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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Funding questions loom over high-speed rail's new plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 18 comments | 10077 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Affordable Care act must succeed!

The Affordable Care Act, which is disparaged and called "Obamacare" by the extreme right, must succeed! It is the first...

Original post made by Jane on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Feb 23, 2014 at 11:46 pm | 6 comments | 550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The Skelly resignation

While not a surprise, Superintendent Kevin Skelly's announcement this week that he would leave the district at the end of...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Feb 23, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 103 comments | 7727 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents question chemical-hazards report for CPI

Barron Park residents who live near a technology firm with a track record of dangerous chemical releases told city leaders...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 23, 2014 at 9:11 pm | 4 comments | 4501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire district vehicle involved in car crash

A Menlo Park Fire Protection District vehicle was involved in a crash in East Palo Alto Friday afternoon, a police dispatcher...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 2195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electrically eclectic Eichlers

Often described as "having character" or "being interesting," old homes can just as often be described as "challenging" --...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Yuckola, on Feb 23, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 5 comments | 4279 Views

AROUND TOWN

March to Washington to fight 'Eve's curse'

Stanford Hospital physician Camran Nezhat and a growing contingency of volunteers are organizing a march on Washington D.C....

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by Endometriosis here, on Feb 23, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 12 comments | 6340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest alleged bike, electronics thief

Palo Alto police stopped a man on a bicycle for a traffic violation last week, only to discover that he had two outstanding...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 8 comments | 4748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student's transcript change sparks probe

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are reviewing changes in transcripts for all members of the class of 2014 after a student...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by wow, on Feb 23, 2014 at 8:29 am | 15 comments | 8068 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New vision for California Avenue advances

As Palo Alto prepares for a physical transformation of California Avenue, city planners are advancing a new vision document...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Once-lers, on Feb 23, 2014 at 1:50 am | 147 comments | 8442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Summer Internships or Jobs?

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Original post made by Job Searching Student on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Student Parent, on Feb 23, 2014 at 1:38 am | 5 comments | 4954 Views

SPORTS

Track and field's greatest dual meet is turning 50

==I (This month marks the 50th anniversary of the famed 1962 U.S.-U.S.S.R. track and field meet at Stanford Stadium. This...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Carl, on Feb 22, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 4 comments | 17250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford grad student dies in Yosemite fall

Stanford student and climbing enthusiast Chris Chan died Friday afternoon after falling from Yosemite's north face of Elkhorn...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by aznnico, on Feb 22, 2014 at 4:15 am | 78 comments | 11921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn students launch 'Humans of Palo Alto'

What is your definition of happiness? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/14/gunn-students-launch-humans-of-palo-alto...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Feb 22, 2014 at 1:42 am | 5 comments | 7796 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans large expansion for small shuttle program

Taking a cue from Stanford University and Silicon Valley's high-tech giants, Palo Alto officials are considering a massive...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 21, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 26 comments | 7767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transcript and college admission fraud at Paly

Someone, maybe the Weekly, needs to investigate the following news. As the honest parents of an honest Paly 2014 senior who...

Original post made by Future former Paly parent on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by parent2, on Feb 21, 2014 at 6:34 pm | 40 comments | 4899 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why was "Explosion" topic closed?

Palo Alto Online, Just wondering why you closed the topic I'd started about a very loud explosion the other night in or...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 21, 2014 at 6:34 pm | 27 comments | 5140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Exploring the African-American legacy in preserving open space

The role of African-Americans in the United States' history receives heightened attention during the month of February each...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Feb 21, 2014 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 3081 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The Paly English kerfuffle

It was hardly a surprise that a proposal to combine the two "lanes" of freshman English into one would meet some resistance...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by 100 parents, on Feb 21, 2014 at 11:11 am | 173 comments | 14146 Views

AROUND TOWN

How do you respond to beggars on University Avenue?

I walk on University from Cowper to High Street 2-4x/day, and beggars ask me for money 2-3x each walk. That adds up to a...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Feb 21, 2014 at 10:07 am | 9 comments | 681 Views
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