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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn grads celebrate diversity, being in the moment

For the Class of 2017, Gunn High School has been at times transformative and nerve-racking, inspiring and trying but above...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, on Jun 1, 2017 at 8:49 pm | 10 comments | 3248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High School

Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/06/01/palo-alto-high-school posted Thursday, June 1,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, on Jun 1, 2017 at 8:44 pm | 1 comment | 1014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park may take stand on Trump executive order

When Menlo Park's City Council meets Tuesday, it may take a stand on President Trump's Jan. 25 executive order, which states...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jun 1, 2017 at 4:52 pm | 19 comments | 2685 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 Old Stats, on Jun 1, 2017 at 7:18 am | 73 comments | 6717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Many ideas, little consensus on housing crisis

Everyone seems to agree that the housing situation in the Bay Area has reached a crisis -- but what to do about it remains...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by NewInfo, on Jun 1, 2017 at 7:12 am | 12 comments | 1368 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 common sense, on Jun 1, 2017 at 12:05 am | 24 comments | 5469 Views

SPORTS

2017 All-League Boys Lacrosse teams

==B Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division == ==B Co-MVPS: ==Cooper Waymire, Menlo-Atherton and David Peterson, Sacred Heart...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by james, on May 31, 2017 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district seeks members for renaming committee

Calling all Palo Alto Unified students, staff, parents and alumni interested in the renaming of Jordan and Terman middle...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by DennisAlan, on May 31, 2017 at 4:18 pm | 24 comments | 2566 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 Colleen, on May 31, 2017 at 11:39 am | 8 comments | 3078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental nonprofit's director to resign

Environmental Volunteers Executive Director Allan Berkowitz will leave his position effective June 30 after 17 years. Read...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Grateful neighbor, on May 31, 2017 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1911 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College continues search for baseball coach

Menlo College continues its search for a baseball coach to replace Jake McKinley, who stepped down last week to accept the...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Randy Clunge, on May 31, 2017 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 748 Views

SPORTS

Surpassing expectations lead to pleasant surprises at CCS meet

Menlo School's Robert Miranda and Palo Alto's Michel-Ange Siaba each won a Central Coast Section title Friday night during...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Paly parent, on May 31, 2017 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 1705 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 Hmm, on May 31, 2017 at 7:13 am | 10 comments | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 30, 2017
Last comment by Where have all the flowers gone?, on May 30, 2017 at 10:56 pm | 3 comments | 3852 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested after police pursuit

A 37-year-old Palo Alto resident wanted for a probation violation was arrested after a pursuit to his home that involved...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 30, 2017 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 1445 Views

SPORTS

Stanford at home to start the baseball road to Omaha

The yellow brick road to Omaha starts at Sunken Diamond this season. Stanford is the No. 8 national seed at the NCAA Baseball...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by EllenU85, on May 30, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want to understand Silicon Valley?

We arrived in Palo Alto from Hamburg, Germany, on Aug. 6, 2015, with a 5-year-old daughter who was proud to master writing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by just curious, on May 30, 2017 at 4:37 pm | 58 comments | 34377 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seeking man for lewd act on Bol Park trail

Palo Alto police are asking the public to help identify a man who was seen allegedly masturbating on Thursday on the Bol...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by parent, on May 30, 2017 at 1:01 pm | 5 comments | 4173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees to discuss Title IX, sex ed curriculum

The Palo Alto school board will convene for a special meeting on Wednesday morning to discuss several hot-button topics,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Culture of Impunity, on May 30, 2017 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 2318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Government closures, services on Memorial Day

We've compiled a list of local and regional agencies that will be closed, opened or running limited services on Memorial...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on May 30, 2017 at 5:04 am | 1 comment | 1626 Views
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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