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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford University's Larry Horton to retire

Larry Horton, Stanford University's longtime senior associate vice president and director of government and community relations,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Thanks to Larry, on Jun 19, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 6 comments | 2089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto landlords from hell sentenced to 4 years in prison

Kip and Nicole Macy lived in Palo Alto and own an apartment building in San Francisco. News report: http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/sfs-landlords-from-hell-get-4-years-in-pri...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD quietly reverses decision on refunds of illegal summer fees, receives new complaint about 2012 fees

All parents who paid summer school tuition to PAUSD for 2013 will automatically receive full refunds, according to a statement...

Original post made by Curious on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 19, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 23 comments | 1356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Discriminatory harassment and bullying: a definitional sticky wicket?

Definitional issues, as technical as they are important, have occupied much discussion among Palo Alto school board members,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Alexis smith, on Jun 19, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 7 comments | 1467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High School principal resigns

Palo Alto High School Principal Phil Winston Monday announced he has resigned from the job he's held for the past three years,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mimits, on Jun 19, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 41 comments | 3213 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Still upset about bag ban

Phase II comes into effect on July 1 and I am still upset about this. This ban is not right and the charge for paper is not...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 19, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 13 comments | 1230 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obamacare to more than double premiums for individual insurance in the Bay Area

Despite recent attempts to portray the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) as a winner for California citizens, regarding premiums,...

Original post made by John on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:25 pm | 14 comments | 1196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board brainstorms ideas for 2013-14

The need for more sharing of ideas among Palo Alto teachers emerged as a theme Tuesday as members of the Board of Education...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Tony Putulin, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 10 comments | 1686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly moves to fill school vacancies

Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly said he has extended a job offer to a prospective communications officer for...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 15 comments | 1248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What civil-rights investigators found at Terman

The following is a condensed summary of the findings and conclusions contained in the Office for Civil Rights report concerning...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Hope and change, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 4 comments | 1409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How often does bullying happen in Palo Alto?

"If someone says bullying is not a problem in Palo Alto, I'd say: You need to look again," said Juliet Melamid, a marriage...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Not so great, on Jun 19, 2013 at 3:53 pm | 19 comments | 1722 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAUSD and CPA Officials Should Hold Virtual Office Hours

Transparency continues to be a problem with government, at all levels, in my opinion. Local government agencies, like the...

Original post made by Wayne Martin on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jun 19, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 651 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Garden Tips

Change your garden? Change your schedule Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19029...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 19, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 4 comments | 715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two public meetings to cover downtown parking

Palo Alto will present potential plans for parking in the downtown area at a pair of community meetings scheduled for June...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:18 am | 8 comments | 677 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto cyclist injured in Portola Valley collision

A 58-year-old Palo Alto bicyclist was thrown 8 to 10 feet in the air and was injured in a collision with a vehicle on Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Bill vanCleemput, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:09 am | 56 comments | 1579 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike helmets need to be purchased every 3 years?

As we were choosing a new bike helmet for my daughter, a customer told us styrofoam breaks down so helmets need to be purchased...

Original post made by Mom of 3 on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Jun 18, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 9 comments | 1027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peery Foundation to help raise funds for Junior Museum

The board of directors of the Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo announced Monday that it is partnering with the...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Gail, on Jun 18, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 5 comments | 1161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bloomberg to grads: 'Harness Stanford's spirit of innovation to pursue American dream'

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg today, June 16, urged Stanford graduates to harness Stanford's spirit of innovation...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Stanford Grad, on Jun 18, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 16 comments | 1285 Views

AROUND TOWN

South Korean school grades suffer due to smart phone addiction.

New study said that 30 percent of South Koreans teens are so so addicted to their smart phones that their school grades suffer....

Original post made by Tibt on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Lilith, on Jun 18, 2013 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 563 Views

RESTAURANTS

Full steam ahead

Jeannie Lee found a need and filled it with Steam, little-sister restaurant to her family's elegant Tai Pan in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wondering, on Jun 18, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 2011 Views
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