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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 not really, 2 minutes ago | 22 comments | 3325 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, 4 minutes ago | 30 comments | 3602 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, 48 minutes ago | 2 comments | 478 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 Parents Unionize! , 51 minutes ago | 56 comments | 5557 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 WillowsResident, 3 hours ago | 8 comments | 1234 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, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 648 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, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 1501 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 Online Name, 7 hours ago | 44 comments | 4184 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, 9 hours ago | 11 comments | 3627 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 Dennison, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 1195 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, 10 hours ago | 7 comments | 4397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The vanishing surplus

The Palo Alto school board has spent months in what we now discover were two alternate realities, one taking place behind...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Take action!, 20 hours ago | 40 comments | 4648 Views

AROUND TOWN

The flight of the butterfly

Eleanor Laney remembers a time when it was easy to spot a butterfly fluttering by or perched on a flower. But for her and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by EllenU85, on May 23, 2016 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 1147 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 Watch me pull a rabbit..., on May 23, 2016 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 2163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Even Worse - Raises for School Administrators

Lost in the discussion of the teacher raises is the point that ALL ADMINISTRATORS ARE SLATED TO GET THE SAME RAISES. Scott...

Original post made by A Parent on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Absurd!, on May 23, 2016 at 1:03 pm | 5 comments | 2599 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 resident 1, on May 23, 2016 at 11:51 am | 7 comments | 348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I thought Palo Alto had a high standard of living?

In the weekly Palo Alto Enjoy Newsletter I receive I was dismayed to read that two programs involved suicide prevention and...

Original post made by Joe BP on May. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 136 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 Whinerville, on May 23, 2016 at 7:40 am | 5 comments | 175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn students must retake AP exams

A significant number of Gunn High School students will have to retake their Advance Placement (AP) exams after the school...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Teachers NOT Flexible, on May 23, 2016 at 12:50 am | 62 comments | 11663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents oppose VTA bus plan

Palo Alto residents told county transportation officials to go back to the drawing board after viewing three proposed bus...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Eric, on May 22, 2016 at 9:50 pm | 17 comments | 2503 Views
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