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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey probes school satisfaction levels

Perceptions of fair grading and teacher quality were up among Palo Alto students and parents this year, but there's plenty...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD past, on Jun 17, 2014 at 8:24 am | 9 comments | 3044 Views

AROUND TOWN

World Music Day returns

The streets of downtown Palo Alto will be alive with music this Sunday, as the city marks its sixth annual Palo Alto World...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 17, 2014 at 12:36 am | 4 comments | 1446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Councilwoman fends off criticism over 'finder's fees'

Palo Alto City Councilwoman Karen Holman, who has spent more than a decade advocating for more transparency in city government,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Eric F, on Jun 16, 2014 at 6:46 pm | 23 comments | 4700 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Operation Sunny Day' suspects appear in court

Fourteen defendants accused of taking part in a series of gang-related killings and other violent crimes in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Marrol, on Jun 16, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 2632 Views

SPORTS

Another top finish for Stanford women runner at NCAA meet

Stanford junior Aisling Cuffe took the kick out of seven-time NCAA champion Abbey D'Agostino and beat the Dartmouth runner...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 16, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Schadenfreude

A small delight this morning just before noon watching all the illegally parked cars being towed. Provided chuckles for...

Original post made by Poster on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 16, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 379 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto residents explore westside development

During a town hall meeting Monday night, more than 100 East Palo Alto residents said they are willing to support higher density...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by and one more thing, on Jun 16, 2014 at 7:14 am | 25 comments | 2426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford commencement open to the public Sunday

Husband and wife philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates will speak at Stanford University Commencement Sunday, June 15. The...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Jun 15, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 6 comments | 2237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

Monique's Chocolates to close, bees invade the Chocolate Garage and three new clothing boutiques at Town & Country Village...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Jun 15, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 11 comments | 20421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is World Music Day the same day as Stanford graduation and Fathers Day?

I've never understood why Palo Alto closes University on the same day as Stanford's graduation. Not to mention a conflict...

Original post made by Palo Alto resident on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by again, on Jun 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm | 12 comments | 468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC admission harder than ever for Californians

From a San Jose Mercury article: The promise of an elite public university education for California's top high school...

Original post made by Parent of Senior on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 15, 2014 at 10:11 am | 11 comments | 1588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park nonprofit wins state teacher tenure lawsuit

California's teacher tenure laws were declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, ruling...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Parents shudder, too, on Jun 14, 2014 at 11:48 pm | 58 comments | 14318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Altan wins multi-city apps challenge

A winner in Palo Alto's Apps Challenge has now won a national competition for his software application, which will be developed...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Jun 14, 2014 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 2151 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto boy, 16, dies after shooting

A 16-year-old East Palo Alto boy died of a gunshot wound early this morning in a Redwood City hospital and police are now...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Jun 14, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 2028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mortar round found in East Palo Alto home

A possible explosive device found in an East Palo Alto residence was determined to be an old inert training mortar round,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Jun 14, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 1150 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto VA positions itself within national scandal

In light of the recent scandal involving false record-keeping and long wait lists at VA hospitals in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 13, 2014 at 9:50 pm | 7 comments | 2402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla to open source all its patents

In a bid to advance electric-vehicle technology, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that the company is in effect open-sourcing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Truthfully, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:33 pm | 9 comments | 1672 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Oppose Cap & Trade funds being diverted to HSR

The California budget that will be signed this weekend will divert 25% of Cap & Trade funds to High Speed Rail funding. ...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 233 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford creates committee to review sexual assault policy

In response to recent student outcry over Stanford University's handling of sexual assault, the administration is convening...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 13, 2014 at 5:38 pm | 4 comments | 1880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposed term limits irk Cubberley artists

With lease negotiations over Cubberley Community Center approaching the finish line, Palo Alto officials are considering...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by x, on Jun 13, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 14 comments | 3550 Views
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