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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Change school calendar,' Stanford lecturer says

Palo Alto schools will "see the benefit" if they change their academic calendar to end the first semester before the December...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by poorjuniors, on May 9, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 103 comments | 4230 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Furniture stores opening downtown

Two new furniture stores are opening in downtown Palo Alto within two blocks of each other. The first, West Elm, is taking...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Mary Sue, on Aug 13, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 16 comments | 4229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bringing light to the world

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Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Lou, on Aug 3, 2007 at 11:11 pm | 9 comments | 4229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes aim at construction 'blight'

The chain-link fence around the "mystery project" went up next to Gail Wooley's house on Mariposa Avenue nearly seven years...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by JoAnn, on Sep 29, 2013 at 2:06 am | 36 comments | 4226 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission backs new housing vision

Palo Alto is still more than a year away from completing the long-awaited update of its land-use bible, but on Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 8, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 4224 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What energizes great teachers? Palo Alto teacher goes on road trip to find out

Palo Alto High School English teacher David Cohen is taking the year off to travel to school districts up and down California,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by David Cohen, on Oct 3, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 17 comments | 4224 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County's Measure A

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Original post made by mod_dem on Nov. 2, 2006
Last comment by No on A, on Nov 8, 2006 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 4223 Views

SPORTS

The Not-So-Sacred Heart

You're at a high school basketball game last night between a religious-based private school and a secular private school....

Original post made by Community Member on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Atta Boy, on Feb 16, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 66 comments | 4223 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mod Mom' gets a makeover

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Original post made on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by Beth Blecherman, on Jul 31, 2007 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 4223 Views

RESTAURANTS

Minh's in Los Altos

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Original post made by Mary on Jun. 27, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto committee has 'no confidence' in rail

Palo Alto took its most extreme step to date to oppose the state's proposed high-speed rail line Thursday morning when a...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 98 comments | 4222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bicyclists running stop signs

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Original post made by Ventura Resident on Jul. 16, 2008
Last comment by PISSED AT PRIUS'S!!, on Mar 15, 2009 at 12:46 am | 98 comments | 4221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidates split on growth, united on wage

Palo Alto's council candidates have plenty of quibbles when it comes to growth and development, but on Tuesday they found...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam REDDY, on Oct 5, 2014 at 8:40 am | 47 comments | 4221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private middle school to replace El Camino motel

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Original post made on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by Tax-Loss, on Dec 21, 2007 at 10:18 am | 48 comments | 4221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

GOP plan would trigger major layoffs at SLAC

The prospect of major layoffs at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and other federally funded institutions was raised...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Perry P, on Mar 26, 2011 at 2:22 am | 77 comments | 4219 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Design contest set to kick off for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto officials agree that the city's new bike bridge over Highway 101 should be a "landmark" structure that showcases...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by JS, on Sep 5, 2014 at 11:58 pm | 58 comments | 4219 Views

SPORTS

Go Paly!

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Original post made by Paly alumn on Dec. 16, 2006
Last comment by John, on Dec 17, 2006 at 4:26 pm | 8 comments | 4219 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto overhauls its website

The City of Palo Alto on Monday launched its new website, capping years of tweaks, frustration and ridicule from the city's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Still a problem, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 13 comments | 4218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto nonprofit funds education around the world

Matt Severson his father, Denis Severson, and Paly friend Andrew Perrault launched The School Fund website, inviting people...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Solon, on Sep 20, 2013 at 9:54 pm | 10 comments | 4217 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three teens arrested for attempted residential burglary

Palo Alto police have arrested three teenagers for attempted residential burglary and conspiracy after an alert resident...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Mar 24, 2014 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 4215 Views
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