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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize winner outs his illegal status

Jose Vargas, former Mountain View High school student and top American journalist, has outed himself as an undocumented immigrant...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 13, 2011 at 6:17 pm | 30 comments | 6763 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Building eyed for busy Palo Alto intersection

A vacant Palo Alto parking lot on the prominent intersection of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road would make way for a four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Feb 20, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 28 comments | 6762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Carving out a new life

In the driveway of an East Palo Alto cottage, wearing a 3 1/2-foot-tall headdress and long braids down its back, a 12-foot-tall...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Keep Up Tradition!, on Aug 3, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 6761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown resident to receive 'Community Champion' honor

Midtown Palo Alto resident Annette Glanckopf Ashton will receive the 13th Senate District Community Champion award on Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Jan 10, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 25 comments | 6761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South African brothers create app to help fight Ebola

Although the Ebola crisis has been snuffed out of the news cycle in the U.S. these days, the epidemic continues to ravage...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by mathewmurdock, on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:53 am | 3 comments | 6760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen well-being collaborative seeks new direction, again

Palo Alto's broad-reaching mental health coalition formed five years ago in response to teen suicides, Project Safety Net,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by A parent, on Oct 21, 2014 at 9:13 am | 23 comments | 6760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Op-ed: Vote no on Measure D

We are against high-density rezoning in residential neighborhoods, particularly by the Planned Community process, which creates...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Oct 12, 2013 at 7:03 pm | 116 comments | 6759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Health professionals urge board to consider later school start times

Thirty-five local and regional health professionals sent a letter to the Palo Alto school board and superintendent Wednesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by and for learning, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:27 am | 63 comments | 6759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School celebrates students who lead

On Saturday afternoon, 67 girls clad in an array of white dresses strode across the circular lawn at Castilleja School arm-in-arm...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2016
Last comment by IT, on Oct 21, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 23 comments | 6759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board moves forward on Paly gym project

The Palo Alto school board will convene for a special meeting Monday, July 13, to take action on two items relating to Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 13, 2015 at 12:04 pm | 47 comments | 6758 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family escapes two-alarm house fire in East Palo Alto

A 9-year-old boy who was playing fort in the garage of a family home in East Palo Alto Tuesday accidentally started a fire...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Felicia Ventura, on Aug 8, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 9 comments | 6758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Businesses to drive city's new traffic-fighting nonprofit

As Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles, impose downtown parking restrictions and offer other incentives for commuters...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Enough already, on Oct 31, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 21 comments | 6754 Views

BOOKS

650 horses competing in Charity Horse Show

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Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by Carole Kealy, on Aug 1, 2007 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 6753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's new on Palo Alto campuses this fall?

It's back to school next week for Palo Alto students, and on four of Palo Alto's 17 campuses — Addison, Fairmeadow...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 19, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 6748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board votes to change calendar

In an emotional split vote, the Palo Alto Board of Education voted early today (Wednesday) to change the district-wide academic...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Student, on May 25, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 248 comments | 6747 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Go-ahead nears for new, modern Apple store

Plans for Apple's new glass-fronted and topped retail store in downtown Palo Alto are edging closer to final approval this...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 27 comments | 6743 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proponents of Baylands compost plant not sold on new city proposal

With Palo Alto preparing to debate the future of composting on Tuesday night, several environmental advocates are asking...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Great quote, on Apr 27, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 12 comments | 6742 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trees dying in greater numbers

As the drought drags through its fourth year, Palo Alto's parched trees are dying in greater numbers, prompting city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:10 am | 42 comments | 6741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden Tips

What are the most important things in our lives? They are the relationships with the people we know and love. They are the...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 6738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAT tutoring

My son, a Paly senior, is about to apply to college. He likes the CSUs (California State University). They are peculiar...

Original post made by PalyDad on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Disgusted, on Apr 24, 2015 at 8:35 pm | 20 comments | 6733 Views
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