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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 | 1664 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 | 5859 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 | 6739 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 | 9801 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 don’t 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 | 449 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 | 15588 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 | 14516 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. 354 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 | 10531 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. 360 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 | 1009 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 | 890 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 | 2801 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 | 6615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seize weapons, arrest 16-year-old gang member

East Palo Alto Police conducted a probation search of a 16-year-old gang member's East Palo Alto residence on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2013
Last comment by westy pa, on Nov 2, 2013 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 2453 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to install dozens of defibrillators

A network of defibrillators -- devices that restore regular heart rhythm to victims of cardiac arrest -- will soon be installed...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hamilton, on Nov 2, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 14 comments | 3998 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A backwards process on Maybell project

Imagine making a substantial family investment in something before determining its value, how other family members felt about...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Barron Parker, on Nov 2, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 50 comments | 3356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City still unsure about 2014 ballot measure

Faced with a long wish list, a tight deadline and disagreements within its own ranks, the Palo Alto City Council agreed on...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Nov 2, 2013 at 10:54 am | 9 comments | 6089 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why Not Help Save The Last Orchard in Palo Alto?

“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can let alone.” Henry David Thoreau “There were...

Original post made by Margo Davis on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Nov 2, 2013 at 10:44 am | 38 comments | 2006 Views

SPORTS

Best teams in four sections head to NorCal tournament

==BI Girls water polo== The most competitive girls' water polo tournament in Northern California gets under way this weekend...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1829 Views
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