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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 | 9506 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 | 3081 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 | 4779 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 | 2510 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 | 2017 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 | 373 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 | 150 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Kremen wins Santa Clara Valley Water District seat

The founder of Match.com, Gary Kremen, has won a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board, with 51.30 percent...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Nov 9, 2014 at 10:10 pm | 9 comments | 1559 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 | 673 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 | 4970 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 | 44513 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 | 242 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 | 174 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 | 827 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embarcadero Road fixes coming

Few road segments in Palo Alto flummox commuters and traffic engineers like the short but bustling stretch of Embarcadero...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 8, 2014 at 5:38 pm | 74 comments | 5764 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 | 2405 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 | 930 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voting for Greg Scharff

After reading the following comment from Scharff in tonight's post-election news, I realize what a mistake I had made in...

Original post made by Scharrfs election on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by staygreen, on Nov 8, 2014 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 405 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smaller Palo Alto council? Voters say 'yes'

Palo Alto voters agreed to reduce the size of the City Council from nine to seven seats on Tuesday night, when they passed...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Nov 8, 2014 at 11:04 am | 13 comments | 2476 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Kremen wins Santa Clara Valley Water District seat

The founder of Match.com, Gary Kremen, has won a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board, with 51.3 percent of...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow Knows......, on Nov 8, 2014 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 161 Views
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