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PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's happening here?

Construction continues on Alma Plaza, a mixed-used development that will include 37 homes, 14 affordable-housing apartments,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 7 comments | 919 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford reaps $6.2B in 'transformative' campaign

Stanford University announced Wednesday it raised $6.2 billion in a five-year fundraising campaign that ended in October. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hey-Stanford--How-About-Helping-Your-Neighbors-A-Little?, on Feb 12, 2012 at 9:11 am | 8 comments | 919 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal opens its season against Gaels in Hawaii

==B Women's volleyball == Junior All-Americans Rachel Williams and Carly Wopat will help the sixth-ranked Stanford women's...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by mary, on Aug 23, 2012 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quality of life tops neighborhood goals for 2013

New Year's resolutions are as varied as Palo Alto's residents, but for leaders of the city's neighborhood associations, addressing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by Really anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Palo Alto the Charter for Troop 57 of the Anti-Gay Boy Scouts?

From the article in the Weekly - "charter organizations sign a contract with the troop to provide a meeting place, sometimes...

Original post made by palo alto parent on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by bigoted is bigoted, on Mar 29, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 919 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City in no rush to create Cubberley 'master plan'

As Palo Alto officials plow ahead with negotiations over a new lease for Cubberley Community Center, they are setting aside...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by jh, on Jun 27, 2013 at 10:41 am | 13 comments | 919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car break-ins at the Junior Museum and Zoo

Burglars got away with stereo equipment and cash and other personal items after two Sunday afternoon auto burglaries outside...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by ummmmm?, on Sep 7, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for a dear frined named Syl Pascale Formerly of NY.

If anyone knows of my friend Syl Pascale..avid runner and cyclist. have him e mail at justfind1@aol.com my name is Steve...

Original post made by steve didonato on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by courtw, on Mar 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 918 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Panelists to discuss tech, achievement gap

The role of technology in closing the achievement gap is the topic of a free, public forum Tuesday, March 27, at Woodside...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Digitize-It-Or-Don't-Bother, on Mar 21, 2012 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Addison boundary change recommended

School boundary changes are in the works for some families in the Addison Elementary School neighborhood as well as for high...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by at last!, on Apr 26, 2012 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly wins 10 Bay Area journalism awards

The Palo Alto Weekly received 10 journalism awards for its work, including third place for overall excellence, at the annual...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by ChrisC, on May 25, 2012 at 12:12 am | 10 comments | 918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Possible future for Safe Ride program?

A former volunteer has offered to convene a community meeting about the future of Safe Ride, a recently canceled program...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sally Bemus, on Aug 27, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 918 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund kicks off

Each year since 1994, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has helped local nonprofit organizations serving children and families...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 918 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Nation's budget problems slow NASA's toxic cleanup

Until budget problems are sorted out, NASA officials say they plan to simply put a fence around piles of contaminated soil...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:24 pm | 5 comments | 918 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: Mitchell Park Library, school board retreat, Mayfield

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29989 posted Friday, June 14, 2013, 11:17...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 15, 2013 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monta Loma

When Janice Heiler and her husband faced retirement, they considered leaving their home in the Monta Loma neighborhood of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Helen, on Dec 7, 2011 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crosstown Rival Basketball Transfer Examined

Last year, just about this time, Jabari Birdís family and his head coach were scrambling to get the 6-5 Benicia High School...

Original post made by EBAL Fan on Jan. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 917 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto picks new Human Resources director

Palo Alto will soon have a new leader in its Human Resources Department -- a veteran attorney whose experience with labor...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 1 comment | 917 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What was the road rage topic closed?

Editor, Just curious--why was the story about the road rage incident closed? Many thanks. ...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 13, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 917 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School calendar, student data, on board agenda

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will discuss upcoming changes to the academic calendar, the "disproportionate" number...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 24, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 3 comments | 917 Views
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