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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three injured in East Palo Alto shooting Sunday

Police are investigating a Sunday evening shooting in East Palo Alto -- the second this weekend -- that sent three people...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Jun 2, 2014 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 3115 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $120 million for local schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Friday a $120 million donation to local high-need schools,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Jun 2, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 30 comments | 4469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parting thoughts

They are part of a generation that has experienced real-world success at an early age through their startups and nonprofits,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Americans have no manners, on Jun 2, 2014 at 9:13 am | 20 comments | 8110 Views

AROUND TOWN

KTVU cameras at Philz on Loma Verde

According to the morning news, Philz have privacy issues, tracking customers how long they stay by their phones. Is the...

Original post made by Neighbor on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Schmuckerberg, on Jun 2, 2014 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents seeing green over Charleston-Arastradero bike boulevard

It's been a highly contentious roadway for more than a decade, with everyone from motorists and bicyclists to pedestrians...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Captain Obvious, on Jun 2, 2014 at 8:21 am | 96 comments | 7811 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto urges greater Caltrain role in proposed tax measure

Santa Clara County voters may be asked in November to support a sales-tax increase that would fund more than $3 billion in...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 2, 2014 at 5:42 am | 56 comments | 4146 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's your definition of "Village"?

When I think of village, I think remote out of the way place with old houses with roses or ivy growing up the wall and thatched...

Original post made by Wondering on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jun 1, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 10 comments | 7095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With superintendent selected, school board prepares contract

The Palo Alto Board of Education this week met to work out the contract terms for Illinois education veteran Glenn "Max"...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Some Pig, on May 31, 2014 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 2153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mid-Peninsula High School Class of 2014

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/05/29/mid-peninsula-high-school-class-of-2014 posted Thursday,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jamie , on May 31, 2014 at 2:54 am | 1 comment | 627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Money down the drain

Bills come in the mail nearly everyday, though occasionally, one contains a surprise: a charge for water you did not think...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 216 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto hiker dies after fall

A Palo Alto woman has died after she fell from a ledge during a hike in Arizona, friends of the woman have confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cubberley Classmate, on May 30, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 35 comments | 14467 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors protest replacement of Eichler home

A Palo Alto property owner's plan to take down an Eichler home and replace it with a larger two-story residence has touched...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on May 30, 2014 at 11:04 am | 77 comments | 11978 Views

AROUND TOWN

ValleyCare to merge with Stanford Hospital & Clinics

ValleyCare Health System today announced it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to affiliate with Stanford Hospital...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Not again, on May 30, 2014 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 2278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open Space District launches massive 'vision plan'

A vision plan to determine how the public wants open space to be used was launched by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by NO ON MROSD TAX HIKE, on May 30, 2014 at 8:51 am | 7 comments | 1223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn grads celebrate individuality, kindness over competition

Amid the cheers, air horns and applause, the take-away message for Gunn High School class of 2014 graduates was: strive to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by musical, on May 30, 2014 at 12:05 am | 11 comments | 4164 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Rated #8 Best City for Children to Live

A national website ranks quality of life amenities of America's small and mid-sized cities. With its quality schools, numerous...

Original post made by Resident on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 29, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 11 comments | 617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton urges Surf Air to fly at higher altitudes

Taking a new approach in efforts to reduce airplane noise over Atherton, the town is sending a letter to the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on May 29, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 57 comments | 2983 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reaping the benefits of gardening

Growing up as an "army brat," Pam Scott recalled moving around the country in her youth. While her state of residence continuously...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 29, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 10 comments | 734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who knew? PAUSD coverup of sex offender

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Original post made by Concerned parent on Nov. 7, 2006
Last comment by Warning, on May 29, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 16 comments | 6482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New push for music program in East Palo Alto schools

A desire to give kids a "sense of belonging" in high school is fueling a new push to restore music education in public schools...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by JM, on May 29, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 8 comments | 23210 Views
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