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AROUND TOWN

University Avenue trees: Where are they?

Two dozen white birch trees lining Palo Alto's University Avenue were accidentally removed on Thursday (March 31) afternoon,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by ChrisC, on Apr 3, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 23 comments | 1595 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Resident honored for chasing down a drunk driver

When Michael Finley saw the flash go by and heard the crashing metal, he didn't think twice about what he was about to do....

Original post made on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by S.A. White, on May 18, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 23 comments | 1412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools hire new expert on test data

The Palo Alto school district has hired a new, high-level data cruncher to analyze student performance and other testing...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by No more administrators!, on May 29, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 23 comments | 2030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School to drop science APs

In what is described as a bid to deepen student learning, Castilleja School will replace its Advanced Placement science classes...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by CastillejaStudent, on Jun 12, 2011 at 10:54 am | 23 comments | 2375 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may close Recycling Center

Palo Alto prides itself on recycling, but residents may soon find it more expensive and less convenient to divert their waste...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Katy, on Jul 12, 2011 at 12:53 am | 23 comments | 1895 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 12, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 23 comments | 1635 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone know what was going on in the Circles tonight?

Lots of police, fire department, paramedics, in the area around Redwood Circle, Carlson and E. Charleston. ...

Original post made by Kevin on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by walkthe walk, on Aug 25, 2011 at 9:23 am | 23 comments | 1802 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power surge raises questions about SmartMeters

When 80 PG&E SmartMeters caught on fire and burned out after a power surge in East Palo Alto on Aug. 25, the incident raised...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2011
Last comment by wej, on Feb 29, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 23 comments | 4219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to celebrate fixes to dangerous intersection

One of Palo Alto's busiest and most dangerous crossings got a little safer this week when the construction workers completed...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on Oct 13, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 23 comments | 1188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Breaking Rumors: Moffett Field being put up for sale / NASA Ames closing

From a very reliable source out of Washington D.C., I hear that NASA is now planning to put Moffett Field up for sale and...

Original post made by Fly on the wall on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by Top Gear fan, on Oct 20, 2011 at 11:32 am | 23 comments | 1820 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen recants Mtn. View sexual assault story

Mountain View police said that a 16-year-old girl who told officers she had been sexually assaulted in Whisman Park in late...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Patsy, on Oct 27, 2011 at 10:00 pm | 23 comments | 5187 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion kills three goats in Woodside

A large mountain lion entered a fenced enclosure containing three dwarf goats and two alpacas, killed the goats, and carried...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Julian Kirk, on Nov 22, 2011 at 5:42 am | 23 comments | 1404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to sell bonds to residents

Palo Alto residents will have a chance to buy city-issued bonds later this month as part of the city's effort to refinance...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Feb 21, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 23 comments | 1710 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed-rail authority OKs new business plan

Calling it a "huge step" for boosting California's transportation network, the state agency charged with building the controversial...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Apr 14, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 23 comments | 1100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Imagining the future of education

They are young, tech-savvy and affluent, many with successful startups under their belts. A growing number of Palo Alto-area...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by Teacher's Pet, on Apr 25, 2012 at 12:42 am | 23 comments | 3096 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Asian street food, drive-thru Starbucks

Get the latest scoop about retail and restaurants by Palo Alto Weekly columnist Daryl Savage. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25122&e=...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by busy coffee drinker, on Apr 26, 2012 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 3103 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Electrification of Caltrain approved by board

Caltrain has received a unanimous thumbs-up by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board to electrify the Peninsula commuter-rail...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Carl, on May 7, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 23 comments | 2137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When regular school doesn't work, Menlo Park enterprise offers help

The "parental angst" that walks through her door is familiar territory to Rhonda Racine, founder and director of Menlo Park's...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by English prof, on May 20, 2013 at 8:52 am | 23 comments | 3154 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman, 73, beaten after teen asks for cigarette

A 73-year-old woman out for a walk Monday night in Menlo Park was beaten by a teenage boy after he asked for a cigarette...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by SelfDefenseInstructor, on Jun 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 23 comments | 1250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two declare school board candidacies

Two candidates so far have declared their intentions to run this fall for what will be three available seats on the Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 20, 2012 at 10:00 am | 23 comments | 1531 Views
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