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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials host first 'town hall' with neighborhoods

Palo Alto officials held the first in a series of town hall-style meetings last week at Duveneck Elementary School to listen...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Off CPNA, on Nov 19, 2015 at 6:57 am | 15 comments | 4960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district named in lawsuit over physical education

The Palo Alto Unified School District was named as a defendant in a lawsuit challenging reduced physical education hours...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by Tina, on Nov 18, 2015 at 9:04 pm | 15 comments | 5271 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women garners top Pac-12 soccer honors

Alana Cook was named the Pac-12 Freshman-Newcomer of the Year, Jane Campbell earned Goalkeeper of the Year honors and Paul...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Joel, on Nov 18, 2015 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 2721 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men sweep top awards on All-Pac-12 soccer team

The Stanford men's soccer team was rewarded for winning the Pac-12 Conference title as the Cardinal swept all the top honors...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Joel, on Nov 18, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 3273 Views

SPORTS

SHP girls reach CCS finals, but M-A and Gunn boys knocked out

==BI Water polo== After one night of semifinals in the Central Coast Section water polo playoffs, this is what has been...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by WP Fan, on Nov 18, 2015 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 3297 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto officials brace for story in The Atlantic magazine

Palo Alto school and city officials, with the help of local mental health professionals, are bracing for the release of a...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Michael O., on Nov 17, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 48 comments | 22317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Cubberley plan: Isn't the issue over-crowded schools?

Like many in our community, I am excited by the Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) proposal presented at the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sense, on Nov 17, 2015 at 6:26 pm | 29 comments | 4768 Views

AROUND TOWN

5th Annual flowers for Vets program

Nature's Alley florist in Midtown is proud to announce the 5th annual flowers for Vets program on Sunday December 13th at...

Original post made by NaturesAlley@yahoo.com on Nov. 17, 2015
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RESTAURANTS

C'est magnifique

Mademoiselle Colette, the elegant French patisserie that opened in Menlo Park last month, has quickly proven popular. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Nov 17, 2015 at 12:36 pm | 17 comments | 7052 Views

SPORTS

Football teams face a tough road in new CCS playoffs

The second season of high school football gets under way this weekend with four local teams competing in one of the five...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sam G, on Nov 17, 2015 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 3841 Views

SPORTS

Stanford already focusing on Cal and the 188th Big Game

Twenty-four hours. That's how long David Shaw, Stanford's Director of Football, gave his players to move on from Saturday...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Yvonne, on Nov 16, 2015 at 10:59 pm | 5 comments | 3734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council switches gears on Midtown bike project

Despite political and technical roadblocks, Palo Alto officials signaled Monday night that they they are still looking at...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by AlternateConfiguration, on Nov 16, 2015 at 10:19 am | 22 comments | 4185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Esther Wojcicki, journalism/English teacher, education innovator and author

Esther Wojcicki, also known as Woj, talks with Lisa Van Dusen from the new Palo Alto High School Media Arts Center (MAC)...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by James, on Nov 16, 2015 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 7310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto mulls raising age for buying tobacco

With Palo Alto's crusade against tobacco rapidly gathering force, two members of the City Council on Tuesday floated a proposal...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by 2nd hand smoker, on Nov 16, 2015 at 6:23 am | 46 comments | 5681 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FAA: Planes flying over Palo Alto, Mountain View hit by laser

Someone has been pointing lasers at the cockpits of jet aircraft flying over Palo Alto and Mountain View -- a potentially...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by It's the constant plane noise, on Nov 15, 2015 at 10:03 pm | 24 comments | 3920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community meeting on proposed public safety building on Nov. 18

lans for Palo Alto's [http://paloaltoonline.com/news/print/2015/05/07/council-favors-sherman-avenue-lot-for-new-police-headquarters...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2015
Last comment by have some sense, on Nov 15, 2015 at 7:35 pm | 4 comments | 3389 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City has little leeway with unfinished homes

Eight years after construction began, a Barron Park residence remains unfinished, much to the chagrin of neighbors who find...

Original post made on May. 12, 2013
Last comment by Toxic, on Nov 15, 2015 at 6:41 pm | 42 comments | 12092 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Inside Station 6

A siren screamed as Engine 66 raced down El Camino Real on its way to a medical call. Once there, the three-man crew jumped...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Nov 15, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 34 comments | 8927 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford provost to students: 'We have no desire to sweep anything under the rug'

Stanford University administrators engaged in rare public dialogue with students about sexual-assault issues on campus during...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Etchemendy and the "woman question", on Nov 15, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 19 comments | 6320 Views

SPORTS

Stanford turnovers too much to overcome in loss to Ducks

Oregon beat Stanford, 38-36, in a Pac-12 Conference football contest to remain in the hunt for the North Division title and...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by Peachtree High School Gtad, on Nov 15, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 2 comments | 3914 Views
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