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SCHOOLS & KIDS

$75K for a fake ACT score? Students say cheating happens without the big bucks

Last week's federal indictment of 50 people in a nationwide college-admissions bribery scheme pulled the curtain back on...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Mar 25, 2019 at 11:28 pm | 23 comments | 17680 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: Top marks turned in at Serra, De Anza and Azusa

While the Menlo-Atherton girls were winning the Serra Top 7 meet and the M-A boys were placing third, a handful of Gunn athletes...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2019
Last comment by Darien Chung, on Mar 25, 2019 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 3593 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal corner: Beach action, tennis win and fencing results

The 14th-ranked Stanford beach volleyball team survived a brutal early season schedule that saw the Cardinal play nationally-ranked...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2019
Last comment by Go Cradinal, on Mar 25, 2019 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 3412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FPPC continues probe of Kniss' campaign

When the state Fair Political Practice Commission opened its probe into Palo Alto Councilwoman's Liz Kniss alleged campaign...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by Civic Responsibility, on Mar 25, 2019 at 9:58 am | 41 comments | 6473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In East Palo Alto, a microcosm of the state's heated charter school debate

As California's charter school movement booms and polarizes public education, educators, elected officials and researchers...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by Wayne Martn, on Mar 24, 2019 at 3:07 pm | 23 comments | 26415 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Sojourn' premiere is less-than-stellar

The good news about "Sojourn," which just had its world premiere at The Pear Theatre in Mountain View, is that it has a really...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2019
Last comment by Brad Ashmore, on Mar 23, 2019 at 11:17 pm | 1 comment | 3145 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto delays decisions on rail redesign to October

Palo Alto's tortuous effort to choose new designs for its four rail crossings shifted yet again this week when City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 23, 2019 at 9:58 pm | 43 comments | 8723 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County to consider contacting ICE about violent inmates prior to release

Santa Clara County officials are shifting their position on contacting federal authorities about inmates convicted of violent...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Mar 23, 2019 at 5:20 pm | 13 comments | 3635 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two students continue lawsuit over college admissions scandal

Two students have dropped out of a federal lawsuit filed over the college admissions cheating scandal but two others are...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 22, 2019 at 3:52 pm | 9 comments | 6274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smash-and-grab car burglary suspect evades cops — but not for long

A suspected car burglar who sped away from Palo Alto police on Feb. 1 was tracked down an hour-and-a-half later in Daly City,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Crime & Punishment, on Mar 22, 2019 at 7:47 am | 5 comments | 4451 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report: Police shooting that killed Palo Alto teacher placed officers in 'remarkably dangerous' situation

Police officers called to a Redwood City home where a Palo Alto teacher was attempting suicide in December were justified...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by Jordan Parent, on Mar 22, 2019 at 7:07 am | 10 comments | 10115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to return to Stanford fellowship

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis will return to a fellowship at Stanford University's Hoover Institution think...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by A Good War Ensures Peace, on Mar 21, 2019 at 3:49 pm | 17 comments | 4641 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New Stanford artificial intelligence institute focuses on humanitarianism

Stanford University plans to tackle some of the world's most critical problems through its new Institute for Human-Centered...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Deng Zhao, on Mar 21, 2019 at 3:17 pm | 16 comments | 8202 Views

SPORTS

If it's March, it must be Little League time, Palo Alto style

A break in the weather allowed Palo Alto Little League to celebrate a dry and festive Opening Day over the weekend and featured...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by Deng Zhao, on Mar 21, 2019 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 3034 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why won't developers build housing?

The Mercury News has an interesting read on why San Jose isn't building enough new housing: https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/03/20/why-wont-developers-build-housing-in-this-bay-a...

Original post made by Anon on Mar. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds: Parents paid tens of thousands to game the admissions system

The 204-page federal complaint filed by the United States Attorney’s Office on March 12 in the case of a nationwide college-admissions...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 21, 2019 at 12:07 pm | 73 comments | 28555 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bedside intruder interrupts woman's study session

A man who trespassed into an apartment surprised a Palo Alto woman when he entered her bedroom early Sunday morning, according...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by y'all c'mon back now..., on Mar 21, 2019 at 11:06 am | 4 comments | 4948 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto starts to plan for sea-level rise

With rising tides threatening to submerge the Palo Alto Baylands by mid-century, city officials agreed on Monday that they...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Podcasts, on Mar 21, 2019 at 10:03 am | 70 comments | 13098 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: Gunn, Paly meet for city dominance in softball

Kylie Ng tripled and drove in two runs, Michele Scwarzwalder had two hits and drove in a run and ther Gunn softball team...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Mar 21, 2019 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 2442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Palo Alto made global headlines in 2018

You don't have to live in Palo Alto to know that the city boasts thousands of Teslas, two Philz Coffee locations and the...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by , on Mar 21, 2019 at 1:32 am | 13 comments | 7527 Views
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