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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto package thief nabbed in undercover sting

A man suspected of stealing a package from the porch of a Webster Street home and then trying to pawn off its contents on...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Another Nextdoor Skeptic, on Jun 10, 2015 at 8:54 am | 18 comments | 4824 Views

AROUND TOWN

District pays $150K for former principal's resignation

Former Palo Alto High School Principal Phil Winston has received a $150,000 payment from the school district in exchange...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by DG, on Jun 10, 2015 at 7:07 am | 17 comments | 9692 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic Juana Briones House coming down

The owner of Palo Alto's oldest home, Juana Briones House, has begun deconstructing the 166-year-old structure after 13 years...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by shallow alto, on Jun 10, 2015 at 12:42 am | 31 comments | 7086 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Slowing development, one project at a time

It's probably no one's idea of how to best craft new policies and expectations for commercial developers in Palo Alto, but...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jun 9, 2015 at 9:18 pm | 47 comments | 4144 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marriage and memory: a love story

In the 32 months that his wife lived in the "Memory Support" unit of the Palo Alto Vi retirement community, John Gurley visited...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 9, 2015 at 8:36 pm | 3 comments | 4238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan Academy to offer free, online SAT prep

Mountain View-based online education company Khan Academy is hoping to disrupt yet another traditional educational platform...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Jun 9, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 17 comments | 4357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD parcel tax, PAEA, public relations, Phil

It's the end of the school year and PAUSD is hoping you are on vacation, but read through tonight's board packet and you...

Original post made by Citizen report on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 9, 2015 at 3:17 pm | 4 comments | 734 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two East Palo Alto men arrested in Menlo Park home burglary

As recommended by public safety advocates, residents of Lexington Drive in Menlo Park saw something on the morning of Monday,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 9, 2015 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 2434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA Budget needs your help for Early Childhood Education

I sent this letter to the Governor and Appropriations committee representatives in the Assembly and Senate, and to Rich Gordon,...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Jun. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ed Shikada set to stay on as assistant city manager in Palo Alto

Two months after he joined the City of Palo Alto's leadership team on a trial basis, Ed Shikada is preparing to shed his...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Jun 9, 2015 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 2542 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping Eichler neighborhoods from growing upward

Residents in five Palo Alto Eichler neighborhoods said they plan to ask the city to institute zone changes that limit homes...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Wouldn't It Be Nice, on Jun 9, 2015 at 1:17 am | 70 comments | 11645 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community notebook: Changing the conversation around climate change

For the average person who feels a certain hopelessness about climate change, the City of Palo Alto Library, environmental...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 8, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 45 comments | 8874 Views

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Hot Day! 22 degrees cooler inside with out electricity

You've got to love it when a canopy of trees above and around your house keeps it 22 degrees cooler inside than outside on...

Original post made by Carol on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 526 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>What to do now Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/06/05/letters-to-the-editor posted...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Noticeable difference, on Jun 8, 2015 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 1720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by itspigface, on Jun 8, 2015 at 3:58 pm | 484 comments | 316643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford professor wins $500K Gruber Neuroscience Prize

A Stanford University professor whose work has contributed to the understanding of such disorders as autism, schizophrenia...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jun 8, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 3894 Views

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21st-century tribe

Since 2000, Mountain View Open Floor has been offering participants a place to get in touch with their bodies and build community. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth Schwyzer, on Jun 8, 2015 at 1:30 pm | 7 comments | 3306 Views

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Verizon wins approval for cell antennas at Little League ballpark

Opponents of Verizon's plan to install a cell antenna at the Little League ballfield on Middlefield Road suffered a second...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julianne, on Jun 8, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 29 comments | 4995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Accepted to university, but lacking funds to go

For 33 of the 471 seniors who graduated from Palo Alto High School on Wednesday, the moment for celebration has not yet quite...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Article Misinforms, on Jun 7, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 30 comments | 12642 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bouncer arrested for death of Palo Alto man outside bar

A 28-year-old bouncer at a San Jose bar was arrested on Friday for the death of a Palo Alto man he allegedly punched after...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by Alphonso, on Jun 7, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 13 comments | 10451 Views
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