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PALO ALTO ISSUES

What does new home construction cost these days?

Folks, I live in a 1950 Eichler and am planning a remodel that will touch most of the house except for the existing foundation and...

Original post made by Resident of Midtown on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by ModularHomeOwner, on May 10, 2014 at 12:30 am | 52 comments | 20063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent evaluation news needed

We have no news from the evaluation of the superintendent by the board from the February 6 meeting. Can the Weekly ask a...

Original post made by Evaluate this! on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Money well spent, on May 9, 2014 at 10:45 pm | 58 comments | 4341 Views

SPORTS

Paly bounces Wilcox from SCVAL De Anza Division playoffs

Palo Alto senior pitcher Chris Smith threw a one-hit, seven-inning shut out to lead the Vikings to a 5-0 victory over visiting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 9, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 938 Views

SPORTS

Murphy leaves Gunn, takes over girls' basketball team at SHP

After just one year as head coach of the Gunn girls' basketball program, Melanie Murphy is moving on. The move to her next...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Disappointed, on May 9, 2014 at 11:02 am | 11 comments | 2518 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Sylva, Harris for Judge

Voters are at a severe disadvantage when trying to determine the best judicial candidates in contested judge races. Read...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2379 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Should the USA get involved in Nigeria, because girls got kidnapped?

300 girls kidnapped by Islamists in Nigeria. Now we have women in Congress demanding that the USA use all means to get them...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Waste, on May 8, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 10 comments | 463 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto officially approves tenants' rights ordinance

Renters in East Palo Alto will receive more protections under an ordinance officially passed by the City Council this week. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cid Young, on May 8, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 8 comments | 1892 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Our Palo Alto' launches with lessons in local demographics

An attempt by Palo Alto officials to get out of City Hall and engage residents in a two-year conversation about the future...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Just Saying, on May 8, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 29 comments | 7939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to add fees for new developments

No one doubts that the City of Palo Alto spends more on public safety and City Hall services due to its ballooning daytime...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by JerryL, on May 8, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 5 comments | 8209 Views

SPORTS

Sports Shorts

<B><B>CREW CLASSIC . . . </B>The fifth-annual Windermere Real Estate Rowing Classic will be held Saturday and Sunday at Redwood...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by john bond, on May 8, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 255 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State assembly candidates to meet in forum

Three candidates for the 24th State Assembly will meet in a forum Thursday, May 8, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Palo Alto Council...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Elliot Margolies, on May 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 1656 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City requires oak tree in front lawn

I was happy to see the construction of the house on 1130 Middlefield finally nearing its completion. I was not so happy to...

Original post made by Artist on May. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone know if Los Altos Expressway will close today?

We need to head south on 280 from Sand Hill, and usually when the Pres comes to town they shut down both sides of 280. Do...

Original post made by oldtimer on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on May 8, 2014 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 744 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford to divest from coal companies

Stanford University today became the nation's first large university to decide it will divest its endowment holdings in publicly...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by businessdecision, on May 8, 2014 at 8:03 am | 12 comments | 3128 Views

AROUND TOWN

bike to work day

Today is Bike To Work Day. Please everyone, turn off your cell phones and pay attention to the road during your commute today....

Original post made by parent on May. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board members praise counseling reforms

Palo Alto school board members Tuesday said they were pleased with efforts by high school and middle school guidance counselors...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on May 7, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 20 comments | 766 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A local view of 'mental health parity'

State Sen. Jim Beall, a Democrat from San Jose, has a stepson and a sister with mental illness. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Susan Briggs, on May 7, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 3 comments | 35004 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to visit the Bay Area

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 7, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 16 comments | 6165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

student hit by car in crosswalk in front of Paly this morning

Come on folks, slow down and yield to pedestrians, especially in school zones. Report in the Paly Voice: http://palyvoice.com/2014/05/06/paly-student-hit-by-car-on-route-to-school/...

Original post made by parent on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 7, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 9 comments | 663 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents rally to save their homes

More than 40 Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents on Thursday protested against the planned evictions from their longtime...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by member, on May 7, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 59 comments | 5927 Views
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