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A question of boundaries: Paly teacher rebuked

June 11 was a day of relief and closure for Palo Alto High School English teacher Kevin Sharp. Or so he thought. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by True Blue, 6 hours ago | 97 comments | 18829 Views


Aircraft noise

I have just spent some time emailing Anna Eshoo and Barbara Boxer (you have to fill out their website) urging them as our...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by OPar, 6 hours ago | 46 comments | 932 Views


Report: Violent crime rate in East Palo Alto plunges

After decades of negative press, East Palo Alto's violent crime rate has plunged by 64 percent in one year, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Marrol, 6 hours ago | 7 comments | 1118 Views


School district launches special-education review

A longtime special-education advocate and Harvard University Graduate School of Education professor is visiting Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Pull Back, 7 hours ago | 24 comments | 3660 Views


Prioritizing choice programs. No new elementary school.

The PAUSD Board of Education will receive an Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) Update at a study session tonight,...

Original post made by South PA Parent on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sense, 8 hours ago | 65 comments | 1463 Views


Halloween in Palo Alto

How do Palo Alto residents with kids celebrate Halloween? Do they go out trick-or-treating? Where? In their neighbourhood?...

Original post made by Zoya on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Hmm, 9 hours ago | 61 comments | 11013 Views


Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation — A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 9 hours ago | 40 comments | 6518 Views


A call for more housing in Palo Alto

With home values soaring and affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto residents appealed to the City Council on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 9 hours ago | 217 comments | 9710 Views


Recording released of response to motorcycle fatality

Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman has released an audio recording of the Menlo Park Fire District's response to a Sept. 22...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Emily Renzel, 13 hours ago | 11 comments | 2637 Views


Stanford, UCLA all set for a showdown after bye week

No. 15-ranked Stanford is well into preparation for Thursday night's nationally televised game football game on ESPN against...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Tony Sandoval, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 696 Views


Palo Alto school board to discuss Strategic Plan survey

The school district's 2015 Strategic Plan survey results, which the school board will discuss Tuesday night, offers insight...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Fairness and Honesty, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 634 Views


Palo Alto seeks greater voice in regional transportation projects

Palo Alto takes great pride in being a worldwide leader in technology and conservation, but when it comes to transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Midtown, 15 hours ago | 6 comments | 2619 Views


Off Deadline: Personalizing the 'urban forest'

The current dialogue over northern Palo Alto's historic "urban forest" may mean that residents need to take more personal...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Jane, 16 hours ago | 7 comments | 1914 Views


CHP: Motorcyclist splitting lanes when crash occurred

A motorcyclist killed Tuesday in a crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto appears to have been splitting lanes at a high...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Chip, 16 hours ago | 39 comments | 7477 Views


New cameras to count bikers, pedestrians

Dozens of cameras will be installed on utility poles throughout Palo Alto as part of the city's latest attempt to gauge the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by To Resident, 18 hours ago | 57 comments | 3544 Views


VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, Publisher Bill Johnson and...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Ed B., 18 hours ago | 4 comments | 1982 Views


Man booked for stabbing outside Happy Donuts

Palo Alto police have arrested a man who they believe stabbed another man in the back in an alleyway behind Happy Donuts...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by BV resident?, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 2486 Views


Santa Clara County approves cold weather homeless shelter program

Santa Clara County will have 255 beds available for the homeless during the winter under a program approved by the board...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 1558 Views


Summit to spotlight domestic violence in Palo Alto

Domestic violence is the kind of issue that is often thought to afflict women in less economically well-off communities....

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Shelly, on Oct 11, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 10 comments | 2165 Views


A Teachable Moment

Last week the Paly High student newspaper has editorialized that "The Campanile believes that Dauber acted inappropriately...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 11, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 12 comments | 727 Views
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Mademoiselle Colette, now open in downtown Menlo Park
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The Big Four - Part one
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