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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Some Fugitives Are Finding Luxury in U.S.

From today's online NYT, the headline reads: "Charged With Graft in China, Some Fugitives Are Finding Luxury in U.S." http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/16/world/asia/china-hunts-fugit...

Original post made by Is this a PA problem? on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by And next.., on May 20, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 20 comments | 828 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents find themselves victims of tax scam

When Ken and Michele Dauber tried to file their tax return in April, the Palo Alto couple learned that someone else had beaten...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on May 20, 2015 at 10:18 am | 26 comments | 4699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board members debate superintendent's authority

A flap erupted at the Palo Alto Board of Education meeting Tuesday over Superintendent Max McGee's recent decision to ban...

Original post made on May. 17, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 20, 2015 at 9:57 am | 70 comments | 3863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja proposes underground garage

Castilleja School has a new solution to a years-long battle over increasing enrollment and thus traffic in the surrounding...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Nearby Resident, on May 20, 2015 at 7:16 am | 25 comments | 6669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway Invaded by young men late afternoon today.

Did anyone else notice the two tour buses offload a large number of teen boys dressed in black dress pants, white long sleeved...

Original post made by Safeway Shopper on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jusr Guessing, on May 19, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 2 comments | 508 Views

AROUND TOWN

CCS Open Division a comfortable draw for Palo Alto

==BI Baseball playoffs== The Central Coast Section Open Division playoffs can be a virtual mine field in any sport. In baseball,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford lacrosse players earn All-American honors

Stanford juniors Lucy Dikeou and Adrienne Anderson were named All-Americans by the Intercollegiate Lacrosse Coaches Association...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Next stop for track and field will be the CCS semifinals

The next step has been sprinted, run, thrown or jumped as local track and field athletes head into the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford lacrosse contingent invited to U.S. team tryouts

==BI Cardinal corner== Three Stanford lacrosse players and one assistant coach have been invited to the U.S. women's national...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford players take their shots at NCAA individual honors

While the team portion of the season is over for the Stanford men's and women's tennis teams, the Cardinal nonetheless will...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford football gets commitment from top high school tackle

==BI College recruiting == Clark Yarbrough, one of the top offensive tackles in the nation according to several scouting...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo girls, SHP and Paly boys win lacrosse titles

The final day of the 2015 high school lacrosse season was a busy one with four league championship matches being held. In...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Seniors oppose 'ugly, depressing' new colors at apartments

More than 25 seniors and disabled residents have launched a petition against a new color scheme at their apartment building,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Sheridan resident, on May 19, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 40 comments | 5541 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to limit chain stores on California Avenue

Days after they celebrated the dramatic renovation of California Avenue, Palo Alto officials are bracing for their next challenge:...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Quoi?, on May 19, 2015 at 11:30 am | 58 comments | 5666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Wise Caution from Gunn soph Chloe Sorenson

Dear Palo Alto Onliners, In speaking of the new bell schedule proposed for Gunn, sophomore Chloe Sorenson said something...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Left of Boom, on May 19, 2015 at 11:24 am | 5 comments | 538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With maker's spaces, Ravenswood City School District invests in students' futures

With 90 laptops (donated by Facebook), three 3-D printers, one laser cutter, one sewing machine, a host of robots and a belief...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by EPAMom, on May 19, 2015 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 2389 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City spots flaws in glass shards on California Avenue

Responding to complaints about the sharpness of the polished glass used in California Avenues new sidewalks, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Tim Buck II, on May 19, 2015 at 9:49 am | 53 comments | 6499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The academic 'arms race' and myths about Asians

The Asian culture in the Bay Area needs reformation if the "academic arms race" is to disappear. But it can't disappear if...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Terry, on May 19, 2015 at 12:55 am | 185 comments | 14552 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Man killed by train in Atherton identified

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has released the name of the man who was struck and killed by a train at the Atherton...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Sadness, on May 19, 2015 at 12:16 am | 4 comments | 5536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paramedics service prompted by exposure of ambulance deficiencies

Palo Alto's hyper-busy paramedics service is celebrating its 40th anniversary Sunday, with a show-off of its equipment and...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 18, 2015 at 4:28 pm | 16 comments | 3330 Views
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The Saddle Room A True Friend of Kids
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I'm glad I turned on the TV
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