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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A turbulent year in education

As the Palo Alto school district enters 2018, it's still in transition, working to move the needle on critical issues and...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by Josefa Maye, on Mar 13, 2018 at 2:26 am | 3 comments | 5363 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police search for armed robbery suspect

Police are looking for a man suspected of robbing a man at gunpoint in downtown Palo Alto on Saturday night -- the first...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2018
Last comment by Matt Perl, on Mar 13, 2018 at 12:10 am | 10 comments | 5654 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police find teens who fled from stolen car

Two teenage boys who allegedly fled from a stolen car found in Palo Alto's Ventura neighborhood that led to a manhunt by...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Mar 12, 2018 at 10:09 pm | 4 comments | 4211 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt underway in Ventura neighborhood Saturday afternoon

Palo Alto police are searching for two suspects who fled on foot from officers making a car stop in the area of Ventura Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Mar 12, 2018 at 6:36 pm | 6 comments | 5342 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: We need new thinking about parking

I love our California Avenue merchants. There is no place in town I'd rather go for a pizza, a paintbrush or (if I thought...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Jake, on Mar 12, 2018 at 5:46 pm | 34 comments | 13169 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal collision blocks Oregon Expressway

A fatal collision involving a food delivery van and sedan has blocked access to a major roadway and freeway in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2018
Last comment by Izzy's Supporters, on Mar 12, 2018 at 11:21 am | 34 comments | 19689 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>ROSS ROAD CHANGES UPDATE ...</B> Opponents to the <B>Ross Road</B> bicycle boulevard redesign might notice some changes...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2018
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 12, 2018 at 9:59 am | 17 comments | 4658 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Retired administrator named acting principal at Paly

A retired principal who the school district hired in the fall to provide temporary administrative support at Palo Alto High...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2018
Last comment by Truth and Reconciliation, on Mar 11, 2018 at 11:34 pm | 12 comments | 5831 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Students get lifesize lesson in presidential history

Palo Alto's Walter Hays Elementary School held a ceremony Thursday to honor Catherine Debs for recently installing lifesize...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2018
Last comment by Willy Wonka, on Mar 11, 2018 at 12:56 am | 7 comments | 4821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly principal announces resignation

The week began with Palo Alto High School Kim Diorio objecting to the public release of a letter reprimanding her for her...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2018
Last comment by Responsibility, on Mar 10, 2018 at 9:29 pm | 14 comments | 10968 Views

SPORTS

Nelson Gifford coming back home to become Paly football coach

Nelson Gifford, a 1999 graduate of Palo Alto High, has been hired by his alma mater as head football coach. "I'm very excited...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2018
Last comment by 30+ year resident of PA, on Mar 10, 2018 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 5135 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New vision for Ventura neighborhood

The Palo Alto City Council embarked on a rare planning journey on Monday night, when it officially launched the creation...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2018
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Mar 10, 2018 at 10:50 am | 23 comments | 6431 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire knocked down in Barron Park neighborhood

A Cereza Drive home that caught on fire left a considerable amount of debris in the garage on Wednesday afternoon, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2018
Last comment by Sylvia, on Mar 10, 2018 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 4737 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: Sharp swims from Paly, lacrosse in the mix

Zoe Lusk and Claire Lin each won two individual events and swam on two winning relay teams to help Palo Alto beat host Monta...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2018
Last comment by Correction on Score, on Mar 10, 2018 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 2514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Blame to go around

What began as an effort by Palo Alto High School Principal Kim Diorio to block the public release of a letter of discipline...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 9, 2018 at 7:20 pm | 14 comments | 8140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chief elementary-education officer to leave district

Barbara Harris, the Palo Alto school district's chief academic officer for elementary schools, plans to resign from her post...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2018
Last comment by 4good, on Mar 9, 2018 at 7:03 pm | 4 comments | 7186 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Duo in car chase charged with multiple crimes

Two people who fled from Sunnyvale police during a high-speed car chase that ended in Palo Alto have been charged with multiple...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2018
Last comment by Jon , on Mar 9, 2018 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 4116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Diorio releases discipline letter, points finger at district office

After trying to block the school district from publicly releasing its Jan. 11 letter of reprimand of her, Palo Alto High...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2018
Last comment by oneanddone, on Mar 9, 2018 at 1:41 pm | 21 comments | 13572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residential park's overhaul could cost $30M

A sweeping transformation of Palo Alto's Buena Vista Mobile Home Park could cost upwards of $30 million, according to the...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2018
Last comment by Megan's Law, on Mar 9, 2018 at 9:56 am | 28 comments | 7154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Startups beating the odds in Silicon Valley

While Palo Alto has churned out some of the biggest tech giants in the world, the reality is that only a small percentage...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2018
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