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AROUND TOWN

Baylands flood-control project kicks off

Eighty years after the enactment of the federal Flood Control Act, a decades-in-the-making flood-protection effort on San...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 9, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 23 comments | 6547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Christina Schmidt and Mary Vincent: Volunteering to be part of the solution

The Office for Civil Rights report inspired Palo Alto special-education parents and Community Advisory Committee members...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Feb 7, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 10 comments | 6546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Childhood memories of Mitchell Park

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Original post made by Greg Betts on Feb. 12, 2007
Last comment by Bob Hamilton, on Nov 30, 2011 at 1:29 am | 9 comments | 6545 Views

BOOKS

Living an intentional life

On a small East Palo Alto street, just blocks from U.S. Highway 101, 15 people share three houses, a trailer, a diverse fruit...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by PatZy, on Apr 5, 2013 at 9:32 pm | 6 comments | 6545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto raises minimum wage

Palo Alto will have a minimum wage of $11 an hour starting next year thanks to a law that the City Council unanimously passed...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on Aug 26, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 29 comments | 6543 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mixes of fixes

As morning light streamed through the open garage doors at the Museum of American Heritage, Peter Skinner began orientation...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Washers, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 6542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mary s Frances Callan's parting shot

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Original post made by Another Disappointed Community Member on Jan. 5, 2007
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Jan 6, 2007 at 6:50 pm | 9 comments | 6542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn launches business club in partnership with community

Flanked by the company's chief operating officer and chief management officer, the two co-chief executive officers called...

Original post made on May. 23, 2015
Last comment by John94306, on May 25, 2015 at 7:37 am | 5 comments | 6542 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report: Taser deployed in Palo Alto arrest

After nearly two years of silence, Palo Alto Police Department Tasers buzzed to life earlier this year with officers deploying...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Nov 30, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 9 comments | 6542 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood insurance - subsidized premium rates eliminated

I received a letter from Fire Insurance Exchange Flood Insurance Processing center called Notice of Non-Renewal. It says...

Original post made by Julia on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 27, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 9 comments | 6541 Views

MOVIES

Clapping Along at Shoreline Theaters

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Original post made by Kate on Jul. 1, 2007
Last comment by bru, on Jun 2, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 5 comments | 6541 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's never over until it's over--Alma Plaza Part 76:

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Original post made by Not so fast on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by Local Alma Plaza Resident, on Jun 29, 2007 at 12:28 am | 39 comments | 6540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Gunn High School's student culture racist?

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Original post made by PA Dad on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jun 2, 2008 at 9:06 am | 103 comments | 6540 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

You nearly killed me

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Original post made by Joel Henner on Jun. 16, 2006
Last comment by Glad I don't live in Palo Alto, on Dec 15, 2006 at 3:11 pm | 9 comments | 6540 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Some schools lag in measles immunizations

Despite cases of the measles now showing up in Santa Clara County, some Palo Alto schools still have up to 12 percent of...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sandy, on Jan 31, 2015 at 10:45 pm | 32 comments | 6538 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Carbon dioxide emissions linked to mortality

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Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by AnObserver, on Jan 8, 2008 at 11:34 am | 35 comments | 6538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dalma, Collins announce school-board campaigns

The first candidates to officially throw a hat into the ring for two of three Palo Alto Board of Education seats opening...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 15, 2016 at 12:27 am | 26 comments | 6537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone recently bought a gas grill?

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Original post made by Andrew Thompson on Jun. 14, 2006
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 17, 2006 at 1:26 pm | 3 comments | 6537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain increases horn volumes AND stress levels

It has been my personal experience, living in downtown Menlo Park, that the Caltrain horns have become outrageously louder...

Original post made by Pierced Ears on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pierced Ears, on Aug 2, 2009 at 11:16 am | 52 comments | 6536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford business school dean to step down amid lawsuit

Garth Saloner, dean of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, will be stepping down at the end of the current...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 22, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 19 comments | 6535 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