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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes greater consistency at Palo Alto's high schools

Armed with a wealth of data on consistency – or lack thereof – across courses, subjects and teachers at Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by What are we teaching our kids, 1 hour ago | 61 comments | 3721 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Eshoo's big challenge

It is rare for a member of Congress to become a lightning rod for complaints about the local impacts of a federal agency's...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by musical, 1 hour ago | 54 comments | 1880 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A groundling's lament; and call to action

This summer I became a reluctant advocate for quiet skies. I say reluctant because I am a teacher-librarian, not a rabble-rouser....

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by musical, 1 hour ago | 167 comments | 5604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents sue Palo Alto over closure approval

Residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park have filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto, challenging the city's decision in...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by m2grs, 3 hours ago | 72 comments | 5038 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission approves chain store limit on California Avenue

Palo Alto's effort to promote an eclectic and independent retail mix on California Avenue by limiting chain stores in the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Watched the meeting, 3 hours ago | 16 comments | 2581 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood Plaza developer could face penalties for vacant grocery store

The developer of Edgewood Plaza will face a fine of $500 per day if the vacant grocery store formerly occupied by Fresh Market...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Long Time Resident, 4 hours ago | 37 comments | 3041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study aims to bring data to Palo Alto's loud debate over airplane noise

With citizen complaints about airplane noise on the rise, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission a study focused...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by OPar, 4 hours ago | 95 comments | 2550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Q&A with Julie Lythcott-Haims

Julie Lythcott-Haims, former Stanford University dean of freshmen, Palo Alto parent of two and author of new book, "How to...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by fellow parent, 4 hours ago | 13 comments | 2376 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto tech worker arrested on suspicion of stealing trade secrets

A tech worker suspected of stealing trade secrets was arrested Thursday at San Francisco International Airport as he prepared...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Disloyal, 6 hours ago | 13 comments | 3731 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

This week includes East Palo Alto Children's Day in the Park on Saturday, Green Fest on Sunday and moth observations on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, 7 hours ago | 3 comments | 396 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents adapt to new food-scrap collection program

Kitchen pails for food scraps made their way to Palo Alto residents in June, and the service collection began July 1. As...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, 7 hours ago | 22 comments | 2196 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In city's new wage law, a modest proposal

The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 1136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

Shift subsidies Read the letters here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/08/28/letters-to-the-editor posted...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by musical, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Man in car accosts middle-school students in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly pulled up in a car next to two middle school students Thursday evening...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, 8 hours ago | 4 comments | 1721 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's volleyball looking for missing pieces to puzzle

College volleyball Jordan Burgess, Madi Bugg and Brittany Howard have faced incredibly high expectations since joining the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Old Alum, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 872 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford University Title IX coordinator to step down

Catherine Criswell, Stanford University's Title IX coordinator and a former longtime U.S. Department of Education Office...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by duely processed, 9 hours ago | 5 comments | 3975 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto stabbing victim identified

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Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Another , 12 hours ago | 14 comments | 3627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buckets of changes

Kitchen pails for food scraps made their way to Palo Alto residents in June, and the service collection began July 1. As...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Yuckie, 15 hours ago | 3 comments | 450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New proposal for Maybell affordable housing site

Residents near the Maybell/Clemo property which was at the heart of the Measure D ballot measure two years ago have received...

Original post made by Jerry Underdal on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by Billi, 16 hours ago | 11 comments | 474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits in Palo Alto

The software development firm Barefoot Networks gets ready to occupy the second floor of 2151 Park Blvd. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
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