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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, superintendent face breakdown in trust

Festering teacher concerns in the Ravenswood City School District came to a head last week when the teachers union announced...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Williams act, on Aug 30, 2017 at 11:41 am | 49 comments | 5600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: anti-idling ordinance; prohibiting marijuana dispensaries

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Aug. 28. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/08/25/public-agenda-anti-idling-ordinance-proh...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Aug 30, 2017 at 7:42 am | 15 comments | 1445 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford's 'Middle Plaza' clears penultimate hurdle

Stanford's proposed 429,739 square-foot development on an 8.4-acre site stretching along El Camino Real in Menlo Park passed...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 29, 2017 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are you a hoarder or clutterer?

Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/09/05/are-you-a-hoarder-or-clutterer posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 29, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1125 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man seriously injured from 30-foot fall into creek bed

An elderly man suffered serious injuries after he fell 30 feet down into a dry creek bed along the San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by Midtown guy, on Aug 29, 2017 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 3398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey probes sexual harassment at school

As the Palo Alto school district works to improve its procedures and culture around sexual violence, new survey results provide...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by White Elephant, on Aug 28, 2017 at 11:12 pm | 20 comments | 3397 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Festival of the Arts to draw tens of thousands downtown

The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts returns to downtown this weekend, when visitors view by more than 300 artists, bring their...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Julie Armitano, on Aug 28, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 20 comments | 3082 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School district, grief nonprofit partner for parent events

The Palo Alto school district is partnering with local grief nonprofit Kara to host two educational nights for parents this...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Aug 28, 2017 at 10:05 am | 21 comments | 2756 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Attorney general sides with Recall Persky campaign

The state's top lawyer weighed in today on a legal battle between Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky and the group working...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Peers Parent, on Aug 27, 2017 at 10:47 pm | 23 comments | 3081 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sex education to continue this year in Palo Alto schools

The Palo Alto school district will continue to teach a controversial sex-education curriculum this year, with some slight...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Aug 27, 2017 at 9:16 pm | 26 comments | 2816 Views

AROUND TOWN

All about tomatoes

There's something about peak-season tomatoes that makes you feel ashamed to eat them at any other time of the year. We talked...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Stanford Professor, on Aug 27, 2017 at 11:56 am | 4 comments | 1864 Views

SPORTS

Prep football: Gunn rally a good sign but not enough to win

Hudson Alexander doesn't like to lose football games but he sees the bright side of the equation as well. Alexander threw...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2017
Last comment by Stanford Professor, on Aug 27, 2017 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1213 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars hit Keeble & Shuchat by breaking through wall

Burglars broke through layers of plaster, plywood, sheetrock and a display case to get inside Keeble & Shuchat Photography...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Raj, on Aug 27, 2017 at 4:48 am | 29 comments | 14205 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to streetlights to address wireless needs

As Palo Alto's voracious appetite for wireless data continues to grow, local streetlight and utility poles are transforming...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Peninsula Commuter, on Aug 26, 2017 at 11:09 pm | 25 comments | 3376 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows fewer downtown workers driving alone

Downtown Palo Alto's service workers are slowly shifting away from solo commuting, a recent survey shows: The rate of those...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by retired SC County Employee, on Aug 26, 2017 at 5:48 pm | 7 comments | 2396 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heat advisory issued for Santa Clara County

A heat advisory has been issued for Santa Clara County starting Sunday morning at 11 a.m. to Monday night at 9 p.m., according...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2017
Last comment by Louise68, on Aug 26, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 3 comments | 1867 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton runs out of time in football loss to Bellarmine

Menlo-Atherton fell behind for the first time with 1:33 left in its season-opening football game with Bellarmine. Despite...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2017
Last comment by EVADNE WILLIAMS, on Aug 26, 2017 at 6:01 am | 1 comment | 862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

As school starts, new social-emotional curriculum debuts

During the first days of school this week, along with finding their lockers and classrooms, Gunn High School freshmen got...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by BP, on Aug 25, 2017 at 9:19 pm | 16 comments | 5561 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Blood Center seeks public's help with donations

A recent drop in blood donations has led the Stanford Blood Center to ask Bay Area residents to donate blood to help meet...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Please Explain, on Aug 25, 2017 at 6:03 pm | 7 comments | 1175 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit finds errors in hundreds of water bills

Hundreds of water customers in Palo Alto received erroneous bills after the city failed to accurately record the size of...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by no confidence, on Aug 25, 2017 at 5:57 pm | 7 comments | 3222 Views
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