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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Budget manager fired?

I hear the budget manager was recently let go. This doesn't seem to bode well. Did he find out about some secret money the...

Original post made by thescoop on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 9 comments | 5843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whooping cough epidemic hits California

Whooping cough, a serious bacterial disease that can cause severe illness and death in infants, is epidemic in California...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 18, 2010 at 4:46 pm | 21 comments | 5843 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Linda Sher, artist and political wife, dies at 82

Artist Linda B. Sher, a former Palo Alto and Stanford resident and wife of former State Sen. Byron Sher, died Sunday, Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Klein, on Jan 21, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 5 comments | 5841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly land on top 100 'Gold Medal List'

Both Gunn and Palo Alto high schools have ranked in U.S. News and World Report's 2010 "Gold Medal List" of America's top...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Dec 24, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 25 comments | 5839 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss student wellness, vote on parcel tax

The school board will Tuesday night hold a public hearing on an increased parcel tax and, in light of a student's death this...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 28, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 29 comments | 5839 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular song amoung kids - SHOCKING LYRICS

I am so shocked! I listened to a rap song on my 13 yr old son's ipod called "My dick" by Mickey Avalon. I almost puked. The...

Original post made by A shocked parent on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Private Parent, on Apr 29, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 5838 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility rates set to rise in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents should brace themselves for a dramatic spike in their utility bills in July, with electricity, gas, water...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 14, 2016 at 10:12 am | 29 comments | 5835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family explores 'largest gift ever' for Paly athletics

An anonymous Palo Alto family is considering making a "major" donation to help transform indoor athletic facilities at Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by JA3+, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 73 comments | 5834 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arraigned on four counts of murder

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Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by francisco, on May 18, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 5833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents alerted about invasive mosquito

Two weeks after the discovery of a yellow-fever mosquito in Menlo Park, the Santa Clara County Vector Control District is...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Vector is Countywide, on Feb 16, 2015 at 7:41 am | 4 comments | 5833 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

March against racial profiling planned for Sunday

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Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Nov 10, 2008 at 1:01 am | 167 comments | 5832 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Payday at City Hall

The signs of success are striking: new libraries, a renovated City Hall, a rebuilt Art Center and a new downtown just a mile...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 25, 2015 at 8:02 pm | 28 comments | 5832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

resources for homeschoolers

I have recently started homeschooling my kids and I was wondering if any veteran homeschoolers ever use tutors. I suspect...

Original post made by amom on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by I'm a bhomeschooler and I LOVE it!, on May 13, 2015 at 7:25 am | 17 comments | 5832 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Go-ahead nears for new, modern Apple store

Plans for Apple's new glass-fronted and topped retail store in downtown Palo Alto are edging closer to final approval this...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 27 comments | 5831 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto vows reforms to improve transparency

Chastened by accusations of poor transparency, Palo Alto officials on Monday night offered apologies to community for their...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 11, 2014 at 9:02 am | 91 comments | 5831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transcript and college admission fraud at Paly

Someone, maybe the Weekly, needs to investigate the following news. As the honest parents of an honest Paly 2014 senior who...

Original post made by Future former Paly parent on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by parent2, on Feb 21, 2014 at 6:34 pm | 40 comments | 5831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Reining in the Cubberley lease

Having previously criticized the City Council for not recognizing the importance of providing the public with an opportunity...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 1, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 11 comments | 5831 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A tandem gasoline tank truck was seen going West on Charleston Rd a couple of weeks ago.

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Original post made by Anonymous on May. 3, 2007
Last comment by A driver, on May 8, 2007 at 6:12 pm | 8 comments | 5830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hotel-tax hike recommended in Palo Alto

Seeking to tap into the riches generated by the city's flourishing hotel scene, a Palo Alto council committee on Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 15, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 21 comments | 5830 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

ShotSpotter system records tragic plane crash

First there is the sound of a plane's engines. Then a crackling noise, as though the plane has hit a power line. Then, crashing...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by T Tierney, on Feb 24, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 37 comments | 5829 Views
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