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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What About Closing the Achievement Gap???

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Original post made by High Achiever on Nov. 10, 2006
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 18, 2007 at 11:02 pm | 30 comments | 6186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art commissioners favor arch design for new bike bridge

The Public Art Commission became the latest Palo Alto board on Thursday to weigh in on a proposed bike bridge over Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by pat, on Jan 27, 2015 at 5:22 pm | 32 comments | 6182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can teachers pay someone to grade their students papers?

My son came home with a graded English essay. Although he was not really happy with the grade, I commented that at least...

Original post made by paly parent on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by sufficiently competent, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:40 pm | 75 comments | 6176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Legal costs soar as Palo Alto school board begins OCR lobbying

The Palo Alto school district spent more than $200,000 in the first seven months of 2014 in legal fees related to its cases...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Sep 30, 2014 at 7:52 am | 57 comments | 6174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto, Stanford students named Rhodes scholars

Four college students with ties to Palo Alto – two from here and two studying here – were named winners of this...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 25, 2014 at 5:22 pm | 7 comments | 6173 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City treads cautiously against 'Citizens United'

The recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to loosen up campaign-finance restrictions for corporations won't win any popularity...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by wmartin46, on Oct 24, 2012 at 10:53 am | 24 comments | 6172 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Mountain View for robberies

Mountain View police on Thursday announced the arrest of a 53-year-old man suspected of robbing five banks in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jymbo, on Jun 30, 2014 at 2:01 am | 14 comments | 6172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Owner of JJ&F market eyes Miki's Alma Plaza space

Miki's Farm Fresh Market might be closing, but one local grocer is looking at potentially taking over the spot. Joe Khoury,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by keith@klwines, on Apr 10, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 36 comments | 6171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to ban vehicle dwelling

Palo Alto's emotional two-year debate over whether it should be illegal for people to sleep in vehicles could reach its conclusion...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Sep 18, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 107 comments | 6170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park: Three arrests tied to drive-by shootings

Police made three arrests on Wednesday evening (Nov. 27) in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park in connection with...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Most Delighted!, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:29 am | 3 comments | 6170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto women's shelter won't open

Heart and Home Collaborative, a startup that sheltered homeless Palo Alto women last year during the coldest winter months,...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Chuck Jagoda, on Jan 8, 2015 at 7:42 pm | 31 comments | 6170 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

AARP: Every Week Thousands of Americans File Bankruptcy Due to Medical Costs

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Original post made by Divided We Fail on Oct. 11, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:50 am | 36 comments | 6168 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista closure heads toward final chapter

With the City Council just days away from making a decision on the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, supporters of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 27, 2015 at 10:32 am | 59 comments | 6167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto tries to get a piece of the 'sharing economy'

It's called the "sharing economy," but Palo Alto officials are growing increasingly concerned that the city isn't getting...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 15, 2015 at 11:17 am | 49 comments | 6165 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbers fracture man's shoulder in PA robbery

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Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by G. Orwell, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:44 pm | 71 comments | 6163 Views

RESTAURANTS

New restaurant downtown -- Zucca

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Original post made by David on Dec. 19, 2006
Last comment by Mother, on May 14, 2007 at 8:46 am | 9 comments | 6160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage

Citing the sky-high costs of living in Palo Alto, a group of City Council members is leading a push to adopt a local minimum-wage...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 10, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 67 comments | 6159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman found dead in Heritage Park

She was known to neighbors as the woman who sat every morning on a park bench in Heritage Park in Palo Alto. She was found...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Dec 21, 2013 at 8:27 pm | 9 comments | 6159 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Bowl for sale

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Original post made by ToldUSo on Nov. 2, 2006
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Aug 6, 2009 at 2:10 am | 37 comments | 6158 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police outline assault on crime wave

A string of 20 robberies in Palo Alto neighborhoods is among the most serious some officers have seen in their careers because...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Not a Threat, on Jan 23, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 50 comments | 6157 Views
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Calave wine bar opens in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 12 comments | 2,809 views

OK I Changed The Title
By Laura Stec | 21 comments | 1,340 views

Family Outing - Inside Out
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 723 views

Relay for Life, Menlo Park, August 8
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 460 views