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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto looks to scrap Cubberley covenant

Palo Alto officials on Monday took a firm stance against a two-decade-old provision in the city's lease of Cubberley Community...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 27, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 5 comments | 2654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Making high school happier, funnier

In the academically intense culture of Gunn High School, a class where students gather in "gratitude circles" and practice...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 27, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 20 comments | 43480 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police sergeant sues police department, city

An East Palo Alto police sergeant who reported another officer's March 2012 misconduct – a racial slur in reference...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 27, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 3070 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekend water outage raises concerns

A routine replacement of an old water meter at a Palo Alto home conducted by the Utilities Department on Friday, Nov. 15,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by parishilton, on Feb 27, 2014 at 8:40 am | 22 comments | 45380 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mi Pueblo may stave off bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo Foods, the San Jose-based grocery chain with a store in East Palo Alto, will ask a federal court to approve a credit...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jose, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:46 pm | 20 comments | 10736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto launches 'apps challenge,' deadline Feb. 28

Calling all geniuses and creative types. The City of Palo Alto is looking for someone to create software applications to...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2014 at 5:38 pm | 8 comments | 2254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business registry proposed in Palo Alto

Palo Alto is famous for its love of data and wealth of jobs. But when it comes to data about jobs, city officials often find...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Feb 26, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 40 comments | 7292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja seeks to boost enrollment by 70

Castilleja, an independent middle and high school for girls on Bryant Street, says it will seek permission from the City...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Broken Covenant, on Feb 26, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 66 comments | 6459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion

The best for our best friends Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/14/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Homeless Dogs, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 2615 Views

SPORTS

Stackhouse leads Stanford women to golf tournament title

==BI Stanford roundup== Stanford's Mariah Stackhouse held on to win the UC Irvine Invitational by shooting a final-round...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Joel, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2296 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 1434 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto prepares for storm

The City of East Palo Alto is preparing for two rain storms anticipated to hit the Bay Area this week, hoping to avoid any...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1886 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car crashes into El Camino apartment building

A woman crashed her car Monday morning into a Palo Alto apartment complex behind two El Camino Real businesses, the fire...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Eugene, on Feb 26, 2014 at 11:22 am | 9 comments | 3717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clinical trials: To participate or not?

Advances in medical care are dependent on the results of clinical trials. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2006/11/08/clinical-trials-to-participa...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by trial participant, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:12 am | 3 comments | 464 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grads head to Portugal with USA women's soccer team

Stanford grads Christen Press and Kelley O'Hara will join with 22 other players on the U.S. National Team that will travel...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Soccerfan98, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 1898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adobe Creek Trail to close this afternoon

A Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve trail linking with Mountain View will be closed on Tuesday afternoon and possibly on...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:36 am | 5 comments | 1419 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sacred Heart and police deny drug-bust rumors

Two students were expelled from Sacred Heart Preparatory for using marijuana, but there was no drug bust on the private Catholic...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:07 am | 7 comments | 2856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women find refuge at Heart and Home

Heart and Home Collaborative, a new all-women shelter organized by Stanford University students, opened Jan. 26 after more...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Feb 25, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 48 comments | 4198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss superintendent search

In its first meeting since school Superintendent Kevin Skelly's announcement last week that he will step down June 30, the...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 25, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 4 comments | 2005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside singer/songwriter makes Hunger Games track

Megan Keely, a Woodside landscape architect who grew up in Ladera, wrote a song that made it onto the Hunger Games movie...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 25, 2014 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 1705 Views
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