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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lots of low planes over S. Palo Alto

The past three days have seen lots of low (well below 5000ft) planes over S. Palo Alto. Seems like they are making or testing...

Original post made by Flight changes on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by David, on Apr 27, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 1110 Views

SPORTS

Paly wins the track and field battle over rival Gunn

Palo Alto swept its track and field dual meet Wednesday with visiting Gunn. The boys had an easy time of it in an 94-33 victory....

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
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SPORTS

Stanford's Rose Bowl legacy can be traced back to John Ralston

The first thing you notice about John Ralston is his grip. Upon your first meeting, he shakes your hand and does not let...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 27, 2017 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 5904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford names new band director

Stanford University's Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band has a new official leader: Russell Gavin, a music education...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Stanford alum, on Apr 27, 2017 at 11:37 am | 26 comments | 7626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Donors, recipients gather for Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund reception

Donors and recipients of the Palo Alto Weekly's 24th annual Holiday Fund gathered for a reception filled with insightful...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Alison Cormack, on Apr 26, 2017 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 5370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two nonprofits assisting students from lower-income families announce merger

Peninsula Bridge, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, announced April 26 that the organization will merge with Building Futures...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 26, 2017 at 8:40 pm | 1 comment | 4193 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge issues preliminary injunction blocking sanctuary executive order

A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction in a pair of lawsuits filed by the city of San Francisco and Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 26, 2017 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 3973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlowe Ballet in bloom

This spring, Menlowe Ballet is showcasing its own blossoming talent with "Floraison," a program devoted to works created...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Sue Swezey, on Apr 26, 2017 at 7:41 pm | 3 comments | 2884 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board approves 12 percent pay increases for teachers

The Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday night in a 4-to-1 vote a 12 percent base salary increase for teachers over three...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by I Remember Too, on Apr 26, 2017 at 3:52 pm | 61 comments | 11463 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SF, Peninsula officials urge feds to OK Caltrain funds

Elected officials on Monday called on the Trump administration to approve federal funding for a Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 26, 2017 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 3192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audits find flaws in Palo Alto's purchasing policies

As Palo Alto heads into what promises to be a challenging budget season, a new review from the Office of City Auditor has...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 26, 2017 at 9:14 am | 10 comments | 6979 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why would any American visit North Korea?

Can someone enlighten me on why the latest detained American was teaching in North Korea? Are people really naive or is it...

Original post made by What? on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 25, 2017 at 8:02 pm | 7 comments | 1531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High price to pay

Teachers, techies, corporate attorneys and advocates for seniors don't always speak with the same voice, but when Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 25, 2017 at 8:43 am | 117 comments | 28439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Move Your Car Or Be Towed!

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Original post made by Resident on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by follow the rules , on Apr 25, 2017 at 1:38 am | 71 comments | 270425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto teen creates her own Trekkie starship crew

Palo Alto High School junior Angeline Chen was first exposed to "Star Trek: Voyager" at 10 months old. Little did she know...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2017
Last comment by Louise68, on Apr 24, 2017 at 9:48 pm | 3 comments | 7933 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Exlusive interview with Rep. Anna Eshoo

On this week's "Behind the Headlines," Rep. Anna Eshoo discusses issues within and beyond Palo Alto, including airplane noise...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 24, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 10 comments | 12394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student data exposed in data breach

The names, addresses, birth dates and test scores of 14,000 current and former students in the Palo Alto school district...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 24, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 13 comments | 17953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto parents protest new sex ed curriculum

Palo Alto Unified middle school students learned about human reproduction, abstinence and healthy relationships this spring...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Stay-at-home Mom, on Apr 24, 2017 at 4:30 pm | 81 comments | 33065 Views

AROUND TOWN

District attorney endorses judge facing recall

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, the embattled judge whose controversial sentencing of former Stanford University student...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by Thinking Out Loud, on Apr 24, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 16 comments | 7522 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man faces prison time for burglary

A 21-year-old East Palo Alto resident faces up to 11 years in state prison after pleading no contest to one felony count...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Gethin, on Apr 24, 2017 at 1:28 pm | 2 comments | 4288 Views
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