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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 | 2642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Release the Video!

The PAPD needs to release the video so we can see what happened to our fellow citizen in the officer-involved shooting. This...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Jan. 3, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jan 3, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 4 comments | 472 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police describe 'quick and violent' confrontation before fatal shooting

When three Palo Alto police officers arrived at the front lawn of a home at 652 Forest Ave. in the waning hours of Christmas...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Physician and mom of special needs kids, on Jan 3, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 49 comments | 10380 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Air quality district issues Spare the Air alert for Saturday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District today issued a Spare the Air Alert for the entire Bay Area for Saturday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 3, 2016 at 9:03 am | 7 comments | 2336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Connecting to education

In a humble house in East Palo Alto's Gardens neighborhood, mothers and young children gathered around colorful picture books,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2016
Last comment by Irene, on Jan 3, 2016 at 7:50 am | 1 comment | 987 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino bus-lane trial wins committee's backing

A controversial proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real gained a major boost Wednesday when a committee...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Not a NIMBY, on Jan 2, 2016 at 8:36 pm | 73 comments | 5758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford sanctions marching band

Stanford's boisterous Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band is being sanctioned by the university after officials...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Poor iowa, on Jan 2, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 52 comments | 12596 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Fresh Look

"Books do furnish a room," according to 20th-century novelist Anthony Powell. There's nothing like a collection of well-loved...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Another idea, on Jan 2, 2016 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 13168 Views

SPORTS

desperate Carly hopes Iowa beats Stanford in the Rose Bowl

From Carly Fiorina's official Twitter account: https://twitter.com/CarlyFiorina/status/682999832189911040 The responses...

Original post made by carly on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Worshipping ideologues, on Jan 2, 2016 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Year in Review: Palo Alto's changing landscape

In 2015, numerous developments got underway or were completed throughout the city, altering the look and feel of where we...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 2, 2016 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 2289 Views

SPORTS

Shittu would like nothing better than to celebrate a final time

102nd Rose Bowl No member of the Stanford football team gets more joy playing the game than Aziz Shittu. The 6-foot-3, 279-pound...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Mrs Hill, on Jan 1, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 3921 Views

BOOKS

Groping incident in backseat of police car prompts complaint

The Palo Alto Police Department is revising its policy on driving multiple suspects in the same police cruiser after a woman...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Angelea Jenkins , on Jan 1, 2016 at 4:57 am | 1 comment | 5435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2015: Palo Alto's year of resistance

On the morning of Sept. 16, residents of downtown Palo Alto woke up to a new world. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/01/01/2015-palo-altos-year-o...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto , on Dec 31, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 5446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Need for new downtown garage questioned

Palo Alto officials often liken the city's strategy for dealing with the city's parking crisis to a three-legged stool: reduce...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by K, on Dec 31, 2015 at 1:09 pm | 38 comments | 8520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Odds 'n' ends

<B><I>With 2015 concluding, the Weekly is taking a look back at some odd news stories that stood out during the past year....

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 31, 2015 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 3851 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhoods: Decisions made, decisions deferred

<B>Go Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/01/01/neighborhoods-decisions-made-decisions-deferred...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Winter, on Dec 31, 2015 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/01/01/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>VEGGIE DINNER ...</B> Enjoy velvety carrot-ginger soup, polenta cakes, Italian lentil stew, oatmeal snickerdoodles...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5288 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto men arrested for home burglary after neighborhood search in Milpitas

Two East Palo Alto men were arrested in connection with a home burglary after a neighborhood search Monday night in Milpitas,...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Alyssa2 , on Dec 31, 2015 at 8:19 am | 3 comments | 3768 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Weekly's five most-viewed videos in 2015

The subjects are diverse &#8212; chronic fatigue syndrome, the demolition of Palo Alto High School's big gym and the grand...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

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.

Register Here