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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to give update on achievement-gap work

Close to two years after a group of students, teachers, parents and administrators highlighted the ways in which the Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by echo, on Jan 11, 2017 at 11:55 am | 20 comments | 2770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plan to address achievement gap must be more refined, trustees and parents say

The Palo Alto school board and community members urged district staff on Tuesday to move a draft plan to reduce the Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Jan 11, 2017 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 2507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pickup truck runs red light, T-bones sedan

A pickup truck driver going east on Oregon Expressway ran a red light and T-boned a sedan on Bryant Street Tuesday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jan 10, 2017 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 2002 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Will new council members shift Palo Alto's priorities?

When the Palo Alto's new City Council meets in late January to set its priorities for the 2017, housing and transportation...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Innovation, on Jan 10, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 27 comments | 5495 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Storm downs treasured oak tree in Palo Alto neighborhood

The weekend storm that blew through Palo Alto led to the fall of a treasured live oak tree in the Barron Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by JC, on Jan 10, 2017 at 3:59 pm | 5 comments | 9446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rinconada Pool outsourcing plan up for a vote

Palo Alto's debate over whether to expand and outsource the learn-to-swim program at the popular Rinconada Pool could be...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Judith Schwartz, on Jan 10, 2017 at 3:15 pm | 11 comments | 3374 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton a 56-47 winner heading into league play

==BI Prep report == It’s always a big event for Menlo-Atherton coach Mike Molieri when he goes up against Half Moon Bay...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Chester Wong, on Jan 10, 2017 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 2287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District homework policy roll-out stalls

When people talk about homework in Palo Alto, they often wonder: What, exactly, is the district's policy on homework? Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sherri, on Jan 10, 2017 at 11:23 am | 29 comments | 10272 Views

SPORTS

Nueva's win over Kehillah Jewish tells a different story

==BI Prep basketball == Junior guard Ben Winer scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds but the Kehillah Jewish boys basketball...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by raymond copstein, on Jan 10, 2017 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police find missing at-risk man

A man with short-term memory loss who was missing from his Palo Alto home since about 5 a.m. Tuesday has been found. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Matt Smuts, on Jan 10, 2017 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 2198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Positive Story

Today I went to my nearest Walgreens for my errands, and I came across an elderly woman who looked liked she was lost and...

Original post made by Anton Ulasovich on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by neighbor, on Jan 10, 2017 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 328 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Recall campaign: State ruling that cleared judge is 'error-ridden'

The campaign working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, sparked by his sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 10, 2017 at 5:17 am | 7 comments | 3524 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

In the spotlight again, Stanford rebuts New York Times story on sexual assault

A New York Times story describing Stanford University's "struggles and pitfalls" in adjudicating sexual-assault cases --...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Jan 10, 2017 at 2:25 am | 16 comments | 4555 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for prowling in Pleasanton neighborhood

Two Palo Alto residents were found by police allegedly prowling in a Pleasanton neighborhood early Saturday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 9, 2017 at 7:03 pm | 1 comment | 4638 Views

SPORTS

Paly, Spartans to duel in SCVAL girls soccer showdown

Something will have to give when the Palo Alto girls soccer team travels to Mountain View for an important early SCVAL De...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by Big Schu, on Jan 9, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto in the Fifties

What a great place to grow up. We could ride our bikes anywhere, almost. I was on the traffic patrol squad crossing...

Original post made by Paul Duggan on Jan. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 248 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford historian to give talk on Electoral College Jan. 11

The results of the 2016 presidential election — with Republican nominee Donald Trump securing nearly 80 more electoral...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Jan 9, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 17 comments | 4032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A bridge to stability

The school day is done, the homework is polished off and all that's left to do for the two boys sitting at a table on a rainy...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sylvia, on Jan 9, 2017 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 2663 Views

MOVIES

The most -- and least -- memorable films of 2016

Palo Alto Weekly movie critic Peter Canavese shares his highlights in film from 2016, including his top 10 -- and bottom...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by From Mtn View, on Jan 9, 2017 at 10:53 am | 4 comments | 3779 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Theranos fires 41% of staffers

Palo Alto's Theranos fires 41% of staffers. Will this have an impact on Palo Alto home prices? CNN news report: http://money.cnn.com/2017/01/06/technology/theranos-layoffs-41-percen...

Original post made by liz on Jan. 8, 2017
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 9, 2017 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 292 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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