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AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Tesla charges up, new eateries flock in

What's the latest in Palo Alto retail news? One new electric-car company, many new restaurants and four ice cream parlors,...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1402 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City passes 2012 budget, seeks union concessions

Palo Alto officials approved the city's 2012 budget Monday night with little discussion, no protests and one glaring asterisk. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:30 am | 15 comments | 1401 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly launches community membership campaign

The Palo Alto Weekly has launched a campaign to secure a healthy future by asking readers to begin paying for a portion of...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by anciana, on Jun 24, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 6 comments | 1401 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gunn burglary suspects arrested, laptops found

Two laptop computers were recovered and two 18-year-old suspects arrested today (Aug. 3) in connection with a Gunn High School...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 7, 2011 at 4:50 am | 11 comments | 1401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Responding to student stress

Parents worried about the health of Palo Alto teens as they navigate through the stressful middle and high school years have...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 18, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 14 comments | 1401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A guide for the guide dogs

Ever since she was 8 years old, Alana Schwartz has trained guide dogs for blind and visually impaired persons. A senior at...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by AA, on Apr 30, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 4 comments | 1401 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five Atherton homes hit by daytime burglars

A home was burglarized Thursday (Feb. 4), the latest in a string of bold daytime burglaries in Atherton over the past week. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by onlyin america, on Feb 8, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 13 comments | 1401 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why don't people whistle anymore?

I heard something we don't hear very much anymore today. I heard someone tunefully whistling a happy tune while he was going...

Original post made by Whistle ?? on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 26, 2011 at 12:28 am | 5 comments | 1401 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"If I wanted America to Fail"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ-4gnNz0vc This Youtube clip captures the essence of why America is headed downhill. The...

Original post made by Laurence on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by Sir LaUrence, on May 8, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 25 comments | 1401 Views

SPORTS

2011 Boys' CCS Track and Field Leaders

==B 1600 -- ==Waschura, Chris (Woodside) 4:13.18, Bishop, Kevin (Monta Vista) 4:17.08, Rae, Kyle (Bellarmine) 4:17.53, Plazolo,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1400 Views

SPORTS

Garko leaving Stanford, baseball for family, opportunity

Ryan Garko had the chance to play baseball at the highest level because of talent, determination and desire. Those traits...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by NorCal Sports, on Aug 18, 2014 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1400 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park fire board to consider modifying its compensation philosophy

19 July agenda item: MENLO PARK FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT PROPOSED REVISIONS TO BOARD POLICY AND PROCEDURES MANUAL...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1400 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto's Cooley Landing gets $5 million grant

East Palo Alto's Cooley Landing Park Project has received a $5 million grant from the State of California Department of Parks...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 16, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 7 comments | 1400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On the verge of collapse?

Despite Caltrain's dire predicament, the passenger rail service is actually one of the best performing of the Bay Area's...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Keep Caltrains, on Feb 16, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 1399 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New buildings at Stanford

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2012/june/mcmurtry-building-arts-062512.html Stanford Daily article today notes new Arts...

Original post made by Wishful thinking? on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton teacher on paid leave after student calls 911 - could that happen in Palo Alto?

Not sure why this hasn't been mentioned by Palo Alto Weekly as many other neighboring stories are reported. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8426 With...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Good for the Kid, on Mar 3, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 4 comments | 1399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Insider trading: Hedge fund manager arrested

The manager of a Menlo Park-based hedge fund was charged with alleged insider trading Friday, the Securities and Exchange...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 11, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 11 comments | 1399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter and sirens?

Hi All, Any news on what is happening at 7 AM with the helicopter and sirens? Hope no one is hurt. Thanks!...

Original post made by Lu Ellen on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by News, on Nov 24, 2012 at 11:13 am | 8 comments | 1399 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Signal changes make sense

Following the recent fatal accident at the Caltrain tracks and Charleston Road, city officials need to reassess the safety...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by bicycle box, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1398 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Father pleads 'not guilty' in crash that killed daughters

The San Bruno father who crashed his SUV last November, killing two of his daughters, pleaded not guilty in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Alphonso, on Sep 8, 2013 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1398 Views
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Subverting open, fair and honest debate (Measure D)
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