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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn counseling survey suggests higher satisfaction level

A new survey of students at Gunn High School in Palo Alto suggests possible improvement in satisfaction levels with the school's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by oopsie, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 1283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City hires Chief Communications Officer

Saw this in another paper "Palo Alto hires first-ever Chief Communications officer": http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_23041156/palo-alto-hires-first-ever-chief-communications...

Original post made by common sense on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by anonymous, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:07 am | 4 comments | 760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beloved Former Paly Principal Dresses Down School Board and Superintendent Over PR Hire

Buried in the "packet" for last night's school board meeting was a letter from Sandra Pearson, the former Principal of Paly....

Original post made by Silence Dogood on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Wow, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:42 am | 28 comments | 4361 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly team heads to Science Olympiad nationals

Fifteen students from Palo Alto High School will compete in the national Science Olympiad in Dayton, Ohio, next month after...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Paly parent , on Apr 17, 2013 at 12:13 am | 4 comments | 1657 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

City asks residents, firms to save energy today

Palo Alto's Utilities Department wants city residents and business owners to cut down on electricity use today, after several...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 16, 2013 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 1021 Views

SPORTS

SHP's Howe swims well at Arena GP meet

Sacred Heart Prep junior Ally Howe went from being a big fish in a small pond to quite the opposite, yet held her own during...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Trish, on Apr 16, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to adopt new, belated, housing vision

Palo Alto's newest vision for housing is at once a broad roadmap and a delicate compromise, a document that both expresses...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by j99, on Apr 16, 2013 at 11:29 am | 14 comments | 1647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pacifist, Kepler's legend Ira Sandperl dies at 90

Ira Sandperl, a well-known pacifist who worked for decades at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park -- from the 1950s into the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Lily, on Apr 16, 2013 at 10:02 am | 5 comments | 1487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caring Neighborhoods Challenge seeks to spread the love

As Terry Godfrey sipped a warm beverage at a cafe near her home in Evergreen Park last week, she posed a question she hopes...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 16, 2013 at 9:05 am | 10 comments | 1132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keychain storage device holds emergency info for seniors

An offhand question from a Palo Alto octogenarian has sparked a new product that is being offered free -- or nearly free...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by LauraR, on Apr 16, 2013 at 7:14 am | 17 comments | 2485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Morning Palo Alto manhunt ends in two arrests

After an hour-long search, police apprehended a man at 9:15 a.m. who may have been involved in a south Palo Alto theft. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 16, 2013 at 12:23 am | 18 comments | 1417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Extensive survey probes parent, student, staff satisfaction with Palo Alto schools

Ninety percent of Palo Alto parents and 93 percent of high school students say they are "somewhat satisfied" or "very satisfied"...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Survey fatigue, on Apr 15, 2013 at 10:36 pm | 20 comments | 9513 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robs Provident Credit Union on El Camino Real

A man robbed Provident Credit Union on El Camino Real on Saturday morning and escaped on foot. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 15, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 3401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly students to be on KQED's 'Forum' this morning

A Palo Alto High School student magazine cover story on "rape culture" will be among the the subjects Monday of the KQED...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Colleen D., on Apr 15, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 1546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modern “Design Sprints” for the climate/housing impasse

Elite portions of the Bay Area (Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Pleasanton, and Marin County) adopt many leading-edge green policies...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Apr. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic delays expected on Foothill and Junipero Serra

Traffic along Foothill Expressway and Junipero Serra Boulevard may be impacted for months as Pacific Gas and Electric replaces...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by commuter, on Apr 15, 2013 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 1098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student journalists investigate 'rape culture' at Paly

The editor of a student magazine at Palo Alto High School said her staff has received "overwhelmingly positive" reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Consent=YesPlease!, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 78 comments | 4671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A girls win team title at Serra track invitational

==B Weekend prep roundup== The Menlo-Atherton girls' track and field team displayed its depth as the Bears scored 55 points...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marisol, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1457 Views

SPORTS

Gunn tennis pretty sure it has another title locked up

==B Tuesday's prep roundup== Jim Gorman wasn't sure and neither were his Gunn High tennis players. Thus, there was no...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 1314 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto city manager suffers collapsed lung

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is recovering from a collapsed lung, which he suffered while running in South Carolina...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Apr 15, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 1389 Views
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