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PALO ALTO ISSUES

A howl of a Halloween

Two dozen crows circling above Santa Rita Avenue on Tuesday afternoon suddenly appeared like a spooky omen of Halloween to...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 20 comments | 6334 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park: Man killed in officer-involved shooting

A man who allegedly drew a gun during a police pursuit is dead this afternoon after being shot by a Menlo Park police officer....

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 3 comments | 3290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford grad Buscaglia overcomes a lot for his bid for the Summer Olympics

At an age when many young men might have fallen into bad habits and spiraled out of control, Stanford grad Alex Buscaglia...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Alex B, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 1353 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves new housing vision

Without a peep of public protest or a single dissenting vote, Palo Alto adopted on Monday night a new vision document aimed...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by mauricio, on Nov 12, 2014 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 2016 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Council: the battle for the fifth seat

Lydia Kou and Cory Wolbach, candidates for Palo Alto City Council, have been locked in a razor-thin contest for the fifth...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Nov 11, 2014 at 7:21 pm | 53 comments | 6185 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal women earn a No. 1 seed in NCAA soccer tournament

Stanford, which won the national title three years ago, received one of four No. 1 seeds into the NCAA women's soccer tournament...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Nov 11, 2014 at 6:57 pm | 2 comments | 889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Makeover eyed for Junior Museum and Zoo

Palo Alto's Junior Museum and Zoo, a popular Rinconada Park destination for children to take classes and gaze at bobcats,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by A Reader, on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:10 pm | 17 comments | 3510 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto's Mothers Against Murder helps ISIS victims

The letter from ISIS crisply enumerated the choices "Shoshan," 26, and her family had if they wanted to stay in their hometown...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by ISIS-IS-PURE-EVIL!, on Nov 11, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 2468 Views

AROUND TOWN

What IS That Musical Racket? Edgewood?

We came home to some loud, live music that sounds like it's coming from the Edgewood area. A neighbor checked, thinking maybe...

Original post made by Hmmm on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 11, 2014 at 11:42 am | 8 comments | 576 Views

SPORTS

CCS water polo up next after six local teams win playoff titles

While more difficult opponents already have been faced during regular-season tournaments, 10 local water polo squads nonetheless...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Polo Guy, on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 1175 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre market operator named

The convoluted evolution of the College Terrace Centre and the market that will replace the beloved JJ&F Market took another...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jayne, on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:57 am | 20 comments | 5666 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to appoint a slew of commissioners

With the new City Council preparing to take the helm in Palo Alto come January, the existing one will have a chance Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by So....?, on Nov 10, 2014 at 10:47 pm | 17 comments | 2678 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sunday vote update: Wolbach and Godfrey maintain leads

Updated election results show that Palo Alto City Council candidate Cory Wolbach and school board candidate Terry Godfrey...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Adobe MEADOW Mom, on Nov 10, 2014 at 6:56 pm | 56 comments | 9861 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Apparent road rage sparks gun threat, cussing

A man in his 20s driving a Nissan Maxima brandished a handgun at another car in Palo Alto Sunday, Nov. 9, and then continued...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Nov 10, 2014 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 3287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Analysis: How they won and lost

With the dust still settling on Election Day and scores of provisional and hand-delivered absentee ballots still being tallied,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by mauricio, on Nov 10, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 5099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editor's note

The essay "High school life: To whom it may concern" was initially submitted to the Weekly without intent of publication...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by pamom, on Nov 10, 2014 at 12:06 pm | 7 comments | 2598 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Improving Palo Alto's parking permit stakeholder group process

At the end of October I completed six months as a member of the RPP Stakeholders' Group — a group of residents and business...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Joe Baldwin, on Nov 10, 2014 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 2320 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins preview of PAL water polo showdown over rival Menlo-Atherton

==BI North-South water polo== Before the top two teams in the nation -- Harvard-Westlake and Mater Dei -- battled it out...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nor Cal Polo, on Nov 10, 2014 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 540 Views

MOVIES

'Interstellar' explains to science, 'All you need is love'

<B>(2 1/2 stars) Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/11/07/interstellar-explains-to-science-all-you-need-is-love...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 9, 2014 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 290 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Close call by 2 commercial planes this PM over PA?!

At approx. 4:40PM, a few minutes ago, I heard a roar and looked out my rear window of my home. It appeared to me that two...

Original post made by homeowner on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Nov 9, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 37 comments | 776 Views
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