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AROUND TOWN

Women find refuge at Heart and Home

Heart and Home Collaborative, a new all-women shelter organized by Stanford University students, opened Jan. 26 after more...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Feb 25, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 48 comments | 3482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss superintendent search

In its first meeting since school Superintendent Kevin Skelly's announcement last week that he will step down June 30, the...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 25, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 4 comments | 1753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside singer/songwriter makes Hunger Games track

Megan Keely, a Woodside landscape architect who grew up in Ladera, wrote a song that made it onto the Hunger Games movie...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 25, 2014 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 1447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford backs away from divisive Dish parking plan

After pressure from the city and an outpouring of opposition from hikers who frequent the Dish, Stanford University is backing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 25, 2014 at 12:20 am | 31 comments | 9211 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents claim financial abuse at Vi at Palo Alto

A class action suit filed by residents of Vi at Palo Alto alleges its parent company, CC-Palo Alto, transferred millions...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Go Stanford, on Feb 24, 2014 at 11:57 pm | 26 comments | 13604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What should be the selection criteria for the next PAUSD Superintendent?

Now that the dust is settling from the resignation of the current PAUSD Superintendent perhaps it would be helpful to begin...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Feb 24, 2014 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City, school district at odds over Cubberley provision

When Palo Alto agreed 25 years ago to lease most of Cubberley Community Center from the school district, both sides had plenty...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 24, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 9 comments | 3598 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Funding questions loom over high-speed rail's new plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 18 comments | 6776 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Affordable Care act must succeed!

The Affordable Care Act, which is disparaged and called "Obamacare" by the extreme right, must succeed! It is the first...

Original post made by Jane on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Feb 23, 2014 at 11:46 pm | 6 comments | 370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The Skelly resignation

While not a surprise, Superintendent Kevin Skelly's announcement this week that he would leave the district at the end of...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Feb 23, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 103 comments | 6974 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents question chemical-hazards report for CPI

Barron Park residents who live near a technology firm with a track record of dangerous chemical releases told city leaders...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 23, 2014 at 9:11 pm | 4 comments | 3412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire district vehicle involved in car crash

A Menlo Park Fire Protection District vehicle was involved in a crash in East Palo Alto Friday afternoon, a police dispatcher...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 1865 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electrically eclectic Eichlers

Often described as "having character" or "being interesting," old homes can just as often be described as "challenging" --...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Yuckola, on Feb 23, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 5 comments | 3538 Views

AROUND TOWN

March to Washington to fight 'Eve's curse'

Stanford Hospital physician Camran Nezhat and a growing contingency of volunteers are organizing a march on Washington D.C....

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by Endometriosis here, on Feb 23, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 12 comments | 4883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest alleged bike, electronics thief

Palo Alto police stopped a man on a bicycle for a traffic violation last week, only to discover that he had two outstanding...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 8 comments | 4023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student's transcript change sparks probe

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are reviewing changes in transcripts for all members of the class of 2014 after a student...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by wow, on Feb 23, 2014 at 8:29 am | 15 comments | 6539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New vision for California Avenue advances

As Palo Alto prepares for a physical transformation of California Avenue, city planners are advancing a new vision document...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Once-lers, on Feb 23, 2014 at 1:50 am | 147 comments | 7558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Summer Internships or Jobs?

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Original post made by Job Searching Student on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Student Parent, on Feb 23, 2014 at 1:38 am | 5 comments | 4712 Views

SPORTS

Track and field's greatest dual meet is turning 50

==I (This month marks the 50th anniversary of the famed 1962 U.S.-U.S.S.R. track and field meet at Stanford Stadium. This...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Carl, on Feb 22, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 4 comments | 1907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford grad student dies in Yosemite fall

Stanford student and climbing enthusiast Chris Chan died Friday afternoon after falling from Yosemite's north face of Elkhorn...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by aznnico, on Feb 22, 2014 at 4:15 am | 78 comments | 10768 Views
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