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SCHOOLS & KIDS

National commission: 'School inequality threatens U.S. prosperity'

"Not every kid's going to be as lucky as I was," says Mariano-Florentino "Tino" Cuellar, whose work ethic and smarts propelled...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 27, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 2 comments | 1276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto lands airport manager

Palo Alto has yet to take over the operations of its namesake airport, but it has already hired the man who will be in charge...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by watchdog, on Apr 27, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 20 comments | 2097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto zookeepers recall teaching moments

On a recent afternoon, between feeding the animals their dinners and putting them to bed, part-time zookeeper L. Lee Harper...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 27, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 1437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Finish El Camino Park

Palo Alto's Parks and Recreation Commission was right earlier this week when it urged the city staff and City Council to...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 27, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 12 comments | 1075 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Uncertainty over Hostess House clouds El Camino Park design

When Palo Alto broke ground in October 2011 on construction of an underground reservoir at El Camino Park, the goal was to...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 27, 2013 at 10:37 am | 26 comments | 1531 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto wins De Anza Division baseball title

Palo Alto baseball coach Erick Raich had plenty to celebrate on Friday as his Vikings wrapped up the regular season with...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by stats, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 1 comment | 1274 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Question On 1970's AllNite TV Anyone Watch Channel 20 or 36 Way Back When ?

There is something, a rather trivial thing that has been bothering me for years ... for decades. Back in the 1970's...

Original post made by 70s TV Watcher on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by 70s TV Watcher, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:20 pm | 4 comments | 1030 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama and his Red Line: Leading from behind.is not leading

Chemical weapons used in Syria. Obama, despite his red line threats, continues to hide behind his own "lead from behind"...

Original post made by James on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Apr 26, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PALO ALTO ONLINE Staff STATE WHY YOU CENSOR!

As soon as topic is interesting, important, or drawing relevant comments eg. Bullying, The school district, rankings, etc....

Original post made by DT on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Apr 26, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 7 comments | 967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legal demand shuts down Edgewood Eats

A popular Palo Alto food-truck event that helped revive a defunct, Embarcadero Road shopping center has hit the skids, just...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by lindaloo, on Apr 26, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 4 comments | 1180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Swelling cash reserves fuel Palo Alto's fiber effort

Palo Alto officials won't be popping champagne bottles this week, when their long-deferred dream of a citywide high-speed...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by just thinkin', on Apr 26, 2013 at 12:10 pm | 21 comments | 4978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why was the thread discussing PAUSD schools ranking in US News locked?

The thread dealing with ranking was just locked. It became a stage to - unti VTP comments. Those comments present themselves,...

Original post made by village fool on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 26, 2013 at 8:54 am | 9 comments | 1926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD - US news Ranking, achievement gap, Math letter, fear of retaliation etc.

The thread dealing with US news schools ranking went the VTP way. This thread was made available to those who are logged...

Original post made by village fool on Apr. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 943 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for beating Portola Valley boy with a baseball bat

Surprised this hasn't been reported here yet. Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_23107144/palo-alto-man-charged-clubbing-boy-da-says...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jean, on Apr 25, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 814 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ban on car dwelling loses support in Palo Alto

Palo Alto is preparing to abandon a deeply divisive proposal to ban vehicle dwelling and to explore instead a program in...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by thompsonr, on Apr 25, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 62 comments | 2610 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Concerns over police building hold up meeting on proposed development

Palo Alto has postponed a public hearing on Jay Paul's massive development proposal after learning last week that the main...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 25, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 10 comments | 2520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Details about the Mayfield housing project

<B>1400-1600 blocks of California Avenue Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18742...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by No KB for me, on Apr 25, 2013 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 851 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Al Gore at Stanford: 'Democracy has been hacked'

Former Vice President Al Gore said Tuesday at Stanford University that America's democratic system has been "hacked" and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Oliver Barrett IV, on Apr 25, 2013 at 11:58 am | 10 comments | 1176 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing taking shape

Several new housing projects are underway, in various stages of development in Mountain View, Palo Alto and Menlo Park. The...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Who are they really, on Apr 25, 2013 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 911 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters

When Zillow came online a few years ago, it was an instant challenge to real-estate appraisers and professionals and gave...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Get real, on Apr 25, 2013 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 891 Views
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