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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caring Neighborhoods Challenge seeks to spread the love

As Terry Godfrey sipped a warm beverage at a cafe near her home in Evergreen Park last week, she posed a question she hopes...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 16, 2013 at 9:05 am | 10 comments | 872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keychain storage device holds emergency info for seniors

An offhand question from a Palo Alto octogenarian has sparked a new product that is being offered free -- or nearly free...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by LauraR, on Apr 16, 2013 at 7:14 am | 17 comments | 1528 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Morning Palo Alto manhunt ends in two arrests

After an hour-long search, police apprehended a man at 9:15 a.m. who may have been involved in a south Palo Alto theft. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 16, 2013 at 12:23 am | 18 comments | 990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Extensive survey probes parent, student, staff satisfaction with Palo Alto schools

Ninety percent of Palo Alto parents and 93 percent of high school students say they are "somewhat satisfied" or "very satisfied"...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Survey fatigue, on Apr 15, 2013 at 10:36 pm | 20 comments | 4535 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robs Provident Credit Union on El Camino Real

A man robbed Provident Credit Union on El Camino Real on Saturday morning and escaped on foot. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 15, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 1837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly students to be on KQED's 'Forum' this morning

A Palo Alto High School student magazine cover story on "rape culture" will be among the the subjects Monday of the KQED...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Colleen D., on Apr 15, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 1251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modern “Design Sprints” for the climate/housing impasse

Elite portions of the Bay Area (Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Pleasanton, and Marin County) adopt many leading-edge green policies...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Apr. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic delays expected on Foothill and Junipero Serra

Traffic along Foothill Expressway and Junipero Serra Boulevard may be impacted for months as Pacific Gas and Electric replaces...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by commuter, on Apr 15, 2013 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 746 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student journalists investigate 'rape culture' at Paly

The editor of a student magazine at Palo Alto High School said her staff has received "overwhelmingly positive" reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Consent=YesPlease!, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 78 comments | 3564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A girls win team title at Serra track invitational

==B Weekend prep roundup== The Menlo-Atherton girls' track and field team displayed its depth as the Bears scored 55 points...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marisol, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 790 Views

SPORTS

Gunn tennis pretty sure it has another title locked up

==B Tuesday's prep roundup== Jim Gorman wasn't sure and neither were his Gunn High tennis players. Thus, there was no...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 1014 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto city manager suffers collapsed lung

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is recovering from a collapsed lung, which he suffered while running in South Carolina...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Apr 15, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 935 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board debates new elementary location

While agreeing Palo Alto must open a new elementary school, members of the board of education differed Tuesday on how much...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Apr 15, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 25 comments | 3028 Views

SPORTS

Gunn-Paly swim meet still shows star power

The Gunn girls and Palo Alto boys were hit hard by graduation following the 2012 swim season that saw the Titans win their...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Pacific Coach, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Hopeful first reactions on new school calendar

While half-way into the first year of a new school calendar is too soon to make any definitive conclusions, a just-completed...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 15, 2013 at 10:19 am | 16 comments | 888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

The Bay Area real-estate market has become a challenging market for buyers due to several important developments. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jayne, on Apr 15, 2013 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Laurene Powell Jobs' film "The Dream Is Now" airs tomorrow on MSNBC

Steve Jobs' window (and Palo Alto resident, of course) has produced a film "The Dream Is Now". It airs tomorrow (Sunday)...

Original post made by dreamer on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:24 am | 3 comments | 742 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Manipulation H1-B visa abuse betrays American Tech workers, helped by Zuckerberg's PAC

Recently, Mark Zuckerberg and many other high profile tech representatives, including immigration law firms and many self-interested...

Original post made by H-1B FACTS on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:23 am | 5 comments | 852 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto resident not amused by officer's text

The latest report from Palo Alto's independent police auditor has no smoking guns or damning allegations, but it does contain...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Apr 14, 2013 at 11:32 pm | 11 comments | 924 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New prize for teens aims to spur community service

Calling all innovative, altruistic teens: You could win $20,000 if your community-service project rises to the top in a new...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by local resident, on Apr 14, 2013 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 720 Views
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