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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reporting the facts with respect

I am slightly reluctant to start a new thread, but I think it is worth pointing out and thanking the Weekly for the sensitive...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 15, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Getting around when you've given up the car keys

When senior citizens make the tough decision to give up driving, volunteer-run transportation services step in -- providing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 20, 2013 at 5:10 am | 8 comments | 1253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: In city that loves to plan, Palo Alto's creates cynicism

Palo Alto's official and legally mandated Comprehensive Plan bills itself as "the primary tool for guiding future development...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Jul 20, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 1253 Views

SPORTS

Short road trip leads to big Pac-10 hoops win for Stanford women

After handing two of the top five nationally ranked teams a loss last week at home, the Stanford women's basketball team...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Been waitin' a long time..., on Jan 3, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1253 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford running standout Plumer returns as an assistant coach

==B Cardinal corner== PattiSue Plumer, a two-time U.S. Olympian and one of Stanford's greatest distance runners, is returning...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Antonio McKay, on Jun 28, 2011 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 1253 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA board to vote tonight on Caltrain funding

The Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) board will vote tonight (March 3) on whether to recommend financial...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Betty, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 1253 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain aims to keep all 86 trains running

Caltrain would keep all of its 86 weekday trains running for the next year if the agency's board of directors approves on...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 21, 2011 at 8:11 am | 5 comments | 1253 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why is Anthony Weiner being pressured to resign?

Weiner is a major supporter of liberal causes. We should not throw him out! The lesson is Bill Clinton, who did much worse,...

Original post made by Lauren on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jun 9, 2011 at 9:45 am | 6 comments | 1253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is Walter E. Wallis?

Walter E. Wallis. Long time poster from a view point atypical of Palo Alto. Does anyone know what happened to him? ...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 23, 2012 at 12:45 am | 9 comments | 1253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its fifth Winter Spare the Air alert for Thursday, Jan. 17, prohibiting...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by More Midtown Lies from u-know-who, on Jan 17, 2013 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 1253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's with putting trash cans in bike lanes?

The trash pickup day in our neighborhood happens to be today, Tuesday. I happened to be driving home today at a time when...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 19, 2011 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 1252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rabbi, school officials to discuss youth challenges

A rabbi and top officials from three local school districts will explore "challenges young people face in today's high-stress...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 15, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 1252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board enthusiastic about property deal

Board of Education members Tuesday night expressed enthusiasm for a tentative $8.5 million deal to purchase 2.6 acres on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Another great deal, on Sep 28, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 1252 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver in fatal EPA crash to face murder charge

A driver who struck and killed a motorcyclist in East Palo Alto Wednesday morning while fleeing police will be charged this...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by G TOWN, on Oct 3, 2011 at 9:02 am | 8 comments | 1252 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woodside: Good Samaritan killed on I-280 identified

A man who was killed on Interstate 280 in Woodside on Sunday morning (July 21) had likely stopped to help victims...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Silicon Vaaaalleey, on Jul 25, 2013 at 11:31 am | 6 comments | 1252 Views

SPORTS

Lin gets 20 points as Knicks win their fifth straight

Jeremy Lin had been topping himself all week. After scoring 38 points in a win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by JBP, on Feb 11, 2012 at 11:31 pm | 2 comments | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Butterfly Life, Women's Gym, closing - sadly

All the members are devastated. We love our women's gym, with tasteful decor, pleasant music, nice friendly staff and members,...

Original post made by Butterfly Life Member on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 8, 2011 at 5:54 am | 1 comment | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costa Rica president brings lessons to Stanford, Silicon Valley

On her swing through Silicon Valley Tuesday, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, the Republic of Costa Rica's first female president,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 19, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1252 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Eshoo gets feds to cork loud TV ads

It seems that Democrats and Republicans in Washington D.C. can agree on at least one thing these days: advertisers need to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:22 am | 10 comments | 1251 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tour bus catches fire, ties up San Antonio Road

A large tour bus filled with Japanese tourists caught fire late Wednesday afternoon, blocking westbound lanes of San Antonio...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by bill, on Jan 13, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 8 comments | 1251 Views
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