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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Should sex offenders be expelled?

Expulsion for sexual assault is still seen as a radical policy that only a few universities have been willing to adopt. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Cg2much, on Mar 29, 2015 at 10:16 pm | 5 comments | 3751 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Topping Off' ceremony held for new Stanford Hospital

Patients, construction workers, employees, physicians, community members, elected officials and donors gathered at the new...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Another patient, on Mar 29, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 8 comments | 5369 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Curbside pickup for food scraps approved

Palo Alto wasted no time Monday in approving a new trash-hauling program aimed at diverting local food scraps from landfills. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 29, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 45 comments | 6886 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another brutal day of plane noise

Looks like the 22nd of the month is on the calendar to beat up Palo Alto with SFO's noise trash. Or is it Sundays....

Original post made by Not amused on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 29, 2015 at 9:36 am | 61 comments | 1594 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall on raw milk distributed in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto-based organization that delivers farm products, including raw milk, has been affected by a statewide recall made...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Raw milk drinker, on Mar 29, 2015 at 8:20 am | 19 comments | 7244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

article on effects of homework duration

http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2015/03/math-science-homework.aspx...

Original post made by hm on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm 2, on Mar 29, 2015 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't Wait For The School Board, Empower Yourself

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” Dalai Lama. We, each one of us,...

Original post made by Collegeunlocked on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Mar 28, 2015 at 11:20 pm | 8 comments | 1708 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Redwood's removal sparks dismay

It's happened again: A long-standing redwood that residents in one Palo Alto neighborhood have come to love has been cut...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto resident , on Mar 28, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 33 comments | 10939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to discuss high school mental health services

The Palo Alto school board will have an opportunity to continue community discussions about teen well-being Tuesday night...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Mar 28, 2015 at 9:20 pm | 23 comments | 3564 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New East Palo Alto health care center to debut Saturday

After 15 years of operating out of modular buildings, Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto will host a grand...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by RCS, on Mar 28, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 3 comments | 6818 Views

SPORTS

Williams closes in on Stanford's most revered track and field record

==BI Cardinal corner == Harrison Williams scored 7,518 points to finish second at the Texas Relays behind Stanford volunteer...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Mar 27, 2015 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 2522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

Stress education Read the full letters section here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/02/20/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Marlene, on Mar 27, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 2 comments | 1222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wouldn't you like to become an AFS Host Family?

Host an AFS Exchange Student. Gain a global family member for a lifetime! Have you ever wanted to learn more about...

Original post made by Pam on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Comment, on Mar 27, 2015 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 542 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves new deal with largest union

The Palo Alto City Council swiftly and unanimously approved on Monday night a new contract with the city's largest labor...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 27, 2015 at 10:13 am | 25 comments | 5117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: The sorrows of young Palo Altans

As I sit in my room staring at the list of colleges I've resolved to try to get into, trying to determine my odds of getting...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Online Editor, on Mar 27, 2015 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 5191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In its war on waste, city takes aim at food scraps

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to reduce the amount of trash heading to the landfill could soon bring a new service to...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 27, 2015 at 7:42 am | 49 comments | 6821 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Update: Victims identified, motive sought in Palo Alto murder-suicide

The man who police believe used a semi-automatic gun to kill the building manager at a Palo Alto senior-housing complex on...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Mar 27, 2015 at 12:08 am | 22 comments | 11181 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with office cap

Facing a climate of steady office growth and rising community angst, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to trudge ahead...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Residential it's, on Mar 26, 2015 at 9:41 pm | 67 comments | 13297 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alternative to Palo Alto Medical Foundation?

I've had it with PAMF's insanely high and almost comically egregious fees for services. I have a full PPO plan with my employer...

Original post made by HealthWatcher on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 26, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 16 comments | 1342 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto brings new approach to old 'parking crisis'

If things go as planned, 2015 will be the year in which Palo Alto residents and workers say farewell to free parking. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Mar 26, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 37 comments | 14273 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,611 views

Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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