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Where's Edmund?

Noticed that Edmund Burke is no longer on the list of PA Weekly bloggers. I also haven't seen any EB comments in the last...

Original post made by A parent, too on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by village fool, 26 minutes ago | 1 comment | 46 Views


Palo Alto library subscribes to novel music idea

Palo Alto City library is one of around 3,000 in the United States and 5,000 worldwide that subscribe to Freegal Music, a...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Giants Fan, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 867 Views


Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Mike, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 539 Views


Commission: Palo Alto parks struggling to keep up with growth

With parking and traffic dominating Palo Alto's debate over a new "community vision," the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, 1 hour ago | 118 comments | 4436 Views


East Palo Alto commences search for interim city manager

The East Palo Alto City Council tonight will review proposals from four recruitment firms, one of which will undertake the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cactus, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 55 Views


County expands homeless programs while searching for new shelter

Faced with a shortage of beds to accommodate the county's homeless population this coming winter, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 1 hour ago | 14 comments | 1718 Views


Ruling paves the way for Buena Vista's closure

The closure of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park became more imminent Wednesday, when an administrative judge upheld the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 2 hours ago | 52 comments | 3485 Views


Prominent Palo Alto developer Ryland Kelley dies

Palo Alto native and Stanford graduate Ryland Kelley died on Saturday, Aug. 30, friends and family have confirmed. He was...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 124 Views


Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Fees, 3 hours ago | 77 comments | 4229 Views


Volunteers build East Palo Alto playground in one day

A new playground at Bell Street Park in East Palo Alto -- constructed by volunteers Wednesday in all of six hours -- will...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cynthia Bojorquez, 4 hours ago | 7 comments | 2325 Views


Holman cleared by FPPC after 'conflict of interest' claim

Councilwoman Karen Holman did not violate state law when she urged city staff to explore rezoning sites on Arastradero Road...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, 5 hours ago | 81 comments | 3228 Views


Walk this way

With the popularity these days of marathon running, those of us who walk as our main exercise might be tempted to feel bad...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by parent, 8 hours ago | 11 comments | 2902 Views


Zipcar pulls up in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto's carless commuters and residents now have their pick from 10 available-for-rent Zipcars, thanks to the car-sharing...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Steve, 8 hours ago | 32 comments | 3346 Views


Suspect sought in Thursday groping near California Avenue

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they say groped a woman near a Park Boulevard business on Thursday, Aug. 28. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
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Palo Alto commission defends 'planned community' zoning

Despite much community anxiety, Palo Alto's planning commissioners made a case Wednesday for preserving the city's "planned...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, 10 hours ago | 57 comments | 2742 Views


"A" for the Palo Alto Police Department; "F" for our abysmal mental health system

My 37 year old son has suffered from severe mental illness for almost 15 years now. Like many others who have similar diagnoses,...

Original post made by John Jacobs on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by anon, 11 hours ago | 5 comments | 220 Views


Local library subscribes to novel music idea

For card-carrying members of the Palo Alto City Library, book and movie checkouts last for weeks but music downloads last...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by casey, 11 hours ago | 6 comments | 479 Views


Embarcadero Road fixes coming

Few road segments in Palo Alto flummox commuters and traffic engineers like the short but bustling stretch of Embarcadero...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Jean, 15 hours ago | 57 comments | 4333 Views


Palo Alto speeds ahead with new electric-vehicle requirements

Faster than a speeding Tesla, Palo Alto has dramatically expanded its requirements for electric-vehicle chargers, which thanks...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by DrewBarrymore, 18 hours ago | 28 comments | 5819 Views


Does Common Core leave our kids behind?

As we are coming to terms with Common Core in our classroom there is criticism that it is dumbing down our kids' education. In...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by Oh, Please, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 187 Views
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