Review: “Nebraska” offers an absorbing journey into family life

    A slow-paced, black-and-white movie, set in the small towns of the Great Plains and filled with the elderly may seem to be as irrelevant to California high schoolers as a film can get. However, the central story of “Nebraska” – an uplifting tale of redeemed dignity, convincingly penned by Bob Nelson – is universal and appealing enough to be relatable to all.

    Freshman English delaning postponed

    As in past years, incoming freshmen will be able to choose between English 9 and English 9A for the 2014-2015 school year, following a decision by the Palo Alto High School administration to defer Board of Education consideration of a proposal placing all freshmen in English 9A.