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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minor injuries in school bus collision

A Cadillac Escalade SUV clipped a school bus this morning when it veered into oncoming traffic on West Bayshore and Embarcadero...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Finally , on Oct 29, 2013 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 7807 Views

AROUND TOWN

The game's up!

Valerie and Tim Nichols spent a good five years in their Los Altos tract home before they started channeling Sarah Winchester. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Lindsay, on Oct 29, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 2214 Views

AROUND TOWN

City responds to parking woes on Edgewood Drive

Prompted by a flurry of complaints from Edgewood Drive residents about safety, litter, and an influx of cars from East Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Oct 29, 2013 at 11:18 am | 87 comments | 4146 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A Tale of Two Public Services BART vs. Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board

The following blog appears in The Almanac and may be of interest to Weekly readers. A Tale of Two Public Services BART...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Oct. 29, 2013
There are no comments yet. 583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Newell Bridge options to be discussed Thursday

Eight alternatives for replacing the 102-year-old Newell Road Bridge, which connects Palo Alto and East Palo Alto, will be...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 29, 2013 at 8:27 am | 78 comments | 9782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attracting 'best and brightest' to teaching

Stanford University President John Hennessy will discuss ways to attract the nation's brightest students to careers in teaching...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 29, 2013 at 6:28 am | 12 comments | 12525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents demand tunnels for high-speed trains

Anger, confusion and frustration over California's proposed high-speed rail system dominated a tense informational meeting...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by No Blasting, on Oct 28, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 66 comments | 3120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ponders a digital billboard

When Palo Alto leaders talk about building a "leading digital city," they're usually talking about open data and high-speed...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Henry, on Oct 28, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 68 comments | 24537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure D opponents hang tough in cash battle

With Election Day just around the corner, the nonprofit looking to build a bitterly contested housing development on Maybell...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Oct 28, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 38 comments | 3955 Views

SPORTS

Riley helping to lead New Zealand to new soccer heights

Ali Riley hasn't had much time to visit her old stomping grounds. Playing for the New Zealand national women's team takes...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Petroski, on Oct 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 1456 Views

AROUND TOWN

Halloween in Palo Alto

How do Palo Alto residents with kids celebrate Halloween? Do they go out trick-or-treating? Where? In their neighbourhood?...

Original post made by Zoya on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 27, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 49 comments | 8846 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents ask for safer West Bayshore Road

More than 40 Palo Alto residents are petitioning the city to add a bike lane or sidewalk along a dangerous stretch of West...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 27, 2013 at 11:04 pm | 9 comments | 4062 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A good bridge approach

By the time the Palo Alto and East Palo Alto City Councils decide on what to do with the old Newell Road bridge, it may be...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 27, 2013 at 10:39 pm | 47 comments | 27135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strategizing for success

Prices are exploding and days on market diminishing, but there are fewer houses offered for sale. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 27, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 3 comments | 3065 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paycheck-fairness bill introduced by Eshoo

Fifty years after a fair-wage bill became law, women still earn just 77 cents for every dollar a man makes for doing equal...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Enforce, enforce, enforce, on Oct 27, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 16 comments | 4261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

A shot at the wrong target Read the letters to the editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2013/10/25/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 27, 2013 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 9330 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Costumes, carnivals and concerts

Ready to get spooked? In a nice way, that is. Halloween events in the Palo Alto area tend to be more friendly than frightening,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2344 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New battles loom over 'planned community' developments

With residents in Barron Park and Green Acres up in arms against a planned housing complex on Maybell Avenue, their counterparts...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Oct 26, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 20 comments | 6892 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modernist building gets approval, mixed reception

Everyone agrees that the latest downtown development to win approval from Palo Alto's architectural board will bring an eye-catching...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 26, 2013 at 9:32 pm | 26 comments | 29810 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Making the condo jump

The way Peter Giovannotto sees it, choosing a condominium over a single-family home isn't a matter of square footage -- or...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Back in the Day, on Oct 26, 2013 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 3157 Views
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