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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nix high-speed-rail project, council members say

Palo Alto on Thursday cemented its position as the vanguard of opposition to California's proposed high-speed-rail line when...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by MenloParkJim, on Mar 17, 2012 at 3:08 pm | 35 comments | 6212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Projected increase of 500-600 students for Palo Alto high schools

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Original post made by Gunn senior on Apr. 26, 2007
Last comment by Grandchild, on May 26, 2007 at 3:15 pm | 29 comments | 6211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheese balls, aliens, Angry Birds -- and logical sequencing

The dozens of children who flock to Smita Kolhatkar's lunchtime "Scratch Club" at Barron Park Elementary School create their...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jeanie Smith, on Oct 17, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 3 comments | 6211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling all Palo Alto alumni: Paly grad launches 'Life Gets Better' project

A Palo Alto High School graduate has launched a project to collect video, audio and written testimonies from other alumni...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Interesting, on Mar 31, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 22 comments | 6211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown merchants feeling the recession

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Original post made on Nov. 2, 2008
Last comment by time to enjoy, on Nov 5, 2008 at 7:15 pm | 29 comments | 6211 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: The Nest comes to Palo Alto

The Nest boutique hotel comes to Palo Alto's El Camino Real, bringing the tally to four new hotels in the region this year. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by JoAnn, on Oct 6, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 6 comments | 6210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transcript and college admission fraud at Paly

Someone, maybe the Weekly, needs to investigate the following news. As the honest parents of an honest Paly 2014 senior who...

Original post made by Future former Paly parent on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by parent2, on Feb 21, 2014 at 6:34 pm | 40 comments | 6210 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Invoke Mandatory In-Car Testing for Senior Citizens

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Original post made by Mike on Nov. 25, 2006
Last comment by Kristi, on May 17, 2007 at 10:43 am | 10 comments | 6209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How the community can save our schools

With its record-breaking number of merit scholars and outstanding SAT test scores, the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by tunnel vision, on Apr 7, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 28 comments | 6208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ken Dauber, Catherine Crystal Foster lead in campaign contributions

The latest campaign finance statements filed the first week of October paint a picture of the money coming in and out for...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Joe Kool, on Oct 9, 2014 at 5:45 pm | 8 comments | 6208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars ransack Menlo Park neighborhood

Describing the crime spree as "unprecedented," Menlo Park police met with Willows residents on Wednesday to discuss a recent...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 27, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 9 comments | 6208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family: Caltrain victim lost battle against mental illness

The man struck by a train in Menlo Park Friday morning was Eric Salvatierra, a 39-year-old Palo Alto resident, according...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by Kemery, on Mar 16, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 16 comments | 6208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Art teacher

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Original post made by Pencil Sketching Challenged Parent on Jul. 18, 2006
Last comment by Edith, on Jul 31, 2006 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 6207 Views

RESTAURANTS

Midtown's 'Creme de Cafe' coffee shop closes

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Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by sima, on Sep 12, 2009 at 12:47 am | 64 comments | 6207 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Early 20th century artwork discovered in downtown building

What began as a seismic retrofit to ensure that a historic downtown building meets earthquake codes soon turned into "an...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by chris cotton, on May 5, 2015 at 9:46 pm | 16 comments | 6206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals seek meeting with FAA over Surf Air

Local officials have requested Federal Aviation Administration representatives meet with them to discuss noise from Surf...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 9, 2015 at 5:04 pm | 127 comments | 6206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen creates 'escape' game out of his garage

Keys, books, utensils, pencils, markers and scissors — these are all items that could be found in any garage. But Leo...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Be Positive, on Aug 22, 2016 at 10:21 am | 4 comments | 6205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Town: Inviting Romic to leave

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jun. 20, 2006
Last comment by , on Jun 20, 2006 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 6205 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: After 25 years, time to phase out Cubberley lease

The financial condition of the Palo Alto Unified School District, like most public agencies, is not very transparent to the...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by senot blogger, on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 38 comments | 6203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Barbara, on Mar 5, 2015 at 10:20 am | 28 comments | 6202 Views
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