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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto's Mothers Against Murder helps ISIS victims

The letter from ISIS crisply enumerated the choices "Shoshan," 26, and her family had if they wanted to stay in their hometown...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by ISIS-IS-PURE-EVIL!, on Nov 11, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 4161 Views

AROUND TOWN

What IS That Musical Racket? Edgewood?

We came home to some loud, live music that sounds like it's coming from the Edgewood area. A neighbor checked, thinking maybe...

Original post made by Hmmm on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 11, 2014 at 11:42 am | 8 comments | 1111 Views

SPORTS

CCS water polo up next after six local teams win playoff titles

While more difficult opponents already have been faced during regular-season tournaments, 10 local water polo squads nonetheless...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Polo Guy, on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 2456 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre market operator named

The convoluted evolution of the College Terrace Centre and the market that will replace the beloved JJ&F Market took another...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jayne, on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:57 am | 20 comments | 9076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to appoint a slew of commissioners

With the new City Council preparing to take the helm in Palo Alto come January, the existing one will have a chance Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by So....?, on Nov 10, 2014 at 10:47 pm | 17 comments | 4266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sunday vote update: Wolbach and Godfrey maintain leads

Updated election results show that Palo Alto City Council candidate Cory Wolbach and school board candidate Terry Godfrey...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Adobe MEADOW Mom, on Nov 10, 2014 at 6:56 pm | 56 comments | 11164 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Apparent road rage sparks gun threat, cussing

A man in his 20s driving a Nissan Maxima brandished a handgun at another car in Palo Alto Sunday, Nov. 9, and then continued...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Nov 10, 2014 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 4154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Analysis: How they won and lost

With the dust still settling on Election Day and scores of provisional and hand-delivered absentee ballots still being tallied,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by mauricio, on Nov 10, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 10264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editor's note

The essay "High school life: To whom it may concern" was initially submitted to the Weekly without intent of publication...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by pamom, on Nov 10, 2014 at 12:06 pm | 7 comments | 3420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Improving Palo Alto's parking permit stakeholder group process

At the end of October I completed six months as a member of the RPP Stakeholders' Group — a group of residents and business...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Joe Baldwin, on Nov 10, 2014 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 3770 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins preview of PAL water polo showdown over rival Menlo-Atherton

==BI North-South water polo== Before the top two teams in the nation -- Harvard-Westlake and Mater Dei -- battled it out...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nor Cal Polo, on Nov 10, 2014 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 1936 Views

MOVIES

'Interstellar' explains to science, 'All you need is love'

<B>(2 1/2 stars) Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/11/07/interstellar-explains-to-science-all-you-need-is-love...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 9, 2014 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 1214 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Close call by 2 commercial planes this PM over PA?!

At approx. 4:40PM, a few minutes ago, I heard a roar and looked out my rear window of my home. It appeared to me that two...

Original post made by homeowner on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Nov 9, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 37 comments | 1290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An inflection point in local politics

In a shifting of the power dynamic in our community not seen for more than 40 years, Palo Alto's traditional political movers...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Nov 9, 2014 at 9:16 pm | 27 comments | 7486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teen killed on tracks Tuesday

A 16-year-old Palo Alto male died on the train tracks early this morning, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn has confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Brendan, on Nov 9, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 24 comments | 55811 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women hold off upset bid in Pac-12 volleyball

Inky Ajanaku recorded three of Stanford's final five points, including a go-ahead kill, and the top-ranked Cardinal staved...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by Dunning Stunning, on Nov 9, 2014 at 12:26 am | 1 comment | 1607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zero Waste Community Outreach and Advertising Services

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal for Community Outreach and Advertising Services for Zero Waste Palo...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by Online name too, on Nov 8, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 646 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested in Mountain View purse-snatching

A 24-year-old Palo Alto man was arrested on Halloween night after he allegedly grabbed a woman's purse and made off with...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by PA-Mom, on Nov 8, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 4 comments | 2665 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Historical Association project aims to 'ignite passion for history'

Those fascinated by the history of Palo Alto are fortunate to have a historical society with an archive of 13,000-plus photographs...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by PA Dad, on Nov 8, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 7 comments | 4888 Views

SPORTS

Menlo's Lacy, SHP's Hill run to WBAL cross-country titles

Lizzie Lacy and Daniel Hill have a lot in common. Both are seniors. Both run cross country. Both attend schools just yards...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by Kermit the Frog, on Nov 8, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 2456 Views
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