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SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Esther Wojcicki, journalism/English teacher, education innovator and author

Esther Wojcicki, also known as Woj, talks with Lisa Van Dusen from the new Palo Alto High School Media Arts Center (MAC)...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by James, on Nov 16, 2015 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 8348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto mulls raising age for buying tobacco

With Palo Alto's crusade against tobacco rapidly gathering force, two members of the City Council on Tuesday floated a proposal...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by 2nd hand smoker, on Nov 16, 2015 at 6:23 am | 46 comments | 6247 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FAA: Planes flying over Palo Alto, Mountain View hit by laser

Someone has been pointing lasers at the cockpits of jet aircraft flying over Palo Alto and Mountain View -- a potentially...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by It's the constant plane noise, on Nov 15, 2015 at 10:03 pm | 24 comments | 4152 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community meeting on proposed public safety building on Nov. 18

lans for Palo Alto's [http://paloaltoonline.com/news/print/2015/05/07/council-favors-sherman-avenue-lot-for-new-police-headquarters...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2015
Last comment by have some sense, on Nov 15, 2015 at 7:35 pm | 4 comments | 3608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City has little leeway with unfinished homes

Eight years after construction began, a Barron Park residence remains unfinished, much to the chagrin of neighbors who find...

Original post made on May. 12, 2013
Last comment by Toxic, on Nov 15, 2015 at 6:41 pm | 42 comments | 12671 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Inside Station 6

A siren screamed as Engine 66 raced down El Camino Real on its way to a medical call. Once there, the three-man crew jumped...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Nov 15, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 34 comments | 10594 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford provost to students: 'We have no desire to sweep anything under the rug'

Stanford University administrators engaged in rare public dialogue with students about sexual-assault issues on campus during...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Etchemendy and the "woman question", on Nov 15, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 19 comments | 7159 Views

SPORTS

Stanford turnovers too much to overcome in loss to Ducks

Oregon beat Stanford, 38-36, in a Pac-12 Conference football contest to remain in the hunt for the North Division title and...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by Peachtree High School Gtad, on Nov 15, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 2 comments | 4136 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our schools: some questions about the 22nd century

The plan for a new combined middle and high school in Palo Alto was unveiled at a special Oct. 26 meeting. We should look...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Volunteers2, on Nov 15, 2015 at 11:49 am | 3 comments | 2669 Views

SPORTS

True team effort leads Menlo girls to another CCS tennis title

Menlo School freshmen Ashley Vielma and Taylor Gould had a big tennis decision to make before Saturday's Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by Tennis Fan, on Nov 15, 2015 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 5040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly teacher resigns following sexual-harassment case

A Palo Alto High School teacher has received $150,000 from the school district in exchange for his resignation following...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Ashamedof PaloAlto, on Nov 14, 2015 at 9:42 am | 24 comments | 11726 Views

AROUND TOWN

After-school program builds kids' life skills

It was 5:25 p.m. on a Friday when a group of about 25 kids from the Palo Alto Housing Corporation's Residential Services...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Peaceman , on Nov 13, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 4201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDC to conduct suicide study

At the Palo Alto school district's request, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has agreed to conduct an...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Experienced Parent, on Nov 13, 2015 at 11:04 am | 38 comments | 10656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls have shot at ending CCS tennis droughts

==BI Prep roundup== The last time the Gunn girls played in a Central Coast Section Team Tournament title match was 1993....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Nov 13, 2015 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 3890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3213 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/13/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three options instead of three wishes

Residents don't need to rub a magic lamp to save energy at home, but they can still turn to a genie &#8212; the Home Efficiency...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 9466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>HOMESTEADING 101 ...</B> Learn how to both save water and plants on <B>Saturday, Nov. 14</B>, 2-5 p.m., at the Common...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Positively Green: The importance of good ventilation

In previous columns, I have mentioned the term "building science," an approach to building or remodeling a home that takes...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 7100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/13/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

Register Here