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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are you looking for a home?

I'd like to talk to real people who are looking to buy a home -- ideally who set out last year but got discouraged, didn't...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, Palo Alto Weekly associate editor on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School enrollment could rise 5 percent by 2018

Under new demographic forecasts, enrollment in Palo Alto's 17 schools is likely to rise 5 percent by 2018 before tapering...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Feb 23, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 9 comments | 1882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any online classes which can replace Living Skills?

My son is a Paly sophomore who is taking music and language so he doesn't have any room for electives. Next year, when he...

Original post made by Mom of a Paly kid on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Experienced Mom, on Jan 18, 2012 at 10:17 am | 11 comments | 1882 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Europe faces energy crisis as Vladimir Putin cuts Russian gas supply

As I have regularly predicted in this forum, Europe is one gas valve closure away from disaster. This latest move by Putin...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 7, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 15 comments | 1882 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Virus battery could 'power cars'

New breakthrough at MIT http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7977585.stm "Viruses have been used to help build batteries...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 1882 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. Gas Fields Go From Bust to Boom

WSJ----"- A massive natural-gas discovery here in northern Louisiana heralds a big shift in the nation's energy landscape....

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 30, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Young at heart

==I Short Story Contest winners offer fresh perspectives from youthful protagonists== From an epic adventure in the Arctic...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by TennisStorm, on Dec 4, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 1882 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford posts biggest-ever investment loss

Poor investment results at Stanford University have led to more than 400 staff layoffs, a campus-wide salary freeze, program...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by susie, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:14 am | 14 comments | 1881 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Auditor's Office wins national awards

Leadership turnover hasn't kept the City Auditor's Office in Palo Alto from racking up awards, including a national award...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Steve McLaughlin, on Jun 12, 2012 at 4:29 pm | 4 comments | 1881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A slice of 'pi'

Lucille Nixon Elementary School fifth-grader Maggie Wang colors in her share of the humongous paper quilt she and her 22...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by pi, on Mar 23, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An ever-charming orphan

If you're a musical-theater nerd — er, connoisseur? — like me, you're probably very familiar with "Annie." Read...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Martha, on May 4, 2012 at 1:46 am | 1 comment | 1881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View man arrested for hate crime

A 26-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Wednesday evening for a hate crime, police say, after he allegedly yelled a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Race Card Denied, on Oct 7, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 13 comments | 1881 Views

SPORTS

Stanford on top of the college football world

Andrew Luck threw four touchdown passes, including three to Coby Fleener, and the Stanford football team completed its dream...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Jan 4, 2011 at 4:21 pm | 3 comments | 1881 Views

SPORTS

Season-best team score leads Stanford gymnasts to victory

==BI College roundup == The No. 12 Stanford women delivered the complete team performance they had been searching for this...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by rick rosensweig, on Jan 27, 2014 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1881 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Driver arrested after fatal Portola Valley crash

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Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by Hayley, on Oct 31, 2008 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1881 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Sky is Falling AGAIN!!! This time, in the financial market!!!

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20100417/D9F4QH4O0.html Quick, we have to give more power to the Feds over us to "protect"...

Original post made by The Sky is Falling! on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by The Sky is Falling!, on Apr 18, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1881 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Celebration of life' for Tim Sullivan moved

A celebration of life for the Palo Alto youth who died in a skateboard accident last weekend has been moved to Gunn High...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ordinance for music at Lytton Plaza gets shelved

Saying they haven't heard enough from the public, Palo Alto Parks and Recreation commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 18 comments | 1881 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 | 1881 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After Prop R Fails

What's the appropriate response by the city council to the Fire Fighters Union after Prop R fails? I think the council should...

Original post made by bill kelly on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by bill, on Nov 6, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 7 comments | 1880 Views
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