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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man pleads not guilty to church beatings

A 53-year-old East Palo Alto man charged with attacking his ex-girlfriend and his 77-year-old mother during a church function...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by stephanie Smith, on May 23, 2014 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Menlo girls hoping to repeat some track history

The CIF State Track and Field Championships in 2005 was a special one for the local area as Gunn's Tori Tyler and Menlo School's...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1711 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Megan's Law, now Larry (Klein)'s Law

Coup in Palo Alto? The sitting council member's efforts to end term limits and shrink the number of seats on council...

Original post made by Larry\'s Law on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on May 23, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 6 comments | 569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping the tradition alive

Palo Alto-based West Bay Opera -- the second longest-running opera company on the West Coast -- will wrap up its 58th season...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Music Lover, on May 23, 2014 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto board tours Illinois school with superintendent finalist

The finalist for the job of Palo Alto school district superintendent, Glenn "Max" McGee, led the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Parts omitted, on May 23, 2014 at 11:52 am | 32 comments | 5858 Views

AROUND TOWN

County supervisors seek new 'living wage' law

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday directed staff to study the impacts of imposing a "living wage" on...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 997 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editor's note

The Weekly is publishing this article on dating violence to examine how and whether Palo Alto schools are equipped to handle...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Don't act surprised, on May 23, 2014 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Raises for subs, new elementary report cards move forward

Palo Alto school board members on Tuesday threw their support behind two significant proposals: the first salary increases...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by the other sunshine, on May 22, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 9 comments | 2336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows neighborhood support for Buena Vista residents

When residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents packed into Avenidas last week for a three-day hearing on the...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on May 22, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 53 comments | 4742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air Quality Concerns Around Embarcadero & El Camino

I would like to raise awareness about the air quality around the intersection of Embarcadero Rd. & El Camino Real. When...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Asthma Sufferer, on May 22, 2014 at 7:45 pm | 4 comments | 530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Transformation proposed for Palo Alto's planning department

If the budget is an indicator of city priorities, Palo Alto's planning department should be a hive of activity in 2015. The...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Yes, time for reporting, on May 22, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 5 comments | 2348 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the green road?

Meadow near El Camino Way was painted green last week. What's up with that? I saw some confused drivers today....

Original post made by Wondering on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on May 22, 2014 at 3:38 pm | 16 comments | 793 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County union supports candidate to oppose sheriff in 2014

Unions representing deputies and correctional officers today announced members voted in a "landslide" to endorse a candidate...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by valerie Howeth, on May 22, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 13 comments | 3243 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's softball season comes to a crashing end in CCS opener

Going to the Central Coast Section playoffs for the first time since 2010, the Gunn players had to be excited by the opportunity...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Softball fan, on May 22, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 1359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto optimistic about infrastructure fixes

Palo Alto's evolving shopping list for infrastructure improvements began to crystalize Tuesday morning as city officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Neal, on May 22, 2014 at 7:17 am | 5 comments | 2189 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto rent-control manager resigns after audit

The manager of East Palo Alto's rent-control program tendered her resignation on March 12 after telling the Rent Stabilization...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 21, 2014 at 4:36 pm | 38 comments | 7619 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lucile Packard rebrands itself as Stanford Children's Health

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is re-branding itself as part of Stanford Children's Health, a network dedicated...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 21, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 6 comments | 4050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oregon Expressway slowdown to speed up

Motorists and residents wondering when the Oregon Expressway traffic crawl will come to an end should get relief by early...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by BudS, on May 21, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 20 comments | 4849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss contract renewals, salary bump for subs

The Palo Alto Board of Education is set to discuss Tuesday night proposed contract renewals for three key district employees:...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by jerry99, on May 21, 2014 at 10:02 am | 17 comments | 2465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Critical mass lives? Bike riders still selfish?

Years ago when living in S.F., there was this regularly scheduled event called critical mass, where bike riders essentially...

Original post made by TheRealSlimK on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by to to sorry, on May 21, 2014 at 8:53 am | 17 comments | 1155 Views
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