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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board settles on search firm

Palo Alto school board members Monday agreed to hire a Southern California-based partnership of former California school...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Teachers, too, on Mar 16, 2014 at 8:21 am | 18 comments | 8065 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Parishioners get back beloved church that pastor tried to sell

After being shut out of their church and told to leave the grounds by their pastor last June, the 20 or so members of Zion...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by ChrisC, on Jun 16, 2015 at 12:04 am | 6 comments | 8065 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto may consider contracting sheriff

A potential consideration to outsource police services in East Palo Alto to the San Mateo County Sheriff has a council member...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Feb 2, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 13 comments | 8064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened to our kids in Palo Alto schools ? The spark seems gone.

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Original post made by Sad mother on Jun. 9, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 18, 2007 at 9:37 pm | 48 comments | 8063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents cry foul over parking for proposed office building

Residents concerned about downtown's parking shortage are calling for Palo Alto officials to hit the brakes on approving...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Toxic Mix, on Sep 11, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 23 comments | 8062 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tom DuBois enters race for City Council

Tom DuBois, a Midtown resident who jumped into Palo Alto's land-use politics during last year's heated battle over a housing...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 10, 2014 at 8:22 am | 40 comments | 8062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skills our kids are not learning

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Original post made by Modern Parent on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 29, 2007 at 2:04 pm | 33 comments | 8061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford task force recommends expulsion as 'expected' sanction for sexual assault

A Stanford University task force charged with reviewing and issuing recommendations on sexual-assault policies and procedures...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Nonsense and innocence, on Jun 11, 2016 at 11:07 am | 29 comments | 8061 Views

AROUND TOWN

New emergency-operations center unveiled

Palo Alto's Emergency Operations Center has gone from a dusty, closet-like space only staffed during emergencies to a fully...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Can't have it both ways, on Dec 22, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 10 comments | 8061 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Down times

After three years of chasing dreams and weathering storms in downtown Palo Alto, Lisa and Scott Hunter are packing it in....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by kirby, on May 3, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 52 comments | 8058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board To Vote on Contracts for Legal Services for Academic Year 2013-14

At the May 7th Board Meeting a proposal for the new legal firm contracts was put before the Board. At that meeting school...

Original post made by Also Curious on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by resident, on May 29, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 8058 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford University's Larry Horton to retire

Larry Horton, Stanford University's longtime senior associate vice president and director of government and community relations,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Thanks to Larry, on Jun 19, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 6 comments | 8057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board candidates meet for last forum

The five candidates for Palo Alto Board of Education gathered Friday afternoon at senior center Avenidas for the last scheduled...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by Happy Terman Parent, on Oct 20, 2014 at 2:47 pm | 9 comments | 8056 Views

AROUND TOWN

New grocer revealed for College Terrace Centre

A lease approved by Palo Alto officials for a new family market at the College Terrace Centre on El Camino Real shows that...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 19, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 40 comments | 8056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Academic pressure can shortchange student engagement and passion

We need to listen better. Read the full guest opinion by Shounak Dharap here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/05/05/guest-opinion-academic-pressure-can-shortchang...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by 2 cents, on May 12, 2017 at 3:09 pm | 45 comments | 8055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Festival of the Arts returns to Palo Alto

The annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts returns Aug. 22-23 and will bring together more than 300 hundred artists, local...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Janice Viariseo-Bothwell, on Aug 9, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 8054 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Four game changers of 2014

Jessica Sullivan, Andrew Swanson, Elaine Uang, and Roger Smith worked behind the scenes to bring big changes to Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Deceptive sweettalk, on Dec 27, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 11 comments | 8053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire damages library 'Friends' office, spares books

An early morning fire at Cubberley Community Center damaged the office of "Friends of the Palo Alto Library" Monday, destroying...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Al, on Aug 16, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 18 comments | 8053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bol Park donkeys defended with BB rifle

The owner of the donkey pasture where Palo Alto's two beloved donkeys reside defended the animals on Monday night by shooing...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by JaneP, on Aug 21, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 78 comments | 8052 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New bike boulevards approved in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's effort to get to the front of the peloton of California's most bike-friendly communities received a massive jolt...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jul 1, 2017 at 9:44 pm | 33 comments | 8050 Views
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