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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Hard school lessons

The revelation that former Palo Alto High School Principal Phil Winston engaged in "unprofessional conduct and unsatisfactory...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Perspectives, on Apr 13, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 5310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents giving teachers gifts before they give kids grades

My daughter told me that some of the parents now go to the teachers after the kids have taken tests and give them presents....

Original post made by Theresa on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by creepy, on Apr 13, 2014 at 10:19 am | 24 comments | 2124 Views

SPORTS

Kris Weems returns to Menlo School as the new athletic director

Menlo School has dug into its past to find a leader for the future, hiring Kris Weems as its new athletic director. Weems,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 12, 2014 at 11:46 pm | 10 comments | 4533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student service entrepreneurs think globally and locally

The global and the local are on the minds of Gunn High School students who recently won small grants to fund their community...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by revdreileen, on Apr 12, 2014 at 8:28 pm | 4 comments | 1893 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

TiVo question/complaint

Several years ago, I purchased a Tivo with a lifetime service contract. I expressed concern about the product being obsoleted...

Original post made by consumer on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by consumer, on Apr 12, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 11 comments | 1033 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning department proposal draws fire

In most cities, the job description of the city's deputy planning director wouldn't cause a ripple of opposition. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Echoes of recent events, on Apr 12, 2014 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to widen El Camino sidewalks suffers setback

With pressure mounting against Palo Alto's effort to widen sidewalks on El Camino Real, the city's planning commissioners...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 12, 2014 at 9:01 am | 29 comments | 11488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where is my print copy of the Weekly??

When USPS was handling home delivery of the Weekly I got it like clockwork every week in my mailbox. When they switched...

Original post made by disgruntled on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Apr 11, 2014 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 396 Views

SPORTS

Record run by Stanford's Solomon could be just the start

Steven Solomon's record-breaking 400-meter run in Melbourne on Saturday was satisfying on many levels for both Solomon and...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Apr 11, 2014 at 5:18 pm | 3 comments | 5412 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Rio 2'

Rio 2, like its predecessor, is a run of the mill CGI-animated kid flick, Palo Alto film critic Peter Canavese says. Yet,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 11, 2014 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 8010 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Altans use Kickstarter to fund dream projects

A handful of Palo Alto Kickstarter campaigners who live only a few miles from the top-notch Sand Hill Road venture-capital...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Hahaha, on Apr 11, 2014 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 13480 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Child molester sentenced to 12 years

An East Palo Alto man who molested his 5-year-old cousin has been sentenced to 12 years in state prison, according to the...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Crazy Law, on Apr 11, 2014 at 1:14 am | 3 comments | 3200 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to widen sidewalks meets resistance on El Camino Real

A regional drive to turn El Camino Real into a pedestrian-friendly boulevard clashed with thorny reality Tuesday night as...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Planning Commissioners, on Apr 10, 2014 at 5:28 pm | 20 comments | 15930 Views

AROUND TOWN

With funding in place, Magical Bridge moves forward

When a group of Palo Alto parents first approached city leaders in 2008 with a proposal to build the city's first truly inclusive...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Abilities United, on Apr 10, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 11 comments | 4379 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wall Street Journal article about the homeless of Palo Alto

Article in today's Wall Street Journal about Palo Alto's homeless residents, including retired professionals who lost their...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by James, on Apr 10, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 14 comments | 875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nueva Upper School feedback

I am looking at high school options, and the fairly new high school Nueva Upper School seems to be saying the right things...

Original post made by Ana18 on Apr. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 476 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Robots fly, swim and mow lawns at 'block party'

They ranged from funky robot pirates to sleek, sophisticated surgical devices and a robotic guide for the blind that could...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Meds, on Apr 10, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 5104 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP pays $108 million to settle bribery investigation

Palo Alto-based Hewlett-Packard has agreed to pay a $108 million settlement following an investigation by the U.S. Department...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, on Apr 9, 2014 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 3178 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County opts for new strategy to fight TB

Tuberculosis rates are on the decline throughout the U.S., but in Santa Clara County the numbers remain high. With more cases...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by j99, on Apr 9, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 7 comments | 5545 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto native joins MLS's New England Revolution

Professing he will continue to "keep his head down and continue to work hard", former Santa Clara University goalkeeper Larry...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Ali P, on Apr 9, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 1683 Views
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