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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Joe Simitian's Endorsements

As a 45 year Palo Alto resident, I've had the pleasure of watching Joe Simitian polish his political skills as he served...

Original post made by John Baum on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by @david, on Oct 28, 2016 at 8:47 pm | 2 comments | 288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council race heats up in Palo Alto

With just days to go until the filing deadline, the race for the City Council in Palo Alto is suddenly heating up, with four...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by David, on Oct 28, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 57 comments | 8385 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County voters to decide on Measure B half-cent sales tax

Voters will decide next month on a measure that would raise billions of dollars to help address many public transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by VTA Grand Jury, on Oct 28, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 13 comments | 2578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heidi Emberling

Incumbent Heidi Emberling first ran for a seat on the school board four years ago, she said, to shift what she saw as an...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by No Endorsements?, on Oct 28, 2016 at 3:08 pm | 13 comments | 1679 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Company Town: Tech vs Grassroots

The movie is about SF (tech takeover of housing and attempts to do so with Board of Supevisors=CC) but could just as well...

Original post made by Company Town on Oct. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Royalty, Sumo wrestlers and Pokemon?

Five minutes before the day let out at Gunn High School on Oct. 20, there was no sign of life outside on Titan Field, just...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Good, clean FUN!, on Oct 28, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 3 comments | 2699 Views

SPORTS

The brothers Johnson face off in SCVAL water polo title match

Prep report John Anderson made a big impact for the Palo Alto boys water polo team Thursday without scoring a goal in a...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Grammar critic, on Oct 28, 2016 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 1813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school wellness centers provide support, coordination

Less than three months into the school year, new wellness centers at Palo Alto and Gunn high schools have been visited about...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Harold A. Maio, on Oct 28, 2016 at 11:21 am | 10 comments | 3141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja unauthorized over enrollment spech to City Council

STAN SHORE October 17, 2016 speech to Palo Alto, City Council August 22, 2016, I spoke to the city council regarding...

Original post made by Stan Shore on Oct. 17, 2016
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 28, 2016 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group claims 'impersonation' over PAC registration

Since Palo Alto Forward came into existence in 2014, its members have been among the city's staunchest advocates for more...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by OutsideMoney, on Oct 28, 2016 at 9:51 am | 100 comments | 8379 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Case in 2014 death of Palo Alto tennis coach comes to a close

Nearly two years after a Palo Alto tennis instructor was killed during a fight near a Palo Alto nightclub, the case against...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Oct 28, 2016 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 4950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simple tips for a safe Halloween

Simple tips for a safe Halloween: 1. if you plan on drinking, don't drive to begin with 2. it is OK to drive slower than...

Original post made by parent on Oct. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 206 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who is running for East Palo Alto City Council?

The four contenders for three seats on the East Palo Alto City Council all come with a long history of either public service...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Representative Government, on Oct 28, 2016 at 7:59 am | 3 comments | 1398 Views

BOOKS

Book Talk

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/10/27/book-talk posted Thursday, October 27, 2016, 9:13...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Dot Kostriken, on Oct 28, 2016 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 865 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sexual offenses, alcohol arrests top Stanford crimes

A new Stanford University safety and security report found that the number of reported sexual crimes and alcohol-related...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 27, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 8 comments | 3039 Views

MOVIES

Star Trek Club

Hailing on all frequencies! How have you been celebrating the 50th anniversary of Star Trek this year? Would you like...

Original post made by Star Trek Club on Oct. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 353 Views

RESTAURANTS

A Scottish primer

Martins West Gastropub in Redwood City is all about Scotland, from the haggis on a stick to delectable fish and chips. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Not a Scot, but..., on Oct 27, 2016 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 2308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to explore new affordable housing zoning

Three years after it suffered a stinging rebuff from Palo Alto voters, the city's leading affordable-housing developer is...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 27, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 35 comments | 4626 Views

AROUND TOWN

The kids are alright

In the words of the old maxim, if you want something done right, do it yourself. Local teens have taken that credo to heart...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Deb W, on Oct 27, 2016 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2482 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto landlord accused of trying to force tenants out

An East Palo Alto landlord has been charged with felony destruction of property in an attempt to force his rent-controlled...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by What is it About the Elite, on Oct 27, 2016 at 1:28 pm | 6 comments | 6217 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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