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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee backs new penalties for stalled construction

Residents who take too long to remodel their Palo Alto homes, leaving sections of their blocks fenced off and mired in construction...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by Wonderer, on Nov 20, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 28841 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suit threatened over city's car-camping ban

A group of Palo Alto attorneys is threatening to sue the city over a recently adopted ban on vehicle habitation, a law that...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Nov 20, 2013 at 1:33 pm | 49 comments | 5577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood Plaza fine to pay for historical restoration

Those who destroy history are bound to restore it. So decreed the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night as it voted to use...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Silly, on Nov 20, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 13 comments | 34135 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Adams a semifinalist for the Biletnikoff Award

==BI Of local note== Fresno State wide receiver Davante Adams from Palo Alto High has been named as one of 10 semifinalists...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by MENLO, on Nov 20, 2013 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 22543 Views

SPORTS

A lack of making plays proved the difference in loss to USC

==BI Stanford football notebook== During the chaos that ensued after Saturday night after USC's 20-17 upset win against...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ben Factor, on Nov 20, 2013 at 12:45 am | 5 comments | 23508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anonymous bloggers?

Does anyone else think it is interesting that the weekly is allowing an anonymous blogger to post on educational issues...

Original post made by astonished on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 561 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed by Caltrain Saturday is identified

A middle-aged man who was struck and killed by a train at the California Avenue Caltrain station in Palo Alto Saturday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ramone, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 9064 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to spread smoking ban downtown

Palo Alto's ever-expanding ban on smoking is now drifting toward downtown and California Avenue. By an 8-1 vote, with Greg...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Nov 19, 2013 at 7:21 pm | 4 comments | 17821 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys, girls take league titles into CCS playoffs

For the first time in school history, the Gunn boys and girls will head into the Central Coast Section water polo playoffs...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 19, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 4300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking at Arastradero Park

Today we pulled into Arastradero Park and had to wait in line for a parking spot. We were lucky, it took about five minutes,...

Original post made by hiker on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by hiker, on Nov 19, 2013 at 12:57 pm | 8 comments | 760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters knock out College Terrace fire

Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire that began in a back room of a house on the 2100 block of Princeton Street after...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Margit, on Nov 19, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 7 comments | 32878 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man killed in single-car crash on Hwy. 280 is identified

The driver of a pickup truck who was killed in Los Altos Sunday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara County Coroner. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by correction, on Nov 19, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 10842 Views

AROUND TOWN

houzz: has anyone used it?

I am a writing intern with the Weekly, and I am currently researching a story about houzz. I would very much like to interview...

Original post made by Kim D on Nov. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 590 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Having a say

When Palo Alto officials learned in early 2009 that a little-known Sacramento agency had developed plans to build a 15-foot...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:50 am | 15 comments | 15584 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man avoids murder conviction in killing over parking space

A man who shot and killed an East Palo Alto resident following a parking dispute between two women was convicted of voluntary...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by wally, on Nov 18, 2013 at 10:47 pm | 11 comments | 4485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Commission voices support for new 'tech corridor'

Members of Palo Alto's Planning and Transportation Commission came out in favor of transforming a segment of Park Boulevard...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 18, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 44 comments | 18741 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why Round-Up Spraying in the Baylands by People Who Don't Know Who They Are Working For?

This afternoon a bit before 4 I was returning the Byxbee Park parking lot and I saw two men with backpack sprayers on walking...

Original post made by BayLandsBiker on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 18, 2013 at 7:26 pm | 5 comments | 11888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do teachers have a dress code?

School teacher dressing inappropriately. Should teachers have a dress code? She wears very low cut garments and extremely,extremely...

Original post made by a parent on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Getting a bit old, on Nov 18, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 10 comments | 11726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former principal says his departure mirrors current controversy

Joe Di Salvo, the former principal of Palo Alto's Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School who resigned under mysterious circumstances...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by Can it get worse?, on Nov 18, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 8 comments | 10937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Effective enforcement of the gas-powered leaf blower ban: Fine the property owners

When I see my neighbors' gardeners using gas-powered leaf blowers, I walk over to them (the gardeners) and inform them that...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 1339 Views
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