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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen songwriter earns national honor

Leo Jergovic’s songwriting journey may have begun just one year ago, but his foundation as a musician has been years in...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by Laura Michele, on Feb 11, 2019 at 1:40 pm | 4 comments | 9879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nothin' but lunch

A vision of Palo Alto's California Avenue and its environs as a mecca for high-tech employees was met with limited enthusiasm...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Vrubel nachman, on Mar 27, 2014 at 10:05 am | 17 comments | 9878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-resident admission, student headcount climbs at UC

More than 23 percent of students admitted by the University of California for this fall's freshman class are not California...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Jun 27, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 35 comments | 9877 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Karen Holman invokes past to address future challenges

Palo Alto should harness its rich legacy as a steward and entrepreneur to strengthen local neighborhoods, support local youth,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 22, 2015 at 10:05 pm | 19 comments | 9876 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to shift to virtual permits for parking enforcement

As Palo Alto prepares to shift to automatic license plate readers to enforce parking regulations, hangtags and decals that...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
Last comment by Virginia Smedberg, on Oct 12, 2021 at 3:09 am | 11 comments | 9876 Views

AROUND TOWN

An oasis even without the orchards

The neighborhood name, Palo Alto Orchards, conjures up pastoral images of when Santa Clara County was the Valley of Heart's...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Grumpy Old Guy, on Feb 23, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 9875 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 | 9873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With revised design, Castilleja tries to appease critics of its growth plan

Seeking a truce with critics of its proposed expansion, Castilleja School this week submitted a revised plan to the city...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2020
Last comment by Family Friendly, on Apr 14, 2020 at 11:51 am | 42 comments | 9873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fry's to be rezoned out of Palo Alto??

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Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jul. 21, 2006
Last comment by Jeremy Loski, on Jul 25, 2006 at 11:17 pm | 15 comments | 9870 Views

AROUND TOWN

sad news about Briones house

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Original post made by joyce on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by someone who reads, on Apr 22, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 41 comments | 9870 Views

BOOKS

Building a carbon-zero California

As part of a series and to serve as its annual conference, Passive House California hosts Building Carbon Zero California...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 9868 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities, organizations put a new spin on Halloween traditions

We've compiled a list of entertaining alternatives Menlo Park, Mountain View and Palo Alto to celebrate the ghoulish Halloween...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
Last comment by May Day?, on Oct 24, 2020 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 9865 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County to keep indoor mask mandate for now

Santa Clara County's indoor mask mandate will stay in place when the state lifts its indoor masking requirement next week,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Feb 23, 2022 at 11:57 am | 38 comments | 9865 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feeling sheepish...?

Sheep and goats take a sunbathing break from grazing at the Emily Renzel Marshlands along East Bayshore Road Tuesday. The...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 9861 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto high schools prioritize culture change, achievement gap

As a result of intensive self-studies Palo Alto's high schools undertook over the last year, both Gunn and Palo Alto High...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by a contrary view, on Feb 18, 2015 at 9:49 am | 36 comments | 9861 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja School seeks variance for rebuild

Officials at Castilleja School have submitted a request for a variance for their proposed campus rebuild, according to a...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2018
Last comment by Trying to understand, on Apr 13, 2018 at 1:21 pm | 21 comments | 9858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park banning homework

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Original post made by PAUSD Parent on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by Anamika, on Sep 24, 2007 at 12:16 pm | 26 comments | 9858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A tipping point for school board?

Faced with a mess largely of their own making, Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly and the school board sought this week...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Misha, on Jun 25, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 29 comments | 9858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meatless Mondays

With the ethereal sounds of a young all-female a capella choir caroling in the background, families, couples, singles and...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by Patricia Joy Becker, on Nov 28, 2015 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 9858 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans more changes to rules on accessory dwelling units

​​As ADUs proliferate throughout Palo Alto, the city is preparing to once again change the rules around the structures...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2022
Last comment by James, on Jul 26, 2022 at 8:54 am | 16 comments | 9857 Views
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