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Stanford to conduct test of campus emergency notification system

Stanford University will conduct a test of the campuswide [http://web.stanford.edu/group/SUDPS/Alertsufaq.shtml AlertSU]...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 957 Views

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Palo Alto Buddhist Temple marks milestone

It was born out of an idea discussed in a cemetery and it grew as a place of worship for Palo Alto's Buddhist community....

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Truthseeker, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 2607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree Cutting Connection to City Government

I can only understand the bizarre choices made by the city as to when and how to cut trees by positing a financial connection...

Original post made by Spoiler on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Sep 30, 2014 at 12:06 pm | 5 comments | 140 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order for flagging errors

An inpatient pharmacy technician supervisor at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto facility said he experienced...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Another Frontline Clinician, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:39 am | 15 comments | 3098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Legal costs soar as Palo Alto school board begins OCR lobbying

The Palo Alto school district spent more than $200,000 in the first seven months of 2014 in legal fees related to its cases...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Sep 30, 2014 at 7:52 am | 57 comments | 4479 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McGee calls for committee work on new elementary school

The Palo Alto school district's debate over the urgency to open a 13th elementary school, defined by years of delays in decision...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by JLS Mom, on Sep 30, 2014 at 12:13 am | 44 comments | 5022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Online Parking Permit System

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Parking Website Design & Online Permit System Hosting prior...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 29, 2014 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 83 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two notable events, PAW has no report or pictures.

This weekend had the airport open day and the sneak preview of the Mitchell Park library. The Weekly has not advertised either...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by common sense, on Sep 29, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 4 comments | 120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to unleash local dogs with 'shared-use' park

Dog owners yearning for new places to let their companions run free might soon get a little treat from the city. Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Tired of Stepping in Dog Poop, on Sep 29, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 67 comments | 4939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

code violations

anyome hear tired of baseless complaints by neighbors for zoning or code violations? one neighbor complained a fence was...

Original post made by frank on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 29, 2014 at 7:16 pm | 8 comments | 309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Airport Day aims to raise visibility of Palo Alto facility

The Palo Alto Airport Association will hold its free, public Airport Day, featuring tours, appearances by special aircraft,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Sep 29, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 6 comments | 1368 Views

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Board OKs 'working cafe' plan for Varsity Theatre in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's Historic Resources Board gave the thumbs up Wednesday to plans for a public "working cafe" in the front courtyard...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 29, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 39 comments | 6393 Views

SPORTS

Bowen reaches elite goal in Stanford water polo history

Stanford senior driver Alex Bowen joined the elite in Cardinal men's water polo history by scoring his 200th career goal...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Martin Johnson, on Sep 29, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 122 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto suicide victim identified

A man who fatally shot himself this week outside the Palo Alto courthouse has been identified as 31-year-old Joseph Scott,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by ripple, on Sep 29, 2014 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 5489 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College introduces a solid baseball recruiting class

Menlo College baseball coach Jake McKinley likes what he sees from his 14-player recruiting class that will take the field...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Hmm, on Sep 29, 2014 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents, school board candidates repeat pleas to repeal OCR resolution

As the Palo Alto Board of Education moves forward on efforts promised in its June resolution against the federal Office for...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Sep 29, 2014 at 1:24 am | 14 comments | 3224 Views

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Transplant survivor is flying high

Jennifer Julian sat in the flight simulator's cockpit and soared through the clouds. Before her, the large computer screen...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by PAA noise, on Sep 29, 2014 at 12:13 am | 4 comments | 3331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's new 'academic integrity' policy kicks off larger debate

Palo Alto High School Principal Kim Diorio says she wants to send a strong message about school culture with the unveiling...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Sep 28, 2014 at 10:10 pm | 64 comments | 10993 Views

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Developer proposes 30 homes for Maybell Avenue

The new owner of the Maybell Avenue site at the heart of last year's citizen referendum in Palo Alto is proposing a housing...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Local, on Sep 28, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 62 comments | 4171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Battle over the Baylands

The brown and dusty expanse of barren land next to Palo Alto's water-treatment plant looks like an unlikely setting for the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by funny, on Sep 28, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 36 comments | 3203 Views
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