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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School calendar meeting today...ski week or no ski week?

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Original post made by PAUSD parent on Jun. 7, 2006
Last comment by PAUSD parent, on Sep 23, 2006 at 3:17 pm | 21 comments | 9167 Views

AROUND TOWN

is Mark Zuckerberg abandoning Palo Alto for a more vibrant neighborhood

Story in the Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/matier-ross/article/Mark-Zuckerberg-manse-undergoes-extreme-makeover-4815217.php...

Original post made by fb on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Sep 16, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 9166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto lawyer takes aim at California's 'broken' education-funding system

Nancy Krop had built a notable career as a civil rights lawyer when her child reached school age and she stumbled upon a...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Edturlti, on Aug 19, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 23 comments | 9165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farewell to Mike Dawson

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Original post made by Shannon on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 7, 2007 at 7:06 pm | 12 comments | 9165 Views

BOOKS

'Walking tour' book lists Palo Alto historical sites

The Palo Alto Historical Association has published a new book that provides a walking tour of 43 sites of sites of historical...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Apr 11, 2010 at 10:02 am | 19 comments | 9162 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed while crossing Embarcadero is identified

A Palo Alto woman who died after being hit by a pick-up truck Friday night, Jan. 25, has been identified by the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by anon too, on Dec 16, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 119 comments | 9160 Views

BOOKS

Old, but still kicking

"Old Ladies," by Nancy Huddleston Packer, John Daniel & Company, McKinleyville, Ca., 174 pp., $15 Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Earline Reid, on Nov 25, 2014 at 9:37 am | 3 comments | 9148 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are Eichlers a pain? Does this Chron article speak to your experience?

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Original post made by Jeremy Loski on Jul. 29, 2006
Last comment by Old News, on May 2, 2008 at 4:16 pm | 14 comments | 9147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peter deCourcy Hero, who transformed Silicon Valley philanthropy, has died

The man who was instrumental in helping tech tycoons channel their millions to charitable giving, Peter deCourcy Hero, has...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by From Mtn View, on Aug 23, 2016 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 9147 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP Chairman Ralph Whitworth resigns for health reasons

Hewlett-Packard Co. board chairman Ralph Whitworth is resigning July 16 for health reasons, the Palo Alto company announced...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Be Well, on Jul 16, 2014 at 2:27 am | 3 comments | 9147 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EdTech conference and Google-fest hit Palo Alto this weekend

A glimpse into 22nd century education – and a giant sales pitch for all things Google – are in the offing this...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:09 am | 15 comments | 9146 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board wants to renew Cubberley lease

Palo Alto school board members Tuesday indicated they want to begin discussions with the City of Palo Alto on renewal of...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on May 30, 2013 at 3:46 pm | 8 comments | 9145 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After resounding defeat, the lessons of Maybell

Housing advocates clashed with neighborhood preservationists in Palo Alto on Election Night. When the dust settled, it wasn't...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by PA Dweller, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 9145 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rev. Jesse Jackson to East Palo Alto: Fight gentrification

East Palo Alto residents must fight to keep their city, and the Rev. Jesse Jackson encouraged them to organize. Otherwise,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 21, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 17 comments | 9145 Views

RESTAURANTS

Smoke gets in your eyes

Now we can relax: The new Dittmer's smells the same as the old Dittmer's — smoky. Over a year and a half since fire...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Gisele, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 9139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New superintendent dreams big for Ravenswood

Surveying East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District with fresh eyes, new Superintendent Gloria Hernandez sees a lot...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by OPar, on Jan 23, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 5 comments | 9138 Views

RESTAURANTS

Anyone eaten at

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Original post made by Toni Deser on Jul. 10, 2006
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 22, 2007 at 9:08 pm | 17 comments | 9136 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

AT&T's sweeping antenna plan wins final OK

A contentious plan by AT&T to mount dozens of antennas on utility poles throughout Palo Alto cruised to the finish line Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Don't Freaking Fry Me, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:51 pm | 26 comments | 9135 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police detonate suspicious package in Palo Alto

A suspicious device found on a residential lawn in Palo Alto Friday, Aug. 17, was at first suspected of being an acid bomb...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 21, 2012 at 8:23 am | 66 comments | 9133 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford is shopping for firefighting service

Stanford University is looking around for a new provider of firefighting services, a move that could transform or even end...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Equestrienne, on Dec 27, 2013 at 6:36 pm | 24 comments | 9123 Views
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Cherries and Berries
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Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength . . .
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Meeting Other New Parents
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