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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto revising business-tax guidelines

Palo Alto officials are revising the rules for implementing a new business-license tax in response to criticism from a vocal...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 16, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 43 comments | 2590 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Loma Prieta earthquake: 25 years later

My name is My Nguyen and I am the digital editor for the Palo Alto Weekly. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Loma...

Original post made by My Nguyen on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by John Thomas-Whitcomb McCoy, on Oct 20, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 10 comments | 2590 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 | 2590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help

I am having behaving issues with my child. We have tried everything including counseling, but she continues her aggressive...

Original post made by Desperate Mom on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Jun 6, 2012 at 12:40 pm | 8 comments | 2590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss achievement gap committee

Superintendent Max McGee's call for an achievement gap task force made up of students, teachers and community members will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 14, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 2590 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shot, killed while driving in Menlo Park

A man shot and killed in Menlo Park Thursday evening (Aug. 18) has been identified by the San Mateo County coroner's office...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mother lode: USGS says 90B barrels of oil in Arctic

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Original post made by Jane on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jul 25, 2008 at 6:50 pm | 16 comments | 2590 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to debate utility rates tonight

The Utilities Department's plan to raise Palo Alto's electricity rates by 10 percent while trimming 10 percent off the city's...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 31, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 2589 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SamTrans buying 25 hybrid buses

The San Mateo County Transit District is adding 25 new hybrid buses manufactured by a Hayward company to its fleet by the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 23, 2013 at 5:48 am | 5 comments | 2589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Coroner identifies Woman killed by Caltrain Monday

The woman killed by a Caltrain Monday evening was identified today as Leila Ruth Dewitt of Mountain View. The Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:18 am | 34 comments | 2588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

<B>Drekmeier responds Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15090 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 18, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 10 comments | 2588 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Blood Center sets donation record

The Stanford Blood Center in Palo Alto collected a record amount of blood donations on Tuesday as part of a competition,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 22, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 2588 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rescue team responds to crash off Highway 92

A vehicle went down a steep embankment near westbound state Highway 92 in unincorporated San Mateo County Sunday night, blocking...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jun 30, 2009 at 12:23 am | 2 comments | 2588 Views

SPORTS

Gunn, Menlo open football season with big wins

Three blowouts resulted in victories for Gunn and Menlo and an ugly loss for Menlo-Atherton to kick off the 2009 high school...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2009
Last comment by dave, on Sep 5, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2588 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto wins softball showdown with Castilleja

The stage was set for Castilleja senior softball pitcher Sammy Albanese to make history. All she needed to do was throw a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on May 4, 2010 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 2588 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Rose Bowl legacy can be traced back to John Ralston

The first thing you notice about John Ralston is his grip. Upon your first meeting, he shakes your hand and does not let...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 2588 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Facebook apps to spearhead emergency support

Three Facebook applications designed to help people get support from their friends and family in an emergency are winners...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Mar 3, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 2588 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Restaurant to take over 'public' plaza?

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Original post made on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 4, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 7 comments | 2587 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State tax-hike votes to aid schools this spring?

An overall package agreement on fixing the state's massive budget crisis, between long-divided state legislators and Governor...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 23, 2009 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 2587 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford renaming committee seeks input from community

A Stanford University committee charged with establishing principles around the potential renaming of streets and buildings...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on May 19, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 2587 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" — 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.

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