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PALO ALTO ISSUES

How the Mitchell Park Library construction went terribly wrong

How did Palo Alto's largest public project get so out of control? Dozens of documents reviewed by the Weekly help answer...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Ruth Waters, on Nov 10, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 63 comments | 9460 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killed cyclist identified as Rodney Smith of Portola Valley

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Original post made on May. 25, 2007
Last comment by Joe Schmoe, on Mar 1, 2008 at 5:20 pm | 26 comments | 9459 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report: Palo Alto Airport could be profitable

Palo Alto's long and heated debate over the future of Palo Alto Airport will resume later this month, when a City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 31 comments | 9458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area janitors end labor strike

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Original post made on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by Bob Strong, on Feb 7, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 9458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: As district lawyers step in, disappointing spin begins

As Palo Alto school officials brace for an inevitable lawsuit stemming from its failure to respond properly to the bullying...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Mar 7, 2013 at 9:48 pm | 235 comments | 9456 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Opportunity Center Was A Mistake

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Original post made by Kat on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by Gina, on Jan 16, 2008 at 1:10 pm | 130 comments | 9454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton community rebuilds plane-crash victim's home

Four years after a Tesla employee's plane plummeted into an East Palo Alto neighborhood, destroying Lisa Jones' home and...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by BIG-MISTAKE, on Aug 18, 2014 at 10:29 am | 6 comments | 9445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids and Palo Alto: What Can We Do?

It seems in the last few days as if our Town Square Forums regarding Palo Alto students have become a bit kinder and more...

Original post made by Can We Talk? on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by BF, on Nov 26, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 87 comments | 9441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The kids in neighborhood surrounding Ohlone school area get the worst deal in the school boundary proposal

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Original post made by concerned parent on Jan. 11, 2007
Last comment by AA, on Aug 18, 2011 at 10:53 am | 72 comments | 9415 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn girls claim league track titles

After both finished the dual-meet seasons with perfect records, the Palo Alto boys and Gunn girls had to back up those performances...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by LaVonna, on May 4, 2013 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 9413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto takes a stand against death penalty

Palo Alto thrust itself into a statewide debate over the death penalty Monday night when the City Council emphatically endorsed...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 9:36 pm | 84 comments | 9407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Description, sketch and observant cop led to the arrest

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Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by mom of 8 black young men, on Jan 10, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 112 comments | 9396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn hits top 100 in Newsweek ranking

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Original post made on May. 20, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on May 28, 2010 at 8:48 am | 72 comments | 9391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How much more housing can Palo Alto handle?

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Original post made by Arthur Keller on Feb. 21, 2007
Last comment by Native, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 124 comments | 9389 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City's effort to curb traffic hits its first speed bump

It could be an ominous sign that Palo Alto's first discussion of a broad and ambitious traffic-management program kicked...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by boscoli, on Sep 20, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 43 comments | 9374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The psychology and effects of bad coaching

A coach's ability to manage anger and frustration is the key to avoiding abusive coaching, along with redefining a longstanding...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 14, 2010 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 9364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park: No appeal of decision to allow food trucks at Caltrain station

Ten food trucks will roll into the Caltrain station on Feb. 19, when Off the Grid expects to kick off its new weekly event...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Feb 4, 2014 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 9359 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'The Lunch Box'

The way to a man's heart is through his stomach, so they say. And so says writer-director Ritesh Batra in his debut feature...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Kathryn, on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 9358 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Speeding driver causes five-car pile up

A man driving at 40 to 50 miles per hour out of the Fry's Electronics parking lot Thursday morning collided with a nearby...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 29, 2014 at 10:28 am | 15 comments | 9352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another fire at Sims metal recycling in Redwood City

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire at a metal recycling facility in Redwood City this morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Shut It, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:10 pm | 45 comments | 9350 Views
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