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SCHOOLS & KIDS

KIPP Bay Area Schools to open charter school in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto parents who have been working tirelessly for well over a year to bring a new public-school option to their...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by A Proud KIPP Parent, on Feb 22, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 9 comments | 7477 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

EIR raises concerns about city's future

Earlier this month, Palo Alto unveiled a draft environmental study of various strategies for city growth. The 837-page state-mandated...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 44 comments | 7655 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Assembly candidates square off in Democratic forum

The race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento kicked off in earnest on Sunday afternoon at a forum in Los Altos...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2016
Last comment by Justacitizen, on Feb 22, 2016 at 12:52 pm | 7 comments | 4681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pursuing the rocky path to college

Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/02/12/pursuing-the-rocky-path-to-college posted Friday, February...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 22, 2016 at 11:17 am | 2 comments | 1865 Views

AROUND TOWN

Masseuse gets 13 years in state prison for molestation

An East Palo Alto man operating an unregulated massage business out of a shed in his backyard was sentenced Friday to 13...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by CoachFromAnotherTown, on Feb 22, 2016 at 10:57 am | 2 comments | 2028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toxic chemical discovery prompts changes in Stanford housing project

A discovery of toxic vapors in the middle of a construction site has prompted Stanford University to redesign portions of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Groundswell Technologies, on Feb 22, 2016 at 10:02 am | 16 comments | 8695 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family escapes from three-alarm Palo Alto house fire

Firefighters Saturday battled a difficult three-alarm fire in a Professorville neighborhood home in Palo Alto Saturday, calling...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by moi, on Feb 22, 2016 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 7943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can you get into the summer school registration?

https://www.pausd.org/programs/summer-school Clearly says that the links for the highschool registration ( Living Skills...

Original post made by SummerSchoolRegistration on Feb. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 439 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown parking program set for more changes

Downtown Palo Alto's nascent parking-permit program is about to undergo another transformation, with the latest changes aimed...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by downtown north, on Feb 22, 2016 at 7:02 am | 38 comments | 6021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anonymous donor spurs major renovation plans at Addison

A new two-story building, outdoor-learning environments, a maker's space, a multipurpose room that can actually fit the entire...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by about time!, on Feb 21, 2016 at 7:28 pm | 75 comments | 19757 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man booked after alleged south Palo Alto crime spree

A man who allegedly used a bright blue bike as part of short crime spree in south Palo Alto on Thursday evening was arrested...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Feb 21, 2016 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 4968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Chamber slams proposed changes to parking program

A proposal to cut the number of parking permits sold to downtown employees as part a new parking-permit program is facing...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by eileen, on Feb 21, 2016 at 6:10 pm | 10 comments | 3341 Views

SPORTS

M-A teams head to CCS playoffs after winning PAL titles

==BI Pinewood girls toppled== The Menlo-Atherton boys and girls are heading into the Central Coast Section basketball playoffs...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2016
Last comment by Stats, on Feb 21, 2016 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 3770 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Security Issues v Freedoms and Liberty

In the past day or so, security concerns with Apple v FBI are national headlines. A precedent could be at stake and Apple...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Apple is lying, on Feb 21, 2016 at 11:35 am | 7 comments | 473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Project Safety Net director brings public health expertise

Health educator Mary Gloner has been hired to lead Project Safety Net, a youth well-being collaborative formed in response...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Still awful, on Feb 21, 2016 at 11:15 am | 3 comments | 4495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents want state to reject Stanford toxics plan

The state agency tasked with regulating hazardous materials should reject Stanford University's plan to deal with trichloroethylene...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Ahem, on Feb 21, 2016 at 12:36 am | 3 comments | 716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Please share experiences with Owner-builder arrangement for homebuilding

Hi, I am in the design phase of a 2-story SFR and to say the least, the approximate quotes of building so far have been...

Original post made by ownerbuilder on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Feb 20, 2016 at 9:53 pm | 2 comments | 390 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves to ban plastic foam

Last year, Palo Altans threw away about 114 tons of plastic foam -- enough packing peanuts, foamy egg cartons, ice chests,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 20, 2016 at 6:59 pm | 22 comments | 3942 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys wrap up a second straight league hoop title

==BI Wednesday's prep basketball== The Gunn boys got some help from an unexpected source to wrap up a second straight basketball...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Go Gunn, on Feb 20, 2016 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Victor Frost, well-known panhandler, has died

One of Palo Alto's most colorful characters, Victor Frost, has died, according to the San Mateo County Coroner. Frost, who...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Timekeeper, on Feb 20, 2016 at 9:31 am | 16 comments | 8480 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE