | 517 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Double Take' to be dismantled

"Double Take," the whimsical willow sculpture by artist Patrick Dougherty that's stood on the grounds of the Palo Alto Art...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on May 25, 2016 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 1127 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 Boo, Hiss!, on May 25, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 5 comments | 1539 Views

SPORTS

Yet another comeback nets Stanford women an NCAA title

Doubles-point deficits. Gutsy individual efforts. Three-set clinchers. Heart-stopping comebacks. "Upsets" of higher seeds....

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Joel, on May 25, 2016 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 663 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 Ron Taylor, on May 25, 2016 at 2:22 pm | 1094 comments | 189390 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, on May 25, 2016 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 2813 Views
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