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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford gets $150 million gift

Stanford University's Graduate School of Business has received a $150 million gift -- one of the largest in the university's...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Amadu Massally, on Nov 8, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 11 comments | 1148 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Insider trading: Hedge fund manager arrested

The manager of a Menlo Park-based hedge fund was charged with alleged insider trading Friday, the Securities and Exchange...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 11, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 11 comments | 1148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn program backs student 'social entrepreneurs'

Gunn High School sophomore Arjun Parikh just got his start-up funded -- an initiative that combines his love of soccer with...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on Mar 13, 2012 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 1148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn graduates 491 on football field

In a community pageant at times serious, sentimental and raucous, Gunn High School Wednesday awarded diplomas to 491 seniors...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Humble Mom, on Jun 11, 2012 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 1148 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Price tapped for National League of Cities committee

Weeks after winning a coveted spot on the county's leading transportation agency, City Councilwoman Gail Price snagged another...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 1148 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

comment posting and anonymous trolling

I recommend that the Weekly adopt the anti-anonymity comment posting policies suggested in this NYT op-ed piece by Julie...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Frequent Poster, on Dec 1, 2010 at 12:08 am | 8 comments | 1147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

kitchen scraps composting

hi I am encouraged to compost vegetable and fruit scraps from the kitchen in an effort to reduce waste, recycle and generally...

Original post made by Joe on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Annette Puskarich, on Feb 10, 2011 at 11:22 pm | 4 comments | 1147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal Dumbarton crash victim was from Palo Alto

A Palo Alto man has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash on the Dumbarton Bridge on Tuesday (June 14), according...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 17, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 13 comments | 1147 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto officers win award for Zumot investigation

Two Palo Alto officers who used cell-phone records to help convict Bulos Zumot in the October 2009 murder of Jennifer Schipsi...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 1147 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Big-screen TV, jewelry stolen from Palo Alto home

Residents of a Palo Alto home on Greenwood Avenue returned to find multiple large items stolen from their residence -- in...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Two cents, on Mar 18, 2012 at 11:00 pm | 11 comments | 1147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Psyching out the 'Facebook effect'

The rumors are flying: Once Facebook goes public, scarce housing will become even scarcer; prices will go sky high. Best...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by wrong, on May 20, 2012 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 1147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman dies in fiery Mountain View crash

A woman was killed early Sunday morning when her car struck a tree in Mountain View, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Very Sorry for her, on Jan 21, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1147 Views

AROUND TOWN

James Franco set to co-host the Oscars

Actor and Palo Alto native James Franco will co-host the 83rd Academy Awards on Feb. 27 alongside actress Anne Hathaway,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Nov 30, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1146 Views

AROUND TOWN

please move your cars on street sweeping days

Our neighborhood streets are looking pretty messy after the recent rains. Please move your cars on street sweeping days so...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lois, on Dec 14, 2010 at 9:27 am | 4 comments | 1146 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man kicks, spits at officers in Mountain View

A San Jose man was arrested in Mountain View early Sunday morning with more than 10 grams of cocaine in his pocket, police...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Supporting the Police, on Jun 29, 2011 at 11:36 am | 9 comments | 1146 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to take fresh look at CPI's toxic chemicals

A wave of concerns from Barron Park residents has prompted Palo Alto officials to take a fresh look at the toxic chemicals...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by PatrickD, on Mar 7, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 4 comments | 1146 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Does 'Planned Community' really mean 'Unplanned Community' or 'Negotiated Zoning'?

When I was first introduced to a "Planned Community" zone in the mid-1960s it was with an enthusiastic assessment by a professional...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 19, 2013 at 9:49 am | 10 comments | 1146 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

First look: Facebook's new home from the inside out

If any office building has that coveted "new car" smell, it's Facebook's renovated Menlo Park headquarters. Earlier this...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by sharon, on Dec 14, 2011 at 1:25 am | 15 comments | 1145 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian: Gov. Brown seeks deeper school finance reform

Besides a temporary tax hike for public education, Gov. Jerry Brown is attempting a deeper reform to school finance in his...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by shut up cheap PA, on Feb 1, 2012 at 2:26 am | 10 comments | 1145 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested for burglary at old Facebook HQ

Two men were arrested Monday night after they allegedly stole 49 laptop computers from the former corporate offices of Facebook...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Sep 27, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 5 comments | 1145 Views
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