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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chemical weapons in the Mid-East

"There would be enormous consequences if we start seeing movement on the chemical weapons front or the use of chemical weapons."...

Original post made by Jim on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 20, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 749 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's finds key to future in its past

Kepler's Books and Magazines has a new look -- and that look may awaken memories of its radical roots. The store, which struggled...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Martin, on Sep 20, 2012 at 8:42 am | 15 comments | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to downsize massive Page Mill Road proposal

An expansive plan to build two office buildings, an apartment complex and a highly coveted public-safety building near California...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on Sep 19, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 42 comments | 2761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beechwood School in Menlo Park reopens after fire

Beechwood School, a private K-8 nonprofit school located at 50 Terminal Ave. in Menlo Park, reopened Monday morning after...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by BeThatOne, on Sep 19, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 1181 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's ticking time bomb

In 2007, the year Warren Buffett famously described public pensions as a time bomb with a long fuse, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 3391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why do Palo Alto meter readers refuse to knock?

This incident happened at 8:47 this morning and was reported to Police. Without warning, a large male COPA meter reader...

Original post made by Real Slim K on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Real Slim K, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 26 comments | 1148 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Plea delayed for suspect in burglary of Steve Jobs' home

Kariem McFarlin, the Alameda man charged with burglarizing the Palo Alto home of Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs, will...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by What-Shakespeare-Said, on Sep 19, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly seeking parents of kids with severe allergies

We are researching a story on experiences of kids with asthma or allergies in Palo Alto schools, and any issues parents may...

Original post made by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff writer on Sep. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community invited to Paly-Gunn football game

The community is invited to watch football and tour construction under way on the Palo Alto High School campus when the Gunn...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 19, 2012 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 1625 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School girls' tennis is hoping to end its CCS frustration this season

Senior Giannina Ong is sporting a new hair color these days — red instead of her normal brown. Junior Paulina Golikova...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 19, 2012 at 7:43 am | 16 comments | 2950 Views

SPORTS

City urged to move Matadero Creek Trail

The proposed Matadero Creek Trail is so disliked by Midtown Palo Alto residents that they have told the city to change the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Foster, on Sep 18, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 978 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man on trial for killing ex-girlfriend in 1995

A trial for a man charged with murdering his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend after a First Communion party in East Palo Alto more...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 3 comments | 961 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

three Romney's 47% threads deleted

why? can someone explain what violation of the terms and conditions applies when quoting presidential candidates when...

Original post made by Mitt: not to worry about THOSE people on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 18, 2012 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 755 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1067 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls 'neighborliness' grant program

Palo Alto residents looking to throw block parties, launch neighborhood-watch programs or promote other events geared at...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Trying to figure it out, on Sep 18, 2012 at 10:20 am | 34 comments | 3301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police building tops city's priority list for 2014 bond measure

While the nation is fixated on the heated presidential race and the slew of state and local measures that will populate the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Sep 18, 2012 at 9:42 am | 26 comments | 2370 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park bank robbery tied to arson

The smoking wreck of a Honda Accord set on fire led Menlo Park police back to the scene of a bank robbery as they pieced...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In search of high-quality preschool for all

With a Stanford University education and decades of hands-on experience with kids, Carol Thomsen is something of an expert...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Sep 17, 2012 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 2122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bikes climb to the top of city's transportation vision

As parking shortages and traffic congestion continue to rile Palo Alto residents, city planners are steadily shifting their...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2012 at 11:05 am | 59 comments | 4383 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's recent study on Organic Food linked to Monsanto & Tobaccor industry

The timing of Stanford's study on organic food declaring that organic food is not necessarily healthier for you is questionable...

Original post made by PA resident on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by pa resident, on Sep 17, 2012 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 2667 Views
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