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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board votes to change calendar

In an emotional split vote, the Palo Alto Board of Education voted early today (Wednesday) to change the district-wide academic...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Student, on May 25, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 248 comments | 7095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Budget

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Original post made by Jane Doe on Oct. 21, 2006
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 24, 2006 at 12:26 pm | 11 comments | 7093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone tried Young Builders in Midtown?

A new storefront has opened in Midtown near Subway called Young Builders. It appears to offer classes for kids to make wooden...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Larry, on Sep 8, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 6 comments | 7093 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Residential burglaries hit five-year high

Home burglaries in Palo Alto have jumped by 56 percent in 2012, according to a Palo Alto Police Department crime-analysis...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Alex, on Aug 19, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 21 comments | 7092 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is one airplane crash enough or do we need to wait for another one?

The tragic airplane crash in East Palo Alto has generated a lot of discussion on the Town Square Forum spread over a number...

Original post made by petercarp on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 4, 2010 at 6:59 am | 102 comments | 7092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School celebrates students who lead

On Saturday afternoon, 67 girls clad in an array of white dresses strode across the circular lawn at Castilleja School arm-in-arm...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2016
Last comment by IT, on Oct 21, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 23 comments | 7091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents appeal AT&T antenna plan

AT&T's plan to install 19 antennas on utility poles throughout Palo Alto will have to undergo an additional review after...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 58 comments | 7089 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board balks at approving controversial Sherman Avenue development

With protests from residents mounting, the city's Architectural Review Board on Thursday deferred its expected approval of...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by James, on Jul 20, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 11 comments | 7088 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Anthropologie moves and more

In this week's retail news, Palo Alto's Goodwill store gets a face-lift while downtown's Anthropologie makes the move to...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by So long, goodbye, on Aug 17, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 10 comments | 7088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ken Dauber enters Palo Alto school board race

Parent activist Ken Dauber announced Tuesday, Aug. 7, he will run for the Palo Alto school board in this November's election,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by chini, on Sep 4, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 62 comments | 7088 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Middle East

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Original post made by Jag Singh on Aug. 23, 2006
Last comment by Boaz, on Aug 27, 2006 at 1:31 pm | 6 comments | 7088 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tech 'startup for good' marks 10 years

Palo Alto engineer Jim Fruchterman felt like he was violating an unwritten Silicon Valley code two decades ago when he ditched...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by local "starving" social "artist", on Mar 26, 2012 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 7087 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council to mull revised proposal at Page Mill and El Camino

When Palo Alto officials put the brakes on the its controversial "planned-community" zoning process early last year, they...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by sunshine, on Sep 17, 2015 at 11:08 am | 42 comments | 7085 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Picket signs await picketers

A group of picket signs await arrival of more picketers at City Hall shortly after 10 a.m. today. Of 514.5 employees schedule...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by faithful worker, on Oct 6, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 120 comments | 7083 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for offices, retail at old Varsity Theatre move ahead

The Varsity Theatre in downtown Palo Alto represents, in many ways, the tension between the city's past and its future. Now,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Lost Treasures, on Nov 11, 2011 at 1:33 am | 43 comments | 7080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin Immersion program now 'ongoing'

Palo Alto's once-controversial Mandarin Immersion program was elevated from the status of "pilot" to "ongoing" Tuesday with...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 6, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 119 comments | 7080 Views

MOVIES

Stanford computer professor to win Academy Award

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Original post made on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by Polly, on Feb 4, 2008 at 5:47 pm | 7 comments | 7078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly students and Kirks Burgers

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Original post made by Paly Parents on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by Todd_S, on Dec 26, 2006 at 7:49 pm | 15 comments | 7076 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto to seek new city manager

East Palo Alto will look for a new city manager to replace current manager Magda Gonzalez, the City Council announced at...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by EPAMom, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:35 am | 24 comments | 7076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growth debate tests city's height limits

With development anxieties running high in Palo Alto, the city's planning commissioners on Wednesday pondered three different...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 26, 2014 at 9:23 am | 47 comments | 7073 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.

VOTE HERE