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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Out of bounds? Drawing the line between 'motivational' and 'abusive' coaching in Palo Alto high schools -- Part 1

Some coaches generate explosions of parent and player complaints. Others inspire impassioned praise and loyalty. Sometimes...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by PA student, on May 23, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 168 comments | 19513 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged ATM thief, post office burglars arrested

A man suspected of stealing three Stanford Federal Credit Union ATM machines was arrested on Tuesday by Palo Alto Police...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by k2 everest, on May 23, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 8 comments | 3303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

UNDER FIRE ... Tension between the Palo Alto City Council and local firefighters flared up Tuesday night, when the council's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by George, on May 23, 2010 at 4:10 pm | 4 comments | 2435 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Genetically Modified Soy causes Infertility

Russian biologist Alexey V. Surovand and his colleagues set out to discover if Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM)...

Original post made by resident on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sue Jonez, on May 23, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 2403 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alberto Alvarez murder trial submitted to jury

Comparing the defense summation to the Wizard of Oz, a San Mateo County prosecutor implored jurors in the Alberto Alvarez...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by loving memory, on May 23, 2010 at 10:58 am | 16 comments | 4370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto may keep crossing guards, traffic team

Facing a crowd of Palo Alto children wearing bike helmets backed by concerned parents, a City Council committee voted unanimously...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on May 22, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 54 comments | 3185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Briones House

I want to respond to a bit of downputting of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's choosing the Juana Briones house...

Original post made by Jeanne McDonnell on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 22, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 5 comments | 1863 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Education that is not really supported

Stanford hospital has proposed a new PNDP (staff level criteria) for its' nurses. This staff level criteria is based on...

Original post made by RN for Education on May. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save the Crossing Guards: Charge for Highschool Parking

I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but do Palo Alto high schools really provide free parking for students who...

Original post made by Alex Green on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by ha_farloungtzen, on May 22, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 31 comments | 7012 Views

AROUND TOWN

100th birthday

Florence Sund Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12991 posted Friday, May...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by luckyjane9@yahoo.com, on May 22, 2010 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 2564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may break 50-foot barrier for buildings

Palo Alto, a city with a history of opposing high-rise developments and promoting the small, eclectic neighborhoods, is now...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by TimH, on May 22, 2010 at 10:28 am | 44 comments | 3581 Views

SPORTS

Editorial: Reforming Palo Alto's high school sports

With 1,600 high school students (44 percent) participating on 95 athletic teams in 17 sports, the sports programs at Gunn...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Paly Coach, on May 22, 2010 at 8:32 am | 6 comments | 3463 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congratulations to TheatreWorks!

I really enjoyed your article in early May on TheatreWorks and its 40 year anniversary. In high school, while at Paly, I...

Original post made by Carolann McCain Morykwas on May. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Briones House makes '11 Most Endangered' list

Palo Alto's oldest structure, the 1844 adobe home of Juana Briones, was named on Wednesday to the National Trust for Historic...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Everything is historic, on May 21, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 2061 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Historic' Toyota/Tesla deal will use NUMMI plant

A historic partnership between Toyota Motor Corporation and Tesla Motors to produce electric vehicles will bring jobs back...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by fyi, on May 21, 2010 at 2:17 pm | 6 comments | 3136 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor calls impact report a 'major milestone'

Completion of the draft impact report on the Stanford hospitals expansion/renewal project is a "major milestone," Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Etaoin Shrdlu, on May 21, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 12 comments | 5586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home-grown music

Re: the community calendar... The Soli Deo Gloria concert this weekend is conducted by Palo Alto resident Allen Simon, his...

Original post made by J. Kramer on May. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2333 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Documents and complaints

During the course of reporting on high school coaching the Weekly obtained many documents, including complaints submitted...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 21, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 3736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Royal Tongan Police Band performs in Palo Alto

Passersby and Palo Alto city employees were pleasantly surprised Wednesday when the Royal Tongan Police Band performed at...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by nat, on May 21, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2606 Views

SPORTS

Suit ban puts CCS spotlight back on athletes for swim finals

It didn't take long for the records to start falling at the 2009 Central Coast Section Swimming and Diving Championships....

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by swim fan, on May 21, 2010 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 2645 Views
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