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PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: A big transition coming in the long urgency of local environmental activism

The impending retirement of Michael Closson after a decade leading the Palo Alto-based environmental organization Acterra...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Apr 13, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 1951 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Stanford-Arrillaga plan cuts medical office space by 74 percent

As promised, this week Stanford delivered an overview of the latest revisions to its plan for El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 13, 2013 at 11:31 am | 9 comments | 876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly grad pushes for equity as leader in Teach for America

Approaching her Stanford University graduation in 2003, Emily Bobel was poised to accept a job with a biotech firm when she...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Cheaters, on Apr 13, 2013 at 11:24 am | 7 comments | 2069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto could get $5 million for new bike bridge

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to give residents and bicyclists convenient, year-round access to the Baylands took a major leap...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by close the gates, on Apr 13, 2013 at 11:19 am | 90 comments | 3641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford researchers create transparent mouse brain

A group of Stanford University researchers have paved the way for increased transparency -- literally and scientifically...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by some guy, on Apr 13, 2013 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 1094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto kicks off neighborhood-grant program

Palo Alto kicked off its latest experiment in engaging local neighborhoods on Friday, April 12, by launching a grant program...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Court.Neighbors & Friends, on Apr 13, 2013 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harbor seal pup rescued at Palo Alto harbor

A baby harbor seal that somehow got stranded in the waters at the Palo Alto harbor was rescued by Palo Alto Animal Services...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Apr 13, 2013 at 7:16 am | 13 comments | 4350 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

I am polite, yet I get my post removed.

I am deeply hurt. Looking at the thread with my posts deleted it appears I must have said something horrendous. I in...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by CrunchyCookie, on Apr 12, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 11 comments | 777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remodel or move?

A dozen years have passed since Susan and Hugh Daniels found their perfect neighborhood in Mountain View. At the end of a...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by M Levy, on Apr 12, 2013 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 1101 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Backyard chickens in Palo Alto?

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Original post made by PA Family on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Apr 12, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 17 comments | 4675 Views

SPORTS

Stanford still leads in the Director's Cup

Stanford maintains the lead in the NCAA Division I Learfield Director's Cup following a seventh-place finish in men's swimming...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by GoStanford, on Apr 12, 2013 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 817 Views

AROUND TOWN

More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Thiago, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:00 am | 54 comments | 3477 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Holocaust Survivors Share Stories in Honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day

To truly understand the fear, the pain and the atrocities of the Holocaust, you must listen to those who survived. In honor...

Original post made by lew697 on Apr. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1164 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to amp up recruitment for commissions

Serving on a citizen commission in Palo Alto may look to an outsider like a thankless labor of love, full of wonky public...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 12, 2013 at 8:20 am | 23 comments | 808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tenure celebration fetes newly permanent teachers

Forty-two Palo Alto teachers as well as Jordan Middle School Principal Greg Barnes were honored for achieving permanent employment...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Tenure Info, on Apr 11, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 26 comments | 1165 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to revamp public-art program

Will Palo Alto's wave of developments usher in a public-art Renaissance? City officials certainly hope so, and on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Apr 11, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 34 comments | 1423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School calendar survey: 'benefits outweigh tradeoffs'

The benefits of recent changes to Palo Alto's school calendar outweigh the tradeoffs, high school students, parents and teachers...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Apr 11, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 46 comments | 3269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to retain fraud hotline

A hotline that Palo Alto set up on a trial basis last year to give City Hall whistleblowers a tool to report fraud, waste...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 11, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 4 comments | 637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos Hills Fatal Car Crash

I'm surprised that the cracking news staff on the Weekly hasn't picked up this story. http://www.losaltosonline.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=45956&Itemid=46...

Original post made by David on Apr. 11, 2013
There are no comments yet. 707 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves to protect retail on downtown block

Palo Alto officials turned back the zoning clock on an eclectic downtown block Monday night when they passed a law requiring...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by liberty, on Apr 10, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 17 comments | 1029 Views
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PAUSD Leadership Challenges
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