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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto vice mayor to resign

David Woods, East Palo Alto's vice mayor, is resigning from the City Council, he said in an email to fellow council members...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by EPA for kids, on Oct 7, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 6793 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to Castilleja: Shrink enrollment, pay $300K

Castilleja School needs to reduce the number of students it admits, pay $a 300,000 fine and cut back on the car traffic it...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by PA School Citizen, on Oct 7, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 53 comments | 3034 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks more polls before ruling on 2014 ballot

Palo Alto has a generous menu of options when it comes to tax measures that may appear on the November 2014 ballot, but with...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by rich and stupid?, on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 25 comments | 2756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly graduates 465 in Class of 2013

With shrieks, songs and a tossing of mortarboards, Palo Alto High School Wednesday celebrated the graduation of 465 members...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Oct 7, 2013 at 8:44 am | 14 comments | 2951 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At Stanford, 3-D printing breaks new ground

People involved with 3-D printing in a vast array of fields -- techies printing their own computer parts, doctors printing...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by Musical Instruments Online, on Oct 7, 2013 at 5:42 am | 2 comments | 6338 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Sky-high views of Palo Alto landmarks

Ralph Britton, president of the Palo Alto Airport Association, takes the Weekly in a flight over Palo Alto -- to Foothills...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 6, 2013 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 1443 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is up with the SJ Mercury's Coverage of the SF Giants?

I realize that this year's Giants are not in contention but the cover page of the sports section has zero coverage of the...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Boorah, on Oct 6, 2013 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 1111 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto embraces new laws to promote electric vehicles

Seeking to cement Palo Alto's position in the driver's seat of the electric-vehicle revolution, city officials on Monday...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by peter huffton, on Oct 6, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 44 comments | 17858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Larger than life

Bob Deal has been making things out of wood for much of his life. So when he moved into Palo Alto Commons seven years ago,...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2013
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Oct 6, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special election set for November on Maybell development

Palo Alto's bitter debate over an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue will be settled in the voting booth this...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by PACitizens, on Oct 6, 2013 at 11:53 am | 112 comments | 2468 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA, USGS among agencies affected by shutdown

Several government operations, including some local branches, ground to a halt at midnight Monday after Congress failed to...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 6, 2013 at 7:56 am | 12 comments | 3984 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep wins one but loses more

==B Friday's prep football== Andrew Segre was the star performer on Friday night for Sacred Heart Prep (5-0), as the senior...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 5, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 4064 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure D sides spar over impact of project

Opponents and proponents of Measure D all say they are in favor of more senior housing in Palo Alto. What they clashed on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Oct 5, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 163 comments | 12634 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car burglaries spike in September, police say

Palo Alto police are warning residents about a rise in car burglaries throughout the city over the past month. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by animal, on Oct 5, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 4699 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to ask residents for 'value' judgment

What are Palo Alto's core values? If you understand the question and have an answer, the City Council is all ears. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Marlen, on Oct 5, 2013 at 8:38 am | 41 comments | 3484 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Random' knife attack in Old Palo Alto injures one

A man suffered moderately serious defensive wounds Saturday night as he tried to protect himself from what police are calling...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Good thing for laws, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:29 am | 10 comments | 2309 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study: 22 percent of California in poverty

The sky-high cost of housing in California is pushing many families into poverty, according to new research by the Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Shocked and Awed, on Oct 4, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 21 comments | 3595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Never too old to be a first-time author

With her first book published at the age of 77 -- and a second out this month -- Prudence Breitrose, at 79, finds herself...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3492 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal begins five-game stretch vs. top teams

==B Stanford football== Starting this week, Stanford embarks upon a series of football games that likely will make or...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by John, on Oct 4, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 4032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big bucks fuel campaign for Maybell development

Opponents of Measure D might have the signatures, but it's the supporters who have the funds, campaign-finance statements...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:22 am | 29 comments | 1578 Views
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Palo Alto quietly gets new evening food truck market
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See Me. Hear Me. Donít Fix Me.
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Foothills Park: a world away
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Universal Language
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Candidate Kickoff Events: Public, not just for supporters
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