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List of "Top 50" High Schools in U.S.

All "top X" lists are subjective, including this one. But...

Original post made by WellRounded on Apr. 3, 2015
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A whole lot of Watsons

In Dragon Productions Theatre Company's "The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence," actor Tasi Alabastro has the task...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2018
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Group seeking to recall Brock Turner judge to petition for 2018 ballot

A group seeking to oust Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County Superior Court judge who sentenced former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Far Far Away, on Jun 27, 2017 at 3:59 pm | 8 comments | 1733 Views


Reduced traffic on Town Square?

Is it my imagination, or have the amount of comments gone down since they changed to the new format? Editors, do you have...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by going down, on Oct 19, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 5 comments | 1732 Views


is Santa white?

Fox News says Santa and Jesus are white men and non-white people just have to get used to being second class Christians....

Original post made by Christian on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Megan, on Dec 14, 2013 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 1732 Views


A nod to "The Revenant"

It would be really nice if the movie reviews section here on Palo Alto Online would have some space for comments. Peter...

Original post made by Plane Speaker on Jan. 11, 2016
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UC freshman applications grow

From the SJ Mercury News: "Every one of UC's nine undergraduate campuses had more freshman applications this year, making...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jan 14, 2015 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 1730 Views


Racism was dealt a blow today by the Supreme Court

The SCOTUS upheld an anti-racist law in Michigan, today. Some called it "affirmative action", but that is just pure racism....

Original post made by Jin on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Apr 25, 2014 at 10:02 am | 7 comments | 1730 Views


Flight and High-Speed Train Noise

I have read many articles in the local newspapers about people being unhappy, annoyed and disturbed by the noise of the frequent...

Original post made by Jackie Leonard-Dimmick on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 22, 2016 at 7:51 am | 12 comments | 1730 Views


VIDEO: On this week's 'Behind the Headlines'

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," residents' unhappiness over the impacts of groundwater pumping...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by light, on Dec 5, 2015 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1728 Views


Gunn title hopes remain on track

Palo Alto, Gunn and Woodside all play their final home game of the season Friday. Menlo-Atherton was also scheduled to do...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 1, 2019 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1728 Views


Menlo Park: Police body camera policy may let people request video deletion

Menlo Park may amend its police body camera policy to allow the deletion of videos with no investigative relevance upon request...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Bad Cop, No Donut, on Jun 2, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 1728 Views


40 Hour Work Week for City Employees

Do any of the candidates running for city council support the normal concept of city employees working 40 hours per week?...

Original post made by Barron Park resident on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Ha ha, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 4 comments | 1727 Views


What is more important??

It's Fleet Week. The Blue Angels fly over San Francisco and the Bay Area at 3:00 p.m. today. The President of the United...

Original post made by Bob on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 5 comments | 1727 Views


Stanford track assistant takes over top job at Texas State

==BI Cardinal corner== Jody Stewart, Stanford's associate head coach for track and field, has been named Director of Track...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
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Elderly man missing from Stanford Hospital

Palo Alto police are looking for an 84-year-old man who went missing from Stanford Hospital Monday afternoon after he was...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Not Surprised, on Jun 2, 2015 at 8:54 am | 4 comments | 1726 Views


Parents of skateboarding teens -- you should read this

Hi: I was just standing over the parking lot of CVS on MIddlefiield, about 3:30 pm./Tuesday, when I saw a gang of male...

Original post made by The Real Slim K on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Tamra, on Feb 17, 2016 at 9:23 am | 11 comments | 1725 Views


Cheating at Paly is okay?

Is Paly administration turning their heads at cheating also? My son came home and said that a Senior who is going to [portion...

Original post made by Parent on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Yimbytastic, on May 26, 2017 at 9:26 am | 8 comments | 1724 Views


Jeremy Lin remembers the stress at Paly

From the San Jose Mercury: "I remember not being able to sleep well on Sunday nights, waking up covered in sweat from...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 17, 2015
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How to stop unwanted sales calls?

I gave some information in November and they sold our phone number and we have been getting we solicitor calls at least 3...

Original post made by Upset on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by tweet, on Jun 17, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 1723 Views
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