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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board backs $17 million Addison gift

The Palo Alto school board enthusiastically endorsed Tuesday night a multi-million dollar plan, paid for in full by an anonymous...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by High School Parent, on Feb 25, 2016 at 6:32 pm | 29 comments | 3927 Views

SPORTS

Juana Run this weekend?

Put on your running shoes and explore the scenic streets of the Barron Park neighborhood during the 20th Annual Juana Run...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by JR runner, on Feb 25, 2016 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Middle School, other schools now up for renaming

What began as one Jordan Middle School seventh-grader's book report on the questionable history of the school's namesake,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by marilyn, on Feb 25, 2016 at 5:27 pm | 128 comments | 10076 Views

AROUND TOWN

police activity this morning

At the corner of El Camino Real and Charleston at the Jiffy Lube 8:12am today 2/25/2016 One police car pulled over on El...

Original post made by Joe on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by JerryM, on Feb 25, 2016 at 3:29 pm | 3 comments | 268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nike's Phil Knight makes largest cash donation in Stanford's history

Philip Knight, Stanford University alumnus and co-founder of Nike, has made the single largest cash donation from an individual...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 25, 2016 at 11:56 am | 5 comments | 4257 Views

SPORTS

SH Prep grad Howe part of American record medley relay

One event. One win. One American record. The Stanford women's swimming and diving team opened the Pac-12 Championships on...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by nmckenna, on Feb 25, 2016 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 2809 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto movie theater employees robbed at gunpoint

Palo Alto police are searching for two men they say robbed two movie theater employees at gunpoint on El Camino Real Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by RS, on Feb 25, 2016 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 3733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto zookeepers recall teaching moments

On a recent afternoon, between feeding the animals their dinners and putting them to bed, part-time zookeeper L. Lee Harper...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Gloria Schulz, on Feb 24, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 4 comments | 2933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eagle escaped from Palo Alto Junior Zoo

Sequoia the bald eagle took off heading toward Portola Valley. Her tracking device is not working. Many years ago, she was...

Original post made by MissingEagle on Feb. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 189 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents want state to reject Stanford toxics plan

The state agency tasked with regulating hazardous materials should reject Stanford University's plan to deal with trichloroethylene...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2016
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Feb 24, 2016 at 10:30 pm | 8 comments | 4196 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vancouver red hot real estate market - State's strategy

The Government has undertaken decisive measures to balance Canada’s housing market. Back in December, new rules were declared...

Original post made by Valerie Jones on Feb. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto women's shelter won't open

Heart and Home Collaborative, a startup that sheltered homeless Palo Alto women last year during the coldest winter months,...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by realestatesrv, on Feb 24, 2016 at 10:12 pm | 32 comments | 7985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board approves $50K to fund mental health services

Palo Alto school district staff now have $50,000 to use at their discretion through the end of the school year to support...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Ken Horowitz, on Feb 24, 2016 at 8:37 pm | 2 comments | 344 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters: Timing the market for local sellers

Just after sunset in mid-January, my colleague and I were seated at a square, maple-colored table located near the entrance...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by HO Lee Chit, on Feb 24, 2016 at 8:03 pm | 3 comments | 5918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss new budget requests

The Palo Alto school board will convene for a special budget study session on Tuesday morning to discuss funding proposals...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by PiE overstepping, on Feb 24, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 4 comments | 1978 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rallies planned at Apple stores

Groups are expected to gather at Apple stores in the Bay Area Tuesday evening, Feb. 23, as part of worldwide rallies against...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Feb 24, 2016 at 1:17 pm | 6 comments | 1788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Releases First Airport Noise Report

In terms of accountability and transparency of airport operations, PAO, our city-owned airport has a long way to go. This...

Original post made by Aviation Limits on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Jetman, on Feb 23, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 4 comments | 345 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real Estate Matters: Representing both buyer and seller: a conflict of interest?

Although the practice is completely legal and widely accepted in California, it seems impossible for one real estate agent...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Not from Palo alto, on Feb 23, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 27 comments | 3441 Views

AROUND TOWN

An oasis even without the orchards

The neighborhood name, Palo Alto Orchards, conjures up pastoral images of when Santa Clara County was the Valley of Heart's...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Grumpy Old Guy, on Feb 23, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 7248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Calling out cheating

Parents and students didn't agree on much at Tuesday's school board meeting on what further reforms would improve the learning...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Buddy, on Feb 23, 2016 at 2:51 pm | 39 comments | 4546 Views
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