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AROUND TOWN

Former Weekly reporter Don Kazak dies

Don Kazak, who joined the Palo Alto Weekly staff when the paper was launched in 1979 and remained for almost 30 years as...

Original post made on May. 23, 2018
Last comment by Michael Levin, on Jun 16, 2018 at 1:11 pm | 14 comments | 2728 Views

SPORTS

First-year Gunn football optimistic about the future

There's no question that Jason Miller finds himself in a different situation as the newly-hired football coach at Gunn than...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by BW, on Jun 16, 2018 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 1272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves electric rate increase

Utility rates in Palo Alto are set to go up by 6 percent in July, an increase that utilities officials attribute largely...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Hawaii example, on Jun 15, 2018 at 2:50 pm | 11 comments | 1768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hacker guilty on all counts in attack on Palo Alto Online

A federal jury on Wednesday convicted Ross M. Colby of two felonies and three misdemeanors relating to computer hacking of...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by AskingForAFriend, on Jun 15, 2018 at 1:49 pm | 13 comments | 3595 Views

SPORTS

On the recruiting trail with M-A football star Heimuli

Menlo-Atherton football coach Adhir Ravipati and senior-to-be Daniel Heimuli have been spending some time on the road visiting...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Bill Widmer, on Jun 15, 2018 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: 'timely' but 'flawed' response to 2015 sex assault

A law firm has found that the Palo Alto school district responded promptly but failed to take the legally required steps...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by George Polk, on Jun 15, 2018 at 11:17 am | 17 comments | 2787 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council approves 'workforce housing' project

Few projects reflect Palo Alto's hopes and fears like the 57-unit development that the City Council approved early Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 15, 2018 at 9:55 am | 59 comments | 5603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Long-awaited dog park to open in north Palo Alto

For the first time in 25 years, a new dog park will open to the public in Palo Alto at Peers Park that boasts several features,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Madias, on Jun 15, 2018 at 9:21 am | 18 comments | 3434 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to curb office growth sparks debate

A citizens' initiative to significantly scale down the amount of office growth sparked debate among Palo Alto's elected leaders...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by sunshine, on Jun 15, 2018 at 8:47 am | 37 comments | 2543 Views

RESTAURANTS

Empanadas, anyone?

Venga Empanadas in Redwood City offers at least 18 varieties of Argentine empanadas, both meat and veggie, along with a half-dozen...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Experienced Parent, on Jun 15, 2018 at 2:04 am | 6 comments | 1621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly revising schedule to address instructional minutes deficit

Palo Alto High School's new bell schedule, set to roll out this fall, is being revised after the district realized the school...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by Teacher, on Jun 14, 2018 at 7:41 pm | 19 comments | 2558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member criticizes legal spending

Palo Alto Unified school board member Todd Collins slammed district staff this week for spending more than had been budgeted...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by Agreement Costs, on Jun 14, 2018 at 6:50 pm | 25 comments | 2930 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: East Palo Alto to host Juneteenth celebration

Juneteenth holds a particular significance to the identity of East Palo Alto, where an event on Saturday will mark the long-standing...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by A good reason to celebrate., on Jun 14, 2018 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1575 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Taro, on Jun 14, 2018 at 10:17 am | 1149 comments | 242679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In wake of renaming, school board seeks to address discrimination

Palo Alto school board members agreed Tuesday with community members' pleas that they must face head on reports of racism...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Who wins ?, on Jun 14, 2018 at 9:16 am | 32 comments | 5325 Views

BOOKS

'Breaking the silence' on youth mental health

A group of local high school students have penned a book that documents anecdotes and advice on mental health from both themselves...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by creating mental helath, on Jun 14, 2018 at 8:52 am | 5 comments | 3236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto ups its stakes in Avenidas, zoo projects

In a bid to boost two popular community projects, Palo Alto officials agreed on Tuesday night to sell off a highly valued...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by PA Native, on Jun 14, 2018 at 2:48 am | 3 comments | 2414 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Battle over health care costs hits Palo Alto

A crowd of medical professionals packed into the Palo Alto City Council Chambers on Monday to debate the merits of a citizen...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Annette, on Jun 13, 2018 at 5:21 pm | 7 comments | 1970 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford plans to fight health care initiative

Palo Alto is considering following Stanford Health Care's plans to mount a legal challenge to block an initiative that would...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2018
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Jun 13, 2018 at 1:08 pm | 14 comments | 5348 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bridge-toll hike poised to pass

Bay Area voters were on the cusp of approving Tuesday night a regional measure that would raise tolls at seven state bridges...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Really, on Jun 13, 2018 at 12:15 am | 16 comments | 4494 Views
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