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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto martial arts instructor arrested for allegedly trying to kiss a minor

Police have arrested an instructor from a martial arts studio on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto for allegedly attempting to...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Aug 19, 2014 at 10:57 pm | 11 comments | 4339 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man allegedly sexually assaults woman while driving in Palo Alto

Police are investigating a sexual assault that took place in downtown Palo Alto in May after a woman got into a car with...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 19, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 4 comments | 1577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council votes to take over Palo Alto Airport

Palo Alto Airport on Monday became Palo Alto's airport after the City Council unanimously agreed to transfer the facility...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Aug 19, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 124 comments | 3950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent emphasizes need for review, unity, proactivity

On the second day of the Palo Alto school board's annual retreat, new Superintendent Max McGee introduced six ambitious goals...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Aug 19, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 47 comments | 3542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto lawyer takes aim at California's 'broken' education-funding system

Nancy Krop had built a notable career as a civil rights lawyer when her child reached school age and she stumbled upon a...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Edturlti, on Aug 19, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 23 comments | 5958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Money's corruption of politics to be theme of talk

The corrupting threat of money to America's democracy will be the theme of a talk by former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold this...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ed, on Aug 19, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 15 comments | 1806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's new on Palo Alto campuses this fall?

It's back to school next week for Palo Alto students, and on four of Palo Alto's 17 campuses — Addison, Fairmeadow...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 19, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 3429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local road closures, why can't we be told here?

Just got back from driving around town to a couple of different appointments and discovered that Meadow is closed to traffic...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 19, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 9 comments | 401 Views

AROUND TOWN

A place to be

Just a few blocks away from the bustle of downtown Palo Alto, there is a house whose old-fashioned style, blue hues and slender...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Donne Davis, on Aug 19, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 13 comments | 3965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's new 'academic integrity' policy kicks off larger debate

Palo Alto High School Principal Kim Diorio says she wants to send a strong message about school culture with the unveiling...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Truman B. Crpss, on Aug 19, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 63 comments | 4844 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College announces its latest Hall of Fame class

The Menlo College Athletics Department announced its 2014 Hall of Fame class, which will enshrine six former standout student-athletes:...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Bill Egelston, on Aug 19, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 24 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting the most out of high school

After scattering around the globe for the summer, Palo Alto's approximately 4,000 high school students return to school...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Historian, on Aug 19, 2014 at 12:10 pm | 7 comments | 3243 Views

SPORTS

Zhang wins 2; reaches semifinal at Youth Olympic Games

Recent Palo Alto grad Lily Zhang continued her mastery of the international world of women's table tennis, advancing to the...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Chinese Mom, on Aug 19, 2014 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 476 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto 'world traveler' finds a home with Stanford football

Keller Chryst began attending Stanford games as soon as he moved to the area and went to almost every home game. At Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Will, on Aug 19, 2014 at 5:09 am | 4 comments | 2534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: More mall, restaurants flock downtown

In this week's Shop Talk column, read the latest on Stanford Shopping Center's big expansion, three new restaurants set to...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Abeezer Essabhoy, on Aug 19, 2014 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 2054 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A long overdue downtown parking initiative

What a difference a week can make. After Monday's ill-advised 5-4 decision to spend $180,000 to conduct studies of a poorly...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Aug 18, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 18 comments | 2303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge sides with family in Palo Alto special education case

A federal judge has sided with a Palo Alto family in an interim ruling that orders the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Aug 18, 2014 at 10:20 pm | 113 comments | 7417 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 18, 2014 at 6:40 pm | 970 comments | 117022 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting leaves one dead, four injured

An unidentified shooter opened fire on a vehicle driving in East Palo Alto Sunday night, leaving one person dead and four...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Aug 18, 2014 at 6:04 pm | 16 comments | 4311 Views

SPORTS

Garko leaving Stanford, baseball for family, opportunity

Ryan Garko had the chance to play baseball at the highest level because of talent, determination and desire. Those traits...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by NorCal Sports, on Aug 18, 2014 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 195 Views
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