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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Getting Ready for Earthquake!

There will be a big hoopla at Cubberly this weekend, complete with 100 cots for those who don't even need cots, and fake...

Original post made by discipleone on Sep. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton DUI driver sentenced to five years in state prison

A guilty plea and an apology weren't enough to keep a 63-year-old Atherton woman out of prison. A judge sentenced Margaret...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 33 comments | 1101 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto is the #2 city in the USA for bicycle commuting

According to US Census data, more than 10% of Palo Alto adult residents say they usually bicycle to work. http://www.cyclelicio.us/2012/bicycle-mode-share-bay-area-2011/...

Original post made by commuter on Sep. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 735 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senior housing planned for old orchard property

Palo Alto could gain 59 homes for seniors if an affordable-housing project by the Palo Alto Housing Corporation becomes a...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2012
Last comment by Power for our Seniors, on Sep 21, 2012 at 4:23 am | 13 comments | 1646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public event set for space shuttle flyover

The public has been invited to NASA Ames on Friday morning -- postponed from Thursday -- as space shuttle Endeavour is set...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Harriet, on Sep 20, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 1536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates' forum set for Sept. 27

Candidates for the Palo Alto Board of Education will share their views Thursday, Sept. 27, in the first of several public...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Barron Parker, on Sep 20, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 27 comments | 1253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juana Briones gets new principal

The Palo Alto school board confirmed a new principal for Juana Briones Elementary School Tuesday night, June 26. Lisa Hickey,...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 20, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 6 comments | 1435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two declare school board candidacies

Two candidates so far have declared their intentions to run this fall for what will be three available seats on the Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 20, 2012 at 10:00 am | 23 comments | 1519 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chemical weapons in the Mid-East

"There would be enormous consequences if we start seeing movement on the chemical weapons front or the use of chemical weapons."...

Original post made by Jim on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 20, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's finds key to future in its past

Kepler's Books and Magazines has a new look -- and that look may awaken memories of its radical roots. The store, which struggled...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Martin, on Sep 20, 2012 at 8:42 am | 15 comments | 1034 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to downsize massive Page Mill Road proposal

An expansive plan to build two office buildings, an apartment complex and a highly coveted public-safety building near California...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on Sep 19, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 42 comments | 2741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beechwood School in Menlo Park reopens after fire

Beechwood School, a private K-8 nonprofit school located at 50 Terminal Ave. in Menlo Park, reopened Monday morning after...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by BeThatOne, on Sep 19, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 1167 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's ticking time bomb

In 2007, the year Warren Buffett famously described public pensions as a time bomb with a long fuse, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 3261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why do Palo Alto meter readers refuse to knock?

This incident happened at 8:47 this morning and was reported to Police. Without warning, a large male COPA meter reader...

Original post made by Real Slim K on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Real Slim K, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 26 comments | 1134 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Plea delayed for suspect in burglary of Steve Jobs' home

Kariem McFarlin, the Alameda man charged with burglarizing the Palo Alto home of Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs, will...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by What-Shakespeare-Said, on Sep 19, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly seeking parents of kids with severe allergies

We are researching a story on experiences of kids with asthma or allergies in Palo Alto schools, and any issues parents may...

Original post made by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff writer on Sep. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community invited to Paly-Gunn football game

The community is invited to watch football and tour construction under way on the Palo Alto High School campus when the Gunn...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 19, 2012 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 1612 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School girls' tennis is hoping to end its CCS frustration this season

Senior Giannina Ong is sporting a new hair color these days — red instead of her normal brown. Junior Paulina Golikova...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 19, 2012 at 7:43 am | 16 comments | 2915 Views

SPORTS

City urged to move Matadero Creek Trail

The proposed Matadero Creek Trail is so disliked by Midtown Palo Alto residents that they have told the city to change the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Foster, on Sep 18, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 964 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man on trial for killing ex-girlfriend in 1995

A trial for a man charged with murdering his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend after a First Communion party in East Palo Alto more...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 3 comments | 957 Views
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