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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local voter guide

It's just hours before Election Day polls open. While many voters have already cast their votes through early polling or...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by Mama, on Nov 7, 2016 at 7:39 pm | 20 comments | 7548 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Adrian Fine

Adrian Fine, the chair of the city's Planning and Transportation Commission, isn't exactly a "Grow, baby, grow" kind of guy....

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by easy one, on Nov 7, 2016 at 6:20 pm | 26 comments | 2196 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A perspective on Chinese home buyers

Over the past few years, it has become predictable that during the summer Chinese families send their kids to our local camps...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Bet?, on Nov 7, 2016 at 4:21 pm | 78 comments | 6231 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

My votes for City Council

Amid the heavy partisanship of our current local election I’d like to share my reasons for supporting Arthur Keller, Liz...

Original post made by Pat Burt on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by I'm for Kou, Keller, Carl & Stone, on Nov 7, 2016 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 710 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Brown signs legislation broadening restroom access laws

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that is being considered the most inclusive restroom access law in the nation, California...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by BrianR, on Nov 7, 2016 at 2:06 pm | 13 comments | 2217 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football team is getting better, says coach Shaw

The Stanford football team used its 1-2 punch of Christian McCaffrey and Conrad Ukropina to subdue Oregon State, 26-15, at...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by student, on Nov 7, 2016 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 2607 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voting Early at the Library

I voted Saturday. It was a 90 minute wait before I got a ballot. Most importantly, it is great that so many people are...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by voter, on Nov 7, 2016 at 8:43 am | 4 comments | 362 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More PAF Dirty Campaigning

Someone named Laura Woodrow just sent a campaign email to the Barron Park neighborhood list, pretending to be someone from...

Original post made by More PAF Dirty Tricks on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Nov 6, 2016 at 11:08 pm | 25 comments | 794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Max McGee Really Up to the Job?

This is a serious question and I think it is time to ask it. Is Max McGee really up to the job of managing the school district? Regardless...

Original post made by parent on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Inside View, on Nov 6, 2016 at 6:31 pm | 26 comments | 1080 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal women beat Cal, claim another Pac-12 soccer title

The No. 3 Stanford women's soccer team defeated No. 21 California, 4-1, Friday afternoon to claim its 11th Pac-12 title,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by Tony, on Nov 6, 2016 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What 'quality of life' means to me

Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/28/guest-opinion posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Rpthank you for writing this, on Nov 6, 2016 at 11:24 am | 63 comments | 5581 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our election recommendations

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/28/our-election-recommendations posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 6, 2016 at 1:55 am | 15 comments | 9246 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dog helps police nab suspected copper thieves

Palo Alto police got some help from a surveillance camera and dog in arresting an uncle and a nephew who were allegedly trying...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Nov 6, 2016 at 1:43 am | 5 comments | 4485 Views

SPORTS

The Vikings do all the little things that add up to a big victory

Prep football Paul Jackson III rushed for 217 yards on 26 carries and scored three times in Palo Alto's 36-29 SCVAL victory...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Alexis, on Nov 5, 2016 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1940 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rustic and refined

At iTalico, California Avenue's new Italian addition to its growing restaurant repertoire, comfort food has an edge. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by lxtics, on Nov 5, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 2990 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters to the editor

<B>Earned the right Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/11/04/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by C.Con, on Nov 5, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is Santa Clara County Measure A a Trojan Horse?

I'm being blocked from posting my concern. I've tried several times....

Original post made by Long-time Voting Democrat on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Old Timer, on Nov 5, 2016 at 3:05 pm | 8 comments | 519 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Target to open 'flexible-format' store in East Palo Alto

Target will open a new "flexible format" store in the Ravenswood Shopping Center in East Palo Alto, the retail company announced...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Nov 5, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 7686 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School district will report weighted GPA

After three hours of discussion and passionate pleas from more than 30 parents and high school students, the Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Parent of 2, on Nov 5, 2016 at 2:25 pm | 112 comments | 11227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where the Palo Alto school-board candidates stand on class size

At a town hall meeting on the Palo Alto school district’s budget shortfall on Sept. 15, Superintendent Max McGee made a...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 5, 2016 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 3875 Views
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One more week to vote!

Don't forget to 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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