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Stanford freshmen by the numbers

Nearly 1,800 freshmen and 31 transfer students will be welcomed at Stanford University Tuesday, Sept. 18. The new students...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by observing the observer, on Sep 18, 2012 at 10:35 am | 5 comments | 1312 Views

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 | 1311 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bomb squad closes Palo Alto street, dismantles mortar

Discovery of a World War II-era Japanese mortar forced the closure of part of Grove Avenue in Palo Alto Monday morning. Police...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by YSK, on Oct 4, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 8 comments | 1311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prescribed burn set in Arastradero Preserve

Firefighters set a controlled burn at the Arastradero Preserve May 30 to help eradicate invasive plant species and get rid...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:31 am | 8 comments | 1311 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New voter districts drawn by citizens' commission

The first draft of new voting-district maps that will change legislative boundaries were released by the California Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:28 am | 4 comments | 1311 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian: Gov. Brown seeks deeper school finance reform

Besides a temporary tax hike for public education, Gov. Jerry Brown is attempting a deeper reform to school finance in his...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by shut up cheap PA, on Feb 1, 2012 at 2:26 am | 10 comments | 1311 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

National Election Prediction Thread

No rhetoric, no noise. Just your prediction for electoral vote count, Senate +/-, and House pick ups. First prize? Why,...

Original post made by PK on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Nov 8, 2012 at 12:52 pm | 26 comments | 1311 Views

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Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:21 am | 3 comments | 1311 Views

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Andronico's Leaving Palo Alto Sat. Jul 22nd

Haven't seen this anywhere in the papers, but Andronicos is closing it's store, in Palo Alto, this Saturday. So, now the...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 21, 2011 at 11:50 pm | 15 comments | 1311 Views

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Environmentalists on hand for closure of Palo Alto landfill

Former Palo Alto City Council members Enid Pearson and Emily Renzel aided crews by shoveling dirt onto the last exposed portion...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Trash man, on Jul 31, 2011 at 8:14 pm | 2 comments | 1311 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bullying

We are new to the Palo Alto school district. I have a daughter in the third grade at Juana Briones. She has been being bullied...

Original post made by Sandra on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jan 14, 2011 at 6:35 pm | 3 comments | 1310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What has happened to CANS? Do we need to reregister?

Our home has been registered with CANS for sometime and in the past I have received phone calls, texts and emails from CANS....

Original post made by PA Resident on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by PA Resident, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:27 am | 2 comments | 1310 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

News Digest

Murder suspect Zumot's plea delayed to January Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12021...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Lindsaylee, on Mar 19, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 1310 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More details released in 2010 bicyclist fatality

An investigation into the November 2010 death of bicyclist Lauren Perdriau Ward, who died in a collision with a big rig on...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Rider, on Sep 16, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 8 comments | 1310 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek man who trailed teenager, exposed himself

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who reportedly followed a teenage girl in his truck for several blocks on Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 7, 2014 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 1310 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto policeman to coach 2012 U.S. Olympic team

Palo Alto Police Officer Ben Lee has been selected as the coach for the 2012 United States Olympic badminton team, USA Badminton...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by PA Native, on Jan 29, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 1310 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wave of property crimes hits Menlo Park

A walker, a generator, computers and a gun were among the items stolen in a wave of property crimes in Menlo Park over the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Nov 27, 2012 at 3:53 am | 12 comments | 1310 Views

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How many gifts should I prepare for those who come to collect the garbage?

I think there are three trucks, each with two men. Is that a total of 6 gifts? Also, we are debating on the gift ideas,...

Original post made by holidaygift on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by WilliamR, on Dec 6, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 2 comments | 1310 Views

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Two arrested for possession of graffiti paraphernalia

Two men with vandalism histories were arrested Thursday morning in Palo Alto in connection with graffiti tagging. Richard...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by picasso, on Aug 12, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 5 comments | 1310 Views

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Century-old Cowper Street oak to be saved -- for now

A 100-plus-year-old heritage oak tree at 816 Cowper St. in Palo Alto that had been slated for the chopping block may be saved,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 3, 2011 at 5:00 am | 9 comments | 1310 Views
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