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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kevin Skelly regrets achievement-gap comments

Palo Alto schools Superintendent Kevin Skelly Monday night apologized to about three dozen mostly minority parents for his...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by California Mom, on Jun 12, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 107 comments | 15443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill for teaching climate change passes Senate

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Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by There ought to be a law AGAINST THIS !, on Feb 15, 2008 at 1:05 am | 172 comments | 15432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City takes the ax to parking exemptions

With downtown's parking woes on everyone's mind, Palo Alto officials are scouring far and wide for solutions, from large...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Sep 29, 2013 at 3:46 pm | 22 comments | 15370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple to open new Stanford Mall store

After two years of blithe "no comment" from Apple, the tech company is finally acknowledging what has long been apparent...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Bear market, on Sep 9, 2013 at 9:12 am | 10 comments | 15361 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA 3rd grade teacher hosting teen party

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Original post made by Incredulous Paly Parent on Oct. 30, 2006
Last comment by Enough, on Dec 1, 2006 at 12:49 am | 220 comments | 15329 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Armstrong Lie'

The title of Alex Gibney's film derives from a 2005 headline in the French paper "L'Equipe." The paper alleged what many...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Too big to fail, on Nov 17, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 7 comments | 15323 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 | 15252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to widen sidewalks meets resistance on El Camino Real

A regional drive to turn El Camino Real into a pedestrian-friendly boulevard clashed with thorny reality Tuesday night as...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Planning Commissioners, on Apr 10, 2014 at 5:28 pm | 20 comments | 15234 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Shop Local' site to help Palo Alto shoppers shop

A new program to connect Palo Alto shoppers with local businesses is launching today at ShopPaloAlto.com. The new website...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Julie Triano, on Sep 27, 2011 at 9:32 am | 12 comments | 15233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Power to hurt: how social media impacts our kids

Social media is an integral and growing force in young lives, everyone agrees. Yet it carries significant risks. In cyberspace,...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by weekly reader, on Aug 20, 2013 at 11:08 am | 12 comments | 15224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Superman' hits Woodside High School

Woodside High School is cast in an unflattering spotlight this week with the nation-wide opening of the documentary "Waiting...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 8, 2010 at 7:55 am | 38 comments | 15219 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A dining renaissance

There's a generally held perception that the Peninsula dining scene is dead. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/01/17/a-dining-renaissance...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Jan 21, 2014 at 9:45 pm | 44 comments | 15212 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lawyer: 'Innocent mistake' sparked Gunn lockdown

Weston Healy, an Eagle Scout with a 4.17 grade-point-average, was about to complete his senior year at Gunn High School and...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by member, on Jan 13, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 208 comments | 15205 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto hiker dies after fall

A Palo Alto woman has died after she fell from a ledge during a hike in Arizona, friends of the woman have confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cubberley Classmate, on May 30, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 35 comments | 15205 Views

AROUND TOWN

A shrill 'Century'

Like the high-pitched whistle of a fast-moving train, TheatreWorks' newest production, "Twentieth Century," barrels onto...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Taylor, on Feb 7, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 15203 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football loses control of Pac-12 title chase

Andre Heidari kicked a 47-yard field goal with 19 seconds remaining to play to lift unranked USC past visiting No. 4 Stanford,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 23, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 11 comments | 15184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Neighborhoods

From an early stagecoach stop and agricultural center, Mountain View has grown since its incorporation in 1902 to a thriving...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ohlone member, on Jul 12, 2012 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 15177 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Community responds to student suicide

The Gunn High School student who died on the Caltrain tracks Monday night has been identified as William Dickens, 17, a junior...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 28, 2009 at 8:08 pm | 569 comments | 15165 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford officials look to solve Searsville dilemma

Stanford University officials are facing a mountain of decisions regarding what to do with Searsville Reservoir, which is...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Keith Cline, on Oct 6, 2014 at 11:38 am | 45 comments | 15143 Views

BOOKS

New interest in book inspired by sensational Stanford murder

A novel inspired by a sensational 1933 murder on Stanford's Faculty Row is the subject of Stanford's "Another Look" Book...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 5, 2013 at 11:34 pm | 1 comment | 15122 Views
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