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MOVIES

Review: 'All Is Lost'

Batten down the hatches for the unusual new sailing drama "All Is Lost." The only actor on screen for 106 minutes is Robert...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 5, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 12482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters to decide Measure D's fate tomorrow

After months of contentious battles between senior-housing advocates and rezoning hawks, voters tomorrow will decide the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Nov 5, 2013 at 9:22 am | 24 comments | 4206 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/23/recent-home-sales posted Wednesday, October 23,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by well, on Nov 5, 2013 at 7:43 am | 4 comments | 997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New district policies and procedures: months in the making and still not fully baked

Complicated board policies and procedures designed to protect student rights, create fair process and comply with ever-growing...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Skelly's legacy, on Nov 5, 2013 at 6:37 am | 13 comments | 2270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man sentenced for 2011 police-chase death

An East Palo Alto man who killed a motorcyclist in a head-on crash while fleeing police has received a prison sentence that...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mysterious meat sales concern Palo Alto residents

Barron Park neighborhood residents have been puzzling over mysterious meat salesmen in blue trucks who have been knocking...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by gabriel aragon, on Nov 4, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 36 comments | 3720 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto announces interim police chief

East Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez announced today that Cpt. Federico Rocha will succeed Police Chief Ronald Davis. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Erica, on Nov 4, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1667 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect at large in Hamilton Avenue robbery

Palo Alto police are looking for one of three suspects who beat up, robbed and threatened to stab a pedestrian on Hamilton...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Tecsi, on Nov 4, 2013 at 9:16 am | 14 comments | 5863 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Mercifully, election day cometh

In a community that prides itself on both its intelligence and the ability to debate issues at a high level, the campaign...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Nov 3, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 96 comments | 6743 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: No on Measure D

It is never good when election campaigns become so heated and emotional that instead of issues becoming clearer as election...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Nov 3, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 121 comments | 9812 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One Reason Why I am Voting Against Measure D

PAHC has proposed senior housing on the Maybell site. Is it good housing? I donít think so! The PAHC proposed building...

Original post made by Joe Hirsch on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Nov 3, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 6 comments | 452 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is Measure D really about?

After hearing each side out during public meetings, in-depth interviews, a tour of the orchard site and dozens of conversations...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Nov 3, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 246 comments | 15615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Senior citizens counting on 'yes' vote for Measure D

Editor's note: On Oct. 11, the Weekly editorialized against Measure D and argued that the City Council had struck the wrong...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Garrett , on Nov 3, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 17 comments | 14656 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

NO on MEASURE D

I urge all Greenmeadow residents to vote N0 on MEASURE D. If Greenmeadow is given the luxury of low-density living over...

Original post made by we\'ve got your back on Nov. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Southgate

Lush, fragrant vegetation and lazily oscillating rope swings characterize Southgate, where life is quiet and relaxing. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 3, 2013 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 10582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Independent nationally recognized newspaper urges you to vote Yes on D

Yes, the San Jose Mercury News provides an in-depth analysis and challenges Palo Altans to not do what they did to homeless...

Original post made by Independent Review on Nov. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 363 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

All 3 Palo Alto papers agree: Vote AGAINST D

Today, November 1, the Palo Alto Daily News joined the Palo Alto Weekly and the Daily Post in urging voters to vote NO on...

Original post made by Vote Against D on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Nov 3, 2013 at 7:00 am | 25 comments | 1010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wreaths: a sign of something special

As a child, Lanette Anderson's mom would hang a wreath on the door around Thanksgiving, "a symbol in our house that something...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by farrah, on Nov 3, 2013 at 12:54 am | 1 comment | 894 Views

SPORTS

Four teams wrap up league titles in water polo

Winning league water polo titles has seemingly been routine for the Menlo School and Sacred Heart Prep boys plus the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 2, 2013 at 7:40 pm | 6 comments | 2806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In absence of state test, Palo Alto wants to give one anyway

Worried about a loss of continuity in standardized testing, members of the Palo Alto school board say they want local students...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Middle Schools, on Nov 2, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 20 comments | 6631 Views
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To Cambodia With Love
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Early Campaign Notes: City Council
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Life in fast forward
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Medical
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Vikram Chandra's "Geek Sublime" and 10/3 event at Kepler's
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