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PALO ALTO ISSUES

In wake of accident, a call for forum on seniors and driving safety

A Palo Alto geriatric social worker hopes to organize a community forum on driving safety and the area's growing population...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Bob, 4 minutes ago | 36 comments | 1657 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA refuses to budge on Page Mill gym closure

A special meeting between leaders of the YMCA of Silicon Valley and members of the Page Mill YMCA branch to discuss staving...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Tony, 16 minutes ago | 36 comments | 3098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hennessy to 'undervalued' teachers: 'Tell people about what you do'

Addressing the burnout rate of young teachers in high-poverty schools is a goal of a new Stanford University summer institute...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by It happens, 18 minutes ago | 4 comments | 588 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three critically injured after car crashes into downtown coffee shop

Three people were critically injured in downtown Palo Alto on Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into University...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, 2 hours ago | 33 comments | 19634 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Invitation only candidates meeting

On Wednesday there was a by invitation only meeting with three of the candidates for city council-- Holman, filseth and Dubois....

Original post made by Rupert of henzau on Aug. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 37 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, 2 hours ago | 67 comments | 3539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Skeptical about 'net zero'

In a desire to explore what it describes as an innovative planning concept that could lead the state and nation in a new...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Green Washing, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's rule changes for new El Camino buildings met with skepticism

After faltering in their first effort to promote wider sidewalks on El Camino Real, Palo Alto officials did little better...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Emily Renzel, 3 hours ago | 9 comments | 1122 Views

SPORTS

Stanford 14A girls win twice to open National JO water polo

The Stanford Water Polo Club opened the girls' competition at the National Junior Olympics on Thursday, with seven teams...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by John Barman, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 63 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Werry Park groping suspect

Palo Alto police arrested Thursday morning a man who they allege sexually harassed a woman in Werry Park last month and days...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Wondering", 4 hours ago | 5 comments | 545 Views

SPORTS

Stanford boys have two shots at JO water polo medals

Two teams from the Stanford Water Polo Club will play for medals at the National Junior Olympics on Tuesday at Stanford's...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Bruno Antonino, 4 hours ago | 12 comments | 961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In unanimous comments, school board challenges federal agency

Palo Alto Board of Education members Tuesday signaled unanimous support for a resolution seeking redress against a federal...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Public Filings? , 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 56 Views

SPORTS

SHP grad completes a dream by swimming English Channel

Heather Smith helped the Sacred Heart Prep girls water polo team win three straight Central Coast Section Division II titles....

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Pam, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 132 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford student sentenced for 'cyber stalking'

A former Stanford University student was sentenced to four months in county jail after she pleaded no contest to hacking...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by FACT CHECKER, 5 hours ago | 16 comments | 5560 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local nonprofit aids in Central American immigrant crisis

Though current debate over what to do with the tens of thousands of children surging across the U.S. border from violence-torn...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by complicated, 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 1076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We want Palo Alto to be the best place in USA - Dangerous Special Interests

Hi I am Sea - Seelam Reddy. I am running for Palo Alto city council. Donna from the Palo Alto city hall confirmed that...

Original post made by Sea-Seelam Reddy on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, 8 hours ago | 4 comments | 149 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Dog run snobs

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Original post made by Dog owner on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by Merlinlove, 8 hours ago | 69 comments | 6698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian aims to put county services within reach

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian has a plan to make social services more accessible to North County residents. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 8 hours ago | 4 comments | 480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planned home brings angst to Eichler block

With its leafy sidewalks and quiet air of suburban serenity, Richardson Court appears an unlikely battlefront in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by MD from TO, 17 hours ago | 42 comments | 4024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two familiar faces enter Palo Alto council race

The crowded race for the Palo Alto City Council further expanded Wednesday, when two familiar candidates -- Mark Weiss and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Seriously?, 17 hours ago | 29 comments | 4490 Views
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