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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner releases identity of man killed on train tracks

A man who died on the train tracks in Palo Alto on Oct. 15 has been identified by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by some1whocares, 3 minutes ago | 5 comments | 4593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen well-being collaborative seeks new direction, again

Palo Alto's broad-reaching mental health coalition formed five years ago in response to teen suicides, Project Safety Net,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by A parent, 23 minutes ago | 15 comments | 3142 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace resident jumps into Palo Alto council race

As a retired aerospace engineer and a newcomer to Palo Alto, Seelam P. Reddy is at once a perfect representative of the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 36 minutes ago | 87 comments | 5006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates pledge 'positive campaign' in heated race

With election season heading into its final stretch, the four City Council candidates endorsed by the group Palo Altans for...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 44 minutes ago | 19 comments | 896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Bloomies goes high-tech, Common Ground closes

A brand new Bloomingdale's opens at the Stanford Shopping Center, Mac's Smoke Shop and Gryphon Stringed Instruments celebrate...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Elizabeth, 48 minutes ago | 6 comments | 1006 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Isn't there something we can do

To the Palo Alto community: I want to start off by saying that this is by no means an attempt to project my frustration...

Original post made by Desperate Plea on Oct. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 60 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another 'Fiber to the Premise' resurrection for Palo Alto?

The long-discussed dream of getting true high-speed fiber-optic service for Palo Alto is looking like a real possibility....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, 1 hour ago | 16 comments | 1717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to move forward with new El Camino Park fields

Four years after Palo Alto began to consider replacing the playing fields, upgrading the lights and sprucing up the pathways...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by Brian, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 1942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another flashing incident reported in Palo Alto

With Palo Alto police on the lookout for a man involved in a string of flashing incidents earlier this month, a parent has...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board candidates meet for last forum

The five candidates for Palo Alto Board of Education gathered Friday afternoon at senior center Avenidas for the last scheduled...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by Happy Terman Parent, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 2153 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, 3 hours ago | 10 comments | 1697 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Measure D: No on reducing council size

Talk of reducing the size of the Palo Alto City Council from nine to seven has come and gone for decades, but has never generated...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Tom DuBois, 3 hours ago | 8 comments | 2100 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stifling public discourse while trying to control the election

This topic was limited from the beginning: http://paloaltoonline.com/square/2014/10/20/candidates-pledge-positive-campaign-in-heated-race And...

Original post made by Concerned voter on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 80 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for slashing roommate with a steak knife

A man who used a steak knife to slash his roommate during a fight in the kitchen of their Downtown North residence was arrested...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by George K., 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children in YMCA adult locker rooms questioned

The YMCA of Silicon Valley has been allowing children 7 years old and younger to join their opposite-sex parents in the locker...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mark Dinan, 8 hours ago | 28 comments | 2657 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Menlo boys post impressive efforts in water polo

==BI Weekend prep roundup== There's a very good reason why the Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School boys are a combined 25-2...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Correction, 8 hours ago | 10 comments | 649 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: Developers offer to build downtown garage

With Palo Alto in the market for a new downtown garage, developers are stepping forward with offers to build the city a parking...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 20 hours ago | 57 comments | 3664 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Re-elect Brian Schmidt to water district

With Palo Alto's water supply coming entirely from Hetch Hetchy through the San Francisco Water Department, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by MorePolls, 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling all Gunn High School alumni, teachers, parents and friends

It was an era of optimism and expansion in Palo Alto when Henry M. Gunn High School opened 50 years ago. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael Korn, 22 hours ago | 7 comments | 5987 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Adams nominated for NFL Rookie of the Week

Of local note Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams from Palo Alto High is one of five nominees for the NFL's Rookie...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Oct 19, 2014 at 5:17 pm | 8 comments | 1166 Views
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