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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ballot Stiil Not Counted

This us the first time our household has used an early voting 24-hour dropoff for our ballots. The registrar says they have...

Original post made by 24-Hour Dropoff on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Voter, on Nov 11, 2016 at 1:44 am | 3 comments | 324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan reprimands aide

Compounding the Garcia family's difficulties with Jordan Middle School last semester, they repeatedly reported concerns about...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Policy, on Nov 10, 2016 at 10:41 pm | 12 comments | 4940 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls looking for something special in CCS

All year long, Palo Alto girls volleyball coach Jekera Wilson knew this team was special and the Vikings have not let her...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by ysk, on Nov 10, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DiBrienza, Collins win seats on Palo Alto school board

Two challengers in the Palo Alto school board race, Jennifer DiBrienza and Todd Collins, have secured apparent wins, while...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by go for it Todd, on Nov 10, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 10 comments | 8309 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Measure B winning; Measure A just squeaking by

Two big-money Santa Clara County tax measures intended to address the county's transportation and housing needs appear to...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Nov 10, 2016 at 10:40 am | 4 comments | 9794 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford University names engineering dean as new provost

Persis Drell, the first woman to serve as dean of Stanford University's School of Engineering, will now serve as the university's...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by An even bigger mistake, on Nov 10, 2016 at 4:18 am | 3 comments | 3714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Post-ownership reality:

Homeownership means never having to say you're done Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2010/01/25/post-ownership-reality...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2111 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google Fiber officially dead - time for municipal option?

I've been very skeptical of a municipal broadband option, particularly when there have been serious private alternatives....

Original post made by NoMoPa on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 9, 2016 at 6:50 pm | 38 comments | 833 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, SHP to meet for boys Division II water polo title

Their rosters turn over every year and there are always new faces and old friends. When it comes down to it, though, the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Stats, on Nov 9, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New (small) Safeway for Edgewood?

On Sunday 11/6/16, Julia Baum (Mercury News)wrote about a new 23,200 sq ft(small) Safeway that is to open in the Willow Glen...

Original post made by Stuart on Nov. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Youngest voter in Palo Alto turns 18 on Election Day

Gunn High School senior Aaron Schultz will celebrate his 18th birthday on Nov. 8 this year, making him Palo Alto's youngest...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by Randy Clunge, on Nov 9, 2016 at 12:40 pm | 13 comments | 4845 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to fine developers who renege on traffic promises

Trust but verify. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/11/04/palo-alto-looks-to-fine-developers-who-renege-on-traffic-promises...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Owners are Untrustworthy, on Nov 9, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front: Street sweeping, solar panels and more

This week's Home Front column features reminders from the City of Palo Alto and notices of upcoming a landscaping and a holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 9, 2016 at 12:31 pm | 5 comments | 1174 Views

AROUND TOWN

As Google Fiber withdraws, Palo Alto rethinks its broadband plan

When Google announced this week its decision to pull the plug on its plans to install fiber networks in various Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 9, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 40 comments | 8312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Casas, Landberger, Wong elected Foothill-De Anza trustees

With almost all precincts reporting, Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees incumbent Laura Casas...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Phony Claims, on Nov 9, 2016 at 12:16 pm | 2 comments | 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Phineas McBoof' aims to inspire

This week, the Palo Alto Children's Theatre is debuting a stage version of Cory Cullinan's "The Ballad of Phineas McBoof,"...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by Maria, on Nov 9, 2016 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 1901 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pushing back against growth in Silicon Valley

According to this NYT article, residents of towns across Silicon Valley (Cupertino, Santa Clara and Palo Alto) are pushing...

Original post made by PA resident on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Reason, on Nov 9, 2016 at 6:50 am | 19 comments | 664 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kniss, Tanaka, Kou and Fine take lead in council race

In a heated City Council race that is largely centered on the Palo Alto's growth policies, Liz Kniss, Greg Tanaka, Lydia...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by surprising, on Nov 8, 2016 at 11:57 pm | 7 comments | 562 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election '16: Deciding Palo Alto's future

What kind of city should Palo Alto strive to become? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/14/deciding-palo-altos-future...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Nov 8, 2016 at 5:02 pm | 75 comments | 14845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan bullying case renews concerns over district's response

On the afternoon of April 18, Maria Garcia arrived at Jordan Middle School in Palo Alto to pick up her son, a sixth grader...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by McGee's follies, on Nov 8, 2016 at 12:13 pm | 75 comments | 14848 Views
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Don't forget to cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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