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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What gives the school the right to give my child homework?

This is a legitimate question. I called the California Department of Education today and they did not know the answer. What...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by _Parent, on Feb 17, 2015 at 2:38 pm | 480 comments | 12863 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beware of going without real estate agent

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Original post made by homeowner Midtown on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by Linda, on Feb 17, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 13 comments | 7427 Views

MOVIES

Fifty Shades of Grey

What am I going to tell my daughters about this movie? The message to our teens? Why do directors think this is entertainment?...

Original post made by UGH!!! on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Feb 17, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 7 comments | 486 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: The Menu closes, BHuman to open

Organic Indian restaurant The Menu shutters, Vintage Empire thrives in Mountain View and unusual new business BHuman heats...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2015
Last comment by Do, on Feb 17, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 5 comments | 3079 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

President Obama signs executive order on cybersecurity at Stanford

President Barack Obama signed an executive order at a Stanford University summit encouraging the private sector to share...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2015
Last comment by M Bakhtian, on Feb 17, 2015 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 6670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why did Independent Study disappear from the Gunn course catalog?

Between last year and this year, "Independent Study" which is supposed to be "guided by the students interest," disappeared...

Original post made by parent on Feb. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 319 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Caltrain's bad judgment

With trains on the Peninsula currently operating at record, standing-room-only levels and providing an increasingly unpleasant...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Feb 16, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 61 comments | 9058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawsuits settled, but no changes at airport

It's been five years since a Cessna piloted by Tesla Motors employee Douglas Bourn crashed into an East Palo Alto neighborhood,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 16, 2015 at 4:03 pm | 31 comments | 4224 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women remain near the top of the Pac-12

==B Basketball roundup == There's something about UCLA that brings the best out of Bonnie Samuelson. The senior hit a career-high...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2015
Last comment by Sir Bobbie, on Feb 16, 2015 at 12:41 pm | 4 comments | 2521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents alerted about invasive mosquito

Two weeks after the discovery of a yellow-fever mosquito in Menlo Park, the Santa Clara County Vector Control District is...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Vector is Countywide, on Feb 16, 2015 at 7:41 am | 4 comments | 5202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may study airplane noise

Palo Alto should fund a $30,000 study of air-traffic noise over the city and propose alternative flight paths, a City Council...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jetman, on Feb 15, 2015 at 10:36 pm | 133 comments | 7355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police release video on unsolved 2001 homicide

Maria Ann Hsaio's death has haunted Lt. Zach Perron for more than 13 years, and now the Palo Alto Police Department has produced...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by Cal, on Feb 14, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 4544 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police: Expect traffic disruptions for President Obama's visit to Stanford

President Barack Obama is in Palo Alto Friday, Feb. 13, for a cybersecurity summit at Stanford University. Palo Alto commuters...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by A, on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 7134 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys win El Camino soccer title; Paly loses top spot

==BI Boys' prep roundup== Palo Alto had a shot at winning the SCVAL De Anza Division boys' soccer title on Thursday, but...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by Cristian Oancea , on Feb 14, 2015 at 1:50 am | 1 comment | 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity policy....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 14, 2015 at 12:08 am | 36 comments | 7668 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five years after crash, city still looking to safeguard power

On the foggy morning of Feb. 17, 2010, Palo Alto plunged into darkness at the beginning of the morning commute. All 28,000...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by PatrickD, on Feb 13, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 4 comments | 4252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's transportation chief resigns

Jaime Rodriguez, Palo Alto's chief transportation officer and the architect of the city's aggressive plan to build a wide...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 13, 2015 at 9:30 pm | 60 comments | 6212 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton girls put finishing touches on PAL hoop title

Girls' prep roundup Menlo-Atherton did exactly what it was expected to do on Thursday night as the Bears romped to a 61-32...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 13, 2015 at 7:57 pm | 3 comments | 2441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yoga for every body

At 77 years old, yoga instructor Lily Anne Hillis is devoted to making yoga work for everyone, no matter their physical limitations....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Carlab, on Feb 13, 2015 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 2559 Views

SPORTS

Local rowers bring home medals from indoor competition

More than 300 High school and middle school rowers converged on Canada College this past Sunday to compete in the Peninsula...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 13, 2015 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1903 Views
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