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BOOKS

A bright light on a cool garden

How could Gamble Garden enhance its fundraising efforts while showcasing its value as a community asset? Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Colette Rudd, on Oct 5, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 1995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Terry Godfrey, Ken Dauber for Palo Alto school board

While we value the backgrounds of all the school board candidates, in our opinion Terry Godfrey and Ken Dauber are clearly...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Alphonso, on Oct 5, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 13 comments | 7289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials blast water board

Frustrated by a permitting process that continuous to plague two long-awaited construction projects in the Baylands, furious...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Change the Names, on Oct 5, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 39 comments | 3856 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

10 questions: where the candidates stand

<B>What should the district do about the Cubberley Community Center ite (4000 Middlefield Road)? Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Emma, on Oct 5, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 1987 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain launches suicide-prevention webpage

"Suicide prevention is everyone's responsibility" was the message at the unveiling of Caltrain's new webpage for suicide...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Oct 5, 2014 at 10:52 am | 18 comments | 2364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidates split on growth, united on wage

Palo Alto's council candidates have plenty of quibbles when it comes to growth and development, but on Tuesday they found...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam REDDY, on Oct 5, 2014 at 8:40 am | 47 comments | 4161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Geometry in middle school?

Is geometry offered in middle school? I went to the Terman website and looks like the math lanes stop at Algebra I. A...

Original post made by Barron Dad on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by C, on Oct 5, 2014 at 2:16 am | 65 comments | 6551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum eyes causes, solutions for inequalities in math education

The California Legislative Black Caucus kicked off a statewide town hall tour on math misplacement, the practice of putting...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by teacher, on Oct 4, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 17 comments | 2417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: A conversation with Club Academia founder Shilpa Yarlagadda

Shilpa Yarlagadda is a 2014 graduate of Gunn High School in Palo Alto and founder of Club Academia. She talks with Lisa Van...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by mark gates, on Oct 4, 2014 at 8:18 pm | 4 comments | 411 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New fines target Palo Alto's water wasters

Water wasters in Palo Alto who ignore the city's admonitions to conserve could face fines of $100 per day under an enforcement...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Max Rattner, on Oct 4, 2014 at 1:51 pm | 40 comments | 4707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10 questions: Where does Terry Godfrey stand?

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/03/10-questions-where-does-terry-godfrey-stand posted...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Oct 4, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 701 Views

RESTAURANTS

Doing good with food

Foodanthropy has arrived in Palo Alto. It's not some trendy new hybrid dessert, but rather, the marriage of two worlds --...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Prices?, on Oct 4, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 911 Views

SPORTS

Burgess records a double-double for Stanford volleyball

==BI Cardinal corner == Junior outside hitter Jordan Burgess had 12 kills, 10 digs, a career-best four service aces and...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Oct 4, 2014 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1479 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's new 'academic integrity' policy kicks off larger debate

Palo Alto High School Principal Kim Diorio says she wants to send a strong message about school culture with the unveiling...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Oct 4, 2014 at 10:51 am | 65 comments | 13422 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What makes an Expressway an Expressway?

The term "expressway" conjures up a picture of a road where traffic can travel faster and with less obstructions than a regular...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 4, 2014 at 8:32 am | 8 comments | 301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Any contractors who do modular home building in Palo Alto?

Hi, After a lot of research, I have come to conclude that a modular or prefab home is the way to go on my urban Palo Alto...

Original post made by wantmycasa on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 4, 2014 at 6:34 am | 3 comments | 187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet the Palo Alto school board candidates

The arrival of two new school board members this fall comes at a time that, in many ways, is a turning point for the Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Briones Parent, on Oct 4, 2014 at 12:40 am | 4 comments | 3900 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is the black stuff floating on water of Mayfield Slough?

Can anyone tell me what the black stuff floating on the water on Mayfield Slough is? It looks like it might be dead algae....

Original post made by Sinotte on Oct. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 95 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What energizes great teachers? Palo Alto teacher goes on road trip to find out

Palo Alto High School English teacher David Cohen is taking the year off to travel to school districts up and down California,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by David Cohen, on Oct 3, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 17 comments | 4208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gardeners file claim against city over leaf blowers

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Original post made by Bill D'Agostino on Jun. 9, 2006
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Oct 3, 2014 at 2:34 pm | 25 comments | 8522 Views
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