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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers less satisfied than parents, principals with longer kindergarten day

While the majority of kindergarten parents and elementary school principals are satisfied with the Palo Alto school district's...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Me 2, on Mar 31, 2017 at 12:56 pm | 13 comments | 4588 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When nature calls

It's hard to enjoy nature when nature calls and there's no room for relief in sight. No wonder then that 81 percent of respondents...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 31, 2017 at 11:46 am | 5 comments | 687 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Electric rates set to surge in Palo Alto

Despite a wet winter that recharged Palo Alto's hydroelectric supplies, the city's electric customers could be in for a shock...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by PT Barnum, on Mar 31, 2017 at 9:38 am | 60 comments | 7307 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survival of the fittest

Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/03/31/survival-of-the-fittest posted Friday, March 31, 2017,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
There are no comments yet. 879 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former state assemblyman wants to reform Prop. 13

The common good has long been former Assemblyman Rich Gordon's aim, whether in his efforts with troubled youth, with an unfair...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by TooFunny, on Mar 31, 2017 at 7:16 am | 140 comments | 5462 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feds Target Local All-Cash Sales

According to today's "The Daily Journal": "Federal officials are turning an eye to the Bay Area's hot housing markets as...

Original post made by about time on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by BP, on Mar 30, 2017 at 11:34 pm | 24 comments | 1415 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Poll: 46% of Millennials want to leave Bay Area

An article in the Mercury News reports on a new poll that suggests 46% of millennials want to leave the Bay Area, see http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/03/30/housing-traffic-woes-stok...

Original post made by Abitarian on Mar. 30, 2017
There are no comments yet. 171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by BalancedParent, on Mar 30, 2017 at 3:54 pm | 487 comments | 329992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Project Safety Net announces new structure

After several years of leadership turnover and uncertainty about its sustainability, Project Safety Net, the Palo Alto youth...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Advocate, on Mar 30, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 2444 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: 'Understanding Islam' speaker series starts in April

Santa Clara County Joe Simitian is looking to increase the public's knowledge of Islam and Muslims through a speaker series...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Mar 30, 2017 at 10:23 am | 9 comments | 2714 Views

AROUND TOWN

TEDx Talk in Palo Alto explores 'identity'

Artists, scientists, authors and tech experts will convene at the Oshman Family JCC on Sunday, April 2, for a discussion...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Mar 29, 2017 at 10:54 pm | 3 comments | 2126 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident celebrates 100th birthday

Delivery-room doctors in Detroit didn't expect Sidney Simon to survive when he came into the world three months early on...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Bryan Wilson, on Mar 29, 2017 at 10:50 pm | 14 comments | 7829 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn bell schedule revised for this fall

To provide time for new social-emotional learning curriculum and to bring Gunn High School into compliance with an instructional...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 29, 2017 at 8:36 pm | 13 comments | 4037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jordan Principal Leaving

We just received word that the Jordan principal was leaving at the end of the year. ...

Original post made by Parent L on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Not Bowers, on Mar 29, 2017 at 6:45 pm | 3 comments | 437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District proposes new school calendar

Under a proposed calendar negotiated with the Palo Alto school district's teachers union, students and staff would have a...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Mar 29, 2017 at 6:36 pm | 19 comments | 4717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo School's Bowen earns CIF Model Coach Award

Menlo School boys water polo coach Jack Bowen is one of 13 coaches around the state to be honored with a CIF Model Coach...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 827 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With some questions, trustees generally support reporting weighted grades

School board members were generally supportive Tuesday night of a proposal to report both unweighted and weighted grade point...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Proven methods, on Mar 29, 2017 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 1873 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford's Bauer named Pac-12's top soccer scholar-athlete

Stanford's Maddie Bauer was named the Pac-12 Women's Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the 2016 season, the Conference...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Changing course, supe recommends reporting both weighted, unweighted GPAs

Despite Palo Alto school district Superintendent Max McGee's personal reservations about the potential downsides of reporting...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Mar 28, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 11 comments | 3521 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes emergency law to protect retail

With several long-time retail establishments recently shutting down to make way for offices in downtown Palo Alto, city officials...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 28, 2017 at 4:36 pm | 70 comments | 7964 Views
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