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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Addison Elementary principal to leave

Jocelyn Garcia-Thome, the principal of Addison Elementary School, has announced she will resign in order to explore other...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Mar 29, 2014 at 12:14 am | 7 comments | 2451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast Speed is Down all over Palo Alto

Comcast confirmed this to me. It may be intermittent, but now I don't think so. They called ME to replace two modems last...

Original post made by alex on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Mar 28, 2014 at 7:18 pm | 8 comments | 1833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free speech activist speaks at Palo Alto High School

A free speech activist visited Palo Alto High School Tuesday as student journalists got a sneak preview of the school's new...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 28, 2014 at 5:33 pm | 9 comments | 2486 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council members back new rules for Cubberley artists

Seeking to turn a collection of artist studios at Cubberley Community Center into a vibrant and diverse cultural destination,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 28, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 16 comments | 2331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bubble tea bonanza

This Taiwanese drink is a local obsession in Mountain View. Stroll through downtown and plastic cups of bubble tea are spotted...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Foodie, on Mar 28, 2014 at 11:56 am | 4 comments | 1467 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Trauma is normal and needs to be treated'

Post-traumatic stress disorder — universally known as PTSD — is a misnomer, according to a Stanford University...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventy-six in Palo Alto school district get tenure

Seventy-six Palo Alto teachers, counselors and administrators were granted tenure, or "permanent status," Tuesday night by...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by teacher evals, on Mar 28, 2014 at 7:29 am | 62 comments | 13408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto fire station torn down

Fire Station 2, Menlo Park Fire Protection District's busiest station, has been demolished in East Palo Alto and is expected...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Steven Kennedy, on Mar 28, 2014 at 6:33 am | 6 comments | 2195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service for Sam Webster set for Sunday

A memorial service will be held Sunday for Palo Alto businessman and community booster Sam Webster, who died early Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Siobhan Rhea Surraco, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 17 comments | 2836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remodeling: In da Houzz

What happens when you combine the words house and buzz? The answer is the online community "Houzz," a website and mobile...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Tom , on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 5956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's Paul Kandell named 'journalism teacher of the year'

Palo Alto High School journalism teacher Paul Kandell has been named 2009 National Journalism Teacher of the Year by the...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 20 comments | 2349 Views

SPORTS

Ruef, Ogwumike play comic book characters to each other

Stanford senior Mikaela Ruef likes to think of herself as Alfred Pennyworth, Batman's noted assistant, friend and confidant....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Joel, on Mar 27, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surge in housing stock

The Chinese are no longer buying. They are selling. Hong Kong housing market is collapsing. The Chinese Credit crunch is...

Original post made by Jake on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:54 am | 4 comments | 380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto agrees to add land to Foothills Park

After three decades of languishing in obscurity, a flat parcel near Foothills Park is about to become the newest addition...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:32 am | 23 comments | 16729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nothin' but lunch

A vision of Palo Alto's California Avenue and its environs as a mecca for high-tech employees was met with limited enthusiasm...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Vrubel nachman, on Mar 27, 2014 at 10:05 am | 17 comments | 3164 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to upgrade utility tax

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto established a tax on utilities and phone usage, city officials are preparing to "modernize"...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by common sense, on Mar 27, 2014 at 5:34 am | 27 comments | 2725 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rent-control manager resigns after audit

Carol Lamont, the manager of East Palo Alto's rent-control program, tendered her resignation March 12, after the City Manager's...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 27, 2014 at 1:21 am | 1 comment | 690 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three top Palo Alto officials to get raises

Days after Palo Alto officials approved pay raises for the lowest-paid city workers, a City Council committee has proposed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 21 comments | 4200 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board to city: 'Keep funding schools'

Palo Alto school board members Tuesday argued for the City of Palo Alto to continue to make payments to the school district...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Skelly, Please do Nothing, on Mar 26, 2014 at 8:33 pm | 10 comments | 2078 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista Closure Hearing set for April 21st

Now that the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park relocation impact report (RIR) has been found "complete" by the City, the closure...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 255 Views
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