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Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
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A musical life, from childhood to nearly 100

Seated at the piano, 97-year-old Kato Reis fills the soaring lobby of Vi at Palo Alto retirement community with Chopin. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What plans for teens "stuck" in town Presidents weekend

Please help me with ideas for middle and high school students to do fun things for 5 day weekend. This has to be things that...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Monica Williams, on Jun 2, 2016 at 10:01 pm | 11 comments | 591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bernie Sanders in Palo Alto today

Six days before the California primary, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be coming to Palo Alto to hold a free...

Original post made on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 2, 2016 at 9:29 pm | 85 comments | 15754 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VIDEOS: State Assembly District 24 candidate interviews

To help voters become familiar with the eight candidates vying to replace Rich Gordon in Sacramento, the Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Wayne Jebian, on Jun 2, 2016 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 1546 Views

RESTAURANTS

A family affair

I'm not sure I could tell a pirozhki from perestroika, but there's a fabulous place in Redwood City where you can learn the...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Tricia Y, on Jun 2, 2016 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 1680 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One hospitalized after hazmat incident in Palo Alto

One person was taken to a hospital and 13 others were evaluated for possible exposure after a hazmat incident in Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by chemist, on Jun 2, 2016 at 1:56 pm | 5 comments | 3417 Views

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Assembly hopefuls to square off in candidates' forum

Eight candidates looking to replace outgoing state Assemblyman Rich Gordon will discuss their political positions on Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Jun 2, 2016 at 1:18 pm | 6 comments | 1679 Views

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Gunn graduate's message: 'We are fighters'

A simple greeting framed the hardest question that students at Henry M. Gunn High School were asked all year: "How are you,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Jun 2, 2016 at 4:40 am | 1 comment | 3260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn again see low state test participation

For the second year in a row, both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools failed to meet the government's required participation...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Bravo, on Jun 1, 2016 at 9:53 pm | 34 comments | 6189 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto woman killed in hit-and-run in San Jose

A woman killed in a hit-and-run collision early Wednesday morning in San Jose has been identified as 22-year-old Alexandra...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 1, 2016 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 4426 Views

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Traffic advisory: Expect heavy traffic for Bernie Sanders rally in Palo Alto Wednesday

Palo Alto police are expecting traffic jams from presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' rally in Palo Alto on Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Lucie, on Jun 1, 2016 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 5351 Views

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School board approves 12 percent pay increases for teachers

The Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday night in a 4-to-1 vote a 12 percent base salary increase for teachers over three...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Attacks, on Jun 1, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 58 comments | 4695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail launches study for Peninsula segment

With plans accelerating for the Bay Area segment of California's high-speed rail line, Palo Alto officials this week called...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 1, 2016 at 4:01 pm | 42 comments | 4103 Views

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Hot weather expected in Bay Area over next three days

Triple-digit temperatures are expected in inland Bay Area locations later this week, National Weather Service officials said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

County eyes safer crossings near schools

Seeking to protect students who use expressway intersections, including one in Palo Alto and two in Los Altos, the Santa...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Jeff, on Jun 1, 2016 at 11:33 am | 11 comments | 2149 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner: The Whole Story

In today's Mercury News, the subject of Brock Turner's sentencing is discussed. It is worth noting what is mentioned in this...

Original post made by Truth, Please on Jun. 1, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jacoubowsky named principal of Juana Briones

Tom Jacoubowsky, former longtime assistant principal at Gunn High School and interim principal of Jordan Middle School this...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Jun 1, 2016 at 9:10 am | 13 comments | 2643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juana Briones principal to head JLS Middle School in Palo Alto

Lisa Hickey, currently the principal of Juana Briones Elementary School, will be leaving to head J.L. Stanford (JLS) Middle...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by Remain anonymous, on Jun 1, 2016 at 6:39 am | 8 comments | 3368 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Build the Monument to Nancy Reagan

As we learned upon Nancy Reagan's recent death, she was the strong animus in the Reagan White House. Ronnie was a lost and...

Original post made by Curmudgeon on May. 31, 2016
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