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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google brings flicker of hope to Palo Alto's fiber dream

After failing in its initial bid to win Google Fiber and deliver high-speed Internet to the city's masses, Palo Alto is now...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Sep 13, 2014 at 12:04 am | 67 comments | 16802 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council looks to protect city's retail

Concerned about office buildings squeezing out local neighborhood-serving retailers, Palo Alto officials on Monday proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Pichlerova, on Sep 12, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 29 comments | 3808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feature story: Teacher to the world

Can a hedge-fund guy find fame, fortune and fulfillment as a social entrepreneur? Meet Sal Khan of Mountain View, an MIT-trained...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Dutch Uncle, on Sep 12, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 18 comments | 3455 Views

SPORTS

Shaw and Stanford not yet ready to hit the panic button

Maybe something positive did come out of last weekend's 13-10 loss to visiting USC. It has strengthened Stanford's resolve....

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Al Tough, on Sep 12, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 1550 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford police seek witnesses to campus assault

The Stanford Department of Public Safety is asking that witnesses or those with information about an assault that took place...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by student, on Sep 12, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 1915 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Festival of Fall Arts

Fall is here, and as all art lovers know, that means a fresh new arts season is upon us. In the following pages, you'll find...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Sep 12, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 3829 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday's school board debate: Submit your questions!

What questions would you like asked of the five candidates for Palo Alto school board? Post them here and the Weekly...

Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Thanks Weekly (really) :), on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:47 am | 62 comments | 2317 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Explosion of new businesses calls for mentors

Cecilia Corral was just out of college when she got involved in a health care startup with other recent graduates. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Thomas Jensen, on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 3857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools implement new cellphone policy

The Palo Alto Unified School District's new cellphone policy, adopted in early June, requires students to turn off their...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 11, 2014 at 10:24 pm | 22 comments | 10012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Friendly Drive for Healthy Schools!

Since people on TS are probably more comfortable signing online than most people, I thought I'd post here. I'm still finding...

Original post made by A Lumsdaine on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by A Lumsdaine, on Sep 11, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 5 comments | 509 Views

MOVIES

Panoramic cinema

Next Friday, Sept. 19, Redwood City's Cinemark 20 theater unveils Barco Escape: a new, immersive movie-watching experience. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 11, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 3 comments | 2668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates to debate

The public will get its first chance to see all five candidates for the Palo Alto school board next Thursday, Sept. 11, at...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD, on Sep 11, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 38 comments | 5167 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Techie cafe approved for Palo Alto's Varsity Theatre

A plan to convert the historic Varsity Theatre on University Avenue into a "working cafe" for tech professionals and an event...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Fake Retail, on Sep 11, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 40 comments | 5132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto rallies late with a field goal for a 30-28 victory over Sequoia

==BI Friday prep football== Junior Jose Patino made up for missing an earlier PAT by kicking a 32-yard field goal with 26...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Sep 11, 2014 at 11:51 am | 11 comments | 1995 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Mayfield Mall/ HP and now Google Site

Does anyone know the plans of Google at Mayfield/Central Express Way Site? More and more trees are being cut down. I thought...

Original post made by Christine on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Scott and Zelda, on Sep 11, 2014 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 503 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls strategies for preventing disasters

Earthquakes, floods and cyber threats top the list of potential dangers facing Palo Alto, according to a new report that...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Eejits in Power, on Sep 11, 2014 at 11:43 am | 14 comments | 3601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>ONCE A VIKING, NOW A DODGER ... </B><B>Palo Alto High School</B> graduate and baseball standout <B>Joc Pederson</B>...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 11, 2014 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 659 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto vows reforms to improve transparency

Chastened by accusations of poor transparency, Palo Alto officials on Monday night offered apologies to community for their...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 11, 2014 at 9:02 am | 91 comments | 5334 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Strong vs weak American presidents

Ronald Reagan stood strong in favor of liberating the socialist slaves behind the Iron Curtain. He backed up his rhetoric...

Original post made by Michael on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Warren, on Sep 10, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 165 comments | 4624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: 'The Giver'

It's odd to watch a film about the rediscovery of love, faith, passion and color, and for the film to be so by-the-numbers...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by steph, on Sep 10, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 5143 Views
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