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SPORTS

Stanford football program stays fresh on and off the field

Several improvements to the Stanford football program have been implemented for this season, including: three new 8K Solutions...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by dennis, on Aug 24, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tell Us Your Kid's Class Sizes!

With all this debate about class sizes, let's share some actual data! Ask you kids how big their classes are, and post it...

Original post made by Parent of 3 on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Hmm, on Aug 24, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 40 comments | 2351 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Palo Alto

An East Palo Alto man has died after being struck by car while riding his bike in Palo Alto Monday morning, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Former Cyclist, on Aug 24, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 45 comments | 11792 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: 'Giftedness' overlooked in social-emotional education discussions

"Sharon, you're smart, you're nice, and you're good at sports. You're going to have a great life," a friend told me during...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Ferdinand, on Aug 24, 2016 at 9:55 am | 38 comments | 6937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eleven candidates to square off in council race

Eleven candidates, including planning commissioners, past contenders and a few political newcomers, will square off for four...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Aug 24, 2016 at 9:17 am | 60 comments | 3929 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In parting shot, planning commissioner slams council

For the past two years, Kate Downing has been one of Palo Alto's most passionate advocates for building more affordable housing....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Resident Too, on Aug 23, 2016 at 8:35 pm | 325 comments | 29293 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brock Turner judge criticized for child-pornography sentencing

The campaign to recall Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by OpenYourEyes, on Aug 23, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 28 comments | 5703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto superintendent to host elementary-math webinar

Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee will be hosting a live, online webinar this Wednesday evening to discuss a proposal...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Eric, on Aug 23, 2016 at 7:04 pm | 12 comments | 1784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by JST, on Aug 23, 2016 at 4:24 pm | 208 comments | 10473 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peter deCourcy Hero, who transformed Silicon Valley philanthropy, has died

The man who was instrumental in helping tech tycoons channel their millions to charitable giving, Peter deCourcy Hero, has...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by From Mtn View, on Aug 23, 2016 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 6194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto embraces new vision for public art

In an effort to encourage more streetscape whimsy and greatly expand the city's eclectic collection of murals and sculptures,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2016
Last comment by Bette, on Aug 23, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 14 comments | 4088 Views

MOVIES

Stanford athletes account for school record 27 medals

Stanford's contingent of 39 athletes wrapped up action at the 2016 Summer Olympics, putting the finishing touches on the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Julie armitano, on Aug 23, 2016 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 1339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford goes dry

News reports are saying the Stanford is banning liquor at all campus parties. Does that mean that hundreds of drunk Stanford...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, on Aug 23, 2016 at 11:07 am | 6 comments | 109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents 'chill' with ice cream social

The real scoop on local politics and social events in Midtown will come in several flavors when Palo Alto City Council and...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by PA Neighborhood Coordinator, on Aug 23, 2016 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 4021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Palo Altans vie for county school-board seat

Palo Alto residents Grace Mah and Sheena Chin are running for Mah's seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Education this...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by iCare, on Aug 23, 2016 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 2238 Views

SPORTS

Gunn grad Fisher wraps up versatile college career

==BI Of local note== Gunn High grad Graham Fisher ('12) finished out his NCAA Division III career as perhaps the most versatile...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by john edwards, on Aug 23, 2016 at 1:50 am | 1 comment | 1142 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why Can't I Return Prescription Medication or a Refund?

This is a serious question intended to look at the legalities and benefits of allowing patients to return prescription drugs...

Original post made by Sense on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sense, on Aug 23, 2016 at 1:42 am | 13 comments | 286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Perfume house, kids' Lululemon at Stanford

New retail openings at the Stanford Shopping Center include a 146-year-old British perfume company and, this fall, a kids'...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2016
Last comment by Shopper, on Aug 22, 2016 at 9:57 pm | 5 comments | 2992 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How were you able to become a Palo Alto homeowner

I thought it would be helpful to start a thread where Palo Alto homeowners explained how they got here. There seems to be...

Original post made by PAresident on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by tt, on Aug 22, 2016 at 8:55 pm | 27 comments | 874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Let the campaigns begin

Buckle your seatbelts. This fall's Palo Alto City Council and school board races are likely to be among the most substantive...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Aug 22, 2016 at 2:43 pm | 17 comments | 1589 Views
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