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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Popular city clerk says farewell to Palo Alto

After 15 years and 653 meetings, Palo Alto City Clerk Donna Grider bid her final adieu on Monday night in an emotional ceremony...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Penny Ellson, on Nov 4, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 1394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Griefstricken Again

I am in tears as I type this. Today's news should affect every single one of us in Palo Alto. This is not a Gunn issue,...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by OPar, on Nov 4, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Catching neighbors who fall through the gap

A Palo Alto neighborhood group is working to turn a holiday food drive for needy neighbors into a monthly grocery giveaway....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Nov 4, 2014 at 9:43 am | 8 comments | 33298 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to voters to raise hotel taxes

Palo Alto voters have the chance today, Nov. 4, to raise the city's hotel-tax rate to pay for new parking garages, upgraded...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to elect new school board members

Palo Alto's at-times divisive school board campaign will reach the finish line tonight, with candidates Terry Godfrey, Jay...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 4631 Views

SPORTS

Stanford can't duck the obvious: Oregon was just that good

Effort-wise, Stanford head coach David Shaw had no complaints about his team following Saturday's 45-16 Pac-12 football loss...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 3, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 678 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto City Council, Ravenswood School Board candidates interviews online

East Palo Alto residents still have a chance to hear what City Council and Ravenswood Elementary School District Board candidates...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by revdreileen, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 2052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district OCR legal bills top $366,000

The Palo Alto school district has spent a total of more than $366,000 in outside legal fees on Office for Civil Rights-related...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Nov 3, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 25 comments | 3744 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Packing the suburbs

A careful observer of Palo Alto city politics, and this election season for that matter, might have noticed that the term...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Barron Park resident, on Nov 3, 2014 at 12:55 pm | 14 comments | 1196 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our election endorsements

Read the recommendations of the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online for the November 4, 2014 election. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters

<B>Underground railroads? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2006/04/26/letters posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Confused in LASD, on Nov 2, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 2 comments | 242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly to host three-day grand opening for Media Arts Center

Palo Alto High School is celebrating the opening of its state-of-the-art, multi-million-dollar Media Arts Center next weekend...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Paul Kandell, on Nov 2, 2014 at 8:43 pm | 14 comments | 6782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Classic comfort food -- minus the meat

Veggie Grill is whipping up fresh and creative dishes that may change your mind about a vegan diet. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Barnum, on Nov 2, 2014 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 749 Views

SPORTS

Seniors help Stanford extend program record winning streak

==BI Cardinal corner == No. 3 Stanford extended its program-best winning streak to 11 games and claimed the NorPac West...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 2, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 734 Views

MOVIES

Incendiary Revelations

But Laura Poitras' exemplary documentary "Citizenfour" shares the privileged access NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden granted...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 2, 2014 at 10:25 am | 2 comments | 809 Views

AROUND TOWN

2014 Election Central: Palo Alto City Council

All the latest news on the 2014 Palo Alto City Council race. With five seats open, 12 candidates are making their bids: Wayne...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 4771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 2, 2014 at 1:45 am | 311 comments | 154594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Q&A: Palo Alto School Board candidates talk about elementary school issues

What are the top three improvements the school board candidates can make to help Palo Alto's elementary schools? Read on...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 1, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 12 comments | 2852 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto residents seek relief from train noise

Living next to downtown Palo Alto's bustling train station has many benefits, but for residents of 101 Alma St., a good night's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Anaciana, on Nov 1, 2014 at 11:49 am | 64 comments | 6244 Views

SPORTS

SHP remains perfect, sets up showdown for PAL title

Friday's prep football Junior quarterback Mason Randall threw for 235 yards and accounted for two touchdowns to lead Sacred...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1245 Views
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