Survey: We love our neighborhoods but are miffed by development
Palo Altans generally feel rosy about their hometown, but attitudes tend to sour when the conversation shifts to housing,... Last comment 3 hours ago | 35 comments
School board approves increased parcel tax
The Palo Alto school board unanimously passed just after midnight on Tuesday night a $758, six-year parcel tax that will... Last comment 3 hours ago | 51 comments
School district responds to teen's death
Palo Alto school officials have confirmed that a male Gunn High School senior died by suicide near his residence early Saturday... Last comment on Jan 29, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 119 comments
"Gunn at Palo Alto "
Gunn's Stephen Martin won a major decision at 182 to rally the Titans from a 22-12 deficit. Photo by Butch Garcia. Submitted by Palo Alto Online on Jan 24, 2014
Do Palo Alto's high schools give too much homework?
In an effort to change the culture around homework, and at the same time improve students' learning, more and more Gunn and Paly teachers have begun experimenting with innovative educational strategies that challenge traditional notions of homework. Friday, 7:41 AM | 46 comments
Howe gets it done in two events for Stanford swimming
Sacred Heart Prep grad Ally Howe was one of three double winners for the second-ranked Stanford women's swimming and diving team, which downed visiting UCLA, 151-92, in a Pac-12 meet Friday. Lia Neal and Kassidy Cook also won twice.
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A Most Violent Year
"We Set the Standard" goes the motto of Standard Heating Oil, the fictional small business at the center of urban drama "A Most Violent Year." The motto slyly announces the allegory writer-director J.C. Chandor is after, but could just as well descri...... Read the full review
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