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AROUND TOWN

June is now World Music Month in Palo Alto

This year, World Music Day has evolved into a monthlong celebration of live music, with performers playing on California...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2021
Last comment by MA midtown, on Jun 6, 2021 at 8:56 am | 6 comments | 3683 Views

SPORTS

Gunn football coach and team recognized by Palo Alto City Council

Gunn football coach Jason Miller and his team were honored by the City Council on Tuesday for their work off the field, which...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2021
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Jun 5, 2021 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 2605 Views

SPORTS

Last second shot lifts Priory boys past Sacred Heart Prep in WBAL basketball

Tayo Sobomehin scored 26 points, including the game winner, and Priory beat Sacred Heart Prep 60-59 Tuesday to win the West...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2021
Last comment by YP, on Jun 5, 2021 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2511 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Bob R., on Jun 4, 2021 at 7:07 pm | 1202 comments | 404694 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain electrification delayed to 2024 due to COVID-19 pandemic, other complications

Caltrain's electrification of its rail system has been delayed until late 2024, in part because of supply chain disruptions...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
Last comment by StarSpring, on Jun 4, 2021 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 4589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Employers face June deadline to record worker vaccination status in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County's new requirement for employers to obtain a record of their workforce's COVID-19 vaccination status has...

Original post made on May. 25, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Jun 4, 2021 at 3:28 pm | 21 comments | 13719 Views

MOVIES

Stanford documentarians get a chance to share stories on the big screen

While viewing a film is an experience that lends itself pretty well to social distancing, there's still something special...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
Last comment by yikes, on Jun 4, 2021 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2099 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Husband and wife chart the end of life in new book

Prompted by a serious medical diagnosis, longtime Palo Alto residents Irvin and Marilyn Yalom probe questions around love,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
Last comment by NanaDi, on Jun 4, 2021 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 6324 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves toward citywide fiber expansion

Palo Alto took a major step Monday toward transforming the city's municipal fiber system into an operation that could deliver...

Original post made on May. 25, 2021
Last comment by Cecelia Watson, on Jun 4, 2021 at 9:20 am | 26 comments | 10121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn graduates look back at a year of resilience and crucial life lessons

Wearing masks along with their caps and gowns, the members of Gunn High's Class of 2021 reflected on the challenges and triumphs...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Overcoming the odds: Four local seniors discuss the challenges they've faced head on

Finishing high school always calls for a celebration -- but this year, graduating feels particularly momentous. Four members...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6756 Views

AROUND TOWN

As demand grows, La Comida seeks new site for nutrition program

It's been a year of growth, adaptation and uncertainty for the nonprofit that serves about 1,700 meals to seniors weekly....

Original post made on May. 27, 2021
Last comment by JS1, on Jun 3, 2021 at 8:08 pm | 5 comments | 4873 Views

BOOKS

Caps off to the class of 2021: A roundup of stories, photos

As the graduating seniors on the Midpeninsula bid farewell to high school, we've captured their final moments on campus through...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Jun 3, 2021 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 9168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'The beginning of reconnection': Paly seniors savor last moment together in person at graduation

There was little out of the ordinary on Wednesday at Palo Alto High's graduation ceremony. Yet, no one expected that this...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2021
Last comment by Alvin, on Jun 3, 2021 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 4599 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district finds Latino, Black students improperly placed into special education

A disproportionate number of Latino and Black students are classified as having a learning disability and placed in special...

Original post made on May. 26, 2021
Last comment by Alvin Jackson, on Jun 3, 2021 at 2:21 pm | 34 comments | 10112 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The end of an era: Ann's Coffee Shop to close

After 75 years, Ann's Coffee Shop, known for its 1950s atmosphere, bottomless carafes of coffee and homemade soups and pies,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2021
Last comment by Jim Nemo, on Jun 3, 2021 at 8:16 am | 6 comments | 6625 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Upcoming Menlo Park decision on animal control

On May 25th Menlo Park will consider the contract with San Mateo County(SMC) to provide animal control and shelter services...

Original post made by Preeti on May. 23, 2021
Last comment by Preeti., on Jun 3, 2021 at 8:07 am | 23 comments | 2907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On the eve of graduation, high school seniors celebrate with a car parade

High school seniors from three Palo Alto schools took to the city's streets for a car parade ahead of graduation on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2021
Last comment by sashlund, on Jun 2, 2021 at 8:48 pm | 2 comments | 5033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Figuring out how to feed kids when they're not in school

The pandemic forced most school districts to rethink how they feed children and what role schools should play in combating...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2021
Last comment by chewie, on Jun 2, 2021 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 5935 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council in no rush to restore in-person meetings

After more than a year of meeting over Zoom from the comforts of their homes, members of the Palo Alto City Council are in...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Jun 2, 2021 at 4:41 pm | 12 comments | 5473 Views
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