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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates question one other

One portion of Thursday's debate featured questions from the candidates to each other. The questions and brief summaries...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Parent too, on Sep 15, 2014 at 11:52 am | 11 comments | 4576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feds indict pair for mortgage fraud

A local mortgage broker has been indicted and faces 760 years in federal prison for defrauding banks in a loan scheme that...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by WhetherMan, on Sep 15, 2014 at 11:45 am | 8 comments | 3752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto high schools score high in Newsweek rankings

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools rated better than 99.7 percent of U.S. public high schools in Newsweek Magazine's "America's...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by My Take, on Sep 15, 2014 at 11:23 am | 32 comments | 7628 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An 'iconic' bridge?

We are delighted to see the city moving forward with plans for a new pedestrian and bike bridge across 101, but we would...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 14, 2014 at 10:39 pm | 32 comments | 3236 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"A" for the Palo Alto Police Department; "F" for our abysmal mental health system

My 37 year old son has suffered from severe mental illness for almost 15 years now. Like many others who have similar diagnoses,...

Original post made by John Jacobs on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 10 comments | 2502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's own gelataio

There's something different about Gelataio, Palo Alto's newest gelato shop and the first retailer to open at brand-new development...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by stephen levy, on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 3365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates answer additional questions

School board candidates answered a number of questions posed by moderator Joe Simitian or submitted by the audience. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 14, 2014 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 3127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates' answers to the Weekly's questions

The first portion of Thursday's debate featured answers to seven questions prepared by the Weekly and posed to the candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3674 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes, new features for Town Square

As some of you have noticed, we are in the process of making a few changes in how Town Square operates. These stem from our...

Original post made by Bill Johnson on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Quibble, on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:30 am | 19 comments | 6627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates for Palo Alto school board debate the issues

In their first debate of the fall campaign season, the five candidates vying for two seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Parent too, on Sep 13, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 90 comments | 6928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A breath of fresh air

School district Superintendent Max McGee has been on the job for just over a month, but he has already demonstrated an ability...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by a parent, on Sep 13, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 10 comments | 3781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Math Flow - Lower Lanes vs Higher Lanes

My son insists in transfering to lower lane math even though his grades in the higher lane math are good. The main reason...

Original post made by Kira on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:27 am | 64 comments | 4675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn football began with an inauspicious start in 1964

==BI Gunn turns 50== Gunn High has turned 50. This celebration begs for something more than just a cake with a bonfire of...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 1291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Making music, changing lives

What makes Bodhi Tree Concerts North truly different is its mission: to use music as a catalyst for social change. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Elsa Schafer, on Sep 13, 2014 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 1308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google brings flicker of hope to Palo Alto's fiber dream

After failing in its initial bid to win Google Fiber and deliver high-speed Internet to the city's masses, Palo Alto is now...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Sep 13, 2014 at 12:04 am | 67 comments | 16804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council looks to protect city's retail

Concerned about office buildings squeezing out local neighborhood-serving retailers, Palo Alto officials on Monday proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Pichlerova, on Sep 12, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 29 comments | 3810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feature story: Teacher to the world

Can a hedge-fund guy find fame, fortune and fulfillment as a social entrepreneur? Meet Sal Khan of Mountain View, an MIT-trained...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Dutch Uncle, on Sep 12, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 18 comments | 3459 Views

SPORTS

Shaw and Stanford not yet ready to hit the panic button

Maybe something positive did come out of last weekend's 13-10 loss to visiting USC. It has strengthened Stanford's resolve....

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Al Tough, on Sep 12, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 1550 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford police seek witnesses to campus assault

The Stanford Department of Public Safety is asking that witnesses or those with information about an assault that took place...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by student, on Sep 12, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 1917 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Festival of Fall Arts

Fall is here, and as all art lovers know, that means a fresh new arts season is upon us. In the following pages, you'll find...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Sep 12, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 3829 Views
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The Remedy to Inadequate Citizen Input? More of the same
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