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MOVIES

The accidental tourist

Maria Vaccaro appears to have that enviable European ease with languages. Her dark eyes animated, she slips quickly from...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Sezen Tezic, on Nov 14, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments | 9040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers propose new classes for Palo Alto

Palo Alto school board members reacted to teachers' proposals for a host of new class offerings for 2014-15, and indicated...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Jan 30, 2014 at 10:22 pm | 63 comments | 9038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Office for Civil Rights opens sexual-assault investigation at Stanford University

Stanford University has joined the growing list of universities under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education Office...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Alphonso, on Mar 6, 2015 at 9:42 am | 7 comments | 9038 Views

BOOKS

Chamber, Weekly announce Tall Tree Award winners

Volunteer Cathy Kroymann, Police Chief Dennis Burns, Sheraton-Westin Hotels and Palo Alto Community Child Care will be recognized...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Alex, on Mar 4, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 5 comments | 9031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

An airman's final homecoming

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Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Jun. 23, 2006
Last comment by Bill Bell, on Jun 24, 2006 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 9030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood School District superintendent tackles growing housing crisis

Ravenswood School District's top official says the lack of affordable housing has led more than 1,000 of the district's students...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by member , on Mar 27, 2017 at 12:19 pm | 7 comments | 9029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Breaking the silence

Robin Thomas matriculated at Stanford University in the fall of 2008, and after a few months he was thinking about leaving....

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by ADHD in PAUSD, on May 17, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 17 comments | 9020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McGee: Tax renewal would protect Palo Alto school programs

Local voters have long supported the Palo Alto Unified School District to ensure we can provide a world-class education for...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2015 at 10:45 am | 157 comments | 9020 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA refuses to budge on Page Mill gym closure

A special meeting between leaders of the YMCA of Silicon Valley and members of the Page Mill YMCA branch to discuss staving...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sea=Seelam, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 49 comments | 9015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preparing for the unthinkable: School district maintenance foreman develops emergency-response system

In the event that a shooting were to take place at one of Palo Alto Unified School District's 17 campuses, teachers would...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Saving lives, on Mar 2, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 14 comments | 9012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board views mixed about planned Elks Lodge

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Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Thanks, Chris, on Jan 13, 2011 at 5:28 am | 22 comments | 9011 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Avenue redesign stalled by lawsuits

Palo Alto's ambitious quest to turn California Avenue into the next University Avenue or Mountain View's Castro Street is...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Evan Thomas, on May 2, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 94 comments | 9011 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA plans $181,000 green-coordination effort

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Original post made on Jun. 17, 2007
Last comment by Marvin, on Jun 20, 2007 at 6:42 pm | 15 comments | 9003 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police: Expect traffic disruptions for President Obama's visit to Stanford

President Barack Obama is in Palo Alto Friday, Feb. 13, for a cybersecurity summit at Stanford University. Palo Alto commuters...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by A, on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 9003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

More than 80 Palo Alto high school seniors were named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists on Thursday. They are in the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2015
Last comment by Congrats, on Sep 14, 2015 at 4:37 pm | 7 comments | 8999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The art of science

Last month, in what is being called a "re-imagining of the humanities," Stanford University announced the creation of two...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julian, on Apr 4, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 8998 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission set for a shake-up

While Palo Alto prepares to elect new City Council members in November, another heated race is quietly taking place behind...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by One more about Palantir, on Sep 26, 2016 at 11:44 pm | 25 comments | 8995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps neighborhood trash experiment

A pilot program to reduce residents' trash and make the sorting of waste simpler in one south Palo Alto neighborhood has...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hywel from Wales, on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:08 am | 31 comments | 8993 Views

MOVIES

New movie captures complexity of Steve Jobs, colleague says

"Steve Jobs," the movie that was written by Aaron Sorkin and opened in Palo Alto last week, artfully captures the character...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by @a, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 18 comments | 8988 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto to celebrate 50th anniversary of March on Washington tonight

Fifty years ago this month, Martin Luther King Jr. called upon Americans to "let freedom ring ... from every village and...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by ML, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:35 am | 15 comments | 8986 Views
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Palo Alto: Bon Vivant to be replaced by bakery
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 3,196 views

What’s Wrong with This?
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,235 views

The first few weeks
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 831 views

 

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