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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New 'homework policy' likely for next year

A new homework policy for Palo Alto students -- with rules outlining specific amounts of time kids should be spending on...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by paly parent, on May 29, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 25 comments | 7494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shirley Temple Black dies at her home in Woodside

Shirley Temple Black died Monday night at her home in Woodside. She was 85. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/02/11/shirley-temple-black-dies-at-her...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Feb 13, 2014 at 8:40 am | 6 comments | 7494 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Groundwater spurs basement changes

For city officials, the basement at 2121 Webster St. is kind of a big deal: the first residential basement project in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 17, 2018 at 10:48 am | 15 comments | 7493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Human trafficking commission to crack down on 'modern-day slavery'

Determined to push human sex and labor trafficking out of Santa Clara County and to prosecute its perpetrators, Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Someone told me....., on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 14 comments | 7493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man remains at large after robbery in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating a robbery in which a man ripped a gold necklace from a woman's neck, according to a police...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jan 9, 2015 at 4:26 am | 19 comments | 7493 Views

AROUND TOWN

New local organization capitalizes on recycled water

When the time comes for lawn watering, why use water fresh from the tap when the option of recycled water is available? For...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 29, 2017 at 10:48 am | 10 comments | 7493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto families warned against too many APs

Palo Alto students and their families are consistently warned against taking on too many advanced placement classes, counselors...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sophomore, on Feb 28, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 101 comments | 7491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Push comes to shove on possible Cubberley deal

Push may finally be coming to shove on the fate of Palo Alto's treasured but dilapidated Cubberley Community Center. ==I...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jun 30, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 14 comments | 7483 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Egg wars' come back to Palo Alto school board

The controversial "egg wars" of last October came back to bite the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday when a lawyer asked...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by enough already, on Jan 25, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 60 comments | 7482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board votes to change calendar

In an emotional split vote, the Palo Alto Board of Education voted early today (Wednesday) to change the district-wide academic...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Student, on May 25, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 248 comments | 7481 Views

SPORTS

High-profile visitors give Walsh a final award

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Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Alison, on Sep 21, 2007 at 3:44 pm | 8 comments | 7481 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto seeks to halt apartment sale

Still reeling from the recent financial implosion of the city's largest landlord, East Palo Alto city officials, tenants...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 27, 2011 at 6:45 pm | 26 comments | 7479 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board agrees to open 13th elementary

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Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 30, 2007 at 4:02 pm | 102 comments | 7478 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

AARP: Every Week Thousands of Americans File Bankruptcy Due to Medical Costs

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Original post made by Divided We Fail on Oct. 11, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:50 am | 36 comments | 7477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

Annabelle Salon & Spa to open in Palo Alto's Charleston Shopping Center while Pet Club closes its doors in Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Bean, on Apr 26, 2016 at 12:53 pm | 8 comments | 7476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yuletide trees spread joy in Old Palo Alto

Debbie Nichols' remembrances of her Old Palo Alto neighborhood at Christmas time do not include colored lights and boughs...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:38 am | 10 comments | 7471 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paly student nearly drowns in school pool

The quick response of Palo Alto High School students and a swim coach to get an unconscious student out of the bottom of...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 31, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 59 comments | 7470 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Renter protection plan fizzles

Palo Alto’s foray into rent stabilization blew up at the starting line Monday night after the City Council majority struck...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Steve Majors, on Oct 21, 2017 at 7:27 pm | 67 comments | 7470 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheese balls, aliens, Angry Birds -- and logical sequencing

The dozens of children who flock to Smita Kolhatkar's lunchtime "Scratch Club" at Barron Park Elementary School create their...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jeanie Smith, on Oct 17, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 3 comments | 7470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uncertainties mount for struggling Caltrain

Facing the looming possibility that Caltrain could go bankrupt if other means of financing are not found, Friends of Caltrain...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 30, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 48 comments | 7470 Views
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