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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Superman' hits Woodside High School

Woodside High School is cast in an unflattering spotlight this week with the nation-wide opening of the documentary "Waiting...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 8, 2010 at 7:55 am | 38 comments | 12006 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto project makes public a trove of data

Depending on one's digital prowess and hunger for data, Palo Alto's newest transparency initiative is either a head-scratcher...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on May 1, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 5 comments | 11997 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does anonymity cause online rudeness?

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 2, 2007 at 9:17 pm | 66 comments | 11946 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City's management lapse may have cost $281,000

Insufficient oversight of a contractor and poor contract management may have resulted in the City of Palo Alto Utilities...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Ex-employee, on Feb 1, 2014 at 6:19 pm | 10 comments | 11937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools try early intervention, so troubled kids become healthy teens

Increased attention to mental health among elementary students will pay dividends when students are older, providing coping...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by more please, on Nov 25, 2012 at 9:11 am | 7 comments | 11927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly 'de-laning' proposal off the table

Palo Alto school district officials apparently have reversed their recommendation to de-lane freshman English at Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Tokheim can't manage, on Feb 14, 2014 at 3:38 am | 62 comments | 11916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steve Jobs called Mountain View home as a child

A childhood friend of Steve Jobs recalls that Silicon Valley's quintessential entrepreneur was partly a product of Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 13, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 3 comments | 11906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sends massive office proposal back to drawing board

An ambitious proposal to build a dense office complex next to the AOL building on Page Mill Road received a cool reception...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by belrt, on Feb 9, 2013 at 11:21 am | 14 comments | 11900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Entrepreneur donates $60 million to Stanford

Jim Clark, former Stanford University professor and founder of several well-known Silicon Valley companies, has donated $60...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 19, 2013 at 10:11 pm | 15 comments | 11843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Foothills mystery parcel proposed as park addition

A piece of property at the base of Foothills Park's beautiful Las Trampas Valley, once the subject of closed-door discussions...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Mar 31, 2014 at 12:02 pm | 43 comments | 11829 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents hold vigil as district revises policy on bullying

About two dozen parents and children from the Palo Alto school district stood in a candlelight vigil Monday night, calling...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by norahs, on Feb 13, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 37 comments | 11794 Views

SPORTS

M-A, Gunn girls match unbeaten streaks in CCS cross country

The Gunn girls have not lost a cross-country meet this season, running to victories in league-wide meets and invitationals....

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 15, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 11777 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A worthy gamble by Palo Alto city manager

For many Palo Alto residents, the quality of city government comes down to how they and their architects and contractors...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Do need transparency, on Sep 12, 2011 at 11:29 am | 6 comments | 11770 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission throws support, cash behind City Hall art

The city's Public Art Commission committed $50,000 -- half its annual budget -- over the next two years on Thursday night...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Oct 24, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 8 comments | 11758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eastside story

Though he always aspired to attend college and his father supported the dream, Joseph Thornton says that without the extraordinary...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Luis, on Jan 14, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 11 comments | 11753 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bold downtown plan spurs debate over Palo Alto's growth

A colossal proposal by billionaire developer John Arrillaga to build a theater and four office towers in downtown Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by More about Pat Burt, on Nov 5, 2012 at 9:31 pm | 152 comments | 11752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto youth win SF chamber music prize

Four teenage string musicians, three of whom attend Gunn High School, only started playing together last fall, but in February...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 24, 2014 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 11748 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rule changes aim to widen El Camino sidewalks

With its sea of cars, narrow sidewalks, fortress-like office complexes and eclectic scattering of motels, restaurants and...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 1, 2014 at 10:55 am | 29 comments | 11730 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attracting 'best and brightest' to teaching

Stanford University President John Hennessy will discuss ways to attract the nation's brightest students to careers in teaching...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 29, 2013 at 6:28 am | 12 comments | 11705 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Commuter buses not just for Google anymore

A new service that's putting wheels down in the California Avenue business district may allow Palo Alto workers to commute...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by sunder, on Oct 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm | 39 comments | 11675 Views
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