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MOVIES

Incendiary Revelations

But Laura Poitras' exemplary documentary "Citizenfour" shares the privileged access NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden granted...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 2, 2014 at 10:25 am | 2 comments | 746 Views

AROUND TOWN

2014 Election Central: Palo Alto City Council

All the latest news on the 2014 Palo Alto City Council race. With five seats open, 12 candidates are making their bids: Wayne...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 4721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 2, 2014 at 1:45 am | 311 comments | 153055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Q&A: Palo Alto School Board candidates talk about elementary school issues

What are the top three improvements the school board candidates can make to help Palo Alto's elementary schools? Read on...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 1, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 12 comments | 2833 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto residents seek relief from train noise

Living next to downtown Palo Alto's bustling train station has many benefits, but for residents of 101 Alma St., a good night's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Anaciana, on Nov 1, 2014 at 11:49 am | 64 comments | 6211 Views

SPORTS

SHP remains perfect, sets up showdown for PAL title

Friday's prep football Junior quarterback Mason Randall threw for 235 yards and accounted for two touchdowns to lead Sacred...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alo fourth-grader with Down syndrome wins self-advocacy award

Dashiell Meier might be Palo Alto's most accomplished 10 year old. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/10/24/palo-alo-fourth-grader-with-down-s...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Kerri V, on Nov 1, 2014 at 5:17 am | 15 comments | 5189 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Website Maintenance Moving to External Hosting Provider

The City of Palo Alto is moving its website maintenance outside of City Hall. The current website designer and content provider...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by No archives?, on Oct 31, 2014 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VA tree-clearing taking place near Bol Park in Palo Alto

Joggers, cyclists and residents in the Barron Park neighborhood are concerned about a tree-clearing project that has removed...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Oct 31, 2014 at 10:37 pm | 14 comments | 2927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Businesses to drive city's new traffic-fighting nonprofit

As Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles, impose downtown parking restrictions and offer other incentives for commuters...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Enough already, on Oct 31, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 21 comments | 3634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Construction firm threatens to take Palo Alto school district to trial

While Palo Alto High School students were finally able to make full use of a new classroom building and just-completed Media...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Don't donate to PiE, on Oct 31, 2014 at 8:17 pm | 22 comments | 5015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residential Permit Parking Enforcement

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a consultant to provide Residential Preferential Parking...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Agenda, on Oct 31, 2014 at 7:09 pm | 5 comments | 309 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford doctor in voluntary quarantine

A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Deborah, on Oct 31, 2014 at 5:22 pm | 8 comments | 2903 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks plan a baseball boycott of the World Series

The Palo Alto Oaks have been playing semipro baseball on the Peninsula for 65 years. It's very doubtful, however, that the...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mark Petersen, on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 3 comments | 1840 Views

MOVIES

A&E Digest: this week's arts news

In this week's arts news: Artists wanted for public art project, Peninsula Symphony names a new director and more. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Richie, on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 672 Views

MOVIES

Citizen four at the Guild.

The Palo Alto Online review of "Citizenfour" http://www.paloaltoonline.com/movies/reviews/Citizenfour?review_id=2958 Director...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 31, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 246 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's Daylight Saving Time

Twice a year I go crazy listening to people say Daylight Savings Time. There's no s at the end of saving. Will the writer...

Original post made by Curious Observer on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 31, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's Bowman International School purchases nearby property

Palo Alto's independent Bowman International School has purchased a 0.6-acre property just up the road, with plans to expand...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Question, on Oct 31, 2014 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 1418 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Traffic from Googleween was a horror show

What possessed Google to host a gigantic party without warning the neighbors? The traffic was truly horrifying. Non-Google...

Original post made by worker on Oct. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Yes on Measure C to update utility tax

Palo Alto currently generates about 7 percent of its general-fund revenue, or some $11 million, from the 5 percent utility...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by not yet, on Oct 31, 2014 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 353 Views
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