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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Stanford dean to Gunn students: 'find your own path'

In a speech at Gunn High School, former Stanford dean of freshmen Julie Lythcott-Haims implored students to focus on setting...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Nov 24, 2013 at 10:35 am | 107 comments | 10598 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Retreat-Gate In Menlo Park

This blog appears in The Almanac and may be of interest to Palo Also readers. Walk The Talk Part 2: Honoring The Compact On...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Nov. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 590 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football loses control of Pac-12 title chase

Andre Heidari kicked a 47-yard field goal with 19 seconds remaining to play to lift unranked USC past visiting No. 4 Stanford,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 23, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 11 comments | 14490 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman seriously injured in crash

A 57-year-old resident of Palo Alto is in critical condition following a head-on collision on University Avenue at Bayfront...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 23, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 10 comments | 33984 Views

SPORTS

Stanford win in Big Game means big game in December

The Stanford football team received a pleasant surprise Saturday. In addition to beating visiting California, 63-13, in the...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by gambler, on Nov 23, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 7141 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto man, 85, detained in North Korea

A Palo Alto man was removed from a plane and detained in North Korea, his traveling companion to the country confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 23, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 25 comments | 45504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heavy traffic expected for Big Game

Drivers beware: Big Game will bring big traffic to Palo Alto on Saturday. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/11/22/heavy-traffic-expected-for-big-gam...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Marty, on Nov 23, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 12881 Views

SPORTS

Stanford cross-country teams chase after NCAA titles

Stanford cross-country coach Chris Miltenberg can see better days ahead. That's because the present looks a lot better now...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by harry harlem, on Nov 23, 2013 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 19026 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

It would be easy to damn "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" with the faint praise of calling it a competent sequel, which...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by hard to believe, on Nov 22, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments | 12041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scott Bowers for Superintendent

In the land of the blind, Scott Bowers is king. He is a shining beacon of competence. Thank you on behalf of all high...

Original post made by parent on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Trade up, on Nov 22, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 688 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gettysburg Address

With respect to President Lincoln, and due to the fact that our current American kids have little clue, I offer the following...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Nov 22, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 14 comments | 663 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Older men, younger women help everyone

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Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by MostSensible, on Nov 22, 2013 at 11:07 am | 37 comments | 15889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Helping kids this season

Don't let the reviving Silicon Valley economy lull you into thinking that there isn't a continuing divide, even in the affluent...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by mutti, on Nov 22, 2013 at 10:51 am | 2 comments | 13690 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, Menlo and Priory reach CCS volleyball finals

It will be a busy day for local volleyball fans with Palo Alto, Menlo School and Priory all playing for Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 22, 2013 at 1:54 am | 2 comments | 27484 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto kindergarten teacher arrested for molestation of a student

An East Palo Alto kindergarten teacher was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of molesting a student after he allegedly tried...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2011
Last comment by its true, on Nov 22, 2013 at 12:28 am | 20 comments | 1921 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Office manager sentenced for health care fraud

The manager of a Palo Alto dental office convicted of faking an insurance claim and pocketing more than $3,000 was sentenced...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by NS, on Nov 21, 2013 at 10:39 pm | 4 comments | 27670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs timeline on opening new school

Palo Alto school board members will vote by June on a location for a new elementary school, and also whether that school...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 21, 2013 at 7:40 pm | 6 comments | 30404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board needs to open up discussion of OCR rulings

Eight months ago our community learned that the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) found that Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by not so fast, on Nov 21, 2013 at 5:41 pm | 31 comments | 23377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do Kevin Skelly and Charles Young deserve a raise for their 2013 performance?

There are several threads right now that have comments on them indicating disapproval with the news that Kevin Skelly will...

Original post made by Observer on Nov. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 587 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why I Don't Take Public Transit ...

Look, I love the idea of a public transportation system where all of us can move about our city at a reasonable price, cutting...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 21, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 22 comments | 968 Views
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