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Palo Alto wins grant for crafting new vision for Fry's site

After years of talking about plans to transform the area around Fry's Electronics in the Ventura neighborhood, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Just housing, 13 minutes ago | 24 comments | 3502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Miranda, it's all about making up for lost time

Robert Miranda, a senior at Menlo School, competed in his first cross country meet since he was a sophomore Saturday and...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jim Jones, 16 minutes ago | 1 comment | 787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: District leaders failed to follow law, procedures in sexual assault case

A highly critical report released Wednesday afternoon details how Palo Alto High School and district administrators repeatedly...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Parent, 30 minutes ago | 31 comments | 3879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Positive vibrations

Yes, it's a play about vibrators. The electrical stimulation device was invented by a physician in order to bring about a...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Critic Al, 41 minutes ago | 2 comments | 826 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why leash laws? There are plenty of good reasons

As a lifelong South Bay resident and outdoor enthusiast, I treasure our community's public open spaces. One of my favorite...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Bad Dog, 1 hour ago | 70 comments | 3368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park superintendent to become chief innovations officer at Ravenswood

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, will take on a new role as chief innovations...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by X MPCSD Employee , 1 hour ago | 13 comments | 3559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to test new public-comment rules

In an effort to reign in meetings that regularly run past 10 p.m., the Palo Alto school board is testing a series of changes...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by for healthier High Schools, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 2036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto commits funds to fight solo-driving

Palo Alto's drive to shift the commute patterns of downtown employees received a big boost this week, when the City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Stan Hutchings, 2 hours ago | 17 comments | 1932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Our right to know

A round of public apologies Tuesday night by Palo Alto school board members and Superintendent Max McGee for a blunder that...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by screed, 6 hours ago | 12 comments | 2552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-story hotel eyed for Su Hong site

The latest hotel proposal on south El Camino Real in Palo Alto calls for a five-story hotel to take over a site currently...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Su Hong, 6 hours ago | 28 comments | 7684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Health fair addresses well-being inside and out

It's not too late to get started on your fitness-related New Year's resolution at the third annual Palo Alto Community Health...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Dominic, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 739 Views

AROUND TOWN

New in theater: 'Cirque Exotique du Monde'

When you see the words "1936 Berlin," you know things on the whole aren't going to go too well. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 280 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Neighbors Abroad raises money for earthquake relief in Oaxaca

A Palo Alto organization is looking to raise $10,000 to help rebuild two children's facilities that collapsed in the state...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, 13 hours ago | 3 comments | 1600 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by North Fair Oaks family , 22 hours ago | 24 comments | 6776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss superintendent's performance

Days after two Palo Alto Unified School District board members called for Superintendent Max McGee's removal, the school...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, 22 hours ago | 16 comments | 2852 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents reaffirm support for Caltrain trench

As Palo Alto moves ahead with its plan to reconstruct the rail corridor to separate trains from local roads, residents and...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by Larry Cohn, 22 hours ago | 95 comments | 6429 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep girls have high expectations in volleyball

Eastside College Prep downed host Pinewood in a thoroughly entertaining 27-25, 28-26, 25-21 West Bay Athletic League Skyline...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 20, 2017 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 572 Views

SPORTS

Prep volleyball: Menlo wins showdown of past state champs

Menlo School climbed to the top of the girls' volleyball hill in the West Bay Athletic League Foothill Division, knocking...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Marlene H., on Sep 20, 2017 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 463 Views

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Gunn student to present Ramayana retelling

Swati Goel, a sophomore at Gunn High School, has written "Ravaan," a retelling of the ancient Indian epic the Ramayana from...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Ruchi, on Sep 20, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 486 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Condos and townhouses approved for Compadres site

A building once renowned for enchiladas and margaritas will soon be demolished to make way for townhouses and condominiums...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by I watched, on Sep 20, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 20 comments | 5585 Views
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