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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood meeting mends fences

Neighbors of Edgewood Plaza, the historic yet dilapidated Joseph Eichler shopping center along Embarcadero Road in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Alma, on Nov 19, 2009 at 11:14 am | 10 comments | 2571 Views

SPORTS

Paly, Bells renew long-dormant football rivalry

When asked about his team's opponent for the opening round of the Central Coast Section football playoffs, Palo Alto coach...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by WatchOut, on Nov 19, 2009 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 2148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids and Palo Alto: Some Ideas

This is a follow-up to the thread "Kids and Palo Alto: What Can We Do?" On that thread, there was a long discussion...

Original post made by Can We Talk? on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by PA Parent, on Nov 19, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1858 Views

SPORTS

A few goals left for Paly girls' volleyball team

After 32 straight victories this season, it would seem that the Palo Alto girls'volleyball team has accomplished just about...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paly student, on Nov 19, 2009 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 2298 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anti-death penalty meeting scheduled for tonight

A meeting to promote ending the death penalty in Santa Clara County will be held tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. at Congregation...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 19, 2009 at 4:49 am | 7 comments | 1902 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys, girls qualify for state meet in cross country

It was just one of those special days for the Gunn cross-country program, which lengthened its season by two weeks following...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

$5.7 million schools budget gap will get bigger

Palo Alto schools' projected $5.7 million "structural" deficit for next school year is expected to rise to $8 million in...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Erin Mershon, on Nov 18, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 21 comments | 3094 Views

AROUND TOWN

A total cure for health care?

Ask Harold S. "Hal" Luft about the national health care system, and he will admit: He's been itching to reform it for years....

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by maguro_01, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:32 pm | 10 comments | 2124 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What does Fall in Palo Alto mean to you?

Hi everyone, I'm the staff photographer here at the Weekly and I'm working on a photo story covering "Autumn in Palo Alto."...

Original post made by Veronica Weber on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Lindsay, on Nov 18, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 17 comments | 2224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn sophomore: We don't have the answer, and that's OK

By now you have all heard that another student at Gunn committed suicide this week. Read the full guest opinion here...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Antonio, on Nov 18, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 13 comments | 2519 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Ave trees may be planted next month

Palo Alto's dramatic scramble to replace felled trees along California Avenue is expected to hit a milestone Monday night,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by MJ, on Nov 18, 2009 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 2330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GATE - Talent Searches

I saw a reference to the Johns Hopkins and the Duke youth talent searches for 7th graders on the PAUSD GATE web page. How...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by another parent, on Nov 18, 2009 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 1896 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Expert helps Palo Alto police fight racial bias

Everyone, not just police officers, is guilty of racial bias. But as the nation's leading expert on racial profiling told...

Original post made on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by b, on Nov 18, 2009 at 9:49 am | 13 comments | 2302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter from Adolescent Counseling Services Director Philippe Rey

It is with great sadness that I write this email to inform you of the death of a Gunn High School student earlier (Tuesday)...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mr Monk, on Nov 18, 2009 at 9:03 am | 12 comments | 2598 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jewish family agency wins citizenship grant

A $90,000 government grant to help persons with cognitive problems become U.S. citizens has been received by the Jewish Family...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 18, 2009 at 7:36 am | 13 comments | 1997 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Theatre, Art Center get new directors

In two moves that the City of Palo Alto hopes will revitalize its arts programs, new directors have been chosen for the Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Daria, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:53 am | 3 comments | 3695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Palo Alto Children's Theatre director 'humbled, excited'

Judge Luckey's small office space is barren, except for a desk, chair and credenza he brought in last week. But the new Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Daria, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:45 am | 2 comments | 2918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cal Ave to start seeing new trees next month

Palo Alto will have a greener, slightly shadier California Avenue before the end of this winter -- the City Council Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by mj, on Nov 17, 2009 at 11:58 pm | 2 comments | 2678 Views

SPORTS

Stanford, Harbaugh close to contract extension

Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh is close to completing a contract extension with the school. Athletic director Bob Bowlsby...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Alan Mela, on Nov 17, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 2128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Movie review: 2012

An Oscar-caliber cast and dazzling visual effects can't rescue this formulaic disaster flick from a script flooded with generic...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by V, on Nov 17, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 14 comments | 1973 Views
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