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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns over academic laning resurface

The school district's board room was full early Tuesday morning with parents who turned out to hear what became a wide-ranging...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by It's the Boasting, Stupid, on Mar 9, 2016 at 7:05 pm | 26 comments | 3636 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Selling home: tanbark recommendation?

Well hello everyone - after many years living in my home, I will soon be putting her onto the market. Might someone have...

Original post made by Bernice on Mar. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford's Rosco Allen makes All-Pac-12 first team

Stanford senior Rosco Allen was selected to the All-Pac-12 First Team, the conference announced Monday. The all-conference...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Mark Connolly, on Mar 9, 2016 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 1731 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lockdown lifted for Palo Alto schools, suspect in custody

A lockdown has been lifted for south Palo Alto schools after police arrested an alleged criminal who fled police Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Seriously, on Mar 8, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 42 comments | 7061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Express yourself

In partnership with TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, administrators and teachers will be engaging students in discourse on gender...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 8, 2016 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 2557 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City completes settlement over claims of excessive police force

The Los Altos Hills resident who claimed that Palo Alto officers used excessive force on him after he suffered an epileptic...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 8, 2016 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford grad qualifies for Olympics in synchronized swim

==BI Of local note == Stanford grad Mariya Koroleva qualified for the Rio Olympic Games in synchronized swimming this summer...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Gunn 'Mum, on Mar 8, 2016 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board committee eyes new donations policy

The Palo Alto Board of Education's policy-review committee proposed Thursday morning that the superintendent seek the board's...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Spade, on Mar 8, 2016 at 10:51 am | 12 comments | 2240 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe opens in Palo Alto

After months of delays, Bill's Cafe has opened in Midtown Palo Alto, serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Mar 8, 2016 at 4:16 am | 34 comments | 8351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View council puts pod cars back in the mix

Taking the initiative, Mountain View is hitting the accelerator on a goal to create a cutting-edge transit system that would...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by southbayresident, on Mar 8, 2016 at 12:51 am | 6 comments | 2508 Views

SPORTS

Menlo girls break string of ties with SHP at the right time

CCS roundup After two ties between the Menlo School and Sacred Heart Prep girls soccer teams during the regular season,...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2208 Views

SPORTS

A poor shooting effort sinks Stanford women in Pac-12 hoops

The Stanford women's basketball team lost to host UCLA, 56-36, on Sunday in a Pac-12 Conference contest, ending its 22-game...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2016
Last comment by Stanford DDDD, on Mar 7, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 3353 Views

SPORTS

Sanders suspended from Stanford men's basketball

Stanford senior guard Christian Sanders has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules, Cardinal men's basketball...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by DawkBaby, on Mar 7, 2016 at 10:17 am | 7 comments | 3736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hires new HR director

City Manager James Keene didn't wait long in selecting a new leader for the city's Human Resources Department, tapping a...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Better Still..., on Mar 7, 2016 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 14255 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Gordon Biersch temporarily closes

Palo Alto's Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant has closed its doors for a dramatic renovation, while Whole Foods celebrates...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Dan, on Mar 7, 2016 at 2:26 am | 3 comments | 1143 Views

SPORTS

How record mile by Stanford's McGorty stacks up with history

We now know Stanford's Sean McGorty ran a fast mile on Saturday – 3:53.95 at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by dennis, on Mar 6, 2016 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 2474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A block-by-block approach to climate change

Can a city block become a building block in Palo Alto's battle against climate change? That's the question city officials...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Mar 6, 2016 at 10:07 pm | 39 comments | 3701 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The Addison gift horse

Last March, Addison Elementary School Principal Amanda Boyce, in her position for less than a year and new to the school...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Watch the Bling, on Mar 6, 2016 at 12:49 pm | 34 comments | 4781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford University student featured in Oscars performance

A Stanford University junior was one of 50 survivors of sexual assault asked to appear on stage with Lady Gaga during Oscars...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 6, 2016 at 11:56 am | 6 comments | 8776 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Americans less prepared for longer lives

Americans of all age groups are exercising more and smoking less than they were five or 10 years ago. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 5, 2016 at 9:08 pm | 5 comments | 3833 Views
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