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AROUND TOWN

Memorial Day - Not just a holiday

Watch this before you begin your fun and games and remember why you have the freedom to do as you wish: https://www.youtube.com/embed/eEs4ke7cdNQ?feature=player_detailpage%25...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by @Peter Carpenter, 10 minutes ago | 2 comments | 57 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A moment of truth

The Palo Alto Unified School District board of trustees faces a critical leadership test over multiple sexual assault revelations. Read...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Facts, 40 minutes ago | 18 comments | 3512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Top administrator, middle school principal to resign

More leadership shakeups are on the way for the Palo Alto Unified School District, with its chief student services officer...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2017
Last comment by AnotherOne, 50 minutes ago | 21 comments | 8210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School principal resigns

Denise Herrmann, who has served as principal of Gunn High School for the last three years, announced her resignation on Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Having trouble posting, 3 hours ago | 53 comments | 10576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: College Terrace Market to open, flower shop could close

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the upcoming opening of the College Terrace Market, the potential closure of...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Sarah, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 1863 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With ideal climate and landscape, why aren't we biking?

One of the reasons I love life in Palo Alto is because our city has made a serious commitment to bicycle infrastructure....

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, 4 hours ago | 44 comments | 2300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town: air time; thinking small

Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on people, events and other happenings. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/05/27/around-town-air-time-thinking-...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by more noise, 4 hours ago | 8 comments | 1145 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja plan creates rifts among neighbors

Castilleja School's proposal to expand the campus and enrollment has created a division so deep that there are neighbors...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Casti's plans, 6 hours ago | 52 comments | 3778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Wave that changed the world

The classroom guards, symbolic armbands and secret salutes carried out by members of an elite student movement at Cubberley...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by Reginanicole, 10 hours ago | 25 comments | 12767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another sexual assault reported at Paly

A female Palo Alto High School student who said she was sexually assaulted on the school’s quad by a male student in November...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Thomas , 12 hours ago | 86 comments | 13111 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Test the Palo Alto Public Library mobile app

Library patrons and technology lovers are invited to Mitchell Park Library on Thursday, Sept. 15, to test the Palo Alto Public...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Dissapointed, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 1697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen to receive Hornaday Award for environmental work

Wes Stocken, a seventh-grader at JLS Middle School and a Star Scout in Palo Alto's Boy Scout Troop 57, will receive the William...

Original post made on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by Kevin, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 733 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More carpool and express lanes on U.S. Highway 101?

How to manage congestion on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County is the focus of two public...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 23 hours ago | 6 comments | 1006 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Two options to separate Caltrain tracks from roads move forward

The Menlo Park City Council is pursuing two options to separate Menlo Park roads from the Caltrain tracks. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by One Dollar Bob, on May 27, 2017 at 10:23 pm | 4 comments | 1905 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may ask voters to help pay for new parks

Faced with a limited budget and nearly limitless ambitions for park improvements, Palo Alto officials are considering going...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by what we do not want, on May 27, 2017 at 10:07 pm | 48 comments | 3424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School changes expansion plans

Officials of Castilleja School unveiled revisions to a proposed expansion on Thursday, hoping that changes to an underground...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by No upside for Palo Alto, on May 27, 2017 at 9:49 pm | 60 comments | 5558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

<B><B>MARKET OPENING ... </B>The wait is almost over: <B>College Terrace Market</B> is preparing to open its doors at the...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on May 27, 2017 at 7:27 pm | 6 comments | 169 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why so many grouchy people?

Lately, around Silicon Valley, I have encountered outspoken, rude strangers and I have regretted biting my tongue. What is...

Original post made by Huh? on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 27, 2017 at 6:53 pm | 33 comments | 2814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Tunneling the tracks worth exploring

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 27, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 17 comments | 3391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chez TJ, Tied House team up for mixed-use project

The owner of Chez TJ, the city's high-end restaurant serving gourmet tasting dinners from inside a historic Victorian house...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Park, too, on May 27, 2017 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 907 Views
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Cherries and Berries
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,512 views

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 952 views

Meeting Other New Parents
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 708 views

They Are the Lucky Ones
By Max Greenberg | 1 comment | 54 views

 

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