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AROUND TOWN

From 'startup' to regional art center

In 1991, when Thomas K. Seligman became the first full-time director of the Stanford Museum, he joined what he called "a...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anna Koster, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Positive comments about Palo Alto here please

We are constantly criticized here for being a town of whiners, which I don't think is true, but we definitely have opinions...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 19 comments | 1338 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: VolunTEENS, Part 2

Filmmaker Carolina Moraes-Liu presents a monthly series of videos focusing on how teenagers in Palo Alto are finding ways...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Apr 18, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 17 comments | 1337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's anti-stress bell schedule and class scheduling

I had no idea about the scheduling of core classes as noted below. I don't know if the jury is still out, but I and others...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 21, 2011 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 1337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teen places tenth in national science contest

A Palo Alto teenager has placed tenth in a national math and science competition, taking home $20,000 in the 2013 Intel Science...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Raman, on Mar 16, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 13 comments | 1337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

anyone else watch Cosmos on Fox TV?

Anyone else watch that Cosmos TV show on Fox TV? How did this communist propaganda wind up on Fox? Did they lose a lawsuit...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Mar 17, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 15 comments | 1337 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two alarm fire at Dittmer's and Masa's Sushi today

The SJ Mercury has a short article about the fire at Dittmer's today: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_17177258?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Yum, on Jan 24, 2011 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1337 Views

SPORTS

Paly continues streak against Gunn with 48-0 win

==B Friday's prep football== Junior quarterback Keller Chryst threw for 159 yards and four touchdowns to lead Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Emma Isabella, on Sep 25, 2012 at 10:36 am | 11 comments | 1337 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More flights canceled due to plane malfunction

Fifteen more flights in and out of San Francisco were canceled Sunday after a hole tore open in a Southwest Airlines plane...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by well-run airline, on Apr 5, 2011 at 10:03 am | 3 comments | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto urged not to fund a Catholic nonprofit

With Catholic Charities facing allegations of discrimination from gay-rights advocates in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Washington,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by local gurl, on Apr 18, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 16 comments | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Avenue project's costs grow

Recent history has demonstrated that both deadlines and cost estimates for large construction projects can be frustratingly...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 14, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto native joins MLS's New England Revolution

Professing he will continue to "keep his head down and continue to work hard", former Santa Clara University goalkeeper Larry...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Ali P, on Apr 9, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 1337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission changes how it funds nonprofits

The Palo Alto Human Relations Commission voted Thursday night to change its process for allocating grant money to local nonprofits...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by kate, on Mar 15, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Makes it Difficult for Community to Participate

I've given a lot of thought as to why people who feel so strongly about issues having to do with the school board and district...

Original post made by Eileen 1 on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2013 at 8:31 am | 18 comments | 1336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District previews 'safe, welcoming schools' plan

Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly Tuesday proposed a school-board-level committee as well as a summer task force to consider...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2013 at 8:17 am | 18 comments | 1336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An old-fashioned, face-to-face student summer exchange

This year, Gunn High School sophomore Katie Russell and Oaxaca 15-year-old Sofi Morales Calvo are the sole participants in...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2013
Last comment by Chris Logan, on Jul 29, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 1336 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nearly Hit Head On by Wrong Way Driver

Recently, I was nearly hit head on by a wrong way driver while I was westbound on Embarcadero, near the Alma overpass. It...

Original post made by Right Way on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 12, 2011 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1336 Views

SPORTS

Paly volleyball has a shot at revenge in NorCal semifinals

Palo Alto was headed toward the best girls' volleyball season in school history a year ago when the Vikings' campaign was...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by Change, on Nov 27, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 3 comments | 1336 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep shoots down another Pinewood streak while deadlocking WBAL girls' hoop race

==BI Tuesday's girls' roundup== The last time the Pinewood girls' basketball team ventured into Eastside Prep's gym was...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 2, 2011 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 1336 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Capturing cathedrals

Poor Peterborough Cathedral. In its early days as a monastery and then as an abbey, it was attacked by Vikings, sacked during...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 11, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views
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