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SPORTS

Paly grad Adams nominated for NFL Rookie of the Week

Of local note Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams from Palo Alto High is one of five nominees for the NFL's Rookie...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Oct 19, 2014 at 5:17 pm | 8 comments | 1237 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal fumbles away chance at Pac-12 football victory

Stanford had trouble running the ball and holding onto it was also problematic. The result was another Pac-12 Conference...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:28 am | 6 comments | 1502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Holman, Scharff, DuBois, Filseth, Wolbach for City Council

We recommend the re-election of two incumbents, Karen Holman and Greg Scharff, and three newcomers, Tom DuBois, Eric Filseth...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by ssharma, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:28 am | 37 comments | 7939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Palo Alto school chief: Arriving with 'fresh eyes and ears'

Palo Alto's new school-district superintendent says he's coming to town "with fresh eyes and ears" and the goal of creating...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Transparency needed, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:16 am | 94 comments | 8511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A new home for journalism

When Esther Wojcicki arrived to lead Palo Alto High School's journalism program in 1984, she was put in a corner room in...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:13 am | 13 comments | 5278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High School graduates 475

With "Pomp and Circumstance" and the gleeful tossing of mortarboards, 475 students graduated Wednesday evening from Palo...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by village foool, on Oct 19, 2014 at 9:25 am | 14 comments | 539 Views

AROUND TOWN

The butcher, the baker

TheatreWorks sets Steven Sondheim's 1979 musical "Sweeney Todd" in WWII London in the midst of the blitz. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by Christine, on Oct 19, 2014 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto slammed for lack of transparency on Arrillaga proposals

Palo Alto officials circumvented the public process and ignored the city's own policies about leasing of public land when...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by fire the culprit, on Oct 19, 2014 at 8:56 am | 72 comments | 6675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Realm of Darkness spooks 1,000 each year

From the street, Danilo Oxford's Midtown Palo Alto home is neat and well-manicured, with a profusion of flowers accenting...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Moffett Neighbor, on Oct 18, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 10 comments | 8385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: How to help those in crisis

The communities of Palo Alto and Woodside have lost two young people in the past few days to suicide. As we grieve, it is...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by wrong, on Oct 18, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district increases counseling support at Gunn

In the wake of an apparent suicide at the Charleston Road train crossing this week, the Palo Alto school district and its...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by very sad, on Oct 18, 2014 at 11:32 am | 19 comments | 8302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Questions abound over anonymous campaign mailer

An anonymous mailer urging recipients to vote for the three female candidates for Palo Alto's school board went out to an...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Reason, on Oct 18, 2014 at 11:22 am | 24 comments | 2019 Views

BOOKS

An open book

This Saturday, book art enthusiasts will gather at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Community Center for a celebration of paper, bindings,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by paulthomson, on Oct 18, 2014 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PASZ A Trojan Horse

This spring, Mimi Steel, an activist with close ties to the Citizens Alliance for Property Rights (stands for no affordable...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 18, 2014 at 8:56 am | 6 comments | 332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Broad action' encouraged to fix district's achievement gap

The Palo Alto school board and members of the public Tuesday night looked back at the district's history of attempts to improve...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Why dip in math scores, on Oct 18, 2014 at 6:55 am | 17 comments | 1627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly to host three-day grand opening for Media Arts Center

Palo Alto High School is celebrating the opening of its state-of-the-art, multi-million-dollar Media Arts Center next weekend...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 17, 2014 at 10:28 pm | 13 comments | 6125 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local medical facilities amp up Ebola preparedness training

Stanford Medical Center and Palo Alto Medical Foundation are among medical facilities nationwide increasing Ebola preparedness...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 17, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 18 comments | 3249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Verizon wins approval for cell antennas at Little League ballpark

Opponents of Verizon's plan to install a cell antenna at the Little League ballfield on Middlefield Road suffered a second...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Oct 17, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 19 comments | 1997 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate profile: The Organizer; Lydia Kou

Palo Altans generally care about two things: staying alive and new developments (not necessarily in that order). Recent history...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Oct 17, 2014 at 5:42 pm | 5 comments | 466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Letter to Marissa Mayer: Please don't throw your annual Halloween Party at Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary

A few days ago I saw fake grass being placed in the driveway at what was once Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary, Palo Alto's...

Original post made by Professorville Neighbor on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 17, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 22 comments | 754 Views
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