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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Water flowing freely again in San Francisquito Creek

A century-old concrete barrier in the San Francisquito Creek has been removed, a triumph for the steelhead trout, conservationists...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Interested Citizen, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:55 pm | 13 comments | 11308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: It's the secrecy, stupid

To help keep then-candidate Bill Clinton focused on the poor condition of the U.S. economy in his 1992 presidential campaign...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Its the TRUST Stupid, on Dec 9, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 46 comments | 11305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Responding to sexual harassment: What the law says

Federal, state and school district guidelines offer a framework for the investigation into sexual harassment. The Weekly...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Oct 10, 2015 at 12:03 pm | 14 comments | 11304 Views

SPORTS

Stanford track signs class of record-breaking athletes

The week-long early signing period began with a bang for Stanford track and field, with the decision and addition of defending...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Hash House Harrier, on Nov 24, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 11304 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Stanford alumnus behind Netflix documentary 'The Social Dilemma' wants you to stop scrolling

Director Jeff Orlowski's latest documentary, "The Social Dilemma," leaves no stone unturned as it dives deep into tech's...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 28, 2020 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 11304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Looking 'beyond everywhere': Palo Alto couple remains missing after fourth day of searches

As time ticks on in the effort to locate Palo Alto residents Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin, who have been missing for nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by SCR, on Feb 22, 2020 at 11:37 am | 18 comments | 11303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Sea Scouts get new Navy boat

The Palo Alto Sea Scouts' days of rebuilding decks and maintaining four ship engines is about to walk the gang plank. A newer...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by David Smith, on Apr 24, 2016 at 12:13 am | 12 comments | 11302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tobacco retailers sue Palo Alto over new ban

Four Palo Alto tobacco-shop owners are suing the city, claiming its new ban on vape and flavored tobacco products violates...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2020
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Aug 8, 2020 at 7:59 am | 11 comments | 11302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City celebrates revamped California Avenue

The brand new fountain sculpture wasn't the only thing making a splash Thursday on California Avenue, where a crowd of merchants,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by musical, on May 27, 2015 at 9:50 pm | 55 comments | 11298 Views

AROUND TOWN

County looks to set aside more funds to preserve Buena Vista

Santa Clara County supervisors are preparing to raise the pool of money available for a possible purchase of Buena Vista...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:23 pm | 68 comments | 11297 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Strong vs weak American presidents

Ronald Reagan stood strong in favor of liberating the socialist slaves behind the Iron Curtain. He backed up his rhetoric...

Original post made by Michael on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Warren, on Sep 10, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 165 comments | 11295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Club sports add challenges to school athletics

The emergence of "club sports" in the past 20 years has created a pool of experienced coaches in high school athletics --...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 14, 2010 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 11294 Views

RESTAURANTS

Taco shop with a twist

Worlds collide at Valencia Asian Market, which serves Mexican classics like burritos and tacos alongside Chinese BBQ pork...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by GunnBarrel , on May 7, 2015 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 11294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minority students speak to challenges they face

A group of Palo Alto middle and high school students of color spoke Tuesday night about the good, the bad and the ugly inherent...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Dec 21, 2014 at 11:18 pm | 11 comments | 11292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Diversity in Palo Alto Schools: Merit and Demerits

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Original post made by John on Jun. 25, 2007
Last comment by nancy, on Jun 30, 2007 at 8:07 pm | 137 comments | 11291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to approve new bike bridge

They were looking for "Wow!" in the new bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101. Having failed, Palo Alto residents and city leaders...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 28, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 58 comments | 11287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials unveil first phase of San Francisquito Creek flood protection

Under dark clouds and an eventual downpour, public officials on Friday unveiled the completed first phase of San Francisquito...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2018
Last comment by A Duveneck resident, on Feb 4, 2019 at 4:05 pm | 21 comments | 11282 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford scheduling proposal draws student ire

To address an abundance of student scheduling conflicts, Stanford University is considering a plan to spread out its class...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 7, 2013 at 11:02 am | 26 comments | 11282 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Page Mill bike-safety fixes speed ahead

A highly dangerous section of Page Mill Road near Interstate 280 for bicyclists will hopefully become safer under a plan...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Dec 9, 2016 at 9:56 am | 16 comments | 11281 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Why next year's city budget will break your heart

Because of the pandemic, the city of Palo Alto will see sales and hotel taxes go down by tens of millions of dollars next...

Original post made on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by Online Name, on May 24, 2020 at 3:11 pm | 71 comments | 11280 Views
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