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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donations pour in to thank Palo Alto track guards

An effort to thank the security guards who stand watch at several Palo Alto train crossings started as a hopeful Facebook...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by A Parent, on Jan 1, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 28 comments | 8094 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District announces elementary leadership shuffle

Four of Palo Alto's 12 elementary school principals will be moving to new positions next school year, with most of them leaving...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Tiger Moms, on Mar 9, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 10 comments | 8093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD needs an independent public investigation of bullying and student civil rights

Along with many Palo Alto residents, I was disappointed to learn last week that the US Department of Education's Office of...

Original post made by Ken Dauber on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Edmund Burke, on Apr 5, 2013 at 12:32 am | 29 comments | 8091 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

AIG and the Bail Out

Things are heating up all over the place 1/ Anger Over Firm Depletes Obama's Political Capital President Obama's...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Mar 28, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 66 comments | 8091 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smoke from fires coming down peninsula

Smoke from the massive wildfires in In Northern California is now reaching the Bay Area, prompting an alert from public officials...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Teacher, on Aug 16, 2015 at 8:12 am | 13 comments | 8089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Developer Roxy Rapp chases down alleged thief

The real estate business lends itself to financial rather than criminal excitement, or at least it's supposed to. But a local...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Linda DuPertuis, on Apr 26, 2016 at 10:41 pm | 10 comments | 8088 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Skeptical council not sold on Page Mill development

A plan to replace four homes on a busy stretch of Page Mill Road with a three-story building featuring apartments, office...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Jan 29, 2015 at 12:33 pm | 36 comments | 8087 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area has most 'mega commuters' in nation

Bay Area residents are more than four times more likely to be "mega commuters," according to a new report by the U.S. Census...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Mar 9, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 29 comments | 8085 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike improvements eyed around Palo Alto high schools

With about two dozen bike projects already in the works in Palo Alto, city officials are preparing to sign off on two more...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Paly parent, on Aug 14, 2015 at 11:34 am | 31 comments | 8083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman gives birth on Palo Alto street Monday afternoon

A woman who gave birth on a secluded Palo Alto street on Monday was aided by residents who heard her scream and saw her running...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by wayne, on Jul 7, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 8083 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Do not enter signs on the children's bedroom doors

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Original post made by Wondering on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by Leslie, on Nov 2, 2006 at 6:05 am | 5 comments | 8079 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support the Magical Bridge playground at Mitchell Park

Palo Alto Community, Right in time for the holiday season, is a cause which needs your help to become a reality. The...

Original post made by Jill Asher on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Peter Chen, on Nov 12, 2012 at 6:20 pm | 10 comments | 8077 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to visit the Bay Area

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 7, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 16 comments | 8073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Boutique hotel coming to downtown

Ten million bucks. That's the price tag to transform the dilapidated Casa Olga in downtown Palo Alto into a boutique hotel....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by free, on Apr 10, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 10 comments | 8072 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA proposes mandatory prison term for sexual-assault crimes

In the wake of widespread outrage over the three months former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner will spend...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by More smears from rapists, on Jun 23, 2016 at 3:15 pm | 30 comments | 8071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto votes to fight PG&E 'power grab'

Palo Alto will battle a PG&E-backed statewide ballot initiative that would make it more difficult for public electricity...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Fireman, on Feb 8, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 47 comments | 8071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Choirs Sweep Anaheim Heritage Festival Awards

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Original post made by Theresa on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by Shannon, on Jan 7, 2009 at 9:52 pm | 10 comments | 8066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Top administrator, middle school principal to resign

More leadership shakeups are on the way for the Palo Alto Unified School District, with its chief student services officer...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2017
Last comment by Change the Culture, on May 21, 2017 at 8:16 am | 20 comments | 8066 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helping Henry

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Original post made on Aug. 22, 2007
Last comment by Patricia, on Mar 18, 2008 at 9:35 pm | 10 comments | 8064 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to fix glass shards in California Avenue sidewalks

Responding to citizen complaints about polished glass shards in the new California Avenue sidewalks, Palo Alto is preparing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 23, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 61 comments | 8062 Views
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Palo Alto: Bon Vivant to be replaced by bakery
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