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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Under new leadership, Ravenswood to start school consolidation process

The Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto is starting to discuss consolidating schools -- a process that's sure...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Aug 29, 2019 at 9:38 pm | 17 comments | 4732 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto board to study all school names — but first, Ravenswood Middle School

The Ravenswood school board voted unanimously on Thursday to form a board subcommittee to study and make recommendations...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Tuasosopo, on Aug 29, 2019 at 6:59 pm | 6 comments | 2653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Black and White Ball returns with a bang

After a seven-year hiatus, the Black and White Ball is back. First held in 1987 as the key fundraising event for the Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2019
Last comment by High Society In Palo Alto, on Aug 29, 2019 at 6:53 pm | 21 comments | 5107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford is snapping up homes in College Terrace

New research by a group of media organizations has found that Stanford University's housing portfolio may be larger than...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 29, 2019 at 4:49 pm | 105 comments | 13533 Views

SPORTS

Remembering local sportswriter-columnist Rick Chandler

There weren't many things sportwriter-columnist Rick Chandler liked more than coaching youth baseball and basketball. He...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Tim Parsons, on Aug 29, 2019 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 1966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School is in session and prep football is finally at hand

After all those weeks of practice, that elusive target, once shimmering like a mirage under the hot summer sun, is finally...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 29, 2019 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'I don't think there is trust on this board.' Fissures emerge between East Palo Alto school trustees during retreat

Nine months after an election created new dynamics on the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education, the new and...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2019
Last comment by OH GOODNESS!, on Aug 29, 2019 at 11:25 am | 10 comments | 3786 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Macario named Pac-12 soccer Player of Week

Stanford junior Catalina Macario earned the Pac-12 Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honor after scoring a pair...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 28, 2019 at 9:56 pm | 1 comment | 779 Views

AROUND TOWN

A season of plenty: Autumn arts on the Midpeninsula

What do Willie Nelson, stunt dogs, emergency preparedness and man-eating musical plants have in common? They're all a part...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 28, 2019 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 3261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn students join national movement to lower voting age

Students at both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools are mobilizing to demand that their voices -- and their votes -- be recognized...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Great Idea, on Aug 28, 2019 at 4:51 pm | 5 comments | 3283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage affects about 3,300 customers Monday night

A large power outage in Palo Alto has left about 3,300 customers without electricity on Monday night, according to Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 28, 2019 at 4:12 pm | 21 comments | 8873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District leadership asks board to fund school safety positions

With school safety as a top priority at Palo Alto Unified this year, staff are asking the board to allocate upwards of $200,000...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Yuri, on Aug 28, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 2042 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to restore, spruce up new Foothills Park site

Foothills Park is widely considered one of Palo Alto's most pristine treasures, but the latest addition to the exclusive...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 28, 2019 at 10:12 am | 8 comments | 3424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commissioners kick back Castilleja draft environmental impact report for additions

Finding gaps in the Draft Environmental Impact Report for Castilleja School's planned expansion, Palo Alto's Planning and...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Rebecca Eisenberg, on Aug 27, 2019 at 6:27 pm | 44 comments | 5144 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women earn season opening soccer win at Penn State

Junior Catalina Macario sparked Stanford’s season opener Friday, scoring twice as the third-ranked Cardinal women’s soccer...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by LA Tax Man, on Aug 27, 2019 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 1444 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Webcast: The power of ketamine

Palo Alto psychiatrist Rameen Ghorieshi joins Weekly journalists to discuss the potential of ketamine to treat severely depressed...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by , on Aug 27, 2019 at 2:39 am | 1 comment | 2279 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford football standout Andrew Luck calls it quits

Former Stanford All-American quarterback Andrew Luck announced Saturday that he is retiring from the NFL. A four-time Pro...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2019
Last comment by best of luck, on Aug 26, 2019 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2479 Views

AROUND TOWN

New effort in the works to build trail from Bay to ocean

Land conservation agencies and local jurisdictions are teaming up behind a bold new plan to build a trail that would allow...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 26, 2019 at 1:38 pm | 13 comments | 5935 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire damages apartment in Evergreen Park neighborhood

A fire at an apartment building in Palo Alto's Evergreen Park neighborhood was quickly extinguished on Monday morning, according...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2019
Last comment by impressed, on Aug 26, 2019 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 2742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert issued for smoggy conditions expected Monday

A combination of expected high temperatures, light winds and vehicle exhaust has prompted Bay Area air district officials...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Aug 26, 2019 at 12:41 pm | 3 comments | 1310 Views
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