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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn grads celebrate individuality, kindness over competition

Amid the cheers, air horns and applause, the take-away message for Gunn High School class of 2014 graduates was: strive to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by musical, on May 30, 2014 at 12:05 am | 11 comments | 3776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Rated #8 Best City for Children to Live

A national website ranks quality of life amenities of America's small and mid-sized cities. With its quality schools, numerous...

Original post made by Resident on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 29, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 11 comments | 528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High School graduates 475

With "Pomp and Circumstance" and the gleeful tossing of mortarboards, 475 students graduated Wednesday evening from Palo...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Mayor of Town Square, on May 29, 2014 at 8:25 pm | 13 comments | 397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton urges Surf Air to fly at higher altitudes

Taking a new approach in efforts to reduce airplane noise over Atherton, the town is sending a letter to the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on May 29, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 57 comments | 2536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reaping the benefits of gardening

Growing up as an "army brat," Pam Scott recalled moving around the country in her youth. While her state of residence continuously...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 29, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 10 comments | 521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who knew? PAUSD coverup of sex offender

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Original post made by Concerned parent on Nov. 7, 2006
Last comment by Warning, on May 29, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 16 comments | 6184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New push for music program in East Palo Alto schools

A desire to give kids a "sense of belonging" in high school is fueling a new push to restore music education in public schools...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by JM, on May 29, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 8 comments | 8811 Views

SPORTS

NCAA berth allows Diekroeger streak at Stanford to survive

When senior Danny Diekroeger sprints to first base to take his position Friday morning against Indiana State in an NCAA regional...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 29, 2014 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 667 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Re-elect Sheriff Smith

California's system of electing county sheriffs, especially in metropolitan areas, does not generally serve the public well....

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Justice4Joshua, on May 29, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 15 comments | 2701 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California Chrome

Great racehorse story, I hope he wins the Triple Crown. Not Secretariat, by a longshot, but Penny Chenery (Secretariat's...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 29, 2014 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eleanor Pardee tot lot re-opens with ribbon-cutting ceremony

Toddlers from Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood and preschoolers from St. Elizabeth Seton School gathered at Eleanor...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Potty Time, on May 29, 2014 at 10:54 am | 13 comments | 1763 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council finds another way to reduce quallity of life

I am just a resident, I don't have time to investigate and argue this proposed ordinance..however it seems to be another...

Original post made by resident on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 29, 2014 at 12:28 am | 3 comments | 265 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Missteps on council 'reforms'

Considering recent controversies suggesting a lack of sensitivity of current City Council members to the need for transparency...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by resident, on May 28, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 27 comments | 2356 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Positively Green

Water is the new 'oil' Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/05/23/positively-green posted...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by resident, on May 28, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating small

Sunset Magazine's annual Celebration Weekend will kick off May 31, with festivities running through the following day, when...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on May 28, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board heads to Illinois to vet superintendent nominee

Four Palo Alto school board members and a group of local education officials will be traveling to Aurora, Illinois, tomorrow...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on May 28, 2014 at 11:16 am | 79 comments | 4764 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public may comment today on new superintendent

Members of the public today have the opportunity to comment on the appointment of Glenn "Max" McGee as the new superintendent...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tim G, on May 28, 2014 at 7:14 am | 13 comments | 4131 Views

AROUND TOWN

World War II veteran receives long overdue medals

At a luncheon in Mountain View last November, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo overheard John Indergand talking about his service in...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Arthur F. Adams, on May 27, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 7 comments | 3110 Views

AROUND TOWN

So...Speaking of City Managers

What cities have good city managers? We sure don't in EPA. Many of us miss ML Gordon. The PA asst city manager heading down...

Original post made by Hmmm on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 27, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 7 comments | 373 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal heading to Indiana for postseason baseball

Stanford will continue its baseball season in the NCAA tournament. The Cardinal (30-23) received a No. 3 seed in the Bloomington,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 27, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 3211 Views
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