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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Host an AFS Exchange Student

My name is Pam Wong. I volunteer with AFS Intercultural Programs. Each year, AFS welcomes more than 2,300 international...

Original post made by Pam Wong on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Really??, on Jun 18, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Morrissey-Compton relocates to Redwood City

The Morrissey-Compton Educational Center, a Palo Alto nonprofit assisting children and adults with learning disabilities,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Dougall, on Jun 18, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 8 comments | 2303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At a glance: Glenn 'Max' McGee

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/06/06/at-a-glance-glenn-max-mcgee posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cover Letter, on Jun 18, 2014 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

National group invokes Palo Alto school resolution

The Palo Alto school board's strong criticisms of how the federal Office for Civil Rights went about investigating cases...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Watcher, on Jun 18, 2014 at 9:10 am | 25 comments | 3507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspects at large after Palo Alto robbery

Police are seeking witnesses to a strong-arm robbery that occurred last Wednesday afternoon in the northeast parking lot...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 1459 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill Road development moves forward

The latest major development proposed for the bustling, congested and rapidly transforming area around Page Mill Road and...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jun 17, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 46 comments | 4433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey probes school satisfaction levels

Perceptions of fair grading and teacher quality were up among Palo Alto students and parents this year, but there's plenty...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD past, on Jun 17, 2014 at 8:24 am | 9 comments | 2562 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Credit Union accidentally releases member data

Stanford Credit Union informed 18,000 members this week that their personal information was accidentally sent to another...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Member, on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:51 am | 10 comments | 2562 Views

AROUND TOWN

World Music Day returns

The streets of downtown Palo Alto will be alive with music this Sunday, as the city marks its sixth annual Palo Alto World...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 17, 2014 at 12:36 am | 4 comments | 1178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Councilwoman fends off criticism over 'finder's fees'

Palo Alto City Councilwoman Karen Holman, who has spent more than a decade advocating for more transparency in city government,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Eric F, on Jun 16, 2014 at 6:46 pm | 23 comments | 4216 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Operation Sunny Day' suspects appear in court

Fourteen defendants accused of taking part in a series of gang-related killings and other violent crimes in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Marrol, on Jun 16, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1596 Views

SPORTS

Another top finish for Stanford women runner at NCAA meet

Stanford junior Aisling Cuffe took the kick out of seven-time NCAA champion Abbey D'Agostino and beat the Dartmouth runner...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 16, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Schadenfreude

A small delight this morning just before noon watching all the illegally parked cars being towed. Provided chuckles for...

Original post made by Poster on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 16, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 309 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto residents explore westside development

During a town hall meeting Monday night, more than 100 East Palo Alto residents said they are willing to support higher density...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by and one more thing, on Jun 16, 2014 at 7:14 am | 25 comments | 1951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford commencement open to the public Sunday

Husband and wife philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates will speak at Stanford University Commencement Sunday, June 15. The...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Jun 15, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 6 comments | 1910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

Monique's Chocolates to close, bees invade the Chocolate Garage and three new clothing boutiques at Town & Country Village...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Jun 15, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 11 comments | 4788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is World Music Day the same day as Stanford graduation and Fathers Day?

I've never understood why Palo Alto closes University on the same day as Stanford's graduation. Not to mention a conflict...

Original post made by Palo Alto resident on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by again, on Jun 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm | 12 comments | 374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC admission harder than ever for Californians

From a San Jose Mercury article: The promise of an elite public university education for California's top high school...

Original post made by Parent of Senior on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 15, 2014 at 10:11 am | 11 comments | 1367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park nonprofit wins state teacher tenure lawsuit

California's teacher tenure laws were declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, ruling...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Parents shudder, too, on Jun 14, 2014 at 11:48 pm | 58 comments | 3971 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Altan wins multi-city apps challenge

A winner in Palo Alto's Apps Challenge has now won a national competition for his software application, which will be developed...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Jun 14, 2014 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1890 Views
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