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SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools to add engineering, AP Chinese

An AP course in Chinese language and culture and a class in engineering design are likely to be added to this fall's class...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 3740 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Inside the jury: anatomy of a murder verdict

It was just a quick look, but what Victor Moreno saw last Friday moved him greatly. Moreno, juror No. 6 in the trial of Otto...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Lorena Lopez, on Mar 25, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 3 comments | 2530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto planners approve big foothills home

Weeks after Palo Alto's planning commissioners rejected setting maximum sizes for new houses in the Foothills, they found...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:53 am | 2 comments | 1968 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Survey probes traits of 'senior technical women'

Technical women occupying the highest ranks of Silicon Valley companies differ in some key respects from top technical men,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by louise, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:11 am | 6 comments | 2589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plans for California Avenue discussed, debated

Palo Alto residents debated plans for changing California Avenue Tuesday night, in particular shrinking the number of lanes...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Lawrence Garwin, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:10 am | 32 comments | 3673 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bike accident on Ross Road

Anyone know what happened to the person who was down on the ground on Ross Road (near the Y) around 6:45pm this evening?...

Original post made by Midtowner on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Midtowner, on Mar 25, 2010 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 2007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Getting into the groove

Kathleen Barkats (left) and J.R. Russ, dance students visiting Stanford University from Washington D.C., practice for an...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:53 am | 2 comments | 1889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pet owners become 'guardians'

In an effort to encourage greater care of companion animals, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today added "guardian"...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Creeping nuttyness, on Mar 24, 2010 at 11:37 pm | 5 comments | 1710 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto firm, with Stanford ties, scores big IPO

The auspicious initial public offering of a Palo Alto-based financial-advice firm last week has IPO watchers hopeful that...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Mar 24, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 3 comments | 1846 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How Governments Spend Taxpayers' Money

At the time of this so called historic healthcare bill, I thought it timely to share this video to show in a humorous yet...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by ten18, on Mar 24, 2010 at 9:06 am | 2 comments | 1937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Founder of Palo Alto Bicycles dies

Bernhard J. (Bernie) Hoffacker, original owner of Palo Alto Bicycles, died Dec. 5, a few days short of his 92nd birthday,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 24, 2010 at 8:26 am | 6 comments | 3382 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to hang photos and art

A little forethought will avoid unsightly holes in the wall Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16210...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 24, 2010 at 2:00 am | 1 comment | 2466 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's MacQuitty runs nation's fastest 800 meters

Palo Alto High senior Philip MacQuitty has made a career out of running well at long distances. He has become so accomplished...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jared, on Mar 23, 2010 at 11:53 pm | 8 comments | 4919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foreign language immersion for only one year

Hi, My child was offered admission into a private foreign language immersion school and after careful consideration of...

Original post made by Palo Alto mom on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 36 comments | 3490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A slice of 'pi'

Lucille Nixon Elementary School fifth-grader Maggie Wang colors in her share of the humongous paper quilt she and her 22...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by pi, on Mar 23, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 2419 Views

AROUND TOWN

County TB cases still high despite statewide drop

Tuberculosis cases in Santa Clara County are the third highest in the state and remain high despite a large drop in the rest...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by George, on Mar 23, 2010 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 1868 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill Palo Alto campus may be rebuilt slowly

Foothill College could expand the square footage it occupies at Palo Alto's Cubberley Community Center by 43 percent and...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by ron greenlee, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 2109 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue trees get the axe

The planned removal of 50 mature street trees lining the California Avenue business district has some residents, shoppers...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Lauren, on Mar 23, 2010 at 12:45 am | 150 comments | 11426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by Bvrrvs, on Mar 22, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 9 comments | 3496 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest two, seek third in EPA shooting

Police arrested two suspects Friday and are looking for a third person of interest in a shooting at the Boys & Girls Club...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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