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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plea to fellow parents to stop micromanaging kids' lives

At the beginning of the new school year, let's start looking at the values we are teaching our kids' through our behavior...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by culture of excess, on Aug 19, 2013 at 10:37 pm | 25 comments | 2075 Views

AROUND TOWN

Transportation vision shifts focus to bikes, parking

When Palo Alto last adopted an official transportation vision, the Prius had just been unveiled in Japan; high-speed rail...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 3, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 25 comments | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Debate on Measure D to take place Saturday

The League of Women Voters of Palo Alto will host a debate on Measure D on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the City...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by SWE, on Sep 27, 2013 at 12:28 am | 25 comments | 1054 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks more polls before ruling on 2014 ballot

Palo Alto has a generous menu of options when it comes to tax measures that may appear on the November 2014 ballot, but with...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by rich and stupid?, on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 25 comments | 1730 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal budget cuts raise affordable-housing rents

In July, a Palo Alto single mother of two who lives in affordable housing received a letter alerting her that the rent for...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:19 am | 25 comments | 10318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Restaurant bag ban starts Friday

Plastic to-go bags at Palo Alto restaurants are going to go as of Friday, Nov. 1, when the third phase of Palo Alto's ordinance...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on Nov 1, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 25 comments | 11059 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

All 3 Palo Alto papers agree: Vote AGAINST D

Today, November 1, the Palo Alto Daily News joined the Palo Alto Weekly and the Daily Post in urging voters to vote NO on...

Original post made by Vote Against D on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Nov 3, 2013 at 7:00 am | 25 comments | 851 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After resounding defeat, the lessons of Maybell

Housing advocates clashed with neighborhood preservationists in Palo Alto on Election Night. When the dust settled, it wasn't...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by PA Dweller, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 6321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to unveil huge 'light sculpture' Saturday

A two-year grassroots effort led by a Palo Alto father and his two young children to bring a 35-foot-tall interactive light...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 26, 2013 at 10:29 am | 25 comments | 18781 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto man, 85, detained in North Korea

A Palo Alto man was removed from a plane and detained in North Korea, his traveling companion to the country confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 23, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 25 comments | 23249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters: Students in good hands

Students in good hands Read the full letter-to-the-editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2013/12/06/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by furious, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:53 am | 25 comments | 1439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new calendar, staff raises

The Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday finalized school district-wide calendars for the next three years, ending for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by ever consider that, on Dec 14, 2013 at 9:30 am | 25 comments | 4396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown resident to receive 'Community Champion' honor

Midtown Palo Alto resident Annette Glanckopf Ashton will receive the 13th Senate District Community Champion award on Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Jan 10, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 25 comments | 2855 Views

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Mountain View man dies surfing in Santa Cruz

A boogie boarder who died after being pulled from the ocean in Santa Cruz on Friday has been identified as James Zenk, 47,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Fellow Boogier, on Feb 1, 2014 at 10:35 am | 25 comments | 4381 Views

AROUND TOWN

New 'density bonus' law put to immediate test

Just weeks after Palo Alto officials adopted a law that creates a menu of zoning perks that developers of affordable housing...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:25 pm | 25 comments | 3548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja vows to reduce enrollment

Castilleja School has pledged to reduce its enrollment by 33 students over the next four years if it cannot come to new terms...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Waverley Bette, on Feb 18, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 25 comments | 3842 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested after violent struggle over officer's gun

A 34-year-old man yesterday led Palo Alto police on a violent wild goose chase through downtown Palo Alto, at one point seizing...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by John F., on Feb 7, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 25 comments | 4356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's status of Mitchell Park Liberary???

Do we have a move-in date for the new library? Why is so little communication from the City?...

Original post made by J. W. on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Leo, on Mar 5, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 25 comments | 687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District struggles to develop policy for handling bullying

Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly said he will rewrite a proposed school district policy on bullying after his latest...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Mar 17, 2014 at 2:50 pm | 25 comments | 2854 Views

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Taxi drivers protest ride-sharing companies in Palo Alto

The divide between taxi drivers and ride-sharing companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar is deepening in Palo Alto, as the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Thumbs up to ride-sharing, on Apr 3, 2014 at 9:06 am | 25 comments | 5323 Views
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