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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD names new superintendent

Don Austin, the superintendent of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, has been named Palo Alto Unified's...

Original post made on May. 7, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 8, 2018 at 1:25 pm | 66 comments | 17147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents say Lincoln-Middlefield intersection is dangerous

Residents living near Lincoln Avenue and Middlefield Road are petitioning the city of Palo Alto to do something now rather...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 8, 2018 at 9:29 am | 72 comments | 5404 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Past manager steered open space district into a new era

As the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District approaches its 50th anniversary, it is doing so as a more mature organization,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1957 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula Photo Contest winners offer a new perspective

After a four-year break, the Palo Alto Weekly collaborated with the Palo Alto Art Center to revive and revamp the newspaper's...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planned garages draw opposition

As Palo Alto considers new taxes to address a $76-million backlog in its infrastructure plan, some residents are council...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 8, 2018 at 3:50 am | 21 comments | 2467 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School honors its college-bound student-athletes

Menlo School officially honored the 18 student-athletes who will study and compete in their respective sports in colleges...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
There are no comments yet. 943 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace residents concerned about coyotes

Concerned about a recent spate of coyote sightings and the disappearance of two neighborhood cats, the College Terrace Residents...

Original post made on May. 25, 2018
Last comment by Daniel, on Jun 7, 2018 at 9:58 pm | 30 comments | 4479 Views

RESTAURANTS

A Korean introduction

Despite its pedestrian storefront, So Gong Dong Tofu House is immensely popular and one of the only restaurants in the area...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by parent, on Jun 7, 2018 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 1330 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Early results show sizeable support for recall of judge

Judge Aaron Persky, whose June 2016 verdict in the Brock Turner case sparked a national debate about sexual violence, campus...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Dotty Henderson, on Jun 7, 2018 at 4:55 pm | 28 comments | 8459 Views

AROUND TOWN

On the cutting edge

First came the art collection. Next was the combination guesthouse and private art gallery that could showcase that collection. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2018
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 7, 2018 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes special-education investment

Palo Alto school board members, staff and parents were largely heartened Tuesday by a district plan to allocate $2.4 million...

Original post made on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jun 7, 2018 at 1:39 pm | 14 comments | 2366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Synchronized green lights in University Avenue's future

A strategy to get traffic moving on University Avenue and off Crescent Park residential streets in Palo Alto could include...

Original post made on May. 17, 2018
Last comment by Cathy Fisher, on Jun 7, 2018 at 1:30 pm | 25 comments | 3075 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree trimmer dies in accident at Stanford housing complex

A 36-year-old man died while working on trees at a Stanford University housing complex in Palo Alto on Saturday afternoon,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2018
Last comment by landscaper, on Jun 7, 2018 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 9946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider renaming resolution

In the wake of divisive debate over a proposal to rename a Palo Alto middle school after a Japanese-American alumnus who...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2018
Last comment by @OL, on Jun 7, 2018 at 10:23 am | 43 comments | 3505 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grads qualify for the U.S. Open championship

Stanford senior golfer Franklin Huang and Stanford grad Cameron Wilson each qualified for the U.S. Open Championships at...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Baron Weber, on Jun 6, 2018 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 1720 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja graduation emphasizes sensibility, open-mindedness

Dressed in white, Castilleja School's Class of 2018 faced their friends and classmates for what was at once a celebration...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 6, 2018 at 8:03 pm | 8 comments | 2283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents head to polls in California primary

Palo Alto voters casted their ballots this morning in the California primary in predictably smaller numbers than in the 2016...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by TheVoteCouldBePowerful, on Jun 6, 2018 at 3:20 pm | 7 comments | 1809 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Smith, Hirokawa take the lead in sheriff's race

Santa Clara County voters are setting the stage Tuesday for a November showdown before Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Mil, on Jun 6, 2018 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 2466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2018 has its moment

Relive the graduation ceremonies held at Palo Alto high schools through articles, images and social media posts capturing...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 6, 2018 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 3657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals named for Paly, Escondido, Fairmeadow schools

The school district announced Friday new principals for Palo Alto High School and Escondido and Fairmeadow elementary schools....

Original post made on May. 18, 2018
Last comment by Not Gully, on Jun 6, 2018 at 12:21 pm | 38 comments | 6825 Views
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