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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Train rolling into town Saturday

Santa Claus is coming to town. The Caltrain Holiday Train, decorated with 40,000 lights, arrives on Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 3, 2009 at 10:08 pm | 1 comment | 1927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly team places third in national math contest

A team of students from Palo Alto High School placed third in a national math contest, the 2009 Team Scramble, administered...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Dec 3, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 2421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto finds $4.8M hole in last year's budget

Soaring overtime costs and miscalculations in salary savings caused Palo Alto to spend $4.8 million more than it budgeted...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kerry, on Dec 3, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 42 comments | 2992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Choice School Lotteries

In the neighborhood / choice school comments & debate I would like to voice a frustration. I don't think it is appropriate...

Original post made by Do Your Research on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 5 comments | 2262 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victor Frost pleads 'not guilty' to disturbance

Victor Frost, Palo Alto's well-known panhandler, plead "not guilty" on Tuesday morning to a misdemeanor charge of disturbing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by DEFROST PA, on Dec 2, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 24 comments | 2238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building plans for high schools up for review

Landscape and construction plans for Gunn and Palo Alto high schools will be up for review in a series of community meetings...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 1945 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View woman assaulted with lemon

Police say a 41-year-old Mountain View woman was injured when her neighbor and his friend hit her in the stomach with an...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 2, 2009 at 3:24 am | 14 comments | 2345 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is he talking about the town square?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/pda/2009/nov/20/stephen-fry-twitter "I don't know about you but whenever I read a blog...

Original post made by pleb on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Anony Mouse, on Dec 1, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1721 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Would Lytton Plaza be better named as 'Thoits Plaza'?

Lytton Plaza was created nearly 50 years ago. In two weeks, the renovated park will be rededicated and open to the public....

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by Bait and Switch, on Dec 1, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 12 comments | 2720 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Father says autopsy shows Stanford student was murdered

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Original post made on Aug. 20, 2007
Last comment by ME, on Dec 1, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 32 comments | 7829 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tunes and tradition

Palo Alto High School Choir Director Michael Najar leads the annual Paly Choir Reunion -- a Paly tradition for more than...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Meg Waite Clayton, on Dec 1, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 3 comments | 2182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ceramic Sculptures by Pancho Jimenez at CSMA Beginning Friday, December 11

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View presents Ceramic Sculptures by Francisco “Pancho”...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Dec. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School crisis expert to speak at Paly Tuesday

School crisis and recovery expert Marleen Wong will speak about suicide prevention, youth depression and crisis support Tuesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Denise, on Dec 1, 2009 at 10:25 am | 16 comments | 2102 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tiger Woods injured in Florida car crash

Acclaimed golfer Tiger Woods has been injured in a car crash in Florida early Friday morning, state officials announced....

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 1, 2009 at 9:09 am | 14 comments | 1916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto parents group wants to shut down Caltrain

A group of Palo Alto parents (unknown exactly who or how many they are) demands that Caltrain run its trains at 5mph through...

Original post made by train rider on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by false statement, on Dec 1, 2009 at 7:51 am | 65 comments | 3293 Views

AROUND TOWN

Impressions of fall

Palo Alto might not be the Hudson River Valley or Vermont, with forests of orange, red and gold. But there are colors enough...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Bostonian, on Nov 30, 2009 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 2329 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dramatic final arguments in Alvarez trial

The death of East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May comes down to bad choices made by both the officer and defendant Alberto...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 24 comments | 2148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kevin Skelly is 'taking these matters seriously'

"I am taking these matters seriously," Palo Alto schools Superintendent Kevin Skelly told the Weekly Friday relating to allegations...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 43 comments | 2769 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Panhandler's fight of 'sit-lie' ban continues

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Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by J.D., on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 77 comments | 3581 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA woman pleads not guilty to murder charges

A 22-year-old East Palo Alto woman facing murder charges in connection with the April stabbing death of a San Francisco father...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mrs. Earby, on Nov 30, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 3 comments | 2456 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Water, baking soda, vinegar and slime
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 1,032 views

Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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