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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District: a thousand more kids to educate

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Original post made on Jun. 29, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 13, 2007 at 12:09 am | 198 comments | 9348 Views

RESTAURANTS

Palo Alto to ban plastic bags at stores, restaurants

The era of plastic bags is about to come to an end at shops and restaurants throughout Palo Alto after city officials decided...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Jun 30, 2013 at 7:03 am | 78 comments | 9315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Valley Key to Chinese Tech Giant - PA on Page Mill Road

In the SF Chronicle 11/20/13, Bloomberg Report is an article about the Chinese Suning Commerce Group opening a temporary...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 21, 2013 at 8:45 am | 5 comments | 9306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blaze destroys Eichler home on Edgewood Drive

A fire that began when a worker rubbed an interior wall with his hand, creating static, destroyed a three-bedroom home on...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Jerome Reed, on Aug 16, 2009 at 10:53 am | 39 comments | 9300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors protest replacement of Eichler home

A Palo Alto property owner's plan to take down an Eichler home and replace it with a larger two-story residence has touched...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on May 30, 2014 at 11:04 am | 77 comments | 9299 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'All Is Lost'

Batten down the hatches for the unusual new sailing drama "All Is Lost." The only actor on screen for 106 minutes is Robert...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 5, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 9283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student streaking: Alarm over mixed messages

Concern over the rising incidence of streaking on the Palo Alto High School campus reached an apparent boiling point among...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Apr 18, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 35 comments | 9264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain improvements may come soon because of High Speed Rail

I think these are both important upgrades to the existing Caltrain system. According to the Mercury-News: "What particularly...

Original post made by Greg K on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Clem, on Dec 1, 2008 at 8:02 pm | 135 comments | 9243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Street Light Antennas?

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Original post made by Richard on Sep. 22, 2006
Last comment by Tim M, on Dec 5, 2013 at 5:14 pm | 14 comments | 9236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford backs away from divisive Dish parking plan

After pressure from the city and an outpouring of opposition from hikers who frequent the Dish, Stanford University is backing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 25, 2014 at 12:20 am | 31 comments | 9236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advice for parents in the digital age

Parents often feel overwhelmed and unprepared for their kids' entry into the world of social media and online life, but experts...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 9232 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What hours are you opening your doors for Trick-or-treating children

In the past, we've opened the door until 9:00PM. It seems the later the hour, the older the children. I am concerned,...

Original post made by Anymouse on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 19 comments | 9228 Views

SPORTS

CCS adopts new format for section tennis playoffs

The 2011 Central Coast Section girls' tennis playoffs will have a new look next month and local coaches are not happy about...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Public School Tennis Coach, on Oct 21, 2011 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 9222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minority students face college-readiness gap

Palo Alto school district officials Tuesday night reported progress in the percentage of high school graduates who are "college...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Asianne, on Dec 18, 2013 at 3:44 pm | 55 comments | 9221 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feature story: Power of the people

All year long -- not just during the holiday season -- volunteers quietly work behind the scenes, providing nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 22 comments | 9221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Posturing on parking

The last thing the downtown business community or nearby residents need is a debate over who is to blame for the parking...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by The city made me do it, on Aug 16, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 36 comments | 9198 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Helping kids this season

Don't let the reviving Silicon Valley economy lull you into thinking that there isn't a continuing divide, even in the affluent...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by mutti, on Nov 22, 2013 at 10:51 am | 2 comments | 9198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family says teacher breached son's privacy

A family has sued the Palo Alto school district, saying they suffered embarrassment, humiliation, medical issues and financial...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by MukhMan, on Feb 15, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 23 comments | 9184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn student's t car vandalized, antisemitic statement keyed

Editor- you removed my posting here - I copied report about current Gunn student car vandalized. Report by Sue Drenman about...

Original post made by village fool on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on May 30, 2012 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 9175 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters to weigh in on new 'arts district' in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto voters could have a say as early as next spring on a sweeping proposal by billionaire developer John Arrillaga...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Save Palm Drive, on Oct 8, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 85 comments | 9158 Views
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