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District defends itself in student-DNA case

The Palo Alto school district has fired back in response to an amicus brief the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Ada, on Oct 24, 2016 at 9:57 pm | 27 comments | 6063 Views


Stanford resident dies in crash on Skyline Boulevard

A 25-year-old Stanford resident died when his SUV crashed into a tree on Skyline Boulevard south of Portola Valley in San...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Phillip Restivo , on Oct 24, 2016 at 8:08 pm | 3 comments | 4461 Views


Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre closes for remodel

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre has closed for significant interior renovations, with new seating, updated restrooms and an...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Judy Adams, on Oct 24, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 26 comments | 7895 Views


ARB strikes down proposed University Avenue building

After three years of revisions, hearings and neighborhood disputes, Elizabeth and Jaime Wong's proposal to construct a four-story...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Election, on Oct 24, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 21 comments | 5675 Views


Time to make a change at QB after 10-5 loss to Colorado

A 10-5 game in baseball is something of a slugfest. A 10-5 game in football is something Stanford found itself on the short...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by Julie Armitano, on Oct 24, 2016 at 1:16 pm | 6 comments | 1771 Views


SH Prep's Burke named a CCS fall sports honor coach

Sacred Heart Prep girls water polo coach Jon Burke earned a CCS Fall Sports Honor Coach Award, it was announced Monday. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathryn Rakow, on Oct 24, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 713 Views


Happy trails for Michael Closson

When Michael Closson moved from New York state to Palo Alto in 1972 to work at Stanford University, his new job as assistant...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Todd Martin KIng, on Oct 24, 2016 at 12:35 pm | 8 comments | 3490 Views


Six compete to lead Foothill-De Anza district

This November, voters in several north county and west valley cities will decide who will lead the Foothill-De Anza Community...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Ken Horowitz , on Oct 24, 2016 at 8:04 am | 3 comments | 1760 Views


Editorial: Veenker for Assembly

As one would expect for an open legislative seat, the race to replace termed-out State Assemblyman Rich Gordon has attracted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 23, 2016 at 10:40 pm | 50 comments | 9236 Views


Council race heats up in Palo Alto

With just days to go until the filing deadline, the race for the City Council in Palo Alto is suddenly heating up, with four...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Oct 23, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 56 comments | 7154 Views


Editorial: Chipping away at proposed office cap

The surprising consensus that emerged three months ago with a unanimous vote of the Palo Alto City Council — creating...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by History Repeats, on Oct 23, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 44 comments | 3917 Views


Former vice president of SAP charged with insider trading, money laundering

A San Mateo man was charged in a federal indictment for his alleged role in a scheme to commit insider trading and money...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Look it up, on Oct 23, 2016 at 3:15 pm | 5 comments | 4397 Views


Cost/Type of Special Ed

I'm curious what PAUSD spends on Special Ed, how many kids we have enrolled, by severity/type, ideally at which school level...

Original post made by Info on Special Ed on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by NPSs, on Oct 23, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 10 comments | 345 Views


Election '16: Deciding Palo Alto's future

What kind of city should Palo Alto strive to become? Read the full story here

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Nancy Lowe, on Oct 23, 2016 at 11:28 am | 74 comments | 10731 Views


School board candidates discuss equity, access

The five candidates for school board agreed in a forum Saturday morning that teacher training, early intervention, better...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2016
Last comment by CAC Member, on Oct 22, 2016 at 10:16 pm | 14 comments | 2402 Views


VIDEO: Behind the Headlines -- Palo Alto election, East Palo Alto evictions

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Editor Jocelyn Dong and reporters Sue Dremann and Gennady...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by scared for our future, on Oct 22, 2016 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1296 Views


How do I get off Joe Simitian's list? I am tired of the voicemails.

I can't find it on his website. Thanks to anyone for your help....

Original post made by Frustrated on Oct. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 66 Views


Wong takes big lead in Foothill-De Anza fundraising

Cupertino City Councilman Gilbert Wong has raised the most cash out of the six candidates vying for a seat on Foothill-De...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by SC resident, on Oct 22, 2016 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 1886 Views


Brain magic

James Doty, a professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University and director of the Center of Compassion and Altruism Research...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 22, 2016 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 4890 Views


Huge political contributions spark outcry, suspicion

As September wound down, Palo Alto City Council candidate Lydia Kou's campaign had plenty of endorsements but not a lot of...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Not so Fine, on Oct 21, 2016 at 6:37 pm | 3 comments | 164 Views
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