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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 | 3854 Views

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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 | 7929 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 | 1881 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 | 9749 Views

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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 | 401 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 | 1285 Views

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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 | 4461 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. 309 Views

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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 | 3361 Views

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Cubberley High School Class of ’74 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 didn’t finish up...

Original post made by RisaS on Mar. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 811 Views

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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 | 892 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 | 8551 Views

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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 | 1748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Addison Elementary principal to leave

Jocelyn Garcia-Thome, the principal of Addison Elementary School, has announced she will resign in order to explore other...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Mar 29, 2014 at 12:14 am | 7 comments | 2456 Views

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Comcast Speed is Down all over Palo Alto

Comcast confirmed this to me. It may be intermittent, but now I don't think so. They called ME to replace two modems last...

Original post made by alex on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Mar 28, 2014 at 7:18 pm | 8 comments | 1839 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free speech activist speaks at Palo Alto High School

A free speech activist visited Palo Alto High School Tuesday as student journalists got a sneak preview of the school's new...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 28, 2014 at 5:33 pm | 9 comments | 2500 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council members back new rules for Cubberley artists

Seeking to turn a collection of artist studios at Cubberley Community Center into a vibrant and diverse cultural destination,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 28, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 16 comments | 2339 Views

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Bubble tea bonanza

This Taiwanese drink is a local obsession in Mountain View. Stroll through downtown and plastic cups of bubble tea are spotted...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Foodie, on Mar 28, 2014 at 11:56 am | 4 comments | 1477 Views

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'Trauma is normal and needs to be treated'

Post-traumatic stress disorder — universally known as PTSD — is a misnomer, according to a Stanford University...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventy-six in Palo Alto school district get tenure

Seventy-six Palo Alto teachers, counselors and administrators were granted tenure, or "permanent status," Tuesday night by...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by teacher evals, on Mar 28, 2014 at 7:29 am | 62 comments | 13861 Views
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Just say no
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By Douglas Moran | 4 comments | 380 views