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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's new on Palo Alto campuses this fall?

It's back to school next week for Palo Alto students, and on four of Palo Alto's 17 campuses — Addison, Fairmeadow...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 19, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 3815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's new 'academic integrity' policy kicks off larger debate

Palo Alto High School Principal Kim Diorio says she wants to send a strong message about school culture with the unveiling...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Truman B. Crpss, on Aug 19, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 63 comments | 6840 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College announces its latest Hall of Fame class

The Menlo College Athletics Department announced its 2014 Hall of Fame class, which will enshrine six former standout student-athletes:...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Bill Egelston, on Aug 19, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 76 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting the most out of high school

After scattering around the globe for the summer, Palo Alto's approximately 4,000 high school students return to school...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Historian, on Aug 19, 2014 at 12:10 pm | 7 comments | 3519 Views

SPORTS

Zhang wins 2; reaches semifinal at Youth Olympic Games

Recent Palo Alto grad Lily Zhang continued her mastery of the international world of women's table tennis, advancing to the...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Chinese Mom, on Aug 19, 2014 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 727 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A long overdue downtown parking initiative

What a difference a week can make. After Monday's ill-advised 5-4 decision to spend $180,000 to conduct studies of a poorly...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Aug 18, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 18 comments | 2546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge sides with family in Palo Alto special education case

A federal judge has sided with a Palo Alto family in an interim ruling that orders the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Aug 18, 2014 at 10:20 pm | 113 comments | 7511 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 18, 2014 at 6:40 pm | 970 comments | 118859 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting leaves one dead, four injured

An unidentified shooter opened fire on a vehicle driving in East Palo Alto Sunday night, leaving one person dead and four...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Aug 18, 2014 at 6:04 pm | 16 comments | 4821 Views

SPORTS

Garko leaving Stanford, baseball for family, opportunity

Ryan Garko had the chance to play baseball at the highest level because of talent, determination and desire. Those traits...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by NorCal Sports, on Aug 18, 2014 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 312 Views

SPORTS

Lichtman serves help keep American women in title chase

The United States women's senior national volleyball team remained in contention, by the slimmest of margins, at the FIVB...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton community rebuilds plane-crash victim's home

Four years after a Tesla employee's plane plummeted into an East Palo Alto neighborhood, destroying Lisa Jones' home and...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by BIG-MISTAKE, on Aug 18, 2014 at 10:29 am | 6 comments | 2265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board OKs 'working cafe' plan for Varsity Theatre in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's Historic Resources Board gave the thumbs up Wednesday to plans for a public "working cafe" in the front courtyard...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by another deep throat, on Aug 17, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 36 comments | 5786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City politics and the debate over traditional vs. modern architecture

Last fall I conducted an opinion poll to gauge Palo Altans' preferences for various architectural styles here and internationally....

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Aug 17, 2014 at 11:22 am | 14 comments | 362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

English 'lanes' limit students

English 'lanes' limit students Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/03/28/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 17, 2014 at 10:14 am | 100 comments | 4951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drowning in Restoration Hardware catalogs

Nancy Reyering and six other volunteers from Woodside and Portola Valley made a delivery to the Restoration Hardware store...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Mac, on Aug 17, 2014 at 10:01 am | 71 comments | 29359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to revamp infamous zoning process

Everyone agrees that Palo Alto's "planned community" zoning process is broken and needs to be fixed. On Wednesday, the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 17, 2014 at 2:39 am | 19 comments | 3068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn teams compete in national engineering contest

Two teams from Gunn High School brainstormed on green technologies and efficient transportation to place in the top 10 in...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Aug 16, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 4 comments | 1575 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to upgrade downtown garages

Seeking to drive commuters out of downtown's residential neighborhoods, Palo Alto officials will shift their focus this week...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 16, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 19 comments | 3671 Views

SPORTS

Enright named first team All-American in water polo

==BI Prep spotlight == Sacred Heart Prep grad Harrison Enright, an incoming freshman at Stanford, leads the list of local...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Girls Water Polo Fan, on Aug 16, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 740 Views
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