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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proponents of Baylands compost plant not sold on new city proposal

With Palo Alto preparing to debate the future of composting on Tuesday night, several environmental advocates are asking...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Great quote, on Apr 27, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 12 comments | 4971 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto man falls in Yosemite climb

A 26-year-old Palo Alto man was seriously injured on Sunday morning after falling 30 feet during a climb in Yosemite National...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 27, 2014 at 7:04 pm | 8 comments | 4862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District rebuts Duveneck Elementary bullying complaint

In a strongly worded defense of the actions they took in response to bullying complaints at Duveneck Elementary School, Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by George Orwell, on Apr 27, 2014 at 12:01 am | 61 comments | 4504 Views

AROUND TOWN

The ludicrous lingo of HBO's 'Silicon Valley'

It was announced this Monday that "Silicon Valley," the Mike Judge-helmed HBO sitcom filmed in and around Palo Alto, has...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 26, 2014 at 9:36 pm | 8 comments | 4277 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Years after divisive vote, Palo Alto proposes sharp shift on composting

Palo Alto's contentious plan to build a Baylands facility for turning food, yard and other waste into energy is about to...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by My Take, on Apr 26, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 17 comments | 10192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Around Town

<B><B>TIME TO SHOW OFF THOSE APPS ...</B>The City of Palo Alto's 2014 <B>Apps Challenge</B>, launched earlier this year to...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Kudos Gunn!, on Apr 26, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 613 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Immigrant valley

In HBO's new series "Silicon Valley," filmed in and around Palo Alto, a group of techies live, work and breathe their next-big-thing...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 26, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 28 comments | 7898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Herb Wong, jazz icon and educator, dies at 88

Easter Sunday this year saw the passing of Herb Wong, a long-time Menlo Park resident renowned internationally as a jazz...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by mario alberto munguia, on Apr 26, 2014 at 2:34 pm | 6 comments | 3239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto planners to zoom in on Fry's site

It took more than seven years for Palo Alto to draw up a new vision for the neighborhoods around California Avenue, and about...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 26, 2014 at 11:45 am | 26 comments | 8284 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to 'enthusiastically' back open-space bond

Palo Alto officials are set to offer their endorsement tonight to an ambitious bond measure that would fund 25 open-space...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Quinton, on Apr 26, 2014 at 4:12 am | 19 comments | 3894 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man attacks, robs bicyclist Thursday

Palo Alto police have arrested a man who attacked and robbed a bicyclist on an East Bayshore Road bike trail Thursday morning. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Amusing, on Apr 26, 2014 at 1:10 am | 6 comments | 2985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Palo Alto residents start neighborhood association

Old Palo Alto neighborhood resident Nadia Naik never saw herself as a community activist. But when the issue of high-speed...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Herbert Kanner, on Apr 26, 2014 at 12:07 am | 28 comments | 6185 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Boy Scout advocates for street safety

A Palo Alto Boy Scout is trying to get city officials to change a Middlefield Road crossing he says is dangerous. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Apr 25, 2014 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Duveneck / St. Francis

Barbara Wolfe and her husband Elliott wanted to settle down after moving around the country for many years, and after one...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jean, on Apr 25, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 3 comments | 1497 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business registry proposed in Palo Alto

With offices filling up in downtown Palo Alto and parking shortages spurring tension between employees and residents, city...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by JS, on Apr 25, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 17 comments | 3008 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto rent board slams audit

Members of the East Palo Alto's Rent Stabilization Board on Wednesday lambasted an audit of the city's rent program as an...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 25, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 6 comments | 2844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parents, doctors urge board to stock EpiPens in schools

Doctors and parents came out in force Tuesday to urge the Palo Alto Board of Education to require schools to stock medication...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 25, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 47 comments | 10396 Views

SPORTS

SHP rallies to upend rival Menlo in PAL Bay Division baseball

Sacred Heart junior Cole March gunned down the tying run at home plate in the seventh inning to secure the Gators' 9-8 PAL...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Chris Parker, on Apr 25, 2014 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 2163 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Racism was dealt a blow today by the Supreme Court

The SCOTUS upheld an anti-racist law in Michigan, today. Some called it "affirmative action", but that is just pure racism....

Original post made by Jin on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Apr 25, 2014 at 10:02 am | 7 comments | 489 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund awards $400K in grants

For its 20th annual Holiday Fund, the Palo Alto Weekly awarded $400,000 in grants -- the greatest amount given in the fund's...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 25, 2014 at 3:59 am | 2 comments | 2984 Views
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