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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local mom launches app to help kids lose weight

Joanna Strober's 11-year-old son had a weight problem. Looking for advice and specific weight-loss tools, she took her son...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by mathewmurdock, on Mar 11, 2015 at 1:01 am | 11 comments | 6373 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South African brothers create app to help fight Ebola

Although the Ebola crisis has been snuffed out of the news cycle in the U.S. these days, the epidemic continues to ravage...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by mathewmurdock, on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:53 am | 3 comments | 3777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown North

Walkability is what attracted Eric Rosenblum and his wife Titi Liu to their Downtown North neighborhood in 2012. They loved...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by @ resident, on Mar 10, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 22 comments | 1977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss Paly, Gunn self-studies

Palo Alto's two high schools will be the main focus of Tuesday night's school board meeting, with the board set to approve...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 10, 2015 at 8:53 pm | 4 comments | 1394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private, alternative K-8 school opening in Palo Alto this fall

AltSchool, a new private K-8 school set to launch this fall in downtown Palo Alto, prides itself on actively operating on...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Julie Myers, on Mar 10, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 505 Views

AROUND TOWN

The silent victims of CalTrain tragedies

Sadly we have experienced a number of recent tragedies on the CalTrain right of way in Palo Alto and Menlo Park in recent...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 10, 2015
There are no comments yet. 208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green Acres

When Catherine Shen moved into her Green Acres home in 2008, she was welcomed with open arms by the other residents who she...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by life could be simpler, on Mar 10, 2015 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 15462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chopper in neighborhood

Any idea why chopper circling?...

Original post made by Chopper on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Mar 10, 2015 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 415 Views

AROUND TOWN

High priest travels to bless Palo Alto mosque

With much fanfare and excitement, the leader of the Dawoodi Bohra, a sub-sect of Shia Islam, arrived from India in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by Bru, on Mar 10, 2015 at 1:51 am | 9 comments | 8815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students speak to experiences, good and bad, at youth forum

Amidst Palo Alto's ongoing community conversation about youth health and well-being -- one that so often cries out for the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by _Parent, on Mar 9, 2015 at 7:27 pm | 30 comments | 6203 Views

AROUND TOWN

The examined life

Irvin Yalom's latest book, "Creatures of a Day," circles around the crisis of our mortality and finds redemption in our capacity...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2015
Last comment by Nietzsche Weeps, on Mar 9, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 1635 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District announces elementary leadership shuffle

Four of Palo Alto's 12 elementary school principals will be moving to new positions next school year, with most of them leaving...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Tiger Moms, on Mar 9, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 10 comments | 5169 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Grief and legacy: Mining memories helps retiree clarify what's important to do now

After the death two years ago of her husband, Susan Vogel could not bear to listen to the violin string quartets they had...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Mar 9, 2015 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 3118 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Cramer pins down some goals at state meet

Gunn senior Ian Cramer didn't win a title at the CIF State Wrestling Championships that wrapped up Saturday night at Rabobank...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by Carla, on Mar 9, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 1943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Greenfield's clutch effort makes Stanford's night sparkle

==BI Pac-12 tournament == Taylor Greenfield scored a career-high 20 points to help the 19th-ranked Stanford women's basketball...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by John, on Mar 9, 2015 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1344 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stevenson House ownership largely shifts to for-profit

Palo Alto Senior Housing Project Inc., the nonprofit owner of low-income senior residences Adlai E. Stevenson House on Charleston...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by muttiallen, on Mar 9, 2015 at 11:17 am | 2 comments | 3262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing Corporation fends off 'whispers of suspicion' over director's living arrangement

The Palo Alto Housing Corporation, a nonprofit that in 2013 tried to develop a housing complex on Maybell Avenue, on Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Mar 9, 2015 at 12:57 am | 92 comments | 5091 Views

BOOKS

Police investigate possible East Palo Alto child abduction

A 9-year-old girl was taken from the Cesar Chavez Academy in East Palo Alto on Tuesday morning, March 3, and after an investigation,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Don't Be Irresponsible!, on Mar 8, 2015 at 11:34 pm | 3 comments | 2497 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stevenson House shakeup boots director, staff

A major shakeup at senior-housing community Stevenson House has resulted in the dismissal of its longtime executive director...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by concerned resident, on Mar 8, 2015 at 6:39 pm | 24 comments | 7026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap

Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 8, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 103 comments | 6014 Views
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