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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's Kathie Laurence named Gunn principal

Kathie Laurence, a Palo Alto High School assistant principal and former social studies teacher, will take over as the permanent...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 3, 2017 at 9:28 am | 36 comments | 6817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Being too nice to Bikers..

As a regular biker in PA I often come across well-meaning drivers at 4 way stops who want to "wave me through", even when...

Original post made by Richard Clark on Jul. 1, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 3, 2017 at 9:12 am | 14 comments | 327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>LANDMARK CONTRIBUTION ...</B> The <B>Palo Alto Community Fund</B> recorded its largest total donation ever through...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 2, 2017 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 1684 Views

SPORTS

Traffic advisory issued for near Stanford Stadium tonight

Heavy traffic is expected in the vicinity of Stanford Stadium tonight, July 1, because of the major league soccer game between...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2017
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Jul 2, 2017 at 1:32 am | 2 comments | 1024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New bike boulevards approved in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's effort to get to the front of the peloton of California's most bike-friendly communities received a massive jolt...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jul 1, 2017 at 9:44 pm | 33 comments | 6370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

From alley to allee

Snazzy gardens come in all shapes and sizes, formal and informal. To locate this year's six stand-out gardens, Laurie Callaway,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Leadership exodus will reshape school district, again

With new principals starting at three of the district's five secondary schools and new top-level district administrators...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Who Heads Special Ed? , on Jul 1, 2017 at 6:55 pm | 15 comments | 4540 Views

SPORTS

Like brother, like sister: there's power in those arms

There's a delicate balance of power in the Liu household when it comes to sports. And even though Kylie Liu is the little...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl , on Jul 1, 2017 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 1566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Door to Door Home Buyer?

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Original post made by PA Resident on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by Sunnyvale_Joe, on Jul 1, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 159 comments | 33761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Speakers to discuss suicide contagion

The author of a new book on suicide contagion, along with author and Palo Alto parent Julie Lythcott-Haims and a Gunn High...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by Clocks don't lie, on Jul 1, 2017 at 12:36 am | 12 comments | 2036 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 Palo Alto parent, on Jun 30, 2017 at 11:40 pm | 89 comments | 15021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fix PAUSD: Do not renew McGee's contract

PAUSD Superintendent Gleen McGee is up for contract renewal and evaluation [portion removed; McGee's evaluation is on the...

Original post made by Fix PAUSD on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Now what?, on Jun 30, 2017 at 9:55 pm | 12 comments | 991 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dedicated to donations

When Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood resident Lenore Cymes sends an email asking for clothing or toy donations to help...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by yeah!!!!, on Jun 30, 2017 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 1862 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto customers are asking, 'What's wrong with USPS?'

The Palo Alto division of the United States Postal Service is not delivering on services, and some customers and employees...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by Long-suffering, on Jun 30, 2017 at 8:18 pm | 54 comments | 13354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Resilient dog seeks forever home

With her enormous, lolling pink tongue and bright eyes, Gabby the black and white pit bull terrier doesn't hint at the kind...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Rescue Parent, on Jun 30, 2017 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council votes to raise utility rates

For the second consecutive year, Palo Alto residents will see a double-digit increase in their electric rates starting in...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Bob Gleason, on Jun 29, 2017 at 9:06 pm | 23 comments | 2531 Views

AROUND TOWN

City banks on cameras to help deter suicides on Caltrain tracks

As Palo Alto's system for keeping pedestrians off the Caltrain tracks continues to evolve, city officials are shifting their...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 29, 2017 at 7:07 pm | 48 comments | 5087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Castilleja's unwise stubbornness

Castilleja School, the highly regarded middle and high school that has educated girls for 110 years and around which has...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by What a Laugh, on Jun 29, 2017 at 11:35 am | 45 comments | 4322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Palo Alto Community Fund gives largest grant total in its history

The Palo Alto Community Fund awarded more than $406,000 in grants to 43 nonprofits in the greater Palo Alto area this year,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by fcservices, on Jun 29, 2017 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 1824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jun 28, 2017 at 7:48 pm | 374 comments | 362130 Views
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Bonchon soft opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 2,595 views

California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
By Douglas Moran | 27 comments | 2,398 views

Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 610 views

Oh, My Aching Knees
By Max Greenberg | 3 comments | 308 views

 

Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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