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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board backs Gunn counseling plan

The Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday approved Gunn High School's plan for reforms to its guidance counseling program...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 14, 2013 at 12:26 am | 49 comments | 2144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caravan House to close after 30 years

A distressing announcement came to Caravan House on Wednesday. The Palo Alto group home, which has provided shelter and therapy...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by barron park resident, on Jun 13, 2013 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 648 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on Middle College at Foothill

My daughter has expressed an interest in Middle College at Foothill. The positives are the ability to take Foothill college...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 1167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, district staff again defy school board on counseling

Three months after being told by the PAUSD school board to develop a 3-year plan to fully implement the recommendations of...

Original post made by Curious on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by gunn site council , on Jun 13, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 31 comments | 2175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blood transfusions drop at Stanford Hospital

Stanford University Medical Center and other hospitals are substantially reducing the number of transfusions they give to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by XDM, on Jun 13, 2013 at 8:49 am | 17 comments | 1414 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man pleads not guilty to arson, vandalism

A 34-year-old Palo Alto man was charged with vandalizing and setting two fires at a business he co-owns in San Carlos pleaded...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 13, 2013 at 8:12 am | 3 comments | 1177 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto treads cautiously toward new downtown garage

Everyone agrees that downtown Palo Alto is facing a parking crisis, but the city's latest solution to the problem -- a new...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Justin, on Jun 12, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 14 comments | 8786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge crowd, no ruling on divisive Maybell development

Palo Alto's most intense zoning battle in years will have to wait at least three more days for a resolution after the City...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Pants on fire, on Jun 12, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 54 comments | 1238 Views

AROUND TOWN

NSA surveillance bad for business in the valley?

Do you think that Facebook, Google, Yahoo etc may locate more of their business in another country if the NSA has managed...

Original post made by Tibt on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Winston, on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 4 comments | 639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools not top-performing for Latino, low-income students

The Palo Alto school district ranks behind nine other Silicon Valley districts in helping Latino students gain proficiency...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by paly alum parent, on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:18 pm | 53 comments | 2980 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City finds fault with application for Buena Vista's conversion

The owner of Palo Alto's only trailer park home must go back to the drawing board in his quest to redevelop the site after...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 12, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 13 comments | 962 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Road rage

Just yesterday I was followed by a man who had the worst road rage I have ever seen. He was upset that he felt I cut him...

Original post made by Bambi on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by sunshine, on Jun 12, 2013 at 11:41 am | 30 comments | 2322 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Missteps on council 'reforms'

Considering recent controversies suggesting a lack of sensitivity of current City Council members to the need for transparency...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Good Grief, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:47 am | 17 comments | 1770 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Professor charged with felony child abduction

Annelise Barron, an associate professor at Stanford University, has been charged with felony child abduction after she left...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Prefab Sprout, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:29 am | 88 comments | 3752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Safe schools' task force mulls recommendations

A new system for anonymous reporting of bullying is among the recommendations of a Palo Alto school district task force on...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Campaign Insider, on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:06 am | 27 comments | 903 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police arrest suspect in downtown groping

A San Mateo man who drove up to a woman in Palo Alto and groped her from his car on Wednesday, June 5, was arrested Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 11, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 3 comments | 1161 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Agents seize $7 million in heroin in East Palo Alto

The largest heroin bust ever in San Mateo County occurred Tuesday in East Palo Alto when agents from the California Bureau...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Y, on Jun 11, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 31 comments | 2370 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smoke and mirrors: fighting phony fires

Firefighter Daniel Fortino prepares to enter a house filled with fake smoke for a search and rescue training exercise on...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by BePrepared, on Jun 11, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to weigh smaller City Council

When the Palo Alto City Council meets for its regular meeting on Monday night, it will find itself grappling with a question...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 11, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 27 comments | 1387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sees signs of hope in infrastructure poll

For Palo Alto officials, the old line, "No good deed goes unpunished," rings particularly true these days. A survey that...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by lazlo, on Jun 11, 2013 at 2:30 pm | 11 comments | 2029 Views
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