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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Airplane Noise

The deadline for submittal of public comment for the Environmental Assessment report for FAA actions has been extended to...

Original post made by Catherine on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 10, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 71 comments | 1748 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto panel tackles housing issues

Affordable housing in Palo Alto is not only an urgent need but also a virtual oxymoron and a subject heated enough to spark...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 10, 2014 at 11:06 am | 28 comments | 4697 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Not your usual startups

They're atypical Palo Alto entrepreneurs. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/05/09/not-your-usual-startups...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Deep Throat, on May 10, 2014 at 10:44 am | 6 comments | 8666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto grad Adams waiting for phone call on draft day

Palo Alto High grad Davante Adams has faced all kinds of coverages during his brief two-year college football career at Fresno...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by former paly parent, on May 10, 2014 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 3036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent evaluation news needed

We have no news from the evaluation of the superintendent by the board from the February 6 meeting. Can the Weekly ask a...

Original post made by Evaluate this! on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Money well spent, on May 9, 2014 at 10:45 pm | 58 comments | 4774 Views

SPORTS

Paly bounces Wilcox from SCVAL De Anza Division playoffs

Palo Alto senior pitcher Chris Smith threw a one-hit, seven-inning shut out to lead the Vikings to a 5-0 victory over visiting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 9, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 1336 Views

SPORTS

Murphy leaves Gunn, takes over girls' basketball team at SHP

After just one year as head coach of the Gunn girls' basketball program, Melanie Murphy is moving on. The move to her next...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Disappointed, on May 9, 2014 at 11:02 am | 11 comments | 4962 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Sylva, Harris for Judge

Voters are at a severe disadvantage when trying to determine the best judicial candidates in contested judge races. Read...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3284 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Should the USA get involved in Nigeria, because girls got kidnapped?

300 girls kidnapped by Islamists in Nigeria. Now we have women in Congress demanding that the USA use all means to get them...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Waste, on May 8, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 10 comments | 730 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto officially approves tenants' rights ordinance

Renters in East Palo Alto will receive more protections under an ordinance officially passed by the City Council this week. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cid Young, on May 8, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 8 comments | 2543 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Our Palo Alto' launches with lessons in local demographics

An attempt by Palo Alto officials to get out of City Hall and engage residents in a two-year conversation about the future...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Just Saying, on May 8, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 29 comments | 9262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to add fees for new developments

No one doubts that the City of Palo Alto spends more on public safety and City Hall services due to its ballooning daytime...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by JerryL, on May 8, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 5 comments | 14012 Views

SPORTS

Sports Shorts

<B><B>CREW CLASSIC . . . </B>The fifth-annual Windermere Real Estate Rowing Classic will be held Saturday and Sunday at Redwood...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by john bond, on May 8, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 642 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State assembly candidates to meet in forum

Three candidates for the 24th State Assembly will meet in a forum Thursday, May 8, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Palo Alto Council...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Elliot Margolies, on May 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 2089 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City requires oak tree in front lawn

I was happy to see the construction of the house on 1130 Middlefield finally nearing its completion. I was not so happy to...

Original post made by Artist on May. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone know if Los Altos Expressway will close today?

We need to head south on 280 from Sand Hill, and usually when the Pres comes to town they shut down both sides of 280. Do...

Original post made by oldtimer on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on May 8, 2014 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 1299 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford to divest from coal companies

Stanford University today became the nation's first large university to decide it will divest its endowment holdings in publicly...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by businessdecision, on May 8, 2014 at 8:03 am | 12 comments | 4242 Views

AROUND TOWN

bike to work day

Today is Bike To Work Day. Please everyone, turn off your cell phones and pay attention to the road during your commute today....

Original post made by parent on May. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board members praise counseling reforms

Palo Alto school board members Tuesday said they were pleased with efforts by high school and middle school guidance counselors...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on May 7, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 20 comments | 1033 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A local view of 'mental health parity'

State Sen. Jim Beall, a Democrat from San Jose, has a stepson and a sister with mental illness. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Susan Briggs, on May 7, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 3 comments | 37066 Views
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La Boulange Palo Alto set to close Sept. 3
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Jobs Update
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Transitions
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Recreating the Planning and Transportation Commission: Part 2: Credibility and Confidence
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Come hear the music!
By Sally Torbey | 3 comments | 522 views