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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core And The Literary Classics: Supplementing Our Kids Education (By An Avowed Jane Austenophile)

Jane Austen has become quite popular in the past decade—at least commercially. When I see Jane Austen stationary at Paper...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by C, on Dec 7, 2013 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

My New Year's List: Top 10 Things I Am Grateful We’ve Done As A Family

The following New Year's blog appears in The Almanac. Holidays provide us with great rest stops. They're opportunities...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Dec. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 763 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arata’s Pumpkin Farm And The Grinch(es) Who Stole Halloween (Or At Least Part Of It)

http://www.almanacnews.com/blogs/p/2013/10/16/aratas-pumpkin-farm-and-the-grinches-who-stole-halloween-or-at-least-part-of-it...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Oct. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 709 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A Tale of Two Public Services BART vs. Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board

The following blog appears in The Almanac and may be of interest to Weekly readers. A Tale of Two Public Services BART...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Oct. 29, 2013
There are no comments yet. 691 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Retreat-Gate In Menlo Park

This blog appears in The Almanac and may be of interest to Palo Also readers. Walk The Talk Part 2: Honoring The Compact On...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Nov. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 706 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The "Bullet" Train: What Does It Say About Our State Government?

The following blog appears in The Almanac: Even if you supported the "bullet train" five years ago, you should think about...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Resident 1, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 2400 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

When Considering Spending 25K On A New City Logo Design, Process Matters

When The Almanac reported this past week that Menlo Park spent $1800 on a new "Nutty The Squirrel" mascot costume, public...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Jan. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 692 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tom Perkins' Letter & Civil Discourse

Local venture capitalist Tom Perkins' letter to The Wall Street Journal two weeks ago, in which he compared the growing hostility...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Feb. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 558 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Support the eruv

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Original post made by Eruv is up on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 22, 2007 at 5:53 pm | 9 comments | 3263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Food Allergy Awareness

I just wanted to share a link for anyone looking for information on food allergy related issues. In the United States, 12...

Original post made by Estevan on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Nov 13, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 1695 Views

AROUND TOWN

NY Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof and his wife Sheryl WuDunn to Speak Tonight

Great opportunity hear well known NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and his wife Sheryl DuWunn talk about their new book...

Original post made by EstherWojcicki on Jan. 11, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Jan 11, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 344 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A no brainer way to save energy

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Original post made by ethan on Dec. 20, 2006
Last comment by Todd Bethell, on Jan 4, 2007 at 3:20 pm | 16 comments | 5409 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Any other international traveler having trouble with US credit cards?

Just back from the Eurozone and had problems getting my credit cards accepted. I told the credit card companies I was traveling...

Original post made by Euro traveler on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Been there, too, on May 7, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 5 comments | 941 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How rail travel can work

Just returned from a trip to Europe where I used multi systems of public transport. I found it fast, clean, efficient and...

Original post made by European Traveler on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jul 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 17 comments | 1481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent evaluation news needed

We have no news from the evaluation of the superintendent by the board from the February 6 meeting. Can the Weekly ask a...

Original post made by Evaluate this! on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Money well spent, on May 9, 2014 at 10:45 pm | 58 comments | 4731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Associate superintendent evaluation news needed

Tucked away in tonight's board agenda is an evaluation of the associate superintendent, in closed session, of course, a nugget...

Original post made by Evaluate this! on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Apr 22, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 5 comments | 629 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facebook to leave downtown Palo Alto

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Original post made by Evan on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by pete, on Jun 25, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 4 comments | 2184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-MI group wants election on Mah; cost =$1,000,000

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Original post made by Everyparent on Apr. 13, 2007
Last comment by taxpayer, on Apr 20, 2007 at 9:13 pm | 53 comments | 4306 Views

RESTAURANTS

Chicken Wings

It dawned on me after I had lunch up in San Carlos at "Wingstop," that I hadn't seen any Chicken Wings places around here....

Original post made by F Gore on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by ds, on Dec 28, 2008 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 3901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maybe I'm obsessed, but I don't think so...

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Original post made by fabravo on Feb. 2, 2007
Last comment by ashiko, on Apr 9, 2007 at 10:12 pm | 22 comments | 5077 Views
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Palo Alto: Pastis owner to open second French restaurant
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The Four E's--Pope Francis and the Middle Class
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My College Mindset is Intrinsically Motivated
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