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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A transparency gap

Palo Alto school trustees use the word "transparency" so often a casual observer might be persuaded they mean it. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Word, 20 minutes ago | 2 comments | 316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In support of single-stories and preserving neighborhood

I am in favor of the proposed single-story overlay for the Royal Manor neighborhood of Eichlers in Palo Alto. I am also in...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by pot meet kettle, 30 minutes ago | 25 comments | 2607 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains home sale data from local...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/05/06/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Sleek, clean lines for today's living

Forget crown moldings, formal entries, family rooms separated from kitchens. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/05/06/sleek-clean-lines-for-todays-...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>TOMATO TRANSPLANTING . . . </B> <B>The Santa Clara County Master Gardeners</B> say May is the time to transplant tomatoes...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why class sizes aren't meeting district targets

Thirty-four students in sixth-grade language arts, 33 in seventh-grade math, 34 in first-year French, 34 in U.S. history,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student-run Get Involved Palo Alto to offer summer internships

A grassroots service-learning program started by a Palo Alto High School teacher as a way to help teens find purpose and...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit blasts Media Center over spending of fees

Midpeninsula Community Media Center, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit that produces educational shows, hosts video classes and...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Pace makes it permanent

The venerable Cardinal Hotel in Palo Alto now boasts a blue-chip New York gallery that's bringing museum-quality art shows...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by KT, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Emy and Jim Thurber

It was the late 1950s, and Emy and Jim Thurber were at a parents' meeting for a new school opening in Los Altos. When the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jerry and Dick Smallwood

Dick and Jerry Smallwood are turning their lifetime of achievement into a lifetime of opportunity for local financially needy...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judy Koch

For a woman who continues to insist that she "never wanted a career," Judy Koch has taken some surprising turns in her life. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Martin Deggeller

As a boy, Marty Dellegger loved to tramp through the woods of Washington state, surrounded by mature, soaring trees and forest...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bill Busse

At first glance it seems that Bill Busse has led a charmed life. In fact, Busse himself will tell you that the most auspicious...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Life-giving lives

Achievement is often measured in dollars and cents, in CVs that go on for pages, in titles bestowed and power attained. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals named for Jordan, Palo Verde

The school district has named a Los Altos elementary school principal and Palo Alto middle school assistant principal as...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Parent, 2 hours ago | 13 comments | 4387 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Poll casts doubt on viablity of business tax

Despite widespread anxiety about traffic congestion, Palo Alto residents aren't entirely sold on a new business tax that...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, 5 hours ago | 55 comments | 2195 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Comments by Cupertino's Mayor

An article at TheVerge.Com posted today May 5th, 2016 reported that Cupertino's Mayor, Barry Chang, stated that "Apple is...

Original post made by Plane Speaker on May. 5, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers speak out against full-day kindergarten proposal

Several Palo Alto Unified kindergarten teachers, speaking on behalf of their colleagues, told the school board Tuesday night...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Snack and recess!, 13 hours ago | 82 comments | 6245 Views
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