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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Calling for equality by candlelight

People opposed to the passage of Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage in California, gather for a candlelight vigil...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by No on 8, on Nov 14, 2008 at 6:33 am | 38 comments | 2571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local historian Carol Murden dies

Carol Murden, a longtime advocate for historic preservation and awareness in Palo Alto, died Dec. 27, surrounded by family....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Scott Preston, on Jan 9, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 2571 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto city manager hunt down to the wire

Whomever East Palo Alto's City Council chooses this summer to become city manager, he or she will possess a background that...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Paul Taylor, on Jul 13, 2012 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 2571 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Federal ruling could alter Taser use in Palo Alto

A Monday ruling by the federal appeals court in San Francisco could affect how the Palo Alto Police Department uses Tasers...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Jan 2, 2010 at 11:43 am | 6 comments | 2570 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest made in foundation embezzlement case

A 52-year-old woman suspected of stealing $100,000 from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation has been arrested, Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Patty, on Jan 12, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 2570 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos man arrested for lewd acts upon a child

A Los Altos man suspected of committing lewd acts upon a child under the age of 14 is being held on $1 million bail at Santa...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Oct 18, 2010 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 2570 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Volunteers prepare for disaster in Palo Alto

Al Dorsky listened intently to the call coming in over the MURS -- multi-use (two-way) radio system. A reedy voice emanated...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Caryll-Lynn Taylor, NPC Midtown 2, on Sep 28, 2009 at 11:18 am | 10 comments | 2570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Henna workshop headed for Palo Alto Main Library Saturday

Palo Alto Main Library will become a venue for artistic expression on Saturday, Feb. 7, when the library hosts a henna workshop...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Feb 5, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 2 comments | 2570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace development wins key approval

A proposal to expand and rebuild the popular JJ&F Food Store as part of a dense, office-heavy development on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planes with Ad Banners Flying Circles Over Palo Alto

Every Stanford game this summer and Fall, there have been airplanes doing circles overhead with banner advertisements and...

Original post made by Whitney on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Dec 6, 2011 at 10:25 am | 14 comments | 2569 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose police make neighborhood a parking lot

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Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by MissUpset!, on Oct 17, 2008 at 12:28 am | 4 comments | 2569 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopters circling overhead!

I was on my way home tonight and noticed a black helicopter circling overhead several times. This was near the intersection...

Original post made by Just going home... on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by ummmm, on Oct 7, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 3 comments | 2569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Earthquake Jolt

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Original post made by Jon on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by Huh? Didn't Feel It, on Sep 6, 2008 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 2569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Race Cowards? In Academia, Certainly

From todays Investment Business Daily---http://www.ibdeditorials.com/IBDArticles.aspx?id=320283863033633 "Attorney General...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by samuel, on Feb 27, 2009 at 2:17 pm | 22 comments | 2569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission urges caution on tree replanting

Palo Alto should slow down and carefully consider its vision for the California Avenue Business District before replacing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Fines are Educational, on Nov 2, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 25 comments | 2569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja students win $30K to design phone app

Four Castilleja School students have won $30,000 in venture capital to develop a new app for the Google Nexus One Phone. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Riann, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Far away in a manger

For hundreds of years, countless artists have been depicting the same setting over and over — with remarkable diversity....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 3, 2011 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 2569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City seeks to revive 'stale' commission process

It takes a special kind of a volunteer serve on a local commission in Palo Alto, one with a thick skin, an analytical brain,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:31 am | 18 comments | 2568 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Loma Prieta earthquake: 25 years later

My name is My Nguyen and I am the digital editor for the Palo Alto Weekly. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Loma...

Original post made by My Nguyen on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by John Thomas-Whitcomb McCoy, on Oct 20, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 10 comments | 2568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Special Education Epidemic

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Original post made by jd on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Jackie, on Jun 23, 2008 at 1:40 am | 1 comment | 2568 Views
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