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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Symphony conductor Gideon Grau dies at 86

Gideon Grau, 86, a former resident of Palo Alto, died in his sleep in an Atlanta hospital June 29. He was a symphony conductor,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sister Laurena Alflen, OP, on Feb 21, 2012 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1114 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Lying Liars, on Sep 25, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 1114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher's English shortcomings - what to do?

My child goes to Paly and has a math teacher whose English is oftentimes hard to understand. In fact, the teacher's English...

Original post made by Parental on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by An increasing problem, on Dec 10, 2013 at 10:27 am | 9 comments | 1114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinosa to deliver 'State of the City' tonight

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinosa is scheduled to present the State of the City address at 7 p.m. tonight (Jan. 24) in the Cubberley...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by bill, on Jan 24, 2011 at 10:07 pm | 8 comments | 1113 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail (HSR) and security issues

The recent raid on OBL demonstrated that he was interested in attacking our rail system. If we build a HSR, won't we need...

Original post made by Katherine on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Katerine, on May 8, 2011 at 8:06 am | 4 comments | 1113 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged in child's death seeks case dismissal

A teenager accused of shooting and killing a 3-month-old boy in East Palo Alto in June sought to have charges against him...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Dec 20, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 1113 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins fourth straight NorCal tennis title

Despite missing a trio of players, including No. 1 singles player Andrew Ball, the Menlo School boys' tennis team captured...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by GWP, on May 22, 2012 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student 'wellness' coordinator leaving Palo Alto

Amy Drolette, who has coordinated Palo Alto student wellness and mental-health initiatives for the past two years, is departing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 1113 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto selects new city manager

A former Redwood City deputy city manager who worked with under-served youth and families has been chosen as East Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 1113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measures A and B

Santa Clara County has been whipsawed by the economic downturn and the state's perennial budget crises. When funding runs...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:14 am | 16 comments | 1113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dumping in Permanente Creek/Mountain View Slough

I was just hiking in the Mountain View Baylands next to Permanente Creek. A culvert near the golf Course and Rengstorff...

Original post made by Marie on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 5, 2011 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 1112 Views

SPORTS

Piscotty powers Stanford past the Titans, 1-0

==BI NCAA baseball == Stephen Piscotty provided all the offense and Jordan Pries combined with Chris Reed on a two-hit...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Dahozzman, on Jun 5, 2011 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 1112 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto Utility is a Monopolistic Scam

WTF is up with this. We're doing construction on our house and we won't be occupying it during the work. While we are going...

Original post made by Toady on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Here by choice, on Sep 11, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 19 comments | 1112 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bomb squad closes Palo Alto street, dismantles mortar

Discovery of a World War II-era Japanese mortar forced the closure of part of Grove Avenue in Palo Alto Monday morning. Police...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by YSK, on Oct 4, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 8 comments | 1112 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Common scams in Palo Alto

The number of scams listed by the FBI is mind-spinning: telemarketing fraud, the Nigerian letter, advance-fee schemes, health...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gopal Das, on Mar 12, 2012 at 6:33 am | 4 comments | 1112 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA: General Services Administration should decide fate of Hangar One

Derailing restoration plans for Hangar One and causing anxiety over Moffett Field's future, the head of NASA wants to assign...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Blowing-In-The-Wind, on May 14, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 13 comments | 1112 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's tennis remains in great shape after solid NCAAs

No matter who plays at the top of the singles ladder next year, she will have earned it. The Stanford women's tennis team...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1111 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The reason we have Town Square.

I respect the authority of the Weekly editors to moderate and remove disrespectful comments, particularly those of threatening,...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Norm, on Jun 14, 2011 at 10:47 am | 24 comments | 1111 Views

SPORTS

Knapp is competing for more playing time

==B Stanford football == Menlo-Atherton High grad Sam Knapp enters his third season with the Stanford football team and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by chris burford, on Aug 12, 2011 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 1111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford isn't moving to New York after all

Press release: http://news.stanford.edu/pr/2011/pr-nyc-campus-121611.html...

Original post made by tiger on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by stanfordalum, on Dec 18, 2011 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1111 Views
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