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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool Open House Sunday 2/22

Join us for an open house at Parents Nursery School this Sunday, February 22nd from 2-4 pm. We invite you to discover a most...

Original post made by Preschool Open House on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Aimee, on Feb 19, 2015 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 99 Views

SPORTS

Orrange sparks second-half comeback for Stanford women

Amber Orrange scored 15 of her 19 points in the second half as the 18th-ranked Stanford women's basketball team rebounded...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sir Bobbie, on Feb 19, 2015 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1729 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood premium reduction services - is it worth a try?

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Original post made by Natalie G on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Ling-Ling Chen, on Feb 19, 2015 at 11:03 am | 17 comments | 6313 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto OKs senior-housing development

In broad support of its commitment to keep its low-income population within the city, the East Palo Alto City Council unanimously...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by JA3+, on Feb 19, 2015 at 7:17 am | 5 comments | 3041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns about Christian Science forum on depression

I just heard from a friend that PAUSD Board member Terry Godfrey would be introducing a forum on Christian Science approaches...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 18, 2015 at 7:47 pm | 37 comments | 1137 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Penetrating the fog of dementia

With 32 years of caring for people with dementia, Barbara Kalt is constantly scouting for new ways to get through to the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 18, 2015 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 5607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A library for everyone: Palo Alto branch reopens with new name, new features

Palo Alto Main Library — now renamed the Rinconada Library — fits into the current trend of how libraries are being...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Patron, on Feb 18, 2015 at 5:56 pm | 27 comments | 7632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Defeating the Demon of Teen Suicide

At a recent meeting in Palo Alto, home to Stanford University and epicenter of Silicon Valley, a standing-room-only crowd...

Original post made by Eric Nelson on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Sleep deprived?, on Feb 18, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 8 comments | 372 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board to hold special meeting to amend parcel tax language

After being informed that Santa Clara County Counsel perceives as illegal the Palo Alto school district's inclusion of a...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by district parent, on Feb 18, 2015 at 12:07 pm | 33 comments | 2960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto high schools prioritize culture change, achievement gap

As a result of intensive self-studies Palo Alto's high schools undertook over the last year, both Gunn and Palo Alto High...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by a contrary view, on Feb 18, 2015 at 9:49 am | 36 comments | 5110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yelp opens offices on California Avenue

California Avenue businesses have a new big-name neighbor in the online user-review company Yelp, according to a company...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Fenton Heirtzler, on Feb 17, 2015 at 11:17 pm | 16 comments | 11924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: The Menu closes, BHuman to open

Organic Indian restaurant The Menu shutters, Vintage Empire thrives in Mountain View and unusual new business BHuman heats...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3839 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fixes proposed for divisive zoning tool

A year after Palo Alto put a halt on "planned-community" zones, the city is preparing to move ahead with reforms that officials...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 17, 2015 at 6:15 pm | 19 comments | 3075 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Shady Lane moves, Anatolian Kitchen expands

Gift boutique Shady Lane is slated to move from University Avenue to Sharon Heights Shopping Center next month; Anatolian...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 17, 2015 at 4:47 pm | 33 comments | 5476 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peter Carpenter Blog Needed

The moderator has just closed two topics about the airport that were recently dominated by comments from Peter Carpenter....

Original post made by Winston Smith on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 17, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 5 comments | 267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children in YMCA adult locker rooms questioned

The YMCA of Silicon Valley has been allowing children 7 years old and younger to join their opposite-sex parents in the locker...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by member, on Feb 17, 2015 at 4:03 pm | 33 comments | 6941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What gives the school the right to give my child homework?

This is a legitimate question. I called the California Department of Education today and they did not know the answer. What...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by _Parent, on Feb 17, 2015 at 2:38 pm | 480 comments | 11775 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beware of going without real estate agent

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Original post made by homeowner Midtown on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by Linda, on Feb 17, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 13 comments | 7070 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eager to move ahead with minimum wage law

An effort to raise Palo Alto's minimum wage received a big lift Monday night when the City Council enthusiastically agreed...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Feb 17, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 29 comments | 3469 Views

MOVIES

Fifty Shades of Grey

What am I going to tell my daughters about this movie? The message to our teens? Why do directors think this is entertainment?...

Original post made by UGH!!! on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Feb 17, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 7 comments | 350 Views
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