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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto tries to curb Mitchell Park Library costs

Concerned about growing construction costs at the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center, Palo Alto officials have hired...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by fail, on Nov 28, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 39 comments | 11775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Superman' hits Woodside High School

Woodside High School is cast in an unflattering spotlight this week with the nation-wide opening of the documentary "Waiting...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 8, 2010 at 7:55 am | 38 comments | 11741 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A worthy gamble by Palo Alto city manager

For many Palo Alto residents, the quality of city government comes down to how they and their architects and contractors...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Do need transparency, on Sep 12, 2011 at 11:29 am | 6 comments | 11736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sends massive office proposal back to drawing board

An ambitious proposal to build a dense office complex next to the AOL building on Page Mill Road received a cool reception...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by belrt, on Feb 9, 2013 at 11:21 am | 14 comments | 11727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools try early intervention, so troubled kids become healthy teens

Increased attention to mental health among elementary students will pay dividends when students are older, providing coping...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by more please, on Nov 25, 2012 at 9:11 am | 7 comments | 11723 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Shop Local' site to help Palo Alto shoppers shop

A new program to connect Palo Alto shoppers with local businesses is launching today at ShopPaloAlto.com. The new website...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Julie Triano, on Sep 27, 2011 at 9:32 am | 12 comments | 11721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Overcoming abuse

Editor's note: This article includes graphic language and may not be suitable for younger readers. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 15, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 20 comments | 11703 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Education: Flipping the university classroom

Stanford hopes to blaze a trail in educational technology, leveraging its entrepreneurial culture, star-studded faculty,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by , on May 10, 2013 at 10:27 am | 12 comments | 11678 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Builder gets a legal boost against city's affordable-housing law

Seven years after Sterling Park received the city's blessing to construct a condominium complex on West Bayshore Road, the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by enniac, on Nov 26, 2013 at 5:24 pm | 14 comments | 11653 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City advances to next round in bid to buy post office

Palo Alto's effort to buy the downtown post office from the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service will advance to the next round...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Dec 2, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 11 comments | 11639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents hold vigil as district revises policy on bullying

About two dozen parents and children from the Palo Alto school district stood in a candlelight vigil Monday night, calling...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by norahs, on Feb 13, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 37 comments | 11626 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nordstrom shoplifter arrested for grand theft

For the second time in 72 hours persons entered Nordstrom at Stanford Shopping Center and walked out with thousands of dollars...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 14, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 9 comments | 11582 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men extend soccer season with 1-0 NCAA victory

Matt Taylor converted a diving header into the net in the 21st minute of Sunday's NCAA Tournament second-round match at Cal...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Dave Donley, on Nov 25, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 11568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto growth brings traffic angst to Los Altos Hills

Spurred by a popular outcry over planned traffic signals at the busy interchange of Interstate 280 and Page Mill Road, Los...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by First Responder, on Mar 23, 2014 at 10:21 pm | 36 comments | 11549 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football loses control of Pac-12 title chase

Andre Heidari kicked a 47-yard field goal with 19 seconds remaining to play to lift unranked USC past visiting No. 4 Stanford,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 23, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 11 comments | 11535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Audio slideshow: The Glass Menagerie

Three times a week, advanced art students at Palo Alto High School take to an outdoor glass blowing studio to craft everything...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by go unleaded, on Sep 6, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments | 11533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real estate: The rebirth of the Eichler

Realtor Monique Lombardelli isn't content just to sell iconic, 1950s-era Joseph Eichler homes. She wants to build them, too...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Russ, on Feb 19, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 25 comments | 11513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn students take on 'Vagina Monologues'

Students at Gunn High School are mounting a production of "The Vagina Monologues" -- a Valentine's Day staple on colleges...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Feb 14, 2014 at 11:06 pm | 60 comments | 11501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, parents challenge schools on math

A coalition of students and parents challenged the Palo Alto school board Tuesday to ensure the district's two high schools...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by short memory?, on Aug 16, 2013 at 12:18 am | 201 comments | 11492 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly student arrested for parking -- upside down

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Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by Mac J J Star, on Apr 20, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 271 comments | 11473 Views
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