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IT'S BACK!!!! Board votes to revisit MI as a choice program


Original post made by Simon Firth on Mar. 27, 2007
Last comment by Ed Chi, on Jan 8, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 232 comments | 13108 Views


Truck mishap jams traffic at El Camino/Page Mill

A large delivery truck that apparently backed up too far at the We Fix Macs store on El Camino Real early this morning caused...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by JG, on Jan 8, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 15 comments | 3084 Views


Early soccer showdown for Palo Alto, Gunn boys

The first big showdown of the SCVAL De Anza Division boys' soccer race for Palo Alto arrives on Tuesday. That's when the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by DD, on Jan 8, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 2396 Views


Prowlers arrested, suspected of bike thefts

Two teenagers who may have been responsible for a chain of bike thefts in the Crescent Park neighborhood were arrested this...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Gee, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:28 pm | 23 comments | 2835 Views


Bomb threat empties Palo Alto City Hall

An anonymous caller warned city officials Thursday morning (Jan. 7) -- at nearly the same 10:05 a.m. time a moderate earthquake...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 8, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 14 comments | 6158 Views


Business owners create bike rack that's state of the arc

About a year ago, Jeff Selzer launched an ambitious crusade: to get the bicycles parked in downtown Palo Alto the respect...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by AC, on Jan 8, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 3453 Views


California Ave. tree replanting begins Monday

Following the surprise removal of 63 mature street trees on Palo Alto's California Avenue in September, workers will begin...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jimmy, on Jan 8, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 40 comments | 2793 Views


Keeping what matters

Palo Alto developer Roxy Rapp tried to save the Palo Alto Bowl. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Thanks for nothing, on Jan 8, 2010 at 11:35 am | 5 comments | 2720 Views


FML is the second most common user status on Facebook

According to our neighbors at Facebook, the second most common user status on their system is "FML": Personally,...

Original post made by FML on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by sophie, on Jan 8, 2010 at 9:09 am | 4 comments | 2158 Views


Youth group files complaint on Romic

An East Palo Alto youth group has filed a federal civil rights complaint alleging “environmental racism” on the part...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:43 am | 7 comments | 1824 Views


air pollution warning for Friday, January 8

A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been called for tomorrow, Friday, January 8, in the Bay Area. The burning of wood and...

Original post made by spare the air on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by More worried about Fireplaces than Health Care, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:41 am | 1 comment | 2513 Views


Top high-speed rail executive to retire

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, announced today that he will retire at...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by howard, on Jan 8, 2010 at 12:51 am | 2 comments | 2406 Views


Mi Pueblo market gets approval from retailers

Retail store owners in Ravenswood 101 Retail Center in East Palo Alto have voted to approve Mi Pueblo Food Market moving...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 7, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 13 comments | 2774 Views


Palo Alto ponders tougher water-efficiency standards

Seeking to conserve water and comply with a new state law, Palo Alto officials are considering adopting stricter regulations...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Midtowner, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:27 pm | 25 comments | 2600 Views


'Detection camera' to help ease traffic near Paly

Installation of a "vehicle detection camera," possibly by next week, should ease snarls at the new traffic signal on Embarcadero...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 7, 2010 at 7:45 pm | 31 comments | 3102 Views


Rave reviews for 'Everyday Mathematics'

Teachers and administrators from top school districts in Illinois and one in California report strong results after using...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 11 comments | 2655 Views


Judo champ arrested in Menlo Park assault

A judo champion was arrested Thursday after two men were severely beaten at the Caltrain station in Menlo Park, the Associated...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Frank Smith, on Jan 7, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 14 comments | 3841 Views


Anyone been on a plane since Christmas?

Anyone feel like giving their experience of the new safety measures? We have allowed the terrorists to take away our freedoms...

Original post made by Flyer on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Revisionist, on Jan 7, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 34 comments | 2964 Views


Cinematic saints and sinners

The year in film offered moviegoers an array of characters to cheer for and cringe at. This year's list of notable heroes...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Wm, on Jan 7, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 5196 Views


Palo Alto schools: growth, budget cuts in 2010

With rising enrollment and shrinking revenues, cuts in the Palo Alto Unified School District will be necessary in 2010 --...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 7, 2010 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 3340 Views
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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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