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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: 'Style Wars' a result of too much, too fast?

Palo Alto's latest architectural controversies center on questions of massing, density and style. And misconceptions about...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 1056 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new design, home on Eichler-style block in Palo Alto nears approval

After an outpouring of criticism from neighbors and significant design revisions, a Louis Road property owner this week received...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:40 am | 43 comments | 6483 Views

SPORTS

Atherton golfer advances to match play at U.S. Amateur

Atherton resident Jonathan Garrick, a junior on the men's golf team at UCLA, finds himself in a six-way tie for second place...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Peter Falk, on Aug 13, 2014 at 5:57 am | 1 comment | 569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music in the evenings at John's Cafe

Our corner café now has some booze and music - John himself doing the honours on a 12-string with some quite passable Cohen,...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by music lover, on Aug 13, 2014 at 1:10 am | 2 comments | 293 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man holds up "Free Hugs" sign at WBC's Apple picket

A man combated WBC's hateful signs with a hand lettered sign of his own....

Original post made by Monica Dhandapani Mallon on Aug. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 91 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens should be able to learn from mistakes, new Gunn principal says

As a chemistry teacher in suburban Chicago, Denise Herrmann teamed up with a biology teacher to create a project-based curriculum...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by feedback, on Aug 12, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 48 comments | 4378 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paly English teachers skirt BOE ruling

This year, Paly is only offering one English 9 class; all other students will take English 9A, including all of those in...

Original post made by TEAM parent on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by labels, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 9 comments | 386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls chain restrictions on California Avenue

As the commercial stretch of California Avenue continues its transformation into a fancier business district with fewer driving...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 31 comments | 4163 Views

AROUND TOWN

Members of Page Mill YMCA look to city for help

Calling the proposed closure of the Page Mill YMCA a colossal loss for the Palo Alto community, patrons of the gym on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 77 comments | 4065 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Library close to complete, but legal battle looms

Since a new contractor was brought on last February to finish the long-stalled Mitchell Park Library project, a "night and...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Sea-SEELAM REDDY, on Aug 12, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 36 comments | 3884 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto city manager leaving for Half Moon Bay post

Beleaguered East Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez has found a new job in Half Moon Bay, the city has announced. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 12, 2014 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 1432 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: 101 bike bridge, JJ&F replacement, school board retreat

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/08/08/public-agenda-101-bike-bridge-jjf-replacement-school-board-retreat...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by bike bridge, on Aug 12, 2014 at 8:51 am | 2 comments | 457 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto may take stance against Prop. 13

Palo Alto officials may soon join their counterparts in Berkeley, Oakland and Burlingame tonight in taking a formal stance...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by boscoli, on Aug 12, 2014 at 6:47 am | 82 comments | 5144 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Email indicates that Zuckerberg offered to help developer

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apparently recalled he had once offered to help the real estate developer who is now suing him...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by larapiller, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:27 am | 17 comments | 7610 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto introduces police chief candidates

After a day of interviews, the City of East Palo Alto gave the community a chance Saturday to meet with the three final candidates...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Tired of the BS, on Aug 11, 2014 at 10:53 pm | 9 comments | 1904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Mosquito fogging in Menlo Park

Parts of Menlo Park will be sprayed for mosquitoes tonight to curb the spread of the West Nile virus, according to the San...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 11, 2014 at 7:52 pm | 3 comments | 784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Testifying, on Aug 11, 2014 at 6:59 pm | 73 comments | 3997 Views

AROUND TOWN

From barnyard to butcher shop

Newly opened butcher shop Belcampo Meat Co.'s claim to fame in an industry where the phrase "farm to table" has almost lost...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by Heard the one about...., on Aug 11, 2014 at 6:15 pm | 7 comments | 1254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seeing math as 'a whole gorgeous piece of art'

How do you help students -- especially the struggling ones -- learn to love math? Palo Alto High School math teacher Suz...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Veddy Eenteresting, on Aug 11, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 15 comments | 2299 Views

SPORTS

One family, two gold medals at Masters world championships

Menlo School grad Thomas Foley earned All-American recognition as a water polo player. Sean Foley, his father, showed off...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jim Turner, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 626 Views
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