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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student 'wellness' coordinator leaving Palo Alto

Amy Drolette, who has coordinated Palo Alto student wellness and mental-health initiatives for the past two years, is departing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 1111 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto selects new city manager

A former Redwood City deputy city manager who worked with under-served youth and families has been chosen as East Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 1111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher's English shortcomings - what to do?

My child goes to Paly and has a math teacher whose English is oftentimes hard to understand. In fact, the teacher's English...

Original post made by Parental on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by An increasing problem, on Dec 10, 2013 at 10:27 am | 9 comments | 1111 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's tennis remains in great shape after solid NCAAs

No matter who plays at the top of the singles ladder next year, she will have earned it. The Stanford women's tennis team...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner IDs man killed by Caltrain Wednesday

A man who was struck and killed by a Caltrain Wednesday night in Mountain View has been identified by the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jun 6, 2011 at 2:36 am | 5 comments | 1110 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The reason we have Town Square.

I respect the authority of the Weekly editors to moderate and remove disrespectful comments, particularly those of threatening,...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Norm, on Jun 14, 2011 at 10:47 am | 24 comments | 1110 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian seeks to postpone high-speed-rail funding

Three years after California voters approved a $9.95 billion bond to build the nation's first high-speed-rail system, a debate...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 14, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 1110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Body Found Near Stanford Construction Site

KRON reports that PAPD is investigating a body found on the Stanford Campus. http://www.kron4.com/Article.aspx?ArticleID=2852 Heard...

Original post made by Bob on Jan. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three juveniles arrested for theft in Palo Alto

Three boys were arrested in Palo Alto after they were seen stealing a package from a porch in the 800 block of University...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 19, 2012 at 9:16 am | 11 comments | 1110 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Symphony conductor Gideon Grau dies at 86

Gideon Grau, 86, a former resident of Palo Alto, died in his sleep in an Atlanta hospital June 29. He was a symphony conductor,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sister Laurena Alflen, OP, on Feb 21, 2012 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Common scams in Palo Alto

The number of scams listed by the FBI is mind-spinning: telemarketing fraud, the Nigerian letter, advance-fee schemes, health...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gopal Das, on Mar 12, 2012 at 6:33 am | 4 comments | 1110 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed-rail critics eye fresh legal challenges

As state officials prepare to approve the environmental analysis for California's planned high-speed-rail system, Peninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:19 am | 16 comments | 1110 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins fourth straight NorCal tennis title

Despite missing a trio of players, including No. 1 singles player Andrew Ball, the Menlo School boys' tennis team captured...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by GWP, on May 22, 2012 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt for prowler turns up empty-handed

A man who prowled outside a woman's bathroom after she had showered eluded Palo Alto police on New Year's Eve, police Sgt....

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by ???2, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 1110 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Lying Liars, on Sep 25, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 1110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto company is rated the best place to work in the USA

But the NIMBYs are trying to run them out of town anyway. List of the 50 best employers in the USA: http://www.glassdoor.com/Best-Places-to-Work-LST_KQ0,19.htm...

Original post made by Facebookie on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 15, 2010 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1109 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two Menlo College students arrested for theft

Two Menlo College students were arrested Tuesday after they were allegedly seen stealing backpacks at a private high school,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Frank Booth, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:47 pm | 6 comments | 1109 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA police triples force for New Year's Eve

East Palo Alto plans to add more than three times its usual police patrols in a major effort to reduce New Year's Eve celebratory...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by 2nd ammendment, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:42 am | 7 comments | 1109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner out, Townsend in for fall school board race

This fall's election for Palo Alto's Board of Education came into sharper focus this week as two incumbents declared their...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 4, 2012 at 11:48 am | 5 comments | 1109 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measures A and B

Santa Clara County has been whipsawed by the economic downturn and the state's perennial budget crises. When funding runs...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:14 am | 16 comments | 1109 Views
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