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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rash of phone scams reported in Palo Alto

A range of phone scams have been reported in Palo Alto in recent weeks, including people posing as Internal Revenue Service...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by KLH, on Sep 8, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 24 comments | 7684 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local Whole Foods markets implicated in pricing violations

A statewide investigation of pricing irregularities by Whole Foods Market, including at its Palo Alto store, has resulted...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jen C , on Sep 8, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 28 comments | 11365 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Conquering the clutter

A woman entered her parents' home office, quickly scanned the room and noted the mounds of unfiled bills, stock transactions...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Sep 8, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 6 comments | 6126 Views

SPORTS

Bryan brothers win record fifth US Open doubles title

Stanford products Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan have already won more doubles titles together than any other team in professional...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1190 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Mandarin Charter School

Parents in Menlo Park have petitioned for a K-8 Mandarin Immersion Charter School. http://www.mercurynews.com/News/ci_26479564/Parents-group-asks-Menlo-Park-district-to-let-it-st...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 769 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Person: A conversation with Bob Wenzlau, Terradex CEO and environmental engineer

Bob Wenzlau, pioneer recycler and compost champion is now focused on what's under our workplaces, schools and homes that...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Don't-Pay-Any-Attention-To-The-Man-Behind-The-Screen, on Sep 8, 2014 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 2175 Views

SPORTS

Late field goal lifts the Trojans past Stanford, 13-10

Andre Heidari broke the hearts of Stanford football fans for a second straight year, connecting on a 53-yard field goal with...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by Casa de Cerveza, on Sep 8, 2014 at 9:46 am | 6 comments | 1323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic delays on Churchill and E Meadow today

I don't know how many follow Tweets from the Weekly, but this tweet about traffic delays today and tomorrow should be made...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 342 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission: Palo Alto parks struggling to keep up with growth

With parking and traffic dominating Palo Alto's debate over a new "community vision," the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Sep 7, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 186 comments | 9604 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where to learn more about hoarding

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/09/05/where-to-learn-more-about-hoarding posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Enid Davis, on Sep 7, 2014 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Maker's studio builds a passion for science and art

Smita Kolhatkar implores the lunchtime rush of elementary school students to wash their hands, but they're not listening....

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:39 pm | 4 comments | 5018 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peery family revealed as Paly gym donor

The family offering to build a new athletic center for Palo Alto High School says it wants to give back in ways that enable...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Sep 6, 2014 at 6:39 pm | 13 comments | 3267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zipcar pulls up in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto's carless commuters and residents now have their pick from 10 available-for-rent Zipcars, thanks to the car-sharing...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 6, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 36 comments | 6875 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for three incidents of lewd conduct

Palo Alto police have arrested a 37-year-old man who they say repeatedly rubbed his private parts in public places and displayed...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Sep 6, 2014 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 3616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to buy new cars to ease commute crowding

Caltrain officials announced Thursday plans to purchase 16 surplus Metrolink rail cars that will be used to extend train...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Donald, on Sep 6, 2014 at 8:50 am | 10 comments | 2345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A money-back 'guarantee' of college admission?

Steven Ma says his business is "hated by most colleges." But the business -- helping Asian-American students, and students...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by MoralHazard, on Sep 6, 2014 at 8:47 am | 111 comments | 15606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vi at Palo Alto files motion to dismiss lawsuit

The Vi at Palo Alto has filed a motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed by residents of the retirement community,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Sep 6, 2014 at 3:23 am | 15 comments | 7091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moonlight Run & Walk tonight

The 30th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk takes place tonight under the full Harvest Moon in the Palo Alto Baylands. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Samantha, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 3355 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood group raises fresh concerns about Hamilton Avenue development

Months after losing an appeal, Palo Alto neighborhood leaders are voicing new concerns about an approved development at 240...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 5, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 37 comments | 5061 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford police seek man in pepper-spray assault

Police launched a manhunt on the Stanford University campus on Friday morning after a person working in a parking lot was...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1716 Views
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