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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classmates stunned by loss of vivacious Paly graduate

Hundreds gathered Saturday to remember the life of Emily Benatar, a creative and accomplished 2011 Palo Alto High School...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Mike W, on May 19, 2012 at 6:16 pm | 4 comments | 6443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The social 'benefits' of cyberbullying?

Recent studies find that "social combat" among teens (including cyber-aggression) occurs in the school mainstream largely...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by If only, on Aug 16, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 6443 Views

AROUND TOWN

small plane noise 24/7

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Original post made by robert alvarez on Jan. 13, 2007
Last comment by Calma Abajo, on Mar 17, 2007 at 2:06 pm | 23 comments | 6442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Rocket Fizz set to open downtown

Imagine this: soda that tastes like bacon. "And if you add a little salt, it tastes exactly like a crisp strip of sizzling...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by MN, on Oct 23, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 9 comments | 6439 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Major issues facing Palo Alto in the near future

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Original post made by A concerned resident on Jan. 8, 2007
Last comment by another concerned resident, on Jan 14, 2007 at 2:36 pm | 21 comments | 6438 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's priorities: land use, health and infrastructure

A new year brought a new cast and a new philosophy to the Palo Alto City Council, but the chronically pressing issues of...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Feb 3, 2015 at 4:42 pm | 19 comments | 6438 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gray injects green into council campaign

Tim Gray's dark-horse candidacy for the Palo Alto City Council received a major boost from a $30,000 contribution that the...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Oct 13, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 25 comments | 6437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Work begins on new Performing Arts Center at Paly

Palo Alto High School students will encounter a construction zone and a parking squeeze this fall as two major building projects...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 21, 2014 at 3:01 pm | 13 comments | 6437 Views

MOVIES

Early movies for stay-at-home parents

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Original post made by movie buff on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by movie buff, on Nov 26, 2007 at 10:39 pm | 6 comments | 6436 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School district asks for quick approval of big pay raises

The Palo Alto school district has reached what it says are its first-ever multi-year contracts with teachers and classified...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Gunn High Parent , on May 21, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 60 comments | 6435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas partners with Lyft to give rides to seniors

Palo Alto's senior services agency Avenidas and ride-sharing company Lyft are partnering to provide rides to seniors on the...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Creative, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:43 am | 9 comments | 6433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin Speech Contest Awards for Kids

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Original post made by parent on May. 4, 2007
Last comment by Wil Sinclair, on Dec 7, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 12 comments | 6433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl, 9, drowns in pool in Menlo Park

A 9-year-old girl died Tuesday night as a result of a drowning at an apartment community pool in the 300 block of Sharon...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by tragic, on Jul 27, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 11 comments | 6433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Technology In our Schools?

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Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 10, 2006
Last comment by concerned parent, on Aug 23, 2006 at 2:52 pm | 10 comments | 6431 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey sheds light on downtown Palo Alto drivers

They drive alone and show up in droves -- that much is clear. But who are downtown's non-carpooling commuters and where do...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Well-Travelled, on Aug 22, 2015 at 8:59 am | 36 comments | 6430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electrically eclectic Eichlers

Often described as "having character" or "being interesting," old homes can just as often be described as "challenging" --...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Yuckola, on Feb 23, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 5 comments | 6430 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Program for disabled parking moves ahead

Proposals to solve Palo Alto's notorious parking problems always cause a stir. So even after the Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Oct 11, 2013 at 8:00 am | 11 comments | 6428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Best Food & Drink

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/08/30/best-food--drink posted Friday, August 30, 2013,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Ducat hutch, on Feb 13, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 4 comments | 6428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen arrested in Gunn graffiti case

Palo Alto police have arrested a 17-year-old and detained an 18-year old in a May 12 graffiti incident, which involved racist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 1, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 12 comments | 6428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents call for 'road diet' to curb accidents on Middlefield

For John Guislin and his neighbors on Middlefield Road, screeching tires and clanging metal have become increasingly familiar...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on May 31, 2016 at 11:07 am | 68 comments | 6427 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 16 comments | 5,207 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 1,143 views

Surviving Family Holidays
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 376 views

 

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