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AROUND TOWN

Mohinder Pelia: A Visitor Stands in Solidarity

On 11 Sep 01, at 0800 hours, I received a call from Mr. Larry, the father-in-law of my eldest daughter, telling me, "America...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands attend Palo Alto 'Dream' celebration

Singing songs of freedom and a rousing rendition of the civil rights song "We Shall Overcome," thousands of people linked...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jackie, on Aug 27, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 4 comments | 1155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why Palo Alto needs to slow development

The article below explains why California's water problems aren't being solved by our elected officials. We have outgrown...

Original post made by Resident 0.1 on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 20, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 12 comments | 1154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The reason we have Town Square.

I respect the authority of the Weekly editors to moderate and remove disrespectful comments, particularly those of threatening,...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Norm, on Jun 14, 2011 at 10:47 am | 24 comments | 1154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A muddled approach to downtown parking

Despite the clear evidence before them that 1,200 or so of the city's 3,000-plus downtown parking spaces are vacant much...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ray, on Sep 21, 2011 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 1154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly Survey Due by Midnight Tonight and will the board receive this feedback?

Hello all: I hope you have taken the miniscule amount of time that is required to fill out your survey about Dr. Skelly's...

Original post made by Igor Brockovich on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1154 Views

SPORTS

Pursuing perfection

Accordion music plays on speakers as eight swimmers from the Santa Clara Aquamaids Synchronized Swimming Club simultaneously...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mum, on Jul 13, 2012 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 1154 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Saving bees

The seemingly ubiquitous honeybee has been fighting an uphill battle for survival since the late 1980s, according to Allen...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1154 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian announces bid for Santa Clara County Supervisor

State Sen. Joe Simitian announced his candidacy for Santa Clara County supervisor at an annual brunch in Palo Alto Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 12, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 12 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford founds institute to study cosmic humor -- it's no joke

Stanford University's newest research institute has some people in the scientific community laughing, but the university...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by PAL, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tired of the BS, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 5 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man, 75, for threats over aerobics class

A 75-year-old man who was angry about noise from an aerobics class was arrested on Wednesday, July 10, for allegedly threatening...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Meredith, on Jul 14, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 12 comments | 1154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What happened?

What happened to the entry here about NASA discovering that heat radiated by the earth is much more than "predicted" by Hansen's...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 1, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 19 comments | 1153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park redesign delayed by concerns over dogs, historic building

When Palo Alto broke ground in October 2011 on construction of an underground reservoir at El Camino Park, the goal was to...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by Return it to Menlo Park, on Apr 30, 2013 at 5:17 pm | 10 comments | 1153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

6th Grade Dance this Friday Night at Cubberley

Attention all 6th graders!! :) There's a community dance tomorrow (3/16) evening at Cubberley Auditorium--for 6th graders...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Mar. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1153 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire damages psychic parlor in Los Altos

Santa Clara County firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire that damaged a psychic parlor in Los Altos Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Scoops McKenzie, on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 10 comments | 1153 Views

SPORTS

Report: Texas, Oklahoma schools will seek membership in the Pac-12

The Austin American-Statesman reported Sunday that Texas, Oklahoma, currently ranked first in the nation in football, Texas...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 19, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1153 Views

SPORTS

Two alums make '12 Olympic Games in men's rowing

==B Tuesday's Stanford roundup== ==I NCAA singles, doubles set to open == Stanford rowing alums David Banks ('05) and...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by chris burford, on May 23, 2012 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 1153 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls run to PAL cross-country title

==B Weekend prep roundup== Youth didn't translate into inexperience for the Menlo-Atherton girls' cross country as five...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 3 comments | 1153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where do Palo Altans look for entry level work?

Are there any local groups/organization where we can post a Palo Alto job listings? Our posts for an entry level job (in...

Original post made by employer on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by classified ads?, on Dec 20, 2010 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 1153 Views
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