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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals named for Addison, Fairmeadow and Ohlone

Veteran educators Amanda Boyce, Grant Althouse and Louise "Nicki" Smith were named Monday to take the helms at Addison, Fairmeadow...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on May 13, 2014 at 12:49 am | 34 comments | 4411 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite sharing best record with Paly, Gunn girls win title

Prep lacrosse The Gunn and Palo Alto girls split their regular-season lacrosse matches in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Editors, Please fix, on May 12, 2014 at 9:51 pm | 3 comments | 959 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls new fees for emergency medical services

Palo Alto may soon create fees for emergency services that involve medical treatment but do not include a trip to the emergency...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Senior citizen, on May 12, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 24 comments | 4805 Views

SPORTS

Stanford tops Pac-12 with six players picked in NFL Draft

Stanford had a record-tying six former players selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, tying the mark previously set in 1972, 1975,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 12, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Counseling, scaled-back summer school on board agenda

Updates on this year's summer school as well as on counseling programs in Palo Alto's middle schools and high schools will...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on May 12, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 45 comments | 2664 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man sentenced to year in jail for Portola Valley attack

A 22-year-old Palo Alto man was sentenced to one year in jail on May 9 after having pleaded no contest to charges of auto...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Geography Whiz, on May 12, 2014 at 9:44 am | 7 comments | 2209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto eyes expanded electric-vehicle requirements

Palo Alto's enthusiastic efforts to promote electric vehicles could receive another jolt Tuesday night, when a City Council...

Original post made on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Midtown, on May 11, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 6 comments | 3237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss semi-finalists for Skelly replacement

Palo Alto school board members will meet behind closed doors Wednesday, April 30, to review applications of eight semi-finalists...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on May 11, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 56 comments | 6685 Views

SPORTS

Stanford tennis teams are headed to NCAA tournamemts

The Stanford men's and women's tennis teams have something in common as both will compete in their respective NCAA tournaments...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on May 11, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 476 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SamTrans cuts peak Palo Alto-San Francisco bus service

A series of sweeping, system-wide changes for SamTrans means that Palo Alto residents now must hop-scotch through bus transfers...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by jo g, on May 11, 2014 at 11:10 am | 22 comments | 6677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Airplane Noise

The deadline for submittal of public comment for the Environmental Assessment report for FAA actions has been extended to...

Original post made by Catherine on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 10, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 71 comments | 1372 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto panel tackles housing issues

Affordable housing in Palo Alto is not only an urgent need but also a virtual oxymoron and a subject heated enough to spark...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 10, 2014 at 11:06 am | 28 comments | 4164 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Not your usual startups

They're atypical Palo Alto entrepreneurs. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/05/09/not-your-usual-startups...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Deep Throat, on May 10, 2014 at 10:44 am | 6 comments | 6557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto grad Adams waiting for phone call on draft day

Palo Alto High grad Davante Adams has faced all kinds of coverages during his brief two-year college football career at Fresno...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by former paly parent, on May 10, 2014 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 2505 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What does new home construction cost these days?

Folks, I live in a 1950 Eichler and am planning a remodel that will touch most of the house except for the existing foundation and...

Original post made by Resident of Midtown on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by ModularHomeOwner, on May 10, 2014 at 12:30 am | 52 comments | 19931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent evaluation news needed

We have no news from the evaluation of the superintendent by the board from the February 6 meeting. Can the Weekly ask a...

Original post made by Evaluate this! on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Money well spent, on May 9, 2014 at 10:45 pm | 58 comments | 4336 Views

SPORTS

Paly bounces Wilcox from SCVAL De Anza Division playoffs

Palo Alto senior pitcher Chris Smith threw a one-hit, seven-inning shut out to lead the Vikings to a 5-0 victory over visiting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 9, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 929 Views

SPORTS

Murphy leaves Gunn, takes over girls' basketball team at SHP

After just one year as head coach of the Gunn girls' basketball program, Melanie Murphy is moving on. The move to her next...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Disappointed, on May 9, 2014 at 11:02 am | 11 comments | 2403 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Sylva, Harris for Judge

Voters are at a severe disadvantage when trying to determine the best judicial candidates in contested judge races. Read...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2350 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Should the USA get involved in Nigeria, because girls got kidnapped?

300 girls kidnapped by Islamists in Nigeria. Now we have women in Congress demanding that the USA use all means to get them...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Waste, on May 8, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 10 comments | 453 Views
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