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Cheese balls, aliens, Angry Birds -- and logical sequencing

The dozens of children who flock to Smita Kolhatkar's lunchtime "Scratch Club" at Barron Park Elementary School create their...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jeanie Smith, on Oct 17, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 3 comments | 10191 Views


Judging the judges: Recalls may become easier, but is that better for California?

Amid a constellation of factors, some legal experts believe we could be plunging into a new era in which judges increasingly...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Aug 30, 2016 at 6:35 pm | 5 comments | 10189 Views


Shop Talk

<B><B>ONE-OF-A-KIND SHOP AT STANFORD ... </B>It's hard to imagine that an idea for a store at <B>Stanford Shopping Center</B>...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 10189 Views


Mixes of fixes

As morning light streamed through the open garage doors at the Museum of American Heritage, Peter Skinner began orientation...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Washers, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 10188 Views


Palo Alto looks to Hill to soothe high-speed-rail concerns

California's high-speed rail project may have left the station last year, when the state Legislature approved funding for...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Martin, on Feb 26, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 38 comments | 10186 Views


Over The Hedge


Original post made by no name on Jun. 12, 2006
Last comment by Gordon, on Jun 26, 2006 at 10:08 pm | 7 comments | 10186 Views


Managers worry Palo Alto parking program could harm business

At more than a dozen businesses along California Avenue the Weekly visited to talk about the pending Residential Parking...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 24, 2017 at 7:51 am | 24 comments | 10185 Views


Palo Altan Grace Mah seeks fourth term on county school board

Grace Mah, a Palo Alto resident, parent and longtime community volunteer, is seeking a fourth term on the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2020
Last comment by Bullis and Summit update!, on Jul 25, 2020 at 11:29 pm | 28 comments | 10185 Views


Silicon Valley is second in U.S. in wealth

Silicon Valley had the second-highest concentration of wealthy households during the period of 2007-2011, according to a...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by David, on Feb 13, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 15 comments | 10184 Views


Man found shot in East Palo Alto parking garage dies

East Palo Alto police have launched a homicide investigation into the death of a 25-year-old man who was found with a gunshot...

Original post made on May. 6, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 8, 2021 at 10:59 am | 8 comments | 10184 Views


Not too square to dance

As Kurt Gollhardt spins his dance partner across the floor during a recent "Tie-dye Friday" square dance party at St. Andrews...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Parker, on Feb 24, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 10183 Views


Reforms recommended for contentious PC zoning process

After hours of agonizing, debating, copyediting and wrangling over definitions, Palo Alto's planning commissioners on Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by citizen pa, on Mar 16, 2015 at 6:11 pm | 41 comments | 10182 Views


Parents express displeasure with plans to relocate Palo Verde to Cubberley during construction, but board moves forward

Plans to temporarily move Palo Verde and Hoover elementary schools to Cubberley Community Center and the adjacent Greendell...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2021
Last comment by New in Town, on Dec 9, 2021 at 11:34 am | 15 comments | 10182 Views


Miki Werness out at College Terrace Market

The grocer whose experience in the business convinced the Palo Alto City Council to give the go-ahead for the new College...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by Micheal Tandino, on Nov 30, 2017 at 10:12 am | 44 comments | 10182 Views


Palo Alto finds flaws in new analysis of Stanford expansion

Despite acknowledging the area's need for more housing, Palo Alto has come out swinging against a new county analysis that...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 14, 2018 at 11:56 pm | 43 comments | 10180 Views


Editorial: Don't give up on rail

It is hard to argue with Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to abandon the original vision for a high-speed rail system enabling...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2019
Last comment by Me 2, on Feb 27, 2019 at 1:04 pm | 37 comments | 10180 Views


Restraining order filed against school superintendent's husband

Marielena Gaona-Mendoza, a trustee on the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education, has filed a restraining order...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 28, 2019 at 10:44 pm | 48 comments | 10178 Views


East Palo Alto resident allegedly attempted to hire hit man

Federal authorities have arrested and charged an East Palo Alto man in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme, according to a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Never believe it, on Jul 2, 2015 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 10176 Views


Alleged scammer admitted to Stanford

A man was admitted to Stanford University after being kicked out of Harvard University when officials there accused him of...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Manymanymore, on Jun 13, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 18 comments | 10176 Views


VIDEO: Palo Alto Art Center celebrates reopening

After more than a year of construction, the renovated Palo Alto Art Center reopened on Saturday, Oct. 6. The free public...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Megan, on Oct 9, 2012 at 11:22 pm | 5 comments | 10174 Views
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