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What energizes great teachers? Palo Alto teacher goes on road trip to find out

Palo Alto High School English teacher David Cohen is taking the year off to travel to school districts up and down California,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by David Cohen, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 2068 Views


Editorial: The meaning of 'fight'

Palo Alto school Superintendent Max McGee opted this month to solve the newest complaint of a frustrated Palo Alto parent...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by frustrated mom, 2 hours ago | 20 comments | 4520 Views


Group grades city council's 'residentialist' credentials

With seemingly every candidate in the City Council trying to run under the "residentialist" banner, the citizens group Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, 2 hours ago | 100 comments | 4767 Views


Low Water Pressure from Development?

I saw numerous comments online about people in LAH having an increase in pressure a few weeks ago that has remained. We...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by resident , 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 85 Views


Palo Alto police report spike in residential burglaries

Fifteen residential burglaries in Palo Alto have been reported to the police in September, an increase in crimes that appears...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 851 Views


Yelp to move into planned College Terrace Centre

Palo Alto's College Terrace Centre development has secured at least one tenant in review website Yelp, according to the Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Still Hungry, 4 hours ago | 33 comments | 3356 Views


The value of world languages in elementary school?

Why do people think world language in elementary school is so important? What about more science and computer programming,...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 4 hours ago | 31 comments | 632 Views


Longtime Milk Pail employee, son killed in apartment fumes

The two bodies found in an apartment complex in Mountain View on Wednesday have been identified as James Liu and his teenage...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, 6 hours ago | 5 comments | 10165 Views


VIDEO: A conversation with Club Academia founder Shilpa Yarlagadda

Shilpa Yarlagadda is a 2014 graduate of Gunn High School in Palo Alto and founder of Club Academia. She talks with Lisa Van...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Bill Zuckerberg, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 195 Views


Cardinal's top defense is making a strong case for itself

There is growing sentiment that this season's Stanford defense is better than last year's, and might be one of the best in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Mike, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 132 Views


Sex crimes, liquor violations remain high at Stanford, report says

Stanford University issued its latest crime report this week with a new "dating violence" sex-crime category and new definitions...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, 9 hours ago | 5 comments | 148 Views


Police conduct manhunt in downtown Palo Alto

Police in Palo Alto are searching the Downtown North neighborhood for a man who is suspected of fraud and also has a warrant...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 10 hours ago | 12 comments | 5158 Views


Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Long Time Resident, 11 hours ago | 7 comments | 5036 Views


Palo Alto officials blast water board

Frustrated by a permitting process that continuous to plague two long-awaited construction projects in the Baylands, furious...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Change the names, 11 hours ago | 37 comments | 3374 Views


Help me find person who hit my car and fled

I park on High Street in between Embarcadero Road & Lincoln Avenue for work. On 9/17 someone hit my car and fled the...

Original post made by Brian Cicalese on Sep. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 68 Views


Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by David V, 12 hours ago | 41 comments | 3529 Views


Stanford to conduct test of campus emergency notification system

Stanford University will conduct a test of the campuswide [ AlertSU]...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 12 hours ago | 5 comments | 721 Views


Palo Alto Buddhist Temple marks milestone

It was born out of an idea discussed in a cemetery and it grew as a place of worship for Palo Alto's Buddhist community....

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Truthseeker, 12 hours ago | 4 comments | 2371 Views


Tree Cutting Connection to City Government

I can only understand the bizarre choices made by the city as to when and how to cut trees by positing a financial connection...

Original post made by Spoiler on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, 13 hours ago | 5 comments | 128 Views


Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order for flagging errors

An inpatient pharmacy technician supervisor at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto facility said he experienced...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Another Frontline Clinician, 15 hours ago | 15 comments | 3073 Views
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By Jay Thorwaldson | 2 comments | 1,440 views

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