Stanford announces expansion cancellation

S tanford University’s decision to abruptly cancel its 3.5-million-square-foot expansion means that the Palo Alto Unified School District won’t be getting extra students from the planned housing, but also won’...

Paly alumna killed in boat fire

A horrific fire aboard the scuba-diving boat Conception earlier this month claimed the life of 2001 Paly graduate Carrie McLaughlin.  McLaughlin, a 35-year-old Oakland resident, was a fervent activist for wo...

Athletes train with summer workouts

As the summer heat shines down upon the asphalt court, beads of sweat drip down sophomore Annika Shah’s forehead. Instead of practicing with her teammates, Shah is training alone, constantly trying to improve h...