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SCHOOLS & KIDS

10 Books A Home invests in young learners

What can a bookcase and 10 books do for a child? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/11/28/10-books-a-home-invests-in-young-learners...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Sheri, 55 minutes ago | 2 comments | 176 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Stanford students protest decision in Ferguson

Stanford students and community members marched from the university to City Hall on Nov. 25, 2014, in protest of a Missouri...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 1608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto brings new approach to old 'parking crisis'

If things go as planned, 2015 will be the year in which Palo Alto residents and workers say farewell to free parking. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 2040 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unfriendly skies: Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise

At a gathering in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion in Atherton last month, as a resident began to speak about the incessant...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, 3 hours ago | 280 comments | 10813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing proposal for Maybell Avenue site set for review

A year after Palo Alto voters struck down an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue, the city is preparing to review...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Sense, 3 hours ago | 15 comments | 1958 Views

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Tree lighting to kick off holiday season

Downtown Palo Alto will launch the holiday shopping season on Saturday, Nov. 29, with the annual holiday tree lighting at...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Shop local!!, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 1012 Views

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Holiday helpers take the stress out of entertaining

Chestnuts roasting, sleigh bells ringing, halls decked, etc. Boasting delicious foods, festive music, reunions of families...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 50 Views

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Holiday cheer: Concerts and gatherings to make spirits bright

As temperatures drop, the days grow shorter and the nights longer, it's harder to rely on sunshine for warmth and light....

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 50 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Flood-protection delay continues threat of a 'mini-New Orleans' calamity

Seemingly endless delays in approval of a $37.5 million flood-control project for the San Francisquito Creek may at last...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 60 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 5 hours ago | 77 comments | 4151 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 HowAeronic, 8 hours ago | 35 comments | 4613 Views

SPORTS

Sherman helps the Seahawks stop the Niners once again

Former Stanford standout Richard Sherman intercepted two passes, one that set up the only touchdown of the day, and one that...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Street Sweeping??

I've noticed in the past few weeks/months that the street sweeping has been done very poorly. Anyone else notice this? ...

Original post made by Old Palo Alto on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, 10 hours ago | 8 comments | 214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn student, former teacher call for more balanced academic culture

A Gunn High School student and former teacher brought to the school board Tuesday night a rallying cry to create a healthier,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Agree..., 12 hours ago | 129 comments | 10201 Views

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Palo Alto set to approve digital artwork for City Hall lobby

The latest element in Palo Alto's roughly $4.5-million effort to enhance the ground floor at City Hall will be nearly impossible...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Craig, 12 hours ago | 14 comments | 2328 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto has the highest rental prices in the USA

According to the SF Chronicle, these are national rankings based on median home rental prices: 1. Palo Alto 2. San Francisco ... 5....

Original post made by Palo Alto is number 1 on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Silly, 13 hours ago | 4 comments | 195 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Helping kids this season

Don't let the booming Silicon Valley technology-driven economy lull you into thinking that there isn't a continuing divide,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 485 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The journey to the starting line

The Downtown Residential Parking Permit Program Stakeholder Group has been meeting for eight months and at its final meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 625 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is Crescent Park's parking 'creep' a sign of things to come?

Last year, Crescent Park residents learned all about the power — and the repercussions — of the city's parking...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens get uplift from downward dog

The physical and mental benefits of practicing yoga are numerous and well-supported by research: decreased stress, enhanced...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
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