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AROUND TOWN

Remembering those who left legacies

As the Weekly reflects back on 2016, we remember a few of the leaders we lost in 2016 who left an indelible impression on...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 3, 2017 at 10:55 pm | 11 comments | 8571 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beware of going without real estate agent

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Original post made by homeowner Midtown on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by Linda, on Feb 17, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 13 comments | 8568 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Weekly endorses Hill, Gordon, Simitian

With at least one veteran legislator running for seats in the state Senate, state Assembly and the Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Henry, on May 31, 2012 at 9:12 am | 15 comments | 8567 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected burglar nabbed near Stanford Dish

Palo Alto and Stanford University police arrested a suspected burglar late Wednesday morning after finding him hiding in...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on May 31, 2012 at 9:38 pm | 13 comments | 8558 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nursing moms protest Facebook censorship

Breastfeeding mothers who claim that Facebook is treating them like pornographers protested in front of Facebook headquarters...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by John the Man, on Jan 3, 2009 at 11:25 am | 32 comments | 8557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do you like the new Charleston Road?

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Original post made by Victor on Aug. 10, 2006
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 4, 2006 at 9:03 pm | 85 comments | 8554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Developer offers $13 million for school land

A housing developer has offered to pay $13 million to the Palo Alto school district for a 2.6-acre parcel at 525 San Antonio...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by The rest of the story, on Mar 23, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 35 comments | 8552 Views

AROUND TOWN

City snags cheapest-ever solar-power contract

Palo Alto's outlook for expanding its supply of cheap, green energy brightened this week, when a City Council committee enthusiastically...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Justin, on Feb 22, 2016 at 10:37 pm | 11 comments | 8551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to displace, aid Cubberley's homeless

With Palo Alto's ban on vehicle dwelling set to kick in early next month, city officials are scrambling to construct a safety...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Chairman Mao, on Aug 20, 2013 at 5:30 pm | 36 comments | 8546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Mercifully, election day cometh

In a community that prides itself on both its intelligence and the ability to debate issues at a high level, the campaign...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Nov 3, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 96 comments | 8542 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Paula, Michael and Margo Sirois Backyard on Beech St., E. Palo Alto, Summer of 55

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Original post made by Paula S. Cornell on Oct. 7, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Fire destroys former city manager's home

The home of Palo Alto's former city manager, Frank Benest, was extensively damaged in a fire on Saturday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on May. 3, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on May 6, 2014 at 11:39 am | 22 comments | 8538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools to stock non-prescription EpiPens

After an outcry by local doctors and parents, the Palo Alto school district will begin stocking its campuses with medication...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 26, 2014 at 8:12 am | 15 comments | 8537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Breaking the silence

Robin Thomas matriculated at Stanford University in the fall of 2008, and after a few months he was thinking about leaving....

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by ADHD in PAUSD, on May 17, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 17 comments | 8536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do we define success for high school students?

The recent discussions surrounding the educational pressures in Palo Alto beg an important question: What does a successful...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Tim Biglow, on Sep 16, 2015 at 1:30 pm | 23 comments | 8535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn explores scheduling changes

Changes for Gunn High School's bell schedule seem likely in the next school year, but it was made clear at a block-schedule...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on May 13, 2015 at 9:13 pm | 43 comments | 8534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed after being hit by truck in Palo Alto

A pedestrian died early Sunday morning in Palo Alto after a collision with a big-rig on an Embarcadero Road on-ramp, according...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by :-(, on Apr 19, 2015 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 8533 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Court allows demolition of Juana Briones House

Jaim Nulman and Avelyn Welczer got one step closer to building their dream home on the site of the historic Juana Briones...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Samuel, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 82 comments | 8529 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rail agency, Caltrain eye 'four-track' train line

A proposed agreement between the agency overseeing Caltrain and the one responsible for building the new high-speed rail...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kennard, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 123 comments | 8527 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two-story homes banned in Greer Park North

In a decision that left the majority in the audience cheering and a sizable minority seething, Palo Alto officials agreed...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by Clintonite, on Nov 4, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 36 comments | 8526 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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Holiday LEGO Show
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