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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school liaisons break language, cultural barriers

When Patricia Estrada's first-grade son got into a conflict with another Duveneck Elementary School student during a game...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Article, on Jan 17, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 7 comments | 7274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ohlone teacher charged with child abuse

An Ohlone Elementary School teacher has been placed on unpaid compulsory leave after the district discovered he is facing...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by CoachFromAnotherTown, on Jan 17, 2016 at 3:49 pm | 30 comments | 23900 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike bridge design begins anew

Frustrated by rising costs and engineering uncertainties, Palo Alto officials agreed early Tuesday morning to relaunch the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Jan 17, 2016 at 1:48 pm | 77 comments | 9765 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto asks court to dismiss Buena Vista suit

Calling it a "baseless suit," the City of Palo Alto is asking a federal court to reject a court challenge that was leveled...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by bystander , on Jan 17, 2016 at 10:23 am | 61 comments | 7027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water district CEO resigns

The Santa Clara Valley Water District announced Thursday night that CEO Beau Goldie would be stepping down, effective Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 16, 2016 at 6:37 pm | 4 comments | 3225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community arts and music center planned in East Palo Alto

A large, empty lot at the corner of Bay Road and Pulgas Avenue in East Palo Alto is the future home of the East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Larry Moody, on Jan 16, 2016 at 9:32 am | 8 comments | 6285 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek two women in bank fraud

Police are searching for two women who allegedly used fraudulent checks to scam people into withdrawing money from their...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jan 16, 2016 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 3816 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Slain Palo Alto man uttered three words before shooting

The accused accomplice in the homicide of a Palo Alto engineer described his three last words and the single shot that ended...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 15, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 38 comments | 11906 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County is first to establish office of LGBTQ affairs

Santa Clara County has become the first county nationwide to establish an Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2016
Last comment by It Never Ends, on Jan 15, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 26 comments | 3742 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County to fix Oregon Expressway flooding problems

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved $80,000 to fund an engineering design study to...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 15, 2016 at 1:06 am | 12 comments | 2986 Views

SPORTS

Trio of Castilleja student-athletes looking to next level

Castilleja celebrated three senior student-athletes this week who signed a National Letter of Intent to continue their athletic...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Dave Johnson, on Jan 14, 2016 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 3650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Auto dealer Bernard Magnussen dies at 78

Auto dealership owner Bernard "Bernie" L. Magnussen, 78, died Jan. 3 at his home in Atherton after a 10-year battle with...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jan 14, 2016 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 3474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unwind from the work week at the Bing

Raise a glass — or two — to the end of the work week at Bing Concert Hall during Stanford Live's Happy Hour Series...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Olenka Villarreal, on Jan 14, 2016 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 865 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Intolerably Loud Noise All Night from Stanford's Power Plant

Not all intolerable noise is from aircraft. Stanford's newer Central Energy Facility (which seems to have replaced the old...

Original post made by Intolerable Noise on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 14, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 21 comments | 995 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police describe 'quick and violent' confrontation before fatal shooting

When three Palo Alto police officers arrived at the front lawn of a home at 652 Forest Ave. in the waning hours of Christmas...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 14, 2016 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves revamp of former Facebook campus

Blocks of concrete will make way for waves of glass at the former Facebook headquarters at Stanford Research Park under an...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 14, 2016 at 11:47 am | 24 comments | 6253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Jersey school facing same problems as Gunn

Interesting article in the NY Times, mirroring the problems at Gunn HS. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/26/nyregion/reforms-to-ease-students-stress-divide-a-new-jersey-school-dist...

Original post made by Barron Park resident on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by wondering, on Jan 13, 2016 at 10:32 pm | 14 comments | 1273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nonprofit helps put low-income kids on equal educational footing

Family Connections is a nonprofit that provides low-income kids with early-learning programs that allow them to enter kindergarten...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Riley , on Jan 13, 2016 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 5185 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Palo Alto man booked for attempted murder for trying to torch ex boss' home

A Palo Alto man was arrested Sunday, Jan. 10, and charged with attempted murder and arson after he allegedly tried to burn...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 13, 2016 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 6459 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gun safety law introduced in Sacramento

A bill introduced to the state Senate Tuesday would step up safety measures for handguns left in vehicles by law enforcement,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 13, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 5 comments | 1523 Views
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