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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An 'iconic' bridge?

We are delighted to see the city moving forward with plans for a new pedestrian and bike bridge across 101, but we would...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 14, 2014 at 10:39 pm | 32 comments | 2112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn teams compete in national engineering contest

Two teams from Gunn High School brainstormed on green technologies and efficient transportation to place in the top 10 in...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Sep 14, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 5 comments | 1764 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"A" for the Palo Alto Police Department; "F" for our abysmal mental health system

My 37 year old son has suffered from severe mental illness for almost 15 years now. Like many others who have similar diagnoses,...

Original post made by John Jacobs on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 10 comments | 480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's own gelataio

There's something different about Gelataio, Palo Alto's newest gelato shop and the first retailer to open at brand-new development...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by stephen levy, on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 2142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates answer additional questions

School board candidates answered a number of questions posed by moderator Joe Simitian or submitted by the audience. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 14, 2014 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates' answers to the Weekly's questions

The first portion of Thursday's debate featured answers to seven questions prepared by the Weekly and posed to the candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 921 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes, new features for Town Square

As some of you have noticed, we are in the process of making a few changes in how Town Square operates. These stem from our...

Original post made by Bill Johnson on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Quibble, on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:30 am | 19 comments | 960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates for Palo Alto school board debate the issues

In their first debate of the fall campaign season, the five candidates vying for two seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Parent too, on Sep 13, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 90 comments | 4269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wrong-way driver involved in fatal, early-morning crash

One man was killed after a wrong-way driver headed north on southbound Interstate Highway 280 early this morning near Los...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Marcy, on Sep 13, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 12 comments | 4337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vi seniors take case to federal court

More than 40 seniors mobilized in the U.S. District Court in San Jose this week to show their displeasure with how the parent...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Member, on Sep 13, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 5 comments | 2365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A breath of fresh air

School district Superintendent Max McGee has been on the job for just over a month, but he has already demonstrated an ability...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by a parent, on Sep 13, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 10 comments | 1481 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Key ingredient for opening a restaurant in Palo Alto? Patience.

The City of Palo Alto has streamlined its processes to help new businesses open more quickly, but some restaurateurs say...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, on Sep 13, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 4 comments | 2474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A half-hearted mea culpa

While it acknowledges some sloppiness and poor judgment in keeping information from the public, the City of Palo Alto's defensive...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow Knows...., on Sep 13, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 57 comments | 3144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Math Flow - Lower Lanes vs Higher Lanes

My son insists in transfering to lower lane math even though his grades in the higher lane math are good. The main reason...

Original post made by Kira on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:27 am | 64 comments | 4194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn football began with an inauspicious start in 1964

==BI Gunn turns 50== Gunn High has turned 50. This celebration begs for something more than just a cake with a bonfire of...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Making music, changing lives

What makes Bodhi Tree Concerts North truly different is its mission: to use music as a catalyst for social change. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Elsa Schafer, on Sep 13, 2014 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 266 Views

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 | 11169 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 | 2830 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 | 2259 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 | 458 Views
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