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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New 'homework policy' likely for next year

A new homework policy for Palo Alto students -- with rules outlining specific amounts of time kids should be spending on...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by paly parent, on May 29, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 25 comments | 7056 Views

AROUND TOWN

New bikeways eyed for Embarcadero Road

New bikeways would roll out alongside one of the busiest stretches of Embarcadero Road in Palo Alto as part of a road-improvement...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2016
Last comment by PAUSD Mom, on Sep 2, 2016 at 12:51 am | 29 comments | 7056 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford graduate wins Pulitzer for photography

Josh Haner, a staff photographer for The New York Times who graduated from Stanford University, has won the 2014 Pulitzer...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by moi, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 7055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to overhaul emergency services

Despite budget deficits and staffing reductions, Palo Alto is planning to create a $1 million Office of Emergency Services...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jun 8, 2011 at 11:51 am | 34 comments | 7054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Atherton High School students stage large anti-Trump protest march

A peaceful, if loud and boisterous, protest against the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 15, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 29 comments | 7053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harbor seal pup rescued at Palo Alto harbor

A baby harbor seal that somehow got stranded in the waters at the Palo Alto harbor was rescued by Palo Alto Animal Services...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Apr 13, 2013 at 7:16 am | 13 comments | 7047 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local donations to presidential campaigns

Local residents listed here contributed at least $2,500 to the presidential campaigns of Barack Obama or Mitt Romney, according...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by mattie, on Aug 16, 2012 at 12:20 am | 32 comments | 7046 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto seeks to halt apartment sale

Still reeling from the recent financial implosion of the city's largest landlord, East Palo Alto city officials, tenants...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 27, 2011 at 6:45 pm | 26 comments | 7043 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living well until you die

By the time Palo Alto physician Ellen Brown visits patients in their homes, they've considered their terminal diagnosis,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Sheldon, on Jan 4, 2015 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 7039 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto passes urgency law to protect retail

Seeking to shield local shops against an office incursion, Palo Alto officials unanimously passed late Monday night an emergency...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Abitarian, on May 14, 2015 at 8:46 am | 20 comments | 7039 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google execs offer to save Hangar One

"Why doesn't Google pay for it?" has been the sort of comment often made by those frustrated by the years-long struggle to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 25 comments | 7038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Compost debate set to flare up again

Palo Alto's passionate debate over the future of composting will resume Monday night, when the City Council considers whether...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:09 am | 34 comments | 7037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Stanford building gathers neuroscience researchers, clinicians

Stanford University's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center as well as its Center for Memory Disorders are among the groups...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by JHC, on Feb 10, 2016 at 9:03 am | 6 comments | 7036 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prosecution, defense strategies emerge in Stanford sexual-assault case

Just how intoxicated several young adults were at a Stanford University fraternity party on Jan. 18, 2015, is playing a key...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Senior, on Mar 23, 2016 at 3:52 pm | 7 comments | 7036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last train to Palo Alto

The train whistle hooted in Eric Struck's backyard as 15 railroad cars made their way out of the station, wheels chugging...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 7036 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizen Pundit's Old Ideas Create Delay, Hinder Palo Alto's Future

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Original post made by JL on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by J.L., on Dec 13, 2006 at 1:19 am | 55 comments | 7035 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Attorneys debate the value of a Palo Alto education

In determining how much assistance should be offered to residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park once the park is closed,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Desert Jack, on Apr 20, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 63 comments | 7034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure A supporters cheer election results

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Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by SY Choi, on Oct 1, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 27 comments | 7034 Views

MOVIES

Actress returns to Menlo to discuss her career

Fortune favors the prepared, but luck and connections also have plenty to do with success in Hollywood, actress Ahna O'Reilly...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Student, on May 1, 2012 at 9:33 pm | 1 comment | 7034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn committee recommends new bell schedule

Gunn High School students could be saying goodbye to their daily schedule of five or six 58-minute classes by the start of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Gunn Alum, on Jan 30, 2016 at 10:20 pm | 12 comments | 7033 Views
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