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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn High start new school year

Students and staff were getting oriented to classes, some new programs and significant campus construction on the first day...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Aug 15, 2017 at 6:35 pm | 8 comments | 5751 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High student dies by suicide

Gunn High School Principal Kathie Laurence, in an email to school families this afternoon, is urging parents to talk openly...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 74993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Almost game time

Palo Alto High School's new 91,765-square-foot athletic complex, set to open this fall, rivals most high schools' and even...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by 80's Paly, on Aug 15, 2017 at 4:11 pm | 14 comments | 5033 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood Snapshot: Crescent Park

Lush tree branches reach over the wide streets of Crescent Park, giving the Palo Alto neighborhood a small-town feel even...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by R. Winslow, on Aug 15, 2017 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 1342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ruling temporarily halts campaign to recall Brock Turner judge

The effort to recall Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky has been temporarily halted, with a judge approving a restraining...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2017
Last comment by Robert Smith, on Aug 15, 2017 at 10:23 am | 27 comments | 3435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's Kathie Laurence named Gunn principal

Kathie Laurence, a Palo Alto High School assistant principal and former social studies teacher, will take over as the permanent...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Old Fogey, on Aug 15, 2017 at 8:30 am | 38 comments | 7963 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to pick new police chief this fall

If you're a decisive, high-energy visionary with a strong command presence, proven success in dealing with unions and the...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Kirk Wood, on Aug 15, 2017 at 6:47 am | 7 comments | 2484 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Chryst one of Stanford football team captains

Seven Stanford football players were selected by their teammates on Sunday to serve as team captains for the 2017 season:...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Bill Ross, on Aug 15, 2017 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 2279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vigil against hate attracts hundreds

Several hundred people marched in a candlelight procession in Mountain View on Sunday night in a solidarity against white...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Outraged, on Aug 14, 2017 at 8:19 pm | 33 comments | 3212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With costs rising, Palo Alto taps brakes on new waste facility

When Palo Alto voters went to the polls in 2011 to "undedicate" 10 acres of parkland in the Baylands, they had a clear goal:...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by UdyRegan, on Aug 14, 2017 at 7:48 pm | 17 comments | 3215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New dewatering facility coming to the Baylands

City officials marked a new beginning Wednesday at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant where work will begin on a new...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by UdyRegan, on Aug 14, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 13 comments | 1005 Views

AROUND TOWN

City eyes $10.6M price tag for janitorial work

Palo Alto's commitment to fair wages will face its first real test Monday night, when the City Council considers a new janitorial...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Aug 14, 2017 at 9:12 am | 7 comments | 2910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Barry's Bootcamp coming to Palo Alto

In this week's retail column, find out where cult-workout favorite Barry's Bootcamp is opening in Palo Alto plus a new teenage...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by cat, on Aug 14, 2017 at 7:34 am | 5 comments | 4653 Views

BOOKS

Behind the Headlines: summer movies preview

On this week's Behind the Headlines, movie critic Peter Canavese joins the Weekly's Gennady Sheyner and Anna Medina for a...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1880 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire extinguished at three-unit apartment building

Residents of a two-story apartment building in Palo Alto's Ventura neighborhood have been displaced by a fire that broke...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Lisa, on Aug 14, 2017 at 3:29 am | 2 comments | 2640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Buena Vista's finish line

In less than a month, Palo Alto's most well-known and debated housing for low-income families will be officially saved from...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Aug 13, 2017 at 11:30 pm | 16 comments | 2715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA reviewing proposals to reduce airplane noise

The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing more than 100 recommendations that a committee of South Bay legislators...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Aug 13, 2017 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 3058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Creating space down under

Leonie Walker and her wife Kate O'Hanlan moved into their Portola Valley home in 1991 and worked with Harrell Remodeling...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2017
Last comment by UdyRegan, on Aug 13, 2017 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 2097 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Target to open 'flexible-format' store in East Palo Alto

Target will open a new "flexible format" store in the Ravenswood Shopping Center in East Palo Alto, the retail company announced...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Palo Altan , on Aug 13, 2017 at 6:12 pm | 14 comments | 13841 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 PAHS Parent, on Aug 12, 2017 at 8:55 pm | 92 comments | 15916 Views
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