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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Finish El Camino Park

Palo Alto's Parks and Recreation Commission was right earlier this week when it urged the city staff and City Council to...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 27, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 12 comments | 1348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CHSRA Land Grab SCAM, now passed through Assembly

Please be aware that the California High Speed Rail Authority is now poised with this law, already approved by the Assembly,...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 13, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 17 comments | 1348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to parse achievement data tonight

New data sheds light on efforts to remedy the achievement gap in Palo Alto schools. The Board of Education tonight will discuss...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Carlos, on Sep 13, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 6 comments | 1348 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted sexual assault reported in Palo Alto

Police are investigating reports of an attempted sexual assault in Palo Alto early Thursday morning. At 12:30 a.m., a girl...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Nov 30, 2010 at 8:17 am | 8 comments | 1348 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Golf course, flood projects on hold

A long-planned effort to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek suffered...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 10, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area median home prices, sales up in May

The median sale price for Bay Area homes rose for the second consecutive month in May -- up 7.5 percent from a year ago --...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 17, 2012 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1348 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly grad acquitted of burglary charges

A Palo Alto man who suffers from schizophrenia was acquitted of residential burglary on Tuesday, April 23, but he still faces...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Longtime resident, on May 2, 2013 at 10:36 am | 30 comments | 1347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years before terming out last year, has been diagnosed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 2 comments | 1347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion reported at Windy Hill

A mountain lion was reportedly seen in the Portola Valley and Skyline area in San Mateo County Saturday morning, according...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 11, 2011 at 7:44 am | 19 comments | 1347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moonlight Run draws thousands to the Baylands

About 2,500 athletes ran and walked by the light of the harvest moon Friday night at the 30th annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Steve Flanders, on Sep 8, 2014 at 9:48 pm | 4 comments | 1347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

40 of California Avenues Newly Planted Trees are Timmed - WHY?

An article in the Daily News on Thanksgiving Day reveals that a tree trimming crew has "harshly pruned" about 40 of the newly...

Original post made by Lois on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by David, on Nov 28, 2010 at 7:31 pm | 5 comments | 1346 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping Palo Alto running

Palo Alto's Municipal Services Center is a sprawling maze of industrial activity -- a 16-acre complex where hardhats abound...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 12, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 12 comments | 1346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's make pre-break finals work

In a 3-2 vote, the PAUSD board decided to switch to the "carefree winter break" with pre-break finals. The stress that...

Original post made by Paly College App Problem on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on May 31, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 9 comments | 1346 Views

SPORTS

Stanford-Washington football game Saturday is sold out

For those planning on attending Saturday's Pac-10 Conference football matchup between Stanford and Washington in Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by DK, on Oct 20, 2011 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 1346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opening lineup announced for Bing Concert Hall

When Stanford University's new concert hall officially opens its doors in January 2013, the San Francisco Symphony and Los...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Dean, on Mar 1, 2012 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 1346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concours d'Elegance rolls into Stanford this weekend

Some 300 vintage and collectible cars will be on exhibit at the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance Sunday, June 24, at 360 Oak...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Rich, on Jun 26, 2012 at 8:05 am | 11 comments | 1346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area real estate prices highest in four years

Bay Area home sales are continuing to rise, with the median sale price the highest it has been in nearly four years, according...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Whew!!, on Aug 17, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 5 comments | 1346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund application deadline is today

Today (Jan. 7) is the deadline for organizations to submit grant applications for the Palo Alto Weekly's annual Holiday Fund....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by C. Davis, on Jan 7, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1345 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Toyota Prius driving down the Caltrain tracks last night

The Mercury-News said someone tried to drive a Toyota Prius down the Caltrain train tracks near Meadow Drive last night....

Original post made by pious on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Davey-o, on Nov 3, 2011 at 11:09 am | 6 comments | 1345 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

suicide attempt closes bridge - again

For the second time in the past couple of months an important road bridge has been shut down due to a suicidal individual....

Original post made by driver on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 12, 2011 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 1345 Views
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