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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Broad action' encouraged to fix district's achievement gap

The Palo Alto school board and members of the public Tuesday night looked back at the district's history of attempts to improve...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Why dip in math scores, on Oct 18, 2014 at 6:55 am | 17 comments | 1902 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local medical facilities amp up Ebola preparedness training

Stanford Medical Center and Palo Alto Medical Foundation are among medical facilities nationwide increasing Ebola preparedness...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 17, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 18 comments | 3758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Verizon wins approval for cell antennas at Little League ballpark

Opponents of Verizon's plan to install a cell antenna at the Little League ballfield on Middlefield Road suffered a second...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Oct 17, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 19 comments | 2243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate profile: The Organizer; Lydia Kou

Palo Altans generally care about two things: staying alive and new developments (not necessarily in that order). Recent history...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Oct 17, 2014 at 5:42 pm | 5 comments | 908 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Finding Strength

Some may find this a downer, but for some it may inspire. Facing Death with Dignity, and Sass October 26th Marks 19...

Original post made by Norman Carroll on Oct. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 140 Views

RESTAURANTS

Alexander's new pastry venture to open in MV Oct. 16

Alexander's Patisserie, now under construction at 209 Castro St. in downtown MV, is scheduled to open Thursday October 16,...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 390 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Think for Yourself

The weekly just completed their editorials , explaining to residents how they should vote in the coming election. Really,...

Original post made by Make up your own mind on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 173 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls wrap up SCVAL golf title by downing rival Paly

The Gunn girls had to share the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League regular-season golf title with rival Palo Alto last year....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

<B><B>BLOOMIE'S BLOSSOMS IN NEW LOCALE ...</B> A newly-built, $18 million, three-story <B>Bloomingdale's</B> opened Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Gertrude, on Oct 17, 2014 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A media center for the next century

What will the newsroom-classroom of the future look like? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/10/17/a-media-center-for-the-next-century...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board swats plan to give ballfield 'historic' status

Over six decades, the Palo Alto Little League field has become hub of big dreams and cherished memories for generations of...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by southbayresident, on Oct 17, 2014 at 1:07 am | 14 comments | 4859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate profile: Ken Dauber

Ken Dauber has said he's being specific in his campaign commitments for a reason -- so that if elected, he'll have the weight...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 16, 2014 at 10:32 pm | 2 comments | 1334 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No Response on Numbers of Planes at Low Altitudes

Our representative in Washington, Anna Eshoo, is coming up for reelection, and this is a good time to email her about the...

Original post made by Midtown Man on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 16, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 22 comments | 570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water district candidates focus on drought, flooding

The winner in the race for a single seat at the Santa Clara Valley Water District will take on major challenges if elected...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by FixTheCreek, on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 6 comments | 3039 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Zuckerberg, Chan join fight against Ebola

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Tuesday that they have committed $25 million...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 24 comments | 2748 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Blood Center lawsuit on hold

A jury trial pitting a longtime blood donor against Stanford Blood Center that was scheduled to begin today has been postponed,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Nevemore, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:44 pm | 26 comments | 2617 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Difficult conversation: when to give up the car keys

Louise Freedman recently carried her driver's license into the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and laid it on the counter. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Disabled But Not Dead, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 10 comments | 3958 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

40 Hour Work Week for City Employees

Do any of the candidates running for city council support the normal concept of city employees working 40 hours per week?...

Original post made by Barron Park resident on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Ha ha, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 4 comments | 257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents appeal closure decision

Seeking to stave off displacement, residents of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park are appealing a September decision by a hearing...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by John B, on Oct 16, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 45 comments | 10282 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judges On the Ballott

I'm not familiar with most of the names on the ballot. Can someone refer me to a good article and/or opine here. Thanks...

Original post made by Online Name on Oct. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 107 Views
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