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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail (HSR) and security issues

The recent raid on OBL demonstrated that he was interested in attacking our rail system. If we build a HSR, won't we need...

Original post made by Katherine on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Katerine, on May 8, 2011 at 8:06 am | 4 comments | 1114 Views

SPORTS

Knapp is competing for more playing time

==B Stanford football == Menlo-Atherton High grad Sam Knapp enters his third season with the Stanford football team and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by chris burford, on Aug 12, 2011 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 1114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three juveniles arrested for theft in Palo Alto

Three boys were arrested in Palo Alto after they were seen stealing a package from a porch in the 800 block of University...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 19, 2012 at 9:16 am | 11 comments | 1114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto 11-year-old will compete on 'Jeopardy'

A Palo Alto 11-year-old has been selected as a "whiz kid" from nearly 9,000 children across the country vying to compete...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 7, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 4 comments | 1114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attorney convicted in 2010 police bribery case

Richard Chae, the Palo Alto attorney who was charged with trying to bribe his way out of a drunken driving arrest in 2010,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 1, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 1114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Police release sketch of burglary suspect

Burglar was seen Thursday morning. Palo Alto Police released this sketch and description today: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=800...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Will Palo Alto rise up to defeat mega projects?

September was quite a month for development proposals in Palo Alto. First there was Jay Paul's proposal for 311,000 square...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:37 am | 5 comments | 1114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The reason we have Town Square.

I respect the authority of the Weekly editors to moderate and remove disrespectful comments, particularly those of threatening,...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Norm, on Jun 14, 2011 at 10:47 am | 24 comments | 1113 Views

SPORTS

Stanford drops Super Regional opener

Brian Ragira's slowly hit grounder in the infield gave the Stanford baseball team some hope Friday. That hope faded when...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Online Sports, on Jun 11, 2011 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 1113 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two Menlo College students arrested for theft

Two Menlo College students were arrested Tuesday after they were allegedly seen stealing backpacks at a private high school,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Frank Booth, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:47 pm | 6 comments | 1113 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA police triples force for New Year's Eve

East Palo Alto plans to add more than three times its usual police patrols in a major effort to reduce New Year's Eve celebratory...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by 2nd ammendment, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:42 am | 7 comments | 1113 Views

SPORTS

Menlo's Bowen earns Positive Coaching Alliance honor

Menlo School philosophy teacher and boys' water polo coach Jack Bowen has been named a 2012 Positive Coaching Alliance's...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Glen Pritzker, on Feb 17, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 1113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Hospital launches program honoring veterans

Hospital patients are used to wearing identifying wristbands, but starting Memorial Day, Stanford Hospital & Clinics patients...

Original post made on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 10 comments | 1113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Writing tutor recommendation?

I have a child that's going to 6th grade this fall, and I'd like to get him a tutor on writing. Appreciate any recommendations....

Original post made by zs on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 18, 2012 at 3:40 pm | 11 comments | 1113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Higher ed leaders meet edtech startups

College and university presidents who met in Palo Alto this week brainstormed the future of higher education by discussing...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Diana, on Jul 25, 2013 at 9:47 am | 8 comments | 1113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bringing a new culture to hospital care

Kate Meyer wasn't given much time when her 13-year-old son, Clayton Hagy, was diagnosed in 2008 with biophenotypic leukemia....

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by catkady12, on May 30, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 1112 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner IDs man killed by Caltrain Wednesday

A man who was struck and killed by a Caltrain Wednesday night in Mountain View has been identified by the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jun 6, 2011 at 2:36 am | 5 comments | 1112 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook fires yoga teacher for look given to student using a cell phone

Facebook appears to think that the almighty cell phone is more important than paying attention in class. http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/facebook-yoga-instructor-fired-over-stin...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 13, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 11 comments | 1112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden tips for January

I am amazed by what takes place in gardens when looked at closely. Getting to know the plants I am growing, where they originated,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 15, 2010 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto company is rated the best place to work in the USA

But the NIMBYs are trying to run them out of town anyway. List of the 50 best employers in the USA: http://www.glassdoor.com/Best-Places-to-Work-LST_KQ0,19.htm...

Original post made by Facebookie on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 15, 2010 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1111 Views
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