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PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: New mayor, vice mayor to be elected

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Jan. 4. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/01/01/public-agenda-new-mayor-vice-mayor-to-be-e...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2016
Last comment by Looking forward, on Jan 3, 2016 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 2600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Return of the parking meter

Under a pricing strategy for a proposed downtown parking system, more short-term parking will become available as all-day...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Miriam Palm, on Apr 10, 2017 at 10:58 am | 9 comments | 2600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Baten Caswell, DiBrienza lead in school board race fundraising

With Election Day less than two weeks away, Palo Alto Board of Education challenger Jennifer DiBrienza and incumbent Melissa...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Time to Heal, on Oct 29, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 1 comment | 2600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Fresh Start' program clears criminal records

A Santa Clara County program could help hundreds of residents convicted of certain misdemeanors to have their convictions...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Trent, on Sep 13, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 5 comments | 2600 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 | 2600 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ohio Christian school tells student to skip prom

Just another reason why Sarah Palin should never become President (or VP). FINDLAY, Ohio ā€“ A student at a fundamentalist...

Original post made by You\'re All Going to You-Know-Where! on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2009 at 5:44 am | 22 comments | 2600 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA scientist flooded with doomsday questions

On his Web page, "Ask an Astrobiologist," local NASA scientist David Morrison has received more than 5,000 questions about...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 23, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 2600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Ron Kane

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 2600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Theatre's Richard Curtis may get job back

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Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by Perks without paying, on Aug 28, 2008 at 7:18 am | 15 comments | 2599 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Special Education Epidemic

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Original post made by jd on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Jackie, on Jun 23, 2008 at 1:40 am | 1 comment | 2599 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kanter to speak in Palo Alto Friday on U.S. education

Martha Kanter, the nominee for U.S. undersecretary of education, will give a talk on education issues Friday at Hewlett Packard...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mo Geraghty, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2599 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn to kill all squirrels -asap!

There is an on going debate within the Gunn staff, YOUR OPINION IS NEEDED! A few employees at Gunn High have had wires on...

Original post made by Gunn Employee on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 24, 2009 at 8:03 am | 19 comments | 2599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Juveniles' justice

Members of East Palo Alto Youth Court practiced their skills Thursday at a mock trial presided over by Judge LaDoris Cordell...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by longtime resident, on Apr 2, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 2599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interesting Article About Bike Riding in the Netherlands

I found this article a very interesting read.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23587916 I think anyone who is interested...

Original post made by Occasional cyclist on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Aug 11, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 11 comments | 2599 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Palo Alto Weekly is looking for extraordinary volunteers

The Palo Alto Weekly is planning a cover story featuring some of the unsung volunteers in the community. Iā€™m looking for...

Original post made by Emilie Doolittle on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by stock trader, on Feb 10, 2009 at 6:15 am | 1 comment | 2599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zibbibo fire-suppression system failed

The Zibbibo Restaurant fire Saturday afternoon was caused by a cooking fire that got out of hand and flared into a hood and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by ansul fire system, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:43 pm | 9 comments | 2599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto area pagans to celebrate Samhain

On Halloween night, when trick-or-treaters in peaked hats and green makeup roam Palo Alto's streets, a roomful of real witches...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gaeilge, on Oct 31, 2010 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 2599 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Expert: Officer May shot in the head first

A gunshot-trajectory expert attempted to demolish assertions on Tuesday morning that Alberto Alvarez, 26, murdered East Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 2:10 am | 3 comments | 2598 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Development director chosen as interim East Palo Alto manager

Carlos Martinez, East Palo Alto's longtime economic development director, was chosen by the City Council as interim city...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 16, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 2598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents celebrate Obama over breakfast

The former site of the Obama headquarters in Palo Alto remains empty, a "for lease" sign taped to the window, but a block...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Jan 23, 2009 at 12:04 am | 3 comments | 2598 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" ā€” 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