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AROUND TOWN

For some, the Good of PC zoning trumps the Bad and the Ugly

Critics of the "planned community" zone may be quick to cry "Foul" when a proposed public benefit falls short of expectations,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Alabama, on Feb 7, 2009 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 2678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moving of Edgewood Plaza buildings approved

The proposed redevelopment of Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center took another step forward Wednesday morning. Members of the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 21, 2011 at 1:02 am | 22 comments | 2678 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Valuing the neighborhood grocery store

The latest large development project to come under the microscope of the "Palo Alto Process" is the imaginative, seemingly...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by WH, on Jul 6, 2009 at 11:37 pm | 10 comments | 2677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss achievement gap committee

Superintendent Max McGee's call for an achievement gap task force made up of students, teachers and community members will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 14, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 2677 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student faces six months in jail

A former Stanford University student faces up to six months in jail for disrupting and altering her ex-boyfriend's computer,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2677 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local Judge Lucy Koh nominated to federal court

The Santa Clara County Superior Court judge presiding over panhandler Victor Frost's constitutional challenge to Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 2677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to mount cameras on front of trains

Video cameras mounted on the fronts of locomotives could be installed by Caltrain in August, pending a clarification of how...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Koa, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 9 comments | 2677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local library subscribes to novel music idea

For card-carrying members of the Palo Alto City Library, book and movie checkouts last for weeks but music downloads last...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by casey, on Sep 2, 2014 at 10:42 am | 6 comments | 2677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental hero

For her environmental stewardship in the community, Katia Reeves received the title Environmental Hero for the 13th Senate...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

Young families, both local and international, are attracted to Palo Alto for its excellent public schools. However, not everyone...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes changes to recycling program

After years of dwindling usage and shrinking space, Palo Alto's recycling center will shutter for good in February -- the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Nov 2, 2011 at 6:33 pm | 20 comments | 2676 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 | 2676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Future of Palo Alto's animal services to be debated tonight

The fate of Palo Alto's aged but popular Animal Services Center on East Bayshore Road will be the focus of a public hearing...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Yvonne, on May 14, 2012 at 4:54 pm | 16 comments | 2676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growth impacts, housing needs to drive city's 2017 priorities

Housing and traffic, the two topics that have dominated Palo Alto's political and policy debates for the past year, will...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Feb 4, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 12 comments | 2676 Views

SPORTS

SHP and Priory girls sit atop WBAL Foothill Division race

==B Tuesday's prep soccer== The day began with three teams tied for first place in the West Bay Athletic League (Foothill...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by soccer fan, on Jan 18, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 2676 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Broken pipe leaves 100 in Midtown without water

A water main break in midtown Palo Alto in the area of Middlefield Road and Sutter Avenue early this morning left about 100...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Social Butterfly, on Apr 20, 2013 at 2:50 am | 6 comments | 2676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Knights bring home medals from football playoffs

Members of the Palo Alto Knights' football team are back home, ready to start a new week with just a few more days of school...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Anne, on Dec 15, 2008 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 2675 Views

SPORTS

Tell it goodbye: Cal to drop its baseball program

California has cut its baseball program, along with other sports, it was announced Tuesday. "I've been doing this long enough,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Emy Kelty, on Nov 23, 2010 at 12:59 pm | 6 comments | 2675 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State budget passes, Palo Alto schools face cuts

The Palo Alto Unified School District plans to tap into its reserve in an effort to offset massive state budget cuts passed...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by paul, on Feb 20, 2009 at 11:19 am | 6 comments | 2675 Views

AROUND TOWN

OPEN thread on "Why we need to get rid of anonymous comments".

Seems some folks just detest free speech delivered in an anonymous fashion. So much so, in fact, that when said folk opens...

Original post made by anonymous on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 12, 2011 at 10:44 am | 59 comments | 2675 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 31

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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