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PALO ALTO ISSUES

County approves $960,000 'Tree House' funding

A housing development to be constructed in Palo Alto next year will not only be in a convenient location, but it will also...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Sep 3, 2009 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 2391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Best stationery Store

Since we are unable to comment on the Best Of Voting, I would like to bemoan the lack of a suitable stationery/school supply...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Sep 3, 2009 at 9:58 am | 4 comments | 2206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New buildings at Paly to be discussed today

New building projects at Palo Alto High School will be the topic today at a meeting of the Palo Alto High School Facilities...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Sep 2, 2009 at 11:01 pm | 5 comments | 2067 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Brain games

It's frustrating being out-smarted by a chimpanzee, but that's what happens every day to hundreds of people playing the "Chimp...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Sep 2, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 4945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Packard's Heart - to - Heart

Our pediatrician recommended this class: http://www.lpch.org/newsEvents/EventsLectures/YourFamilysHealth/heartToHeart.html Any...

Original post made by Pre-Teen Mom on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1944 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Please think before you speak.

There are some rumors spreading around town concerning unpleasant and very tragic details of recent events. These details,...

Original post made by Another parent on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any differences between clarinets?

We have to make a mad dash by Friday to find a clarinet for my 5th grader for the two-year music requirement. Any recommendations...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2009 at 11:38 am | 8 comments | 4348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Your kids are smoking marijuana near my house

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Original post made by Jim on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by anon., on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:42 am | 44 comments | 6813 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 | 3459 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest burglary suspect

Burglary in progress reported at 3:30pm on Tuesday near Edgewood Drive. Witness got a license plate number. Suspect arrested...

Original post made by billy on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1925 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo: No plans for health care town hall?

As people pack town hall meetings across the country on plans for health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 2, 2009 at 9:03 am | 26 comments | 2547 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Law Professor John H. Barton dies of bike-accident injuries

John H. Barton, 72, a Stanford University law professor whose career emphasized the interface between science and the law,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 2, 2009 at 8:26 am | 3 comments | 2113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Funding and Prop 13 and California's Education Challenge

This is a spin-off from the Star report thread. These two posts are really about the related but separate topic of California's...

Original post made by a common myth on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by a common myth, on Sep 1, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 41 comments | 3411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man, 50s, robs Palo Alto credit union

A man robbed the Provident Credit Union at 2390 El Camino Real in Palo Alto shortly after noon Saturday, Palo Alto Police...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on Sep 1, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 6 comments | 2116 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

So what are those light on top of traffic lights on arastradero?

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Original post made by John Walkjer on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by just thinkin', on Sep 1, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 4868 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking Problems In Evergreen Park

I have been dealing w/parking issues in Evergreen park for months. A new building went up at 1795 El Camino, and the employees...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Another resident, on Sep 1, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 40 comments | 4509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JP Blanchard's mother: 'Empower our students'

The mother of a Gunn High School student who died at the Caltrain tracks in May pleaded with the school board Tuesday night...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Sep 1, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 61 comments | 8851 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building a community where everyone matters

Faith leaders urge a combined effort to create a community where everyone matters and people take time to express that in...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 1, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 3 comments | 1727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain horns back to normal volume, people still whine

http://www.insidebayarea.com/sanmateocountytimes/localnews/ci_13241557...

Original post made by billy on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Sep 1, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 2189 Views

AROUND TOWN

A passion for fashion

Mary Kennedy struts the catwalk in the "1930's schoolgirl" inspired outfit she designed and made during a two-week session...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Dad, on Sep 1, 2009 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 2445 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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