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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juniors opt out of Smarter Balanced test

About 50 percent of the junior classes at both of Palo Alto's public high schools decided to opt out of the new Smarter Balanced...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gunn Junior, on May 4, 2015 at 11:16 pm | 48 comments | 10466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The online college experience

A Berkeley-bound student who earned his associate's degree entirely online is among nearly 1,000 students who will graduate...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by just depends, on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 23 comments | 10463 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike bridge designs wow planning commissioners

One cries for attention with its prominent red arch and a row of changing lights. The other is an understated ribbon that...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Midtown, on Jan 23, 2015 at 12:33 pm | 44 comments | 10462 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Solar Impulse embarks on historic flight from Moffett

The Solar Impulse, an airplane powered entirely by energy harvested from the sun, will soon take off from Moffett Field --...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Apr 1, 2013 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 10462 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto couple robbed in home invasion

Three men forced their way into to the home of a Palo Alto couple in their 80s and robbed them at gunpoint on Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jan 26, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 24 comments | 10457 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Analysis: How they won and lost

With the dust still settling on Election Day and scores of provisional and hand-delivered absentee ballots still being tallied,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by mauricio, on Nov 10, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 10453 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How much more housing can Palo Alto handle?

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Original post made by Arthur Keller on Feb. 21, 2007
Last comment by Native, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 124 comments | 10450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Departing teacher pleads: 'Keep the play in kindergarten'

After 27 years of teaching 5-year-olds, Ginny Russell is departing this month with a cri de coeur -- a cry of the heart....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Carol Lowman, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 47 comments | 10450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto is changing for the worse and its effecting our teens

As an old time Palo Alto resident I can say that the basis of this community: academic curiosity, a lack of ostentation or...

Original post made by Winston on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by _Parent, on Mar 16, 2015 at 6:37 pm | 206 comments | 10450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to resolve 'retention crisis' with pay raises

With Palo Alto's economic recovery speeding along and tax revenues happily spiking, the city is doing something to try to...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Outsource, on Mar 15, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 38 comments | 10448 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California in an 'unprecedented' fiscal crisis

"It's grim. There's no other word for it," State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, summed up the economic catastrophe California...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 27, 2009 at 10:49 am | 30 comments | 10443 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Altans nervously watch San Francisquito Creek

Many north Palo Alto residents were carefully watching San Francisquito Creek flow with strength through the Pope-Chaucer...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Dec 15, 2014 at 11:54 am | 8 comments | 10441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minor injuries in school bus collision

A Cadillac Escalade SUV clipped a school bus this morning when it veered into oncoming traffic on West Bayshore and Embarcadero...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Finally , on Oct 29, 2013 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 10440 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Declaration of war' in nurses' contract impasse

A bitter contract dispute between Stanford and Packard hospitals and their nurses' union has reached a stalemate, with the...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gee, on Feb 21, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 60 comments | 10438 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail on tonight's council agenda

High-speed rail will be back on the agenda of the Palo Alto City Council tonight as members are asked to update the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Skin in the game, on Jan 23, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 35 comments | 10438 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jury takes a bold stance on new Palo Alto bike bridge

Three different design teams came to Palo Alto City Hall on Wednesday afternoon, each with a bridge to sell to the city. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 26, 2014 at 6:31 am | 70 comments | 10431 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Fresh Look

Yikes! You have a month to prepare your home for sale, a limited budget and very little free time. How do you invest your...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 10426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Postal worker taken to hospital after allegedly making threats

A postal worker was placed on a psychiatric hold at the East Bayshore Road post office in East Palo Alto early Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:33 pm | 11 comments | 10425 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford students protest Israeli military actions

About 100 Stanford students gathered Friday afternoon on campus to protest Israeli military actions in the Gaza Strip, calling...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 18, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 70 comments | 10421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto treads toward health care reform

As medical costs continue to soar, Palo Alto officials are exploring ways to revamp the health care plans the city offers...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by who cares, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 10419 Views
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