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AROUND TOWN

In election protests, students urge love in the face of hate

Hundreds of Palo Alto high school and college students walked out of classes, onto their campuses and in city streets Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by still another anon, on Nov 21, 2016 at 9:55 am | 104 comments | 9460 Views

BOOKS

A feast for the season

Local photographer and cookbook author Erin Gleeson of "The Forest Feast" shares recipes and hosting tips for the holidays. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by Wendy TKO, on Nov 21, 2016 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 1646 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>Edgewood grocery idea Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/11/18/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by Judith Schwartz, on Nov 20, 2016 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bursting with color

The autumn nip usually associated with turning leaves is finally in the air, and Palo Alto's trees are putting on a show...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by Gerturde, on Nov 20, 2016 at 6:28 pm | 1 comment | 1946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emberling concedes in Palo Alto school board race

One-term Palo Alto Board of Education incumbent Heidi Emberling has conceded victory in the Nov. 8 election to fellow trustee...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 20, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 19 comments | 3414 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sewage smells around home, possibly related illness - call utility?

This morning I woke up to a decidedly sewage-like smell. For months, we've been smelling something, at first just when we...

Original post made by Mystery on Nov. 20, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Nov 20, 2016 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying case spurs school district to examine response

The Palo Alto school board plans to take a closer look at how staff are implementing policies and procedures for addressing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by A Parent, on Nov 20, 2016 at 11:57 am | 34 comments | 7232 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Unraveling the results

In the wake of national election results that have triggered widespread anxiety about the implications for the future of...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 20, 2016 at 1:33 am | 24 comments | 4404 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Checklist helps residents determine if a tree is hazardous

Palo Alto's Tree Technical Manual includes a checklist of potential hazards and suggests actions to promote safety. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by Wayne Tyson, on Nov 19, 2016 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 404 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

When trees must be removed

City of Palo Alto tree ordinances state that, under certain conditions, trees that have been removed must be replaced. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by Wayne Tyson, on Nov 19, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 264 Views

SPORTS

The Big Game feels different from any other on schedule

Keller Chryst is Stanford's starting quarterback and will lead the Cardinal (7-3, 5-3 Pac-12) into his first Big Game as...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by No thanks, on Nov 19, 2016 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cost/Type of Special Ed

I'm curious what PAUSD spends on Special Ed, how many kids we have enrolled, by severity/type, ideally at which school level...

Original post made by Info on Special Ed on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Nov 18, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 11 comments | 486 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Post-election, local educational institutions emphasize inclusion

In the aftermath of the presidential election this week, local school districts and universities sent messages to their communities...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by R U Serious!, on Nov 18, 2016 at 2:06 pm | 26 comments | 4975 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Bike thief nabbed near Caltrain station in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police have arrested a man who allegedly used a power tool to saw a bicycle lock in an apparent attempt to steal...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by Bike Commuter, on Nov 18, 2016 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 2474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Annual Holiday Fund kicks off

Support for the homeless population. Training for developmentally disabled employees. Summer camp for low-income children...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide survivors to speak on panel in Palo Alto Wednesday

Three parent-survivors of youth who have died by suicide and two young adult survivors of suicide attempts will share their...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by Local Parent, on Nov 18, 2016 at 7:31 am | 10 comments | 4903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to take action on weighted grades, discuss college enrollment

At the height of the annual college-application process, the Palo Alto school board will hear a timely report Tuesday night...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by it's pretty simple, on Nov 18, 2016 at 5:28 am | 24 comments | 2126 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Appeals court overturns dismissal of DNA-privacy lawsuit

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned this week the dismissal of a family's lawsuit against the Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Good, on Nov 17, 2016 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 2047 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown voters boosted growth-friendly council candidates to victory

Analysis of the Palo Alto election results precinct by precinct indicates that residents' support for Liz Kniss was emphatic...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by What PAF wants , on Nov 17, 2016 at 3:50 pm | 15 comments | 3190 Views

AROUND TOWN

A place to be

Just a few blocks away from the bustle of downtown Palo Alto, there is a house whose old-fashioned style, blue hues and slender...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Barbara, on Nov 17, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 15 comments | 8864 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 23 comments | 8,836 views

Secretary of Plate
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 4,339 views

New York College Tours
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,611 views

Family Planning: Both Agree Before Getting Pregnant
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,096 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 4 comments | 405 views

 

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