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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Palo Alto Utilities' dilemma — it's really ours, too

Why are we seemingly so incapable of shifting direction when it's so clear we must stop burning fossil fuels? The story of...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by David Coale, on Sep 26, 2020 at 11:13 am | 13 comments | 8224 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Duo arrested in gas station 'skimming' scam

A pair of high-tech bandits were able to steal more than 3,600 credit card numbers with six electronic devices -- known as...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by deport them, on Mar 15, 2011 at 10:25 am | 12 comments | 8224 Views

SPORTS

Astro Turf/Higher fences needed on El Camino

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Original post made by Mayfield child on Aug. 25, 2006
Last comment by Paly reporter, on Oct 8, 2008 at 1:03 pm | 14 comments | 8223 Views

AROUND TOWN

New bike boulevard planned for Palo Alto

Winding trails, colorful bike lanes, prominent signs and a new bicycle boulevard snaking southward from the middle of the...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by maps, on May 14, 2011 at 10:01 am | 34 comments | 8223 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Men charged in downtown Palo Alto homicide to stand trial

Two men implicated in the death of a Palo Alto tennis instructor during a drunken brawl in December 2014 must stand trial,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Caitlin, on Jan 19, 2016 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 8220 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested after opening wrong car door

There can sometimes be good surprises at 2:30 a.m., but on March 31, Curtis Edward Jordan Jr. did not get one of them. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Apr 7, 2016 at 11:02 am | 23 comments | 8220 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enrollment shortfall, poor planning, sparked Sofia crisis, new president says

Enrollment shortfalls combined with a lack of planning led to the current financial crisis at Sofia University, the school's...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Clusterf---, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 8218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High Hits #42 on Newsweek ‘Best High Schools’ List

Interesting article: Gunn High School vaulted to the forty-second spot on Newsweek’s “America’s Best High Schools...

Original post made by gunns ok on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Parent 2, on Dec 9, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 26 comments | 8218 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elizabeth Holmes verdict: Guilty of four counts of defrauding investors through failed blood-testing company

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes has been found guilty of four counts of defrauding investors and not guilty of four...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2022
Last comment by All Along the Watchtower, on Jan 8, 2022 at 11:42 am | 12 comments | 8218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Filoli executive director departs

Volunteers at Filoli, the historic estate located north of Woodside, learned Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 11, via an email that...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by SC, on Jan 23, 2016 at 10:31 pm | 12 comments | 8218 Views

RESTAURANTS

Busted sprinkler head leaves Old Pro sports bar with significant water damage

A busted sprinkler head at Old Pro sports bar in downtown Palo Alto gushed out enough water to force out customers and employees...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 25, 2019 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 8218 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Difficult conversation: when to give up the car keys

Louise Freedman recently carried her driver's license into the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and laid it on the counter. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Disabled But Not Dead, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 10 comments | 8217 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

UPDATE: Streets flood, but creeks don't

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Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Jenny, on Jan 6, 2008 at 11:57 am | 9 comments | 8216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coronavirus will impact school budgets for years to come. Trustees are urging 'aggressive' financial conservatism.

Facing the likelihood of the coronavirus impacting the school district's budget for several years, trustees on Tuesday urged...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Taxpayer, on May 14, 2020 at 10:22 pm | 24 comments | 8216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to revamp street-sweeping program

Palo Alto's residential streets may soon get a bit leafier under a sweeping change proposed by the city's Public Works Department....

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 7, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 32 comments | 8215 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man wakens, scares off home burglar Monday

A burglar rummaging through a Palo Alto house at about 11:30 a.m. Jan. 20 fled after he walked into a bedroom and discovered...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Grammar Girl, on Jan 26, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 11 comments | 8215 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dog owners rush to get pets vaccinated

Two forms of canine influenza have rapidly spread up the San Francisco peninsula in the last few weeks, prompting dog owners...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by Donald Steele, on Mar 8, 2018 at 4:08 am | 4 comments | 8215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Short Story Contest: You and me

Each individual has his or her own quirks, a collection of experiences, a way of seeing the world. What happens when that...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Jun 12, 2015 at 12:58 pm | 4 comments | 8214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates' answers to the Weekly's questions

The first portion of Thursday's debate featured answers to seven questions prepared by the Weekly and posed to the candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kid-friendly holiday

Happiness researchers consistently report that people find greater satisfaction from life experiences than from receiving...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Bethlehemite, on Dec 20, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 8214 Views
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