Original post made by PCL parent, Another Palo Alto neighborhood, on Jun 11, 2011
This year we have been been parents of a Palo Alto Little League PCL player. It may be just our very subjective observation, but there seemed to be pretty blatant favoritism on the part of coaches for their sons -- never came out of games, always played the position of their choice, batted atop the order, and all regardless of performance which was often sub-par. We observed this not only on our own team, but on others as well, and there was other parent chatter about it. Some said it is a perpetual problem with PALL. Has anyone else observed this?
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The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.