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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anonymous bloggers?

Does anyone else think it is interesting that the weekly is allowing an anonymous blogger to post on educational issues...

Original post made by astonished on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 369 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed by Caltrain Saturday is identified

A middle-aged man who was struck and killed by a train at the California Avenue Caltrain station in Palo Alto Saturday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ramone, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 2741 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to spread smoking ban downtown

Palo Alto's ever-expanding ban on smoking is now drifting toward downtown and California Avenue. By an 8-1 vote, with Greg...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Nov 19, 2013 at 7:21 pm | 4 comments | 8191 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys, girls take league titles into CCS playoffs

For the first time in school history, the Gunn boys and girls will head into the Central Coast Section water polo playoffs...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 19, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 2628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking at Arastradero Park

Today we pulled into Arastradero Park and had to wait in line for a parking spot. We were lucky, it took about five minutes,...

Original post made by hiker on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by hiker, on Nov 19, 2013 at 12:57 pm | 8 comments | 567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters knock out College Terrace fire

Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire that began in a back room of a house on the 2100 block of Princeton Street after...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Margit, on Nov 19, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 7 comments | 12954 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man killed in single-car crash on Hwy. 280 is identified

The driver of a pickup truck who was killed in Los Altos Sunday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara County Coroner. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by correction, on Nov 19, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 6364 Views

AROUND TOWN

houzz: has anyone used it?

I am a writing intern with the Weekly, and I am currently researching a story about houzz. I would very much like to interview...

Original post made by Kim D on Nov. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 384 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Having a say

When Palo Alto officials learned in early 2009 that a little-known Sacramento agency had developed plans to build a 15-foot...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:50 am | 15 comments | 6492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A local view of 'mental health parity'

State Sen. Jim Beall, a Democrat from San Jose, has a stepson and a sister with mental illness. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mentalunderstanding, on Nov 19, 2013 at 2:12 am | 2 comments | 15082 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man avoids murder conviction in killing over parking space

A man who shot and killed an East Palo Alto resident following a parking dispute between two women was convicted of voluntary...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by wally, on Nov 18, 2013 at 10:47 pm | 11 comments | 3987 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Commission voices support for new 'tech corridor'

Members of Palo Alto's Planning and Transportation Commission came out in favor of transforming a segment of Park Boulevard...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 18, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 44 comments | 5631 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why Round-Up Spraying in the Baylands by People Who Don't Know Who They Are Working For?

This afternoon a bit before 4 I was returning the Byxbee Park parking lot and I saw two men with backpack sprayers on walking...

Original post made by BayLandsBiker on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 18, 2013 at 7:26 pm | 5 comments | 4207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do teachers have a dress code?

School teacher dressing inappropriately. Should teachers have a dress code? She wears very low cut garments and extremely,extremely...

Original post made by a parent on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Getting a bit old, on Nov 18, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 10 comments | 4883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former principal says his departure mirrors current controversy

Joe Di Salvo, the former principal of Palo Alto's Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School who resigned under mysterious circumstances...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by Can it get worse?, on Nov 18, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 8 comments | 4304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Effective enforcement of the gas-powered leaf blower ban: Fine the property owners

When I see my neighbors' gardeners using gas-powered leaf blowers, I walk over to them (the gardeners) and inform them that...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Commissioners kick back bike-boulevard plan

Wondering why a plan for a bike boulevard doesn't contain any data about bike trips, the Palo Alto Planning Commission kicked...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Nov 18, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 55 comments | 9309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighborhood Watch Group

All, crime is getting out if hand in downtown- its not fun when each time my wife walks out at night, I have to remind her...

Original post made by Rational on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 18, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 9 comments | 4605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gardeners file claim against city over leaf blowers

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Original post made by Bill D'Agostino on Jun. 9, 2006
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 18, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 21 comments | 7647 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood Alert: Water Service Interruption

Dear Neighbor: I wish to inform you of a situation affecting our home that could possibly affect your home as well. As...

Original post made by joel henner on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 17, 2013 at 11:38 pm | 12 comments | 2208 Views
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PAUSD Leadership Challenges
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