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Unfriendly skies: Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise
At a gathering in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion in Atherton last month, as a resident began to speak about the incessant... Last comment 7 minutes ago | 73 comments

Downtown residents split over parking-permit program
As Palo Alto prepares to launch its long-awaited Residential Parking Permit Program, residents in the congested downtown... Last comment 3 hours ago | 25 comments

City seeks outreach help for Our Palo Alto initiative
With the Our Palo Alto initiative stretching into its second year, city officials are preparing to hire an outreach consultant... Last comment on Oct 24, 2014 at 11:05 am | 25 comments

Editing afoot by school candidate
EDITING AFOOT ... The Weekly noticed this week that one portion of school board candidate Catherine Crystal Foster's profile... Last comment 4 hours ago | 34 comments

 
 
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"SAP hosts GIRLsmarts4tech"
The SAP Palo Alto office turned into a workspace for 60 middle schoolers last week who were there for GIRLsmarts4tech, a workshop on computer science and technology. The girls had a packed day with hands-on sessions about making music on their computers, creating web pages, programming games, and even designing user interfaces. The aim was to jump-start students' interest in computer science by getting them to see the technology behind the things they use every day. Photo by Cheryl Allison. Submitted by Arunima Kumar on Oct 23, 2014

 
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Palo Alto mom launches app to help kids lose weight
Joanna Strober's 11-year-old son had a weight problem. Looking for advice and specific weight-loss tools, she took her son to see his pediatrician, who didn't offer much besides "exercise more, eat less," Strober said. Saturday, 9:34 AM | 6 comments

Ramping up at Mitchell Park Library in Palo Alto
The City of Palo Alto took local media on a guided tour Thursday of the new 56,332-square-foot Mitchell Park Library and Community Center, a project whose opening has been anticipated for two-and-a-half years. Saturday, 9:35 AM | 4 comments

Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise
Angry local residents say the Midpeninsula's skies are turning into an aeronautic superhighway and that federal levels for acceptable noise, which date to the 1970s, are obsolete and need to be updated -- pronto. Friday, 8:21 AM | 73 comments

Our election endorsements
Read the recommendations of the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online for the November 4, 2014 election. Saturday, 5:02 PM

Police arrest man for allegedly peeping into motel window
Palo Alto police arrested a man on Thursday, Oct. 23, for allegedly peeping into a motel window while parents were changing the clothes of their two young daugthers, according to a police department press release. Friday, 3:00 PM

Palo Alto schools mark Unity Day
A visit to any one of Palo Alto's 17 schools Thursday would have shown their own version of events to celebrate Unity Day, a nationwide bullying awareness campaign created in 2006 by the National Bullying Prevention Center. Friday, 8:51 AM | 8 comments

Downtown residents split over parking-permit program
As Palo Alto prepares to launch its long-awaited Residential Parking Permit Program, residents in the congested downtown neighborhoods are almost evenly split about the ambitious effort, which would require drivers to buy permits to park on residential streets. Friday, 9:06 AM | 25 comments

New direction proposed for Palo Alto's shuttle program
Palo Alto's tiny fleet of city-run shuttle buses may soon see a dramatic expansion, including a doubling of buses on the popular Crosstown route and a brand new service that would link the downtown Caltrain station with Mountain View businesses. Friday, 8:44 AM | 8 comments

Residents have growing concerns over commuter planes

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