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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian calls Brown's budget a 'grown-up' plan

For years, state Sen. Joe Simitian has been repeating a budget mantra: "Spend less; collect more; do it now." Gov. Jerry...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:54 am | 22 comments | 3158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kishimoto gets 2-year term on open-space board

Former Palo Alto mayor Yoriko Kishimoto was appointed to a two-year term on the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District's...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Want to know, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:24 am | 10 comments | 2066 Views

AROUND TOWN

POST announces 'strategic' acquisition of Silva property

A newly purchased 97.5-acre property on Skyline Ridge will open an additional trail to bicyclists and hikers, Peninsula Open...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by daniel, on Jan 18, 2011 at 7:06 am | 11 comments | 3190 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly student dies Thursday afternoon

A Palo Alto High School senior died by suicide in a Palo Alto residence Thursday afternoon, police confirmed today. News...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by julie brody, on Jan 17, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 29 comments | 11019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another lion sighting in Portola Valley, off Alpine

A mountain lion was spotted in Portola Valley late Saturday night, according to San Mateo County officials. At approximately...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Leave them alone, on Jan 17, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 3 comments | 1865 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photo essay: Art all around us

John McQuarrie's mural at the downtown Palo Alto Caltrian station is one of the many murals, sculptures and other artworks...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by more murals, on Jan 17, 2011 at 6:40 pm | 8 comments | 3028 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain conductor arrested for alleged misconduct

A Caltrain conductor has been arrested for two incidents of alleged misconduct with female train passengers, authorities...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Joyce, on Jan 17, 2011 at 6:34 pm | 6 comments | 2298 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fearful residents press city for emergency alerts

How often is too often to be notified of crime happening in one's neighborhood? In the wake of a string of armed robberies...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by danger to society, on Jan 17, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 20 comments | 3740 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Sunday celebration honors 'King's Dream'

The life and message of civil-rights visionary Martin Luther King, Jr., was celebrated Sunday (Jan. 16) at the Annual Community...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Woman injured in fall at M-A High parking lot

An 80-year-old woman was hospitalized Sunday night (Jan. 16) after she tripped on a speed bump and fell in the parking lot...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1863 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

air pollution is terrible today, please don't pollute

Has anyone been outside today? The smokey air is terrible. Please don't do that. Thank you....

Original post made by please don\'t pollute on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Think about it, on Jan 17, 2011 at 7:37 am | 4 comments | 1587 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo on Arizona shooting

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo condemned the polemics in today's politics, which she said has contributed to a climate of violence...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 17, 2011 at 6:36 am | 14 comments | 1947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for reliable Roofing Contractors

Hi all, Happy 2011! I am looking for a reliable and quality-conscious roofing contractor specializing in flat roofs, to...

Original post made by interested on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 16, 2011 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 1543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four Gunn seniors semi-finalists in Intel contest

"You guys are rock stars," Gunn High School Principal Katya Villalobos said Wednesday to four Gunn seniors just named among...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 16, 2011 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 7516 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reporting the facts with respect

I am slightly reluctant to start a new thread, but I think it is worth pointing out and thanking the Weekly for the sensitive...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 15, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nearly 130 Paly students earn community-service award

Nearly 130 students at Palo Alto High School Friday earned the President's Award for Volunteer Service after volunteering...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 15, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 11 comments | 3088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A call for unity, a call for courage, a call for change

Hey Palo Altans. While we are a multi-cultural family, we are a multi-cultural community, we are in it it together and must...

Original post made by Chimalus Drive on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by SAHM, on Jan 15, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1797 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot's attorney rips into expert's cell data

About three hours before Jennifer Schipsi's body was found in a burned cottage on Addison Avenue in Palo Alto, her cell phone...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Watcher, on Jan 15, 2011 at 11:47 am | 8 comments | 3385 Views

SPORTS

David Shaw named Stanford football coach

Stanford Athletic Director Bob Bowlsby didn't have to venture far to find a new head football coach, as he named offensive...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bob B., on Jan 15, 2011 at 7:16 am | 4 comments | 2818 Views

SPORTS

Lin may be headed back to the NBA's Warriors this week

Palo Alto High graduate Jeremy Lin's stay in the NBA Development League may be over for the time being. After playing just...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Fuzzy, on Jan 15, 2011 at 1:11 am | 3 comments | 2680 Views
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