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SCHOOLS & KIDS

KTVU investigates teacher and administrator misconduct

A couple of days ago, KTVU began showing an investigative report on the state revoking teaching and administrative credentials....

Original post made by KTVU viewer on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by KTVU Viewer, on May 19, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 637 Views

SPORTS

Bay Area Senior Games to converge on Stanford, Palo Alto

The eighth annual Bay Area Senior Games will swing into full gear over the next two weekends, with a number of events in...

Original post made on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on May 19, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 2736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Before graduation, an 'exit interview'

Wearing their best dress-up clothes, eighth-graders at JLS Middle School practiced firm handshakes and conversation skills...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by revdreileen, on May 19, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 19 comments | 4573 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

To Marissa Mayer: Yahoo Redirect Virus or Not?

Hi, I just spent an hour trying to get someone at Yahoo to take this information, since every time I have tried online,...

Original post made by AJ on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by AJ, on May 19, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 479 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Girl Scouts and Palo Alto Fire Department Food And Supplies Drive to Benefit the Ronald McDonald House

Posting this message on behalf of our daughter, who is a student at JLS and a Cadette Girl Scout. She is working towards...

Original post made by Dipti Joshi on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Dipti Joshi, on May 19, 2014 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 293 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge accepts Mi Pueblo reorganization plan

Mi Pueblo supermarkets received a thumbs-up from a federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday, May 14, after he affirmed the company's...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cur Mudgeon, on May 19, 2014 at 11:04 am | 4 comments | 2395 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford, UCSF launch drug-development partnership

As part of a new Food and Drug Administration-funded partnership, Stanford University and the University of California at...

Original post made on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by SF/PA bi-resident old-timer, on May 19, 2014 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 2315 Views

SPORTS

Brooks sets triple jump mark to win event at Pac-12 championships

Stanford junior Darian Brooks won the Pac-12 men's triple jump title on the last jump of the competition Sunday at Washington...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Allen Mereditn, on May 19, 2014 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board selects top candidate to lead Palo Alto schools

A top candidate to replace Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly has been selected and will be publicly identified "in the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 19, 2014 at 7:34 am | 25 comments | 3161 Views

SPORTS

Liang, Howe close out standout swimming careers at CCS finals

Andrew Liang and Ally Howe have a lot in common as they head into their final Central Coast Section Swimming and Diving Championships...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Noel, on May 19, 2014 at 7:11 am | 1 comment | 557 Views

RESTAURANTS

What happened to Hunan Garden?

They said they were on a long vacation, but the phone number is disconnected. Does anyone know what happened?...

Original post made by barron park resident on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on May 18, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 410 Views

SPORTS

Gunn claims first outright softball title by beating Paly

Thursday's prep roundup With the SCVAL El Camino Division softball championship on the line, host Gunn came through like...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Keith PETERS , on May 18, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 1315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SHP's Howe makes swim history, Paly boys just miss

There was history to be made at the 2014 Central Coast Section Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday at the George...

Original post made on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on May 18, 2014 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need College Advisor

Can anyone recommend a good college advisor? We want somebody who has a calm and low key approach and focuses on finding...

Original post made by HS mom on May. 17, 2014
Last comment by College Grad, on May 18, 2014 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 299 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police helicopter used to search for suspects

An interrupted home burglary in Palo Alto Monday night yielded one arrest, with two men still at large after a helicopter...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Oh?, on May 18, 2014 at 12:09 am | 19 comments | 4345 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Approve open space Measure AA

It is not an overstatement to say that the creation of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in 1972 is the single...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by THE REAL PLAN, on May 17, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 47 comments | 3786 Views

SPORTS

Rodgers matches Woods' golf record for career wins

Patrick Rodgers won the NCAA Eugene Regional Championships in convincing fashion Saturday, and in doing so tied Tiger Woods'...

Original post made on May. 17, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on May 17, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista owner offers eleventh-hour changes to relocation benefits

The owner of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park Wednesday night upped his offer to more than 100 families and individuals who...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 17, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 22 comments | 1551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The kids aren't all right, but they'll be OK

The two minutes leading into the opening credits of Gia Coppola's atmospheric film adaptation of James Franco's short-story...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Other side of the tracks, on May 17, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 22 comments | 5788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Modeling Bad Behavior

Letters to the Editor Editor, I appreciate the Palo Alto Weekly's reporting on the harassment charges against Phil...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Professor Smarty Pants, on May 17, 2014 at 9:38 am | 5 comments | 964 Views
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