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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by PA resident , on Apr 27, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 358 comments | 274206 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Palo Alto race to raise awareness about water conservation

The City of Palo Alto is teaming up again with the Tuolumne River Trust and other community groups for the Great Race for...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Apr 27, 2016 at 2:22 pm | 6 comments | 1390 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The angst over second stories

When should the City of Palo Alto forbid the construction of second-story additions in a neighborhood dominated by single-story...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by ndn, on Apr 27, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 53 comments | 4378 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Psychologist John Marquis left an indelible mark on Palo Alto and beyond

The recent passing of John Marquis, a respected psychologist and longtime Palo Alto resident, has left a hole of sadness...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Jeffrey Schwartz, on Apr 27, 2016 at 12:40 pm | 6 comments | 2436 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters: Palo Alto real estate inventory up 20 percent over last year

The number of new listings in Palo Alto has jumped 20 percent in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Beg to Differ, on Apr 27, 2016 at 10:12 am | 8 comments | 871 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Safety measures planned for Page Mill interchange

A permanent fix to the hazardous Page Mill Road/Interstate 280 interchange could be a decade away, but transportation officials...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:14 am | 24 comments | 2664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes solutions to enrollment growth

As support on the school board has waned for opening a new elementary or high school given the district's long-term enrollment...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by C, on Apr 26, 2016 at 10:59 pm | 29 comments | 2429 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Developer Roxy Rapp chases down alleged thief

The real estate business lends itself to financial rather than criminal excitement, or at least it's supposed to. But a local...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Linda DuPertuis, on Apr 26, 2016 at 10:41 pm | 10 comments | 7108 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Medical-marijuana delivery services operate in gray area

When neighbors began noticing multiple cars frequenting a residence on Clara Drive in Palo Alto a year ago, they were suspicious...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 26, 2016 at 8:00 pm | 105 comments | 5041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eichler showdown heads toward May vote

A divided crowd of Royal Manor residents packed into Palo Alto City Hall on Monday night to argue for and against a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 26, 2016 at 7:44 pm | 40 comments | 4452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Everyone's garden

On a recent Wednesday morning, Karen Harwell's ducks, Pitter and Peep, nibbled contentedly at insects and tiny leaves in...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Apr 26, 2016 at 6:10 pm | 6 comments | 3298 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Cooley Landing 'jewel' proves the power of vision, collaboration, $$

A new Cooley Landing Education Center and Park was dedicated last weekend, located at the bulb end of Bay Road in East Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 26, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 6 comments | 1577 Views

SPORTS

Worth a Look

What's the buzz? Nature photographer Judy Kramer and Environmental Volunteers present "A Bee's Eye View: Flowers and Pollinators...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Not a fact, just my opinion, on Apr 26, 2016 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

Annabelle Salon & Spa to open in Palo Alto's Charleston Shopping Center while Pet Club closes its doors in Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Bean, on Apr 26, 2016 at 12:53 pm | 8 comments | 4363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill College names new president

Foothill College's new president, Thuy Thi Nguyen, is a practicing lawyer, general counsel for the California Community Colleges...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Michael Huynh, on Apr 26, 2016 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 3194 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

It is up to us to stem the tide of gun violence

It is up to us to stem the tide of gun violence Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/06/27/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Bill Bang, on Apr 26, 2016 at 10:21 am | 22 comments | 5871 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dies after being struck by train

A woman was struck by a train Friday afternoon near downtown Palo Alto, according to Caltrain officials. She is alive and...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Apr 26, 2016 at 8:27 am | 25 comments | 28336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Un-fare competition?

If you ask Bikram Singh what's happened to most of his taxi cabs, he'll take out his phone and show you photos of the "Monster...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by jui, on Apr 26, 2016 at 1:40 am | 16 comments | 4459 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Purple Zone

The city of Palo Alto revenue collection department uses dubious parking revenue generating scheme our city employs by using...

Original post made by PA on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 25, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 1 comment | 86 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals named for Jordan, Palo Verde

The school district has named a Los Altos elementary school principal and Palo Alto middle school assistant principal as...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Bologney, on Apr 25, 2016 at 6:15 pm | 10 comments | 3949 Views
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