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AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Bloomies goes high-tech, Common Ground closes

A brand new Bloomingdale's opens at the Stanford Shopping Center, Mac's Smoke Shop and Gryphon Stringed Instruments celebrate...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Oct 21, 2014 at 11:28 am | 11 comments | 2325 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Measure D: No on reducing council size

Talk of reducing the size of the Palo Alto City Council from nine to seven has come and gone for decades, but has never generated...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 21, 2014 at 11:24 am | 9 comments | 2255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates pledge 'positive campaign' in heated race

With election season heading into its final stretch, the four City Council candidates endorsed by the group Palo Altans for...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peggy Duncan, on Oct 21, 2014 at 9:56 am | 21 comments | 1784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen well-being collaborative seeks new direction, again

Palo Alto's broad-reaching mental health coalition formed five years ago in response to teen suicides, Project Safety Net,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by A parent, on Oct 21, 2014 at 9:13 am | 23 comments | 4069 Views

SPORTS

SHP overcomes a big hurdle in quest for PAL Bay Division title

==BI Friday's prep football== For the past five years, Terra Nova has stood in Sacred Heart Prep's way of a PAL Bay Division...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 21, 2014 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 140 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Menlo boys post impressive efforts in water polo

==BI Weekend prep roundup== There's a very good reason why the Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School boys are a combined 25-2...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by METERS AT MENLO, on Oct 20, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 11 comments | 704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace resident jumps into Palo Alto council race

As a retired aerospace engineer and a newcomer to Palo Alto, Seelam P. Reddy is at once a perfect representative of the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 20, 2014 at 5:07 pm | 87 comments | 5072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another flashing incident reported in Palo Alto

With Palo Alto police on the lookout for a man involved in a string of flashing incidents earlier this month, a parent has...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Oct 20, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 2664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board candidates meet for last forum

The five candidates for Palo Alto Board of Education gathered Friday afternoon at senior center Avenidas for the last scheduled...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by Happy Terman Parent, on Oct 20, 2014 at 2:47 pm | 9 comments | 2748 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Loma Prieta earthquake: 25 years later

My name is My Nguyen and I am the digital editor for the Palo Alto Weekly. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Loma...

Original post made by My Nguyen on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by John Thomas-Whitcomb McCoy, on Oct 20, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 10 comments | 1761 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stifling public discourse while trying to control the election

This topic was limited from the beginning: http://paloaltoonline.com/square/2014/10/20/candidates-pledge-positive-campaign-in-heated-race And...

Original post made by Concerned voter on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 20, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 113 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for slashing roommate with a steak knife

A man who used a steak knife to slash his roommate during a fight in the kitchen of their Downtown North residence was arrested...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by George K., on Oct 20, 2014 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: Developers offer to build downtown garage

With Palo Alto in the market for a new downtown garage, developers are stepping forward with offers to build the city a parking...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 19, 2014 at 9:42 pm | 57 comments | 3745 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Re-elect Brian Schmidt to water district

With Palo Alto's water supply coming entirely from Hetch Hetchy through the San Francisco Water Department, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by MorePolls, on Oct 19, 2014 at 8:53 pm | 2 comments | 323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling all Gunn High School alumni, teachers, parents and friends

It was an era of optimism and expansion in Palo Alto when Henry M. Gunn High School opened 50 years ago. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael Korn, on Oct 19, 2014 at 7:24 pm | 7 comments | 6007 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Adams nominated for NFL Rookie of the Week

Of local note Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams from Palo Alto High is one of five nominees for the NFL's Rookie...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Oct 19, 2014 at 5:17 pm | 8 comments | 1220 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal fumbles away chance at Pac-12 football victory

Stanford had trouble running the ball and holding onto it was also problematic. The result was another Pac-12 Conference...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:28 am | 6 comments | 1456 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Holman, Scharff, DuBois, Filseth, Wolbach for City Council

We recommend the re-election of two incumbents, Karen Holman and Greg Scharff, and three newcomers, Tom DuBois, Eric Filseth...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by ssharma, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:28 am | 37 comments | 7504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Palo Alto school chief: Arriving with 'fresh eyes and ears'

Palo Alto's new school-district superintendent says he's coming to town "with fresh eyes and ears" and the goal of creating...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Transparency needed, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:16 am | 94 comments | 8495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A new home for journalism

When Esther Wojcicki arrived to lead Palo Alto High School's journalism program in 1984, she was put in a corner room in...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:13 am | 13 comments | 5206 Views
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