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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students speak to experiences, good and bad, at youth forum

Amidst Palo Alto's ongoing community conversation about youth health and well-being -- one that so often cries out for the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by _Parent, on Mar 9, 2015 at 7:27 pm | 30 comments | 8666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do we define success for high school students?

The recent discussions surrounding the educational pressures in Palo Alto beg an important question: What does a successful...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Tim Biglow, on Sep 16, 2015 at 1:30 pm | 23 comments | 8666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math-tutoring benefits depend on brain-region size, wiring

Size does matter, Stanford scientists have discovered -- at least where math is concerned. Stanford scientists have discovered...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 9, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 12 comments | 8665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools to stock non-prescription EpiPens

After an outcry by local doctors and parents, the Palo Alto school district will begin stocking its campuses with medication...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 26, 2014 at 8:12 am | 15 comments | 8661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

TESLA CHARGES UP ON EL CAMINO ... </B>Unplug one electric car company and plug in another. That's what's happening in Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Fiskerless, on Oct 12, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 8661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do you like the new Charleston Road?

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Original post made by Victor on Aug. 10, 2006
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 4, 2006 at 9:03 pm | 85 comments | 8658 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wrongful Death of Chad Mcdonald

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Original post made by fireman on Aug. 18, 2007
Last comment by Son of Florence Lela Noriega, on Oct 24, 2008 at 6:11 am | 7 comments | 8657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

President Obama signs executive order on cybersecurity at Stanford

President Barack Obama signed an executive order at a Stanford University summit encouraging the private sector to share...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2015
Last comment by M Bakhtian, on Feb 17, 2015 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 8653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foreign Language Education for all Elementary School Students

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Original post made by Mary Shannon on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by Jamie Maltz, on Jul 11, 2006 at 11:43 am | 7 comments | 8652 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PAPD at Dan Brown's Sports Bar

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Original post made by qq on Mar. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jonathan, on Jan 9, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 40 comments | 8652 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 | 8649 Views

AROUND TOWN

How NOT to landscape

I used to hate my front yard. It was boring and scruffy, and it needed pizzazz. I spent months trying to figure out why my...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jul 3, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 8649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Retired judges oppose Persky recall

A letter released Wednesday by a group of retired Santa Clara County Superior Court judges speaks out against efforts to...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Jul 10, 2016 at 2:37 pm | 32 comments | 8645 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rail agency, Caltrain eye 'four-track' train line

A proposed agreement between the agency overseeing Caltrain and the one responsible for building the new high-speed rail...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kennard, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 123 comments | 8642 Views

SPORTS

PA National 10-11s reach Sectional Championship

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Original post made by Theresa Carey on Jul. 24, 2006
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nursing moms protest Facebook censorship

Breastfeeding mothers who claim that Facebook is treating them like pornographers protested in front of Facebook headquarters...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by John the Man, on Jan 3, 2009 at 11:25 am | 32 comments | 8634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn explores scheduling changes

Changes for Gunn High School's bell schedule seem likely in the next school year, but it was made clear at a block-schedule...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on May 13, 2015 at 9:13 pm | 43 comments | 8633 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hopes to speed up deployment of self-driving cars

Should the streets of Palo Alto become the newest testing ground for self-driving cars? For several members of the City Council,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2016
Last comment by Me 2, on Jan 15, 2017 at 2:31 am | 35 comments | 8631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grades for college

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Original post made by Concerned Mom on Jun. 2, 2008
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Jun 15, 2008 at 6:04 pm | 70 comments | 8631 Views

MOVIES

Incendiary Revelations

But Laura Poitras' exemplary documentary "Citizenfour" shares the privileged access NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden granted...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 2, 2014 at 10:25 am | 2 comments | 8631 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

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.

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