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SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Cubberley plan: Isn't the issue over-crowded schools?

Like many in our community, I am excited by the Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) proposal presented at the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sense, on Nov 17, 2015 at 6:26 pm | 29 comments | 4586 Views

AROUND TOWN

5th Annual flowers for Vets program

Nature's Alley florist in Midtown is proud to announce the 5th annual flowers for Vets program on Sunday December 13th at...

Original post made by NaturesAlley@yahoo.com on Nov. 17, 2015
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RESTAURANTS

C'est magnifique

Mademoiselle Colette, the elegant French patisserie that opened in Menlo Park last month, has quickly proven popular. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Nov 17, 2015 at 12:36 pm | 17 comments | 6744 Views

SPORTS

Football teams face a tough road in new CCS playoffs

The second season of high school football gets under way this weekend with four local teams competing in one of the five...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sam G, on Nov 17, 2015 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 3739 Views

SPORTS

Stanford already focusing on Cal and the 188th Big Game

Twenty-four hours. That's how long David Shaw, Stanford's Director of Football, gave his players to move on from Saturday...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Yvonne, on Nov 16, 2015 at 10:59 pm | 5 comments | 3665 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New laws target toxic chemicals in Palo Alto

As Barron Park residents know all too well, residential streets and industrial operations often make for a toxic mix when...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Bill Kelly, on Nov 16, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 7 comments | 4994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council switches gears on Midtown bike project

Despite political and technical roadblocks, Palo Alto officials signaled Monday night that they they are still looking at...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by AlternateConfiguration, on Nov 16, 2015 at 10:19 am | 22 comments | 4044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Esther Wojcicki, journalism/English teacher, education innovator and author

Esther Wojcicki, also known as Woj, talks with Lisa Van Dusen from the new Palo Alto High School Media Arts Center (MAC)...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by James, on Nov 16, 2015 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 7083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto mulls raising age for buying tobacco

With Palo Alto's crusade against tobacco rapidly gathering force, two members of the City Council on Tuesday floated a proposal...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by 2nd hand smoker, on Nov 16, 2015 at 6:23 am | 46 comments | 5399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FAA: Planes flying over Palo Alto, Mountain View hit by laser

Someone has been pointing lasers at the cockpits of jet aircraft flying over Palo Alto and Mountain View -- a potentially...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by It's the constant plane noise, on Nov 15, 2015 at 10:03 pm | 24 comments | 3827 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community meeting on proposed public safety building on Nov. 18

lans for Palo Alto's [http://paloaltoonline.com/news/print/2015/05/07/council-favors-sherman-avenue-lot-for-new-police-headquarters...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2015
Last comment by have some sense, on Nov 15, 2015 at 7:35 pm | 4 comments | 3282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City has little leeway with unfinished homes

Eight years after construction began, a Barron Park residence remains unfinished, much to the chagrin of neighbors who find...

Original post made on May. 12, 2013
Last comment by Toxic, on Nov 15, 2015 at 6:41 pm | 42 comments | 11910 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Inside Station 6

A siren screamed as Engine 66 raced down El Camino Real on its way to a medical call. Once there, the three-man crew jumped...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Nov 15, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 34 comments | 8509 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford provost to students: 'We have no desire to sweep anything under the rug'

Stanford University administrators engaged in rare public dialogue with students about sexual-assault issues on campus during...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Etchemendy and the "woman question", on Nov 15, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 19 comments | 6030 Views

SPORTS

Stanford turnovers too much to overcome in loss to Ducks

Oregon beat Stanford, 38-36, in a Pac-12 Conference football contest to remain in the hunt for the North Division title and...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by Peachtree High School Gtad, on Nov 15, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 2 comments | 3840 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our schools: some questions about the 22nd century

The plan for a new combined middle and high school in Palo Alto was unveiled at a special Oct. 26 meeting. We should look...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Volunteers2, on Nov 15, 2015 at 11:49 am | 3 comments | 2371 Views

SPORTS

True team effort leads Menlo girls to another CCS tennis title

Menlo School freshmen Ashley Vielma and Taylor Gould had a big tennis decision to make before Saturday's Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by Tennis Fan, on Nov 15, 2015 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 4462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly teacher resigns following sexual-harassment case

A Palo Alto High School teacher has received $150,000 from the school district in exchange for his resignation following...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Ashamedof PaloAlto, on Nov 14, 2015 at 9:42 am | 24 comments | 9944 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to residents: Don't sign PG&E tree removal contracts

Concerned about Pacific Gas & Electric's planned chop-down of hundreds of Palo Alto's mature trees, city officials have sent...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by ME, on Nov 13, 2015 at 6:11 pm | 33 comments | 7537 Views

AROUND TOWN

After-school program builds kids' life skills

It was 5:25 p.m. on a Friday when a group of about 25 kids from the Palo Alto Housing Corporation's Residential Services...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Peaceman , on Nov 13, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 3503 Views
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