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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gifts for secondary school teachers?

We used to give gift cards to certain teachers in middle and high school who we thought were very good teachers who my children...

Original post made by Paly Mom on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by An EZ Profession in PA, on Dec 26, 2018 at 1:10 pm | 27 comments | 1959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

El Carmelo Elementary School to get inclusive playground

El Carmelo Elementary School in Palo Alto is one of several local schools that received funding this week from Santa Clara...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 26, 2018 at 9:24 am | 15 comments | 7969 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ignition-lock mandatory for repeat DUI offenders starting Jan. 1

Starting Jan. 1, repeat DUI offenders statewide will be required to install an ignition lock preventing them from driving...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 26, 2018 at 9:21 am | 9 comments | 3722 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Legal threats, late revisions pay off for developer

Faced with a threat of a lawsuit, the Palo Alto City Council approved in one of its final actions of the year a highly contentious...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2018
Last comment by BP, on Dec 25, 2018 at 4:26 pm | 30 comments | 9794 Views

SPORTS

Long season ends well for NCAA volleyball champion Stanford

Every moment of every Stanford practice since day one led to the moment sophomore Meghan McClure rose out of the back row...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2018
Last comment by Practice makes better, on Dec 25, 2018 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 3282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: What's closed, what's open in Palo Alto during the holidays

A list of local and regional service closures and changes for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holidays, plus some...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2018
Last comment by The Grand Slam, on Dec 24, 2018 at 12:28 pm | 7 comments | 5782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: 'Tis the season for giving

Find out how you can help Midpeninsula organizations deliver merry and bright memories with our list of donations needed...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2018
There are no comments yet. 5642 Views

SPORTS

Paly's Zhang falls in the title match of U.S. Open

Palo Alto grad and two-time Olympian Lily Zhang reached the championship match of USA Table Tennis' U.S. Open at the Orange...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2018
Last comment by AP, on Dec 23, 2018 at 11:11 pm | 1 comment | 2574 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man suspected in Southgate attack arrested

Palo Alto police on Saturday arrested the man who they believe violently attacked a woman in Palo Alto's Southgate neighborhood...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2018
Last comment by CameraMan, on Dec 23, 2018 at 7:38 pm | 14 comments | 7872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford, school districts partner to study English learners

The Stanford University Graduate School of Education has launched a long-term research partnership with nine local school...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by Wu Shen, on Dec 23, 2018 at 5:48 pm | 5 comments | 5473 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal shutdown would bring NASA Ames to a standstill

With the federal government shutdown set to start at midnight, the NASA Ames Research Center is preparing to furlough nearly...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2018
Last comment by RE Agent, on Dec 23, 2018 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 4204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alumni look back at 100 years of Paly

To celebrate the Palo Alto High School's centennial year, the Palo Alto Weekly interviewed alumni, or family members of alumni,...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Thanks Paly...For Everything, on Dec 22, 2018 at 2:44 pm | 9 comments | 12807 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City prepares for smaller council

The city will find out if it can improve efficiency when the voter-approved reduction in council seats becomes a reality...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by Checkmate, on Dec 22, 2018 at 1:33 pm | 42 comments | 13804 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek person responsible for violent attack in Southgate

Palo Alto police are looking for a person who they said attacked a woman as she was walking in the Southgate neighborhood...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by The Everyday World of 007, on Dec 22, 2018 at 10:10 am | 12 comments | 5342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>LIGHTING UP THE SKY ...</B> Heads were turned to the sky on Wednesday evening in Palo Alto and much of the state after...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Dec 21, 2018 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 4275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The year in photos

We take a look at some of the key moments that unfolded over the past 12 months in the Palo Alto area. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by Karen H, on Dec 21, 2018 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments | 4496 Views

SPORTS

M-A state football title brings school community together

Menlo-Atherton High School had a great week. Former M-A student and lead singer of the rock band Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by JCP, on Dec 21, 2018 at 10:53 am | 4 comments | 3853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: A brighter future

Focused on closing the achievement gap, the Catholic Charities Youth Club is the only place where some students have access...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
There are no comments yet. 4462 Views

SPORTS

Zhang advances into semifinals of USA Table Tennis' U.S. Open

Palo Alto grad and two-time Olympian Lily Zhang needed six sets, beating Japan's Miyuki Tamaishi, 11-8, 10-12, 4-11, 11-5,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by Bob Jones, on Dec 21, 2018 at 4:39 am | 1 comment | 2937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

<B>Review is inappropriate Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2018/12/14/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by Frank, on Dec 20, 2018 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 1813 Views
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