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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Town Hall on Thursday on Stanford's expansion plan

The latest on Stanford University's proposed expansion plans will be the subject of a Town Hall meeting this Thursday at...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2019
Last comment by III, on Mar 13, 2019 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 5602 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto 5th and 6th graders win NJB national hoops title

The Palo Alto fifth- and sixth-grade girls National Junior Basketball team may not be ready for the WNBA quite yet but as...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2019
Last comment by Derek Mulkey, on Mar 12, 2019 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 4737 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Even with growing revenues, Palo Alto braces for budget cuts

Despite growing employee salaries, rising pension costs and general uncertainly over the broader economy, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by He must go, on Mar 12, 2019 at 8:13 pm | 15 comments | 6381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto community debates KIPP expansion

A neighborhood school could close to make room for a growing charter school in East Palo Alto, and now Ravenswood City School...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2019
Last comment by Molly, on Mar 12, 2019 at 7:04 pm | 4 comments | 6520 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Keeping the jazz legacy going'

Jazz is a world that's rich with connections and history that's nurtured on the bandstand. Pianist and bandleader Larry Vuckovich...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by Laurie, on Mar 12, 2019 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 4102 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Webcast: Mayor pushes back on SB50

Palo Alto Mayor Eric Filseth discusses with the Weekly his concerns with Senate Bill 50, which aims to boost California's...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Mar 12, 2019 at 12:08 pm | 18 comments | 6948 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Inequality on the rise in Silicon Valley

Despite a sizzling economy and an influx of wealth, Silicon Valley remains a bastion of inequality, with more residents now...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2019
Last comment by @Sanctimonious Poster, on Mar 12, 2019 at 10:48 am | 201 comments | 31380 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heavy drinking persists at Stanford, despite university efforts, report states

For most of the last decade, at least one Stanford University student on average has gone to the emergency room every week...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by History Repeats Itself Again, on Mar 12, 2019 at 8:40 am | 33 comments | 8126 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Give for the kids

It is a powerful statement when hundreds of local people unite around a common philanthropic objective and combine their...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Marcy, on Mar 11, 2019 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 4961 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big track and field wins for Gunn, Palo Alto at K-Bell

Gunn's Jared Freeman and Maansay Rishi and Palo Alto's Henry Saul each won individual events, highlighting action at the...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2019
Last comment by victor martindale, on Mar 11, 2019 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 4132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto rejects application for President Hotel

A proposal to convert President Hotel Apartments to a luxury hotel hit a roadblock this week, when Palo Alto’s Planning...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2019
Last comment by Give him money, on Mar 11, 2019 at 6:34 pm | 20 comments | 9561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local gymnasts help Twisters Xcel Platinum set team record

The Twisters Gymnastics Xcel Platinum team, which includes girls from Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Los Altos, set a team record...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2019
Last comment by Karen H, on Mar 11, 2019 at 6:27 pm | 3 comments | 3280 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: School to host LGBTQ+ event

Local families are invited to learn about gender identities, sexual orientation and how to support LGBTQ+ youth at a March...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2019
Last comment by open to all, on Mar 11, 2019 at 5:20 pm | 4 comments | 3777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford grad student and professional cyclist dies at age 23

USA Cycling confirmed Sunday that Stanford graduate student and professional cyclist Kelly Catlin has died at the age of...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Mar 11, 2019 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 3375 Views

SPORTS

Local boys water polo players compete at USA Nationals

Fletcher Middle School's Jordan Affeld and JLS' Julien Chow were two of the seven members of the Stanford Water Polo Foundation...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Fantastic!, on Mar 11, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 3548 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Local solutions for traffic and congestion

In an era where the state threatens removing local control from cities, a transportation-management association can show...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Bg, on Mar 10, 2019 at 11:02 pm | 27 comments | 7417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>STANDING TALL ...</B> Palo Alto resident <B>Christine Blasey Ford</B>, who has become known for going public with her...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Politics?, on Mar 10, 2019 at 9:00 pm | 12 comments | 4571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A school where care is primary

At a glance, The Primary School looks like any other elementary school: reading corners in classrooms, drawings tacked to...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Pricila for ALL Ravenswood Students, on Mar 10, 2019 at 3:43 pm | 8 comments | 22532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood superintendent placed on paid leave

Gloria Hernandez-Goff, the superintendent of the Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto, was suddenly placed on...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Change has come , on Mar 10, 2019 at 2:13 pm | 19 comments | 16753 Views

RESTAURANTS

Super bowls

Ramen Nagi, which manages to be both trendy and traditional, is a case study in what can go right when a chef channels all...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Mar 10, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 7194 Views
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