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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Narrower lanes on Middlefield Road could slow traffic, improve safety

Middlefield Road in Palo Alto is scheduled for some updates that officials hope will improve safety around Jordan Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 10, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 62 comments | 7931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's so bad about a charter?

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Original post made by Optimist on May. 7, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on May 27, 2007 at 9:43 am | 62 comments | 6412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly grad Anna Luskin dies from car crash

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Original post made on Jun. 24, 2007
Last comment by Member, on Jul 31, 2008 at 7:02 pm | 62 comments | 15017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to set calendar, discuss Mandarin

Two hot-button issues will come before the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday night -- a proposed change to the academic...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Q, on Nov 20, 2010 at 1:36 am | 62 comments | 3843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ken Dauber enters Palo Alto school board race

Parent activist Ken Dauber announced Tuesday, Aug. 7, he will run for the Palo Alto school board in this November's election,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by chini, on Sep 4, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 62 comments | 7272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toddlers, protesters come to school board

Toddlers and poster-bearing protesters added sounds and colors to normally staid surroundings as the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Que Pasa, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 62 comments | 3847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly 'de-laning' proposal off the table

Palo Alto school district officials apparently have reversed their recommendation to de-lane freshman English at Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Tokheim can't manage, on Feb 14, 2014 at 3:38 am | 62 comments | 16515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventy-six in Palo Alto school district get tenure

Seventy-six Palo Alto teachers, counselors and administrators were granted tenure, or "permanent status," Tuesday night by...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by teacher evals, on Mar 28, 2014 at 7:29 am | 62 comments | 28519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday's school board debate: Submit your questions!

What questions would you like asked of the five candidates for Palo Alto school board? Post them here and the Weekly...

Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Thanks Weekly (really) :), on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:47 am | 62 comments | 2743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students: 'Right now is the time to act'

At Tuesday's school board meeting, Palo Alto students made passionate pleas that short-term, immediate changes be made to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 17, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 62 comments | 17478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn students must retake AP exams

A significant number of Gunn High School students will have to retake their Advance Placement (AP) exams after the school...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Teachers NOT Flexible, on May 23, 2016 at 12:50 am | 62 comments | 16526 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dog Mauling Threat

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Original post made by John on Aug. 24, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Dec 8, 2006 at 6:01 pm | 62 comments | 9855 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting victim taken off life support, dies

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Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by vf, on Jul 21, 2008 at 9:57 pm | 62 comments | 5234 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weekly editorial urges police chief to step down

Embattled Palo Alto Police Chief Lynne Johnson should step down as police chief in the face of a firestorm of protest about...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by tj, on Nov 10, 2008 at 7:56 pm | 62 comments | 3263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ban on car dwelling loses support in Palo Alto

Palo Alto is preparing to abandon a deeply divisive proposal to ban vehicle dwelling and to explore instead a program in...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by thompsonr, on Apr 25, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 62 comments | 4922 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Crimes

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Original post made by Tej Uberoi on May. 19, 2007
Last comment by John, on May 23, 2007 at 7:41 pm | 62 comments | 5416 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Facebook's proposed 'village'

It's hard to imagine a better example of how messed up our region's planning processes and development policies are than...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 17, 2017 at 8:24 am | 62 comments | 4315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attorney says police report misleads, inflames

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Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by ? visitor San diego, on Jun 24, 2008 at 3:53 pm | 62 comments | 11156 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Cougars Convention' set for Palo Alto Aug. 28

A man who made headlines running for California governor in the 2003 recall election on a "singles platform" now plans to...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by cougar report, on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:25 am | 62 comments | 3545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police officer topples light pole

A Palo Alto police officer drove into a light pole on Alma Street Tuesday morning, toppling the pole and causing it to hit...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by OY!, on Mar 19, 2011 at 3:08 pm | 62 comments | 2898 Views
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California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

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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