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SPORTS

Gunn softball qualifies for CCS; Paly still hoping to get in

Gunn is in and Palo Alto is hoping to get in following two key softball victories by the teams on Tuesday. The Titans clinched...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Gunn parent, on May 17, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments | 1952 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Library set for fall opening

The College Terrace Library is scheduled to open on time after all after a City Council committee shot down on Thursday night...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 16, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 7 comments | 2629 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election 2010: The race is on

A seasoned county supervisor, a bike-riding environmentalist and a venture capitalist with a passion for clean technology...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Educated Voter, on May 16, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 5 comments | 2450 Views

SPORTS

Great day, and night, for Menlo girls' lacrosse team

Maggie Brown has had some great experiences with her Menlo School girls' lacrosse team. Her latest, interestingly enough,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by lacrosse parent, on May 16, 2010 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 2490 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure A passes by wide margin

Measure A, the proposed $589-per-parcel annual school tax, passed in a special election Tuesday night with 79.36 percent...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Lee Thé, on May 16, 2010 at 1:13 am | 48 comments | 4483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why weren't EPA charter scores high enough?

I was just looking over the updated 2009 API scores. Could someone explain to me *why* East Palo Alto Charter's scores weren't...

Original post made by OhlonePar on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 15, 2010 at 8:53 pm | 4 comments | 2008 Views

AROUND TOWN

And now for something completely different

Baume could be the soul of a new cuisine. Or it could be just another once-pretty face on a high-turnover restaurant corner...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by obesity, on May 15, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 2 comments | 3676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Road warriors

All nine Bay Area counties took part in "Bike to Work Day" this morning, when hundreds of thousands of commuters shifted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by "encouraging", on May 15, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 9 comments | 2371 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How about that Obama

From the Oracle of Abu Ghraib, Seymour Hersh comes this new report from Afghanistan. Hersh says, " And I’ll tell you...

Original post made by Ray Griffin on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by of course, on May 15, 2010 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 2192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Waverley/Meadow intersection without crossing guards

Waverley/Meadow, like Middlefield/Embarcadero, intersections have specialized all way stop red lights which the crossing...

Original post made by JLS Parent on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by not kidding, on May 15, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 2276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto dumps controversial fire-staffing study

Palo Alto officials have scrapped a much-anticipated study into staffing levels at the Fire Department after learning that...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by LT, on May 15, 2010 at 6:45 am | 1 comment | 2527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police investigate shooting deaths

Police in Mountain View are investigating the shooting deaths of two people whose bodies were found inside a dry-cleaning...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by mn, on May 14, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 2680 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Phoenix Academy's first grads are college-bound

A small charter school in East Palo Alto celebrates the graduation of its first senior class next month. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 14, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 4944 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto proposes fees for parks, programs

Palo Alto's art lovers, park visitors and young actors are likely to feel the sting of the city's budget deficit after a...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dan, on May 14, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 50 comments | 3814 Views

RESTAURANTS

Tipping on takeout: yea or nay?

I'm new here. Back east I never tipped on takeout. Here, the cashier says "Tips appreciated" when I pick up my food. What's...

Original post made by newcomer on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by are you serious?, on May 14, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 8 comments | 4649 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Our house got egged last night

Some loser or two egged our house at 11 pm last night. I can't believe that they have nothing else more exciting to do. This...

Original post made by Midtowner on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Midtowner, on May 14, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 26 comments | 2942 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

16 arrested at Palo Alto DUI checkpoints

A "sobriety checkpoint" at University Avenue and Seneca Street in Palo Alto netted nine drunk-driving arrests Saturday and...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by calcheckpoint, on May 14, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 48 comments | 5414 Views

RESTAURANTS

Has Mantra Closed?!

Their takeout lunch buffet was too good to be true, evidently. Tasty AND cheap. Too much to hope for in PA.......

Original post made by Hungry Worker on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by maya, on May 14, 2010 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 4164 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Documents and complaints

During the course of reporting on high school coaching the Weekly obtained many documents, including complaints submitted...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 14, 2010 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 3282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Positive Coaching Alliance seeks to eliminate 'poisonous negativity' in youth sports

Jim Thompson has taken on one of the great sports challenges of our time: changing the way some youth coaches treat their...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 14, 2010 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 4636 Views
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