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AROUND TOWN

Memorial Day - Not just a holiday

Watch this before you begin your fun and games and remember why you have the freedom to do as you wish: https://www.youtube.com/embed/eEs4ke7cdNQ?feature=player_detailpage%25...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by Profit, 51 minutes ago | 3 comments | 95 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by isabella, 5 hours ago | 375 comments | 354438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A moment of truth

The Palo Alto Unified School District board of trustees faces a critical leadership test over multiple sexual assault revelations. Read...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by ignore no more , 8 hours ago | 19 comments | 3741 Views

RESTAURANTS

From Naples with love

According to Costas Eleftheriadis, owner of Napoletana Pizzeria in Mountain View, all the recipes he uses are from his grandmother...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by ChrisC, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 1537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School principal resigns

Denise Herrmann, who has served as principal of Gunn High School for the last three years, announced her resignation on Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Having trouble posting, 13 hours ago | 53 comments | 10771 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: College Terrace Market to open, flower shop could close

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the upcoming opening of the College Terrace Market, the potential closure of...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Sarah, 14 hours ago | 3 comments | 1936 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With ideal climate and landscape, why aren't we biking?

One of the reasons I love life in Palo Alto is because our city has made a serious commitment to bicycle infrastructure....

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, 14 hours ago | 44 comments | 2448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town: air time; thinking small

Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on people, events and other happenings. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/05/27/around-town-air-time-thinking-...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by more noise, 14 hours ago | 8 comments | 1271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja plan creates rifts among neighbors

Castilleja School's proposal to expand the campus and enrollment has created a division so deep that there are neighbors...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Casti's plans, 16 hours ago | 52 comments | 3879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Wave that changed the world

The classroom guards, symbolic armbands and secret salutes carried out by members of an elite student movement at Cubberley...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by Reginanicole, 19 hours ago | 25 comments | 12784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another sexual assault reported at Paly

A female Palo Alto High School student who said she was sexually assaulted on the school’s quad by a male student in November...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Thomas , 22 hours ago | 86 comments | 13212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Test the Palo Alto Public Library mobile app

Library patrons and technology lovers are invited to Mitchell Park Library on Thursday, Sept. 15, to test the Palo Alto Public...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Dissapointed, 22 hours ago | 3 comments | 1702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen to receive Hornaday Award for environmental work

Wes Stocken, a seventh-grader at JLS Middle School and a Star Scout in Palo Alto's Boy Scout Troop 57, will receive the William...

Original post made on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by Kevin, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 884 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More carpool and express lanes on U.S. Highway 101?

How to manage congestion on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County is the focus of two public...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on May 27, 2017 at 10:41 pm | 6 comments | 1109 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Two options to separate Caltrain tracks from roads move forward

The Menlo Park City Council is pursuing two options to separate Menlo Park roads from the Caltrain tracks. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by One Dollar Bob, on May 27, 2017 at 10:23 pm | 4 comments | 1913 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may ask voters to help pay for new parks

Faced with a limited budget and nearly limitless ambitions for park improvements, Palo Alto officials are considering going...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by what we do not want, on May 27, 2017 at 10:07 pm | 48 comments | 3443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School changes expansion plans

Officials of Castilleja School unveiled revisions to a proposed expansion on Thursday, hoping that changes to an underground...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by No upside for Palo Alto, on May 27, 2017 at 9:49 pm | 60 comments | 5565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

<B><B>MARKET OPENING ... </B>The wait is almost over: <B>College Terrace Market</B> is preparing to open its doors at the...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on May 27, 2017 at 7:27 pm | 6 comments | 175 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why so many grouchy people?

Lately, around Silicon Valley, I have encountered outspoken, rude strangers and I have regretted biting my tongue. What is...

Original post made by Huh? on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 27, 2017 at 6:53 pm | 33 comments | 2822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Tunneling the tracks worth exploring

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 27, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 17 comments | 3395 Views
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Cherries and Berries
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,550 views

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,009 views

Meeting Other New Parents
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 736 views

They Are the Lucky Ones
By Max Greenberg | 1 comment | 239 views

 

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