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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New supervisorial districts split Menlo Park

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has approved new boundaries for supervisorial districts that will split Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Christopher L. Bowman, on Oct 24, 2013 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 2642 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD High School Rigor Worth It?

I have to wonder how much tutoring and parental help is affecting the teacher's perceptions of our students. Depending on...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 24, 2013 at 10:21 am | 258 comments | 17998 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened to PAUSD High School Rigor Worth It?

It says "Sorry. The topic you are looking for is no longer in the system." in bold letters Why? SCHOOLS & KIDS PAUSD...

Original post made by What happened? on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Reader, on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Extending a ladder for workers on the bottom rung

A midcareer "failure" for a Palo Alto woman sparked a new trajectory that's helping local housekeepers, gardeners, waiters...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Oct 23, 2013 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 4354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Touchy school calendar issue is back

The hot-button issue of school calendars returns to the Board of Education Tuesday, Oct. 22, as members must vote before...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by mom of 11th grade student, on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:49 am | 67 comments | 11839 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Media Center explores immigrants' tales

Ingeborg Baehr Hirschhorn's immigration story did not start out like the stories of the generation before her, immigrants...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Immigrant Studio, on Oct 23, 2013 at 4:01 am | 3 comments | 1053 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Land deal could transform East Palo Alto freeway edge

East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District is in talks to sell or exchange acres of property -- including its own headquarters...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Craig Bright, on Oct 22, 2013 at 5:25 pm | 5 comments | 1419 Views

SPORTS

Huge game earns Paly grad Adams another football honor

Palo Alto High grad Davante Adams of Fresno State has been named the Mountain West Conference's Offensive Player of the Week...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by menlo, on Oct 22, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 4 comments | 1418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clear choices in fire board race

The following editorial was published in The Almanac on Oct. 23: Clear choices in fire board race The Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 22, 2013 at 4:31 pm | 4 comments | 843 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Commuter buses not just for Google anymore

A new service that's putting wheels down in the California Avenue business district may allow Palo Alto workers to commute...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by sunder, on Oct 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm | 39 comments | 9776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedantic politics

Playwright Kenneth Lin focuses his newest work, "Warrior Class," on the smarmy backroom of politics, where deals are made...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 22, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 12768 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car pins boys against wall in downtown Menlo Park

A warm fall afternoon turned dangerous for 6-year-old twins when a car jumped a curb, trapping the boys against the wall...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cat Mom Leonorilda, on Oct 22, 2013 at 11:09 am | 49 comments | 9758 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arataís Pumpkin Farm And The Grinch(es) Who Stole Halloween (Or At Least Part Of It)

http://www.almanacnews.com/blogs/p/2013/10/16/aratas-pumpkin-farm-and-the-grinches-who-stole-halloween-or-at-least-part-of-it...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Oct. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 444 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto races against the clock on infrastructure fixes

When Palo Alto officials began their journey nearly three years ago to refresh the city's aged infrastructure, their expansive...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Oct 22, 2013 at 9:16 am | 32 comments | 9646 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man shot in East Palo Alto

A Palo Alto man was shot and seriously injured this afternoon while driving on University Avenue, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 21, 2013 at 10:59 pm | 12 comments | 5640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Neighbors give thumbs up to Castilleja traffic efforts

Neighbors once critical of Castilleja School for generating traffic and parking problems have acknowledged that new traffic-control...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Current Parent, on Oct 21, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 23 comments | 2226 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Leash Dogs at Foothills Park

Due to the recent scrutiny on the off leash dog problem in Palo Alto public spaces, Foothills Park is now subject to a surge...

Original post made by Hiker on Oct. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 505 Views

SPORTS

SHP rallies from 12 points down to topple Menlo-Atherton

Sacred Heart Prep had not faced much pressure in the early part of their schedule this season, as the Gators defeated their...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by Was at the game too, on Oct 21, 2013 at 6:39 pm | 2 comments | 1534 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Malala Yousafzai

http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20130110-france-honours-pakistani-schoolgirl-malala-yousafzai This young girl will...

Original post made by Susan on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Midtown resident, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 11 comments | 1314 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Water flowing freely again in San Francisquito Creek

A century-old concrete barrier in the San Francisquito Creek has been removed, a triumph for the steelhead trout, conservationists...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Interested Citizen, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:55 pm | 13 comments | 4158 Views
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