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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High names Fung as its new athletic director

It didn't take much of a search to find Palo Alto High's new athletic director. The final choice was on campus all along....

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by alarms, on Mar 26, 2014 at 1:28 pm | 23 comments | 2163 Views

BOOKS

Tom Wyman, library champion and activist, dies at 86

Tom Wyman, a longtime Palo Alto volunteer, died on March 10. He was 86. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/03/21/tom-wyman-library-commissioner-dies...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Liz Davis, on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:19 am | 10 comments | 3248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Architecture panel signs off on Stanford's housing proposal

As College Terrace residents prepare to welcome a new housing community for Stanford University faculty into their eclectic...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Mar 25, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 44 comments | 5486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three Palo Alto principals announce retirements

Fairmeadow and Ohlone elementary schools and the Palo Alto Adult School are searching for new principals following an announcement...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Mar 25, 2014 at 11:20 pm | 22 comments | 3104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study sheds light on Buena Vista children

While Hispanic children in Silicon Valley tend to experience high drop-out rates and steep barriers to quality medical care,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on Mar 25, 2014 at 9:18 pm | 47 comments | 3899 Views

BOOKS

Error in community calendar listing

This listing in today's PA Online Community Calendar caught my eye: "Author Nicholas Carr will talk about his most recent...

Original post made by Dave on Mar. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 87 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Interrupted burglary in progress in Palo Verde neighborhood

Palo Alto police have surrounded a home in the 800 block of Ames Avenue after a resident returned home Monday evening to...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by PV Neighbor, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 11 comments | 4810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students of color have a strong support group

Palo Alto students of color have a strong support group Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/03/21/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Mar 25, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 310 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family: Drowned man was a loving son, brother

The 21-year-old man found dead in a Redwood City swimming pool last week was a loving son and brother who always gave without...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Los siento que perdieron su hermano e hijo, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:26 pm | 13 comments | 2412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not just another chain restaurant

Paul Martin's American Grill in Mountain View has pedigree along with serious money and know-how behind it. Co-founder Paul...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by foodie, on Mar 24, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 3 comments | 3136 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'Muppets Most Wanted'

A self-aware sequel to the 2011 film "The Muppets," "Muppets Most Wanted" provides more testament to the enduring appeal...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by family movie fan, on Mar 24, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 882 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos launch joint dispatch system

After two years of planning, Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos police departments last week officially rolled out a...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 24, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 7 comments | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Investigation finds high school transcripts in order

The online transcripts of seniors at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are in order, the Palo Alto school district announced...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by publish, on Mar 24, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 30 comments | 2748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Microsoft researcher wins prestigious computing award

Leslie Lamport, a principal researcher at Microsoft Research's Silicon Valley lab in Mountain View, has been awarded the...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Stew Plock, on Mar 24, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 3253 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest 'Peeping Tom' solicitor

Police arrested a Peeping Tom on Thursday, March 20, after he allegedly repeatedly harassed a woman at her house in the 1100...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Raymond, on Mar 24, 2014 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 1655 Views

AROUND TOWN

When does the beutification of Arastradero/Charleston start

I can't wait to see those trees. Should make for some nice shade in years to come. Thanks City Council!...

Original post made by Poke Poke, Nudge Nudge on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 24, 2014 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 107 Views

SPORTS

Plenty of credit to hand out in Cardinal's NCAA victory

Cardinal men's basketball coach Johnny Dawkins can point to any number of things to explain why 10th-seeded Stanford beat...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2014 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto youth win SF chamber music prize

Four teenage string musicians, three of whom attend Gunn High School, only started playing together last fall, but in February...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 24, 2014 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 3517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three teens arrested for attempted residential burglary

Palo Alto police have arrested three teenagers for attempted residential burglary and conspiracy after an alert resident...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Mar 24, 2014 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 3670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents challenge proposed traffic signal on Page Mill

A proposal by state, county and local officials to add a traffic signal at the Interstate 280/Page Mill Road interchange...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:06 am | 63 comments | 3806 Views
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