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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Runner killed in accident was 'a great dad'

When runner Amit Goutam Bagchi was struck and killed by a driver in an SUV on Dec. 19, the Palo Alto engineer had been redefining...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Neighbors, on Jan 11, 2016 at 11:41 pm | 14 comments | 10869 Views

MOVIES

A nod to "The Revenant"

It would be really nice if the movie reviews section here on Palo Alto Online would have some space for comments. Peter...

Original post made by Plane Speaker on Jan. 11, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayoral election pushes open-meeting law to the brink

The suspenseful election of Pat Burt and Greg Scharff on Monday night to serve as Palo Alto's mayor and vice mayor marked...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Jan 11, 2016 at 7:16 pm | 73 comments | 4787 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: When journalism is personal: Gunn newspaper shares life's crises

Journalism education usually focuses on mechanics of "news" and putting together a tightly written fact-based story, along...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jan 11, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 4 comments | 4260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cool, calm and collected

During the winter months, Zack Herlick's koi fish slowly mill around near the bottom of his ponds. Bald cypress trees stand...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jaybe, on Jan 11, 2016 at 3:28 pm | 3 comments | 10022 Views

SPORTS

McKenna helps Stanford wrestlers beat Cal Baptist

==BI Cardinal corner == Second-ranked Joey McKenna recorded a major decision at 141 pounds and the Stanford wrestling team...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by JM, on Jan 11, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 2850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo mayor election will be voided after possible Brown Act violations

Menlo Park council member Kelly Fergusson said in an e-mail today (Thursday, Dec. 9) that the election of mayor and vice...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by CitizenZ, on Jan 11, 2016 at 11:52 am | 7 comments | 1805 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill program opens doors for more than its students

The desk was covered with deceptively simple items: thick, easy-to-grasp silicone stands that hold toothbrushes, bright red...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Kristi, on Jan 11, 2016 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 4399 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burt returns to the mayor's chair in Palo Alto

After a pair of close votes, the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night elected Pat Burt and Greg Scharff to serve as the...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by Think Again, on Jan 11, 2016 at 12:27 am | 67 comments | 5822 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is the drive for success making kids ill?

Interesting article from Sunday's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/03/opinion/sunday/is-the-drive-for-success-making-our-children-sick.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSou...

Original post made by Sunday NYT reader on Jan. 2, 2016
Last comment by pamom, on Jan 10, 2016 at 11:11 am | 35 comments | 1685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

new york times article on asian/non division in Princeton high achieving high school

And again in this article we are noted for the super not wanting to "become another Palo Alto" so that is what we are...

Original post made by biggo on Dec. 25, 2015
Last comment by Evidence based Parent, on Jan 10, 2016 at 9:32 am | 85 comments | 2938 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooting was 'unjust,' say parents of man killed by police

The father of William David Raff, the man fatally shot by Palo Alto police on Christmas night, said his only child had a...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 10, 2016 at 8:57 am | 76 comments | 7733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime Palo Alto teacher dies of natural causes

A longtime and much-loved science teacher at Palo Alto High School died of natural causes at his home on Wednesday, Superintendent...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Jan 10, 2016 at 3:19 am | 14 comments | 12205 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Garbage cans causing blight to neighborhoods

I know this is a rant, but I am getting very fed up with the fact that no matter what day of the week or what time of day...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 10, 2016 at 1:58 am | 89 comments | 4412 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Celebration Train to make its debut ride on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Last January, the Bay Area's Freedom Train to honor the civil rights legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made its final...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by James C, on Jan 9, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 2476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christmas tree - collection of

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Original post made by Anna on Jan. 1, 2008
Last comment by Tree Disposal, on Jan 9, 2016 at 4:17 pm | 7 comments | 6875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to require all businesses to compost

Making rules for waste disposal can be a messy business in Palo Alto, as the City Council learned last month when it pondered...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2015
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Jan 9, 2016 at 5:41 am | 12 comments | 4089 Views

SPORTS

Morris earns MAC Hermann Trophy as men's soccer's top player

Stanford forward Jordan Morris capped a storybook collegiate career Friday night as he earned the MAC Hermann Trophy, college...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 8, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 2903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly: Please consider your use of gender in your "Athlete of the Week" Item

I have observed that the Weekly has a "boy athlete of the week" and a "girl athlete of the week" (so denominated on your...

Original post made by Michele Dauber on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Truth, on Jan 8, 2016 at 6:28 pm | 5 comments | 323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finding their own way

"Second-graders, so many of you look ready to be engineers," Olga Tuman said, standing at the white board on a December morning...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by EPACS Teacher, on Jan 8, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 3450 Views
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