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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to ponder goals in 'retreat'

The Palo Alto school board will convene Thursday, Feb. 6, in a special session to discuss progress against the district's...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cut the mike!, on Feb 6, 2014 at 11:12 am | 12 comments | 3437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto suspends 'planned community' projects

Few phrases stoke rage and cynicism in Palo Alto as effectively as "planned community," a process that allows developers...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Feb 6, 2014 at 10:38 am | 34 comments | 10084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Thefts at our schools

I recently attended a meeting with several other parents. During the meeting, almost as a by the way, the topic of bike thefts...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 6, 2014 at 10:05 am | 12 comments | 679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State launches special ed review

In an emotional meeting Tuesday night, about 50 parents of Palo Alto special education students recounted their children's...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Terman student, on Feb 5, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 46 comments | 28498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill textbook program empowers students to succeed

College is expensive. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/01/03/foothill-textbook-program-empowers-students-to-succeed...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by j white, on Feb 5, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 812 Views

AROUND TOWN

University South

Which Palo Alto neighborhood has access to a library, grocery store, coffee shop, City Hall, the police department and University...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by K S Langford, on Feb 5, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 3453 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officer rescues drowning felon, arrests him

A wanted felon who attempted to escape police Tuesday by swimming across San Francisquito Creek at the Palo Alto Baylands...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Emilia, on Feb 5, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 9 comments | 3138 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Centre to begin construction in spring

The long-awaited redevelopment of the College Terrace Centre, which had trouble securing financing until recently, is slated...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by PC Wary, on Feb 5, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 16 comments | 6080 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto to host meeting on crime prevention

Responding to a recent string of robberies, Palo Alto police are inviting residents to a community meeting on Feb. 4 to discuss...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Feb 5, 2014 at 9:46 am | 18 comments | 2092 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tom Perkins' Letter & Civil Discourse

Local venture capitalist Tom Perkins' letter to The Wall Street Journal two weeks ago, in which he compared the growing hostility...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Feb. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 378 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning, infrastructure top city's 2014 agenda

Gathered in a cold room with metal folding chairs, a mere handful of electric outlets and no wireless Internet, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by I'm probably gonna drive, on Feb 5, 2014 at 2:09 am | 19 comments | 4303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook partnership to build 394 Menlo Park apartments

One question that quickly arose when Facebook decided to relocate to and then expand in Menlo Park was, "What about employee...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by JoAnn, on Feb 5, 2014 at 1:44 am | 11 comments | 2277 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three proposals rejected at the Presidio

I like that spunk. Not one but three proposals rejected at the Presidio in SF for being "too big or not suitable for the...

Original post made by \"Too big, or not suitable\" on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by "Too big, or not suitable", on Feb 4, 2014 at 11:07 pm | 1 comment | 1168 Views

RESTAURANTS

Saving Cho's Restaurant

As we all know, legendary Palo Alto landmark Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum Restaurant is about to be evicted from its present location...

Original post made by Chris Clementson on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Chris Clementson, on Feb 4, 2014 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cardinal relay team posts fastest time in the country

==BI Track and field == The Stanford team of sophomores Amy Weissenbach, Kristyn Williams, Claudia Saunders, and fifth-year...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Thomas Williams, on Feb 4, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 1198 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man sentenced to 11 years for 2009 shooting

A San Jose man who shot and killed an East Palo Alto resident following a parking spat in 2009 was sentenced to 11 years...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 4, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 15 comments | 1776 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park: No appeal of decision to allow food trucks at Caltrain station

Ten food trucks will roll into the Caltrain station on Feb. 19, when Off the Grid expects to kick off its new weekly event...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Feb 4, 2014 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 8355 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police make arrest after manhunt in Midtown

Palo Alto police used four K-9 units -- including one from Los Altos and one from Sunnyvale -- to apprehend a man who had...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by laurenw, on Feb 4, 2014 at 1:24 am | 20 comments | 2181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let children learn from play the good old fashioned way

A friend forwarded me this article and I find it fascinating. Kids need to play more as kids to learn how to deal with...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Geek who thrived, on Feb 3, 2014 at 7:33 pm | 9 comments | 716 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek purse snatcher

Palo Alto police are looking for a bike-riding purse snatcher who they said committed two crimes in the span of 15 minutes...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 3, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 27 comments | 8550 Views
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