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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens get uplift from downward dog

The physical and mental benefits of practicing yoga are numerous and well-supported by research: decreased stress, enhanced...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Like it, on Dec 2, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 6613 Views

AROUND TOWN

VMware unveils plan for massive campus expansion

Palo Alto's cloud-computing giant VMware is planning to dramatically expand its Stanford Research Park property by adding...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Possible solution, on Apr 30, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 15 comments | 6613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nonprofits seek to help Palo Alto's vehicle dwellers

When Palo Alto officials passed a law Monday banning vehicle dwelling within city borders, they urged members of the nonprofit...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 12, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 35 comments | 6612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

James Keene named new Palo Alto city manager

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Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by George, on Aug 22, 2008 at 9:01 am | 35 comments | 6611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nixes election on Arrillaga's downtown proposal

Faced with a flurry of criticism of a sweeping proposal to build four office towers and a theater in downtown Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Dec 5, 2012 at 10:20 am | 29 comments | 6610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help Senator Feinstein save Sesame Street!

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Original post made by Parent of two PBS Kids Fans on Aug. 4, 2006
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 14, 2006 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 6609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report spreads blame for Cal Ave tree debacle

A confidential personnel report cites multiple errors by several city staff members for a failure in public outreach in the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:27 am | 41 comments | 6608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement gap persists in new state test scores

While school district staff celebrated at Tuesday's school board meeting the high achievement of most Palo Alto Unified students...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by @tension, on Oct 5, 2015 at 10:52 pm | 46 comments | 6608 Views

BOOKS

Hundreds line up for former president Jimmy Carter

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park to exchange a quick smile with former...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Which Carter?, on Oct 29, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 16 comments | 6607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District plan sets goals for learning-disabled and other students

A state-mandated plan that aims to help underperforming Palo Alto students but could benefit all students was praised by...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Just Sayin', on May 24, 2014 at 10:47 am | 12 comments | 6605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to elect new school board members

Palo Alto's at-times divisive school board campaign will reach the finish line tonight, with candidates Terry Godfrey, Jay...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 6604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New OCR case opened as another is closed

Even as they found "insufficient evidence" in a disability investigation against the Palo Alto school district, federal investigators...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Perspectives, on May 6, 2014 at 9:22 am | 22 comments | 6603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure A is vital for school excellence

Ballots went out this week for another crucially important election in Palo Alto: a mail-in-only vote on whether to renew...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by JFT, on Apr 28, 2010 at 12:14 am | 49 comments | 6601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College counselors hurtful, Gunn grads say

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Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Joana Mandoli, on Jul 24, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 41 comments | 6599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cautious route on Cal Ave chain store ban

The goal sounds simple: Protect California Avenue's quirky character and mom-and-pop shops from an influx of offices and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on May 22, 2015 at 1:54 pm | 37 comments | 6599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homeless in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Jan. 13, 2007
Last comment by just thinkin', on Jun 13, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 15 comments | 6598 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Susan Wojcicki takes over as YouTube CEO

Susan Wojcicki, a Palo Alto native known for renting her Menlo Park garage out to Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Unaffected?, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 5 comments | 6597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Getting a pulse' on Palo Alto teens

Nearly 200 Palo Alto teens ponder the question "What's it like to be you?" in a narrated art exhibit that's opening Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Betty, on Mar 22, 2014 at 10:01 am | 3 comments | 6596 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enrollment shortfall, poor planning, sparked Sofia crisis, new president says

Enrollment shortfalls combined with a lack of planning led to the current financial crisis at Sofia University, the school's...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Clusterf---, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 6595 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Painter/Stenciler Recommendation?

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Original post made by Midtowner on Jul. 7, 2006
Last comment by Carol Blitzer, on Jul 17, 2006 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 6595 Views
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