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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Racism was dealt a blow today by the Supreme Court

The SCOTUS upheld an anti-racist law in Michigan, today. Some called it "affirmative action", but that is just pure racism....

Original post made by Jin on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Apr 25, 2014 at 10:02 am | 7 comments | 518 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund awards $400K in grants

For its 20th annual Holiday Fund, the Palo Alto Weekly awarded $400,000 in grants -- the greatest amount given in the fund's...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 25, 2014 at 3:59 am | 2 comments | 3111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Georgie Gleim receives Athena Award

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Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by LaurenLaPLante Younger, on Apr 24, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 2 comments | 3886 Views

SPORTS

Menlo seniors take center stage in Oaks' big victory

Senior Mickey Phelps hit a home run and drove in three runs, John Bowling hit a home run and drove in two runs and the Menlo...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by K Chandler, on Apr 24, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

<B>No thanks, Mr. Gates Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/04/18/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Don't forget, on Apr 24, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 957 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man sentenced for 2013 home-invasion robbery

Two young East Palo Alto men who lured an ex-girlfriend away from her family home and then returned to rob her mother with...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 24, 2014 at 11:11 am | 5 comments | 2947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pioneering portraits

Stanford's Cantor Arts Center is currently exhibiting photographs of Carleton Watkins, a 19th century landscape photographer...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 24, 2014 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 2843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First 'Our Palo Alto' panel to focus on changing demographics

Palo Alto's attempt to engage residents in a conversation about the city's long-term future will kick off Wednesday and continue...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by stephen levy, on Apr 24, 2014 at 6:28 am | 12 comments | 2781 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ban on feeding wildlife advances in Palo Alto

After years of encouraging residents not to feed animals at local parks and nature preserves, Palo Alto officials are preparing...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jim H., on Apr 23, 2014 at 9:04 pm | 18 comments | 3801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

As state embarks on new testing era, Palo Alto students help 'pilot-test the test'

It's out with No. 2 pencils and in with "click and drag" as students take on this spring's standardized tests in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Kay, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:51 pm | 13 comments | 7248 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Housing Corporation nears sale of Maybell site

After seeings its proposal for a housing development on Maybell Avenue fall in a referendum last year, the Palo Alto Housing...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 58 comments | 11325 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Garden Tips

I'm still cold, wet and bare in the garden. Well, not completely bare; I wear my swim trunks. I found that if I wear Teva...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Julia Carlson, on Apr 23, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teens could get $84,000 for events, programs

Palo Alto teenagers could soon have more options for fun programs and local engagement after the city's Policy and Services...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by anon, on Apr 23, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 1971 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford grad Douglas Tarlow arrested for blackmailing Silicon Valley billionaire

Victim was Vinod Khosla, founder of Sun Microsystems and prominent Sand Hill Road venture capitalist. News report: http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/Khosla-family-extortion-pl...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth drug use is down, but potency up

Use of narcotics -- like those allegedly ingested by the Palo Alto 18-year-old who was arrested after trespassing and fighting...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 23, 2014 at 10:13 am | 26 comments | 18157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds sued over Stanford's Searsville Dam

Environmental groups who have an ongoing lawsuit against Stanford University for its diversion of water from endangered species...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:32 am | 11 comments | 4481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Associate superintendent evaluation news needed

Tucked away in tonight's board agenda is an evaluation of the associate superintendent, in closed session, of course, a nugget...

Original post made by Evaluate this! on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Apr 22, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 5 comments | 595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Make way for 3-D 'selfies'

At first glance the tiny figurines lined up at Palo Alto's Artec studio appear like colored toy soldiers. But the subjects...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Stupid is as stupid does, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 5 comments | 2646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly reverses position on bullying policies

After saying last month that he favored a single system for handling all school bullying complaints, Palo Alto Superintendent...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by angelo, on Apr 22, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 38 comments | 12706 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Air traffic noise increasing

Am I the only one noticing an increase in air traffic noise from SFO? SFO noise abatement doesn't seem to include Palo Alto....

Original post made by Tired of the Noise? on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 22, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 49 comments | 5903 Views
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