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Paly names former assistant as new head wrestling coach

Braumon Creighton has been the assistant wrestling coach at Palo Alto High since 2011. It's a position he no longer fills,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Frick, 7 minutes ago | 2 comments | 88 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Airport runway set for overdue repairs

It didn't take long for Palo Alto to reap the benefits of taking over its namesake airport from Santa Clara County. The city...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, 18 minutes ago | 28 comments | 2029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Songbird, 21 minutes ago | 2 comments | 203 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police calls

Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/10/24/police-calls posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by TASS, 22 minutes ago | 2 comments | 26 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Disgusted, 29 minutes ago | 24 comments | 1156 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another 'Fiber to the Premise' resurrection for Palo Alto?

The long-discussed dream of getting true high-speed fiber-optic service for Palo Alto is looking like a real possibility....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Brendan, 36 minutes ago | 19 comments | 2364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Employees Forced to Pay for Their Own Substitutes

Wow. I was finally getting used to not stirring up the unions, and then I started hearing (in spite of the lack of press...

Original post made by Jimmy Hoffa on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by palo alto parent, 36 minutes ago | 1 comment | 81 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editing afoot by school candidate

EDITING AFOOT ... The Weekly noticed this week that one portion of school board candidate Catherine Crystal Foster's profile...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by no more pols, 41 minutes ago | 6 comments | 129 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Making a noise: Government officials attempt to influence aircraft regulations

Palo Alto and other government officials have so far been fighting an uphill battle to decrease airplane noise over their...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 76 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can we have a new Safeway like Los Altos?

I recently was visiting in Los Altos and used the new Safeway. It is a large store above a street level parking lot. Unlike...

Original post made by Safeway Shopper on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Christine, 56 minutes ago | 17 comments | 391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation — A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 105 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents face growing concern over small commuter planes

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation -- A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel." Some...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Quercus, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 28 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 140 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Fire district gets green light to buy a drone

A hand-held aerial drone, probably one with four helicopter blades, will likely take up residence soon in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to move forward with new El Camino Park fields

Four years after Palo Alto began to consider replacing the playing fields, upgrading the lights and sprucing up the pathways...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by common sense, 2 hours ago | 16 comments | 2861 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alo fourth-grader with Down syndrome wins self-advocacy award

Dashiell Meier might be Palo Alto's most accomplished 10 year old. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/10/24/palo-alo-fourth-grader-with-down-s...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sally Flaschner, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 54 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why no report about police activity at Challenger School?

Why is there no news item about this incident? Since it affected traffic in the evening commute, it is newsworthy even...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by AlmaT, 7 hours ago | 9 comments | 387 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children in YMCA adult locker rooms questioned

The YMCA of Silicon Valley has been allowing children 7 years old and younger to join their opposite-sex parents in the locker...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by member, 8 hours ago | 32 comments | 3127 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Propositions 1 & 2 - Opinions?

I listened to the Forum programs on these, and am really confused. Do I need to fear the limits on school reserves or...

Original post made by Votr on Oct. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 29 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto residents seek relief from train noise

Living next to downtown Palo Alto's bustling train station has many benefits, but for residents of 101 Alma St., a good night's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Fred, 10 hours ago | 59 comments | 5238 Views
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