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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Achievement gap' should be narrower by 2013

African-American and Hispanic students in the Palo Alto school district, who currently lag their peers in academic achievement,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Gunnhsstudent, on Jun 26, 2010 at 3:13 am | 17 comments | 2510 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'HARD CHOICES': A Palo Alto budgeting tool

In the interest of engaging Palo Alto residents in the budget crisis facing the city, Palo Alto Online has posted an interactive...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Patrick Jimenez, on Jun 25, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 29 comments | 5307 Views

SPORTS

It was a unique year of success for local high school teams

The year starts the same for everyone. It's a clean slate. Previous seasons don't count, nor do past victories or defeats....

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Missed some, on Jun 25, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 2342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn students offer inspiring stories online

In the wake of four devastating student suicides, students at Gunn High School are finding their spirits lifted by a little...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Jun 25, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 17 comments | 3374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Weekly chosen as best in Bay Area

The Palo Alto Weekly garnered the top award for non-daily newspapers in the 33rd annual Greater Bay Area Journalism competition,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Bruce, on Jun 25, 2010 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 2840 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Junipero Serra Boulevard to get safety upgrade

A busy stretch of road in the Stanford foothills where 90 percent of drivers violate the speed limit will get $1.5 million...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 25, 2010 at 8:34 am | 10 comments | 2554 Views

SPORTS

Mike's Cafe wins Menlo Park Little League title

Jackson Salabert's run-scoring single in the bottom of the fifth inning held up for the deciding tally as Mike's Café posted...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by jh, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:47 am | 1 comment | 2299 Views

SPORTS

Eric Byrnes is still having some fun swinging the bat

Eric Byrnes walked away from baseball, but not the game. While the Portola Valley resident no longer plays Major League Baseball,...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by j, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:42 am | 4 comments | 2507 Views

SPORTS

Stanford athletic department reaches new heights

The Stanford Athletic Department may be accused of pouring it on in the race for the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup this...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Chanh, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:14 am | 2 comments | 2848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Davis narrowly misses Seattle police chief job

East Palo Alto police Chief Ronald Davis has narrowly missed being nominated for Seattle, Wash., chief of police, Seattle's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:07 am | 4 comments | 2270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened in City Hall Garage tonight?

Any one know what happened in the City Hall parking garage tonight? There were several police cars and multiple officers....

Original post made by resident on Jun. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old sprinklers kept Menlo fire from spreading

An old but still effective sprinkler system prevented a major fire in downtown Menlo Park from causing even more extensive...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 24, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 12 comments | 3037 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hurt dog, bad trail delayed Mountain View hikers

An injured dog's paw and overgrown trails kept two Mountain View residents from returning home on time from a hiking and...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Bruce, on Jun 24, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 13 comments | 3567 Views

AROUND TOWN

School district expresses fears on Cubberley

Palo Alto school board members Wednesday expressed deep-seated fears about selling any portion of the dilapidated Cubberley...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 24, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 48 comments | 4778 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters' petition heads for November ballot

A proposal by Palo Alto's firefighters union to freeze the staffing levels at the Fire Department is bound for the November...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 102 comments | 4758 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robs Wells Fargo Bank at Sequoia Station

Police are searching for a man in his 20s who robbed a Wells Fargo bank at the Sequoia Station shopping center in Redwood...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by same guy robbing banks in the south bay?, on Jun 24, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medvedev seeks help for Russia's 'Silicon Valley'

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday sent his first tweet, met Steve Jobs, visited California Avenue in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 24, 2010 at 11:47 am | 2 comments | 2723 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New attorney seeks bail for Bulos Zumot

The defense for Bulos Zumot, the Palo Alto hookah-shop owner charged with killing his girlfriend, Jennifer Schipsi, and setting...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Domanica, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:45 am | 9 comments | 4922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medvedev wants his own 'Siliconovaya Dolina'

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is touring Silicon Valley to see how its mix of technology, venture capital and innovation...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by jazzpr0, on Jun 23, 2010 at 7:13 pm | 4 comments | 2643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto 'outsourcing' to help balance budget

The budget ax could fall with less force than feared in Palo Alto after city officials gradually restored 14 positions that...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Long time resident, on Jun 23, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 2416 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE