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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto high schools prioritize culture change, achievement gap

As a result of intensive self-studies Palo Alto's high schools undertook over the last year, both Gunn and Palo Alto High...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by a contrary view, on Feb 18, 2015 at 9:49 am | 36 comments | 7124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yelp opens offices on California Avenue

California Avenue businesses have a new big-name neighbor in the online user-review company Yelp, according to a company...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Fenton Heirtzler, on Feb 17, 2015 at 11:17 pm | 16 comments | 15117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: The Menu closes, BHuman to open

Organic Indian restaurant The Menu shutters, Vintage Empire thrives in Mountain View and unusual new business BHuman heats...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fixes proposed for divisive zoning tool

A year after Palo Alto put a halt on "planned-community" zones, the city is preparing to move ahead with reforms that officials...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 17, 2015 at 6:15 pm | 19 comments | 4317 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Shady Lane moves, Anatolian Kitchen expands

Gift boutique Shady Lane is slated to move from University Avenue to Sharon Heights Shopping Center next month; Anatolian...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 17, 2015 at 4:47 pm | 33 comments | 7239 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peter Carpenter Blog Needed

The moderator has just closed two topics about the airport that were recently dominated by comments from Peter Carpenter....

Original post made by Winston Smith on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 17, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 5 comments | 635 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children in YMCA adult locker rooms questioned

The YMCA of Silicon Valley has been allowing children 7 years old and younger to join their opposite-sex parents in the locker...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by member, on Feb 17, 2015 at 4:03 pm | 33 comments | 13265 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beware of going without real estate agent

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Original post made by homeowner Midtown on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by Linda, on Feb 17, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 13 comments | 8249 Views

MOVIES

Fifty Shades of Grey

What am I going to tell my daughters about this movie? The message to our teens? Why do directors think this is entertainment?...

Original post made by UGH!!! on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Feb 17, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 7 comments | 847 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: The Menu closes, BHuman to open

Organic Indian restaurant The Menu shutters, Vintage Empire thrives in Mountain View and unusual new business BHuman heats...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2015
Last comment by Do, on Feb 17, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 5 comments | 4125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

President Obama signs executive order on cybersecurity at Stanford

President Barack Obama signed an executive order at a Stanford University summit encouraging the private sector to share...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2015
Last comment by M Bakhtian, on Feb 17, 2015 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 8288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why did Independent Study disappear from the Gunn course catalog?

Between last year and this year, "Independent Study" which is supposed to be "guided by the students interest," disappeared...

Original post made by parent on Feb. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Caltrain's bad judgment

With trains on the Peninsula currently operating at record, standing-room-only levels and providing an increasingly unpleasant...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Feb 16, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 61 comments | 11926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawsuits settled, but no changes at airport

It's been five years since a Cessna piloted by Tesla Motors employee Douglas Bourn crashed into an East Palo Alto neighborhood,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 16, 2015 at 4:03 pm | 31 comments | 5186 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women remain near the top of the Pac-12

==B Basketball roundup == There's something about UCLA that brings the best out of Bonnie Samuelson. The senior hit a career-high...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2015
Last comment by Sir Bobbie, on Feb 16, 2015 at 12:41 pm | 4 comments | 3051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents alerted about invasive mosquito

Two weeks after the discovery of a yellow-fever mosquito in Menlo Park, the Santa Clara County Vector Control District is...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Vector is Countywide, on Feb 16, 2015 at 7:41 am | 4 comments | 6218 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may study airplane noise

Palo Alto should fund a $30,000 study of air-traffic noise over the city and propose alternative flight paths, a City Council...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jetman, on Feb 15, 2015 at 10:36 pm | 133 comments | 9085 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police release video on unsolved 2001 homicide

Maria Ann Hsaio's death has haunted Lt. Zach Perron for more than 13 years, and now the Palo Alto Police Department has produced...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by Cal, on Feb 14, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 5323 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police: Expect traffic disruptions for President Obama's visit to Stanford

President Barack Obama is in Palo Alto Friday, Feb. 13, for a cybersecurity summit at Stanford University. Palo Alto commuters...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by A, on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 8623 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys win El Camino soccer title; Paly loses top spot

==BI Boys' prep roundup== Palo Alto had a shot at winning the SCVAL De Anza Division boys' soccer title on Thursday, but...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by Cristian Oancea , on Feb 14, 2015 at 1:50 am | 1 comment | 2842 Views
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