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Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Midgets avenge a setback

Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Midgets suffered only one loss during the 2011 regular season on their way to the American Youth Football...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by @CoolHitta, on May 26, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 1 comment | 176 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More than just a 3 Day weekend....

Memorial Day...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by True, on May 26, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 18 comments | 439 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Great Developer Giveaway -- Hidden Inurement

When Palo Alto increases the zoning density on a parcell of land, it is a gift of a Public Asset to a private individual,...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by Important Point, on May 26, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters to weigh in on a smaller council

Palo Alto voters will likely have a chance in November to do something that hasn't been done in more than four decades: change...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Not smaller, on May 25, 2014 at 2:24 pm | 32 comments | 3335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Climate warrior' Steve Schneider dies of heart attack on airplane

Stephen Schneider, a Stanford biology professor who for decades has been a central figure in the debate on global climate...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by your kids and their kids, on May 25, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 89 comments | 10563 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View proposing high tech parking signs, why can't Palo Alto

In all the discussions about parking, nothing is ever mentioned in Palo Alto about getting some high tech innovations to...

Original post made by Resident on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by charlie, on May 24, 2014 at 10:18 pm | 6 comments | 295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's new bullying policy set for approval

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday effectively gave its stamp of approval to the district's revamped bullying prevention...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by 50 shades of shut up, on May 24, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 9 comments | 1422 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Strong vs weak American presidents

Ronald Reagan stood strong in favor of liberating the socialist slaves behind the Iron Curtain. He backed up his rhetoric...

Original post made by Michael on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on May 24, 2014 at 6:01 pm | 161 comments | 3281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District plan sets goals for learning-disabled and other students

A state-mandated plan that aims to help underperforming Palo Alto students but could benefit all students was praised by...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Just Sayin', on May 24, 2014 at 10:47 am | 12 comments | 4267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wisconsin principal named to head Gunn High School

Denise Herrmann, the principal of a suburban high school near Madison, Wisconsin, has been nominated to become the new principal...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on May 24, 2014 at 9:15 am | 63 comments | 7975 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hosts meeting on wheels

More than 50 Palo Alto bikers hit the road Saturday morning on a tour of the city's south streets, stopping at points along...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Donald, on May 24, 2014 at 7:42 am | 19 comments | 2535 Views

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 | 509 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 | 1030 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 | 301 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 | 1265 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 | 4594 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 | 272 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 | 1815 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 | 3484 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 | 226 Views
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