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PALO ALTO ISSUES

In its war on waste, city takes aim at food scraps

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to reduce the amount of trash heading to the landfill could soon bring a new service to...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 3, 2015 at 10:07 am | 42 comments | 4031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google unveils new HQ plans with startling design

Google has unveiled plans for an office campus that will undoubtedly be called extraordinary. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/03/02/google-unveils-...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Mar 3, 2015 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 6879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Library Foundation heads toward final chapter

When a small group of entrepreneurial bibliophiles met in 2001 to discuss ways to fix up Palo Alto's library system, the...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Alex, on Mar 3, 2015 at 2:32 am | 15 comments | 2633 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rejecting appeal, Palo Alto approves Corina Way home

Despite protests from area residents and land-use watchdogs, Palo Alto officials approved on Monday a two-story home on Corina...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident of Barron Park, on Mar 2, 2015 at 11:21 pm | 67 comments | 6569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Goodbye Selix Formal Wear, welcome back Papa Murphy's

Palo Alto's only tuxedo shop closes its doors, Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza returns to Palo Alto and Stanford University...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by KP, on Mar 2, 2015 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 1791 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposed bill takes on cellphone-tracking

State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo County, has introduced a bill that would require local governments to take public comment...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 2, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preparing for the unthinkable: School district maintenance foreman develops emergency-response system

In the event that a shooting were to take place at one of Palo Alto Unified School District's 17 campuses, teachers would...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Saving lives, on Mar 2, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 14 comments | 5961 Views

AROUND TOWN

PAHC Chief Decides to live in PAHC Property.

This morning the Daily Post headlined an article about Candice Gonzalez, Executive Director of Palo Alto Housing Corporation...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Mar 2, 2015 at 4:01 pm | 65 comments | 1248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unprofessional/unsafe PAUSD residency checks

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Original post made by parent on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Latina in Palo Alto, on Mar 2, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 110 comments | 11489 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sad Scuba accident

Very very sad to hear of death by scuba diving accident of the young woman from Castellija Katherine Shepherson Hass Feb...

Original post made by solon on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 2, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

please think before you vote

up on the ballot is yet another PA schools parcel tax I ask you not to vote blindly for "such great schools" but to question: *...

Original post made by Joe BP on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by SpEd family, on Mar 2, 2015 at 11:55 am | 9 comments | 485 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls among six local soccer teams heading to semis

CCS soccer It has been 33 years since the Palo Alto girls have shared a Central Coast Section title in soccer. It has been...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by paly parent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 1663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panelists tell community: Listen more, listen deeply

A mother, a sister and a friend who have lost loved ones to suicide, along with a psychiatrist, a pediatrician, the Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by a parent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 2:27 am | 31 comments | 5270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Parents: Let's REALLY Talk

PAUSD Parents: What do you REALLY think? Wednesday, the district held a "Let's Talk" event where apparently they continued...

Original post made by a pausd parent on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Pausd parent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 1:57 am | 15 comments | 801 Views

SPORTS

Gunn advances, but Palo Alto does not in boys' CCS playoffs

On a night when the Gunn boys pulled out a big victory following a thrilling rally, Palo Alto could not do the same and exited...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 1, 2015 at 9:20 pm | 9 comments | 360 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City leaders propose neighborhood-liaison program

Seeking to better understand what Palo Alto's neighborhoods need, four members of the City Council hope to appoint a staff...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Counterclockwise, on Mar 1, 2015 at 7:59 pm | 6 comments | 1773 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: When neighbors object

The Palo Alto City Council made the right call Monday night in upholding the staff approval of a single-family home proposed...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Counterclockwise, on Mar 1, 2015 at 7:51 pm | 19 comments | 3458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Stephanie Martinson, Racing Hearts founder and speech pathologist

Armed with a matter-of-fact cheerfulness and her fellow Palo Altans' willingness to help, Stephanie Martinson, a part-time...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2015
Last comment by Marc, on Mar 1, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 1384 Views

BOOKS

MLK day student-protesters appear in court

The first group of Stanford University student-protesters arrested during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day action that shut down...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 1, 2015 at 8:07 am | 38 comments | 2669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Samsung opens new chapter for old Borders building

Palo Alto's iconic Varsity Theatre building on University Avenue, most recently a home to Borders Books, will soon be transformed...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Mar 1, 2015 at 12:09 am | 70 comments | 5920 Views
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