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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

All Star Game, What's the point?

I am not much of a baseball game, I find it boring, often low scoring, and watching oversized men squeeze into tight uniforms...

Original post made by World Cup Fan on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by musical, on Oct 29, 2014 at 10:06 pm | 6 comments | 1900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Employees Forced to Pay for Their Own Substitutes

Wow. I was finally getting used to not stirring up the unions, and then I started hearing (in spite of the lack of press...

Original post made by Jimmy Hoffa on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sea-REDDY, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 9 comments | 519 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford apologizes to voters for 'election guide'

Stanford University is investigating an independent academic research study conducted by Stanford and Dartmouth College political...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Oct 29, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 6 comments | 3002 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former police dispatcher sues Palo Alto VA

A former public-safety dispatcher for the VA Palo Alto has filed a lawsuit against the Palo Alto Department of Veterans Affairs...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Oct 29, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 2799 Views

SPORTS

Gunn water polo teams wrap up regular-season division titles

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== The Gunn water polo program evidently is doing everything in tandem this season, which is...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 29, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 505 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men injured in shooting, no arrests made

Two men were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto this evening, a police sergeant said. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/28/east-palo-alto-two-m...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 976 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State launches Halloween crackdown on under-age drinking

California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is ramping up its statewide efforts to reduce the number of minors...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 981 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure C - Hurting lower income Palo Altans?

Measure C seems to be written up by the City Attorney as if it's just making some of the biggest users pay their fair share...

Original post made by voter question on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 29, 2014 at 3:01 am | 6 comments | 274 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Making a noise: Government officials attempt to influence aircraft regulations

Palo Alto and other government officials have so far been fighting an uphill battle to decrease airplane noise over their...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 28, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 7 comments | 1042 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss K-5 writing, hear OCR update

Palo Alto's kindergarten through fifth-grade students will be assessed this year through a new districtwide writing prompt...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 28, 2014 at 11:11 am | 3 comments | 1125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board hopefuls: more needed for minorities, special ed

A Saturday morning school board debate hosted by two Palo Alto parent groups that represent special education students and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mindy, on Oct 28, 2014 at 11:02 am | 42 comments | 5273 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Oldest University of the Pacific alum gives back in a big way

George Knoles, a historian whose family played an important role in the University of the Pacific's past, gave $303,000 to...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by John Sylvester, on Oct 28, 2014 at 10:51 am | 2 comments | 2286 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown residents split over parking-permit program

As Palo Alto prepares to launch its long-awaited Residential Parking Permit Program, residents in the congested downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by all that glitters, on Oct 28, 2014 at 8:45 am | 39 comments | 2964 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Holman, Scharff, DuBois, Filseth, Wolbach for City Council

We recommend the re-election of two incumbents, Karen Holman and Greg Scharff, and three newcomers, Tom DuBois, Eric Filseth...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Oct 28, 2014 at 6:57 am | 41 comments | 8795 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Scharff beefs up campaign chest for final stretch

Heading into the final stretch before Election Day, incumbent City Councilman Greg Schaff has nearly doubled his campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Oct 28, 2014 at 6:27 am | 7 comments | 1300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto residents seek relief from train noise

Living next to downtown Palo Alto's bustling train station has many benefits, but for residents of 101 Alma St., a good night's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by HARLEY DAVIDSON, on Oct 27, 2014 at 9:39 pm | 63 comments | 5688 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group grades city council's 'residentialist' credentials

With seemingly every candidate in the City Council trying to run under the "residentialist" banner, the citizens group Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Oct 27, 2014 at 5:28 pm | 108 comments | 5646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alo fourth-grader with Down syndrome wins self-advocacy award

Dashiell Meier might be Palo Alto's most accomplished 10 year old. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/10/24/palo-alo-fourth-grader-with-down-s...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Alice Elliott, on Oct 27, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 14 comments | 3864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local mom launches app to help kids lose weight

Joanna Strober's 11-year-old son had a weight problem. Looking for advice and specific weight-loss tools, she took her son...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Oct 27, 2014 at 2:39 pm | 12 comments | 4476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editing afoot by school candidate

EDITING AFOOT ... The Weekly noticed this week that one portion of school board candidate Catherine Crystal Foster's profile...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Roger Dodger, on Oct 27, 2014 at 12:55 pm | 52 comments | 1992 Views
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Flirtation
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King of the Slides
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Standardized Test Prep: When to Start and Whom to Hire?
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The Future of our Parks: Public Workshops this Week
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Subverting open, fair and honest debate (Measure D)
By Douglas Moran | 6 comments | 593 views