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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special education family sues district

The family of a special education student sued the Palo Alto Unified School District in federal court this week, alleging...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Mar 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 61 comments | 1589 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Golf course, flood projects on hold

A long-planned effort to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek suffered...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 10, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 749 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RIP Safeway?

As you may have heard, the Safeway corporation was recently bought up by Cerberus Capital Management. Most of Safeway's stores...

Original post made by shopper on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 10, 2014 at 11:31 am | 9 comments | 667 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto reaches labor deal with largest union

The labor standoff between the City of Palo Alto and its largest employee union concluded this week when workers voted to...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Mar 10, 2014 at 8:56 am | 28 comments | 2589 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, bus drivers honored with 'Sweetheart Awards'

At the annual "Sweetheart Awards" ceremony Wednesday, special education parents paid tribute to teachers and other school...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD Professional Violations, on Mar 10, 2014 at 12:06 am | 28 comments | 7878 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eden Housing drops retail, senior homes

Senior housing, offices and room for a hardware store have been scrapped from a controversial downtown Palo Alto proposal...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 9, 2014 at 11:42 pm | 22 comments | 2145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beautiful Burmese fare

Just about everyone orders the profoundly beautiful tea leaf salad at Rangoon Ruby, downtown Palo Alto's upscale Burmese...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 9, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 6 comments | 4740 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local agencies launch efforts to combat sea level rise

Given the slow pace of public agencies and the accelerated speed of sea level rise, the question must be asked: Can Bay Area...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 9, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 5 comments | 2236 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Coursera blocks access in sanctioned countries

Coursera, the popular online education platform founded by two Stanford University computer science professors, recently...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by BILL GATES, on Mar 9, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 5 comments | 2732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bargain Box, other California Avenue tenants concerned about eviction

The recent sales of a number of family-held commercial buildings in the California Avenue business district are worrying...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 9, 2014 at 9:49 am | 21 comments | 2470 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City workers to get 6.3 percent increase

The labor standoff between the City of Palo Alto and its largest employee union concluded this week when workers voted to...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by say what say what say what, on Mar 8, 2014 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 877 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to Castilleja: 'apply for new permit'

City planners are urging Castilleja School to apply for an amended use permit as a way to resolve neighborhood traffic concerns...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by another deep throat, on Mar 7, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 30 comments | 3976 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gov. Brown, Netanyahu sign partnership pact

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in Mountain View Wednesday morning meeting with Gov. Jerry Brown at the Computer...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Noel, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 9 comments | 1518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls reach fourth straight CCS basketball title game

While the Gunn girls played only 15 regular-season basketball games this season, the numbers game evidently hasn't worked...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Fan, on Mar 7, 2014 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1070 Views

BOOKS

Minkoff's improbable history

When industry types use the term "Hollywood North," it generally refers to Toronto and Vancouver, but how about right here?...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Congratulaltions, on Mar 7, 2014 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 7488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by marche, on Mar 7, 2014 at 10:51 am | 23 comments | 4176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Death of police veteran will not halt planned celebration of his life

Dennis Neverve, whose career in the Palo Alto Police Department spanned more than 46 years and included more than 100 commendations,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 7, 2014 at 9:59 am | 11 comments | 4345 Views

SPORTS

Paly gym timeline

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/03/07/paly-gym-timeline posted Friday, March 7,...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jim Schamber, on Mar 7, 2014 at 5:59 am | 1 comment | 753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto pushes forward with hotel-tax increase

Seeking to solve the city's once insurmountable infrastructure problem, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to put on the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Shell Game, on Mar 6, 2014 at 6:25 pm | 15 comments | 3144 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's employee spending went up in 2013

Palo Alto's spending on employee salaries and benefits rose by $2.4 million between 2012 and 2013, despite the city's generally...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Wha?, on Mar 6, 2014 at 5:50 pm | 20 comments | 3632 Views
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