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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD leadership crisis: the new nadir

"Something needs to be done," McGee said Tuesday. "We're in a crisis situation." It appears that Max McGee has been reading...

Original post made by Throw the bums out on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Honeymooned, on Apr 10, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 54 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to weigh appeal of polarizing downtown development

The intense community dispute over a downtown development that is slated to go up at the former location of Shady Lane on...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 10, 2015 at 10:23 am | 39 comments | 5208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What message are you sending when you vote NO on Measure A?

Many parents are frustrated with the School Board, the Union Rebuke of Principal Herrmann, the way they are treated by district...

Original post made by Reason on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Listen, on Apr 10, 2015 at 1:56 am | 56 comments | 2462 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto urges safety improvements along Caltrain corridor

As the Palo Alto school district continues to work on its campuses to respond to a teen suicide cluster, the city has proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 9, 2015 at 10:25 pm | 40 comments | 8139 Views

AROUND TOWN

The joy of music

More Joy. That's the name Ann Benson chose for her musical duo back in 1979 in Dallas, Texas. This weekend, More Joy will...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by BiLingo, on Apr 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 1 comment | 2479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's aims to start national conversation

Starting on Wednesday, April 8, well-known radio journalist Angie Coiro will host "In Deep," a two-hour talk show recorded...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Apr 9, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 3265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss $2 million in staff, program additions

Citing the improving economy and additional property tax revenues, school district staff is proposing a total of $2,086,941...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Undecided, leaning against A, on Apr 9, 2015 at 11:16 am | 73 comments | 5968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Silicon Valley Robot Block Party features the latest in robotics

More than 1,000 people are expected to celebrate National Robotics Week at the 2015 Silicon Valley Robot Block Party, where...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ron, on Apr 9, 2015 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 22494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Storify: Sexual assault at Stanford

The Palo Alto Weekly has created a Storify page to collect news coverage, social media reaction and other content related...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 9, 2015 at 12:42 am | 4 comments | 4923 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Scientists: State drought likely to worsen

The likelihood of California experiencing more warm, dry years leading to severe drought is increasing, according to research...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Resident since 1957, on Apr 9, 2015 at 12:11 am | 12 comments | 3742 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: retail ordinance, water rates, pump station

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of April 6. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/04/03/public-agenda-retail-ordinance-water-rate...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 8, 2015 at 7:30 pm | 19 comments | 2545 Views

SPORTS

2015 Central Coast section track and field leaders

==B Girls 800 -- ==Mount (Notre Dame-SJ) 2:14.81; 2, Bryant (Piedmont Hills) 2:15.07; 3, Bishop (Monta Vista) 2:15.58; 4,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Apr 8, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1887 Views

MOVIES

She was framed

A Nazi-enabled "finders keepers" claim comes under scrutiny in the based-on-a-true-story drama, "Woman in Gold." Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 7, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 12489 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New art project, 'Collisions,' approved for downtown Palo Alto

Come September, 2015, downtown Palo Alto pedestrians will be bumping into art – literally. The city's latest public art...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by InvisibleSteps, on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:53 am | 12 comments | 3926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Architecture critic threatens to sue over approved development

One of downtown's most vehement critics of modernist architecture has threatened to file a lawsuit if Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, on Apr 7, 2015 at 5:58 am | 29 comments | 3884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheaper, Better, Happier Schools? And FASTER! How?

http://m.digitaljournal.com/news/politics/op-ed-home-schooling-diy-alternative-to-public-education/article/392921 Every...

Original post made by Parent on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 7, 2015 at 12:25 am | 4 comments | 687 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown denizens split over proposed downtown development

On Monday night, the City Council is set to consider an appeal of the recently approved multi-story development at 429 University...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 6, 2015 at 11:09 pm | 40 comments | 6573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ed Shikada hired as Palo Alto's assistant city manager

Edward Shikada, a former transportation executive who spent nearly a decade in San Jose City Hall before resigning abruptly...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 6, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 24 comments | 7649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unique frozen treat

Shaved snow is not ice cream, and it's not shaved ice. It's in a dessert category unto itself. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Apr 6, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 4357 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Long-term construction raises questions in Old Palo Alto neighborhood

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Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by musical, on Apr 6, 2015 at 4:28 pm | 28 comments | 4528 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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Sing and celebrate
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