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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools welcome better financial news

Palo Alto school board members Tuesday expressed relief at the first good financial news for the school district in years,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by PA Voter, on Dec 11, 2012 at 9:14 am | 79 comments | 8182 Views

BOOKS

Book Review: A Cuban redemption story

Stanford University law professor Paul Goldstein thinks that "if you scratch any of the lawyer heroes in contemporary fiction...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by It IS fiction, after all, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 8182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School calendar advisory committee on agenda

Composition of an advisory committee to evaluate Palo Alto's new school calendar will be among discussion topics at the Board...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 24, 2012 at 10:49 am | 20 comments | 8181 Views

MOVIES

Inconvenient Truth Meetings?

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Original post made by Robyn on Jul. 29, 2006
Last comment by Siona, on Aug 6, 2006 at 10:18 am | 7 comments | 8181 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: A child shall lead the way -- with a good deal of help

When the Opportunity Center officially opens on Sunday, the ribbon-cutter will be my 7-year-old son, Isaac. He's been waiting...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 6, 2013 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 8180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Angry parents derail school-calendar vote

A Palo Alto school district plan to shift first-semester final exams to before the December break starting next year was...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by equality, on Nov 14, 2010 at 5:50 pm | 198 comments | 8179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park 'undedication' heads to Palo Alto ballot

A proposal to "undedicate" a 10-acre parcel of parkland in Byxbee Park to enable the construction of a waste-to-energy plant...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 26, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 28 comments | 8170 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Surviving 9/11, still

It's been 15 years since the 9/11 terrorists drove planes deep into the sides of New York City's Twin Towers, but for survivor...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 8, 2016 at 8:33 pm | 8 comments | 8167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto student stays home pending court ruling

An 11-year-old Palo Alto boy is home from school pending an Oct. 25 court hearing on whether his genetic condition poses...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 127 comments | 8166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine tips on how to turn a living room Zen

In today's hurried times, a home's living space is often the only, and quickest, escape from the stress of daily life, according...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Space, on Oct 9, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 8165 Views

AROUND TOWN

On anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, trees honor his life

It's been five years since Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died on Oct. 5, 2011. This week, Old Palo Alto resident Catherine...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Susan Cole, on Oct 30, 2016 at 11:03 pm | 10 comments | 8165 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Brain research enters 'golden era' at Stanford

For patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease, little progress in the way of treatment has been made for decades, says...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by anne, on Jan 8, 2017 at 7:06 am | 5 comments | 8163 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja vows to reduce enrollment

Castilleja School has pledged to reduce its enrollment by 33 students over the next four years if it cannot come to new terms...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by castilleja student, on Feb 2, 2015 at 9:24 pm | 26 comments | 8163 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Seniors oppose 'ugly, depressing' new colors at apartments

More than 25 seniors and disabled residents have launched a petition against a new color scheme at their apartment building,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Uschi, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:23 am | 41 comments | 8162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reforms may demand change to Gunn 'bell schedule'

Gunn High School's daily "bell schedule" may have to change in 2014-2015 to make time in the school week for full delivery...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Gunn parent of 3, on Mar 24, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 46 comments | 8162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not your ordinary field trip

With paisley backpacks, Adidas sweats and baseball caps, many of the 9- and 10-year-old children visiting from China were...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Equivalent, on Jan 27, 2014 at 1:42 pm | 8 comments | 8162 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Ending Palo Alto's traffic and parking nightmare

Having grown up in Palo Alto, there's no doubt that traffic is far worse today than it was even a decade or two ago, and...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Feb 2, 2017 at 1:54 am | 46 comments | 8161 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Grass fire breaks out at Stanford Dish

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Original post made on Jun. 25, 2007
Last comment by Jake, on Jul 3, 2007 at 9:12 am | 45 comments | 8161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap

Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 8, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 103 comments | 8160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More than 80 mailboxes to be removed

Citing a decrease in mail volume, the U.S. Postal Service will remove 81 mailboxes from Palo Alto neighborhood corners after...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Shana, on Dec 9, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 25 comments | 8156 Views
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Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
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Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
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California Restaurant Association tests out public-awareness campaign in Palo Alto
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Driverless self-driving car testbed issues
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Luck despite bad luck
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2017 guide to summer camps

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