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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School panel backs limited bullying policies

Despite protests by some parents, a Palo Alto school board committee gave a tentative go-ahead Friday to new policies and...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Former PAUSD Parent, on Jan 16, 2014 at 11:03 am | 76 comments | 7815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anonymous Posting

What are the benefits to the community of anonymous posting of comments online? I like to read about events in Palo Alto...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 15, 2014 at 11:30 pm | 9 comments | 508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In-depth report: How a federal inquiry is changing the way schools respond to bullying

In a liberal-minded community that prides itself on top-notch schools, high-achieving students and progressive values, the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jan 15, 2014 at 9:59 pm | 64 comments | 13628 Views

AROUND TOWN

No Parking anywhere!

I just spent 15 minutes circling Cubberly trying to find a place to park to go to the library. It is completely packed including...

Original post made by NoParking on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 15, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 462 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto weighs new incentives for affordable housing

Seeking to comply with state law and encourage construction of affordable housing, Palo Alto officials will on Monday consider...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 15, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 92 comments | 6759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police begin using license-plate reader

The Palo Alto Police department began using an automated license-plate reader mounted atop a patrol car on Tuesday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Midtown, on Jan 15, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 100 comments | 23327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flu deaths in Bay Area rise to 18

More flu deaths were reported throughout the Bay Area today with 18 residents fatally contracting the virus so far this winter...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by MzMiranda, on Jan 15, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 2534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes coming to California Avenue

This video about proposed changes to Palo Alto's California Avenue was produced by Palo Alto resident Roland Vogl -- a graduate...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Former Vice Mayor Palo Alto, on Jan 15, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 47 comments | 2943 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jack Morton and the City of Palo Alto

Eight years ago I supported Jack Morton's campaign for the City Council. He was saying all the right things about efficiency...

Original post made by David Lieberman on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Former Vice Mayor Palo Alto, on Jan 15, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 1949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rare Opportunity to work for city's Chief Communications Officer

Among the twenty current positions for which the City of Palo is seeking applicants is that of "Writer/Content Editor" who...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Jan. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flu Shot Question

The news is reporting the flu deaths as having resulted from H1N1 strain. Is that covered by this year's flu shot? I've...

Original post made by anonymous on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 15, 2014 at 10:56 am | 8 comments | 562 Views

AROUND TOWN

An almost-instant bathroom

After Carey Holubar and Mark Dietz remodeled their Monta Loma home 14 years ago, nobody wanted to use the second -- decidedly...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jason Strong, on Jan 15, 2014 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Demand for flu vaccine climbs as season's death toll rises

With flu season in full swing and more than a dozen flu-related deaths reported in the Bay Area as of today, many residents...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by KP, on Jan 15, 2014 at 10:01 am | 7 comments | 2370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD's track record for returning calls?

I am trying to reach PAUSD (Office of attendance). My multiple attempts to call the number listed on the website have been...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Jan 15, 2014 at 5:40 am | 7 comments | 482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man collapses and dies, police close street

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Original post made on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by panative, on Jan 14, 2014 at 5:21 pm | 41 comments | 3118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eastside story

Though he always aspired to attend college and his father supported the dream, Joseph Thornton says that without the extraordinary...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Luis, on Jan 14, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 11 comments | 10797 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford music professor Leland Smith dies at 88

Leland Smith – a Stanford University professor known for merging and advancing his two worlds of study, music and computers...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by anon, on Jan 14, 2014 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1777 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google ferry instead of bus?

Instead of busing employees along 101, it seems that Google may be trying to ferry them down the Bay. http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2014/01/08/forget-the-bus-google-commuters-now...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 14, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 13 comments | 1651 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Spiking utility bills anger Palo Alto residents

High utility bills often coincide with cold-weather spells, but many Palo Altans received an unwelcome shock this month when...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Always check, on Jan 14, 2014 at 9:54 am | 61 comments | 8799 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Price tapped for National League of Cities committee

Weeks after winning a coveted spot on the county's leading transportation agency, City Councilwoman Gail Price snagged another...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 1277 Views
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