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SCHOOLS & KIDS

On privacy, early intervention and medical advances

"Stealth" is a common term used to describe transgender people who have transitioned but choose to not publicly reveal their...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist struck, killed by car on Page Mill

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car just outside of Palo Alto this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Spicer, on Nov 6, 2015 at 4:09 am | 102 comments | 23046 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sexual-assault case against Joe Lonsdale dropped

A civil case filed earlier this year against Joe Lonsdale, founder of Palo Alto software company Palantir, by a former girlfriend...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by icky, on Nov 5, 2015 at 8:58 pm | 11 comments | 5915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAF rallies the troups (once again)

From their recent email to their followers: "We have got another chance to speak up about the housing crisis on Monday November...

Original post made by ambivalent PAF member on Oct. 31, 2015
Last comment by the drumbeat continues, on Nov 5, 2015 at 11:50 am | 47 comments | 1390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district eyes new budget priorities

A special Board of Education budget study session on Tuesday night offered a wide-ranging but still-preliminary look at where...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 5, 2015 at 11:04 am | 8 comments | 3241 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tech Life: Smart utilities

A quick change to an advanced meter transforms a home from an isolated energy user into a piece of the local energy grid. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Oxymoron, on Nov 5, 2015 at 8:45 am | 11 comments | 2445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing the achievement gap, one student at a time

Can one-on-one, targeted tutoring provided to disadvantaged students in their very first years of school help reduce the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Nov 4, 2015 at 7:07 pm | 30 comments | 6253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Winter Spare the Air season starts Sunday

A seasonal ban on wood-burning fires is starting soon, and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials say it includes...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Too much, on Nov 4, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 8 comments | 2131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Gunn High School to host event regarding wellness program

Dr. Shashank Joshi of Stanford University will be the guest speaker at an event at Gunn High School regarding the school's...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Walking wounded, on Nov 4, 2015 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 2241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents challenge proposed traffic signal on Page Mill

A proposal by state, county and local officials to add a traffic signal at the Interstate 280/Page Mill Road interchange...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Pete, on Nov 4, 2015 at 9:33 am | 65 comments | 11027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss new programs, investments

Full-day kindergarten, world-language instruction at the elementary schools and a new high school counseling program are...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Throwing money, on Nov 4, 2015 at 8:31 am | 15 comments | 1202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The perils of innovation

'Innovation' is a word we all love to use to distinguish our region's culture and values from other places and to impress...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Nov 4, 2015 at 8:22 am | 67 comments | 5115 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Businesses, apartments targeted for composting

In a city where good enough is rarely good enough, a plan is afoot to make it mandatory for Palo Alto's apartment dwellers,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2015
Last comment by ndn, on Nov 4, 2015 at 7:28 am | 39 comments | 4881 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike projects expand, evolve in Palo Alto

From Homer Avenue in the north to Chalreston Road in the south, Palo Alto's elaborate system of bike boulevards continues...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Future Rider, on Nov 3, 2015 at 5:09 pm | 53 comments | 5897 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Bird Dog contemporary restaurant comes to Palo Alto

Chef Robbie Wilson of Mattei's Tavern in Los Olivos, California prepares to bring his simple, elegant cuisine to Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Just in Case, on Nov 3, 2015 at 2:57 pm | 10 comments | 8476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District open to resolution agreement with OCR

The Palo Alto school board gave the green light to Superintendent Max McGee on Tuesday night to take a first step toward...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Comment, on Nov 3, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 11 comments | 3427 Views

SPORTS

Hogan's heroics help give Stanford improbable football win

Kevin Hogan rushed for 112 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns as Stanford rallied to beat host Washington State, 30-28,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Julie Armitano, on Nov 3, 2015 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 3565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood hostels prompt concerns

A trend in converting houses into hostels and hacker spaces has some residents in Palo Alto's neighborhoods crying foul. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Nov 3, 2015 at 11:58 am | 52 comments | 8796 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homes still dewatering after October 31?

I thought that dewatering of construction sites for basements was only allowed from April 1 through October 31st, yet on...

Original post made by Still dewatering on Southhampton on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Nov 2, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 5 comments | 554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline

Can one person, or a few, make a real difference in the world? Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/10/30/off-deadline...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 2, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 4394 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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