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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge board to consider middle school Mandarin immersion program

A group of six Palo Alto parents spoke to the Board of Education during a brief public comment session at the beginning of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:44 am | 61 comments | 6166 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto massage therapist arrested for sexual battery

An East Palo Alto man who has been allegedly running an unregulated massage-therapy business from his home for the past 30...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by lms, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 2552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto group awards 25 college scholarships

Four recent graduates of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are among this year's recipients in a scholarship program begun...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Janeen Phillips, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:00 am | 3 comments | 3988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senator hosts 'Java with Jerry' Friday

State Sen. Jerry Hill will host "Java with Jerry," a meeting and discussion with District 13 residents, on Friday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by BrownStreak, on Sep 5, 2014 at 6:06 am | 1 comment | 318 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tenants file class action lawsuit against East Palo Alto's largest landlord

Three tenants who live in the Woodland Park Apartments in East Palo Alto filed a class action lawsuit on Wednesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Sep 4, 2014 at 11:55 pm | 5 comments | 2748 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto celebrates a special 50th football anniversary

It was Oct. 4, 1963. With one minute left in the third quarter, the Cubberley Cougars scored a touchdown and extra point...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by David T (SEQ), on Sep 4, 2014 at 8:15 pm | 4 comments | 2220 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View's Art & Wine festival this weekend

Celebrating its 43rd year, the Mountain View Art & Wine Festival returns to Castro Street this weekend, bringing live music,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 4, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prominent Palo Alto developer Ryland Kelley dies

Palo Alto native and Stanford graduate Ryland Kelley died on Saturday, Aug. 30, friends and family have confirmed. He was...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tony Carrasco, on Sep 4, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 2719 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Lib Opens Dec 6th

According to the Mercury News, the temporary Mitchell Park Lib closes Sept 26 and the new one opens Dec 6th. Card holders...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does Common Core leave our kids behind?

As we are coming to terms with Common Core in our classroom there is criticism that it is dumbing down our kids' education. In...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 4, 2014 at 7:34 am | 5 comments | 449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embarcadero Road fixes coming

Few road segments in Palo Alto flummox commuters and traffic engineers like the short but bustling stretch of Embarcadero...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Silly, on Sep 3, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 63 comments | 5011 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another Earthquake Sept 3

Not as long as the Napa one but a little more abrupt - anyone else feel it? (Called across the house and heard, "yup!") ...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 3, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please rate Paly teachers

I have found these ratings to be helpful and accurate. Please help others by rating teachers you have had at ratemyteachers.com http://www.ratemyteachers.com/palo-alto-high-schoo...

Original post made by Student on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Blech, on Sep 3, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 11 comments | 1004 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ruling paves the way for Buena Vista's closure

The closure of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park became more imminent Wednesday, when an administrative judge upheld the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Sep 3, 2014 at 11:13 am | 53 comments | 3972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holman cleared by FPPC after 'conflict of interest' claim

Councilwoman Karen Holman did not violate state law when she urged city staff to explore rezoning sites on Arastradero Road...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 3, 2014 at 9:42 am | 82 comments | 3552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto commission defends 'planned community' zoning

Despite much community anxiety, Palo Alto's planning commissioners made a case Wednesday for preserving the city's "planned...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by another voter, on Sep 3, 2014 at 9:30 am | 60 comments | 3122 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Volunteers build East Palo Alto playground in one day

A new playground at Bell Street Park in East Palo Alto -- constructed by volunteers Wednesday in all of six hours -- will...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by concerned parent, on Sep 3, 2014 at 1:37 am | 8 comments | 2730 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto library subscribes to novel music idea

Palo Alto City library is one of around 3,000 in the United States and 5,000 worldwide that subscribe to Freegal Music, a...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Giants Fan, on Sep 2, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 1964 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto commences search for interim city manager

The East Palo Alto City Council tonight will review proposals from four recruitment firms, one of which will undertake the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cactus, on Sep 2, 2014 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 1407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Fees, on Sep 2, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 77 comments | 4476 Views
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