Palo Alto resident celebrates 100th birthday
Delivery-room doctors in Detroit didn't expect Sidney Simon to survive when he came into the world three months early on... Last comment 8 hours ago | 12 comments
Behind the psychological safety net
The mix of services that await students needing support for everything from stress about school or relationships to a diagnosable... Last comment 2 hours ago | 10 comments
Editorial: Making amends
Faced with a strong backlash from residents across Palo Alto's political spectrum and angry colleagues who felt disrespected,... Last comment on Mar 24, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 14 comments
by Elena Kadvany
California Restaurant Association tests out public-awareness campaign in Palo Alto
Mar 24, 2017 | 7 comments
Short story writers wanted!
The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.
Supe recommends reporting weighted, unweighted GPAs
Despite Palo Alto school district Superintendent Max McGee's personal reservations about the potential downsides of reporting weighted grades on high school students' transcripts, including that it will "exacerbate our highly competitive, attainment-oriented culture in Palo Alto to the detriment of some students," he is recommending that the district report both weighted and unweighted grade point averages starting next fall.
Sunday, 5:11 PM | 2 comments
Cardinal corner: Forood wins career game No. 400
Lele Forood won her 400th game as a Cardinal coach when the fifth-ranked Stanford qomen's tennis team topped visiting Hawai'i, 4-0, Sunday at Taube Family Tennis Center. Sunday, 11:03 PM
The Last Word
In what's likely to be AARP's movie of the year, the Mark Pellington dramedy "The Last Word," Hollywood legend Shirley MacLaine gets top billing. As it turns out, that's not such an unusual occurrence of late. The 83-year-old star also received top b...... Read the full review
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