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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New OCR case opened as another is closed

Even as they found "insufficient evidence" in a disability investigation against the Palo Alto school district, federal investigators...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Perspectives, on May 6, 2014 at 9:22 am | 22 comments | 5099 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook executive gives $1 million to East Palo Alto nonprofit

Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox and his wife have donated $1 million to an East Palo Alto nonprofit group to help...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 13, 2015 at 11:16 am | 8 comments | 5099 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford sanctions marching band

Stanford's boisterous Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band is being sanctioned by the university after officials...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Stepford, on May 18, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 27 comments | 5098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When regular school doesn't work, Menlo Park enterprise offers help

The "parental angst" that walks through her door is familiar territory to Rhonda Racine, founder and director of Menlo Park's...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by English prof, on May 20, 2013 at 8:52 am | 23 comments | 5098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board boosts staffing with new funds

With a rosier budget outlook than they've had in years, members of the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday night unanimously...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 16, 2013 at 9:52 am | 110 comments | 5097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's the deal with Calming Channing?

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Original post made by Giraffe on Jun. 20, 2006
Last comment by Giraffe, on Jun 22, 2006 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 5095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ACLU lawsuit affects school field trips

A pending lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union is having far-reaching effects on school field trips around California,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 17, 2015 at 4:56 pm | 69 comments | 5095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown residents, workers near consensus on parking

It took decades of dreaming, years of complaining and months of painstaking negotiations, but a residential parking-permit...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by long time resident, on Sep 15, 2014 at 1:56 pm | 36 comments | 5094 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Virginia tragedy

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by Draw the Line, on Apr 22, 2007 at 6:36 pm | 61 comments | 5094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School wellness center to consolidate all student services, except one

A plan to build a comprehensive wellness center at Gunn High School has evolved, with the most recent design moving the college...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by make it easy, on Dec 20, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 5093 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest man in alleged sexual assault

Palo Alto police have arrested a Palo Alto man who allegedly battered and sexually assaulted his live-in girlfriend on Sunday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2014
Last comment by Everyone, on Oct 26, 2014 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 5093 Views

RESTAURANTS

What do folks think of "Bistro Basia"?

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Original post made by td on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 22, 2008 at 8:32 am | 7 comments | 5092 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homeless situation out of control

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Original post made by concerned on Oct. 23, 2006
Last comment by Had Enough!, on Oct 9, 2007 at 5:50 pm | 34 comments | 5091 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nixes two-story additions to historic building

Calling a developer's planned renovation of a historic downtown building "a tipping point," Palo Alto City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Naive, on Jun 26, 2014 at 5:26 pm | 28 comments | 5090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Interesting Eichler Article on SFGate.com

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Original post made by Midtowner on Aug. 26, 2006
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

$50 million for a police HQ?

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Original post made by Mondo on Apr. 11, 2007
Last comment by Petey, on Apr 18, 2007 at 11:55 pm | 57 comments | 5089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Welcome to Town Square!

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

Peppy in pink

Omigod you guys! It's one of the dumbest musicals of all time! Well, dumb but fun. And dumb but kinda sweet. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by theaterlover, on Sep 14, 2012 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 5085 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living large by living small

Like many Bay Area millennials, Alison Rush and husband Jordan Cowman face a difficult dilemma: housing. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 22, 2015 at 10:07 pm | 37 comments | 5084 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic - the "in the know", "tongue in cheek" P.A. excuse or joke?

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Original post made by Resident on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by Joe Kott, on Nov 15, 2007 at 7:19 am | 17 comments | 5082 Views
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