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SPORTS

Ledecky swims to world record at Rio Olympics

It could be the first of many. As in both gold medals and world records. Stanford incoming freshman Katie Ledecky, a teenage...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Aug 8, 2016 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 1469 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities, ACLU criticize findings of Facebook expansion studies

East Palo Alto, Palo Alto and Atherton have all written letters to Menlo Park, raising questions about the draft environmental-impact...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 7, 2016 at 10:34 pm | 6 comments | 4618 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer of controversial downtown Palo Alto project tries again

Among the many questions pending at Palo Alto's Architectural Review Board meeting on Thursday, perhaps the most important...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Tsk, Tsk, on Aug 7, 2016 at 5:01 pm | 23 comments | 5615 Views

SPORTS

A golden opportunity for Team USA men's volleyball team

Three Stanford grads, all with ties to an NCAA championship, will be representing the United States at the 2016 Rio Olympics...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2016
Last comment by Robby, on Aug 7, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 2283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Demystifying concussions

Inside Stanford University's Arrillaga Athletic Center, Dr. Jamshid Ghajar, director of the Concussion and Brain Performance...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by John Henry Ruminski, on Aug 6, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 4993 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Motorcyclist dead after collision in Palo Alto

One lane has reopened on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto where a motorcyclist who was apparently splitting lanes was killed...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by GTI, on Aug 5, 2016 at 8:58 pm | 25 comments | 10097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA to work to reduce plane noise

Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Aug 5, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 457 comments | 22913 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

CLASS OF '14 ... When Kate Downing joined the Planning and Transportation Commission in November 2014, the city's advisory...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Relieved, on Aug 5, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 7 comments | 808 Views

SPORTS

San Jose State getting its track and field groove back

Glenn Reeves, Palo Alto Weekly's Associate Sports Editor, loves sports and track and field in particular. A San Jose State...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by SJSU Spartan, on Aug 5, 2016 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What gives the school the right to give my child homework?

This is a legitimate question. I called the California Department of Education today and they did not know the answer. What...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Overload, on Aug 5, 2016 at 9:05 am | 482 comments | 38186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet and greet the architects

"Open, honest, transparent." That's how Menlo Park architect Ana Williamson describes her client's mantra about what her...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 4069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>MIDTOWN SHARE FAIRE ... </B>Most neighbors are used to sharing zucchini or a cup of sugar, but Midtown is stepping...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1497 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto runs out of water, development on hold

Hundreds of units of affordable housing and millions of square feet of commercial construction in East Palo Alto cannot be...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by ?, on Aug 5, 2016 at 7:21 am | 52 comments | 25395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court employees continue strike Thursday over demands for pay raises

A strike by a union representing more than 300 Santa Clara County Superior Court employees demanding pay raises they say...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Aug 4, 2016 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton area to be treated to prevent West Nile virus

After fogging mosquitoes in one Atherton neighborhood over the weekend, additional adult mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 883 Views

AROUND TOWN

One dead after collision in Palo Alto

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with two other cars on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto this morning, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 999 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Zhang looks to bring home a medal from Rio

If it wasn't for a certain laundry room at Stanford University, Lily Zhang, the highest-ranked women's table tennis player...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 3, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 6955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Fran's Market closes

Palo Alto's Fran's Market closes suddenly; owners and customers say the eviction notice came at a bad time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Poster, on Aug 3, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 26 comments | 6411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wilbur Junior High

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by Mark Baugh, on Aug 3, 2016 at 2:53 pm | 44 comments | 256931 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing Palo Alto man last seen July 11 located safely

A missing Palo Alto man with a severe psychiatric disability has been located and is safe, an employee for his father, Dr....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Theresa, on Aug 2, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 13 comments | 10504 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 31

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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