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Stanford University names new band director

Stanford University's Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band has a new official leader: Russell Gavin, a music education...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Snarky, 46 minutes ago | 13 comments | 1840 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities clash with VTA over grade crossings

As the Valley Transportation Authority prepares to dole out the first leg of the $6 billion Measure B sales tax, Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by John, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 2647 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why would any American visit North Korea?

Can someone enlighten me on why the latest detained American was teaching in North Korea? Are people really naive or is it...

Original post made by What? on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Knew 4 personally, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 97 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City finds compromise on accessory housing

With residents clamoring for both more housing and more government transparency, the Palo Alto City Council agreed Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Annette, 2 hours ago | 116 comments | 6424 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Double Double Standards - violence against women

Just because Abhishek Gattani is an immigrant is not an excuse for not having a legitimate sentence for his violence and...

Original post made by Lenore on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 69 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal leaving Jordan Middle School after one year

The new principal of Jordan Middle School, Katie Kinnaman, will be leaving after one year on the job to move to Texas, she...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jordan mother, 5 hours ago | 43 comments | 8232 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High price to pay

Teachers, techies, corporate attorneys and advocates for seniors don't always speak with the same voice, but when Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident, 6 hours ago | 117 comments | 16991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audits find flaws in Palo Alto's purchasing policies

As Palo Alto heads into what promises to be a challenging budget season, a new review from the Office of City Auditor has...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, 7 hours ago | 9 comments | 2696 Views

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Move Your Car Or Be Towed!

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Original post made by Resident on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by follow the rules , 13 hours ago | 71 comments | 253480 Views

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Palo Alto teen creates her own Trekkie starship crew

Palo Alto High School junior Angeline Chen was first exposed to "Star Trek: Voyager" at 10 months old. Little did she know...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2017
Last comment by Louise68, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 3422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Exlusive interview with Rep. Anna Eshoo

On this week's "Behind the Headlines," Rep. Anna Eshoo discusses issues within and beyond Palo Alto, including airplane noise...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2017
Last comment by resident, 17 hours ago | 10 comments | 2483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student data exposed in data breach

The names, addresses, birth dates and test scores of 14,000 current and former students in the Palo Alto school district...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 19 hours ago | 13 comments | 6898 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto robber gets six months in county jail

A 23-year-old man who took part in a series of robberies in East Palo Alto was sentenced to serve six months in county jail...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, 19 hours ago | 2 comments | 1234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto parents protest new sex ed curriculum

Palo Alto Unified middle school students learned about human reproduction, abstinence and healthy relationships this spring...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Stay-at-home Mom, 23 hours ago | 81 comments | 10648 Views

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District attorney endorses judge facing recall

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, the embattled judge whose controversial sentencing of former Stanford University student...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by Thinking Out Loud, on Apr 24, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 16 comments | 2850 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man faces prison time for burglary

A 21-year-old East Palo Alto resident faces up to 11 years in state prison after pleading no contest to one felony count...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Gethin, on Apr 24, 2017 at 1:28 pm | 2 comments | 1123 Views

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One final bow

For the past quarter century, Redwood Bluegrass Associates has been supporting and promoting top-notch bluegrass concerts...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Real kudos and tough love, on Apr 24, 2017 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 1288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stop Castilleja Expansion signs

Stop Castilleja Expansion signs are all over Palo Alto asking PACC to Save PA Neighborhoods. Freedom of Speech in action!...

Original post made by Expansion signs on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by Should be stoped, on Apr 24, 2017 at 6:26 am | 49 comments | 2015 Views

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Grace Lee continues to stay active as she approaches 100 years old

Palo Alto resident Grace Lee sat down for an interview with the Weekly to share her life stories days before she marks a...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Jessy, on Apr 24, 2017 at 12:00 am | 13 comments | 2978 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In the shadow of deportation

The rumors of ICE deportations - and how quickly they spread - point to a population of immigrants who are not only afraid...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 23, 2017 at 9:36 pm | 57 comments | 5113 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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