3 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly
All parents who paid summer school tuition to PAUSD for 2013 will automatically receive full refunds, according to a statement by superintendent Kevin Skelly and confirmed by a source close to the district.
7 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe
James Franco may have just starred in Oz The Great And Powerful , one of the biggest hits of 2013 so far, but the paycheck from the movie must not have been big enough for him to make his new pet project, a film version of his Palo Alto book.
7 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel
A 6-year-old boy died Monday after being mauled by a family dog, a pit bull mix, at a Union City home, police said Tuesday.
7 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto High School Principal Phil Winston Monday announced he had resigned from the job he's held for the past three years, saying he wants to protect his physical health.
10 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area
A 6-year-old boy who was mauled by a pit bull in Union City on Monday morning has died, prompting an investigation.
11 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal
A Yep, Mrs. Roadshow and I made that trek not too long ago. I don't think our poor Prius has recovered.
Palo Alto on Monday gave an emotional sendoff to Planning Director Curtis Williams, whose mild-mannered leadership, passion for community engagement and encyclopedic knowledge of local zoning laws won praise from even some of the city's most vehement land-use critics.
The board of directors of the Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo announced Monday that it is working with the Peery Foundation to create a matching gift challenge for rebuilding the facility as part of the master planning project for Rinconada Park.
Palo Alto will present potential plans for parking in the downtown area at a pair of community meetings scheduled for June 18 and 19 at 7 p.m. The meetings, held in the council chambers at City Hall, will cover possible plans for residential parking restrictions and/or permit parking programs in the Downtown North and South neighborhoods, according ... (more)
Va de bye: If you wondered what had become of Shane McAnelly, the Oakley native who was exec chef at Walnut Creek's much loved Va de Vi up until December, here's an update.
Taking a page from the Summer Solstice yoga fest in New York's Times Square, five local yoga teachers will hold a free, public, outdoor yoga session Friday, June 21. Palo Alto yoga teacher Manjiri Subhash, who "grew up around yoga" in India, urges yoga practitioners of all levels to unroll their mats in Rinconada Park from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the ... (more)
Won't you consider contributing a few hours a week to help keep our five Palo Alto libraries up-to-date and thriving? Friends of the Palo Alto Library's monthly sales of donated books and media raise much-needed funds to purchase new books, furniture, technology, and special programs.
Web Link was published in the Palo Alto Weekly today. It indicates that the Federal government has stepped in and determined that Palo Alto Unified staff failed to do their jobs to prevent bullying of special education students with disabilities in their district.
Leaves under a barbecue left unattended at a Palo Alto home on Saturday afternoon caught on fire, causing minimal damage to the home and neighboring home's garages.
Much of downtown Palo Alto will be closed to traffic on Sunday, June 16, to make room for World Music day, which runs from noon to 8 p.m. Police said that University Avenue will be closed from High Street to Webster Street and Hamilton Avenue will be closed from Ramona Street to Bryant Street.
Increased reliance on local funds and diminished state and federal funding mark the Palo Alto school district's proposed $170 million operating budget for 2013-14.