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AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

The Bay Area real-estate market has become a challenging market for buyers due to several important developments. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jayne, on Apr 15, 2013 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 2446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit: Third of Palo Alto's city cars underused

Palo Alto officials have halted the city's vehicle-replacement program after an audit found that more than a third of the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by musical, on Apr 18, 2010 at 1:46 am | 24 comments | 2445 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

no soliciting -- even for firefighters

On the weekend a firefighter was at our door soliciting signatures for the petition. We've got a "no soliciting" sign which...

Original post made by paresident on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Marisol, on Jun 2, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 19 comments | 2445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't sell Cubberley!!!

There is a possible sale to Foothill College of the part of the Cubberley Community Center that houses all the dance studios,...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by clarity, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 8 comments | 2445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly seeking parents of kids with severe allergies

We are researching a story on experiences of kids with asthma or allergies in Palo Alto schools, and any issues parents may...

Original post made by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff writer on Sep. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gina Dalma withdraws from school board race

Less than a month after announcing her candidacy for the Palo Alto Board of Education, parent Gina Dalma is ending her campaign,...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Need Upstanders, on May 10, 2016 at 8:13 am | 10 comments | 2445 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Keeping clutter at bay

Creeping clutter happens quietly and gradually. Papers and knickknacks start to take over our dresser tops and end tables;...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by laura, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:11 am | 1 comment | 2445 Views

AROUND TOWN

huge expansion proposed for San Antonio Shopping Center

NIMBYs keep killing new retail projects inside Palo Alto, but our neighbors to the south are more enthusiastic. Story in...

Original post made by shopper on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 19, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 17 comments | 2445 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senior-housing project riles neighbors

An overflowing crowd of Barron Park residents vented their frustration with dense housing and traffic problems and told Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by NIMBY, perchance?, on Apr 25, 2013 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2444 Views

SPORTS

Menlo girls grab important WBAL soccer win

After suffering a tough loss earlier in the week to first-place Sacred Heart Prep, the Menlo girls' soccer team knew it had...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Casti Team, on Jan 22, 2010 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 2444 Views

SPORTS

Boston Marathon is fastest ever with help from ex-Stanford standout Ryan Hall

Former Stanford All-American Ryan Hall helped make the 114th running of the Boston Marathon the fastest ever on Monday. While...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Apr 20, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2444 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Why the secrecy in Menlo Park?

Recent requests by the Almanac for information about police department matters have produced some troubling responses from...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Paul Blart, on Jan 31, 2013 at 5:12 am | 7 comments | 2444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford plans 10 percent budget cut this year

Declines in returns on its endowment, in gifts and research funding all has Stanford University preparing for a 10 percent...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by S Miller, on Feb 13, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 9 comments | 2444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fall Class Guide 2011

Academic Achievement Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15349 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2443 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bus driver recognized for heroism

It was a sunny April afternoon, the kind of day when sunlight warms the skin and relaxes the mind. School bus driver Dena...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Mar 11, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 2443 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto store official arrested after altercation

An odd altercation led to the arrest of the United owner or manager of the United Carpets store in Palo Alto Wednesday evening....

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 2, 2009 at 11:38 pm | 16 comments | 2443 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto school administrator to take SJ post

Becki Cohn-Vargas, director of elementary education for the Palo Alto school district, has been appointed superintendent...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by Good by Becki, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:18 pm | 11 comments | 2443 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tesla Model S draws crowd to Menlo Park showroom

Dozens of prospective buyers and curious gearheads formed a line on Saturday at Menlo Park's Tesla Motors dealership to sit...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 13, 2011 at 1:31 pm | 7 comments | 2443 Views

AROUND TOWN

If the shoe fits ...

Walking up to the front door of Corinne Friedman's Palo Alto Eichler, one can't help but notice the shoes all lined up --...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Debbie, on Aug 20, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 5 comments | 2443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge orders school board to reconsider math program adoption

An interesting bit of news from Seattle: http://www.seattlepi.com/local/415049_math04.html "In June, two parents and...

Original post made by A. on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Paly 08 Grad, on Feb 11, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 10 comments | 2442 Views
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