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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools usher in new era of testing

Students across the Palo Alto Unified School District are sitting down to computers over the next few weeks to take the state's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Engineer, 13 minutes ago | 39 comments | 3903 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: Burglary suspect arrested after leaving driver's license

Palo Alto police arrested a woman Monday morning for residential burglary after she accidentally dropped her driver's license...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by slam dunk, 13 minutes ago | 1 comment | 568 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thinking of moving?

Roger and Margaret Smith had always thought of themselves as in the "we're going to die in the house" scenario. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by question, 19 minutes ago | 9 comments | 493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union defends decision to file grievance against Gunn principal

Citing "misconceptions and misinformation" surrounding the union grievance filed late last year against Gunn High School...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Redonculous, 22 minutes ago | 138 comments | 6432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on Measure A

It is hard to imagine a worse time for the Palo Alto school district to go to the voters for the renewal and a 20 percent...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Megan Swezey Fogarty, 31 minutes ago | 87 comments | 3544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NYT: Push, Don't Crush, the Students

Another NYT article on PAUSD: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/26/sunday-review/push-dont-crush-the-students.html?fb_ref=Default&_r=0...

Original post made by Parent on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by We're all in this together, 45 minutes ago | 4 comments | 214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three bicyclists hit by car on Page Mill Road

Three bicyclists who were hit by a vehicle on upper Page Mill Road above Foothills Park Sunday were transported to Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by MJP_Cyclist, 1 hour ago | 99 comments | 8887 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cordell: A different solution for Buena Vista

"In recognition of the unique situation and vulnerability of mobile home owners, the State Legislature adopted the Mobilehome...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by palo alto resident, 1 hour ago | 89 comments | 4201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donkey 'ambassador' to roam Palo Alto

Move over, El Palo Alto, the city is about to get a new icon. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/04/24/donkey-ambassador-to-roam-palo-alto...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by why?!, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 2399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford residences tagged with anti-Semitic graffiti

Three student residences at Stanford University, including the Sigma Alpha Epislon (SAE) fraternity house, were vandalized...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Horrified, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 951 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palantir Technologies is taking over public streets for two weeks

As I understand it, the city of Palo Alto gave permits to Palantir to block the entire 100 block of Forest Avenue and Emerson/Forest...

Original post made by Palo Alto on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Need nore Sunshine, 3 hours ago | 12 comments | 895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are 'ghost homes' becoming a problem?

The house in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood is large and beautiful, its lawn is regularly manicured and, peering...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Send It Before, 4 hours ago | 12 comments | 879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water board supports removing Searsville Dam

The SF Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has told Stanford University it supports removing Searsville Dam as the university...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Water Board, 4 hours ago | 92 comments | 5821 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: girl groped in Palo Alto market

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly followed and groped a 12-year-old girl while she was shopping with her...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Danno, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 1208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike path on Alma?

We got a post card from the city for a meeting about bike paths including a planned one on Alma in South Palo Alto. This...

Original post made by CHW on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, 6 hours ago | 15 comments | 271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain cautious about Palo Alto requests

While the City of Palo Alto is putting its weight behind the importance of restricting access to the rail corridor to prevent...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by parent, 7 hours ago | 40 comments | 3403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Battle over Measure A heats up

With 11 days left until Palo Alto's special school parcel-tax election, Measure A campaigners are working to corral support...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by OPar, 7 hours ago | 79 comments | 4420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds turn out for Magical Bridge opening in Palo Alto

The Magical Bridge playground, one of few in the nation geared to the needs of adults and children with disabilities, opened...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Sallie Tasto, 8 hours ago | 9 comments | 1265 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why is Ground Water Pumping Still Allowed in Palo Alto?

Last night I was walking my dog and saw a new house being built in the 2100 block of Cowper in OId Palo Alto. The site was...

Original post made by Bill Glazier on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 10 hours ago | 107 comments | 3562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District eyes expansion of student research program

Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee is hoping to expand a longtime student-research program at Palo Alto High School...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by yikes.., 10 hours ago | 46 comments | 2677 Views
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Palo Alto's Cafe Pro Bono reopens after fire
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 1,580 views

You Ate What?
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By Steve Levy | 3 comments | 740 views

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