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AROUND TOWN

District: Kids' emotional health a top concern

In the wake of three student Caltrain suicides in four months, student emotional health is a top priority for the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 89 comments | 5807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ahh. Lytton Plaza back to its old self again

I was downtown to see the festival today. I walked down the alley that runs from the Compaq bldg to the lot behind Lytton...

Original post made by Dave on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 6 comments | 1756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monster Ediface Corner Seale/Cowper-Eyesore or Brave New Palo Alto?

I can't help wondering what intentions of the owners and architect can be inferred from this supposedly residential structure...

Original post made by Midtown Man on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 11 comments | 2245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Potential train death averted by engineer

A recent spate of tragedies along the tracks has everyone, perhaps especially Caltrain engineers, on edge. But among the...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 7 comments | 1749 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

palo alto or la jolla? for education, living and family life

We've enjoyed living in Palo Alto for a few years with two small children. Now the husband got a better career opportunity...

Original post made by need suggestions on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by need suggestions, on Aug 29, 2009 at 11:39 am | 4 comments | 1848 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Locking and unlocking cars quietly.

Not a very big issue, but it is annoying to many of us. I visited Mitchell Park library today at lunchtime and spent time...

Original post made by Library User on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Library User, on Aug 29, 2009 at 9:17 am | 12 comments | 1898 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

UC system is suck

UC system is our high education system in California. All Californian tax payers pay their money to the state. UC gets the...

Original post made by Jean on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 29, 2009 at 3:49 am | 6 comments | 1757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Algebra for all 8th graders

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Original post made by Elementary Parent on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 28, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 47 comments | 5388 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect nabbed in Nordstrom 'pepper-spray' theft

Oakland police Wednesday arrested one of two suspected shoplifters who fled Stanford Shopping Center in a rental car Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by sam, on Aug 28, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 6 comments | 2311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Ron Kane

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 2274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Story Project: Charlie Crabtree

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Geri McGilvray

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Story Project: Kids' Corner

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 2471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Jill Rakestraw

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board seeks updates on Everyday Math

With a controversial new elementary math textbook in Palo Alto classrooms this fall, school board members are looking for...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 28, 2009 at 10:09 am | 15 comments | 2215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public Council meetings at City Hall Monday night. 7pm

I have an Idea. The P.A online does not like so much? There is a TV in the loby of City Hall. Lets meet in the loby during...

Original post made by fireman on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Aug 28, 2009 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 1751 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto STAR test results above average

Palo Alto students score above state levels of proficiency in math and English-language arts tests and show general increases...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 27, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 76 comments | 4394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain calls for community-wide mental health effort

Caltrain and police boost track security, but warn that addressing mental health community-wide is the underlying challenge...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 27, 2009 at 5:55 am | 23 comments | 2105 Views

RESTAURANTS

Have to say something about my favorite place

One day many years ago I am my ex were walking up and down California street looking for a place to eat. We settled on...

Original post made by Bruce on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 5 comments | 3831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board backs off on re-opening Garland

In a tortured effort to balance fiscal fears with uncertain enrollment growth projections, the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 26, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 11 comments | 4863 Views
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