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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google Suspended Fiber Optics in Palo Alto per WSJ

Fist this is today's WSJ news:http://www.wsj.com/articles/googles-high-speed-web-plans-hit-snags-1471193165 Did PA City...

Original post made by Google Fiber suspended on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Google ain't coming to Palo Alto, on Aug 16, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 8 comments | 965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools wrestle with class-size targets

An eighth-grade algebra class at JLS Middle School with 33 students. A French class at Jordan Middle School with 33 students....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by outsider, on Aug 16, 2016 at 11:11 am | 31 comments | 8208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Postal inspector investigates theft of birthday money

The U.S. Postal Service's Office of the Inspector General is investigating a series of thefts of money from mailed birthday...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Cynthia Bugg, on Aug 15, 2016 at 9:14 pm | 13 comments | 4611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to access Jordan schedules?

Some students have been able to access their schedules through Schoology and Infinite Campus. My student's schedule is not...

Original post made by Mom on Aug. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly expand student mental-health efforts

As the new school year begins in Palo Alto, students at both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools will see changes on their campuses...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by jet pilot, on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:52 pm | 8 comments | 4871 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Masked robbers strike Trader Joe's in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police are looking for two men who allegedly robbed a Trader Joe's supermarket at gunpoint Saturday night. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 15, 2016 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 345 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Making 'green waves' with traffic lights

Seeking to create a smoother ride for local drivers and bicyclists, Palo Alto plans to reprogram traffic lights along several...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by CCB, on Aug 15, 2016 at 11:45 am | 31 comments | 9790 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbor challenges downtown development proposal

Vincent Leung wasn't looking for a political battle, but when the Kipling Street resident learned about a three-story building...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Mark Rothschild, on Aug 15, 2016 at 11:02 am | 29 comments | 6043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District offers two-year plan to manage budget miscalculation

Palo Alto school district staff will present a two-year plan for how to mitigate a budget shortfall now estimated at $3.3...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by midtown mom, on Aug 15, 2016 at 4:29 am | 17 comments | 3198 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bike thefts in Palo Alto spike, prompting warning from police

A spate of bicycle thefts occurred recently in Palo Alto, with 10 thefts in the span of a week, according to police reports. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by ron, on Aug 14, 2016 at 10:39 pm | 58 comments | 8704 Views

RESTAURANTS

All you can eat, vegan-style

Buffets usually trigger thoughts of tepid chicken and runny scrambled eggs. This is not the case at downtown Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Vegetarian, on Aug 14, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 9 comments | 4633 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District devotes additional funding for smaller classes

In recent months, the district has devoted additional funding to lower secondary class sizes for the new school year. In...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Source? , on Aug 14, 2016 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who are the 100 new hires?

One-hundred new teachers, staff and administrators will be joining the Palo Alto school district this fall, continuing a...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Source? , on Aug 14, 2016 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 707 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto contractor faces felony charges

The owner and chief financial officer of a Palo Alto construction company have been charged with several felonies in a scheme...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by THe flip side, on Aug 13, 2016 at 7:41 pm | 30 comments | 5173 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>Feeling uncomfortable Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/15/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2016
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 13, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 3 comments | 363 Views

SPORTS

Local divers show they are among the best in the country

Stanford diving's Francesca Noviello earned the 12-13 girls 1-meter championship at the AT&T USA Diving National Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2016
Last comment by Coach, on Aug 13, 2016 at 1:11 am | 1 comment | 802 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Manuel grabs her own gold, Olympic record

Stanford sophomore Simone Manuel went 52.70, an Olympic record, to tie Canada's Penny Oleksiak Penny Oleksiak for the gold...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Supply & Demand, on Aug 12, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1974 Views

AROUND TOWN

All that glitters

Eureka! is an all-American restaurant. There's American craft beer, American small-batch whiskeys and a menu showcasing everything...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hope for fresh fries, on Aug 12, 2016 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weeding out the bad

Like decluttering the inside of your home, weeding your yard is the same sort of chore if you let the weeds creep up and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>COOL GARDENING ... </B>On <B>Thursday Aug. 18,</B> Master Gardener Ann Burrell will teach gardeners the key steps...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1010 Views
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