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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes, new features for Town Square

As some of you have noticed, we are in the process of making a few changes in how Town Square operates. These stem from our...

Original post made by Bill Johnson on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Quibble, on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:30 am | 19 comments | 5753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates for Palo Alto school board debate the issues

In their first debate of the fall campaign season, the five candidates vying for two seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Parent too, on Sep 13, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 90 comments | 6368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A breath of fresh air

School district Superintendent Max McGee has been on the job for just over a month, but he has already demonstrated an ability...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by a parent, on Sep 13, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 10 comments | 3578 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Key ingredient for opening a restaurant in Palo Alto? Patience.

The City of Palo Alto has streamlined its processes to help new businesses open more quickly, but some restaurateurs say...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, on Sep 13, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 4 comments | 3569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Math Flow - Lower Lanes vs Higher Lanes

My son insists in transfering to lower lane math even though his grades in the higher lane math are good. The main reason...

Original post made by Kira on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:27 am | 64 comments | 4495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn football began with an inauspicious start in 1964

==BI Gunn turns 50== Gunn High has turned 50. This celebration begs for something more than just a cake with a bonfire of...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Making music, changing lives

What makes Bodhi Tree Concerts North truly different is its mission: to use music as a catalyst for social change. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Elsa Schafer, on Sep 13, 2014 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 1118 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google brings flicker of hope to Palo Alto's fiber dream

After failing in its initial bid to win Google Fiber and deliver high-speed Internet to the city's masses, Palo Alto is now...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Sep 13, 2014 at 12:04 am | 67 comments | 15494 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council looks to protect city's retail

Concerned about office buildings squeezing out local neighborhood-serving retailers, Palo Alto officials on Monday proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Pichlerova, on Sep 12, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 29 comments | 3558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feature story: Teacher to the world

Can a hedge-fund guy find fame, fortune and fulfillment as a social entrepreneur? Meet Sal Khan of Mountain View, an MIT-trained...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Dutch Uncle, on Sep 12, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 18 comments | 3003 Views

SPORTS

Shaw and Stanford not yet ready to hit the panic button

Maybe something positive did come out of last weekend's 13-10 loss to visiting USC. It has strengthened Stanford's resolve....

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Al Tough, on Sep 12, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 1346 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford police seek witnesses to campus assault

The Stanford Department of Public Safety is asking that witnesses or those with information about an assault that took place...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by student, on Sep 12, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 1756 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Festival of Fall Arts

Fall is here, and as all art lovers know, that means a fresh new arts season is upon us. In the following pages, you'll find...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Sep 12, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 3364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday's school board debate: Submit your questions!

What questions would you like asked of the five candidates for Palo Alto school board? Post them here and the Weekly...

Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Thanks Weekly (really) :), on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:47 am | 62 comments | 2190 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Explosion of new businesses calls for mentors

Cecilia Corral was just out of college when she got involved in a health care startup with other recent graduates. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Thomas Jensen, on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 3426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools implement new cellphone policy

The Palo Alto Unified School District's new cellphone policy, adopted in early June, requires students to turn off their...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 11, 2014 at 10:24 pm | 22 comments | 8621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Friendly Drive for Healthy Schools!

Since people on TS are probably more comfortable signing online than most people, I thought I'd post here. I'm still finding...

Original post made by A Lumsdaine on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by A Lumsdaine, on Sep 11, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 5 comments | 418 Views

MOVIES

Panoramic cinema

Next Friday, Sept. 19, Redwood City's Cinemark 20 theater unveils Barco Escape: a new, immersive movie-watching experience. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 11, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 3 comments | 2329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates to debate

The public will get its first chance to see all five candidates for the Palo Alto school board next Thursday, Sept. 11, at...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD, on Sep 11, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 38 comments | 4863 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Techie cafe approved for Palo Alto's Varsity Theatre

A plan to convert the historic Varsity Theatre on University Avenue into a "working cafe" for tech professionals and an event...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Fake Retail, on Sep 11, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 40 comments | 4729 Views
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