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PALO ALTO ISSUES

All high-speed rail options still on the table for Palo Alto

When the high-speed rail line comes through Palo Alto at speeds of 125 mph, the trains could run at-grade, completely underground...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by SMART Observer, on Oct 4, 2009 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 1318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arrest made in burglary at Duveneck

Seven people have been linked to a school burglary that occurred in Palo Alto over the summer, police said today. Several...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by monarch, on Dec 2, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 15 comments | 1318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homebuilder signs deal for Alma Plaza

An ambitious plan to redevelop Alma Plaza in south Palo Alto took another leap forward Tuesday when builder D.R. Horton signed...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by YIMBY, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 9 comments | 1318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Sal Khan

Sal Khan, founder of the Mountain View-based Khan Academy, is revolutionizing education, one 10 minute YouTube video at a...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 27, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 1318 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls keep lacrosse playoffs alive despite forfeits

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== After having to forfeit six games due to an ineligible player, the Palo Alto girls' lacrosse...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Sherry, on May 13, 2012 at 4:38 am | 6 comments | 1318 Views

SPORTS

Gunn-Paly swim meet still shows star power

The Gunn girls and Palo Alto boys were hit hard by graduation following the 2012 swim season that saw the Titans win their...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Pacific Coach, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1318 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Crime down in East Palo Alto; police chief to host meeting tonight

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ronald Davis will host a meeting tonight (Feb. 22) to discuss the progress his department has...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Mr.Fischer, on Feb 22, 2011 at 11:26 pm | 8 comments | 1318 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Land sale connects Skyline, Russian Ridge

In an effort to connect two land preserves and provide the community with greater access to trails and viewing locations,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Jul 1, 2011 at 1:55 am | 8 comments | 1318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain/PCJPB Request Safety Waivers from FRA

Per Clem at the Caltrain HSR Compatibility Blog http://caltrain-hsr.blogspot.com/ "Caltrain's petition for a waiver of...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Anony Mouse, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 6 comments | 1317 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves to protect retail on downtown block

Palo Alto officials turned back the zoning clock on an eclectic downtown block Monday night when they passed a law requiring...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by liberty, on Apr 10, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 17 comments | 1317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Horse accident near Stanford Dish injures a woman

A 63-year-old woman sustained neurological injuries to her back and neck after falling off her horse near Stanford's Dish...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by riding, on Apr 17, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 1317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Student jailed after assault in school garage

A 19-year-old student at Summit Preparatory Charter High School in Redwood City has been jailed on suspicion of assaulting...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 29, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 20 comments | 1317 Views

SPORTS

Bowl game season gets busy this week before Stanford kicks off in Orange Bowl

Football fans will get their share of the postseason this week, long before Stanford takes on Virginia Tech in the Orange...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Dec 28, 2010 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 1317 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veronica Tincher

The eclectic decor of Veronica Tincher's retirement residence in Palo Alto reflects the diversity of her life experiences...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dick Lundh, on Nov 16, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area gas prices continue to climb

As California's average gas prices become the nation's highest, Bay Area motorists will be paying an average of 48 cents...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 10 comments | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund recipients awarded $353K in grants

The Palo Alto Weekly awarded $353,000 in grants from the 18th annual Holiday Fund drive to 55 nonprofit organizations at...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by kate, on May 2, 2012 at 2:25 am | 1 comment | 1317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman at Stanford Assaulted

I just read a news brief from Stanford law enforcement that a woman was assaulted at Manzanita Field by a white male, 40s....

Original post made by Hmmm on Jan. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Best Of Palo Alto 2011 launches

It is time again for the readers of the Palo Alto Weekly and users of Palo Alto Online to voice their views on the top establishments...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1316 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls get a No. 1 seed for the section playoffs

This has been quite a remarkable season for the Palo Alto girls' basketball team. The Vikings captured their first SCVAL...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Paly Fan, on Feb 22, 2011 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1316 Views

SPORTS

Stanford signs VanDerveer to long-term contract

Stanford's women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer, who turned 60 last month, received a belated birthday present by signing...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Emily Renzel, on Jul 19, 2013 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 1316 Views
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