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SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school life: To whom it may concern

A veteran Palo Alto educator reflects on the challenges of high school -- and how teachers, students and parents can help. ■...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 7, 2017 at 8:57 pm | 131 comments | 55433 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New law to require suicide prevention training for psychologists

California has become the seventh state in the country to require that all licensed psychologists be trained in suicide risk...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Not needed, on Sep 7, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 2784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to transform animal shelter advances

Palo Alto's cramped but beloved animal shelter will be turned over to the nonprofit Pets in Need and ultimately replaced...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Roberta Garcia, on Sep 7, 2017 at 1:02 pm | 8 comments | 2048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Court nixes FAA flight-path changes in Arizona

A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday overturned the Federal Aviation Administration's controversial rerouting...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Something better, on Sep 7, 2017 at 12:07 pm | 27 comments | 4660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seniors forge friendships through lunch program

Tom Barry was holding court at the La Comida lunch program in Palo Alto Tuesday, Feb. 28, 12 seniors joining him at the long...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by May Field, on Sep 7, 2017 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 11101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OCR to investigate Paly sex-assault cases

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights will investigate two separate reports of sexual assault at Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by Paly Dad, on Sep 7, 2017 at 10:47 am | 32 comments | 5322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle-school principal to head secondary education

Sharon Ofek, principal at JLS Middle School since 2009, will be moving to the school district office to serve as chief academic...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Stew Pid, on Sep 6, 2017 at 11:36 pm | 14 comments | 5104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposed cafe for seniors means lunch program will need new home

Avenidas, a nonprofit that provides services to seniors, plans to open a cafe in its center at 450 Bryant St. -- ending speculation...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Avenidas, on Sep 6, 2017 at 9:07 pm | 20 comments | 3716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Pilates V and 'Community' pharmacy opening soon

Read about a family-owned fitness center coming to the California Avenue Business District and a new kind of pharmacy opening...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Sep 6, 2017 at 5:20 pm | 4 comments | 2381 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big changes afoot at San Antonio Center

A new round of large-scale demolition and construction is under way at San Antonio Center as part of a long-planned second...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Developer Borg Collective, on Sep 6, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 45 comments | 14026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to snuff out smoke in apartments

Palo Alto struck another blow against tobacco on Monday night, when the City Council decreed that every apartment building...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 6, 2017 at 11:31 am | 23 comments | 5605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Grade separations - headed for a train wreck?

This Tuesday the City Council will determine the process for designing the biggest transportation project in Palo Alto history...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Sep 5, 2017 at 9:06 pm | 52 comments | 4648 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Concerned about nuclear weapons? Here's why you should be

Why does the world need 15,000 nuclear weapons, when just a few will cause physical damage to huge swaths of land and the...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Essie Baradar, on Sep 5, 2017 at 7:49 pm | 9 comments | 2307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Unsolved 1986 murder could be reopened

The unsolved murder of a 27-year-old Palo Alto woman who was found in an Illinois cornfield 31 years ago could be reopened,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
Last comment by Hermia, on Sep 5, 2017 at 5:04 pm | 3 comments | 3911 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vigil planned in wake of DACA repeal

Bay Area politicians and immigrant advocacy groups sharply condemned a decision by President Donald Trump's administration...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Sep 5, 2017 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 2719 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls changes to annual office limit

Palo Alto's effort to limit office growth at three commercial zones is showing signs of success -- though not in a way that...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 5, 2017 at 10:46 am | 17 comments | 1845 Views

SPORTS

Locals help Brown volleyball get out to a fast start

The trio of Menlo-Atherton grad Eliza Grover and Menlo grads Elisa Merten and Melissa Cairo have helped the Brown women's...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
Last comment by Correction, on Sep 4, 2017 at 11:55 pm | 2 comments | 872 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Behind the Headlines: District investigates sexual assault; Saving Buena Vista

The Weekly's reporters delve into the Palo Alto school district's response to multiple sexual-assault accusations against...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town: to the rescue; mixed signals

Learn more about a firefighter assisting in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, pushback against Verizon installing cell antennas...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
Last comment by Nancy, on Sep 4, 2017 at 2:26 pm | 6 comments | 1736 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football goes the distance in victory over Rice

Bryce Love proved he could fill in quite nicely as Christian McCaffrey's replacement at Stanford, scoring a touchdown and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 4, 2017 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 1933 Views
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