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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals named for Jordan, Terman middle schools

A Campbell Union High School District administrator and San Jose Unified School District principal will become the new principals...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by Clean Sweep, on Jun 5, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 18 comments | 5253 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dozens rally against Trump's withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement drew...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jun 5, 2017 at 5:10 pm | 78 comments | 3587 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District may hire full-time Title IX officer, investigator

Palo Alto school board members are considering hiring a dedicated Title IX compliance officer and a separate investigator...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Board Mis-Management, on Jun 5, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 33 comments | 4991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Rail design workshop

City officials are preparing to kick off an intense community-engagement process on Saturday, May 20, aimed at educating...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by Easily Wiser than NIMBYs, on Jun 5, 2017 at 10:45 am | 11 comments | 2479 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In parting shot, planning commissioner slams council

For the past two years, Kate Downing has been one of Palo Alto's most passionate advocates for building more affordable housing....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jun 5, 2017 at 7:05 am | 341 comments | 38004 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Asian-Americans expand what 'community involvement' means

The venerable Silicon Valley-based group Asian Americans for Community Involvement, AACI for short, is about to celebrate...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by Get it Straight, on Jun 4, 2017 at 6:48 pm | 10 comments | 2553 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Radio in the Bay Area, Anyone remember KGO's mass firing last year ?

Hey Palo Altans and others. I just happened to be reminded of the changes at KGO radio about a year ago when KGO, fired...

Original post made by Former Radio Listener on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 4, 2017 at 6:33 pm | 9 comments | 12571 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 Jessie, on Jun 4, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 44 comments | 9568 Views

AROUND TOWN

In Old Palo Alto, something to talk about

Last Halloween, Old Palo Alto resident Catherine Debs launched a beautification project in her neighborhood aimed at bringing...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Luna, on Jun 4, 2017 at 1:46 pm | 16 comments | 4809 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 KarenP, on Jun 4, 2017 at 12:48 pm | 12 comments | 2127 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State to probe Kniss' campaign for possible violations

Prompted by a citizen complaint, the California Fair Political Practices Commission has launched an investigation into the...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Pants on fire, on Jun 4, 2017 at 11:50 am | 67 comments | 6502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto High School's Class of 2017 marks its milestone

The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon on Paly's main quad. An hour before commencement was scheduled to begin at 5...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by PA Parent, on Jun 3, 2017 at 10:52 pm | 6 comments | 3541 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man gets 60-years-to-life sentence for teen's murder

Antonio Sotelo-Moreno, 27, was sentenced to 60 years to life in prison for the 2014 first-degree murder of an 18-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 3, 2017 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 5648 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 Steve Dabrowski, on Jun 3, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 67 comments | 4368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandatory After School Activities

There was a lively discussion on this Forum last December about legal right of schools to assign homework. My question is...

Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Sonia, on Jun 3, 2017 at 5:04 pm | 30 comments | 6285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Top administrator, middle school principal to resign

More leadership shakeups are on the way for the Palo Alto Unified School District, with its chief student services officer...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2017
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Jun 2, 2017 at 11:50 pm | 22 comments | 9092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alums to grads: There's more than one path to success

Every spring at Gunn High School, graduating seniors adhere to a tradition: posting college rejection letters on what has...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by Michal Pasternak, on Jun 2, 2017 at 11:37 am | 4 comments | 5819 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pastor from East Palo Alto arrested for sexual assault

A pastor of a Menlo Park church has been arrested and could face six felony counts of sexual assault against juvenile and...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by Women 2, on Jun 2, 2017 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 3570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special-education director resigns mid-year

In the midst of Palo Alto Unified's efforts to reform its special-education department, the school district announced Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Campbell IEP Mom, on Jun 2, 2017 at 10:57 am | 15 comments | 6755 Views

AROUND TOWN

The next-best thing

Ever wish you could catch the Beatles in Menlo Park? How about a free performance by Santana in Palo Alto? Thanks to the...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by dtnorth, on Jun 2, 2017 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 1643 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.

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