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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former principal says his departure mirrors current controversy

Joe Di Salvo, the former principal of Palo Alto's Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School who resigned under mysterious circumstances...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by Can it get worse?, on Nov 18, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 8 comments | 10477 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Effective enforcement of the gas-powered leaf blower ban: Fine the property owners

When I see my neighbors' gardeners using gas-powered leaf blowers, I walk over to them (the gardeners) and inform them that...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 1180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Commissioners kick back bike-boulevard plan

Wondering why a plan for a bike boulevard doesn't contain any data about bike trips, the Palo Alto Planning Commission kicked...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Nov 18, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 55 comments | 38589 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighborhood Watch Group

All, crime is getting out if hand in downtown- its not fun when each time my wife walks out at night, I have to remind her...

Original post made by Rational on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 18, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 9 comments | 9292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood Alert: Water Service Interruption

Dear Neighbor: I wish to inform you of a situation affecting our home that could possibly affect your home as well. As...

Original post made by joel henner on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 17, 2013 at 11:38 pm | 12 comments | 9400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Elusive bullying policies

It is bad enough that the Palo Alto school district has still not complied with state anti-bullying laws that took effect...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by SPSA Boad of Education Meetings , on Nov 17, 2013 at 7:12 pm | 30 comments | 35949 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Armstrong Lie'

The title of Alex Gibney's film derives from a 2005 headline in the French paper "L'Equipe." The paper alleged what many...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Too big to fail, on Nov 17, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 7 comments | 13736 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Urban Forest Master Plan looks to the future

Named for a tree, the city of Palo Alto is challenged to sustain its urban forest in the midst of development and a changing...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by David, on Nov 17, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 8 comments | 10402 Views

RESTAURANTS

Not just red meat and leafy vegetables

Palo Alto Grill runs like a clock, says our critic, who came away satisfied (and recommends the avocado corn dogs). Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Barbara Street, on Nov 17, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 3 comments | 25317 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja rallies to advance in CCS water polo tourney

Castilleja scored three times in the fourth quarter to complete a comeback and beat Sobrato, 7-6, in a quarterfinal match...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 16, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 27185 Views

SPORTS

Senior Games will be returning to the Bay Area

It's time to get back into shape because the fourth annual Bay Area Senior Games will be returning to venues in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Angela, on Nov 16, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 5 comments | 10817 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Loudspeaker Train Nosie: Update

I have been following up on the loudspeaker noise -- it isn't coming from University Avenue at all! The announcements are...

Original post made by Sleepless in PA North on Nov. 16, 2013
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Restarting ABAG thread

Town Square has a new feature for regular bloggers. If you click on Blogs and then click on recent posts, you can see when...

Original post made by stephen levy on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by stephen levy, on Nov 15, 2013 at 9:11 pm | 4 comments | 3528 Views

SPORTS

M-A, Gunn girls match unbeaten streaks in CCS cross country

The Gunn girls have not lost a cross-country meet this season, running to victories in league-wide meets and invitationals....

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 15, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 13101 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Project WeHOPE offers shelter, restores dignity

Project WeHOPE has grown in strides since it was founded in the winter of 2009. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2013/11/15/project-wehope-offers-s...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by member, on Nov 15, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 34316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student pleads not guilty after fatal crash

A Stanford Graduate School of Business student today pleaded not guilty to multiple felony charges related to a fatal wrong-way...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mikey Palo Alto, on Nov 15, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 13 comments | 5794 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fresh snags to delay opening of Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's frustrating slog to rebuild the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center is facing a fresh wave of construction...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by pat, on Nov 15, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 45 comments | 6592 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cops to wear cameras in Palo Alto

Drivers who get pulled over by motorcycle cops in Palo Alto rarely feel like smiling. The Police Department's proposal to...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by coooper, on Nov 15, 2013 at 1:06 pm | 15 comments | 31225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Question: Local Alternative Schools Like England's Summerhill

My friend's brother has a young teen boy that had major developmental and behavioral problems. As far as I know he is not...

Original post made by AskingForAFriend on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Nov 15, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 7 comments | 10939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford geneticist Leonard Herzenberg dies

Leonard Herzenberg, a retired geneticist whose discoveries are said to have kept thousands of people alive, died Oct. 27...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 15, 2013 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 23173 Views
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