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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Re-elect Sheriff Smith

California's system of electing county sheriffs, especially in metropolitan areas, does not generally serve the public well....

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Justice4Joshua, on May 29, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 15 comments | 2696 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California Chrome

Great racehorse story, I hope he wins the Triple Crown. Not Secretariat, by a longshot, but Penny Chenery (Secretariat's...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 29, 2014 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eleanor Pardee tot lot re-opens with ribbon-cutting ceremony

Toddlers from Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood and preschoolers from St. Elizabeth Seton School gathered at Eleanor...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Potty Time, on May 29, 2014 at 10:54 am | 13 comments | 1761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council finds another way to reduce quallity of life

I am just a resident, I don't have time to investigate and argue this proposed ordinance..however it seems to be another...

Original post made by resident on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 29, 2014 at 12:28 am | 3 comments | 263 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Missteps on council 'reforms'

Considering recent controversies suggesting a lack of sensitivity of current City Council members to the need for transparency...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by resident, on May 28, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 27 comments | 2353 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Positively Green

Water is the new 'oil' Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/05/23/positively-green posted...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by resident, on May 28, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating small

Sunset Magazine's annual Celebration Weekend will kick off May 31, with festivities running through the following day, when...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on May 28, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board heads to Illinois to vet superintendent nominee

Four Palo Alto school board members and a group of local education officials will be traveling to Aurora, Illinois, tomorrow...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on May 28, 2014 at 11:16 am | 79 comments | 4758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public may comment today on new superintendent

Members of the public today have the opportunity to comment on the appointment of Glenn "Max" McGee as the new superintendent...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tim G, on May 28, 2014 at 7:14 am | 13 comments | 4102 Views

AROUND TOWN

World War II veteran receives long overdue medals

At a luncheon in Mountain View last November, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo overheard John Indergand talking about his service in...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Arthur F. Adams, on May 27, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 7 comments | 3108 Views

AROUND TOWN

So...Speaking of City Managers

What cities have good city managers? We sure don't in EPA. Many of us miss ML Gordon. The PA asst city manager heading down...

Original post made by Hmmm on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 27, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 7 comments | 370 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal heading to Indiana for postseason baseball

Stanford will continue its baseball season in the NCAA tournament. The Cardinal (30-23) received a No. 3 seed in the Bloomington,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 27, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 3166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dress Code for High School

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Original post made by Paly Parent on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by resident 1, on May 27, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 72 comments | 18162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dating violence: What it is, and what schools and parents can do

When one partner in a relationship between teenagers harasses or assaults the other, parents and school officials can and...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Parent of daughter in unhealthy relationship, on May 27, 2014 at 10:23 am | 16 comments | 1506 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why is Town Square So Out of Sync With Dominant Free Speech Norms of the Internet; or, is this Forum Not a Forum Anymore Due to Heavy-Handed Editing of Posts

I have noticed a trend which seems to have accelerated recently in which the publisher of Paloaltoonline has edited not only...

Original post made by village idiot on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 27, 2014 at 7:56 am | 25 comments | 2606 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County joins lawsuit against drug firms

Santa Clara County joined a lawsuit filed by Orange County charging major drug firms with deceiving consumers about the dangers...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by Neal, on May 27, 2014 at 6:51 am | 4 comments | 1578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Title IX issues raised in latest federal civil-rights case

A complaint to the federal Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) was filed March 5 by a Gunn High School...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by frustrated mom, on May 26, 2014 at 10:37 pm | 4 comments | 785 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Midgets avenge a setback

Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Midgets suffered only one loss during the 2011 regular season on their way to the American Youth Football...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by @CoolHitta, on May 26, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 1 comment | 175 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More than just a 3 Day weekend....

Memorial Day...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by True, on May 26, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 18 comments | 438 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Great Developer Giveaway -- Hidden Inurement

When Palo Alto increases the zoning density on a parcell of land, it is a gift of a Public Asset to a private individual,...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by Important Point, on May 26, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 287 Views
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Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
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