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SCHOOLS & KIDS

An Open Letter to the School Board and Superintendent Max McGee

The following is an open letter I wrote to the Palo Alto School Board and Superintendent Max McGee, I am writing this...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by You love speculating, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 9 comments | 929 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manager slain at Palo Alto senior complex described as 'strict,' 'kind'

Residents of a Palo Alto senior-housing complex where two men died last Thursday in a suspected murder-suicide are recalling...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Sue Dremann, Staff Writer, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 2538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State, federal funds sought to save Buena Vista

The effort to prevent the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has spread well beyond the city's borders in recent weeks,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by gz, on Mar 25, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 31 comments | 3376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merrill Newman 'confession' coerced by North Korea

The video and confession by Palo Alto resident and Korean War veteran Merrill Newman by North Korean officials was coerced,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Organiclaws, on Mar 25, 2015 at 4:56 pm | 10 comments | 4636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Took SAT too many decades ago, on Mar 25, 2015 at 4:45 pm | 342 comments | 204561 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens arrested for attempted burglary in Palo Alto

Three East Palo Alto teenagers were arrested Tuesday morning, March 24, after they apparently tried to break into a home...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by CP, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:22 am | 5 comments | 3750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More than her resume

Lynn Ngai is a high-school senior with a three-page resume. It's filled with first-place awards for her violin performances,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 25, 2015 at 6:30 am | 11 comments | 3871 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Through art, Stanford students open conversation about mental health

There are 129 pages of raw, intimate and powerful expressions of the experience of both mental and physical illness in "Release.Restart.Review,"...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by captainjohann, on Mar 24, 2015 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 6702 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google opposes limit on office growth

With debate over commercial growth in Palo Alto set to reignite on Monday night, Google has joined the growing ranks of tech...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Mar 24, 2015 at 9:53 pm | 48 comments | 4419 Views

SPORTS

Stanford baseball snaps five-game losing streak with 7-3 victory

Cardinal corner Logan James provided four innings of scoreless relief and Austin Barr hit a three-run home run to lead Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

SPORTS

Stanford seniors make sure careers don't end just yet

NCAA basketball Tara VanDerveer had some special words for her Stanford women's basketball team before it took the court...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary suspect arrested after standoff in Palo Alto home

Police have arrested a 25-year-old man who barricaded himself in a home on the 900 block of Elsinore Drive in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Overkill?, on Mar 24, 2015 at 9:00 am | 8 comments | 11913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community writes 'love notes' to Palo Alto youth

More than 30 "love notes" to Palo Alto youth were hung by community members from two downtown trees Sunday afternoon after...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 24, 2015 at 8:35 am | 12 comments | 5607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Junior Museum & Zoo would double size

Palo Alto's Junior Museum & Zoo would be demolished and rebuilt at twice its current size as part of an ambitious makeover...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Just right, on Mar 24, 2015 at 2:24 am | 29 comments | 4268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Happening now: Palo Alto police hunt burglary suspect in residential neighborhood

Police in Palo Alto have cornered a man inside a home on the 900 block of Elsinore Drive who they suspect of a residential...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Thank you, PAPD!, on Mar 23, 2015 at 5:31 pm | 5 comments | 2050 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto workshop aims to bridge police-community divide

"There are three things you should never do when a police officer confronts you," retired Judge LaDoris H. Cordell told an...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 23, 2015 at 4:02 pm | 7 comments | 3483 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep girls achieve season-long hoop goal

==BI Weekend prep roundup== The Eastside Prep girls set a goal for themselves as they began the 2014-15 basketball season,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by WTF, on Mar 23, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 1300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:55 pm | 83 comments | 5531 Views

SPORTS

Community notebook: Little League gets gift, plans capital campaign

It's usually not a good thing in baseball to be on the bench, but at the Palo Alto Little League (PALL) ballpark on Middlefield...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jimmy, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 1799 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged wallet thief nabbed near Town & Country in Palo Alto

A man who police said swiped a woman's wallet and cellphone outside Peet's Coffee at Town & Country on Monday evening was...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by shellykay, on Mar 23, 2015 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 3464 Views
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