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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district leadership fires back at feds

The leadership of the Palo Alto Unified School District is swinging back at a federal agency, alleging that factual errors...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by frustrated mom, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:47 pm | 121 comments | 7035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD overshoots legal budget by $110k in fight with OCR

The Palo Alto school board is set Tuesday night to approve a 2014-15 budget of $250,000 for legal services for the law firm...

Original post made by Curious on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by frustrated mom, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:29 pm | 76 comments | 1912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ada's trains those with disabilities to make great food

Ada's Café is a startup enterprise with an unusual mission: employing people with disabilities to prepare and serve great...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Can't wait!, on Jun 3, 2014 at 7:50 pm | 13 comments | 10399 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Recap of election recommendations

Seriously contested local elections are few and far between in next week's state primary election, but two judge campaigns,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 3, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 13 comments | 2541 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford housing proposal faces appeal

A proposal by Stanford University to build 180 housing units on California Avenue under a 2005 agreement with the city is...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 3, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 51 comments | 4542 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking takes center stage in downtown's growth debate

Palo Alto residents and council members routinely lament downtown's worsening parking crisis, but a new study indicates that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Christian Hanson, on Jun 3, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 44 comments | 4369 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community service app Play Palo Alto wins Apps Challenge

The City of Palo Alto announced the winners of its first-ever Apps Challenge Saturday evening, with the developers of Play...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cynthia Typaldos, on Jun 3, 2014 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 1590 Views

AROUND TOWN

ShopTalk: 520 Chef's Table, new Edgewood Plaza shops

The latest in Palo Alto retail news: a unique once-a-month dining experience, new tenants at the under-construction Edgewood...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by MV Mama, on Jun 3, 2014 at 12:43 am | 8 comments | 1876 Views

RESTAURANTS

Voting begins for the Best of Palo Alto

Palo Alto Weekly readers have great taste, and that's why we seek their expertise every summer as we search for the best...

Original post made on May. 17, 2014
Last comment by Steve , on Jun 2, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 883 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How To Find Your Polling Place For Tomorrow's Election ...

HERE IS WHERE YOU FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE IF YOU DO NOT KNOW IT: The web URL is - www.sos.ca.gov / elections / find-polling-place...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Jun. 2, 2014
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police give chase, arrest man on grad night

A man with three outstanding warrants was at the wrong place at the wrong time Wednesday evening, as police officers at Palo...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Inigo Montoya, on Jun 2, 2014 at 6:27 pm | 30 comments | 728 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three injured in East Palo Alto shooting Sunday

Police are investigating a Sunday evening shooting in East Palo Alto -- the second this weekend -- that sent three people...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Jun 2, 2014 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 2786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $120 million for local schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Friday a $120 million donation to local high-need schools,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Jun 2, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 30 comments | 4112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parting thoughts

They are part of a generation that has experienced real-world success at an early age through their startups and nonprofits,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Americans have no manners, on Jun 2, 2014 at 9:13 am | 20 comments | 5487 Views

AROUND TOWN

KTVU cameras at Philz on Loma Verde

According to the morning news, Philz have privacy issues, tracking customers how long they stay by their phones. Is the...

Original post made by Neighbor on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Schmuckerberg, on Jun 2, 2014 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents seeing green over Charleston-Arastradero bike boulevard

It's been a highly contentious roadway for more than a decade, with everyone from motorists and bicyclists to pedestrians...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Captain Obvious, on Jun 2, 2014 at 8:21 am | 96 comments | 7214 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto urges greater Caltrain role in proposed tax measure

Santa Clara County voters may be asked in November to support a sales-tax increase that would fund more than $3 billion in...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 2, 2014 at 5:42 am | 56 comments | 3526 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's your definition of "Village"?

When I think of village, I think remote out of the way place with old houses with roses or ivy growing up the wall and thatched...

Original post made by Wondering on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jun 1, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 10 comments | 5270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With superintendent selected, school board prepares contract

The Palo Alto Board of Education this week met to work out the contract terms for Illinois education veteran Glenn "Max"...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Some Pig, on May 31, 2014 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 1825 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Women tell of high school partners who harassed, assaulted them

Two former Gunn High School students are speaking out about the abusive relationships they were involved in and the difficulties...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on May 31, 2014 at 7:53 am | 11 comments | 3782 Views
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