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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board approves redeveloping University Ave building, exceeding city height limit

The Architectural Review Board on Thursday approved a plan to redevelop the 1950s style, one-story building at the corner...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Wondering, 10 hours ago | 36 comments | 10019 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Analysis: City scrambles for residential parking solutions

Faced with massive pressure from residents and the City Council on parking shortages in residential areas, city planners...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Juno, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:39 pm | 32 comments | 10013 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 | 10003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn top nationwide rankings

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Original post made on Nov. 30, 2007
Last comment by Student, on Apr 15, 2008 at 6:49 pm | 126 comments | 10001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly algebra finals invalidated after cheating found

Palo Alto High School has invalidated the results of 112 final exams in Algebra 2 after two teachers noticed irregularities...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Our Problem, on Jun 12, 2014 at 10:02 am | 80 comments | 9992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University sued over Searsville Dam

Two environmental groups have filed a federal lawsuit against Stanford University for allegedly harming the threatened steelhead...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by FrankF, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:58 am | 16 comments | 9940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Stanford dean to Gunn students: 'find your own path'

In a speech at Gunn High School, former Stanford dean of freshmen Julie Lythcott-Haims implored students to focus on setting...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Nov 24, 2013 at 10:35 am | 107 comments | 9934 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook expansion probably won't displace East Palo Alto residents, study shows

A consultant's study of whether Facebook's expansion will push East Palo Alto residents from their homes came to the common...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 6, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 57 comments | 9931 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 | 9926 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Theater employees suspected of embezzlement

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Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by David Taylor, on May 11, 2008 at 11:58 pm | 122 comments | 9922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventy-six in Palo Alto school district get tenure

Seventy-six Palo Alto teachers, counselors and administrators were granted tenure, or "permanent status," Tuesday night by...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by teacher evals, on Mar 28, 2014 at 7:29 am | 62 comments | 9918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City and union deadlocked over salary hikes

Palo Alto and its largest labor union remain nearly $3 million apart on a new contract, with the biggest dispute centering...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by ISeeTheFuture, on Jan 26, 2014 at 10:48 am | 23 comments | 9902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special ed: numbers down, 'inclusion' up

Early and aggressive efforts by teachers to help young children with learning problems has led to a significant drop in the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Mom of Experience, on Mar 16, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 71 comments | 9892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic, parking top residents' concerns with Jay Paul project

When community members came to the city to discuss how to shape the environmental report for a proposed commercial development...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Monserrat F, on Aug 2, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 9892 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accused Stanford mall fraudster had assault weapon

Palo Alto police said a man who allegedly used counterfeit credit cards to defraud stores at Stanford Shopping Center had...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Neal, on Feb 17, 2013 at 6:41 am | 11 comments | 9869 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 | 9836 Views

AROUND TOWN

The travesty of Caffe Verona

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Original post made by Danny on Aug. 8, 2006
Last comment by Patrick, on Jan 15, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 23 comments | 9824 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Armstrong Lie'

The title of Alex Gibney's film derives from a 2005 headline in the French paper "L'Equipe." The paper alleged what many...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Too big to fail, on Nov 17, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 7 comments | 9822 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Special report: murder victim Jennifer Schipsi's final hours

A narrative account of Oct. 15, 2009, the day Palo Alto real-estate agent Jennifer Schipsi was murdered, based on testimony...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by AnnaNicoleSmith, on Feb 22, 2011 at 11:10 am | 20 comments | 9790 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly rescinds judgeship endorsement

After learning Friday that San Jose attorney Steven Pogue contributed $500 to the 2008 Proposition 8 campaign to ban gay...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 6, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 235 comments | 9789 Views
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