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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A whole new image for San Antonio corridor

The massive facelift of Mountain View's San Antonio corridor has already begun -- with the first phase of the San Antonio...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 31, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 95 comments | 13969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women's shelter closes, quickly reopens as rains move in

A new women's homeless shelter that successfully opened on Jan. 26 at a Palo Alto church abruptly closed on Thursday after...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 31, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 50 comments | 3517 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman shot after 'horsing around' with boyfriend

A man was arrested Monday for being a felon in possession of a firearm and for being in violation of his probation after...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Mar 31, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 31 comments | 1333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford admits 2,138 to Class of 2018

Stanford University sent acceptance and rejection notifications Friday, March 28, to more than 40,000 high school students...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Hung Lo, on Mar 31, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1910 Views

AROUND TOWN

In possible abuse cases, 'Trust the hairs on the back of your neck'

When something seems odd about a situation involving young children and possible sexual or other abuse, "The best thing anybody...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Mar 31, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 1784 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women hoping to make one more road trip

Chiney Ogwumike scored 29 points and grabbed 15 rebounds while fellow senior Mikaela Ruef also recorded a double-double with...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 31, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Foothills mystery parcel proposed as park addition

A piece of property at the base of Foothills Park's beautiful Las Trampas Valley, once the subject of closed-door discussions...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Mar 31, 2014 at 12:02 pm | 43 comments | 4811 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contract for California Avenue revamp set for approval

When Palo Alto officials unanimously approved in 2011 a proposal to reduce lanes and add an assortment of street improvements...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ethan , on Mar 31, 2014 at 11:06 am | 31 comments | 2742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking tales from the old Paly gym

The Palo Alto Weekly is preparing a retrospective on Palo Alto High School's 85-year-old gym, slated for demolition this...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Tom Sullivan, on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:02 am | 18 comments | 5229 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest carjacking suspect after standoff

East Palo Alto police arrested two suspected gang members after a brief standoff at a home in the city early Saturday morning...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 30, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 6 comments | 1707 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

History buffs face funding gap for new Palo Alto museum

Palo Alto's history buffs and high-tech visionaries have no shortage of plans, dreams and ambitions when it comes to building...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 30, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 33 comments | 4422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duveneck residents: pls confirm your Comcast was out - thx

Dear fellow Duveneck residents: I was told a story by Comcast that I would like to confirm. Many of us pay very high prices...

Original post made by Duveneck homeowner on Mar. 30, 2014
Last comment by My Dog Has Better Internet, on Mar 30, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Caution and skepticism needed on transit-center lease

It is ironic that at the very time the city is promoting a community discussion about the future of the area surrounding...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Mar 30, 2014 at 12:19 am | 10 comments | 1028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical community rallies around injured Egyptian woman

When Gehane Guirguis set out for a short vacation on a bus from Cairo, Egypt, to the Red Sea in July 2012, she could not...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Carima, on Mar 29, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 6 comments | 3861 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain Citizens Advisory Committee

The April 3 Caltrain Joint Powers Board meeting agenda includes the appointment of Greg Scharff to Caltrain's Citizens Advisory...

Original post made by Transit Oriented Development on Mar. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Psychiatrist's dream lives on after his death

When psychiatrist Peter Lucy died from colon cancer on March 13, he left unfinished a plan to create a center for battered...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Homer renter, on Mar 29, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 2705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cubberley High School Class of í74 is Holding a 40th Reunion

If you were in the graduating class of 1974, or part of the same cohort (even if you graduated early or didnít finish up...

Original post made by RisaS on Mar. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth a Look

This week, Worth a Look highlights an exhibition by the Palo Alto Camera Club, a history lesson on the role of pencils in...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2014
Last comment by June, on Mar 29, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn principal Villalobos to step down

Gunn High School Principal Katya Villalobos announced Tuesday she will step down June 30 after four years of leading the...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 29, 2014 at 8:28 am | 55 comments | 5831 Views

AROUND TOWN

A tool for discovery

The Palo Alto Public Arts Commission has mostly completed and launched a searchable online database of Palo Alto's public...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 29, 2014 at 1:58 am | 2 comments | 1418 Views
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Finding mentors in would-be bosses
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A memorable Paly prom
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Passover Joke
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