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PALO ALTO ISSUES

PASZ A Trojan Horse

This spring, Mimi Steel, an activist with close ties to the Citizens Alliance for Property Rights (stands for no affordable...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 18, 2014 at 8:56 am | 6 comments | 301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Broad action' encouraged to fix district's achievement gap

The Palo Alto school board and members of the public Tuesday night looked back at the district's history of attempts to improve...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Why dip in math scores, on Oct 18, 2014 at 6:55 am | 17 comments | 1530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly to host three-day grand opening for Media Arts Center

Palo Alto High School is celebrating the opening of its state-of-the-art, multi-million-dollar Media Arts Center next weekend...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 17, 2014 at 10:28 pm | 13 comments | 5924 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local medical facilities amp up Ebola preparedness training

Stanford Medical Center and Palo Alto Medical Foundation are among medical facilities nationwide increasing Ebola preparedness...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 17, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 18 comments | 3052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Verizon wins approval for cell antennas at Little League ballpark

Opponents of Verizon's plan to install a cell antenna at the Little League ballfield on Middlefield Road suffered a second...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Oct 17, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 19 comments | 1877 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate profile: The Organizer; Lydia Kou

Palo Altans generally care about two things: staying alive and new developments (not necessarily in that order). Recent history...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Oct 17, 2014 at 5:42 pm | 5 comments | 414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Letter to Marissa Mayer: Please don't throw your annual Halloween Party at Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary

A few days ago I saw fake grass being placed in the driveway at what was once Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary, Palo Alto's...

Original post made by Professorville Neighbor on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 17, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 22 comments | 704 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Finding Strength

Some may find this a downer, but for some it may inspire. Facing Death with Dignity, and Sass October 26th Marks 19...

Original post made by Norman Carroll on Oct. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 55 Views

RESTAURANTS

Alexander's new pastry venture to open in MV Oct. 16

Alexander's Patisserie, now under construction at 209 Castro St. in downtown MV, is scheduled to open Thursday October 16,...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Think for Yourself

The weekly just completed their editorials , explaining to residents how they should vote in the coming election. Really,...

Original post made by Make up your own mind on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Poll in Palo Alto

I received another telephone "Poll" similar in nature to the fake poll a week ago regarding the Residentialist Slate. This...

Original post made by IGotThatCall on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by IGotThatCall, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 77 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls wrap up SCVAL golf title by downing rival Paly

The Gunn girls had to share the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League regular-season golf title with rival Palo Alto last year....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

<B><B>BLOOMIE'S BLOSSOMS IN NEW LOCALE ...</B> A newly-built, $18 million, three-story <B>Bloomingdale's</B> opened Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Gertrude, on Oct 17, 2014 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A media center for the next century

What will the newsroom-classroom of the future look like? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/10/17/a-media-center-for-the-next-century...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2665 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board swats plan to give ballfield 'historic' status

Over six decades, the Palo Alto Little League field has become hub of big dreams and cherished memories for generations of...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by southbayresident, on Oct 17, 2014 at 1:07 am | 14 comments | 1169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate profile: Ken Dauber

Ken Dauber has said he's being specific in his campaign commitments for a reason -- so that if elected, he'll have the weight...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 16, 2014 at 10:32 pm | 2 comments | 802 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No Response on Numbers of Planes at Low Altitudes

Our representative in Washington, Anna Eshoo, is coming up for reelection, and this is a good time to email her about the...

Original post made by Midtown Man on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 16, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 22 comments | 499 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water district candidates focus on drought, flooding

The winner in the race for a single seat at the Santa Clara Valley Water District will take on major challenges if elected...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by FixTheCreek, on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 6 comments | 2540 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Zuckerberg, Chan join fight against Ebola

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Tuesday that they have committed $25 million...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 24 comments | 2498 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Blood Center lawsuit on hold

A jury trial pitting a longtime blood donor against Stanford Blood Center that was scheduled to begin today has been postponed,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Nevemore, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:44 pm | 26 comments | 2488 Views
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