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AROUND TOWN

Seeking tales from the old Paly gym

Hey Vikings, Titans or anybody else who's spent time in the Paly gym, Did you play donkey basketball in that old gym?...

Original post made by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly Staff Writer on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Musty, on Feb 9, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

National Merit Corp. names semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corp. named 49 students from Gunn High School and 31 students from Palo Alto High School as...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by A Gunn Student, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:58 pm | 68 comments | 11791 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Susan Wojcicki takes over as YouTube CEO

Susan Wojcicki, a Palo Alto native known for renting her Menlo Park garage out to Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Unaffected?, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 5 comments | 5027 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In wake of recent crimes, Palo Alto police may consider public surveillance

The Jan. 23 home-invasion robbery of an elderly Palo Alto couple was the flashpoint for a public meeting that focused on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Diff'rent Strokes, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 1415 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living with mental illness

"Kaitlin Chan" was working toward her doctorate in clinical psychology when she tried to end her life. She was taken to the...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Bravo!, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 3155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gas Outage In Crescent Park or nearby? Anyone else?

I am not sure when this started by but I am not getting any gas to my residence as of this afternoon. This was apparently...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Little Green Apples, on Feb 9, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 586 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to weigh differing visions for composting

More than a year after Palo Alto voters approved a plan to set aside 10 acres in the Baylands for a possible composting plant,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 9, 2014 at 11:01 am | 15 comments | 4390 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: In baby step, PCs are put on hold

After years of hearing citizen complaints about Palo Alto's practice of allowing developers to exceed zoning limits by offering...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 9, 2014 at 9:07 am | 30 comments | 3577 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood a win away from the WBAL Foothill Division title

==BI Girls prep basketball== Pinewood opened up a two-game lead in the West Bay Athletic League (Foothill Division) girls'...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2014
Last comment by Bill Walsh, on Feb 9, 2014 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto prepares for weekend storms

With wet weather expected to bring two inches of rain to the area over the weekend, the City of East Palo Alto and the Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Feb 8, 2014 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 2388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Superintendent serves dinner, links funders and programs

Wealthy philanthropists, school principals and nonprofit leaders mingled Wednesday in an unusual session to "map resources"...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by ryan, on Feb 7, 2014 at 11:16 pm | 5 comments | 13464 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested after violent struggle over officer's gun

A 34-year-old man yesterday led Palo Alto police on a violent wild goose chase through downtown Palo Alto, at one point seizing...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by John F., on Feb 7, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 25 comments | 5420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents clash over Dish parking plan

A plan to move dozens of parking spaces from the street next to the Stanford Dish to a parking lot more than half a mile...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Philip, on Feb 7, 2014 at 8:17 pm | 105 comments | 28251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open address to Ms. Mendoza, the lady who addressed the PAUSD board on 10/8/13

[Portion removed.] Dear Ms. Mendoza, I am writing to express my admiration, respect, gratitude and shame. I will...

Original post made by village fool on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Feb 7, 2014 at 7:41 pm | 12 comments | 3615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letting nature do the work

It's nearly spring and time to confront a common gardening problem: How can one create healthy soil while keeping the weeds...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by test, on Feb 7, 2014 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 1009 Views

AROUND TOWN

When experience really pays off

Passion, purpose and a paycheck. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/07/when-experience-really-pays-off...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 5712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Christina Schmidt and Mary Vincent: Volunteering to be part of the solution

The Office for Civil Rights report inspired Palo Alto special-education parents and Community Advisory Committee members...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Feb 7, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 10 comments | 3164 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

San Francisco Airport Incoming Flight Patterns and Noise Pollution

Is it my imagination or have the incoming flight patterns changed such that more flights into San Francisco Airport are brought...

Original post made by Bill Stewart on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 7, 2014 at 4:47 pm | 345 comments | 10890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area janitors end labor strike

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Original post made on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by Bob Strong, on Feb 7, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 9452 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Out of Control Teenagers in Palo Alto....in 1950

I just bought a copy of "An Illustrated History of Palo Alto" by Lewis Osborne, published in 1969. I found this passage...

Original post made by The Good Old Days? on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Immature brains, on Feb 7, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 12 comments | 1623 Views
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