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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum eyes causes, solutions for inequalities in math education

The California Legislative Black Caucus kicked off a statewide town hall tour on math misplacement, the practice of putting...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Bob, 35 minutes ago | 8 comments | 553 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Surf Air gets some noise from local residents

At least 150 people showed up in Atherton on Tuesday night (Sept. 30) for a public meeting with officials from Surf Air,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing in mixed-use projects can count toward state housing requirement

Menlo Park -- and other California cities and towns -- will now be able to count housing within mixed-use projects toward...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 94 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce replaces CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce will have a new CEO after its current leader, David MacKenzie, was asked to step down this...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Lisa Costa, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 4474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidates split on growth, united on wage

Palo Alto's council candidates have plenty of quibbles when it comes to growth and development, but on Tuesday they found...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Joe, 2 hours ago | 19 comments | 1732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mystery poll queries residents on City Council race

It's a riddle, wrapped in a mystery: A phone survey asking Palo Alto residents about the upcoming City Council election has...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, 3 hours ago | 17 comments | 1126 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police report spike in residential burglaries

Fifteen residential burglaries in Palo Alto have been reported to the police in September, an increase in crimes that appears...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, 4 hours ago | 10 comments | 2270 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal's top defense is making a strong case for itself

There is growing sentiment that this season's Stanford defense is better than last year's, and might be one of the best in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jim, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 410 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What energizes great teachers? Palo Alto teacher goes on road trip to find out

Palo Alto High School English teacher David Cohen is taking the year off to travel to school districts up and down California,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by David Cohen, 7 hours ago | 13 comments | 2565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group grades city council's 'residentialist' credentials

With seemingly every candidate in the City Council trying to run under the "residentialist" banner, the citizens group Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Black and White, 7 hours ago | 102 comments | 4863 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto’s Proposed New Pension Tax – Oops, Hotel Tax

Interesting read about the level of bloat in the city government: http://unionwatch.org/palo-altos-proposed-new-pension-tax-oops-hotel-tax/ We...

Original post made by Voter on Oct. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 49 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The value of world languages in elementary school?

Why do people think world language in elementary school is so important? What about more science and computer programming,...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hugh, 10 hours ago | 32 comments | 675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Low Water Pressure from Development?

I saw numerous comments online about people in LAH having an increase in pressure a few weeks ago that has remained. We...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by another resident, 15 hours ago | 3 comments | 116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The meaning of 'fight'

Palo Alto school Superintendent Max McGee opted this month to solve the newest complaint of a frustrated Palo Alto parent...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous22, 16 hours ago | 21 comments | 4818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yelp to move into planned College Terrace Centre

Palo Alto's College Terrace Centre development has secured at least one tenant in review website Yelp, according to the Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Still Hungry, 22 hours ago | 33 comments | 3837 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Longtime Milk Pail employee, son killed in apartment fumes

The two bodies found in an apartment complex in Mountain View on Wednesday have been identified as James Liu and his teenage...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 30, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 5 comments | 10649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: A conversation with Club Academia founder Shilpa Yarlagadda

Shilpa Yarlagadda is a 2014 graduate of Gunn High School in Palo Alto and founder of Club Academia. She talks with Lisa Van...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Bill Zuckerberg, on Sep 30, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 226 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sex crimes, liquor violations remain high at Stanford, report says

Stanford University issued its latest crime report this week with a new "dating violence" sex-crime category and new definitions...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 30, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 177 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police conduct manhunt in downtown Palo Alto

Police in Palo Alto are searching the Downtown North neighborhood for a man who is suspected of fraud and also has a warrant...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 30, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 12 comments | 5810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Sep 30, 2014 at 2:41 pm | 7 comments | 5046 Views
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