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Editorial: Mercifully, election day cometh

In a community that prides itself on both its intelligence and the ability to debate issues at a high level, the campaign...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Nov 3, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 96 comments | 6838 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: No on Measure D

It is never good when election campaigns become so heated and emotional that instead of issues becoming clearer as election...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Nov 3, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 121 comments | 10016 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One Reason Why I am Voting Against Measure D

PAHC has proposed senior housing on the Maybell site. Is it good housing? I don’t think so! The PAHC proposed building...

Original post made by Joe Hirsch on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Nov 3, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 6 comments | 472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is Measure D really about?

After hearing each side out during public meetings, in-depth interviews, a tour of the orchard site and dozens of conversations...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Nov 3, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 246 comments | 16073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Senior citizens counting on 'yes' vote for Measure D

Editor's note: On Oct. 11, the Weekly editorialized against Measure D and argued that the City Council had struck the wrong...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Garrett , on Nov 3, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 17 comments | 15459 Views

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NO on MEASURE D

I urge all Greenmeadow residents to vote N0 on MEASURE D. If Greenmeadow is given the luxury of low-density living over...

Original post made by we\'ve got your back on Nov. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 382 Views

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Southgate

Lush, fragrant vegetation and lazily oscillating rope swings characterize Southgate, where life is quiet and relaxing. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 3, 2013 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 11741 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Independent nationally recognized newspaper urges you to vote Yes on D

Yes, the San Jose Mercury News provides an in-depth analysis and challenges Palo Altans to not do what they did to homeless...

Original post made by Independent Review on Nov. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 381 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

All 3 Palo Alto papers agree: Vote AGAINST D

Today, November 1, the Palo Alto Daily News joined the Palo Alto Weekly and the Daily Post in urging voters to vote NO on...

Original post made by Vote Against D on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Nov 3, 2013 at 7:00 am | 25 comments | 1041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wreaths: a sign of something special

As a child, Lanette Anderson's mom would hang a wreath on the door around Thanksgiving, "a symbol in our house that something...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by farrah, on Nov 3, 2013 at 12:54 am | 1 comment | 945 Views

SPORTS

Four teams wrap up league titles in water polo

Winning league water polo titles has seemingly been routine for the Menlo School and Sacred Heart Prep boys plus the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 2, 2013 at 7:40 pm | 6 comments | 2917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In absence of state test, Palo Alto wants to give one anyway

Worried about a loss of continuity in standardized testing, members of the Palo Alto school board say they want local students...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Middle Schools, on Nov 2, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 20 comments | 7009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seize weapons, arrest 16-year-old gang member

East Palo Alto Police conducted a probation search of a 16-year-old gang member's East Palo Alto residence on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2013
Last comment by westy pa, on Nov 2, 2013 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 2545 Views

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Palo Alto to install dozens of defibrillators

A network of defibrillators -- devices that restore regular heart rhythm to victims of cardiac arrest -- will soon be installed...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hamilton, on Nov 2, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 14 comments | 4273 Views

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Editorial: A backwards process on Maybell project

Imagine making a substantial family investment in something before determining its value, how other family members felt about...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Barron Parker, on Nov 2, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 50 comments | 3788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City still unsure about 2014 ballot measure

Faced with a long wish list, a tight deadline and disagreements within its own ranks, the Palo Alto City Council agreed on...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Nov 2, 2013 at 10:54 am | 9 comments | 6412 Views

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Why Not Help Save The Last Orchard in Palo Alto?

“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can let alone.” Henry David Thoreau “There were...

Original post made by Margo Davis on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Nov 2, 2013 at 10:44 am | 38 comments | 2148 Views

SPORTS

Best teams in four sections head to NorCal tournament

==BI Girls water polo== The most competitive girls' water polo tournament in Northern California gets under way this weekend...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1885 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student arrested in fatal DUI crash

A 24-year-old Stanford student was arrested early Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving after he drove the wrong way onto...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Soldevila15, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:38 pm | 16 comments | 5472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford tries to stem norovirus outbreak

After a reported outbreak of norovirus infected 52 Stanford students, the university put its infectious disease protocols...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 4035 Views
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