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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rev. Jesse Jackson to East Palo Alto: Fight gentrification

East Palo Alto residents must fight to keep their city, and the Rev. Jesse Jackson encouraged them to organize. Otherwise,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 21, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 17 comments | 8194 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Filoli board relents on volunteer agreement, lets volunteers opt out of 'release clause'

Filoli's governing board on Thursday morning, Feb. 19, sent an email to all volunteers telling them that they would be allowed...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 21, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 5601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Junior: The friends who saved my life

The following essay is by an anonymous junior at Palo Alto High School, written shortly after a Gunn High School senior died...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by pono, on Feb 21, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 13 comments | 10800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn boys look to CCS after winning El Camino hoop title

Prep boys' basketball Gunn's Chris Russell and David Lee-Heidenreich combined for 30 points to lead the Titans to a 59-29...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Feb 21, 2015 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 3334 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to citizen hackers for civic solutions

It was a typical Silicon Valley storyline: Someone got an idea and met someone else who could code. They assembled a small...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Cynthia Typaldos, on Feb 20, 2015 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 4970 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Palo Alto" the answer on Final Jeopardy round

Would anyone not living in Palo Alto know this answer? In the category “California Cities”: A park, elementary school...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 20, 2015 at 11:31 am | 9 comments | 1407 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Daily News to become a weekly newspaper

The Daily News is ceasing three-times-a-week publication to become a weekly newspaper, publisher David Rounds announced Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Great, on Feb 20, 2015 at 7:47 am | 10 comments | 3493 Views

SPORTS

Pickleball National Champion Demo

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the USA and Daniel Moore, Open Singles National Pickleball Champion, will drop...

Original post made by Monica Williams on Feb. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: Rickey's memorabilia

The developer of the former Rickey's Hyatt site on El Camino Real is asking the public for historical articles and photos...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by randy, on Feb 19, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 12 comments | 4358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool Open House Sunday 2/22

Join us for an open house at Parents Nursery School this Sunday, February 22nd from 2-4 pm. We invite you to discover a most...

Original post made by Preschool Open House on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Aimee, on Feb 19, 2015 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 541 Views

SPORTS

Orrange sparks second-half comeback for Stanford women

Amber Orrange scored 15 of her 19 points in the second half as the 18th-ranked Stanford women's basketball team rebounded...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sir Bobbie, on Feb 19, 2015 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 2657 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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Original post made by Natalie G on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Ling-Ling Chen, on Feb 19, 2015 at 11:03 am | 17 comments | 7682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns about Christian Science forum on depression

I just heard from a friend that PAUSD Board member Terry Godfrey would be introducing a forum on Christian Science approaches...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 18, 2015 at 7:47 pm | 37 comments | 1828 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Penetrating the fog of dementia

With 32 years of caring for people with dementia, Barbara Kalt is constantly scouting for new ways to get through to the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 18, 2015 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 9669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Defeating the Demon of Teen Suicide

At a recent meeting in Palo Alto, home to Stanford University and epicenter of Silicon Valley, a standing-room-only crowd...

Original post made by Eric Nelson on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Sleep deprived?, on Feb 18, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 8 comments | 1019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto high schools prioritize culture change, achievement gap

As a result of intensive self-studies Palo Alto's high schools undertook over the last year, both Gunn and Palo Alto High...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by a contrary view, on Feb 18, 2015 at 9:49 am | 36 comments | 6959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yelp opens offices on California Avenue

California Avenue businesses have a new big-name neighbor in the online user-review company Yelp, according to a company...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Fenton Heirtzler, on Feb 17, 2015 at 11:17 pm | 16 comments | 14651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: The Menu closes, BHuman to open

Organic Indian restaurant The Menu shutters, Vintage Empire thrives in Mountain View and unusual new business BHuman heats...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fixes proposed for divisive zoning tool

A year after Palo Alto put a halt on "planned-community" zones, the city is preparing to move ahead with reforms that officials...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 17, 2015 at 6:15 pm | 19 comments | 4237 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Shady Lane moves, Anatolian Kitchen expands

Gift boutique Shady Lane is slated to move from University Avenue to Sharon Heights Shopping Center next month; Anatolian...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 17, 2015 at 4:47 pm | 33 comments | 7095 Views
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