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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto hires third interim police chief in eight months

The revolving door of East Palo Alto police chief took another turn on Tuesday night after the City Council approved a third...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 19, 2014 at 2:09 pm | 6 comments | 1549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board backs challenge to U.S. agency

The Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution challenging the investigative practices of a federal...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Jun 19, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 36 comments | 2701 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board hopefuls split over OCR resolution

Four hopefuls in this fall's Palo Alto school board race have split over a resolution -- to be considered by the Board of...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Patsy Mink, on Jun 19, 2014 at 7:32 am | 32 comments | 2673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly gym demo now slated for September

School officials last week disclosed several last-minute changes in plans as Palo Alto High School prepares to embark on...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by YSK, on Jun 18, 2014 at 10:02 pm | 11 comments | 2366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Price tag for new Paly athletic center: $36 million to $40 million

The price tag for Palo Alto High School's new athletic facility — for which groundbreaking is slated this fall —...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Can't afford pound foolish, on Jun 18, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 81 comments | 4685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen dating hell

Laura had her hands full last fall. She had broken up with her boyfriend, Mark, the week before. Since then, he had been...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Mass Mom, on Jun 18, 2014 at 8:51 pm | 23 comments | 8229 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto property values surge

The market value of a single-family home in Palo Alto went up 10.8 percent in 2013 and has more than recovered from the last...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 34 comments | 6574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Ruthless Thug, on Jun 18, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 21 comments | 6337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Student on Master Chef

Caught an episode of Master Chef this evening showcasing local girl Ahran Cho wowing the judges. I hope that this young lady's...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Say Hey, on Jun 18, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 7 comments | 453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Host an AFS Exchange Student

My name is Pam Wong. I volunteer with AFS Intercultural Programs. Each year, AFS welcomes more than 2,300 international...

Original post made by Pam Wong on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Really??, on Jun 18, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 149 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Morrissey-Compton relocates to Redwood City

The Morrissey-Compton Educational Center, a Palo Alto nonprofit assisting children and adults with learning disabilities,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Dougall, on Jun 18, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 8 comments | 2157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At a glance: Glenn 'Max' McGee

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/06/06/at-a-glance-glenn-max-mcgee posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cover Letter, on Jun 18, 2014 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

National group invokes Palo Alto school resolution

The Palo Alto school board's strong criticisms of how the federal Office for Civil Rights went about investigating cases...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Watcher, on Jun 18, 2014 at 9:10 am | 25 comments | 3378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspects at large after Palo Alto robbery

Police are seeking witnesses to a strong-arm robbery that occurred last Wednesday afternoon in the northeast parking lot...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 1424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill Road development moves forward

The latest major development proposed for the bustling, congested and rapidly transforming area around Page Mill Road and...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jun 17, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 46 comments | 4329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey probes school satisfaction levels

Perceptions of fair grading and teacher quality were up among Palo Alto students and parents this year, but there's plenty...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD past, on Jun 17, 2014 at 8:24 am | 9 comments | 2450 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Credit Union accidentally releases member data

Stanford Credit Union informed 18,000 members this week that their personal information was accidentally sent to another...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Member, on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:51 am | 10 comments | 2145 Views

AROUND TOWN

World Music Day returns

The streets of downtown Palo Alto will be alive with music this Sunday, as the city marks its sixth annual Palo Alto World...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 17, 2014 at 12:36 am | 4 comments | 1114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Councilwoman fends off criticism over 'finder's fees'

Palo Alto City Councilwoman Karen Holman, who has spent more than a decade advocating for more transparency in city government,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Eric F, on Jun 16, 2014 at 6:46 pm | 23 comments | 4107 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Questions follow surprise resignation of Sofia University head

Students and faculty at Palo Alto's Sofia University are asking questions following the surprise resignation Saturday of...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Yet another inquiring student, on Jun 16, 2014 at 6:23 pm | 42 comments | 13478 Views
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