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AROUND TOWN

Best Of Palo Alto voting launches

The annual Best Of Palo Alto reader survey is launching today! This year's Best Of promises to unearth local delights, favorite...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

The medicine of music

Founded in the mid-1990s, the Bing Music Series in the Hospital Atrium brings live music to patients, visitors and staff...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Blake Jones, 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Chillin' in the 'hood

The atmosphere in the Cibo Restaurant bar was convivial and relaxed. A small group of Barron Park residents sat at a round,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donkey 'ambassador' to roam Palo Alto

Move over, El Palo Alto, the city is about to get a new icon. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/04/24/donkey-ambassador-to-roam-palo-alto...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 92 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new president and programs, Sofia University enters new era

It's been more than a year since Sofia University students, faculty and staff were left reeling after the president of the...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools usher in new era of testing

Students across the Palo Alto Unified School District are sitting down to computers over the next few weeks to take the state's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Service Employees International Union, Local 521

When it comes to employee compensation, the city's lowest earners usually serve as the canaries in the coal mine. The roughly...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by hmm, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 122 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Management and Professional group

They are the city's department heads, supervisors, top technologists and senior analysts. From their perches near the pinnacle...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

We Need Your Opinion On A Bicycle Skills/Sport Facility!

It is without a doubt, an unbelievable amount, of Palo Altans that have bicycles. In that region, quite a few cyclists...

Original post made by GunnBarrel on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by GunnBarrel , 22 hours ago | 10 comments | 421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Accreditation teams evaluate Palo Alto's high schools

Reports from two accreditation teams that visited Gunn and Palo Alto high schools at the end of last month offer further...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 24, 2015 at 12:31 am | 5 comments | 1592 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to fix glass shards in California Avenue sidewalks

Responding to citizen complaints about polished glass shards in the new California Avenue sidewalks, Palo Alto is preparing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 23, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 61 comments | 6262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District eyes expansion of student research program

Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee is hoping to expand a longtime student-research program at Palo Alto High School...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 23, 2015 at 9:31 pm | 44 comments | 2522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Union rebukes Gunn principal over homework 'directive'

Within three months of taking over as principal of Gunn High School last August, Denise Herrmann found herself confronted...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by curious, on Apr 23, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 255 comments | 18422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

May as Mental Health Awareness

The blame needs to stop. As a community we need to accept that anyone of us can be affected by a mental illness. A mentally...

Original post made by Bill on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Apr 23, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 1 comment | 92 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto explores new partnership with neighborhoods

Seeking to strengthen the ties that bind City Hall to the city's 37 neighborhoods, the Palo Alto City Council on Monday agreed...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Apr 23, 2015 at 6:08 pm | 28 comments | 1958 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials protest rapid-bus plan

A proposal by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) to establish dedicated bus lanes and remove more than...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Pam, on Apr 23, 2015 at 5:57 pm | 30 comments | 7401 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ex-Stanford student gets year in jail for beating woman

A Stanford University Ph.D candidate, who pleaded no contest to beating a woman he had been dating, has been sentenced to...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Got Off Easy, on Apr 23, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 2 comments | 2644 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bad driving in the Silicon Valley

When we relocated to the Bay Area several years ago, we noticed the strange driving habits of many local drivers. I noticed...

Original post made by Nayeli on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 23, 2015 at 2:12 pm | 20 comments | 438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students slam school leaders on zero period

A large group of impassioned Gunn High School students turned out to Tuesday's board meeting to deliver a fierce condemnation...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by My Thoughts, on Apr 23, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 157 comments | 7377 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Never a drop to waste

Palo Alto resident Sue Kemp has long since turned off her automatic watering systems and tends by hand to the plants and...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 23, 2015 at 1:32 pm | 34 comments | 4042 Views
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