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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers - please allow kids to email instead of printing homework

Besides saving lots of paper, this will also save a lot of money for the parents. I'm really tired of paying outrageous...

Original post made by Midtown Resident on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by look locally, on Aug 27, 2013 at 11:16 am | 22 comments | 4625 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

King's 'Dream' still inspires 50 years later

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s impassioned 16-minute "I Have a Dream" speech changed the tenor of the Civil Rights Movement...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Leland, on Aug 26, 2013 at 7:03 pm | 14 comments | 1753 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes higher standards for new buildings

The criticism began about five years ago, shortly after a 181-townhouse development called Arbor Real made its debut on El...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 26, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 87 comments | 7002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arts Festival

The food booths at the Arts Festival could have been organized better. At the Menlo Park Arts Festival all the food booths...

Original post made by Alison Brown on Aug. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New superintendent shares her history, plans

Although she's the U.S.-born daughter of a U.S.-born Air Force employee, Gloria Hernandez — the new superintendent of...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by been there, on Aug 26, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 8 comments | 5294 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stabbing near Los Robles Park

My in-laws said there was a recent assault on a father a three-year-old daughter walking along Lis Robles park in the evening....

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 25, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 1044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Protest leads to email from superintendent

Students and parents exiting Gunn High School Wednesday were met with five placard-holding protesters who are supporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Change overdue, on Aug 24, 2013 at 2:33 pm | 69 comments | 22056 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Can Silicon Valley move King's 'Dream' forward?

If Martin Luther King Jr. were alive today, he would focus on the issue of poverty more than anything else, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Jimmie C, on Aug 24, 2013 at 11:33 am | 6 comments | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Janyaa.org presents "Dandiya Dil Se"

What's the Buzz in association with Janyaa.org presents "Dandiya Dil Se". Sep 28th, 7PM - 12AM at Sunnyvale Hindu Temple,...

Original post made by Janyaa on Aug. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 979 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Developer Roxy Rapp chases down alleged thief

The real estate business lends itself to financial rather than criminal excitement, or at least it's supposed to. But a local...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Maria, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 9 comments | 4870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Festival of the Arts returns for 32nd year

The streets of downtown Palo Alto will teem with art enthusiasts and revelers this weekend for the 32nd annual Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 23, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 4 comments | 1162 Views

SPORTS

The goal remains the same

Stanford women's soccer preview Senior goalkeeper Emily Oliver and the Stanford women's soccer team begin the season with...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Go, girls, on Aug 23, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 4498 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto votes to shut down Cubberley 'shelter'

The countdown to Cubberley Community Center's closure as Palo Alto's "de facto homeless shelter" officially began Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Norman Carroll, on Aug 23, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 46 comments | 8710 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around town

<B><B>FEEDING FRENZY ... </B>Today, "Do not feed the animals" is just a friendly suggestion at Palo Alto parks. Soon, it...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 23, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 3 comments | 1676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

In regard to ugly houses Read letters to the editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19401...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 23, 2013 at 9:30 am | 4 comments | 2691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver seriously injured in Hwy. 101 crash

A driver suffered serious injuries when his Toyota 4Runner crashed into a wall along U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by boscoli, on Aug 23, 2013 at 6:08 am | 11 comments | 5380 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School rules and laws related to online abuse

Youth and their parents should know and discuss the basic legal rules of the road related to online use and abuse. Here are...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by grandeur, on Aug 22, 2013 at 7:45 pm | 23 comments | 3471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly principal's streaker response portends problems

Paly's Principal sent out this email today: August 15, 2013 Dear Parent/Guardian, We're reaching out today for help...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 22, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 151 comments | 7052 Views

AROUND TOWN

VA opens newest development at ceremony

Officials at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System will officially open its newest development, the Mental Health...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 22, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 8 comments | 6500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deaths

<B>Vincent James Leung Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10004 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Lynley, on Aug 22, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 5 comments | 2496 Views
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